Saturday December 01, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/1/2001, UK date format: 1/12/2001

December 1st, 2001 was the 335th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Saturday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Aiko Princess Toshi and Aiko .

The number one song in US was Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was #1 song in the UK.

Ocean's Eleven, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while Churchill by Roy Jenkins was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Harold and the Purple Crayon. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex or Fighting Vipers 2.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 01, 2001 Events

What happened on December 01, 2001?

Historical Events

  • Captain Bill Compton brought Trans World Airlines Flight 220 (an MD-83) into St. Louis International Airport, bringing an end to 76 years of TWA operations after American Airlines purchased TWA.

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What happened on December 01 in history? Find out the list of December 1st major events

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December 01, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 01, 2001?

Other December 1st famous birthdays

  • Woody Allen

    American comedian, writer and actor, as well as film director, screenwriter and playwright, he is gifted and attractive.

  • French television presenter, anchor, romance writer and director of news at TF1.

  • Columbian drug kingpin, terrorist and head of the Medellin Carttel.

  • Sarah Silverman

    American comedian, writer, producer, actress.

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How old am I?

If December 01, 2001 is your birthday you are 21 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 01.

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December 01, 2001 Famous Deaths

Other December 1st famous deaths

  • James Baldwin

    American writer (Born in 1924).

  • American writer (Born in 1924).

  • Claude Jade

    One of the most prominent actresses of France's new wave, well-known for her roles in Truffaut’s trilogy: "Baisers volA (c)s", and "Domicile...

  • American gay choreographer, dancer, and director of black gay, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.

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December 01, 2001 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Sagittarius personality

Who should a Sagittarius marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Metal

Snake personality

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Can the numbers in December 01, 2001 reveal something about your future ? Find out


December 01, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 01, 2001?

The day of the week was Saturday.

December 1st marks the 334th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 30 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 01, 2001 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 01, 2001?


  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
  • World AIDS Day
  • Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 01, 2001? Which were the top hits on December 01, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Family Affairyoutube
  2. - U Got It Badyoutube
  3. - Hero
  4. - How You Remind Meyoutube
  5. - Turn Off The Light

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Gotta Get Thru This
  2. - Have You Ever
  3. - Somethin' Stupid
  4. - Murder On The Dancefloor
  5. - Who Do You Love Now (Stringer)

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - U Got It Badyoutube
  2. - Rock The Boat
  3. - Differences
  4. - Girls, Girls, Girls
  5. - Family Affairyoutube

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tantita Pena
  2. - Dejame Entrar
  3. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  4. - Heroe
  5. - Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Ocean's Eleven

Ocean's Eleven

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

Country: United States of America

I Am Sam

I Am Sam

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Jessie Nelson

Starring: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2001

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

Country: United States of America

The Faculty

The Faculty

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett

Country: United States of America

What Women Want

What Women Want

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Release year: 2001

Directed by: David Piel

Justice League

Justice League

Release year: 2001

Written by:

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States of America

The Kumars at No. 42

The Kumars at No. 42

Release year: 2001

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Churchill by Roy Jenkins



Roy Jenkins presents a complete portrait of Winston Churchill in Churchill. It covers his childhood, World War II, and beyond.

Journey Through Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Journey Through Heartsongs


Mattie J.T. Stepanek leads us on a Journey Through Heartsongs, featuring more of his beautiful poems. These poems reflect the rare wisdom Mattie gained through his battle with rare forms of muscular dystrophy, and the loss of his three siblings …

A Bend In The Road by Nicholas Sparks

A Bend In The Road


Miles Ryan's marriage ended in tragedy when his wife was struck and run. This happened two years ago. He is the deputy sheriff in New Bern, North Carolina.

Cosbyology by Bill Cosby



The comic genius and #1 New York Times bestseller of Congratulations! returns to his early days as a comedian. We will now see the funny side of life.

The Wild Blue by Stephen E. Ambrose

The Wild Blue


Stephen E. Ambrose is the celebrated author of Band of Brothers, and Undaunted Courage. We follow him in the dangerous and crowded B-24s while his crew fought to defeat the German war machine.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 1st, 2001 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex

Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal Interactive

Fighting Vipers 2

Fighting Vipers 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

Clive Barker's Undying

Clive Barker's Undying

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: EA Games

AirForce Delta Storm

AirForce Delta Storm

Platform: Xbox Game Boy Advance

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Konami

Ape Escape 2

Ape Escape 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP / EU Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Ubisoft


December 01, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on December 01, 2001

Sport Games on December 01, 2001

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Juventus - Perugia : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 01, 2001

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 4 - 2
  • Antwerp - Lokeren : 1 - 1
  • Beveren - Germinal : 1 - 1
  • Genk - St Truiden : 2 - 2
  • Gent - Lommel : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of December 01, 2001

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Dortmund : 0 - 2
  • Hansa Rostock - Wolfsburg : 1 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Freiburg : 3 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Cottbus : 1 - 0
  • Nurnberg - Schalke 04 : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of December 01, 2001

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Karlsruhe : 2 - 0
  • Mannheim - Reutlingen : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 01, 2001

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