Wednesday May 01, 2002

US date format: 5/1/2002, UK date format: 1/5/2002

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 1, 2002). 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. Famous people born on this day include Erifilly Hionos . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while A Song Flung Up To Heaven by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching MI-5. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Invincible Iron Man or Enclave.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2002, at May 01 across the years or at May 2002 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Movies

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City of God

City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Country: United States of America

The Man Without a Past

The Man Without a Past

Directed by: Aki Kaurismäki

Starring: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Annikki Tähti, Juhani Niemelä

Ice Age

Ice Age

Directed by: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

Starring: Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Goran Visnjic

Country: United States of America

The Tracker

The Tracker

Directed by: Rolf de Heer

Starring: David Gulpilil, Gary Sweet, Damon Gameau, Grant Page

24 Hour Party People

24 Hour Party People

Directed by: Michael Winterbottom

Starring: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 01, 2002?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Foolishyoutube
  2. - U Don't Have To Call
  3. - What's Luv?
  4. - I Need A Girl (Part One)
  5. - Pass The Courvoisier Part II

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Quitame Ese Hombre
  2. - Escapar [Escape]
  3. - Y Tu Te Vas
  4. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  5. - Hay Otra En Tu Lugar

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Story of a Noble Family

The Story of a Noble Family

MI-5

MI-5

Directed by: Bharat Nalluri

Rockface

Rockface

Directed by: Mark Roper

No Boundaries

No Boundaries

Directed by: Violet Mendoza

Verdammt verliebt

Verdammt verliebt

How old am I?

If May 1st, 2002 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Song Flung Up To Heaven by Maya Angelou

A Song Flung Up To Heaven

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The culmination of a unique achievement in modern American literature: the six volumes of autobiography that began more than thirty years ago with the appearance of I Know Why the Caged

The Summons by John Grisham

The Summons

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Ray Atlee is a professor of law at the University of Virginia. He's forty-three, newly single, and still enduring the aftershocks of a surprise divorce. He has a younger brother, Forrest, who redefines the notion of a family's black sheep.And

Blinded By The Right by David Brock

Blinded By The Right

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In a powerful and deeply personal memoir in the tradition of Arthur Koestler’s The God That Failed, David Brock, the original right-wing scandal reporter, chronicles his rise to the pinnacle of

Body Of Lies by Iris Johansen

Body Of Lies

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From Iris Johansen, the New York Times bestselling author of The Search and Final Target, comes a taut, fast-paced, and terrifying psychological thriller that pushes the level of suspense to the

Report From Ground Zero by Dennis Smith

Report From Ground Zero

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The tragic events of September 11, 2001, forever altered the American landscape, both figuratively and literally. Immediately after the jets struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dennis Smith,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita PlayStation 4

Genre: Platform Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

The Invincible Iron Man

The Invincible Iron Man

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

SOCOM

SOCOM

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Mobile Phone

Genre: Third-person shooter, tactical shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

Enclave

Enclave

Platform: Xbox Microsoft Windows Wii

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: NA Conspiracy Games; EU Swing! Deutschland

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $39.90
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $24.29
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $52.16
  • General Electric GE: opens at $31.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $83.85

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 127.4 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5604 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6025 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 115.44 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6188 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 01, 2002?

On May 01, 2002 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 2002?

On May 01, 2002 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 2002?

On May 01, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 2002?

On May 01, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 01, 2002?

On May 01, 2002 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 01, 2002?

On May 01, 2002 several famous people were born including, Erifilly Hionos.

What was the number one song in May 01, 2002?

The number one song in the week of May 01, 2002 was Foolish by Ashanti in US and Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 2002?

The top hits on May 01, 2002 were Foolish by Ashanti, What's Luv? by Fat Joe, U Don't Have To Call by Usher in US and Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates, Whenever Wherever by Shakira, How You Remind Me by Nickelback in UK.


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