Tuesday December 04, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/4/2001, UK date format: 4/12/2001

December 4th, 2001 was the 338th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while Journey Through Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek 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 Flower, Sun, and Rain or e-Racer.

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 04, 2001 Events

What happened on December 04, 2001?

Historical Events

  • Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah Al-Haj, Sultan of Selangor and 11th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia dies in office.

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See also

What happened on December 04 in history? Find out the list of December 4th major events

What was 2001 famous for? Discover everything about 2001


December 04, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Other December 4th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 04, 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 04.

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December 04, 2001 Famous Deaths

Other December 4th famous deaths

  • American musician.

  • British composer and foremost authority on opera who revived interest through his 1945 "Peter Grimes" and other works, as well as...

  • French-born Spanish singer (d. 2005).

  • Richard Todd

    Ireland -- Actor (Dorian Gray and Assassin Yangtse Incident).

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December 04, 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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December 04, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 04, 2001?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

December 4th marks the 337th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 27 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 04, 2001 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 04, 2001?


  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
  • Navy Day in India


  • International Day of Banks
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 04, 2001? Which were the top hits on December 04, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Family Affairyoutube
  2. - U Got It Badyoutube
  3. - How You Remind Meyoutube
  4. - Hero
  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. - Always On Time
  5. - We Thuggin'

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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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Country: United States of America

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2001

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Starring: Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville

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

Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell

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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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 …

Last Man Standing by David Baldacci

Last Man Standing


Web London was trained to enter hostile territory and emerge alive. Web London was then forced to spend ten seconds in dark alleys, which cost him his friends, his fellow agents and his reputation.

The Mitford Snowmen by Jan Karon

The Mitford Snowmen


Everyone's favourite characters are full of holiday spirit in Mitford at Christmastime. The Mitford Snowmen are brought to Main Street by a swirling snowfall for a snowman-building contest.

The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon

The Fiery Cross


The fifth volume in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander saga is a stunning feat of storytelling. It features James Fraser, an 18th-century Scotsman, and Claire Randall, a 20th-century time-travelling wife. It is 1771 and war is on the horizon.

September 11, 2001 by the editors of New York magazine

September 11, 2001


Two hijacked planes crashed into New York's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. This began the remarkable story of how a great city responded to the worst natural disaster.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 4th, 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?

Flower, Sun, and Rain

Flower, Sun, and Rain

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; JP Marvelous Entertainment; EU Rising Star Games; NA Marvelous Entertainment USA



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Rage Software

Deathmatch Classic

Deathmatch Classic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve L.L.C.

Army Men: Operation Green

Army Men: Operation Green

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: 3DO

Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding

Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios


December 04, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for December 04, 2001 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on December 04, 2001

Sport Games on December 04, 2001

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - Man City : 2 - 3
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Brentford : 3 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Ajax - For Sittard : 4 - 0
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $38.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $21.05
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $65.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $37.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $114.30

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 124.11 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5707 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6532 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 110.5 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.626 GBP

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