Thursday January 04, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 1/4/2001, UK date format: 4/1/2001

January 4th, 2001 was the 4th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was #1 song in the UK.

Tigerland, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Division. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom vs. SNK 2 or Tetris Worlds.

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), 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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January 04, 2001 Events

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

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January 04, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Other January 4th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If January 04, 2001 is your birthday you are 22 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 04.

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January 04, 2001 Famous Deaths

Who died on January 04, 2001?

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January 04, 2001 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius

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Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Metal

Snake personality

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January 04, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 04, 2001?

The day of the week was Thursday.

January 4th marks the 3rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 361 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


January 04, 2001 Holidays and Observances

What is special on January 04, 2001?


  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Music charts

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

  1. - Independent Women Part Iyoutube
  2. - He Loves U Not
  3. - It Wasn't Me
  4. - Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)
  5. - With Arms Wide Openyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Touch Me
  2. - Gotta Get Thru This
  3. - It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
  4. - Have You Ever
  5. - Somethin' Stupid

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Independent Women Part Iyoutube
  2. - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
  3. - Ms. Jackson
  4. - I Wish
  5. - Danger (Been So Long)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Yo Te Amo
  2. - Te Quise Olvidar
  3. - A Puro Dolor
  4. - Cuando Seas Mia
  5. - Infiel

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

Delivering Milo

Delivering Milo

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Albert Finney, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott

Country: United States of America

Drowning Mona

Drowning Mona

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Nick Gomez

Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell, Jamie Lee Curtis

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Division

The Division

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Eric Won

Welcome to New York

Welcome to New York

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

Canada: A People's History

Canada: A People's History

Release year: 2000

Starring: Lorne Cardinal, Paule Baillargeon, Torri Higginson, Jeff Page

Country: Canada

Einsatz in Hamburg

Einsatz in Hamburg

Release year: 2000



Release year: 2000

Magazine Covers

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Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie


Perhaps it was a grandparent or teacher or a friend. For those who are older and more patient, wiser, and can help you navigate the world, they will be able to give you sound advice and help you find your …

Winter'S Heart by Robert Jordan

Winter'S Heart


Millions of Robert Jordan lovers will be thrilled to see the release of the ninth volume in the amazing series The Wheel of Time.

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese?


The #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH MORE THAN 10 MILLION PRINTS! A timeless business classic, "Who Moved My Cheese?" It uses a simple parabel that reveals profound truths about how to deal with change.

Roses Are Red by James Patterson

Roses Are Red


This thrilling thriller features Detective Alex Cross as he pursues the Mastermind, the most brilliant criminal he has ever encountered. Washington, D.C. has been stunned by a series crime sprees.

Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz

Drowning Ruth



Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on January 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?

Capcom vs. SNK 2

Capcom vs. SNK 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Tetris Worlds

Tetris Worlds

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox Game Boy Advance Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: THQ

Commandos 2: Men of Courage

Commandos 2: Men of Courage

Platform: Microsoft Windows Macintosh PlayStation 2 Xbox Mac OS X

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

Age of Sail II

Age of Sail II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

Test Drive Off-Road Wide Open

Test Drive Off-Road Wide Open

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames (PS2) Atari (Xbox)


January 04, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for January 04, 2001 is First Quarter.

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Sport Games on January 04, 2001

Sport Games on January 04, 2001


American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Houston Rockets : 97 - 107
  • New Jersey Nets - Miami Heat : 78 - 81
  • Orlando Magic - New York Knicks : 92 - 95
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Minnesota Timberwolves : 92 - 105
  • Washington Wizards - Chicago Bulls : 96 - 98
See all Basketball game results of January 04, 2001

Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • PAOK - Eth Asteras : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 04, 2001

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $85.63
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.14
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $47.81
  • General Electric GE: opens at $47.31
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $94.75

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 115.53 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.4975 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.604 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 109.82 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.633 GBP

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