Wednesday December 05, 2001

US date format: 12/5/2001, UK date format: 5/12/2001

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Sagittarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on December 5, 2001).

Famous birthdays on this day include Diego Velazquez .

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 Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub 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 Beatmania IIDX 5th Style or 21-Two One-.

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.

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December 05, 2001 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If December 05, 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 05.

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December 05, 2001 Famous Deaths


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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

Iris

Iris

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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

Country: United States of America

Tigerland

Tigerland

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 05, 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
Sport Games on December 05, 2001

Sport Games on December 05, 2001


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  • Chelsea - Charlton : 0 - 1
  • West Ham - Aston Villa : 1 - 1
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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

How old am I?

If December 05, 2001 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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Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub

Black House

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Talisman, "an intelligent...suspenseful page-turner" (The Wall Street Journal) from "two master craftsmen, each at the top of his game" (The Washington Post).Twenty

Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

Violets Are Blue

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D.C. Detective Alex Cross is familiar with many crime scenes. The grisly murders of two runners in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park shocked even Cross. These killings look more like the work savage animals than human beings.

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

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This Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about America's founder father and second president is a bestseller. It was brilliantly written by David McCullough, master historian.

Holy War, Inc. by Peter L. Bergen

Holy War, Inc.

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The world was forever changed by the terrorist attack that claimed the lives of more than 3000 Americans on September 11, 2001.

Crossing Over by John Edward

Crossing Over

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John Edward brings his fans along on an extraordinary journey through his life. His TV show and his personal appearance arespoilt, funny, and surprisingly candidJohn Edward deals with the issues.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beatmania IIDX 5th Style

Beatmania IIDX 5th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

21-Two One-

21-Two One-

Platform: Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Romance, Mystery

Publisher: BasiL (Windows) PrincessSoft (DC)

Atlantis The Lost Empire: Trial by Fire

Atlantis The Lost Empire: Trial by Fire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive

Empire Earth

Empire Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Test Drive Off-Road Wide Open

Test Drive Off-Road Wide Open

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames (PS2) Atari (Xbox)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $38.85
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $22.36
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $66.49
  • General Electric GE: opens at $37.60
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.85

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 124.24 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5724 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6617 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 110.2 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6264 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 05, 2001?

On December 05, 2001 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is December 05, 2001?

On December 05, 2001 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 05, 2001?

On December 05, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 05, 2001?

On December 05, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 05, 2001?

On December 05, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 05, 2001?

On December 05, 2001 several famous people were born including, Diego Velazquez.

Which famous people died on December 05, 2001?

Famous people died on December 05, 2001 include, Franco Rasetti.

What was the number one song in December 05, 2001?

The number one song in the week of December 05, 2001 was Family Affair by Mary J. Blige in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield in UK.

What were the top hits on December 05, 2001?

The top hits on December 05, 2001 were Family Affair by Mary J. Blige, U Got It Bad by Usher, How You Remind Me by Nickelback in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield, Have You Ever by S Club 7, Somethin' Stupid by Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman in UK.