Thursday December 13, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/13/2001, UK date format: 13/12/2001

December 13th, 2001 was the 347th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was U Got It Bad by Usher. Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was #1 song in the UK.

Black Hawk Down, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while Desecration by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. 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 Fly! II or Bejeweled.

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 13, 2001 Events

What happened on December 13, 2001?

Historical Events

  • U.S. President George W. Bush announced the United States' withdrawal of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • Tuanku Syed Siajuddin, Raja Perlis, becomes the 12th Yang di–Pertuan Agong in Malaysia

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What happened on December 13 in history? Find out the list of December 13th major events

What was 2001 famous for? Discover everything about 2001


December 13, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Other December 13th famous birthdays

  • Taylor Swift

    American singer-songwriter.

  • American economist, who was appointed Federal Reserve Chairman by President George W. Bush on October 24, 2005.

  • American singer/songwriter (Evanescence).

  • Jamie Foxx

    American actor who won Academy Award for his brilliant portrayal of Ray Charles in "Ray.

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How old am I?

If December 13, 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 13.

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December 13, 2001 Famous Deaths

Other December 13th famous deaths

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December 13, 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 13, 2001 reveal something about your future ? Find out


December 13, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 13, 2001?

The day of the week was Thursday.

December 13th marks the 346th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 18 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 13, 2001 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 13, 2001?


  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
  • Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
  • St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 13, 2001? Which were the top hits on December 13, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - U Got It Badyoutube
  2. - Family Affairyoutube
  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. - Always On Time
  3. - Rock The Boat
  4. - A Woman's Worth
  5. - Differences

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Dejame Entrar
  2. - Tantita Pena
  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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Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

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

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

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

Magazine Covers

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Desecration by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins



His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia has now ordered all Morale Monitors to be armed before he travels along the Via Dolorosa to the temple where he is sure to surprise with shocking surprises.

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.

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.

The No Spin Zone by Bill O'Reilly

The No Spin Zone


Bill O'Reilly is madder than ever today, but his fans still love him.

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams


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.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 13th, 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?

Fly! II

Fly! II

Platform: Microsoft Windows Apple Macintosh

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Gathering of Developers



Platform: Windows Mac OS X Flash HTML5 Palm OS Windows Mobile BlackBerry 10 Java ME iOS Android Windows Phone Xbox Facebook Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

Death Crimson OX

Death Crimson OX

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Ecole (JPN) Sammy (Dreamcast US) Play It (PS2 EUR)

Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro

Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

Conker's Bad Fur Day

Conker's Bad Fur Day

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: NA / AUS Rare; EU THQ


December 13, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on December 13, 2001

Sport Games on December 13, 2001

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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Millwall - Portsmouth : 1 - 0
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $37.60
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $21.49
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $67.13
  • General Electric GE: opens at $36.85
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $121.55

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 126.18 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5675 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6508 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 112.72 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6192 GBP

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