Friday December 13, 2002: on this day

About December 13th, 2002, in brief:

  • Historical events: European Union's expansion: The European Union announced that Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary and Latvia will be joining the Union as members starting May 1, 2004.
  • Day of the week: December 13th, 2002 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Taylor Swift, Christopher Plummer
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Lose Yourself by Eminem
  • #1 UK song: Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls
  • Popular movie: Iris directed by Richard Eyre

More about December 13th, 2002? See below for more news and curiosities on December 13th, 2002.

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What day of the week was December 13, 2002?


December 13, 2002 was a Friday and it was the 347th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 13, 2002 can also be written as 12/13/2002 in the US and as 13/12/2002 in UK and Europe.

December 13, 2002 in December 2002 calendar

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December 13, 2002: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on December 13, 2002:

  • European union's expansion: the european union announced that cyprus, estonia, hungary and latvia will be joining the union as members starting may 1, 2004.
  • Due to outrage among boston catholics about law's role covering up pedophilia-related sex crimes among priests within his diocese, the vatican has announced that pope john paulnbspii has accepted law's resignation.
  • Trent lott, the us senate majority leader, apologizes to his constituents over comments made at senator strom thurmond’s 100th birthday party that appeared to endorse thurmond’s 1948 segregationist presidential campaign platform. there is growing outcry from both sides of the political spectrum.
  • Tonight is the peak of the geminid meteor shower. the best viewing time is between midnight to dawn.
  • Henry kissinger, the chairman of the panel that investigated the september 11 attacks, resigned due to conflict of interest with his clients. president george w. bush chose kissinger as his chairman.
  • The european union invited poland and hungary to join. the may 2004 expansion is planned.
  • Star trek: nemesis was made available in north america.
  • European union enlargement: the eu announces that cyprus, czechia, estonia, hungary, latvia, lithuania, malta, poland, slovakia, and slovenia will become members on may 1, 2004.

December 13, 2002: What were the magazines covers that day?

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December 13, 2002: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on December 13, 2002:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $34.63
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $15.14
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $53.68
  • General Electric GE: opens at $25.91
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $79.25

Exchange Rates on December 13, 2002:

  • 1 USD = 120.48 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5607 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.4442 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 123.2 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6433 GBP

December 13, 2002: What were the main match results that day?

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • St Truiden - Genk : 0 - 1

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • FC Koln - Burghausen : 1 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Karlsruhe : 0 - 0
  • Mainz - Braunschweig : 3 - 1
  • St Pauli - Aachen : 1 - 4

Serie B - Football (Italy)

  • Cagliari - Sampdoria : 1 - 0

Eredivisie - Football (Netherlands)

  • Groningen - Roda JC : 3 - 2

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December 13, 2002: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 13th is Sagittarius.

Sagittarius is the 9th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between November 22nd and December 21st belong to the Sagittarius sign: discover Sagittarius personality and 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.

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December 13, 2002: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Horse chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 13, 2002 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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December 13, 2002: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on December 13, 2002 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 13, 2002 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on December 13, 2002 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 74% full, rising at 01:20 pm and setting at 02:02 am.

The previous full moon was on Nov 20, 2002 while the next full moon would come on Dec 19, 2002.

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Who was born on December 13, 2002?


Famous people born on December 13, 2002:

  • Dartanian Sloan

    Movie actor.

  • Robert Sloan

    Movie actor.

Whose famous birthday is on December 13th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 13th:

  • Taylor Swift
    Taylor Swift

    American singer-songwriter.

  • Christopher Plummer
    Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer was a Canadian actor known for his versatile performances in films such as 'The Sound of Music', 'Beginners', and 'The...

  • Jamie Foxx
    Jamie Foxx

    Academy Award-winning actor known for his roles in films like 'Ray' and 'Django Unchained'.

  • Steve Buscemi
    Steve Buscemi

    Versatile actor known for his work in films like 'Fargo' and 'Reservoir Dogs.

  • Dick Van Dyke
    Dick Van Dyke

    Renowned actor known for his roles in Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

  • Laurence Leboeuf
    Laurence Leboeuf

    Canadian actress.

  • Tony Curran
    Tony Curran

    Scottish actor.

  • Jim Davidson
    Jim Davidson

    English comedian, a cheeky cockney.

  • Herman Cain
    Herman Cain

    American political activist and businessman.

  • Johnny Whitaker
    Johnny Whitaker

    American actor and singer, best known for his performances on television and film during his childhood.

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How old is someone born on December 13, 2002?


Someone born on December 13, 2002 is:

21 years 6 months old,

or 258 months

or 1121 weeks and 6 days old,

or 7853 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 13, 2002?

There are 184 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday December 13th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 13, 2002?

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December 13, 2002: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on December 13, 2002:

  • Zal Yanovsky

    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who founded the lovin' spoonful (b. 1944).

  • Maria Björnson
  • Leonardo Mondadori
  • Ronald Barnes
  • Eitan Tchernov
  • Juan Rosa

What famous deaths happened on December 13th?

Famous deaths on December 13th:

  • Smita Patil
    Smita Patil

    Renowned Indian actress known for her impactful performances in Hindi and Marathi cinema.

  • Heather Angel
    Heather Angel

    Oxford, england -- actress (informer last of mohicans).

  • Kathy Staff
    Kathy Staff

    British actress (born 1928).

  • Lupe Velez
    Lupe Velez

    Mexican-american actress, who was a fiery star in the '30s & '40s.

  • Sanuel Johnson

    Renowned English writer and lexicographer.

  • Vasily Kandinsky

    Russian painter and art theorist, credited with painting some of the first purely abstract works.

  • Richard Holbrooke

    Richard Holbrooke was an American diplomat and journalist who served as the United States Special Representative for Afghanistan and...

  • Deny Johnson

    Olympic gold medalist sprinter known for his speed and agility.

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December 13, 2002: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on December 13, 2002:

  • 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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December 13, 2002: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on December 13, 2002 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week December 9th and December 15th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


December 13, 2002: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on December 13, 2002 was Lose Yourself by Eminem, according to the music chart for the week December 9th and December 15th.

December 13, 2002: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on December 13, 2002 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 9th and December 15th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Lose Yourself youtube
  2. - Work It
  3. - Jenny From The Block
  4. - Underneath It All
  5. - The Game Of Love

December 13, 2002: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on December 13, 2002 was Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls, according to the music chart for the week December 9th and December 15th.

December 13, 2002: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on December 13, 2002 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 9th and December 15th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)
  2. - If You're Not The One
  3. - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
  4. - Sound Of The Underground

December 13, 2002: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on December 13, 2002 was Work It by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, according to the R&B music chart for the week December 9th and December 15th.

December 13, 2002: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on December 13, 2002 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week December 9th and December 15th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Work It
  2. - Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)
  3. - Luv U Better
  4. - dontchange
  5. - '03 Bonnie & Clyde

December 13, 2002: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on December 13, 2002 was El Problema by Ricardo Arjona, according to the Latin music chart for the week December 9th and December 15th.

December 13, 2002: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on December 13, 2002 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week December 9th and December 15th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - El Problema
  2. - Cuando Me Miras Asi
  3. - Suena
  4. - Es Por Ti
  5. - Asereje

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December 13, 2002: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on December 13, 2002 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Panique au village

Release year: 2002

Treasure Hunt

Release year: 2002

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Fish Tales

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Alki David

Magpakailanman

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Joyce Bernal

Boomtown

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Sabyn Mayfield

December 13, 2002: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on December 13, 2002 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Let Freedom Ring by Sean Hannity

Let Freedom Ring

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We Americans face two fundamental questions. First, are we really ready to fight this new war against terrorism and terrorist governments, and win it decisively?

Sandy Koufax by Jane Leavy

Sandy Koufax

By:

"The extraordinary and mysterious Sandy Koufax has been revealed .... This book is captivating and beautifully written." --Wall Street Journal. "Leavy has done a great job...A lot more than a biographie.

Chesapeake Blue by Nora Roberts

Chesapeake Blue

By:

This is the final novel in Nora Roberts' #1 New York Times bestseller Chesapeake Bay Saga. The Quinn brothers must return home to Maryland to fulfill their father's last request...It’s

The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

The Christmas Train

By:

Tom Langdon is a tired and cash-strapped journalist who is prohibited from flying after a thorough airport security check causes him to lose control.

From A Buick 8 by Stephen King

From A Buick 8

By:

WANT TO RIDE ...? A hidden shed behind Troop D's Pennsylvania State Police barracks is where you will find a cherry Buick Roadmaster that no one has ever touched.

December 13, 2002: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on December 13, 2002 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Justice League: Injustice for All

Justice League: Injustice for All

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway Games, Inc.

Agassi Tennis Generation

Agassi Tennis Generation

Platform: Windows, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive (PS2) Cryo Interactive (GBA)

Digimon Battle Online

Digimon Battle Online

Platform: Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing

Publisher: movegames, Bandai, CDC Games

Earth & Beyond

Earth & Beyond

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sci-Fi, MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Disney Golf

Disney Golf

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Disney Interactive Co-Publisher Electronic Arts

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Who was the US President on December 13, 2002?

On December 13, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 13, 2002?

On December 13, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 13, 2002?

On December 13, 2002 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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Back in 2002

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What is special about December 13th?

December 13th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 13th day of the month of December. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on December 13th, such as:

  • 2018 - Conflict in northern mali: around 42 people are killed by jihadists riding motorcycles in an attack on tuareg camps in mali.
  • 2017 - Saudi arabian-led intervention into yemen: at least 30 people were killed in air strikes by the saudi-led coalition against a rebel police camp in yemen's capital sanaa.
  • 2016 - Botroseya church bombing: the islamic state of iraq and the levant claimed responsibility for the bombing of the egyptian coptic church in cairo, which claimed 25 lives on the 11th of december.

Find out more about December 13th

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What happened in 2002?

2002 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Twelve member states of the European Union have made euro banknotes and euros coins legal tender.
  • Officially, Taiwan joins the World Trade Organization as Chinese Taipei.
  • Charles Bishop, a 15-year-old student pilot crashes a light plane into a Tampa, Florida, building. This evokes fear of an imitating 9/11 terrorist attack.

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What was the calendar for December 2002?

December 2002 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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