Friday December 14, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/14/2001, UK date format: 14/12/2001

December 14th, 2001 was the 348th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Friday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Joshua Rush .

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 The Wild Blue by Stephen E. Ambrose 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 Crescendo or DarkSpace.

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 14, 2001 Events

What happened on December 14, 2001?

Historical Events

  • Annular solar eclipse

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What happened on December 14 in history? Find out the list of December 14th major events

What was 2001 famous for? Discover everything about 2001


December 14, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 14, 2001?

Other December 14th famous birthdays

  • Vanessa Hudgens

    American actress and singer.

  • Jane Birkin

    British actress, noted family member, and sister to Andrew Birkin, writer-director who released "Blow-Up" back in 1966.

  • French screenwriter, comedian and TV producer.

  • Brazilian politician and economist currently serves as the 36th President.

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How old am I?

If December 14, 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 14.

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December 14, 2001 Famous Deaths

Other December 14th famous deaths

  • Myrna Loy

    American actress whose political views brought her to prominence at UNESCO.

  • Soviet nuclear physicist and dissident, as well as human rights activist.

  • Dinah Washington

    American singer and pianist who was cited as the "most popular black female recording artist" of the 1950s.

  • William Bendix

    Actor (Life of Riley), passes away in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 58.

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December 14, 2001 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


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 14, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 14, 2001?

The day of the week was Friday.

December 14th marks the 347th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 17 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 14, 2001 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 14, 2001?


  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 14, 2001? Which were the top hits on December 14, 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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Wild Blue by Stephen E. Ambrose

The Wild Blue


Stephen E. Ambrose is the celebrated author of Band of Brothers, and Undaunted Courage. We follow him in the dangerous and crowded B-24s while his crew fought to defeat the German war machine.

The Universe In A Nutshell by Stephen Hawking

The Universe In A Nutshell


Stephen Hawking's multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time (multimillion copies), introduced readers around the globe to the brilliant theories of the theoretical physicist.

The Lost Son by Bernard B. Kerik

The Lost Son


This intimate portrait of the brave and honorable forty-oneth Police Commissioner of New York City outlines his mission to combat injustice and solve the mystery surrounding his mother, who left him 41 years ago.

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.

When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan

When Character Was King


Peggy Noonan has captured Ronald Reagan better than anyone. Noonan's When Character Was King brings to life her reflections on Reagan as well as new stories from Presidents George.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 14th, 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?



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: Yūto Group G-Collections



Platform: Windows

Genre: MMO, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Palestar, Got Game Entertainment

Formula One 2001

Formula One 2001

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA 989 Sports

Dancing Karaoke DKara

Dancing Karaoke DKara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo



Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom


December 14, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on December 14, 2001

Sport Games on December 14, 2001

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Bielefeld : 1 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Duisburg : 0 - 2
  • Unterhaching - Karlsruhe : 0 - 0
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Sheffield United - Barnsley : 1 - 1
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Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Pistoiese - Napoli : 1 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • For Sittard - NAC Breda : 2 - 3
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $36.64
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $20.73
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $66.02
  • General Electric GE: opens at $37.05
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.80

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 127.26 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5604 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6287 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 115.05 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6214 GBP

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