Saturday December 15, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/15/2001, UK date format: 15/12/2001

December 15th, 2001 was the 349th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Saturday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Madysyn Rose .

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 Skipping Christmas by John Grisham 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 Etherlords or Lego Creator: Harry Potter.

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 15, 2001 Events

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What happened on December 15 in history? Find out the list of December 15th major events

What was 2001 famous for? Discover everything about 2001


December 15, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 15, 2001?

Other December 15th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 15, 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 15.

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December 15, 2001 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 15, 2001?

Other December 15th famous deaths

  • American cartoonist who invented Mickey Mouse in 1928.

  • Blake Edwards

    American screenwriter and producer (d. 2010).

  • Glenn Miller

    American trombonist and leader of big bands, he is best known for his popular swing-era hits "In The Mood", and "Chattanooga Choo Choo", as...

  • American minister of Pentecostal Holiness Church.

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December 15, 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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December 15, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 15, 2001?

The day of the week was Saturday.

December 15th marks the 348th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 16 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

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Music charts

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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

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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

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Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Skipping Christmas


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a Christmas without any presents. There will be no Christmas crowds, office parties, fruitcakes or unwanted gifts, and no crowded malls. This is exactly what Luther Krank and Nora Krank had in mind when they …

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.

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

The Corrections


Enid Lambert was awarded the 2001 National Book Award in Fiction. After almost fifty years of being a mother and wife, Enid is ready for some fun. Alfred, her husband is suffering from Parkinson's disease and Enid Lambert's children are …

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.

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.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 15th, 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: Card battle, turn-based strategy, turn-based tactics

Publisher: Fishtank Interactive, DreamCatcher Games, Strategy First

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Lego Software

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios (since 2012)

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Platform-adventure, Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

Disney's Extremely Goofy Skateboarding

Disney's Extremely Goofy Skateboarding

Platform: Windows

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Disney Interactive


December 15, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on December 15, 2001

Sport Games on December 15, 2001

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Inter - Chievo : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Cottbus : 0 - 0
  • Hamburg - Freiburg : 1 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Bayern Munich : 1 - 0
  • Hertha - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - M'gladbach : 2 - 2
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Babelsberg - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 3
  • Reutlingen - Saarbrucken : 3 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Espanol - Valencia : 2 - 3
  • Las Palmas - Osasuna : 1 - 1
  • Real Madrid - Sociedad : 3 - 1
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