Monday December 16, 2002: on this day

About December 16th, 2002, in brief:

  • Historical events: Former Bosnian Serb President Biljana Plavisic pleaded guilty to one count for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Tribunal for the ex-Yugoslavia in The Hague for the atrocities she committed against Bosnian Muslims during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War.
  • Day of the week: December 16th, 2002 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Theo James, Krysten Ritter
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #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 16th, 2002? See below for more news and curiosities on December 16th, 2002.

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What day of the week was December 16, 2002?


December 16, 2002 was a Monday and it was the 350th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 16, 2002 can also be written as 12/16/2002 in the US and as 16/12/2002 in UK and Europe.

December 16, 2002 in December 2002 calendar

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December 16, 2002: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on December 16, 2002:

  • Former bosnian serb president biljana plavisic pleaded guilty to one count for crimes against humanity at the international criminal tribunal for the ex-yugoslavia in the hague for the atrocities she committed against bosnian muslims during the 1992-1995 bosnian war.
  • Protesters from the opposition blocked roads in and around caracas, venezuela's capital. they were angry at president hugo chavez’s determination to keep power.
  • Al gore, former vice president and 2000 democratic presidential candidate, announces on cbs news' 60 minutes that he will not run for the presidency in 2004.

December 16, 2002: What were the magazines covers that day?

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December 16, 2002: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on December 16, 2002:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $35.40
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $14.81
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $53.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $25.65
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $79.60

Exchange Rates on December 16, 2002:

  • 1 USD = 121.26 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5609 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.4425 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 123.94 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6416 GBP

December 16, 2002: What were the main match results that day?

Premier League - UK Soccer

  • Bolton - Leeds : 0 - 3

Ethniki Katigoria - Football (Greece)

  • Iraklis - AEK : 0 - 2

Serie B - Football (Italy)

  • Verona - Siena : 1 - 2

Liga I - Football (Portugal)

  • Beira Mar - Boavista : 3 - 3
  • Porto - Pacos Ferreira : 2 - 1

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December 16, 2002: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 16th 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 16, 2002: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Horse chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 16, 2002 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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December 16, 2002: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on December 16, 2002 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 16, 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 16, 2002 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 94% full, rising at 02:31 pm and setting at 05:04 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 16, 2002?


Famous people born on December 16, 2002:

  • Gil Gelders
  • Junior Kadile
  • Victor Kristiansen
  • Sergej Prjachin
  • Silja Kosonen
  • Cornelia Kramer
  • Zera

Whose famous birthday is on December 16th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 16th:

  • Theo James
    Theo James

    Theo James is a British actor best known for his roles in the Divergent series and the TV series Downton Abbey.

  • Krysten Ritter
    Krysten Ritter

    American actress, musician, and model.

  • Maruschka Detmers
    Maruschka Detmers

    Actress and comedian, best known for her part in "pra(c]nom carmen", a jean-luc godard directed film.

  • Liv Ullmann
    Liv Ullmann

    Born in tokyo, norway, she became a leading dramatic actress of swedish and foreign films.

  • Benjamin Bratt
    Benjamin Bratt

    American actor who rose to stardom in 1995 when he played detective reynaldo "rey” curtis on nbc's law & order.

  • Flo Rida
    Flo Rida

    American rapper.

  • Christopher Biggins
    Christopher Biggins

    English actor and tv presenter.

  • Miranda Otto
    Miranda Otto

    An australian actress who is well-known for her role as a%0owyn in peter jackson’s "the lord of the rings” trilogy (2001-2003).

  • Xander Berkeley
    Xander Berkeley

    Xander Berkeley is an American actor known for his roles in movies and TV shows.

  • Jon Tenney
    Jon Tenney

    American actor and director.

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How old is someone born on December 16, 2002?


Someone born on December 16, 2002 is:

21 years 5 months old,

or 257 months and 3 days old,

or 1117 weeks and 6 days old,

or 7825 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 16, 2002?

There are 211 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday December 16th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 16, 2002?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on December 16, 2002.

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December 16, 2002: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on December 16, 2002:

  • Tahsin Yücel

    Renowned Turkish poet known for his lyrical works.

  • Luciano Caruso
  • Licínio Rangel
  • Ricciotti Lazzero

What famous deaths happened on December 16th?

Famous deaths on December 16th:

  • Silvana Mangano
    Silvana Mangano

    Italian actress who rose to fame in 1949 as a star of "bitter rice" in which she played the role of a leading lady in italy.

  • Lee Van Cleef
    Lee Van Cleef

    Lee van cleef, one of the greatest movie villains, started his career as an accountant.

  • Thelma Todd
    Thelma Todd

    American actress and comedian (b. 1905).

  • Nicol Williamson
    Nicol Williamson

    Nicol Williamson was a talented actor known for his performances on stage and screen.

  • Keely Smith
    Keely Smith

    American singer and actress (b. 1928).

  • John Spencer
    John Spencer

    English rugby player and coach.

  • Moses Gunn
    Moses Gunn

    American actor.

  • Aileen Pringle
    Aileen Pringle

    Actress (age consent, convicted night parade).

  • Jacub Grimm

    Jacub Grimm was a German academic, linguist, cultural researcher, and author who, together with his brother Wilhelm, published collections...

  • Der Grimm

    Der Grimm, along with his brother Jacob, collected and published many traditional German folktales and fairy tales.

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December 16, 2002: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on December 16, 2002:

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
  • Bangladesh - Victory Day
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December 16, 2002: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on December 16, 2002 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week December 16th and December 22nd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


December 16, 2002: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on December 16, 2002 was Lose Yourself by Eminem, according to the music chart for the week December 16th and December 22nd.

December 16, 2002: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on December 16, 2002 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 16th and December 22nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Lose Yourself youtube
  2. - Work It
  3. - Jenny From The Block
  4. - Air Force Ones
  5. - '03 Bonnie & Clyde

December 16, 2002: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on December 16, 2002 was Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls, according to the music chart for the week December 16th and December 22nd.

December 16, 2002: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on December 16, 2002 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 16th and December 22nd. 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 16, 2002: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on December 16, 2002 was Work It by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, according to the R&B music chart for the week December 16th and December 22nd.

December 16, 2002: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on December 16, 2002 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week December 16th and December 22nd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Work It
  2. - Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)
  3. - dontchange
  4. - Lose Yourself youtube
  5. - Air Force Ones

December 16, 2002: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on December 16, 2002 was El Problema by Ricardo Arjona, according to the Latin music chart for the week December 16th and December 22nd.

December 16, 2002: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on December 16, 2002 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week December 16th and December 22nd. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - El Problema
  2. - Suena
  3. - Si No Estas
  4. - Cuando Me Miras Asi
  5. - Si No Fuera Por Ti

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December 16, 2002: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 16, 2002 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Iris

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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

Country: United States of America

Kate & Leopold

Release year: 2002

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Breckin Meyer

Country: United States of America

Stuart Little 2

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Rob Minkoff

Starring: Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki

Country: United States of America

The Hours

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Ed Harris, Jeff Daniels, Eileen Atkins, Allison Janney, Toni Collette, John C. Reilly, Stephen Dillane

Country: United States of America

Frida

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Diego Luna, Valeria Golino, Ashley Judd, Antonio Banderas, Edward Norton, Saffron Burrows, Geoffrey Rush, Roger Rees

Country: United States of America

December 16, 2002: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on December 16, 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 16, 2002: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on December 16, 2002 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Abraham by Bruce Feiler

Abraham

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Abraham is both immediate and timeless. It tells the story of one man's search to find the common ancestor of Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

Answered Prayers by Danielle Steel

Answered Prayers

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The 56th bestseller by Danielle Steel is about friendship and family. It's about one woman's struggle for freedom from her past, and the man who helped her succeed.

The Sea Hunters by Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo

The Sea Hunters

By:

The #1 bestseller The Sea Hunters is back with more incredible true adventures featuring famous shipwrecks.

Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts

Midnight Bayou

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#1 New York Times bestseller Nora Roberts presents a novel deep in Louisiana's bayou. The only witness to a long-ago tragedy was a once-grand home...Declan Fitzgerald had always considered himself the family maverick but he couldn’t understand why he bought …

A Long Way From Home by Tom Brokaw

A Long Way From Home

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Tom Brokaw's memoir, A Long Way from home, describes his childhood in South Dakota and the people and places that he encountered in America in the 1940s and 1950s.

December 16, 2002: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on December 16, 2002 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Earth 2150: Lost Souls

Earth 2150: Lost Souls

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Strategy First

Dead to Rights

Dead to Rights

Platform: Xbox PlayStation 2 GameCube Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: Namco Electronic Arts (EU)

Blinx: The Time Sweeper

Blinx: The Time Sweeper

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter

Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation 3 (PSN), PlayStation 4

Genre: Action

Publisher: LucasArts

Dirt Track Racing 2

Dirt Track Racing 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

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Who was the US President on December 16, 2002?

On December 16, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 2002?

On December 16, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 16, 2002?

On December 16, 2002 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about December 16th?

December 16th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 16th 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 16th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 strasbourg attack: a polish national is killed in an attack on strasbourg, france by terrorists.
  • 2017 - China-united kingdom relations and one belt one road initiative: according to the bbc, david cameron, former prime minister of britain, will head a ps750million ($1 billion) u.k. fund to improve rail, road, and air links between china, its trading partners, and china.
  • 2016 - Aleppo offensive (november-december 2016, syria): the syrian forces are disrupting evacuations following the failed ceasefire. the city's remains were evacuated by approximately 8000 civilians.

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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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