Wednesday January 16, 2002
US date format: 1/16/2002, UK date format: 16/1/2002
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 16, 2002). 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.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher.
In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits.
Fubar, directed by Michael Dowse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002
while Skipping Christmas by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Flatland.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nickelodeon Party Blast or Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 2002?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft announces that American Taliban member John Walker Lindh will be tried in the United States.
- A student shoots six people at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia, killing three.
- The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 2002?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Sport Games on January 16, 2002
Division 2Football (France)
- Creteil - Wasquehal : 2 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Lorient : 2 - 2
- Lille - Bordeaux : 2 - 2
- Lyon - Bastia : 0 - 0
- Montpellier - Monaco : 1 - 1
- Troyes - Metz : 2 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Crystal Palace - Gillingham : 3 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Oldham - Swindon : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2002?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $39.00
- Apple AAPL: opens at $21.41
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $68.85
- General Electric GE: opens at $38.40
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $118.00
- 1 USD = 131.78 JPY
- 1 USD = 1.5972 CAD
- 1 USD = 1.6623 CHF
- 1 EUR = 116.3 JPY
- 1 EUR = 0.6141 GBP
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 16, 2002?
On January 16, 2002 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is January 16, 2002?
On January 16, 2002 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 16, 2002?
On January 16, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 16, 2002?
On January 16, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 16, 2002?
On January 16, 2002 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on January 16, 2002?
Famous people died on January 16, 2002 include, Michael Anthony Bilandic, Eddie Meduza, Robert Hanbury Brown.
What was the number one song in January 16, 2002?
The number one song in the week of January 16, 2002 was U Got It Bad by Usher in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield in UK.
What were the top hits on January 16, 2002?
The top hits on January 16, 2002 were U Got It Bad by Usher, How You Remind Me by Nickelback, Family Affair by Mary J. Blige in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield, Murder On The Dancefloor by Sophie Ellis Bextor, Somethin' Stupid by Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman in UK.