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..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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

Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, James Frain

Country: United States of America

Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

A Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States of America

Narc

Narc

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Ray Liotta, Jason Patric, Chi McBride, Dan Leis

Fubar

Fubar

Directed by: Michael Dowse

Starring: Paul Spence, David Lawrence, Gordon Skilling, Andrew Sparacino

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Music charts

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Sport Games on January 16, 2002

Sport Games on January 16, 2002


Division 2

Football (France)
  • Creteil - Wasquehal : 2 - 0
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Lorient : 2 - 2
  • Lille - Bordeaux : 2 - 2
  • Lyon - Bastia : 0 - 0
  • Montpellier - Monaco : 1 - 1
  • Troyes - Metz : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 16, 2002

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crystal Palace - Gillingham : 3 - 1
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Oldham - Swindon : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 16, 2002

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Flatland

Flatland

Directed by: Eric Martin

Justice League

Justice League

Written by:

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States of America

Magical Egypt

Magical Egypt

Directed by: Jesús Sánchez Romeva

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Directed by: David Piel

Micawber

Micawber

How old am I?

If January 16, 2002 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Skipping Christmas

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip …

The Final Days by Barbara Olson

The Final Days

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Olson turns her razor sharp vision on the Clintons' shocking excesses in their final days of office: the outrageous pardons to political cronies and friends, the looting of the White House,

Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris

Theodore Rex

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Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded

Flesh And Blood by Jonathan Kellerman

Flesh And Blood

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Perennial bestseller and acknowledged master of the psychological thriller, Jonathan Kellerman has created his most riveting and memorable work to date in the Alex Delaware novel about a troubled and elusive

Thursday'S Child by Sandra Brown

Thursday'S Child

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With forty-four New York Times bestselling novels to her credit, Sandra Brown is one of romance’s best-loved authors. She has been hailed by Rendezvous magazine as an author whose “larger than

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts

Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Web browser, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Android, iOS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix (originally Square)

TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed

TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Big Air Freestyle

Big Air Freestyle

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames

Nickelodeon Party Blast

Nickelodeon Party Blast

Platform: Xbox, GameCube, Windows

Genre: Party

Publisher: Infogrames

Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 3

Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 3

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: AKA Acclaim

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 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.


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