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About October 17th, 2002, in brief:

  • Historical events: Bombings in Zamboanga: Two bombs were detonated in the main shopping area of Zamboanga, a predominantly Christian city in the southern Philippines. Six people were killed and about 150 others were injured. This was the second terrorist attack in Southeast Asia that occurred in less than one week. Jemaah Islamiyah was immediately under suspicion. This Islamic extremist group is also being investigated in connection to the Bali car bombing on October 11, where more than 180 people were killed.
  • Day of the week: October 17th, 2002 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Smita Patil, Felicity Jones
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Dilemma by Nelly
  • #1 UK song: The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates
  • Popular movie: Iris directed by Richard Eyre

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What day of the week was October 17, 2002?


October 17, 2002 was a Thursday and it was the 290th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 17, 2002 can also be written as 10/17/2002 in the US and as 17/10/2002 in UK and Europe.

October 17, 2002 in October 2002 calendar

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October 17, 2002: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 17, 2002:

  • Bombings in zamboanga: two bombs were detonated in the main shopping area of zamboanga, a predominantly christian city in the southern philippines. six people were killed and about 150 others were injured. this was the second terrorist attack in southeast asia that occurred in less than one week. jemaah islamiyah was immediately under suspicion. this islamic extremist group is also being investigated in connection to the bali car bombing on october 11, where more than 180 people were killed.
  • Astronomy: more evidence has been found to support the existence of a supermassive dark hole in the centre of our galaxy, known as the milky way galaxy. rainer schodel, of the max planck institute for extraterrestrial physics in munich, identified the object sagittarius a as the black hole at galactic center. he observed the behavior and movement of s2 near sagittarius a.
  • Officials from the united states announce that a north korean clandestine nuclear weapons program exists, as confirmed by north korean officials.
  • Further evidence has been found to support the existence of a supermassive dark hole in the centre of our galaxy, known as the milky way galaxy. rainer schodel, of the max planck institute for extraterrestrial physics in munich, identified the object sagittarius a* as the black hole at galactic center. he observed the behavior and movement of s2 near sagittarius a*.

October 17, 2002: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 17, 2002: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on October 17, 2002:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $36.35
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $14.21
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $52.28
  • General Electric GE: opens at $26.90
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $72.80

Exchange Rates on October 17, 2002:

  • 1 USD = 124.81 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5709 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.511 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 121.24 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6262 GBP

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October 17, 2002: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 17th is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 17, 2002: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 17, 2002 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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October 17, 2002: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 17, 2002 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 17, 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 October 17, 2002 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 92% full, rising at 05:05 pm and setting at 04:23 am.

The previous full moon was on Sep 21, 2002 while the next full moon would come on Oct 21, 2002.

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Who was born on October 17, 2002?


Famous people born on October 17, 2002:

  • Hadley Delany

    Hadley Delany is an actress known for her role in the TV series 'Louie'.

  • Matthew Knies

    American professional ice hockey player.

  • BeautyNezz

    Youtube star.

  • Momo Cissé
  • Patrick Eddy
  • Maximilian Beier
  • Guéla Doué

Whose famous birthday is on October 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 17th:

  • Smita Patil
    Smita Patil

    Renowned Indian actress known for her impactful performances in Hindi and Marathi cinema.

  • Felicity Jones
    Felicity Jones

    Felicity Jones is an English actress known for her roles in films such as The Theory of Everything, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and On the...

  • Wyclef Jean
    Wyclef Jean

    Wyclef jean is a musician, rapper, and actor known for being a member of the hip-hop group the fugees and for his solo career as a musician.

  • Montgomery Clift
    Montgomery Clift

    Film actor (from here to eternity).

  • Rob Marshall
    Rob Marshall

    American choreographer and director producer.

  • Margot Kidder
    Margot Kidder

    Margot kidder was a canadian-american actress best known for her iconic role as lois lane in the superman film series.

  • Evel Knievel
    Evel Knievel

    American daredevil and modern-day gladiator, who performs daring motorcycle stunts which have nearly killed him several times.

  • Mike Judge
    Mike Judge

    American voice actor, cartoonist, and filmmaker.

  • Jean Arthur
    Jean Arthur

    American singer and actress (d. 1991).

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How old is someone born on October 17, 2002?


Someone born on October 17, 2002 is:

21 years 8 months old,

or 260 months and 7 days old,

or 1131 weeks and 4 days old,

or 7921 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 17, 2002?

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October 17, 2002: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 17, 2002:

  • Aileen Riggin

    Aileen Riggin was an American swimmer who won a gold medal at the 1920 Olympics.

  • Derek Bell

    Irish harpist and composer (b. 1935).

  • Liliana Merlo
  • Fred Scolari

What famous deaths happened on October 17th?

Famous deaths on October 17th:

  • Danièle Delorme
    Danièle Delorme

    French actress and producer of film, the daughter a noted painter and resistance worker andra (c) girard.

  • Teresa Brewer
    Teresa Brewer

    American jazz and pop singer (born 1931).

  • Levi Stubbs
    Levi Stubbs

    American baritone singer (four tops) (born 1936).

  • John Stuart
    John Stuart

    Actor of scottish-english descent (d. 1979).

  • Joan Hickson
    Joan Hickson

    British actress (born in 1906).

  • Anne Crawford
    Anne Crawford

    Actress from israel-english (d. 1956).

  • Nathanyl Chopin

    Celebrated composer known for his timeless music.

  • Elijah Cummings

    Elijah Cummings was an American politician who served as a Democratic member of the U.S.

  • Fredderick Chopin

    Renowned Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era.

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October 17, 2002: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 17, 2002:

  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (áthelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
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October 17, 2002: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 17, 2002 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 14th and October 20th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 17, 2002: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 17, 2002 was Dilemma by Nelly, according to the music chart for the week October 14th and October 20th.

October 17, 2002: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 17, 2002 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 14th and October 20th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Dilemma
  2. - A Moment Like This youtube
  3. - Gangsta Lovin'
  4. - Hey Ma
  5. - Work It

October 17, 2002: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 17, 2002 was The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates, according to the music chart for the week October 14th and October 20th.

October 17, 2002: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 17, 2002 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 14th and October 20th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds
  2. - Complicated
  3. - The Ketchup Song (Asereje)
  4. - Just Like A Pill

October 17, 2002: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 17, 2002 was Dilemma by Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 14th and October 20th.

October 17, 2002: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 17, 2002 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 14th and October 20th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Dilemma
  2. - Luv U Better
  3. - Work It
  4. - I Care 4 U
  5. - Gimme The Light

October 17, 2002: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on October 17, 2002 was El Dolor De Tu Presencia by Jennifer Pena, according to the Latin music chart for the week October 14th and October 20th.

October 17, 2002: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on October 17, 2002 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week October 14th and October 20th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - El Dolor De Tu Presencia
  2. - No Me Ensenaste
  3. - Mentiroso
  4. - Vuela Muy Alto
  5. - Perdoname Mi Amor

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October 17, 2002: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 17, 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:

Boomtown

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Sabyn Mayfield

Strange Days at Blake Holsey High

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Anthony Browne

Firefly

Release year: 2002

Written by:

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States of America

Still Game

Release year: 2002

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cavegirl

Release year: 2002

Directed by: David Oliver

October 17, 2002: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 17, 2002 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Dynomite!

Dynomite!

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: PopCap Games

Ace Lightning

Ace Lightning

Platform: PlayStation 2, IBM PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure, third person shooter, platform game

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

Bubble Shooter

Bubble Shooter

Platform: iOS, Mac OS, Android, Flash, Palm OS, Pocket PC

Genre: Puzzle Bobble 2 clone, Puzzle

Publisher: Absolutist LTD

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ, LucasArts

BloodRayne

BloodRayne

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: NA Majesco Games; EU Universal Interactive; EU VU Games (GC); JP Electronic Arts (PS2); NA SCEA (PSN); NA Aspyr

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Who was the US President on October 17, 2002?

On October 17, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 17, 2002?

On October 17, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 17, 2002?

On October 17, 2002 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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Back in 2002

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What is special about October 17th?

October 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of October. 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 October 17th, such as:

  • 2018 - Two rockets were launched by palestinians from gaza strip at israel. one landed in beersheba in the south, inflicting severe damage to a home but not injuring anyone, while the other landed in the sea.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: battle of raqqa - the syrian democratic forces announce that the battle for isil’s de facto capital is over.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war: the battle of mosul is announced by haider al-abadi, iraqi prime minister, and backed by the u.s.-led coalition. this battle will retake isil-held mosul which was declared the capital of the caliphate in iraq. (reuters),

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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 October 2002?

October 2002 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th 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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