Tuesday December 18, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/18/2001, UK date format: 18/12/2001

December 18th, 2001 was the 352nd day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Tuesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Billie Eilish .

The number one song in US was How You Remind Me by Nickelback. Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was #1 song in the UK.

Tigerland, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Micawber. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Echelon or Bomberman Kart.

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.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 18, 2001 Events

What happened on December 18, 2001?

Historical Events

  • Ahmed Agiza, and Muhammad al-Zery are secretly deported from Sweden to Egypt by the United States. This is thought to be a CIA-led operation.

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What happened on December 18 in history? Find out the list of December 18th major events

What was 2001 famous for? Discover everything about 2001


December 18, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 18, 2001?

Other December 18th famous birthdays

  • Brad Pitt

    American actor and sex icon.

  • Russian politician and Marxist at the age of 15.

  • Christina Aguilera

    American singer, songwriter, actress.

  • Katie Holmes

    American actress who made a remarkable career, was accepted in her first audition for "The Ice Storm" as a supporting actor.

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How old am I?

If December 18, 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 18.

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December 18, 2001 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 18, 2001?

Other December 18th famous deaths

  • Robert Bresson

    He was a French film director who directed 14 films over 40 years.

  • Chris Farley

    American comedian who died after consuming booze, cocaine, and heroin in his Chicago condo 12/18/1997.

  • French classical scholar and philologist (Born 1913).

  • The Z3 computer was invented by a German engineer and computer scientist (d. 1995).

See all famous people who died on December 18th


December 18, 2001 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


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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Can the numbers in December 18, 2001 reveal something about your future ? Find out


December 18, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 18, 2001?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

December 18th marks the 351st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 13 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 18, 2001 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 18, 2001?


  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr


  • International Migrants Day
  • Arabic Language Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 18, 2001? Which were the top hits on December 18, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - How You Remind Meyoutube
  2. - U Got It Badyoutube
  3. - Family Affairyoutube
  4. - Hero
  5. - Get The Party Started

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. - We Thuggin'

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Dejame Entrar
  2. - Tantita Pena
  3. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  4. - Heroe
  5. - No Me Conoces Aun

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

Drowning Mona

Drowning Mona

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Nick Gomez

Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell, Jamie Lee Curtis

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Release year: 2001

Hallo Robbie!

Hallo Robbie!

Release year: 2001

Country: Germany

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

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2001?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Fellowship of the Ring  by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Fellowship of the Ring


Houghton Mifflin proudly presents a large-format, full-color guide to the cultures, characters, and locations of J.R.R. The movie The Fellowship of the Ring, which depicts Tolkien’s incredible creation Middle-earth as it appears in the film, is the first of three …

Brotherhood by Tony Hendra



"...collection evocatively understated photos showing all 70 city-affected firehouses... 50 well-known photographers have taken pictures that show the firehouses in every state of recovery and mourning, with donations

The Kiss by Danielle Steel

The Kiss


Danielle Steel's 53rd bestseller explores the power of one moment to change lives. The Kiss is both a touching story about life's fragility and a stunning tale about love's power to heal, free, transform and make whole broken hearts.

Jackdaws by Ken Follett



"D Day is near. The Germans don't know when or whereabouts, but they know it will be soon. For Felicity "Flick", Clairet, the stakes are higher than ever.

The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum

The Sigma Protocol


Ben Hartman is on vacation in Zurich, Switzerland. He meets Jimmy Cavanaugh, a madman who has been armed and programed to assassinate.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 18th, 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: Windows PC

Genre: Action / Simulation

Publisher: CIS Buka Entertainment; INT Bethesda Softworks

Bomberman Kart

Bomberman Kart

Platform: PlayStation 2 Mobile Phone

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Hudson Soft

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern

Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern

Platform: Dreamcast, Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Codename: Outbreak

Codename: Outbreak

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Virgin Interactive


December 18, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for December 18, 2001 is First Quarter.

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Sport Games on December 18, 2001

Sport Games on December 18, 2001

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Anderlecht : 1 - 4
  • Mouscron - Club Brugge : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 18, 2001

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - M'gladbach : 0 - 0
  • Hamburg - Cottbus : 5 - 2
  • Hertha - St Pauli : 2 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Dortmund : 2 - 2
  • Werder Bremen - Freiburg : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of December 18, 2001

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Duisburg : 2 - 2
  • Babelsberg - Bielefeld : 0 - 2
  • Reutlingen - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of December 18, 2001

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Marseille : 0 - 0
  • Lens - Nantes : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of December 18, 2001

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $37.58
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $20.89
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $68.92
  • General Electric GE: opens at $39.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $121.51

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 127.78 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5738 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6339 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 115.37 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6196 GBP

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