Saturday October 20, 2001

US date format: 10/20/2001, UK date format: 20/10/2001

The day of the week was Saturday, under the astrological sign of Libra (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 20, 2001).

Famous birthdays on this day include Shon Burnett .

The number one song in US was I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was #1 song in the UK.

Tigerland, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while Ava'S Man by Rick Bragg was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Sitting Ducks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness or David Beckham Soccer.

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.

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October 20, 2001 Events

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Historical Events

  • The Concert for New York City is "a celebration of strength, resilience and pride of New York City and America". It features performances by The Who and Backstreet Boys, Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton.
  • The Concert for New York City is a celebration of strength, resilience and pride in New York City and America. It features performances by The Who and Paul McCartney as well as Eric Clapton, Destiny's Child and Bon Jovi.

See also

What happened on October 20 in history? Find out the list of October 20th major events

What was 2001 famous for? Discover everything about 2001

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October 20, 2001 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on October 20, 2001?

Other October 20th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 20, 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 October 20.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Tigerland

Tigerland

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

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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 20, 2001? Which were the top hits on October 20, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I'm Real
  2. - Fallin'youtube
  3. - Family Affairyoutube
  4. - Where The Party At
  5. - It's Been Awhile

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Can't Get You Out Of My Head
  2. - Hey Baby
  3. - What Would You Do
  4. - Chain Reaction / One For Sorrow
  5. - Because I Got High

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Differences
  2. - Family Affairyoutube
  3. - Rock The Boat
  4. - Livin' It Up
  5. - I'm Real

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  2. - Heroe
  3. - Pueden Decir
  4. - Tantita Pena
  5. - No Me Conoces Aun
Sport Games on October 20, 2001

Sport Games on October 20, 2001


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Juventus : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 20, 2001

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Charleroi : 2 - 1
  • Antwerp - Molenbeek : 1 - 2
  • Genk - Lommel : 4 - 2
  • Lokeren - Mouscron : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 20, 2001

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Kaiserslautern : 4 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - FC Koln : 3 - 0
  • Hertha - Werder Bremen : 3 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Stuttgart : 4 - 1
  • Nurnberg - M'gladbach : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of October 20, 2001

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Babelsberg - Oberhausen : 0 - 2
  • Reutlingen - Hannover : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 20, 2001

TV Series

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

Sitting Ducks

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Being Eve

Being Eve

Release year: 2001

Manhunt

Manhunt

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Greg Barker

All About Us

All About Us

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Christine Swanson

Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Phillip Escott

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Ava'S Man by Rick Bragg

Ava'S Man

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Rick Bragg's personal history of the Deep South continues with the same emotional generosity as All Over But the Shoutin', and the same compelling storytelling.

An Open Heart by Nicholas Vreeland

An Open Heart

By:

All spiritual traditions emphasize compassion-sympathy and empathy for others' suffering, as well as the desire to help them. But how can one become compassionate?

The Smoke Jumper by Nicholas Evans

The Smoke Jumper

By:

The Horse Whisperer, #1 New York Times Bestseller, is the author of a riveting novel about love, loyalty, guilt, and honor. He gives his millions of readers another hero...

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

The Corrections

By:

Enid Lambert was awarded the 2001 National Book Award in Fiction. After almost fifty years of being a mother and wife, Enid is ready for some fun. Alfred, her husband is suffering from Parkinson's disease and Enid Lambert's children are …

Living A Life That Matters by Harold S. Kushner

Living A Life That Matters

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We all need to feel valued. Perhaps this is why we place so much value on celebrity, titles and corner offices.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness

The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Wanadoo Edition (EU) DreamCatcher Interactive (NA)

David Beckham Soccer

David Beckham Soccer

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Rage Software Limited

Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six

Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Europe Racer

Europe Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Xplosiv

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical role-playing game[2][3]

Publisher: 14 Degrees East Bethesda Softworks (digital)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 20, 2001?

On October 20, 2001 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 20, 2001?

On October 20, 2001 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 20, 2001?

On October 20, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 20, 2001?

On October 20, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 20, 2001?

On October 20, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 20, 2001?

On October 20, 2001 several famous people were born including, Shon Burnett.

What was the number one song in October 20, 2001?

The number one song in the week of October 20, 2001 was I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez in US and Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on October 20, 2001?

The top hits on October 20, 2001 were I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez, Fallin' by Alicia Keys, Family Affair by Mary J. Blige in US and Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue, Hey Baby by DJ Otzi, What Would You Do by City High in UK.