Tuesday April 23, 2002

US date format: 4/23/2002, UK date format: 23/4/2002

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 23, 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 April people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Roger Dodger, directed by Dylan Kidd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Everything'S Eventual by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Verdammt verliebt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandits: Phoenix Rising or BMX XXX.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2002, at April 23 across the years or at April 2002 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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Events

  • Pope John Paul II meets with American cardinals at the Vatican through April 24 regarding sexual abuse of children by priests and religious workers.

Movies

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The Man Without a Past

The Man Without a Past

Directed by: Aki Kaurismäki

Starring: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Annikki Tähti, Juhani Niemelä

Ice Age

Ice Age

Directed by: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

Starring: Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Goran Visnjic

Country: United States of America

The Tracker

The Tracker

Directed by: Rolf de Heer

Starring: David Gulpilil, Gary Sweet, Damon Gameau, Grant Page

24 Hour Party People

24 Hour Party People

Directed by: Michael Winterbottom

Starring: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 2002?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Foolishyoutube
  2. - U Don't Have To Call
  3. - What's Luv?
  4. - Oops (Oh My)
  5. - Pass The Courvoisier Part II

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Quitame Ese Hombre
  2. - Escapar [Escape]
  3. - Y Tu Te Vas
  4. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  5. - Necesidad
Sport Games on April 23, 2002

Sport Games on April 23, 2002


Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Newcastle : 2 - 2
  • Fulham - Bolton : 3 - 0
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TV Series

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The Story of a Noble Family

The Story of a Noble Family

Rockface

Rockface

Directed by: Mark Roper

No Boundaries

No Boundaries

Directed by: Violet Mendoza

Verdammt verliebt

Verdammt verliebt

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi

How old am I?

If April 23, 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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Everything'S Eventual by Stephen King

Everything'S Eventual

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The acclaimed #1 New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King offers another spine-tingling compilation of short stories sure to keep a reader up late at night.King

Body of Lies by Iris Johansen

Body of Lies

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Eve Duncan, the signature character of #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen, thought her past was long buried. Until she finds herself tracking a killer so deceptive he leaves no trace behind—except for his victims.

Midnight Runner by Jack Higgins

Midnight Runner

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

Report From Ground Zero by Dennis Smith

Report From Ground Zero

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The tragic events of September 11, 2001, forever altered the American landscape, both figuratively and literally. Immediately after the jets struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dennis Smith,

Three Fates by Nora Roberts

Three Fates

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes an unforgettable tale of luck and love in which the fortunes of three siblings depend on a simple twist of fate…When the Lusitania sank, one survivor became a changed man, …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

America's Army

America's Army

Platform: Windows Linux/Mac OS X (dropped)

Genre: Tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: United States Army

Egg Mania: Eggstreme Madness

Egg Mania: Eggstreme Madness

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Kemco

Bandits: Phoenix Rising

Bandits: Phoenix Rising

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Pan Vision Tri Synergy

BMX XXX

BMX XXX

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing, sports (BMX)

Publisher: AKA Acclaim

Big Mutha Truckers

Big Mutha Truckers

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive THQ Destination Software Zoo Digital Publishing Spike

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $40.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $24.54
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $55.70
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $88.35

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 130.11 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5737 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6503 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 115.64 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6137 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 23, 2002?

On April 23, 2002 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 23, 2002?

On April 23, 2002 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 23, 2002?

On April 23, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 23, 2002?

On April 23, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 23, 2002?

On April 23, 2002 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in April 23, 2002?

The number one song in the week of April 23, 2002 was Foolish by Ashanti in US and Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates in UK.

What were the top hits on April 23, 2002?

The top hits on April 23, 2002 were Foolish by Ashanti, What's Luv? by Fat Joe, Ain't It Funny by Jennifer Lopez in US and Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates, Whenever Wherever by Shakira, How You Remind Me by Nickelback in UK.


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