Sunday December 23, 2001: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/23/2001, UK date format: 23/12/2001

December 23rd, 2001 was the 357th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Sunday.

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 Bias by Bernard Goldberg was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Micawber. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ecks vs. Sever or Championship Manager Quiz.

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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December 23, 2001 Events

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What happened on December 23 in history? Find out the list of December 23rd major events

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December 23, 2001 Famous Birthdays

Other December 23rd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 23, 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 23.

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December 23, 2001 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 23, 2001?

Other December 23rd famous deaths

  • French business executive, noted family member, and one of three sons to industrialist Yves Rocher (famous for his "natural" cosmetics).

  • Italian-French singer.

  • Jack Webb

    American actor who appeared in films such as "Sunset Blvd.

  • Flemish theologian, who worked in reformation church.

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December 23, 2001 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn 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 23, 2001 reveal something about your future ? Find out


December 23, 2001 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 23, 2001?

The day of the week was Sunday.

December 23rd marks the 356th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2001.

There are 8 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 23, 2001 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 23, 2001?


  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
  • Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
  • Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
  • Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 23, 2001? Which were the top hits on December 23, 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

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Bias by Bernard Goldberg



Emmy Awardwinner Bernard Goldberg has been a respected journalist in television news for nearly 30 years.

Journey Through Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Journey Through Heartsongs


Mattie J.T. Stepanek leads us on a Journey Through Heartsongs, featuring more of his beautiful poems. These poems reflect the rare wisdom Mattie gained through his battle with rare forms of muscular dystrophy, and the loss of his three siblings …

Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub

Black House


From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Talisman, "an intelligent...suspenseful page-turner" (The Wall Street Journal) from "two master craftsmen, each at the top of his game" (The Washington Post).Twenty

Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

Violets Are Blue


D.C. Detective Alex Cross is familiar with many crime scenes. The grisly murders of two runners in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park shocked even Cross. These killings look more like the work savage animals than human beings.

The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon

The Fiery Cross


The fifth volume in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander saga is a stunning feat of storytelling. It features James Fraser, an 18th-century Scotsman, and Claire Randall, a 20th-century time-travelling wife. It is 1771 and war is on the horizon.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 23rd, 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?

Ecks vs. Sever

Ecks vs. Sever

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Bam! Entertainment Franchise Interactive

Championship Manager Quiz

Championship Manager Quiz

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive



Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

Batman: Gotham City Racer

Batman: Gotham City Racer

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

Aidyn Chronicles: The First Mage

Aidyn Chronicles: The First Mage

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: THQ


December 23, 2001 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for December 23, 2001 is First Quarter.

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Sport Games on December 23, 2001

Sport Games on December 23, 2001

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Brescia - Juventus : 0 - 4
  • Milan - Verona : 2 - 1
  • Parma - Fiorentina : 2 - 0
  • Perugia - Atalanta : 2 - 0
  • Piacenza - Inter : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of December 23, 2001

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Mallorca - Real Madrid : 1 - 1
  • Osasuna - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 1
  • Zaragoza - Villarreal : 3 - 2
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La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Badajoz - Levante : 2 - 2
  • Cordoba - Eibar : 0 - 2
  • Gimnastic - Oviedo : 1 - 0
  • Sp Gijon - Salamanca : 1 - 1
  • Xerez - Recreativo : 0 - 0
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Coventry - Bradford : 4 - 0
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