Friday March 23, 2001
US date format: 3/23/2001, UK date format: 23/3/2001
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on March 23, 2001). 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.
Famous people born on this day include Misslisibell .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Butterfly by Crazy Town.
In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits.
Blow, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Texas Justice.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Druuna: Morbus Gravis or Dexter's Laboratory: Deesaster Strikes!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 23, 2001?
- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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- The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.
- Hainan Island incident: A Chinese fighter jet bumps into a U.S. EP-3E surveillance aircraft, which is forced to make an emergency landing in Hainan, China. The U.S. crew is detained for 10 days and the F-8 Chinese pilot, Wang Wei, goes missing and is presumed dead.
- Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.
- In the Netherlands, the Act on the Opening up of Marriage goes into effect. The Act allows same-sex couples to marry legally for the first time in the world since the reign of Nero.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 23, 2001?
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Sport Games on March 23, 2001
- Atlanta Hawks - Toronto Raptors : 86 - 112
- Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 90 - 93
- Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 90 - 101
- New Jersey Nets - New York Knicks : 95 - 86
- Orlando Magic - Milwaukee Bucks : 103 - 115
Division 2Football (France)
- Ajaccio - Caen : 1 - 0
- Angers - Laval : 1 - 0
- Cannes - Wasquehal : 0 - 0
- Chateauroux - Nimes : 1 - 1
- Le Mans - Creteil : 2 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Inverness C - Raith Rvs : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Notts County - Peterboro : 3 - 3
- Oldham - Northampton : 2 - 1
- Reading - Bristol City : 1 - 3
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 23, 2001?
On March 23, 2001 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is March 23, 2001?
On March 23, 2001 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on March 23, 2001?
On March 23, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 23, 2001?
On March 23, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on March 23, 2001?
On March 23, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 23, 2001?
On March 23, 2001 several famous people were born including, Misslisibell .
Which famous people died on March 23, 2001?
Famous people died on March 23, 2001 include, Rowland Evans.
What was the number one song in March 23, 2001?
The number one song in the week of March 23, 2001 was Butterfly by Crazy Town in US and Whole Again by Atomic Kitten in UK.
What were the top hits on March 23, 2001?
The top hits on March 23, 2001 were Butterfly by Crazy Town, Angel by Shaggy, Stutter by Joe in US and Whole Again by Atomic Kitten, It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok, Uptown Girl by Westlife in UK.