Monday September 23, 2002: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 9/23/2002, UK date format: 23/9/2002

September 23rd, 2002 was the 266th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Monday.

The number one song in US was Dilemma by Nelly. The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling) by Atomic Kitten was #1 song in the UK.

Iris, directed by Richard Eyre, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2002 while Black House by Stephen King, Peter Strau was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Boomtown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Big Game Hunter 6 or Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater.

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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September 23, 2002 Events

What happened on September 23, 2002?

Historical Events

  • Release of the first public version Mozilla Firefox's web browser (''Phoenix 0.1’').
  • Belgium is the second European country to legalize euthanasia (after the Netherlands).
  • Spratly Islands: The Governor of Palawan, Philippines, has sent Philippine soldiers to seize the oil-rich Spratly Islands. They are claimed by Brunei, Brunei and the People's Republic of China.
  • Stock market slump of 2002: The global indices are sinking heavily today with the Nasdaq dropping 3% to a 6-year low at 1,184.94. The yield on the U.S. Treasury's 10-year bond fell to a low of 3.70% after 40 years, while the yield on the 2-year bond fell to an all-time low of 1.89%. Concern about the U.S. invasion plan in Iraq led to oil prices rising to $30 per barrel, a record high since February 2001.

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

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September 23, 2002 Famous Birthdays

Other September 23rd famous birthdays

  • Romy Schneider

    Internationally known German actress.

  • Julio Iglesias

    Iglesias, a Spanish singer and the master of love songs, is the Guinness world record holder for selling 100 million albums.

  • American musician, "The Boss", is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and leader of "The E Street Band.

  • American singer, composer, and pianist.

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How old am I?

If September 23, 2002 is your birthday you are 20 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on September 23.

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September 23, 2002 Famous Deaths

Who died on September 23, 2002?

Other September 23rd famous deaths

  • French actor and singer best known for his roles in comedy films, most notably in his collaboration with Louis de Funès in the films Le...

  • Jean-Louis Barrault, a French comedian, actress, and theatre director, married Jean-Louis Barrault.

  • Bob Fosse

    American choreographer, dancer and director of film with a 40-year career.

  • American actress (Born 1943).

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September 23, 2002 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Libra personality

Who should a Libra marry?

Babies born in September are either Virgo or Libra. People born before September 22nd are Virgo, while people born from September 23rd have the sign of Libra

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Chinese Zodiac

Horse chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Horse

Element: Water

Horse personality

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September 23, 2002 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was September 23, 2002?

The day of the week was Monday.

September 23rd marks the 265th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2002.

There are 99 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


September 23, 2002 Holidays and Observances

What is special on September 23, 2002?


  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
  • Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
  • Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
  • Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.


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Music charts

What was the number one song on September 23, 2002? Which were the top hits on September 23, 2002?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Dilemma
  2. - Gangsta Lovin'
  3. - Complicated
  4. - Cleanin' Out My Closet
  5. - I Need A Girl (Part Two)

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling)
  2. - Round Round
  3. - Crossroads
  4. - Addictive
  5. - Just Like A Pill

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Dilemma
  2. - Gangsta Lovin'
  3. - I Care 4 U
  4. - Move B***h
  5. - Nothin'

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Mentiroso
  2. - El Dolor De Tu Presencia
  3. - Vuela Muy Alto
  4. - Entra En Mi Vida
  5. - A Dios Le Pido

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Release year: 2002

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Starring: Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville

Country: United States of America

The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon, Jessica Biel

Country: United States of America

Kate & Leopold

Kate & Leopold

Release year: 2002

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Breckin Meyer

Country: United States of America

Stuart Little 2

Stuart Little 2

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Rob Minkoff

Starring: Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki

Country: United States of America

The Hours

The Hours

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Ed Harris, Jeff Daniels, Eileen Atkins, Allison Janney, Toni Collette, John C. Reilly, Stephen Dillane

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Release year: 2002

Directed by: Sabyn Mayfield

Strange Days at Blake Holsey High

Strange Days at Blake Holsey High

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Anthony Browne



Release year: 2002

Written by:

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States of America

Still Game

Still Game

Release year: 2002

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland



Release year: 2002

Directed by: David Oliver

Magazine Covers

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Black House by Stephen King, Peter Strau

Black House


Collaboration is the sequel to dark fantasy?EURoeTheTalisman?EUR?.

Slander by Ann Coulter



This is the most talked about and controversial book of 2018. It is impossible to know who controls America's media.

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Lovely Bones


We meet Susie Salmon at 14 years old, and she is already in heaven. She tells us that this was before public service announcements and milk carton photos. In 1973, when Susie disappeared mysteriously, people believed these things didn’t happen.

Let Freedom Ring by Sean Hannity

Let Freedom Ring


We Americans face two fundamental questions. First, are we really ready to fight this new war against terrorism and terrorist governments, and win it decisively?

Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy

Red Rabbit


Jack Ryan lived in England for a while as a historian, teacher and ex-Marine, long before he was elected President or head the CIA.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 6

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 6

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision Value Publishing, Inc.

Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater

Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater

Platform: Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Infogrames

TOCA Race Driver

TOCA Race Driver

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Armored Core 3

Armored Core 3

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec; EU Metro 3D

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft


September 23, 2002 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for September 23, 2002 is Full Moon.

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Sport Games on September 23, 2002

Sport Games on September 23, 2002

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 6 - 3
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 2
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Fulham - Chelsea : 0 - 0
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Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Guimaraes - Porto : 0 - 2
  • Sp Lisbon - Varzim : 0 - 0
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $32.62
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $14.76
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $46.60
  • General Electric GE: opens at $26.35
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $63.75

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 123.76 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.582 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.4964 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 120.97 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6302 GBP

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