Friday January 26, 2001

US date format: 1/26/2001, UK date format: 26/1/2001

The day of the week was Friday, under the astrological sign of Aquarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on January 26, 2001).

The number one song in US was Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was #1 song in the UK.

Tigerland, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while Riley In The Morning by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Taina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Creator: Harry Potter or Formula One 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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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January 26, 2001 Events

What happened on January 26, 2001?


Historical Events

  • More than 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake that struck Gujarat, India.

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What happened on January 26 in history? Find out the list of January 26th major events

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January 26, 2001 Famous Deaths


Who died on January 26, 2001?

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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

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Independent Women Part Iyoutube
  2. - It Wasn't Me
  3. - He Loves U Not
  4. - Love Don't Cost A Thing
  5. - If You're Gone

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Touch Me
  2. - Can We Fix It
  3. - Everytime You Need Me
  4. - It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
  5. - Stan

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Danger (Been So Long)
  2. - Stutter
  3. - Ms. Jackson
  4. - Put It On Me
  5. - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  2. - Te Quise Olvidar
  3. - Cuando Seas Mia
  4. - Infiel
  5. - Yo Te Amo
Sport Games on January 26, 2001

Sport Games on January 26, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 89 - 105
  • New Jersey Nets - Los Angeles Lakers : 101 - 113
  • Phoenix Suns - Boston Celtics : 83 - 99
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Golden State Warriors : 107 - 105
  • Vancouver Grizzlies - Houston Rockets : 89 - 106
See all Basketball game results of January 26, 2001

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 26, 2001

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Chemnitz : 0 - 0
  • Mannheim - St Pauli : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 26, 2001

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Marseille : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of January 26, 2001

TV Series

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

Taina

Release year: 2001

The Division

The Division

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Eric Won

Kutumb

Kutumb

Release year: 2000

How old am I?

If January 26, 2001 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

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

Books

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Riley In The Morning by Sandra Brown

Riley In The Morning

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Sandra Brown is one of the most beloved romance authors. Her love stories have "larger than life heroes and heroines that make you believe all of the warm, wonderful wild things in your life" (Rendezvous).

An Invitation To The White House by Hillary Rodham Clinton

An Invitation To The White House

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This book is about the White House's cultural and political history, and its significance to Americans.

The Constant Gardener by John le Carré

The Constant Gardener

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John le Carre's latest novel is frightening, heartbreaking and beautifully calibrated. It opens with the brutal murder of Tessa Quayle, a young, beautiful woman, near Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, the birthplace for mankind.

Nothing Like It In The World by Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It In The World

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Nothing Like It in the World tells the story of an extraordinary feat of engineering, vision and courage. It tells the story of the investors, the men who built the transcontinental railway.

An Hour Before Daylight by Jimmy Carter

An Hour Before Daylight

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Jimmy Carter, the bestselling author of Living Faith, Sources of Strength and Living Faith, recounts his Depression-era childhood on a Georgia farm just before the civil rights movement forever changed.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Lego Software

Formula One 2001

Formula One 2001

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA 989 Sports

Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing

Platform: Nintendo 64, GameCube, iQue Player

Genre: Life simulation game Role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

Emperor: Battle for Dune

Emperor: Battle for Dune

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding

Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $61.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $46.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $109.62

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 117.35 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.506 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.651 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 108.42 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6329 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 26, 2001?

Famous people died on January 26, 2001 include, Al McGuire, Al McGuire.

What was the number one song in January 26, 2001?

The number one song in the week of January 26, 2001 was Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child in US and Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra in UK.

What were the top hits on January 26, 2001?

The top hits on January 26, 2001 were Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child, It Wasn't Me by Shaggy, He Loves U Not by Dream in US and Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra, Can We Fix It by Bob The Builder, Everytime You Need Me by Fragma featuring Maria Rubia in UK.