Wednesday February 28, 2001

US date format: 2/28/2001, UK date format: 28/2/2001

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Pisces (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on February 28, 2001).

The number one song in US was Stutter by Joe. Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was #1 song in the UK.

Das Experiment, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Crossroads. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eurofighter Typhoon or Hot Shots Golf 3.

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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February 28, 2001 Events

What happened on February 28, 2001?


Historical Events

  • A magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Washington state. About 400 people injured and major damage in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia area. Estimated damage between US$1 billion and $4 billion
  • Selby rail accident results in six passengers and four railway employees being killed, and another 82 suffering serious injuries.
  • The Northwest region of the United States was struck by an earthquake measuring 6.8 on Richter Scale. There were no deaths reported.
  • The Great Heck rail crash takes place.

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What happened on February 28 in history? Find out the list of February 28th major events

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February 28, 2001 Famous Deaths


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Das Experiment

Das Experiment

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Country: United States of America

Tigerland

Tigerland

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

Country: United States of America

A Knight's Tale

A Knight's Tale

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon

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

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Music charts

What was the number one song on February 28, 2001? Which were the top hits on February 28, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Stutter
  2. - It Wasn't Me
  3. - Love Don't Cost A Thing
  4. - Again
  5. - Angel

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Whole Again
  2. - It Wasn't Me
  3. - Uptown Girl
  4. - Ms Jackson
  5. - Teenage Dirtbag

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Stutter
  2. - Could It Be
  3. - Put It On Me
  4. - Promise
  5. - It Wasn't Me

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  2. - Te Quise Olvidar
  3. - Yo Te Amo
  4. - Solo Quiero Amarte
  5. - Por Amarte Asi
Sport Games on February 28, 2001

Sport Games on February 28, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Minnesota Timberwolves : 100 - 111
  • Houston Rockets - Chicago Bulls : 95 - 78
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 101 - 107
  • Miami Heat - Philadelphia 76ers : 69 - 79
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Indiana Pacers : 86 - 99
See all Basketball game results of February 28, 2001

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Stuttgarter K : 3 - 0
  • Mainz - Duisburg : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 28, 2001

TV Series

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

Crossroads

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Walter Hill

Delicious Proposal

Delicious Proposal

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Park Sung Soo

Taina

Taina

Release year: 2001

The Division

The Division

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Eric Won

Kutumb

Kutumb

Release year: 2000

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates

We Were the Mulvaneys

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Joyce Carol Oates is a New York Times Notable Book. She also was a former Oprah Book Club(r). This story of a family trying to overcome its fall from grace becomes a moving and memorable account of the strength of …

Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

Mystic River

By:

As children, Sean Devine and Jimmy Marcus were close friends. Dave Boyle was also a friend. Then, a strange car pulled up on their street.

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Prodigal Summer

By:

Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel, Wildness, is a hymn of wildness that celebrates both the prodigal spirit in human nature and nature.

Founding Brothers by Joseph J. Ellis

Founding Brothers

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In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award--winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals-Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Perhaps it was a grandparent or teacher or a friend. For those who are older and more patient, wiser, and can help you navigate the world, they will be able to give you sound advice and help you find your …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eurofighter Typhoon

Eurofighter Typhoon

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Rage Software

Hot Shots Golf 3

Hot Shots Golf 3

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Barbie: Explorer

Barbie: Explorer

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Universal Interactive Studios; EU Mattel Interactive

Casper: Spirit Dimensions

Casper: Spirit Dimensions

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: TDK Mediactive The Harvey Entertainment Company

Emperor: Battle for Dune

Emperor: Battle for Dune

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.37
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $59.56
  • General Electric GE: opens at $48.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $102.95

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 117.39 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5358 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.669 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 108.38 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.638 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 28, 2001?

On February 28, 2001 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 28, 2001?

On February 28, 2001 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 28, 2001?

On February 28, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 28, 2001?

On February 28, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 28, 2001?

On February 28, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on February 28, 2001?

Famous people died on February 28, 2001 include, Jean Vallette d'Osia.

What was the number one song in February 28, 2001?

The number one song in the week of February 28, 2001 was Stutter by Joe in US and Whole Again by Atomic Kitten in UK.

What were the top hits on February 28, 2001?

The top hits on February 28, 2001 were Stutter by Joe, It Wasn't Me by Shaggy, Love Don't Cost A Thing by Jennifer Lopez in US and Whole Again by Atomic Kitten, It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok, Uptown Girl by Westlife in UK.