March 2001 calendar

March 2001

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 on March 2001: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2001?


  • 02 Mar 2001 The Taliban begin to destroy the Bamiyan Buddhas.
  • 03 Mar 2001 Jackie Martling's last day on Howard Stern Show.
  • 04 Mar 2001 Disaster at Hintze Ribeiro: Up to 70 people are killed when a bridge collapses in northern Portugal.
  • 07 Mar 2001 Nickelodeon airs the ''SpongeBob squarePants You Wish' tv special. The episode of Dragonball Z, The Doomsday Broadcast, was almost banned by government officials, but it still had viewers.
  • 08 Mar 2001 Died: Ninette De Valoisnbsp - founder of Royal Ballet London
  • 09 Mar 2001 Superior Galleries, Salt Lake City, Utah sells a US 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent Coin to Dwight Manley at a auction for US$1.84 Million.
  • 12 Mar 2001 The US Mint has released the North Carolina quarter-dollar for circulation.
  • 14 Mar 2001 At 3:49:28, this day marks the 686th term in the Leibniz series. The terms in these two sequences are respectively 0.785033732 & 3.140134928.
  • 18 Mar 2001 John Phillipsnbsp - Singer and songwriter
  • 22 Mar 2001 William Hannanbsp- director, animator, producer and co-founder Hanna-Barbera Productions
  • 23 Mar 2001 The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.
  • 24 Mar 2001 Apple Computer launches Mac OS X 10.0
  • 29 Mar 2001 18 people were killed when a chartered Gulfstream III jet crashed into a hillside on approach to Aspen, Colorado.
  • 30 Mar 2001 Release of the PC game "Tribes 2"
  • 31 Mar 2001 Premiere of animated television series "Invader Zim"
  • 04 Mar 2001 BBC bombing: A massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, seriously injuring one person; the attack was attributed to the Real IRA.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Whole Again
  2. - What Took You So Long?
  3. - It Wasn't Me
  4. - Uptown Girl
  5. - All For You


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in March 2001?

The Darwin Awards by Wendy Northcutt

The Darwin Awards


The Darwin Awards has more than a quarter of a million copies printed and is listed on The New York Times Bestseller List for six months. It shows that humor is a popular choice.

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Prodigal Summer


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

1st to Die by James Patterson

1st to Die


Imagine a killer thinking, "What's the worst thing anybody has done?" The killer then thinks of the worst thing anyone has ever done. Imagine four women: a police detective, assistant DA and reporter. They work together to find criminals.

Constantine'S Sword by James Carroll

Constantine'S Sword


"A rare book that combines passion and a subject that has impacted all of our lives ."--Chicago Tribune Novelist. Cultural critic. James Carroll marries history

The Mark by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The Mark


His Excellency Nicolae Carpathia, Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia, is back as Satan. The beast is resurrected and indwelt again by the devil, which tightens his grip on the reign of the world.