What Happened on December 10, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Fellowship of the Ring" Lord of the Rings film directed by Peter Jackson and starring Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen premieres in London

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Elijah Wood
Actor
Elijah Wood
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen
  • 67th Heisman Trophy Award: Eric Crouch, Nebraska (QB)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nobel Prize for Economics awarded jointly to Joseph Stiglitz, George A. Akerlof and A. Michael Spence "for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information"

Economist Joseph Stiglitz
Economist
Joseph Stiglitz
Economist Michael Spence
Economist
Michael Spence

Famous Deaths

  • Ashok Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1911)