What Happened on December 10, 2001

Historical Events

Film Premiere

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

  • 67th Heisman Trophy Award: Eric Crouch, Nebraska (QB)

Nobel Prize

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

2001 History

Famous Deaths

  • Ashok Kumar [Dadamoni, Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly], Indian actor (Mahal, Afsana), dies from chronic asthma at 90

About December 10, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: U Got It Bad - Usher
  • UK #1 Song: Gotta Get Thru This - Daniel Bedingfield