What Happened on December 13, 2001

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"A Beautiful Mind" based on the bio by Sylvia Nasar, directed by Ron Howard and starring Russell Crowe premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 2002)

  • Indian Parliament Sansad attacked by terrorists. 15 people killed, including all terrorists

Famous Divorces

Kate Winslet

Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Schuldiner, American heavy metal singer-songwriter (Death), dies of brain cancer at 34
2001 Highlights

About December 13, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 11 months and 19 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