What Happened on December 18, 2001

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Liverpool forward Michael Owen is named best football player in Europe ahead of Real Madrid striker Raúl and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn

Famous Birthdays

Billie EilishBillie Eilish (21 years old)

American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter (When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Dan DeCarlo, American cartoonist (Archie Comics), dies at 82
  • Dimitris Dragatakis, Greek composer, dies at 87
  • Gilbert Bécaud [François Gilbert Léopold Silly], French singer, pianist, composer and actor (Nathalie) known as "Monsieur 100,000 Volts" for his energetic performances, dies at 74
2001 Highlights

About December 18, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How You Remind Me - Nickelback
  • UK #1 Song: Somethin' Stupid - Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman