What Happened on December 31, 2001

Famous Weddings


American Glamour model and actress Coco Austin (33) weds American rapper-actor Ice-T (54) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Prince Rogers Nelson

American singer Prince Rogers Nelson (43) weds Canadian businesswoman Manuela Testolini; divorce in 2006

Famous Deaths

  • Eileen Heckart, American actress (Butterflies Are Free, Doll's House, Trauma Center), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • John Grigg, 2nd Baron Altrincham, British writer and historian, dies at 77
2001 Highlights

About December 31, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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