What Happened on March 17, 2001

Historical Events

  • OPEC decides to cut output by 4% or 1 million barrels per day, effective April 1

Famous Weddings

Peyton Manning

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning (24) weds Ashley Thompson in Memphis, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Zinaida Voronina, Russian and Soviet gymnast (1968 Olympics: 4 medals including 1 gold), dies at 53
2001 Highlights

About March 17, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stutter - Joe Featuring Mystikal
  • UK #1 Song: Uptown Girl - Westlife