What Happened on January 11, 2002

Historical Events

Critics' Choice Movie Awards

7th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: A Beautiful Mind wins Best Film

Famous Deaths

  • (Charles) Gene Dinwiddie, American blues saxophonist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), dies at 65
  • George Jinda, Hungarian-American smooth jazz and world music percussionist (Special EFX), dies from multiple medical condition complications at 41
  • Henri Verneuil, French-Armenian playwright and film director (Mélodie en sous-sol), dies at 81
  • Struan Sutherland, Australian medical researcher (b. 1936)
2002 Highlights

About January 11, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 8 months and 14 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: Gotta Get Thru This - Daniel Bedingfield