What Happened on June 11, 2002

Historical Events

Music History

"American Idol" created by Simon Fuller with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson premieres on Fox

  • Antonio Meucci is acknowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the United States Congress

Famous Weddings

Paul McCartney & Heather Mills

British musician Paul McCartney (59) weds former English model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (34) at Castle Leslie in County Monaghan, Ireland; divorce in 2008

About June 11, 2002

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Foolish - Ashanti
  • UK #1 Song: Light My Fire - Will Young