What Happened on November 13, 2002

Historical Events

Music Single

Eminem releases single 'Lose Yourself' from soundtrack of "8 Mile", 1st rap song to win Academy Award Best Original Song

  • Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441
  • The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill
2002 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Raducanu, British tennis player (US Open 2021), born in Toronto, Canada
Born in 2002

Famous Deaths

  • Michael “Mike” Stewart, American music producer and guitarist (We Five - Let's Get Together), commits suicide at 57
  • Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese politician and writer (b. 1925)

About November 13, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • UK #1 Song: Unbreakable - Westlife