2001 was the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millennium.
- Friday, March 9: Emmett Brown arrived with Bob Muglia on this date to explain why Microsoft's past visions of the future hadn't been that great.
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Behind the Scenes
- Back to the Future: The Animated Series (the 1991-1993 CBS series) celebrates its 10th Anniversary on September 7, 2001.
- Back to the Future: The Ride opened in Universal Studios Japan.