The 15th of August, 2013, fell on a Thursday. Day 227 of 2013. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 15th of August, 2013:
That 70s Show actress Lisa Robin Kelly dies. The actress was best known for her portrayal of Eric Forman's sister Laurie
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of August, 2013:
United States: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
United Kingdom: Burn - Ellie Goulding
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Elysium" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 15th of August, 2013.
2013 in movies.
Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.
Actress Mila Kunis is the flavour of 2013 as she is named as FHM's sexiest woman.
Time Person of the Year 2013
Newly-elected Pope Francis is named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.
2013 in music.
Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.
A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.
On the 5th of June, 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was engaging in a widespread global surveillance programme. Throughout the following months, the topics of PRISM and the NSA received widespread media attention.
A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it is going viral around this time.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of August:
15th of August, 2012: Dutch striker Robin van Persie leaves Arsenal to join their rivals Manchester United.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
Futurama - Animated series.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.
Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 15th of August, 2013.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of August, 2013.
2,260 days have passed since this date.
195,264,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of August, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 227,808,000 times.
Since the 15th of August, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 100,756,224,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,544,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,792,704 steps. That's about 7,463 miles!
Since this date, 2,343,168 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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