The 5th of December, 2013, fell on a Thursday. Day 339 of 2013. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 5th of December, 2013:
Nelson Mandela dies.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of December, 2013:
United States: Royals - Lorde
United Kingdom: Somewhere Only We Know - Lily Allen
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Catching Fire" 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 5th of December, 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.
The animated movie "Frozen" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.2 billion dollars.
Two of Nigella Lawson's former assistants accuse the television star of consuming cocaine. During this period, the fraud trial of her former assistants was ongoing.
The world is in shock after "The Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker dies in a car crash in Santa Clarita, California. Walker died on Saturday, the 30th of November, 2013, after his Porsche Carrera GT crashed into a concrete lamp post.
Ukraine Situation Worsens
The situation in Ukraine continues to worsen as 800,000 people attend a protest rally in Kiev. President Yanukovych receives financial help when Russia decides to purchase $15 billion dollars worth of Ukrainian debt. Kiev's city hall is stormed by protesters.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of December:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
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.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of December, 2013.
2,198 days have passed since this date.
189,907,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of December, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 221,558,400 times.
Since the 5th of December, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 97,992,115,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,651,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,332,019 steps. That's about 7,259 miles!
Since this date, 2,278,886 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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