The 4th of July, 2014, fell on a Friday. Day 185 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.
5 years, 6 months and 21 days have passed since the 4th of July, 2014.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of July, 2014:
Rolf Harris is sentenced to five years and nine months in prison.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of July, 2014:
United States: Fancy - Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
United Kingdom: Ghost - Ella Henderson
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Transformers 4" 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 4th of July, 2014.
The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.
2014 in movies.
Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.
American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.
Time Person of the Year 2014
Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.
2014 in music.
Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
"Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.
ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.
2014 FIFA World Cup
The 2014 FIFA World Cup takes place in Brazil. Germany are crowned the winners after defeating Argentina in extra time. Soccer fans around the world are shocked when the host team Brazil is demolished 7-1 in the semi-finals.
The bodies of the three Israeli teenagers that were kidnapped in the West Bank are found in an open field in Nahal Telem. The homes of two of the suspects are demolished with explosives. Violence flares up as rockets are fired from Gaza into Israel. Israeli jets and helicopters carry out 34 strikes on locations inside the Gaza Strip. During this period of 2014, it had become clear that an all-out conflict between Israel and Hamas was in the making.
Ice Bucket Challenge
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of July:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
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.
Rust - Survival video game.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of July, 2014.
2,028 days have passed since this date.
175,222,800 seconds have passed since the 4th of July, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 204,426,600 times.
Since the 4th of July, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 90,414,964,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,203,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,069,161 steps. That's about 6,697 miles!
Since this date, 2,102,674 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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