17th of July, 2014

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of July, 2014, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, killing 283 passengers and 15 crew members.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 3 years, 4 months and 8 days have passed since the 17th of July, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2014.
  • Day 198 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of July, 2014 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of July, 2014, will be 3 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-17-2014 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2014-07-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20140717" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1405551600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of July, 2014:

  • United States: Fancy - Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
  • United Kingdom: Problem - Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea

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 17th of July, 2014.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    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.

  • ISIS

    ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.

  • Ice Bucket Challenge

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.

  • 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict

    The 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict continues throughout July and August of 2014. In response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel launches a military operation called "Operation Protective Edge." Throughout the course of the conflict, 2,200 people are killed (with most of them being Gazans). The conflict consists of an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, as well as multiple air strikes. Throughout this period, Hamas launches 4,500+ rockets and mortars into Israel. The conflict ends on the 26th of August when both sides agree to a ceasefire.

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    The conflict in Ukraine receives further media attention when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over territory that is controlled pro-Russian separatists.

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of July, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 22.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 17th of July, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of July, 2014 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of July, 2014 is the 26th of April, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of July:

Television

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.

Computer Games

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of July:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of July, 2014.

  • 1,224 days have passed since this date.
  • 105,757,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of July, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 123,383,400 times.
  • Since the 17th of July, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 54,570,715,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 17,626,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 9,095,119 steps. That's about 4,042 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,269,086 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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