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January 31st, 2013.

January 31st, 2013, was a Thursday. It was day 31 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since January 31st, 2013.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on January 31st, 2013?

  • 21-year-old Canadian student Elisa Lam goes missing in Los Angeles.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 31st, 2013.

  • United States: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • United Kingdom: Get Up - Bingo Players

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hansel and Gretel" was at the top of the box office on January 31st, 2013.

Take me back to January 31st, 2013!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 31st, 2013 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Get Up by Bingo Players is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hansel and Gretel is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister.

It's 2013, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars. A new video-hosting service called "Vine" has just been launched. In Ireland, the nation is mourning the death of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, who was recently shot dead by an armed gang in County Louth.

A tragic fire at a nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil has left 242 people dead. An Internet meme called "The Harlem Shake" is currently going viral. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Sons of Anarchy", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Modern Family" and "Black Mirror".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Terraria", "Halo 4", "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" and "DmC: Devil May Cry". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Phineas and Ferb", "Good Luck Charlie", "Jessie" and "Dog with a Blog". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the Wii U.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 31st, 2013.

  • 12 Years a Slave.

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2013?

    In 2013, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Franck Ribéry, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Neymar, Andrés Iniesta, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, Gareth Bale and Andrea Pirlo.

  • Mila Kunis.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2013?

    The best NBA players in 2013 were as follows: LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Marc Gasol, Tony Parker, Russell Westbrook, David Lee, Paul George, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and James Harden.

  • 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.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky".

    "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) would go on to win a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • Harlem Shake.

    An Internet meme called "The Harlem Shake" is going viral.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 8 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since January 31st, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 31st, 2013, will be 8 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2013 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1359590400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 31st, 2013.

  • January 2nd, 2013: Soccer: QPR pull off a shock 1-0 win over Chelsea.
  • January 2nd, 2013: Soccer: Daniel Sturridge completes a move from Chelsea to Liverpool.
  • January 4th, 2013: Actor Tony Lip, who portrayed Carmine Lupertazzi in the TV show "The Sopranos", passes away at the age of 82.
  • January 6th, 2013: South Korean baseball player Cho Sung-min commits suicide.
  • January 7th, 2013: Lionel Messi is awarded the 2012 Ballon d'Or.
  • January 11th, 2013: Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide.
  • January 16th, 2013: News breaks that the girlfriend of NFL player Manti Te'o does not exist.
  • January 16th, 2013: Soccer: It is announced that Pep Guardiola will become the new manager of Bayern Munich next season.
  • January 24th, 2013: Video-hosting service "Vine" is launched.
  • January 25th, 2013: Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe is shot dead by an armed gang in County Louth, Ireland.
  • January 26th, 2013: Philippe Coutinho joins Liverpool.
  • January 27th, 2013: 242 people are killed when a fire breaks out at a nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil.
  • This date: January 31st, 2013
  • February 1st, 2013: Season One of House of Cards is released on Netflix.
  • February 3rd, 2013: Super Bowl XLVII occurs at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans: The Baltimore Ravens defeat the San Francisco 49ers and Beyonce performs at the halftime show.
  • February 7th, 2013: The UFC announces that it has signed Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor.
  • February 11th, 2013: Storage Wars cast member Mark Balelo commits suicide.
  • February 11th, 2013: It is announced that Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger will retire as Pope Benedict XVI.
  • February 11th, 2013: Philippe Coutinho makes his debut for Liverpool.
  • February 14th, 2013: Gamergate controversy: The game Depression Quest is released by Zoë Quinn.
  • February 14th, 2013: South African model Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp is shot and killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius. Pistorius was later found guilty of Culpable Homicide.
  • February 17th, 2013: Country singer Mindy McCready shoots herself at her home in Arkansas.
  • February 18th, 2013: Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at the age of 80.
  • February 19th, 2013: The body of missing 21-year-old woman Elisa Lam is found in a water tank on top of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles.
  • February 24th, 2013: The 85th Academy Awards are held. Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln). Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook).

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 31st, 2013, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 31st, 2013 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.

Kid's TV shows on January 31st, 2013.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2013.

  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Good Luck Charlie
  • Victorious
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Big Time Rush
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2013.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2013.

  • The Wii U
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • DmC: Devil May Cry - Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
  • Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.
  • Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
  • Sleeping Dogs - An open-world adventure game.
  • Diablo III - An action RPG game.
  • Mass Effect 3 - Sci-fi role-playing game. Although the game itself was well-received, the ending of the game was considered by many to be sub-par.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 31st of January.

Weather on January 31st, 2013.

Historical weather information for January 31st, 2013.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 35.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.06 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.7cm. It was a windy day.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 31st, 2013.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 31st, 2013.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 31st, 2013 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of April, 2012.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 31st, 2013 is close to the 10th of November, 2013.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 31st, 2013.

  • A total of 3,017 days have passed since this date.
  • 431 weeks have passed.
  • 260,665,200 seconds have passed since the January 31st, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 304,109,400 times.
  • Since January 31st, 2013, the earth has travelled approximately 134,503,243,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,444,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,417,207 steps. That's about 9,963 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,127,982 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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