February 23rd, 2013

February 23rd, 2013, fell on a Saturday. It was day 54 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 1 months and 25 days have passed since February 23rd, 2013.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 23rd, 2013:

  • United States: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • United Kingdom: One Way Or AAnother - One Direction

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Identity Thief" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 23rd, 2013 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, the song Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, One Way Or AAnother by One Direction is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Identity Thief 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.

An Internet meme called "The Harlem Shake" is currently going viral. News has broke that South African model Reeva Steenkamp has been shot and killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius at their home Pretoria. Tributes are pouring in for country singer Mindy McCready, who recently committed suicide at her home in Arkansas.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "Sons of Anarchy", "The Vampire Diaries" and "White Collar". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Sleeping Dogs", "Borderlands 2", "Halo 4" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Peppa Pig", "Team Umizoomi" and "Austin & Ally".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "The Wii U".


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 February 23rd, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 1 months and 25 days have passed since February 23rd, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 23rd, 2013, will be 8 years of age.
  • People born in 2013 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1361577600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 23rd, 2013:

  • 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.
  • January 31st, 2013: 21-year-old Canadian student Elisa Lam goes missing in Los Angeles.
  • 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.
  • This date: February 23rd, 2013
  • February 24th, 2013: The 85th Academy Awards are held. Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln). Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook).
  • March 5th, 2013: Wrestling manager Paul Bearer passes away after a heart attack.
  • March 5th, 2013: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies of cancer.
  • March 20th, 2013: Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. release the song "Blurred Lines".
  • March 20th, 2013: British pop group Girls Aloud announce that they are splitting up.
  • March 21st, 2013: Actress Amanda Bynes raises eyebrows after tweeting "I want Drake to murder my v*gina.".
  • March 22nd, 2013: My Chemical Romance announce that they are breaking up.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 23rd, 2013, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 23rd, 2013 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • 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.

2013 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Big Time Rush
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2013 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2013:

  • The Wii U
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines - FPS based on the Alien film series.
  • Dead Space 3 - Survival horror game.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 23rd of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of February:

  • Defender of the Fatherland Day (Russia)

Weather

Weather information for February 23rd, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 2.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.22 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 0.94 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on February 23rd, 2013?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 23rd, 2013?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 23rd, 2013 was probably conceived around the 16th of May, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 23rd, 2013 is the 3rd of December, 2013. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from February 23rd, 2013.

  • Arsenal defeat Aston Villa 2-1.
  • Fulham defeat Stoke 1-0.
  • Norwich defeat Everton 2-1.
  • QPR lose 2-0 at home to Man United.
  • Reading lose 3-0 at home to Wigan.
  • West Brom defeat Sunderland 2-1.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 23rd, 2013.

  • 2,979 days have passed since this date.
  • 257,382,000 seconds have passed since the February 23rd, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 300,279,000 times.
  • Since February 23rd, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 132,809,112,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,897,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,134,852 steps. That's about 9,838 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,088,584 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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