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February 24th, 2013.

February 24th, 2013, was a Sunday. It was day 55 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 4 months and 27 days have passed since February 24th, 2013.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on February 24th, 2013?

  • The 85th Academy Awards are held. Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln). Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook).

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 24th, 2013.

  • United States: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • United Kingdom: One Way Or AAnother - One Direction
Play the top hits from 2013.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2013. Take a trip back to the peak days of Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Avicii.
Identity Thief

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Identity Thief" was at the top of the box office on February 24th, 2013.

Take me back to February 24th, 2013!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 24th, 2013 and it's a Sunday. 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. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. 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. The 85th Academy Awards have just been held. Daniel Day-Lewis has won an Oscar for his performance in the movie Lincoln. Jennifer Lawrence has won Best Actress for her role in the movie Silver Linings Playbook.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Vampire Diaries", "Community", "Game of Thrones" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mass Effect 3", "Sleeping Dogs", "Dead Space 3" and "Aliens: Colonial Marines". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Curious George", "Phineas and Ferb", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Doc McStuffins".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, Skylanders Giants figures 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 February 24th, 2013.

  • Oscar Pistorius murders his girlfriend.

    Oscar Pistorius murders his girlfriend.

    On February 14th, 2013, South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria, South Africa. The next day, he was charged with her murder. The shooting received widespread media coverage during this time.

  • House of Cards.

    House of Cards.

    In February of 2013, a political thriller TV series called "House of Cards" made its debut on Netflix.

  • Harlem Shake.

    Harlem Shake.

    An Internet meme called "The Harlem Shake" was going viral at this time.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    The song "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) won a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • 2013 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013.

    Time Person of the Year 2013.

    Newly-elected Pope Francis was named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • Mila Kunis.

    Mila Kunis.

    Actress Mila Kunis was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2013.

  • Who were the best football players in 2013?

    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.

  • 2013 in movies.

    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.

  • 12 Years a Slave.

    12 Years a Slave.

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 8 years, 4 months and 27 days have passed since February 24th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 24th, 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 1361664000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 24th, 2013.

  • 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.
  • January 31st, 2013: Rihanna confirms that she has rekindled her relationship with Chris Brown.
  • February 1st, 2013: Season One of House of Cards is released on Netflix.
  • February 2nd, 2013: The final episode of the teen sitcom "Victorious" is aired on Nickelodeon.
  • February 2nd, 2013: American Sniper: US Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle is shot dead by a former Marine with PTSD.
  • 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 24th, 2013
  • 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 24th, 2013, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 24th, 2013 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

Kid's TV shows on February 24th, 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
  • 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
  • Skylanders Giants figures
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2013.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out February 24th, 2019 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on February 24th.

Steve Jobs

Entrepreneur. Deceased
Born on February 24th, 1955
He was not alive on this date.

Floyd Mayweather

Boxer.
Born on February 24th, 1977
He turned 36 on this day in 2013.

Weather on February 24th, 2013.

Historical weather information for February 24th, 2013.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 29.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.39 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 24th, 2013.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 24th, 2013.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 24th, 2013 was most likely conceived around the 17th of May, 2012.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 24th, 2013 is close to the 4th of December, 2013.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 24th, 2013.

  • A total of 3,072 days have passed since this date.
  • 438 weeks have passed.
  • 265,417,200 seconds have passed since the February 24th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 309,653,400 times.
  • Since February 24th, 2013, the earth has travelled approximately 136,955,275,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 44,236,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,825,879 steps. That's about 10,145 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,185,006 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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