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July 14, 2013

July 14, 2013, was a Sunday. It was 10 years, 11 months, and 29 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 14, 2013:

  • United States: "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke
  • United Kingdom: "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 14, 2013

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • Get Lucky - Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams
  • We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
  • Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
  • Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
Play the top songs 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.
Despicable Me 2

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Despicable Me 2" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 4,016 days ago. Approximately 134 months have passed. It was the 195th day of 2013, in week 28. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 10 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 45 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to July 14, 2013

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

It is Sunday, July 14, 2013. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

The summer of 2013 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. The song "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Despicable Me 2 is at the top of the box office.

David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. Sadly, it seems as though they will be unable to compete with 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 social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has just revealed to the public that American intelligence agencies have been running a widespread global surveillance programme called PRISM. In Florida, George Zimmerman has been found not guilty of the murder of Trayvon Martin.

People are saddened by the news that Glee actor Cory Monteith has died following a drug overdose. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Gia Allemand, Lisa Robin Kelly, Lee Thompson Young, and Paul Walker would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Modern Family", "White Collar", "Black Mirror", and "The Americans".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Clash of Clans", "FIFA 13", "XCOM: Enemy Unknown", and "Tomb Raider". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Johnny Test", "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic", and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island". Popular toys at the moment include Lazer Stunt Chaser, LEGO NINJAGO Fire Temple, Little People Zoo Talkers, and Rainbow Loom.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on July 14, 2013.

  • Cory Monteith dies.

    Cory Monteith dies

    There was widespread shock and sadness at this time following the unexpected death of Glee actor Cory Monteith. Monteith died on July 13th, 2013 after overdosing on a mixture of heroin and alcohol.
  • George Zimmerman's trial.

    George Zimmerman's trial

    The trial of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin took place in June and July of 2013. Zimmerman was acquitted of the crime on July 13th, 2013. The trial proved to be highly controversial, as it brought the topic of racism in America to the fore.
  • Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals the existence of PRISM.

    Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals the existence of PRISM

    On June 5th, 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was running a widespread global surveillance program called PRISM. In the months that followed, the topics of PRISM and the NSA received widespread media attention.
  • Vine.

    Vine

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" became huge in 2013. The website gave users the ability to upload short video clips that looped.
  • 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

    The newly-elected Pope Francis was named Time Person of the Year 2013.
  • Mila Kunis.

    Mila Kunis

    Actress Mila Kunis was named FHM's sexiest woman in 2013.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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 slowly began to close down. This was due to the rise of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Internet usage 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.
  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting

    DVD sales were beginning to plummet as people were switching to online streaming platforms. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to July 14, 2013.

  • June 14, 2013:
    • The game "The Last of Us" is released on the PlayStation 3.
    • Immaculate Basil (27) goes missing in Fort St. James, Canada.
  • June 17, 2013: The song "Wake Me Up" is released by Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii.
  • June 18, 2013:
    • Danielle Bradbery wins the fourth season of The Voice.
    • Russia bans same-sex couples from adopting children.
  • June 19, 2013: The Sopranos star James Gandolfini is found dead in Rome, Italy.
  • June 20, 2013: The Miami Heat win the 2013 NBA Finals after they defeat the San Antonio Spurs 4-3.
  • June 21, 2013: The movie World War Z (2013) is released.
  • June 23, 2013: American whistleblower Edward Snowden lands in Russia.
  • June 24, 2013: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is found guilty of paying an underage prostitute.
  • June 25, 2013: Soccer: Carlo Ancelotti becomes the new manager of Real Madrid.
  • June 26, 2013:
    • NFL player Aaron Hernandez is charged with murder.
    • 35 people are killed in riots in Shanshan County, in the autonomous region of Xinjiang, China.
  • June 27, 2013: Labor leader Kevin Rudd becomes the new Prime Minister of Australia after defeating Julia Gillard in a leadership contest.
  • June 30, 2013:
    • Protesters in Egypt begin to call for the resignation of President Mohamed Morsi.
    • 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots are killed by a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona.
  • July 1, 2013:
    • Soccer: David Moyes becomes the new manager of Manchester United.
    • The original founders of social networking website Bebo re-purchase the company for $1 million.
  • July 2, 2013: Former Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona files for bankruptcy.
  • July 3, 2013:
    • The President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, is removed from power.
    • The animated comedy film "Despicable Me 2" is released.
  • July 5, 2013: The song "Burn" is released by Ellie Goulding.
  • July 11, 2013: The first episode of "Orange Is The New Black" is released.
  • July 13, 2013:
    • George Zimmerman is found not guilty of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
    • Glee actor Cory Monteith dies after a drug overdose.
  • This date: July 14, 2013
  • July 16, 2013: YouTuber Talia Joy Castellano dies from cancer at the age of 13.
  • July 18, 2013: The Government of Detroit files for bankruptcy.
  • July 22, 2013:
    • Catherine Middleton gives birth to Prince George.
    • Embattled actress Amanda Bynes is put under a "mental health hold" after she starts a fire in the driveway of a house in Thousand Oaks, California.
  • July 23, 2013: Former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner is caught up in a second "sexting scandal" while running in the New York City mayoral race.
  • July 24, 2013: 78 people are killed after a high-speed train derails in the north-west of Spain.
  • July 30, 2013: US whistleblower Bradley Manning is found guilty of 17 charges under the Espionage Act.
  • August 1, 2013: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is convicted of tax-fraud.
  • August 5, 2013: The series finale of the British teen drama "Skins" is aired on television.
  • August 7, 2013:
    • The comedy film We're the Millers (2013) is released in cinemas.
    • Social Network "Bebo" is closed down.
  • August 9, 2013: Brandon Lawson (26) goes missing in Bronte, Texas.
  • August 12, 2013:
    • 25-year-old Tiffany Daniels goes missing in Pensacola Beach, Florida.
    • The first episode of the children's television series "PAW Patrol" is aired.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 14, 2013, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 14, 2013 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.
Television shows

TV series on July 14, 2013

TV audiences were watching the following shows on July 14, 2013:

TV shows from July 2013.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
The Fall
The Fall
Hannibal
Hannibal
Broadchurch
Broadchurch
Vikings
Vikings
House of Cards
House of Cards
The Americans
The Americans
Catfish: The TV Show
Catfish: The TV Show
Arrow
Arrow
Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire
Nashville
Nashville
Elementary
Elementary
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on July 14, 2013

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2013:

Sam & Cat
Sam & Cat
Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog
Robot and Monster
Robot and Monster

Gravity Falls
Gravity Falls
Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins
Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally
Jessie
Jessie
Teen Wolf
Teen Wolf
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Bubble Guppies
Bubble Guppies
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2013

Toys and games that were popular in 2013:

Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom
The Avengers toys
The Avengers toys
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shellraiser
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shellraiser
The Wii U
The Wii U
UNO Roboto
UNO Roboto
HEXBUG Nano Hive
HEXBUG Nano Hive
Little People Zoo Talkers
Little People Zoo Talkers
Lalaloopsy Silly Hair
Lalaloopsy Silly Hair
LEGO NINJAGO Fire Temple
LEGO NINJAGO Fire Temple
Monster High dolls
Monster High dolls
Laugh & Learn Dance & Play Puppy
Laugh & Learn Dance & Play Puppy
Elefun Busy Ball Popper
Elefun Busy Ball Popper
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in July 2013.

Dota 2 2013
Dota 2
The Last of Us 2013
The Last of Us
Metro: Last Light 2013
Metro: Last Light
BioShock Infinite 2013
BioShock Infinite
Tomb Raider 2013
Tomb Raider
Aliens: Colonial Marines 2013
Aliens: Colonial Marines
Dead Space 3 2013
Dead Space 3
DmC: Devil May Cry 2013
DmC: Devil May Cry
Far Cry 3 2012
Far Cry 3
Call of Duty: Black Ops II 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Halo 4 2012
Halo 4
Dishonored 2012
Dishonored

Were you born on July 14, 2013?

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

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If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out July 14, 2019, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 14.

Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford

US President Deceased
Born on July 14, 1913
He was not alive on this date.

Vincent Pastore

Vincent Pastore

Actor
Born on July 14, 1946
He turned 67 on this day in 2013.

Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor

MMA fighter
Born on July 14, 1988
He turned 25 on this day in 2013.

Vinnie Hacker

Vinnie Hacker

TikTok star
Born on July 14, 2002
He turned 11 on this day in 2013.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on July 14:

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 14, 2013.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 14, 2013 was most likely conceived around October 21, 2012.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 14, 2013 is close to April 6, 2014.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about July 14, 2013:

  • 4,016 days have passed since this date.
  • 573 weeks have passed.
  • 346,982,400 seconds have passed since July 14, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 404,812,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 179,042,918,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,830,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 29,840,486 steps. That's roughly 13,262 miles.
  • 4,163,789 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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