July 23rd, 2013, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 204 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since July 23rd, 2013.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 23rd, 2013:
Former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner is caught up in a second "sexting scandal" while running in the New York City mayoral race.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 23rd, 2013:
United States: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
United Kingdom: Wake Me Up - Avicii
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Conjuring" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 23rd, 2013 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Wake Me Up by Avicii is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Conjuring 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 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. People are saddened by the news that Glee actor Cory Monteith has died following a drug overdose. In the UK, Catherine Middleton has just given birth to Prince George.
Former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner, who is currently running in the New York City mayoral race, has just been caught up in a second "sexting scandal". On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Glee", "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Borderlands 2", "Call of Duty: Black Ops II", "DmC: Devil May Cry" and "Dota 2".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown", "Phineas and Ferb" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates". Popular toys include the likes of "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 July 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.
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.
A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.
On the 5th of June, 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was engaging in a widespread global surveillance programme. Throughout the following months, the topics of PRISM and the NSA received widespread media attention.
There is widespread sadness at the death of Glee actor Cory Monteith. Monteith died on the 13th of July, 2013, after overdosing on a mixture of heroin and alcohol.
Amanda Bynes is in the media after she is detained for a mental health evaluation. The former Nickelodeon star had started a fire in front of a stranger's house.
Prince George Alexander Louis
Prince William and Duchess Catherine announce that they have given birth to their first child. The baby is named Prince George Alexander Louis.
During the 2013 New York City mayoral race, further examples of Anthony Weiner "sexting" are released. The New York Times calls for Weiner to withdraw from the race.
Basic facts and information about this date:
7 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since July 23rd, 2013.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 2013.
Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 23rd, 2013, will be 7 years of age.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of July:
Revolution Day (Egypt)
Weather information for July 23rd, 2013:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 24.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 72.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.54cm.
London, England: Temperature: 23.67 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
Who was the US President on July 23rd, 2013?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 23rd, 2013?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 23rd, 2013 was probably conceived around the 13th of October, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 23rd, 2013 is the 2nd of May, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 23rd, 2013.
2,830 days have passed since this date.
244,512,000 seconds have passed since the July 23rd, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 285,264,000 times.
Since July 23rd, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 126,168,192,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,752,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,028,032 steps. That's about 9,346 miles!
Since this date, 2,934,144 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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