August 17th, 2013.

August 17th, 2013, was a Saturday. It was day 229 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 1 months and 10 days have passed since August 17th, 2013.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on August 17th, 2013.

  • United States: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
  • United Kingdom: Burn - Ellie Goulding

The Billboard Hot 100 on August 17th, 2013.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
  • Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
  • Get Lucky - Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams
  • Holy Grail - Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
Play the top singles from the year 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.

Top movie.

The movie "Elysium" was at the top of the Box Office on this day.


The following comments about August 17th, 2013 were written by our visitors.


I went to see Eminem at Slane Castle on this day. Tyler The Creator and his group were performing at it as well. I was hammered drunk, lol. It's crazy to think that it's been nearly 9 years...
Posted on March 9th, 2022 21:57

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Take me back to August 17th, 2013!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is August 17th, 2013, and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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, Burn by Ellie Goulding is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Elysium 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 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.

Video game fans are currently excited about the upcoming release of Grand Theft Auto V. The game, which will take place in San Andreas, is set to be released on September 17th. There is shock following news that Reality TV star Gia Allemand has committed suicide. Actress Lisa Robin Kelly, who portrayed Eric Forman's sister Laurie in "That 70s Show", has passed away at the age of 43 due to drug intoxication.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Lee Thompson Young, Paul Walker, Nelson Mandela and James Avery would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "How I Met Your Mother", "Glee" and "Once Upon a Time". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Clash of Clans", "Call of Duty: Black Ops II", "Aliens: Colonial Marines" and "Dota 2".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Johnny Test", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Doc McStuffins" and "Dog with a Blog". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, Skylanders Giants figures and Rainbow Loom.


News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on August 17th, 2013.

  • 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 in a widespread global surveillance programme called PRISM. Throughout the months that followed, the topics of PRISM and the NSA received widespread media attention.

  • A social network called "Vine" is growing in popularity.

    A social network called "Vine" is growing in popularity.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" was exploded in popularity 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,, 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.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.


Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 years, 1 months and 10 days have passed since August 17th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on August 17th, 2013 will be 9 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2013 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1376694000.

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around August 17th, 2013.

  • July 18th, 2013: The Government of Detroit files for bankruptcy.
  • July 22nd, 2013: Catherine Middleton gives birth to Prince George.
  • July 22nd, 2013: 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 23rd, 2013: Former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner is caught up in a second "sexting scandal" while running in the New York City mayoral race.
  • July 24th, 2013: 78 people are killed after a high-speed train derails in the north-west of Spain.
  • July 30th, 2013: US whistleblower Bradley Manning is found guilty of 17 charges under the Espionage Act.
  • August 1st, 2013: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is convicted of tax-fraud.
  • August 5th, 2013: The series finale of the British teen drama "Skins" is aired on television.
  • August 7th, 2013: The comedy film We're the Millers (2013) is released in cinemas.
  • August 7th, 2013: Social Network "Bebo" is closed down.
  • August 12th, 2013: 25-year-old Tiffany Daniels goes missing in Pensacola Beach, Florida.
  • August 14th, 2013: Reality TV star Gia Allemand commits suicide.
  • August 15th, 2013: PewDiePie becomes the most-subscribed channel on Youtube.
  • August 15th, 2013: Lisa Robin Kelly, who portrayed Eric Forman's sister Laurie on "That '70s Show", dies from multiple drug intoxication at the age of 43.
  • This date: August 17th, 2013
  • August 18th, 2013: Eminem headlines at Slane in Ireland.
  • August 21st, 2013: American whistleblower Bradley Manning (later Chelsea) is sentenced to 35 years in a military prison.
  • August 21st, 2013: A chemical attack is launched on two opposition-controlled areas in Ghouta, Syria.
  • August 22nd, 2013: It is announced that US whistleblower Bradley Manning is a female who will now use the name Chelsea.
  • August 25th, 2013: Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors" wins Video of the Year at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 25th, 2013: Brazilian footballer Willian joins Chelsea.
  • August 27th, 2013: Alec Baldwin assaults a photographer in New York.
  • August 30th, 2013: Basketball player Lamar Odom is arrested on charges of driving under the influence.
  • September 1st, 2013: Real Madrid announce that they have signed Tottenham winger Gareth Bale.
  • September 1st, 2013: Former boxer Tommy Morrison passes away from AIDS at the age of 44.
  • September 2nd, 2013: It is announced that Microsoft will be purchasing Nokia's phone business.
  • September 2nd, 2013: Soccer: Mesut Özil signs for Arsenal.
  • September 3rd, 2013: Ariana Grande releases her debut album "Yours Truly".
  • September 8th, 2013: The Breaking Bad episode "To'hajiilee" is aired: A gunfight ensues between Hank, Gomez and Jack's brotherhood.
  • September 12th, 2013: The first episode of Peaky Blinders is released.
  • September 13th, 2013: Irish crime: The body of murdered childcare worker Elaine O'Hara is discovered in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains.
  • September 13th, 2013: Ireland exits recession.
  • September 14th, 2013: "The One": Floyd Mayweather defeats Canelo Álvarez by majority decision.
  • September 15th, 2013: The Breaking Bad episode "Ozymandias" is aired: Hank Schrader is killed.
  • September 15th, 2013: Britney Spears releases the song "Work Bitch".
  • September 16th, 2013: A gunman kills twelve people at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 17th, 2013, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 17th, 2013 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 17th, 2013.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in August, 2013.

TV shows from August, 2013.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Animated series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 17th, 2013.

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

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Sam & Cat
Sam & Cat

Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally


Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi



Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Johnny Test
Johnny Test


Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer


Popular toys and games in 2013.

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

Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom

The Wii U
The Wii U

Skylanders Giants figures
Skylanders Giants figures

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in August of 2013.

Dota 2 2013
Dota 2
Multiplayer online battle game.

The Last of Us 2013
The Last of Us
Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.

Metro: Last Light 2013
Metro: Last Light
Apocalyptic FPS game.

BioShock Infinite 2013
BioShock Infinite
FPS game developed by Irrational Games.

Tomb Raider 2013
Tomb Raider
Reboot of the original series.

Aliens: Colonial Marines 2013
Aliens: Colonial Marines
FPS based on the Alien film series.

Dead Space 3 2013
Dead Space 3
Survival horror game.

DmC: Devil May Cry 2013
DmC: Devil May Cry
Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.

Far Cry 3 2012
Far Cry 3
First-person shooter.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Developed by Treyarch.

Halo 4 2012
Halo 4
The fourth game in the series.

Dishonored 2012
Action-adventure game.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown 2012
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Turn-based tactical game.

Borderlands 2 2012
Borderlands 2
Action role-playing game.

Mark of the Ninja 2012
Mark of the Ninja
Side-scrolling action stealth game.

Guild Wars 2 2012
Guild Wars 2
MMORPG developed by ArenaNet.

Clash of Clans 2012
Clash of Clans
Free-to-play mobile game.

The Walking Dead 2012
The Walking Dead
Episodic adventure game based on the series.

Minecraft 2011
Sandbox game.

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 you should check out August 17th, 2019 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 17th.

Robert De Niro

Born on August 17th, 1943
He turned 70 on this day in 2013.

David Koresh

Cult leader. Deceased
Born on August 17th, 1959
He was not alive on this date.

Sean Penn

Born on August 17th, 1960
He turned 53 on this day in 2013.

Thierry Henry

French soccer player.
Born on August 17th, 1977
He turned 36 on this day in 2013.


Born on August 17th, 1992
She turned 21 on this day in 2013.

Lil Pump

Born on August 17th, 2000
He turned 13 on this day in 2013.

The Kid Laroi

Australian singer.
Born on August 17th, 2003
He turned 10 on this day in 2013.

Weather details

Weather on August 17th, 2013.

Historical weather information for August 17th, 2013.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 17th, 2013.


UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 17th, 2013.


Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 17th, 2013 was most likely conceived around November 24th, 2012.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 17th, 2013 is close to May 10th, 2014.

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Stats for August 17th, 2013

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 17th, 2013.

  • A total of 3,328 days have passed since this date.
  • 475 weeks have passed.
  • 287,539,200 seconds have passed since the August 17th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 335,462,400 times.
  • Since August 17th, 2013, the Earth has travelled approximately 148,370,227,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 47,923,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 24,728,371 steps. That's about 10,990 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,450,470 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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