August 21st, 2013

August 21st, 2013, fell on a Wednesday. Day 233 of 2013. Decade: 2010s.

6 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since August 21st, 2013.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 21st, 2013:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

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 August 21st, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Vine.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.

  • Edward Snowden

    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.

  • Doge.

    A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it is going viral around this time.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since August 21st, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 21st, 2013, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2013 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1377039600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 21st, 2013:

  • July 22nd, 2013: Catherine Middleton gives birth to Prince George.
  • 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.
  • 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: That 70s Show actress Lisa Robin Kelly dies. The actress was best known for her portrayal of Eric Forman's sister Laurie.
  • August 18th, 2013: Eminem headlines at Slane.
  • 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.
  • September 2nd, 2013: It is announced that Microsoft will be purchasing Nokia's phone business.
  • 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 16th, 2013: A gunman kills twelve people at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
  • September 17th, 2013: Grand Theft Auto V is released.
  • September 18th, 2013: Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas is murdered by a member of right-wing group Golden Dawn in Athens.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 21st, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 21st, 2013 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Futurama - Animated series.

2013 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2013.

"Paw Patrol" - "Sam & Cat" - "Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Good Luck Charlie" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Glee" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 21st, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 5 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 72.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.28 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.89 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 21st, 2013.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 21st, 2013 was probably conceived around the 11th of November, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 2013 is the 31st of May, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from August 21st, 2013.

  • Chelsea defeat Aston Villa 2-1.

Computer Games

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

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist - Stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Toronto.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.
  • Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
  • The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
  • Metro: Last Light - Apocalyptic FPS game.
  • BioShock Infinite - FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
  • Tomb Raider - Reboot of the original series.
  • 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.

21st of August

Events that have occurred on the 21st of August:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 21st, 2013.

  • 2,480 days have passed since this date.
  • 214,272,000 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 249,984,000 times.
  • Since August 21st, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 110,564,352,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 35,712,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,427,392 steps. That's about 8,190 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,571,264 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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