August 31st, 2013, fell on a Saturday. It was day 243 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since August 31st, 2013.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 31st, 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 "One Direction: This is Us" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 31st, 2013 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer of 2013 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. 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 One Direction: This is Us 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. Hundreds of people have been left dead following a chemical attack on rebel-controlled areas in Ghouta, Syria. The attack is receiving widespread condemnation across the world.
In soccer, Brazilian footballer Willian has just signed for Chelsea despite earlier reports that he was expected to join Tottenham. In music, Justin Timberlake's music video "Mirrors" has just been crowned as the winner at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bones", "Suits", "Homeland" and "Orange Is the New Black". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 4", "Tomb Raider", "BioShock Infinite" and "Metro: Last Light".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "LazyTown", "Curious George", "Glee" and "Jessie". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 August 31st, 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.
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.
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.
The United States claims that the Syrian Government is using chemical weapons against rebel forces. US military intervention in the Syrian Civil War begins to look likely.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
7 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since August 31st, 2013.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 2013.
Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 31st, 2013, will be 7 years of age.
People born in 2013 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1377903600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 31st, 2013:
August 1st, 2013: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is convicted of tax-fraud.
August 7th, 2013: The comedy film We're the Millers (2013) is released in cinemas.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 31st, 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 August 31st, 2013 was probably conceived around the 21st of November, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 31st, 2013 is the 10th of June, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from August 31st, 2013.
Cardiff and Everton draw 0-0.
Crystal Palace defeat Sunderland 3-1.
Man City defeat Hull 2-0.
Newcastle defeat Fulham 1-0.
Norwich defeat Southampton 1-0.
West Ham lose 1-0 at home to Stoke.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 31st, 2013.
2,649 days have passed since this date.
228,877,200 seconds have passed since the August 31st, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 267,023,400 times.
Since August 31st, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 118,100,635,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,146,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,683,439 steps. That's about 8,748 miles!
Since this date, 2,746,526 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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