October 3rd, 2013, fell on a Thursday. It was day 276 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 5 months and 0 days have passed since October 3rd, 2013.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 3rd, 2013:
Snapchat launches its new "My Story" feature.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 3rd, 2013:
United States: Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus
United Kingdom: Counting Stars - One Republic
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 3rd, 2013 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.
Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Counting Stars by One Republic is the number one hit song.
Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 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. A new Internet meme called "Doge", which consists of an image of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it, is being shared online at the moment. The final episode of crime drama "Breaking Bad" has just been aired on television. In Nigeria, there are tragic scenes after Islamist militant group Boko Haram murders 42 people at the College of Agriculture.
There are tributes pouring in for author Tom Clancy, who has passed away at the age of 66 due to heart failure. The United States federal government is currently in a shutdown due to a congressional stalemate over the implementation of Obamacare. The app Snapchat has just released a new feature called "My Story".
People are watching popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother", "The Walking Dead", "Homeland" and "House of Cards". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 4", "Aliens: Colonial Marines", "The Last of Us" and "ARMA 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Phineas and Ferb", "Good Luck Charlie" and "Sam & Cat".
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 October 3rd, 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.
A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it is going viral around this time.
Grand Theft Auto V.
The hotly-anticipated "Grand Theft Auto V" was released on the 17th of September, 2013. GTA V went on to become one of the biggest selling games of all time.
2013 Lampedusa migrant shipwreck
On the 3rd of October, 2013, over 360 people are killed when boat carrying migrants sinks off the Italian island of Lampedusa.
Basic facts and information about this date:
7 years, 5 months and 0 days have passed since October 3rd, 2013.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2013.
Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 3rd, 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 1380754800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 3rd, 2013:
September 8th, 2013: The Breaking Bad episode "To'hajiilee" is aired: A gunfight ensues between Hank, Gomez and Jack's brotherhood.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 3rd, 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 October 3rd, 2013 was probably conceived around the 24th of December, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 3rd, 2013 is the 13th of July, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 3rd, 2013.
2,708 days have passed since this date.
233,974,800 seconds have passed since the October 3rd, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 272,970,600 times.
Since October 3rd, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 120,730,996,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,995,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,121,833 steps. That's about 8,943 miles!
Since this date, 2,807,698 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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