October 4th, 2013

October 4th, 2013, fell on a Friday. It was day 277 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 11 months and 18 days have passed since October 4th, 2013.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 4th, 2013:

  • The film Gravity (2013) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 4th, 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 4th, 2013 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler.

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. 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. 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 "Dora the Explorer", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Game of Thrones" and "House of Cards".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 4", "Metro: Last Light", "Dota 2" and "ARMA 3". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Glee", "Team Umizoomi" and "Jessie".


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 4th, 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.

  • Doge.

    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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 11 months and 18 days have passed since October 4th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 4th, 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 1380841200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 4th, 2013:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 4th, 2013, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 4th, 2013 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

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

  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.

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 4th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 4th, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.6 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 21.08cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 4th, 2013.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 4th, 2013 was probably conceived around the 25th of December, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 4th, 2013 is the 14th of July, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • ARMA 3 - Military tactical shooter video game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 4th, 2013.

  • 2,545 days have passed since this date.
  • 219,888,000 seconds have passed since the October 4th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 256,536,000 times.
  • Since October 4th, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 113,462,208,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 36,648,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,910,368 steps. That's about 8,405 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,638,656 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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