October 24th, 2013, was a Thursday. It was day 297 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 11 months and 29 days have passed since October 24th, 2013.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 24th, 2013.
The movie "Gravity" was at the top of the box office on October 24th, 2013.
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The hotly-anticipated "Grand Theft Auto V" was released on September 17th, 2013. GTA V went on to become one of the biggest selling games of all time.
A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it was going viral around this time.
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.
The song "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) won a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
Newly-elected Pope Francis was named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.
Actress Mila Kunis was named as FHM's sexiest woman 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.
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.
The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.
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.
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%.
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Pokémon X and Y
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
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.
Multiplayer online battle game.
The Last of Us
Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
Metro: Last Light
Apocalyptic FPS game.
FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
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.
Far Cry 3
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Developed by Treyarch.
The fourth game in the series.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Turn-based tactical game.
Guild Wars 2
MMORPG developed by ArenaNet.
Clash of Clans
Free-to-play mobile game.
Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 24th.
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Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 24th, 2013.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 24th, 2013.
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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