December 5th, 2013

December 5th, 2013, fell on a Thursday. It was day 339 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 7 months and 5 days have passed since December 5th, 2013.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 5th, 2013:

  • Nelson Mandela dies.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 5th, 2013:

  • United States: Royals - Lorde
  • United Kingdom: Somewhere Only We Know - Lily Allen

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is December 5th, 2013 and it's a Thursday. The Christmas season of 2013 has just started. In America, the song Royals by Lorde is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Somewhere Only We Know by Lily Allen is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Catching Fire 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. The world is in shock following the death of actor Paul Walker in a car crash. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Black Mirror", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Rick and Morty".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tomb Raider", "Grand Theft Auto V", "Batman: Arkham Origins" and "Call of Duty: Ghosts". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Curious George" and "Paw Patrol". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


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 December 5th, 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.

  • Frozen.

    The animated movie "Frozen" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.2 billion dollars.

  • Nigella Lawson

    Two of Nigella Lawson's former assistants accuse the television star of consuming cocaine. During this period, the fraud trial of her former assistants was ongoing.

  • Paul Walker.

    The world is in shock after "The Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker dies in a car crash in Santa Clarita, California. Walker died on Saturday, the 30th of November, 2013, after his Porsche Carrera GT crashed into a concrete lamp post.

  • Ukraine Situation Worsens

    The situation in Ukraine continues to worsen as 800,000 people attend a protest rally in Kiev. President Yanukovych receives financial help when Russia decides to purchase $15 billion dollars worth of Ukrainian debt. Kiev's city hall is stormed by protesters.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 7 months and 5 days have passed since December 5th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 5th, 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 1386201600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 5th, 2013:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 5th, 2013, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 5th, 2013 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • 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.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

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"


2013 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2013:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 5th, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 5th, 2013.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 5th, 2013 was probably conceived around the 25th of February, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 5th, 2013 is the 14th of September, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Dead Rising 3 - Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Batman: Arkham Origins - Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 5th, 2013.

  • 2,410 days have passed since this date.
  • 208,220,400 seconds have passed since the December 5th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 242,923,800 times.
  • Since December 5th, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 107,441,726,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 34,703,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,906,954 steps. That's about 7,959 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,498,645 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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