December 5th, 2013, fell on a Thursday. It was day 339 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
6 years, 9 months and 13 days have passed since December 5th, 2013.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 5th, 2013:
Nelson Mandela dies.
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. 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. Sony's video game console the "PlayStation 4" has just been released. Meanwhile, Microsoft has also released its competing console the "XBox One".
The world is in shock following the death of actor Paul Walker in a car crash. A mobile game called "Flappy Bird" is currently surging in popularity. British diver Tom Daley has come out as gay in a recent Youtube video.
Tributes are pouring in from around the world following the recent death of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela. People are watching popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother", "Community", "Suits" and "Peaky Blinders". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead Space 3", "ARMA 3", "Battlefield 4" and "Dead Rising 3".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Curious George" and "Good Luck Charlie". 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.
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.
A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it is going viral around this time.
The animated movie "Frozen" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.2 billion dollars.
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.
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 and information about this date:
6 years, 9 months and 13 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:
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 5th, 2013.
2,480 days have passed since this date.
214,268,400 seconds have passed since the December 5th, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 249,979,800 times.
Since December 5th, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 110,562,494,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 35,711,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,427,082 steps. That's about 8,190 miles!
Since this date, 2,571,221 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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