The 15th of December, 2013, fell on a Sunday. Day 349 of 2013. Decade: 2010s.
6 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since the 15th of December, 2013.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 15th of December, 2013:
Ireland exits the eurozone bailout programme.
Sam Bailey wins The X Factor.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of December, 2013:
United States: Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus
United Kingdom: Somewhere Only We Know - Lily Allen
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Frozen" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 the 15th of December, 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.
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.
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.
A mobile app game called Flappy Bird is beginning to take off in popularity
Kim Jong Un
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un orders the execution of his own uncle, Jang Sung-taek. Jang Sung-taek was a leading figure in the government of North Korea.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of December:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Rust - Survival video game.
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.
Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of December, 2013.
2,234 days have passed since this date.
193,017,600 seconds have passed since the 15th of December, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 225,187,200 times.
Since the 15th of December, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 99,597,081,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,169,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,599,514 steps. That's about 7,378 miles!
Since this date, 2,316,211 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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