December 17th, 2013, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 351 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
6 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since December 17th, 2013.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 17th, 2013:
Tessanne Chin wins the fifth season of The Voice.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 17th, 2013:
United States: The Monster - Eminem ft Rihanna
United Kingdom: Skyscraper - Sam Bailey
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.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 17th, 2013 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. The Christmas season of 2013 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio.
In America, the song The Monster by Eminem ft Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Skyscraper by Sam Bailey is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Frozen is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. 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". A mobile game called "Flappy Bird" is currently surging in popularity.
Ireland has just exited the eurozone's bailout programme. Meanwhile, Sam Bailey has been crowned as the winner of the tenth season of "The X Factor". The standalone version of the game "DayZ" has just been released. Meanwhile, in soccer, Tottenham Hotspur have decided to sack manager Andre Villas-Boas. The decision comes in the aftermath of Tottenham's humiliating 5-0 home defeat to Liverpool. Tessanne Chin has just won the fifth season of The Voice.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "Sons of Anarchy", "White Collar" and "Homeland". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "DmC: Devil May Cry", "Metro: Last Light", "The Last of Us" and "Batman: Arkham Origins". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown", "Glee" and "Doc McStuffins".
Popular toys include the likes of "The Wii U", "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 17th, 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.
Who were the best football players 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.
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.
Who were the best NBA players in 2013?
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.
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.
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
Basic facts and information about this date:
6 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since December 17th, 2013.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2013.
Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 17th, 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 1387238400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 17th, 2013:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 17th, 2013?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on December 17th, 2013 was probably conceived around the 9th of March, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 17th, 2013 is the 26th of September, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
DayZ - Survival video game.
Rust - Survival video game.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 17th, 2013.
2,545 days have passed since this date.
219,888,000 seconds have passed since the December 17th, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 256,536,000 times.
Since December 17th, 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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