December 17th, 2013

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.


Music Singles

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Vine.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.

  • Doge.

    A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it is going viral around this time.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Flappy Bird

    A mobile app game called Flappy Bird is beginning to take off in popularity


Basic Facts

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:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 17th, 2013, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 17th, 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.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.

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
  • The Wii U

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 17th, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 16.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -8.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.95cm.

US President

Who was the US President on 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.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

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).

Video Games

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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Videos

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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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