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December 17th, 2013.

December 17th, 2013, was a Tuesday. It was day 351 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 11 months and 22 days have passed since December 17th, 2013.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On this day.

What happened on December 17th, 2013?

  • Katy Perry releases the song "Dark Horse".
  • Tessanne Chin wins the fifth season of The Voice.

Music charts.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on December 17th, 2013.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus
  • The Monster - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
  • Royals - Lorde
  • Timber - Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
  • Counting Stars - OneRepublic
Play the top hits from 2013.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2013. Take a trip back to the peak days of Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Avicii.
Frozen

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Frozen" was at the top of the box office on December 17th, 2013.

Take me back to December 17th, 2013!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

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. People are putting up their decorations 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. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as James Avery, Ariel Sharon, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Viscera would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Mad Men", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Game of Thrones" and "Black Mirror".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Clash of Clans", "DmC: Devil May Cry", "Pokémon X and Y" and "Call of Duty: Ghosts". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "LazyTown", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Doc McStuffins" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Skylanders Giants figures, the Furby Boom, the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 17th, 2013.

  • Kim Jong Un orders the execution of his uncle.

    Kim Jong Un orders the execution of his uncle.

    In December of 2013, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the execution of his uncle, Jang Sung-taek. Jang Sung-taek had been a leading figure in the government of North Korea.

  • Flappy Bird.

    Flappy Bird.

    During this time, a mobile game called Flappy Bird was beginning to take off in popularity.

  • The situation in Ukraine begins to worsen.

    The situation in Ukraine begins to worsen.

    The situation in Ukraine continued to worsen in December of 2013 as 800,000 people attended a protest rally in Kiev. Kiev's city hall was stormed by protesters on December 1st.

  • Nigella Lawson.

    Nigella Lawson.

    During this period, the fraud trial of English television cook Nigella Lawson's former assistants was ongoing. During the trial, Lawson's former assistants accused the television star of consuming cocaine.

  • Frozen is in movie theaters.

    Frozen is in movie theaters.

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

  • The PlayStation 4 is released.

    The PlayStation 4 is released.

    On November 15th, 2013, Sony released the "PlayStation 4" video game console.

  • Doge.

    Doge.

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

  • A social network called "Vine" is growing in popularity.

    A social network called "Vine" is growing in popularity.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" was exploded in popularity in 2013. The website gave users the ability to upload short video clips that looped.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    The song "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) won a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • 2013 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013.

    Time Person of the Year 2013.

    Newly-elected Pope Francis was named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • Mila Kunis.

    Mila Kunis.

    Actress Mila Kunis was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2013.

  • Who were the best football players in 2013?

    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.

  • 2013 in movies.

    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.

  • 12 Years a Slave.

    12 Years a Slave.

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 7 years, 11 months and 22 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 7 years of age.
  • Generation: 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • 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 that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • 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.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from December, 2013.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Kids' TV shows on December 17th, 2013.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2013.

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Sam & Cat
Sam & Cat

Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally

Jessie
Jessie

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Glee
Glee

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2013.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2013.

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

The Furby Boom
The Furby Boom

Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom

The Wii U
The Wii U

Skylanders Giants figures
Skylanders Giants figures

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

DayZ 2013
DayZ
Survival video game.

Rust 2013
Rust
Survival video game.

Dead Rising 3 2013
Dead Rising 3
Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.

Call of Duty: Ghosts 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Developed by Infinity Ward.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag 2013
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
The fourth game in the series.

Battlefield 4 2013
Battlefield 4
Military FPS game.

Batman: Arkham Origins 2013
Batman: Arkham Origins
Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.

Pokémon X and Y 2013
Pokémon X and Y
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.

Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

ARMA 3 2013
ARMA 3
Military tactical shooter video game.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist 2013
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Toronto.

Saints Row IV 2013
Saints Row IV
Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

Dota 2 2013
Dota 2
Multiplayer online battle game.

The Last of Us 2013
The Last of Us
Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.

Metro: Last Light 2013
Metro: Last Light
Apocalyptic FPS game.

BioShock Infinite 2013
BioShock Infinite
FPS game developed by Irrational Games.

Tomb Raider 2013
Tomb Raider
Reboot of the original series.

Aliens: Colonial Marines 2013
Aliens: Colonial Marines
FPS based on the Alien film series.

Dead Space 3 2013
Dead Space 3
Survival horror game.

DmC: Devil May Cry 2013
DmC: Devil May Cry
Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.

Far Cry 3 2012
Far Cry 3
First-person shooter.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2013.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out December 17th, 2019 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on December 17th.

Pope Francis

Pope.
Born on December 17th, 1936
He turned 77 on this day in 2013.

Bill Pullman

Actor.
Born on December 17th, 1953
He turned 60 on this day in 2013.

Chuck Liddell

MMA fighter.
Born on December 17th, 1969
He turned 44 on this day in 2013.

Manny Pacquiao

Boxer.
Born on December 17th, 1978
He turned 35 on this day in 2013.

Chelsea Manning

Whistleblower.
Born on December 17th, 1987
She turned 26 on this day in 2013.

Weather on December 17th, 2013.

Historical 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.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 17th, 2013.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 17th, 2013.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 17th, 2013 was most likely conceived around March 26th, 2013.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 17th, 2013 is close to September 9th, 2014.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 17th, 2013.

  • A total of 2,913 days have passed since this date.
  • 416 weeks have passed.
  • 251,683,200 seconds have passed since the December 17th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 293,630,400 times.
  • Since December 17th, 2013, the earth has travelled approximately 129,868,531,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 41,947,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,644,755 steps. That's about 9,620 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,020,198 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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