December 21st, 2013, was a Saturday. It was day 355 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since December 21st, 2013.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2013.
The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The movie "Frozen" was at the top of the box office on December 21st, 2013.
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 21st, 2013.
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.
During this time, a mobile game called Flappy Bird was beginning to take off in popularity.
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.
The animated film "Frozen" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.2 billion dollars.
On November 15th, 2013, Sony released the "PlayStation 4" video game console.
A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it was going viral around this time.
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.
The song "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) won a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
Newly-elected Pope Francis was named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.
Actress Mila Kunis was named as FHM's sexiest woman 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.
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.
The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.
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.
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 and information about this date.
Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 2013.
Zodiac & Birthstone information.
Television shows that people were watching on this date.
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
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
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
Legal drama television series.
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
Mockumentary family sitcom.
Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.
Musical TV series.
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Crime comedy-drama TV series.
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
Medical drama television series.
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2013.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Sam & Cat
Dog with a Blog
Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Austin & Ally
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Good Luck Charlie
Phineas and Ferb
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2013.
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The Furby Boom
The Wii U
Skylanders Giants figures
Popular video games that people were playing on this date.
Survival video game.
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.
Military FPS game.
Batman: Arkham Origins
Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
Pokémon X and Y
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
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.
Multiplayer online battle game.
The Last of Us
Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
Metro: Last Light
Apocalyptic FPS game.
FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
Reboot of the original series.
Aliens: Colonial Marines
FPS based on the Alien film series.
Dead Space 3
Survival horror game.
DmC: Devil May Cry
Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.
Far Cry 3
Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on December 21st.
Historical weather information for December 21st, 2013.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 21st, 2013.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2013.
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 2013.
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