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February 18th, 2014.

February 18th, 2014, was a Tuesday. It was day 49 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since February 18th, 2014.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on February 18th, 2014?

  • The Ukrainian Revolution begins.
  • Former WWF wrestler Viscera (Nelson Frazier Jr.) dies from a heart attack at the age of 43.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 18th, 2014.

  • United States: Dark Horse - Katy Perry featuring Juicy J
  • United Kingdom: Rather Be - Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Ride Along" was at the top of the box office on February 18th, 2014.

Take me back to February 18th, 2014!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 18th, 2014 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day of 2014 has just passed.

In America, the song Dark Horse by Katy Perry featuring Juicy J is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Rather Be by Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Ride Along 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. 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. It is 2014, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Lorde and Jason Derulo. The 2014 Winter Olympics are currently taking place in Sochi, Russia. The event has renewed debate about Russia's LGBT abuses and there is controversy surrounding Sochi's lack of preparedness.

Social media is reacting to actress Ellen Page's announcement that she is gay. Demonstrations in Ukraine have turned to violence. People are being killed as protesters clash with Ukrainian security forces. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Sons of Anarchy", "Modern Family" and "Orange Is the New Black".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "ARMA 3", "Grand Theft Auto V", "Dead Rising 3" and "Rust". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Jessie", "Every Witch Way" and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Wii U, the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Frozen dolls.

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 February 18th, 2014.

  • Violence breaks out in Ukraine.

    Violence breaks out in Ukraine.

    During this time, violence broke out in Ukraine. On February 18th, 18 people were left dead after protesters clashed with security forces. Two days later, 88 people were killed when further clashes between protesters and the Ukrainian security forces occurred. Independence Square in Kiev started to look like a battlefield as violence continued to intensify.

  • Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay.

    Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay.

    In February, 2014, actress Ellen Page came out as gay during a speech at the "Time to Thrive" conference in Las Vegas.

  • Twitch Plays Pokemon.

    Twitch Plays Pokemon.

    A social experiment game called "Twitch Plays Pokemon" was going viral around this time.

  • Flappy Bird is removed.

    Flappy Bird is removed.

    The popular mobile game Flappy Bird was suddenly removed by its creator in February of 2014.

  • 2014 Winter Olympics.

    2014 Winter Olympics.

    The 2014 Winter Olympics were taking place in Sochi, Russia during this time. The event renewed debate about Russia's LGBT abuses. There was also controversy surrounding Sochi's lack of preparedness, as journalists reported a wide range of issues with the recently-built hotels that they were staying in.

  • Neknomination.

    Neknomination.

    During this time, a controversial online drinking game called "Neknomination" was going viral. The "game" involved the participant recording a video of themselves trying to drink alcohol as quickly.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    The song "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith went on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • 2014 in music.

    2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    The best NBA players in 2014 were as follows: Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2014.

  • Jennifer Lawrence.

    Jennifer Lawrence.

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Who were the best football players in 2014?

    Who were the best football players in 2014?

    In 2014, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller, Philipp Lahm, Neymar, James Rodríguez, Toni Kroos, Ángel Di María and Diego Costa.

  • 2014 in movies.

    2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Birdman.

    Birdman.

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • Doge.

    Doge.

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

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 7 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since February 18th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 18th, 2014, will be 7 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2014 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1392681600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 18th, 2014.

  • January 23rd, 2014: Justin Bieber is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Miami.
  • January 24th, 2014: Football: Juan Mata signs for Manchester United.
  • January 26th, 2014: Wrestling: CM Punk makes his last appearance in the WWE during the Royal Rumble.
  • February 2nd, 2014: Super Bowl XLVIII occurs at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey: The Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos and Bruno Mars performs at the halftime show.
  • February 2nd, 2014: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a drug overdose at the age of 46.
  • February 4th, 2014: Steve Ballmer resigns as the CEO of Microsoft.
  • February 10th, 2014: Actress Shirley Temple passes away at the age of 85.
  • February 12th, 2014: The social experiment "Twitch Plays Pokémon" is launched.
  • February 14th, 2014: Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay during a speech at the "Time to Thrive" conference in Las Vegas.
  • This date: February 18th, 2014
  • February 19th, 2014: Facebook announces that it is purchasing WhatsApp for US$19 billion.
  • February 19th, 2014: Venezuelan fashion model Génesis Carmona is shot dead while while protesting against the government of Venezuela.
  • February 22nd, 2014: TV personality Charlotte Dawson commits suicide at her home in Sydney, Australia.
  • February 22nd, 2014: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is impeached.
  • February 24th, 2014: DayZ creator Dean Hall announces that he is leaving Bohemia Interactive.
  • February 24th, 2014: Ghostbusters actor Harold Ramis passes away.
  • March 1st, 2014: A gunman attempts to assassinate Irish criminal John Gilligan in Clondalkin.
  • March 2nd, 2014: The 86th Academy Awards are held. Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress for her role as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Blue Jasmine.
  • March 8th, 2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.
  • March 16th, 2014: Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
  • March 17th, 2014: Sia releases her song "Chandelier".
  • March 19th, 2014: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dies at the age of 84.
  • March 20th, 2014: Filipina model Helena Belmonte commits suicide by jumping from a building in Pasig City in the Philippines.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 18th, 2014, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Aquarius is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 18th, 2014 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on February 18th, 2014.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2014.

  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Sam & Cat
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2014.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2014.

  • Frozen dolls
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4
  • The Wii U

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.
  • Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
  • The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
  • BioShock Infinite - FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
  • Tomb Raider - Reboot of the original series.

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 2014.

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 February 18th, 2020 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 18th of February.

Weather on February 18th, 2014.

Historical weather information for February 18th, 2014.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 26.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.22 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.33 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.29cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 18th, 2014.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 18th, 2014.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 18th, 2014 was most likely conceived around the 11th of May, 2013.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 18th, 2014 is close to the 28th of November, 2014.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 18th, 2014.

  • A total of 2,671 days have passed since this date.
  • 381 weeks have passed.
  • 230,770,800 seconds have passed since the February 18th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 269,232,600 times.
  • Since February 18th, 2014, the earth has travelled approximately 119,077,732,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,461,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,846,289 steps. That's about 8,821 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,769,250 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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