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April 3rd, 2014.

April 3rd, 2014, was a Thursday. It was day 93 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since April 3rd, 2014.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on April 3rd, 2014?

  • A 17-year-old Scottish teenager releases screenshots of actor James Franco trying to pick her up on Instagram.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 3rd, 2014.

  • United States: Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • United Kingdom: I Got U - Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Noah" was at the top of the box office on April 3rd, 2014.

Take me back to April 3rd, 2014!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 3rd, 2014 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 2014 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Happy by Pharrell Williams is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Got U by Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Noah 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.

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. A new Internet slang phrase called "Sliding into your DMs" is becoming popular at the moment. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Community", "Modern Family", "Peaky Blinders" and "Rick and Morty".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dota 2", "Grand Theft Auto V", "Batman: Arkham Origins" and "Call of Duty: Ghosts". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Team Umizoomi", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Doc McStuffins". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as 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 April 3rd, 2014.

  • #nomakeupselfie.

    #nomakeupselfie.

    During this period of time, the #nomakeupselfie trend became popular on social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The viral trend was started in aid of breast cancer awareness.

  • David Moyes' position at Manchester United is in doubt.

    David Moyes' position at Manchester United is in doubt.

    At this time, David Moyes' position as the manager of Manchester United was in severe doubt. Moyes, who took over from Alex Ferguson in July of 2013, was struggling to get results. As the season came to an end, it was becoming increasingly likely that the club's hierarchy would be forced to sack him.

  • 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.

  • 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, 2 months and 13 days have passed since April 3rd, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 3rd, 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 1396479600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 3rd, 2014.

  • 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.
  • March 21st, 2014: Actor James Rebhorn passes away after a long battle with skin cancer.
  • March 25th, 2014: It is announced that Facebook will be acquiring the VR headset company Oculus for US$2.3 billion.
  • This date: April 3rd, 2014
  • April 7th, 2014: Peaches Geldof is discovered dead in her home.
  • April 8th, 2014: Former wrestler "The Ultimate Warrior" (James Brian Hellwig) dies from a heart attack at the age of 54.
  • April 13th, 2014: The Game of Thrones episode "The Lion and the Rose" is aired: King Joffrey is poisoned.
  • April 14th, 2014: Boko Haram abduct 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria.
  • April 17th, 2014: Justin Bieber crashes Drake Bell's album release party.
  • April 22nd, 2014: Football: Manchester United sack David Moyes.
  • April 25th, 2014: A recording of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks is published by TMZ.
  • April 25th, 2014: The Flint water crisis begins when the city switches its water source to the Flint River.
  • April 27th, 2014: Football: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard slips during an important game against Chelsea - allowing Demba Ba to score.
  • April 28th, 2014: The US places economic sanctions on Russia.
  • April 28th, 2014: English publicist Max Clifford is found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault against four victims.
  • April 29th, 2014: NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces that LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life following racist remarks he made about black players.
  • April 29th, 2014: English actor Bob Hoskins passes away at the age of 71.
  • May 2nd, 2014: English publicist Max Clifford is sentenced to 8 years in prison for 8 counts of indecent assault against four victims.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 3rd, 2014, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 3rd, 2014 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

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 April 3rd, 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.

  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 April 3rd, 2020 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 3rd of April.

Weather on April 3rd, 2014.

Historical weather information for April 3rd, 2014.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.67 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 3rd, 2014.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 3rd, 2014.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 3rd, 2014 was most likely conceived around the 24th of June, 2013.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 3rd, 2014 is close to the 11th of January, 2015.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 3rd, 2014.

  • A total of 2,631 days have passed since this date.
  • 375 weeks have passed.
  • 227,318,400 seconds have passed since the April 3rd, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 265,204,800 times.
  • Since April 3rd, 2014, the earth has travelled approximately 117,296,294,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,886,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,549,382 steps. That's about 8,689 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,727,821 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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