July 4th, 2014, fell on a Friday. It was day 185 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.
6 years, 7 months and 30 days have passed since July 4th, 2014.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 4th, 2014:
Rolf Harris is sentenced to five years and nine months in prison.
Irish politics: Labour leader Eamon Gilmore resigns from office.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4th, 2014:
United States: Fancy - Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
United Kingdom: Ghost - Ella Henderson
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Transformers 4" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 4th, 2014 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Fancy by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Ghost by Ella Henderson is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Transformers 4 is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister.
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. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place in Brazil.
North Korea is threatening "countermeasures" if Sony proceeds to release the movie The Interview. An activity called the "Ice Bucket Challenge" is currently going viral on social media at the moment. The activity, which is being done to promote awareness of ALS, involves someone having a bucket of ice water dumped over their head. Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for indecent assault.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Sons of Anarchy", "The Walking Dead" and "Peaky Blinders". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row IV", "Call of Duty: Ghosts", "Rust" and "Watchdogs". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Curious George", "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" and "Sam & Cat".
Popular toys include the likes of "The Wii U", "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One" and "Frozen dolls".
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 July 4th, 2014.
The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.
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.
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.
American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.
Time Person of the Year 2014
Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 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.
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.
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
"Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.
ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.
2014 FIFA World Cup
The 2014 FIFA World Cup takes place in Brazil. Germany are crowned the winners after defeating Argentina in extra time. Soccer fans around the world are shocked when the host team Brazil is demolished 7-1 in the semi-finals.
The bodies of the three Israeli teenagers that were kidnapped in the West Bank are found in an open field in Nahal Telem. The homes of two of the suspects are demolished with explosives. Violence flares up as rockets are fired from Gaza into Israel. Israeli jets and helicopters carry out 34 strikes on locations inside the Gaza Strip. During this period of 2014, it had become clear that an all-out conflict between Israel and Hamas was in the making.
Ice Bucket Challenge
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.
Basic facts and information about this date:
6 years, 7 months and 30 days have passed since July 4th, 2014.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2014.
Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 4th, 2014, will be 6 years of age.
People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1404428400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 4th, 2014:
June 5th, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 4th, 2014?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 4th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 24th of September, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 4th, 2014 is the 13th of April, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 4th, 2014.
2,434 days have passed since this date.
210,301,200 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 245,351,400 times.
Since July 4th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 108,515,419,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 35,050,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,085,903 steps. That's about 8,038 miles!
Since this date, 2,523,614 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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