July 17th, 2014, fell on a Thursday. It was day 198 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.
6 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since July 17th, 2014.
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The date is July 17th, 2014 and it's a Thursday. 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, Problem by Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea 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. 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. Germany have just won the 2014 FIFA World Cup after defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time. A 113-minute goal by Mario Götze was enough to win the game and hand Germany their first World Cup title in 24 years. 283 passengers and 15 crew members have been killed by the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. The airline was shot down over an area that is controlled by pro-Russian separatists.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "White Collar", "Game of Thrones", "Homeland" and "Orange Is the New Black". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row IV", "Grand Theft Auto V", "Batman: Arkham Origins" and "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Sam & Cat", "Every Witch Way" and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West".
Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".
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The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.
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.
American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.
Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.
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.
"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.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.
The 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict continues throughout July and August of 2014. In response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel launches a military operation called "Operation Protective Edge." Throughout the course of the conflict, 2,200 people are killed (with most of them being Gazans). The conflict consists of an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, as well as multiple air strikes. Throughout this period, Hamas launches 4,500+ rockets and mortars into Israel. The conflict ends on the 26th of August when both sides agree to a ceasefire.
The conflict in Ukraine receives further media attention when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over territory that is controlled by pro-Russian separatists on the 17th of July, 2014.
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"Girl Meets World" - "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" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"
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