July 17th, 2014

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.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 17th, 2014:

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, killing 283 passengers and 15 crew members.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 17th, 2014:

  • United States: Fancy - Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
  • United Kingdom: Problem - Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea

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 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".


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 17th, 2014.

  • Birdman

    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.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    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.

  • 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

    ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.

  • Ice Bucket Challenge

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.

  • 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict

    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.

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since July 17th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 17th, 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 1405551600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 17th, 2014:

  • June 24th, 2014: Football: Luis Suarez bites Italian player Giorgio Chiellini.
  • June 26th, 2014: Luis Suarez is suspended for nine international matches for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.
  • July 4th, 2014: Irish politics: Labour leader Eamon Gilmore resigns from office.
  • July 4th, 2014: Rolf Harris is sentenced to five years and nine months in prison.
  • July 8th, 2014: 2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany defeat the host country Brazil 7-1.
  • July 13th, 2014: Germany win the World Cup.
  • August 1st, 2014: Australian singer Michael Johns dies from Dilated cardiomyopathy.
  • August 11th, 2014: Actor Robin Williams commits suicide.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 17th, 2014, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 17th, 2014 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Power - Crime drama.
  • 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.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2014.

"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"


2014 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2014:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 17th, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 22.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 17th, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 17th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 17th, 2014 is the 26th of April, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 17th, 2014.

  • 2,216 days have passed since this date.
  • 191,462,400 seconds have passed since the July 17th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 223,372,800 times.
  • Since July 17th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 98,794,598,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,910,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,465,766 steps. That's about 7,318 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,297,549 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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