July 17th, 2014, fell on a Thursday. It was day 198 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.
6 years, 6 months and 4 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.
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. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. 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.
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.
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. 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 "Bones", "Sons of Anarchy", "Suits" and "Homeland". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "ARMA 3", "Grand Theft Auto V", "Dead Rising 3" and "Watchdogs". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Jessie", "Austin & Ally" and "Every Witch Way".
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 17th, 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.
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 and information about this date:
6 years, 6 months and 4 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.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 17th, 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 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).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 17th, 2014.
2,380 days have passed since this date.
205,635,600 seconds have passed since the July 17th, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 239,908,200 times.
Since July 17th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 106,107,969,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 34,272,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,684,662 steps. That's about 7,860 miles!
Since this date, 2,467,627 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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