July 21st, 2014

July 21st, 2014, fell on a Monday. Day 202 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.

5 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since July 21st, 2014.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 21st, 2014:

  • United States: Fancy - Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
  • United Kingdom: It's My Birthday - will.i.am featuring Cody Wise

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 21st, 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:

  • 5 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since July 21st, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 21st, 2014, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1405897200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 21st, 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.
  • July 17th, 2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, killing 283 passengers and 15 crew members.
  • 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 21st, 2014, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 21st, 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.

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

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" - "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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 21st, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 22.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 73.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 21.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 21st, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 21st, 2014 was probably conceived around the 11th of October, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 21st, 2014 is the 30th of April, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • 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.

21st of July

Events that have occurred on the 21st of July:

  • July 21st, 1969: Man steps on the moon for the first time (Apollo 11 Mission).
  • July 21st, 1972: Bloody Friday: The Provisional IRA detonate 22 bombs in Northern Ireland.
  • July 21st, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • July 21st, 2002: WorldCom files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • July 21st, 1980: The body of unidentified murder victim "Eklutna Annie" is discovered in Eklutna, Anchorage.
  • July 21st, 1987: Guns N' Roses release their album "Appetite for Destruction", which contains the single "Welcome to the Jungle".
  • July 21st, 2017: Sean Spicer resigns from his role as White House Press Secretary.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 21st, 2014.

  • 2,148 days have passed since this date.
  • 185,587,200 seconds have passed since the July 21st, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 216,518,400 times.
  • Since July 21st, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 95,762,995,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,931,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,960,499 steps. That's about 7,094 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,227,046 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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