The 4th of September, 2014, fell on a Thursday. Day 247 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.
5 years, 4 months and 21 days have passed since the 4th of September, 2014.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of September, 2014:
Joan Rivers passes away after suffering complications from a minor throat surgery.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of September, 2014:
United States: Rude - Magic!
United Kingdom: Lovers on the Sun - David Guetta featuring Sam Martin
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Ninja Turtles" 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 the 4th of September, 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.
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.
The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa was receiving around-the-clock news coverage. Between August and the end of October, the situation continued to worsen. In a number of cases, the media was accused of scaremongering and sensationalism. During this period of 2014, people in the developed world were becoming increasingly afraid about the possibility that the virus would spread to other parts of the world.
ISIS release two videos of US journalists being beheaded on camera. A video of journalist James Foley being executed is released on the 9th of August and a video of Steven Sotloff being killed is released on the 2nd of September. The killings receive widespread condemnation and further intervention by western military forces is being called for.
Celebgate (aka "The Fappening") occurs on the 31st of August, 2014, when hundreds of private pictures of celebrities are leaked on the Internet. In the days that follow, these pictures are spread across websites such as 4chan, Reddit, Imgur and Tumblr.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of September:
4th of September, 2008: Football: Kevin Keegan resigns as manager of Newcastle United after a second spell in charge.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Rust - Survival video game.
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.
Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of September, 2014.
1,969 days have passed since this date.
170,125,200 seconds have passed since the 4th of September, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 198,479,400 times.
Since the 4th of September, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 87,784,603,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 28,354,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,630,767 steps. That's about 6,503 miles!
Since this date, 2,041,502 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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