October 20th, 2014

October 20th, 2014, fell on a Monday. It was day 293 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since October 20th, 2014.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 20th, 2014:

  • United States: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
  • United Kingdom: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Fury" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 20th, 2014 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. Halloween of 2014 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations. The song All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Fury 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. The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa has been receiving around-the-clock news coverage. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Sons of Anarchy", "The Walking Dead", "Game of Thrones" and "Rick and Morty".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row IV", "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag", "Rust" and "Alien: Isolation". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Team Umizoomi" and "Dog with a Blog". 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 October 20th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    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.

  • Amanda Bynes

    Amanda Bynes makes accusations on Twitter that her father sexually abused her. Later, she reveals that the accusations were false and that a "microchip in her brain made her do it." Bynes is placed in temporary psychiatric hold as a result.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 2 months and 27 days have passed since October 20th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 20th, 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 1413759600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 20th, 2014:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 20th, 2014, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 20th, 2014 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

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

  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • 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.

2014 - Kid's TV

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

  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • 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
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2014 - Toys & Games

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

  • Frozen dolls
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • The Wii U

Video Games

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

  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • 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.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 20th, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 47.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.11 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on October 20th, 2014?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 20th, 2014?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 20th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 10th of January, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 20th, 2014 is the 30th of July, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 20th, 2014.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to October 20th, 2014. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


NB: If a video is blank, click on the button above to view the next one...

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 20th, 2014.

  • 2,280 days have passed since this date.
  • 196,995,600 seconds have passed since the October 20th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 229,828,200 times.
  • Since October 20th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 101,649,729,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,832,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,941,622 steps. That's about 7,530 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,363,947 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Random Dates

A list of random dates that you might be interested in:


Previous Day
19th of October, 2014