April 2nd, 2015

April 2nd, 2015, fell on a Thursday. It was day 92 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since April 2nd, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 2nd, 2015:

  • A mass shooting at the Garissa University College in Kenya results in 148 deaths.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 2015:

  • United States: Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: Lay Me Down - Sam Smith featuring John Legend

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is April 2nd, 2015 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 2015 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Lay Me Down by Sam Smith featuring John Legend is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Home 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's 2015, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of OMI, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Adele, Justin Bieber and Hozier.

It has just been announced that singer Zayn Malik has left the band One Direction. Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has recently been sacked by the BBC following allegations that he assaulted a producer. A new video streaming app called Periscope has just been launched.

150 people have tragically lost their lives after Germanwings Flight 9525 recently crashed into the French Alps. News reports suggest that one of the co-pilots was suicidal and that he deliberately caused the crash. In wrestling, Seth Rollins has just defeated Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar in a triple threat match at Wrestlemania 31. Australia have just won the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

The world is currently reacting to news that an Al-Qaeda offshoot has stormed Garissa University College in Kenya and murdered 148 people. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "Rick and Morty", "Jane the Virgin" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare", "Assassin's Creed: Unity", "Far Cry 4" and "Dying Light".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Lab Rats: Bionic Island", "Paw Patrol" 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 April 2nd, 2015.

  • Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.

  • 2015 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2015 included Room, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Magic Mike XXL, Spectre, Inside Out, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario and The Martian.

  • Who were the best football players in 2015?

    In 2015, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Robert Lewandowski, Luis Suárez, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, Eden Hazard, Andrés Iniesta and Alexis Sánchez.

  • Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.

  • Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, media attention became focused on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    The best NBA players in 2015 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol and James Harden.

  • 2015 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2015 included Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, Walk the Moon, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Adele and Omi.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) would go on to win a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since April 2nd, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 2nd, 2015, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1427929200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 2nd, 2015:

  • March 10th, 2015: Madonna releases her album "Rebel Heart".
  • March 10th, 2015: It is reported that Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended from Top Gear after a "fracas" with one of the show's producers.
  • March 12th, 2015: American chef Cristie Schoen and her husband J.T. Codd are murdered in Leicester, North Carolina.
  • March 12th, 2015: The investment app Robinhood is launched.
  • March 12th, 2015: The jihadist group ISIS annexes Boko Haram.
  • March 12th, 2015: Author Terry Pratchett passes away.
  • March 17th, 2015: The movie "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension" is released.
  • March 17th, 2015: Battlefield Hardline is released.
  • March 17th, 2015: The video game Final Fantasy Type-0 is released.
  • March 20th, 2015: The last episode of the musical TV series "Glee" is aired.
  • March 20th, 2015: Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser passes away at the age of 84.
  • March 24th, 2015: 150 people lose their lives after a co-pilot on Germanwings Flight 9525 deliberately crashes the aircraft into the French Alps.
  • March 25th, 2015: It is announced that Zayn Malik has left One Direction.
  • March 25th, 2015: Jeremy Clarkson is sacked by the BBC.
  • March 26th, 2015: Video streaming app Periscope is launched.
  • March 27th, 2015: Irish crime: Graham Dwyer is convicted of the murder of Elaine O'Hara.
  • March 29th, 2015: Wrestlemania 31: Seth Rollins cashes in his Money in the Bank contract before defeating Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns for the WWE Championship.
  • March 30th, 2015: The Prodigy's album "The Day Is My Enemy" is released.
  • This date: April 2nd, 2015
  • April 3rd, 2015: The film "Furious 7" is released in movie theaters.
  • April 13th, 2015: Arizona crime: Jodi Arias is sentenced to life in prison for the 2008 murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander.
  • April 14th, 2015: Grand Theft Auto V is released for the PC (after several delays).
  • April 14th, 2015: The game "Mortal Kombat X" is released.
  • April 23rd, 2015: Sunderland player Adam Johnson is charged with child grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16.
  • April 24th, 2015: Caitlyn Jenner comes out as a trans woman in a 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer.
  • April 25th, 2015: Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko defeats Bryant Jennings.
  • April 25th, 2015: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake kills 9,100 people in Nepal.
  • April 30th, 2015: Singer Ben E. King passes away.
  • May 1st, 2015: The film "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" is released.
  • May 2nd, 2015: Boxing: Floyd Mayweather defeats Manny Pacquiao.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 2nd, 2015, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 2nd, 2015 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • 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.

2015 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2015.

  • 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
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2015 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2015:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Video Games

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

  • Battlefield Hardline - First-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games.
  • Dying Light - Open world first person survival horror game.
  • Far Cry 4 - First-person shooter game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity - Action-adventure game.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 2nd of April:


US President

Who was the US President on April 2nd, 2015?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 2015?

  • 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 April 2nd, 2015 was probably conceived around the 23rd of June, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 2nd, 2015 is the 10th of January, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 2nd, 2015.

  • 2,212 days have passed since this date.
  • 191,116,800 seconds have passed since the April 2nd, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 222,969,600 times.
  • Since April 2nd, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 98,616,268,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,852,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,436,045 steps. That's about 7,305 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,293,402 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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