April 30th, 2015

April 30th, 2015, fell on a Thursday. It was day 120 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since April 30th, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 30th, 2015:

  • Singer Ben E. King passes away.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 30th, 2015:

  • United States: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
  • United Kingdom: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Furious 7" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 30th, 2015 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 2015 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

The song See You Again by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth 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 Furious 7 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. The game Grand Theft Auto V has finally been released for the PC after several delays.

In England, soccer fans are reacting to news that Sunderland player Adam Johnson has been officially charged with child grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16. In boxing, the build-up to the highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is currently taking place. Caitlyn Jenner has recently come out as a trans woman during a "20/20" interview with Diane Sawyer.

Meanwhile, heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko has recently defeated title challenger Bryant Jennings by unanimous decision. In Nepal, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake has tragically caused the deaths of 9,100 people. In the United Kingdom, the campaign for the 2015 general election is underway. David Cameron's Conservative Party are going head-to-head with Ed Miliband and the Labour Party. Opinion polls are showing that the result will be tight and that it could potentially result in a hung parliament.

Tributes are pouring in for soul singer Ben E. King, who has passed away from coronary problems at the age of 76. Radio stations are currently playing the hit song "Stand by Me" in his honor. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Community", "Homeland", "Black Mirror" and "Orange Is the New Black". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Watchdogs", "Destiny", "Alien: Isolation" and "Far Cry 4".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Phineas and Ferb", "Paw Patrol" and "Henry Danger". 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 30th, 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.

  • Bruce Jenner becomes Caitlyn Jenner.

    On the 24th of April, 2015, former Olympian and reality TV star Bruce Jenner came out as a trans woman.

  • Ben E. King passes away.

    American R&B singer Ben E. King passed away on the 30th of April, 2015.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since April 30th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 30th, 2015, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1430348400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 30th, 2015:

  • April 2nd, 2015: A mass shooting at the Garissa University College in Kenya results in 148 deaths..
  • April 3rd, 2015: The film "Furious 7" is released in movie theaters.
  • April 9th, 2015: The 2015 Masters Tournament begins at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.
  • April 12th, 2015: The start of Game of Thrones Season 5.
  • 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 19th, 2015: The World Snooker Championship begins.
  • 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.
  • This date: April 30th, 2015
  • May 1st, 2015: The release date for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • May 2nd, 2015: Boxing: Floyd Mayweather defeats Manny Pacquiao.
  • May 3rd, 2015: Soccer: Jose Mourinho's side Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.
  • May 7th, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 8th, 2015: UK politics: Ed Miliband steps down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • May 12th, 2015: 8 people are killed after a train derails in Port Richmond, Philadelphia.
  • May 13th, 2015: Nick Fradiani wins the 14th season of American Idol.
  • May 13th, 2015: VoIP application "Discord" is released.
  • May 14th, 2015: Blues singer B.B. King passes away.
  • May 16th, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool.
  • May 17th, 2015: Rapper Chinx is shot dead in Queens, New York.
  • May 19th, 2015: Sawyer Fredericks wins the eight season of The Voice.
  • May 23rd, 2015: Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage via a referendum..
  • May 30th, 2015: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Aston Villa 4-0.
  • May 30th, 2015: The Foo Fighters headline at Slane Concert in Ireland.
  • May 30th, 2015: Soccer: Rio Ferdinand announces his retirement.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 30th, 2015, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 30th, 2015 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might 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
  • 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.

  • Mortal Kombat X - Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.
  • 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 and historical figures that were born on the 30th of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 30th of April:

  • Walpurgis Night (Sweden)

US President

Who was the US President on April 30th, 2015?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 30th, 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 30th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 21st of July, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 30th, 2015 is the 7th of February, 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 30th, 2015.

  • 2,134 days have passed since this date.
  • 184,381,200 seconds have passed since the April 30th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 215,111,400 times.
  • Since April 30th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 95,140,699,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,730,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,856,783 steps. That's about 7,047 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,212,574 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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