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August 21st, 2015.

August 21st, 2015, was a Friday. It was day 233 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 3 months and 9 days have passed since August 21st, 2015.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on August 21st, 2015.

  • United States: Cheerleader - OMI
  • United Kingdom: Marvin Gaye - Charlie Puth featuring Meghan Trainor

The Billboard Hot 100 on August 21st, 2015.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Cheerleader - OMI
  • Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  • Watch Me - Silento
  • Bad Blood - Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
Play the top singles from the year 2015.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2015. Take a trip back to the peak days of Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer and Ellie Goulding.
Straight Outta Compton

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Straight Outta Compton".

Take me back to August 21st, 2015!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is August 21st, 2015, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2015 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. In America, the song Cheerleader by OMI is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Marvin Gaye by Charlie Puth featuring Meghan Trainor is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Straight Outta Compton 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. Rap star Dr. Dre has just released his new album Compton. Following the release of the movie "Straight Outta Compton", people on the Internet are currently sharing parody images that use the name of their own hometown instead of Compton.

Hackers have recently leaked data that they stole from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison. Actress Megan Fox and 90210 star Brian Austin Green have just announced that they will be separating after five years of marraige. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Jonah Lomu, Lemmy, David Bowie and Angela Raiola would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Prison Break", "The Big Bang Theory", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Jane the Virgin". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "Alien: Isolation", "Lego Jurassic World" and "Rocket League". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "The Thundermans", "Girl Meets World" and "Henry Danger".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Rainbow Loom, the Xbox One, Frozen toys and Barbie Saddle n Ride.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on August 21st, 2015.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk"

    The song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) won a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.

  • 2015 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    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.

  • European Migrant Crisis.

    European Migrant Crisis.

    Throughout 2015, there was a lot of media focus on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • Angela Merkel.

    Angela Merkel.

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

  • Michelle Keegan.

    Michelle Keegan.

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

  • Who were the best football players in 2015?

    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.

  • 2015 in movies.

    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.

  • Spotlight.

    Spotlight.

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

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 7 years, 3 months and 9 days have passed since August 21st, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on August 21st, 2015 will be 7 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2015 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1440111600.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around August 21st, 2015.

  • July 24th, 2015: The SeeB remix of Mike Posner's song "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" is released.
  • July 29th, 2015: The Windows 10 operating system is released.
  • July 31st, 2015: Wrestling legend Roddy Piper passes away at the age of 61.
  • August 1st, 2015: English singer and entertainer Cilla Black passes away.
  • August 6th, 2015: Jon Stewart steps down as the host of the "The Daily Show" after 16 years.
  • August 7th, 2015: The album "Compton" is released by Dr. Dre.
  • August 8th, 2015: 8 people are killed in a mass shooting in Harris County, Texas.
  • August 10th, 2015: Google announces its plans to create a new holding company called Alphabet Inc.
  • August 14th, 2015: The biographical movie Straight Outta Compton is released.
  • August 14th, 2015: The movie Fantastic Four (2015) is released.
  • August 18th, 2015: Hackers leak data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.
  • August 19th, 2015: Lil Yachty releases his song "One Night".
  • August 19th, 2015: Actress Shannen Doherty confirms that she has breast cancer.
  • This date: August 21st, 2015
  • August 26th, 2015: News reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward are shot dead by a former colleague while conducting a TV interview in Moneta, Virginia.
  • August 28th, 2015: The first season of Narcos is released on Netflix.
  • August 29th, 2015: Reality TV star Tila Tequila is kicked off "Celebrity Big Brother" after expressing her support of Adolf Hitler and making racist comments.
  • August 30th, 2015: "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) wins Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 30th, 2015: Manchester City sign Kevin De Bruyne.
  • September 1st, 2015: The game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is released on the XBox One and the PlayStation 4.
  • September 1st, 2015: WWE legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is arrested on suspicion of the murder of former girlfriend Nancy Argentino in 1983.
  • September 2nd, 2015: The documentary "The Resurrection of Jake the Snake" is released.
  • September 4th, 2015: Rapper Travis Scott releases his debut album "Rodeo".
  • September 8th, 2015: NFL player Tyler Sash is found dead at his home in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
  • September 12th, 2015: UK politics: Jeremy Corbyn becomes the new leader of the Labour Party.
  • September 15th, 2015: Liberal leader Malcolm Turnbull becomes the new Prime Minister of Australia.
  • September 17th, 2015: Ellie Goulding releases the song "On My Mind".
  • September 18th, 2015: The 2015 Rugby World Cup begins in England.
  • September 18th, 2015: Lukas Graham releases his song "7 Years".
  • September 18th, 2015: Former Chilean footballer Eduardo Bonvallet commits suicide.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 21st, 2015, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 21st, 2015 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 21st, 2015.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in August, 2015.

TV shows from August, 2015.

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

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

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Gotham
Gotham
Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Power
Power
Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Starring William Petersen as Gil Grissom.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 21st, 2015.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2015.

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World

Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Sheriff Callie's Wild West

Every Witch Way
Every Witch Way

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally

Jessie
Jessie

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

WordGirl
WordGirl

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2015.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2015.

Barbie Saddle n Ride
Barbie Saddle n Ride

Frozen toys
Frozen toys

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

The Furby Boom
The Furby Boom

Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in August of 2015.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
FPS game developed by Treyarch.

Rocket League 2015
Rocket League
Vehicular soccer game.

Batman: Arkham Knight 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight
Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

Lego Jurassic World 2015
Lego Jurassic World
Lego-themed action-adventure game.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2015
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Fantasy action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt.

Mortal Kombat X 2015
Mortal Kombat X
Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.

Battlefield Hardline 2015
Battlefield Hardline
First-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games.

Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
City-building simulation.

Total War: Attila 2015
Total War: Attila
Strategy video game.

Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
Open world first person survival horror game.

Resident Evil HD Remaster 2015
Resident Evil HD Remaster
A HD remaster of the original game.

Far Cry 4 2014
Far Cry 4
First-person shooter game.

Assassin's Creed: Unity 2014
Assassin's Creed: Unity
Action-adventure game.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
FPS game.

Alien: Isolation 2014
Alien: Isolation
Survival horror game.

Destiny 2014
Destiny
Online FPS game.

The Sims 4 2014
The Sims 4
Life / social simulation game.

Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2015.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out August 21st, 2021 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 21st.

Kenny Rogers

Singer. Deceased
Born on August 21st, 1938
He turned 77 on this day in 2015.

Stretch

Rapper. Deceased
Born on August 21st, 1968
He was not alive on this date.

Usain Bolt

Sprinter.
Born on August 21st, 1986
He turned 29 on this day in 2015.

Robert Lewandowski

Soccer player.
Born on August 21st, 1988
He turned 27 on this day in 2015.

Hayden Panettiere

Actress.
Born on August 21st, 1989
She turned 26 on this day in 2015.

USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 21st, 2015.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 21st, 2015 was most likely conceived around November 28th, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 2015 is close to May 13th, 2016.

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Stats for August 21st, 2015

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 21st, 2015.

  • A total of 2,658 days have passed since this date.
  • 379 weeks have passed.
  • 229,654,800 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 267,930,600 times.
  • Since August 21st, 2015, the Earth has travelled approximately 118,501,876,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,275,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,750,313 steps. That's about 8,778 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,755,858 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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