December 21st, 2015

December 21st, 2015, fell on a Monday. It was day 355 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 2 months and 7 days have passed since December 21st, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 21st, 2015:

  • Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are banned from football for eight years.
  • Soccer: Irish winger Damien Duff announces his retirement.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2015:

  • United States: Hello - Adele
  • United Kingdom: Love Yourself - Justin Bieber

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 21st, 2015 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Christmas Day of 2015 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers.

In America, the song Hello by Adele is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Love Yourself by Justin Bieber is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. 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 Internet slang phrase "Netflix and chill" is becoming more and more popular.

Meanwhile, a gesture called "the Dab" is beginning to take off in popularity. Sports stars in particular are starting to incorporate the move into their celebrations. Jordan Smith has just won the ninth season of The Voice. In soccer, Chelsea have decided to sack manager Jose Mourinho for the second time. Mourinho's sacking has come after an extremely poor start to the season, which has left Chelsea in 16th place.

The first season of "Making a Murderer" has recently been released on Netflix and people are currently debating whether Steven Avery is innocent or not. Some people are creating petitions and demanding that Avery be released. FIFA's ethics committee has banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini from football for eight years after they were both found guilty of conflict of interest and dereliction of duty. Meanwhile, Irish winger Damien Duff has just announced his retirement. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Modern Family", "Peaky Blinders", "Better Call Saul" and "Making a Murderer".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain", "Assassin's Creed Syndicate", "Halo 5: Guardians" and "Fallout 4". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Austin & Ally", "Doc McStuffins", "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One" and "Star Wars BB-8 toy droid".


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 December 21st, 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.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

    J. J. Abrams' movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $2 billion dollars.

  • Making a Murderer.

    On the 18th of December, 2015, the documentary "Making a Murderer" was released on Netflix. The series gained a huge international audience and widespread media attention during this period, with many celebrities commenting on it.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 2 months and 7 days have passed since December 21st, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 21st, 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 1450656000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 2015:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21st, 2015, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Sagittarius is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 21st, 2015 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • Making a Murderer - True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.
  • 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.

2015 - Kid's TV

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

  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Girl Meets World
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • 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:

  • Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Video Games

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

  • Just Cause 3 - Open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios.
  • Star Wars Battlefront - Action shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
  • Fallout 4 - Action RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Halo 5: Guardians - First-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries.
  • Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec.
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - Stealth game developed by Kojima Productions.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of December:


US President

Who was the US President on December 21st, 2015?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 21st, 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 December 21st, 2015 was probably conceived around the 13th of March, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 2015 is the 29th of September, 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 December 21st, 2015.

  • 1,896 days have passed since this date.
  • 163,814,400 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 191,116,800 times.
  • Since December 21st, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 84,528,230,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,302,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,088,038 steps. That's about 6,261 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,965,773 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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