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July 20th, 2017.

July 20th, 2017, was a Thursday. It was day 201 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 10 months and 23 days have passed since July 20th, 2017.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on July 20th, 2017?

  • Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington commits suicide.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 20th, 2017.

  • United States: Despacito (Remix) - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • United Kingdom: Despacito (Remix) - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Play the top hits from 2017.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2017. Take a trip back to the peak days of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "War for the Planet of the Apes" was at the top of the box office on July 20th, 2017.

Take me back to July 20th, 2017!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 20th, 2017 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

The song Despacito (Remix) by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie War for the Planet of the Apes is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister.

It's 2017, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, Migos, Sam Hunt and Post Malone. A toy called the "fidget spinner" is becoming a worldwide sensation. A meme called "The Floor Is..." is going viral at the moment.

The app Snapchat has recently released its new "Snap Map" feature. Spurs defender Kyle Walker has joined Manchester City. News has broke that U.S. Senator John McCain is suffering from an aggressive form of brain cancer.

The world of music is in shock following the suicide of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Modern Family", "Black Mirror", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", "Horizon Zero Dawn", "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" and "What Remains of Edith Finch".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox One, L.O.L. Surprise!, Fidget spinners and the Nintendo Switch.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on July 20th, 2017.

  • Chester Bennington commits suicide.

    Chester Bennington commits suicide.

    On July 20th, 2017, Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington committed suicide at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. The singer had been battling with depression for most of his life.

  • John McCain is diagnosed with a brain tumor.

    John McCain is diagnosed with a brain tumor.

    At the end of July, 2017, it was announced that United States Senator John McCain had been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor.

  • Fidget Spinners.

    Fidget Spinners.

    A toy called the "fidget spinner" became extremely popular during the summer of 2017.

  • Gal Gadot.

    Gal Gadot.

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot was named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2017.

  • Record of the Year: 2017.

    Record of the Year: 2017.

    The song "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars won a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • 2017 in music.

    2017 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2017 included Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Future, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, French Montana, Cardi B, Logic, Imagine Dragons, Lil Pump, Shawn Mendes and Kygo.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    The best NBA players in 2017 were Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard.

  • 2017 in movies.

    2017 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2017 included the likes of It, Get Out, Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Logan, Molly's Game, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

  • The Shape of Water.

    The Shape of Water.

    "The Shape of Water" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2017.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 3 years, 10 months and 23 days have passed since July 20th, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 20th, 2017, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1500505200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 20th, 2017.

  • June 21st, 2017: Snapchat launches its new "Snap Map" feature.
  • June 22nd, 2017: Football: Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool.
  • July 9th, 2017: Wayne Rooney leaves Manchester United to join Everton on a free transfer.
  • July 10th, 2017: Soccer: Everton striker Romelu Lukaku signs for Manchester United.
  • July 10th, 2017: The Iraqi city of Mosul is declared fully liberated from ISIS.
  • July 14th, 2017: Football: Kyle Walker leaves Spurs for Manchester City.
  • July 19th, 2017: It is revealed that U.S. Senator John McCain has an aggressive form of brain cancer.
  • This date: July 20th, 2017
  • July 21st, 2017: Sean Spicer resigns from his role as White House Press Secretary.
  • July 24th, 2017: Love Island: Amber Davies and Kem Cetinay are crowned as winners.
  • July 25th, 2017: The video game "Fortnite" is released.
  • July 28th, 2017: The US Senate fails to repeal Obamacare after John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski rebel against the Republican bill.
  • August 3rd, 2017: Wladimir Klitschko announces that he is retiring from boxing.
  • August 4th, 2017: Hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli is found guilty on two counts of securities fraud.
  • August 12th, 2017: A white supremacist kills Heather Heyer after driving his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • August 18th, 2017: Steve Bannon leaves the Trump administration.
  • August 19th, 2017: The "Distracted Boyfriend" meme begins to go viral.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 20th, 2017, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 20th, 2017 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 13 Reasons Why - Teen drama series.
  • Stranger Things - Science fiction series.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on July 20th, 2017.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2017.

  • The Loud House
  • Bunnicula
  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2017.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2017.

  • FurReal Roarin' Tyler
  • The Nintendo Switch
  • Fidget spinners
  • Hatchimals
  • L.O.L. Surprise!
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy - Platform game.
  • What Remains of Edith Finch - Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch.
  • Horizon Zero Dawn - RPG game developed by Guerrilla Games.
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Survival horror game.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Online battle royale game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 20th of July.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on July 20th, 2017.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 20th, 2017.

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 20th, 2017 was most likely conceived around the 10th of October, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 20th, 2017 is close to the 29th of April, 2018.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 20th, 2017.

  • A total of 1,423 days have passed since this date.
  • 203 weeks have passed.
  • 122,947,200 seconds have passed since the July 20th, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 143,438,400 times.
  • Since July 20th, 2017, the earth has travelled approximately 63,440,755,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,491,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,573,459 steps. That's about 4,699 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,475,366 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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