April 17th, 2018

April 17th, 2018, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 107 of 2018. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since April 17th, 2018.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 17th, 2018:

  • Former First Lady of the United States Barbara Bush passes away at the age of 92.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 17th, 2018:

  • United States: God's Plan - Drake
  • United Kingdom: Freaky Friday - Lil Dicky featuring Chris Brown

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is April 17th, 2018 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 2018 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song God's Plan by Drake is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Freaky Friday by Lil Dicky featuring Chris Brown is the number one hit song. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rampage is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister. It's 2018, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Post Malone, Cardi B, Juice Wrld and Dua Lipa. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Modern Family", "Black Mirror", "Better Call Saul" and "Stranger Things".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fortnite", "Star Wars Battlefront II", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)" and "Far Cry 5". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Doc McStuffins", "Henry Danger" and "Game Shakers". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One" and "Nintendo Switch".


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 17th, 2018.

  • Green Book

    "Green Book" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2018.

  • 2018 in movies.

    Movies released in 2018 included Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Incredibles 2, Aquaman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Venom, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Deadpool 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, A Quiet Place, A Star Is Born and Halloween.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    The best NBA players in 2018 were Russell Westbrook, James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.

  • Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists.

    "Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists" are named as the Time Person of the Year in 2018.

  • 2018 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2018 included Drake, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha, Post Malone, XXXTentacion, Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Eminem, Juice Wrld, Travis Scott and Kodak Black.

  • Record of the Year: 2018

    "This Is America" by Childish Gambino would go on to win a Grammy for 2018's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 3 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since April 17th, 2018.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 2018.
  • Leap Year: 2018 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 17th, 2018, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1523919600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 17th, 2018:

  • March 21st, 2018: Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is charged with bribery and accepting illegal campaign contributions.
  • March 22nd, 2018: Zlatan Ibrahimović leaves Manchester United.
  • March 27th, 2018: The video game "Far Cry 5" is released.
  • April 2nd, 2018: Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan announce that they are separating.
  • April 5th, 2018: Conor McGregor throws a metal equipment dolly at a bus carrying UFC fighters.
  • April 6th, 2018: Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye is sentenced to 24 years in prison for abuse of power, bribery and coercion.
  • April 6th, 2018: The film "A Quiet Place" is released in movie theaters.
  • April 8th, 2018: WrestleMania 34: Brock Lesnar defeats Roman Reigns to retain the Universal Championship.
  • April 10th, 2018: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appears before Congress to answer questions about the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
  • April 10th, 2018: TMZ releases CCTV footage of NBA star Tristan Thompson cheating on his girlfriend Khloe Kardashian.
  • April 15th, 2018: Football: Manchester City win the Premier League after Manchester United lose 1-0 at home to West Brom.
  • This date: April 17th, 2018
  • April 20th, 2018: Football: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announces that he will leave the club after 22 years of being in charge.
  • April 20th, 2018: The video game "God of War" is released.
  • April 20th, 2018: Swedish DJ Avicii commits suicide.
  • April 21st, 2018: Actor Verne Troyer (Mini-Me) passes away due to alcohol poisoning.
  • April 24th, 2018: Police arrest the Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, after a decades-long investigation.
  • April 26th, 2018: Comedian and actor Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault.
  • April 27th, 2018: The film "Avengers: Infinity War" is released in movie theaters.
  • May 5th, 2018: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson suffers a brain haemorrhage.
  • May 7th, 2018: It is revealed that Elon Musk and Canadian musician Grimes are dating.
  • May 8th, 2018: The Trump administration withdraws from an international nuclear agreement with Iran.
  • May 10th, 2018: Pop star Ariana Grande confirms that she has ended her relationship with boyfriend Mac Miller.
  • May 13th, 2018: Soccer: Arsène Wenger manages his final game with Arsenal.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 17th, 2018, 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, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 17th, 2018 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.

  • Mindhunter - Crime thriller 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.

2018 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2018.

  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Dora the Explorer

2018 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2018:

  • Nintendo Switch
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Video Games

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

  • Far Cry 5 - First-person shooter game developed by Ubisoft.
  • Monster Hunter: World - Action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) - Battle royale game.
  • Star Wars Battlefront II - Action shooter game based on the Star Wars franchise.
  • Call of Duty: WWII - First-person shooter game developed by Sledgehammer Games.
  • Super Mario Odyssey - Platform game.
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus - FPS video game developed by MachineGames.
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.
  • Fortnite - Battle royale game.
  • What Remains of Edith Finch - Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 17th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on April 17th, 2018?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 17th, 2018?

  • Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 17th, 2018 was probably conceived around the 8th of July, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 17th, 2018 is the 25th of January, 2019. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 17th, 2018.

  • 1,097 days have passed since this date.
  • 94,780,800 seconds have passed since the April 17th, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 110,577,600 times.
  • Since April 17th, 2018, earth has travelled approximately 48,906,892,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 15,796,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,151,149 steps. That's about 3,623 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,137,370 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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