July 21, 2018

July 21, 2018, was a Saturday. It was 5 years, 11 months, and 26 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 21, 2018:

  • United States: "In My Feelings" by Drake
  • United Kingdom: "Three Lions" by The Lightning Seeds

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 21, 2018

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • In My Feelings - Drake
  • I Like It - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  • Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • Nice For What - Drake
  • Boo'd Up - Ella Mai
Play the top singles from 2018
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2018. Take a trip back to the peak days of Drake, Post Malone, Camila Cabello and Juice WRLD.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation".


This date occurred 2,187 days ago. Approximately 73 months have passed. It was the 202nd day of 2018, in week 29. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 5 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 24 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to July 21, 2018

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is July 21, 2018, and it's a Saturday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Cancer. The work week is over and Saturday has finally come, so people are spending time with their kids, going to bars, shopping, playing video games, and watching sports.

The summer of 2018 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "In My Feelings" by Drake is at the top of the singles charts, while "Three Lions" by The Lightning Seeds is the number-one song in the UK. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is at the top of the box office.

Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Black Mirror", "Stranger Things", "Killing Eve", and "Ex on the Beach". 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Grand Master Sexay, Shanann Watts, Aretha Franklin, and Kofi Annan would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Fortnite", "Call of Duty: WWII", "Star Wars Battlefront II", and "Monster Hunter: World". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Bunk'd", "Nella the Princess Knight", and "Raven's Home".

Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox One, Bunchems, the Nintendo Switch, and FurReal Roarin' Tyler.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on July 21, 2018.

  • The Momo Challenge hoax.

    The Momo Challenge hoax

    An urban legend about a fake social media challenge called the "Momo Challenge" was spreading throughout the Internet during the summer of 2018.
  • Record of the Year: 2018.

    Record of the Year: 2018

    The song "This Is America" by Childish Gambino won a Grammy for 2018's Record of the Year.
  • 2018 in music.

    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.
  • Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists.

    Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists

    "Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists" were named the Time Person of the Year in 2018.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    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.
  • 2018 in movies.

    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.
  • Green Book.

    Green Book

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

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2018 were Luka Modrić, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, Raphaël Varane, Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, and Harry Kane.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around July 21, 2018.

  • June 22, 2018:
    • The film "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" is released in movie theaters.
    • White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is asked to leave a restaurant in Virginia.
  • June 23, 2018: A junior football team becomes trapped in a flooding cave in Thailand.
  • June 25, 2018: Ireland officially goes into a drought.
  • June 29, 2018: Drake releases the album "Scorpion".
  • June 30, 2018: Discovery website StumbleUpon is shut down.
  • July 1, 2018:
    • NBA: LeBron James agrees to join the LA Lakers.
    • French gangster and serial jailbreaker Rédoine Faïd escapes from a prison in Réau.
    • Liam Payne and Cheryl Tweedy announce that they have ended their relationship.
  • July 2, 2018: Thailand cave rescue: After more than a week of no contact, British divers find members of a missing junior football team alive inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave.
  • July 3, 2018: 18 people are killed after a bus carrying a group of German senior citizens crashes into a truck on a highway near Muenchberg, Bavaria.
  • July 6, 2018: The film "Ant-Man and the Wasp" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 7, 2018: Justin Bieber gets engaged to model Hailey Baldwin.
  • July 9, 2018:
    • US president Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.
    • Boris Johnson resigns as UK Foreign Secretary in protest of Theresa May's "softer" stance on Brexit.
  • July 10, 2018: Soccer: Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian side Juventus.
  • July 11, 2018: World Cup Semi-Final: Croatia defeats England 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • July 12, 2018: US President Trump makes his first official visit to the United Kingdom.
  • July 13, 2018: Football: Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte.
  • July 14, 2018: Soccer: Maurizio Sarri becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • July 15, 2018: France wins the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4-2.
  • July 19, 2018: 17 people lose their lives after a duck boat sinks at Table Rock Lake in Missouri.
  • July 20, 2018: Disney fire film director James Gunn from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" after old controversial tweets of his are found and publicized.
  • This date: July 21, 2018
  • July 22, 2018: US President Donald Trump threatens Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in an "ALL CAPS" tweet on Twitter.
  • July 23, 2018: 102 people lose their lives in wildfires in East Attica, Greece.
  • July 24, 2018: Singer Demi Lovato is rushed to hospital after an opioid overdose.
  • July 26, 2018:
    • Facebook's stock price plummets by 19 percent following a disappointing quarterly report.
    • The final episode of the talk show Jerry Springer is aired on TV.
  • July 27, 2018: The film "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 30, 2018: Love Island: Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham are crowned as winners.
  • August 2, 2018:
    • becomes TikTok after the two apps are merged together.
    • Technology company Apple becomes the first publicly-listed company in the US to reach $1 trillion in market value.
  • August 3, 2018:
    • Travis Scott releases his album "Astroworld".
    • The game "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" is released.
  • August 4, 2018: Venezuela's president Nicolás Maduro survives an apparent assassination attempt after drones armed with explosives are detonated overhead while he is giving a speech.
  • August 6, 2018:
    • American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is banned from Facebook, Spotify, Apple and Twitter.
    • Jagex shuts down the RuneScape Classic servers.
  • August 7, 2018: China bans Disney's film "Christopher Robin" after people compare Chinese President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh.
  • August 13, 2018: Watts family murders: Chris Watts reports that his wife Shanann and their two daughters have gone missing.
  • August 15, 2018:
    • Watts family murders: Chris Watts confesses to the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann and their two daughters.
    • The romantic comedy-drama film "Crazy Rich Asians" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 16, 2018: Singer Aretha Franklin passes away at the age of 76.
  • August 18, 2018:
    • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan passes away at the age of 80.
    • Imran Khan becomes the new prime minister of Pakistan.
  • August 20, 2018:
    • "Havana" by Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) wins Video of the Year at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.
    • Former English soccer player Paul Gascoigne is arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a train.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 21, 2018, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 21, 2018 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.
Television shows

Television shows in July 2018

People in July 2018 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from July 2018.

Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects
Ex on the Beach
Ex on the Beach
Killing Eve
Killing Eve
Derry Girls
Derry Girls
The Punisher
The Punisher
Young Sheldon
Young Sheldon
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in July 2018

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Sunny Day
Sunny Day

Welcome to the Wayne
Welcome to the Wayne
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
Andi Mack
Andi Mack
Nella the Princess Knight
Nella the Princess Knight
Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House
Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle

Toys in 2018

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!
Hello Barbie
Hello Barbie
The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in July 2018.

God of War 2018
God of War
Far Cry 5 2018
Far Cry 5
Monster Hunter: World 2018
Monster Hunter: World
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Star Wars Battlefront II 2017
Star Wars Battlefront II
Call of Duty: WWII 2017
Call of Duty: WWII
Super Mario Odyssey 2017
Super Mario Odyssey
FIFA 18 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved
Fortnite 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Author Deceased
Born on July 21, 1899
He was not alive on this date.

Ken Starr

Ken Starr

American lawyer Deceased
Born on July 21, 1946
He turned 72 on this day in 2018.

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Actor Deceased
Born on July 21, 1951
He was not alive on this date.

Josh Hartnett

Josh Hartnett

Born on July 21, 1978
He turned 40 on this day in 2018.


US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on July 21, 2018.


UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 21, 2018 was most likely conceived around October 28, 2017.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 21, 2018 is close to April 13, 2019.

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Stats for July 21, 2018


Here are some interesting statistics about July 21, 2018:

  • 2,187 days have passed since this date.
  • 312 weeks have passed.
  • 188,956,800 seconds have passed since July 21, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 220,449,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 97,501,708,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,492,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 16,250,285 steps. That's roughly 7,222 miles.
  • 2,267,482 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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