December 31st, 2019

December 31st, 2019, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 365 of 2019. The decade was the 2010s.

10 months and 27 days have passed since December 31st, 2019.



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 31st, 2019.

  • Greta Thunberg.

    Environmental activist Greta Thunberg was named as the Time Person of the Year in 2019.

  • 2019 in movies.

    Movies released in 2019 included Avengers: Endgame, The Irishman, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Joker, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Us, Aladdin, Captain Marvel, Toy Story 4 and The Lion King.

  • 2019 in music.

    The music charts in 2019 were dominated by the likes of Post Malone, Sam Smith & Normani, Ariana Grande, Lewis Capaldi, Tom Walker, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Ed Sheeran, AJ Tracey, Tones and I, Dua Lipa, Halsey, Jonas Brothers and Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 10 months and 27 days have passed since December 31st, 2019.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2019.
  • Leap Year: 2019 was NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1577750400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 31st, 2019:

  • December 1st, 2019: Coronavirus outbreak: The first reported symptoms occur in a patient in Wuhan, China.
  • December 2nd, 2019: Lionel Messi is awarded the 2019 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 8th, 2019: Rapper Juice Wrld dies from toxic levels of oxycodone and codeine.
  • December 12th, 2019: The 2019 United Kingdom general election took place, with the Conservatives winning a comfortable majority.
  • December 13th, 2019: British TV presenter Caroline Flack is charged with common assault. .
  • December 13th, 2019: UK politics: Jeremy Corbyn announces that he will be stepping down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • December 17th, 2019: English TV presenter Caroline Flack announces that she is standing down as the host of Love Island.
  • December 18th, 2019: Donald Trump becomes the third U.S. President to be impeached.
  • December 25th, 2019: Christmas day of 2019 occurs. The last Christmas day of the 2010s.
  • January 1st, 2020: The first day of 2020 begins, signifying the start of a new decade.
  • January 1st, 2020: Rapper Lexii Alijai passes away after a suspected overdose.
  • January 2nd, 2020: Irish broadcaster Marian Finucane passes away.
  • January 3rd, 2020: English spiritual medium Derek Acorah passes away at the age of 69 from sepsis.
  • January 3rd, 2020: Iranian general Qasem Soleimani is assassinated by the United States.
  • January 7th, 2020: Irish broadcaster Larry Gogan passes away.
  • January 7th, 2020: American screenwriter Silvio Horta commits suicide.
  • January 7th, 2020: Rush drummer Neil Peart dies from brain cancer.
  • January 7th, 2020: The WHO is officially notified about the Coronavirus.
  • January 8th, 2020: 176 people are killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes near Shahriar in Iran.
  • January 8th, 2020: Justin Bieber announces on Instagram that he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
  • January 8th, 2020: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce that they are "stepping back" from senior royal duties. .
  • January 18th, 2020: UFC 246: Conor McGregor defeats Donald Cerrone in the first round.
  • January 21st, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first case is reported in the United States.
  • January 23rd, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Chinese city of Wuhan is placed under quarantine.
  • January 26th, 2020: NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
  • January 30th, 2020: The World Health Organization designates the novel coronavirus as a global health emergency.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 31st, 2019, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2019 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 31st, 2019 falls under the Goose.
  • 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.

  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.

2019 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2019.

  • Henry Danger
  • Doc McStuffins

2019 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2019:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of December:

  • New Year's Eve

US President

Who was the US President on December 31st, 2019?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 31st, 2019?

  • Boris Johnson 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 December 31st, 2019 was probably conceived around the 23rd of March, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 31st, 2019 is the 9th of October, 2020. (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 31st, 2019.

  • 332 days have passed since this date.
  • 28,684,800 seconds have passed since the December 31st, 2019.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 33,465,600 times.
  • Since December 31st, 2019, earth has travelled approximately 14,801,356,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 4,780,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 2,466,893 steps. That's about 1,096 miles!
  • Since this date, 344,218 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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