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March 20th, 2020.

March 20th, 2020, was a Friday. It was day 80 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

2 years, 6 months and 6 days have passed since March 20th, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on March 20th, 2020.

  • Singer Kenny Rogers passes away at the age of 81.
  • New York governor Andrew Cuomo announces a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • The video game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is released for the Nintendo Switch.
  • The first episode of the true crime documentary "Tiger King" is released on Netflix.
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on March 20th, 2020.

  • United States: The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • United Kingdom: Blinding Lights - The Weeknd

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 20th, 2020.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • The Box - Roddy Ricch
  • Life Is Good - Future Featuring Drake
  • Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
  • Circles - Post Malone
  • Stupid Love - Lady Gaga
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Onward

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Onward".

Take me back to March 20th, 2020!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is March 20th, 2020, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has arrived and the days have become longer. St. Patrick's Day of 2020 has recently come and gone. In America, the song The Box by Roddy Ricch is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Blinding Lights by The Weeknd is the number one hit song. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Onward is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson is the current Prime Minister.

A new respiratory virus called Covid-19 is starting to become a reality for many people in the western world. Countries are going into lockdown and closing their borders. Sports and other events are also being cancelled. In America, several states have issued stay-at-home orders. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Kenny Rogers, Little Richard, Naya Rivera and Herman Cain would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "The Walking Dead", "Homeland" and "Black-ish".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare", "Death Stranding" and "Pokémon Sword and Shield". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Horrid Henry", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "The Loud House". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on March 20th, 2020.

  • Tiger King is released.

    Tiger King is released.

    On March 20th, 2020, Netflix released the documentary series "Tiger King".

  • TikTok continues to grow in popularity.

    TikTok continues to grow in popularity.

    In 2020, the video sharing app TikTok continued to grow in popularity. Around this time, "older" users started to sign up to the app. This was partly due to people being bored at home during the COVID-19 lockdowns.

  • Dancing Pallbearers.

    Dancing Pallbearers.

    During this time, a video of dancing pallbearers from Ghana became an Internet meme.

  • COVID-19 reaches the west.

    COVID-19 reaches the west.

    In March, 2020, COVID-19 become a reality for many people in the west. Up until March, a lot of westerners believed that the virus was being over-hyped and that it would eventually peter off like SARS and Ebola did. Europe was hit particularly hard during this period, with Italy bearing the brunt of a surge of the virus. In March and April, many European and US states went into lockdown. Schools and unessential retail were closed and stay-at-home orders were issued.

  • 2020 in movies.

    2020 in movies.

    The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included the likes of Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog and Dolittle.

  • 2020 in music.

    2020 in music.

    The music charts in 2020 were dominated by the likes of The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future and Maroon 5.

  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 2 years, 6 months and 6 days have passed since March 20th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 2020.
  • Leap Year: 2020 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: A person born on March 20th, 2020 will be 2 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1584662400.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to March 20th, 2020.

  • February 19th, 2020: Rapper Pop Smoke is shot dead during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California.
  • February 19th, 2020: Nine people are shot dead during a shooting spree in Hanau, Germany.
  • February 19th, 2020: Iran reports its first two cases of Covid-19.
  • February 20th, 2020: The 2020 stock market crash begins.
  • February 22nd, 2020: Boxing: Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder after a 7th round KO.
  • February 23rd, 2020: Italy begins to see a surge in coronavirus cases.
  • February 24th, 2020: American film producer Harvey Weinstein is convicted of federal sex crimes.
  • February 24th, 2020: The WHO-China Joint Mission on COVID-19 warns that the global community is not prepared to contain the virus.
  • February 25th, 2020: The former President of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, passes away.
  • February 26th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first community transmission of the virus is reported in the United States.
  • February 27th, 2020: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is sentenced to 3 years in prison for fraud and tax evasion.
  • February 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in the United States.
  • February 29th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first case of the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • March 2nd, 2020: A tornado outbreak kills 25 people in Tennessee.
  • March 6th, 2020: The "Dancing Pallbearers" begin to grow in popularity after one TikTok video with the meme receives 2.9 million views.
  • March 9th, 2020: A national quarantine is imposed in Italy due to a surge in Coronavirus cases.
  • March 9th, 2020: Black Monday: A global stock market crash occurs.
  • March 11th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The first death from the virus is reported in Ireland.
  • March 11th, 2020: American film producer Harvey Weinstein is sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault.
  • March 11th, 2020: The 2019-2020 NBA season is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • March 11th, 2020: The World Health Organization declares the Coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic.
  • March 12th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces the closure of all schools.
  • March 12th, 2020: Actor Tom Hanks reveals that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • March 13th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The Premier League is halted.
  • March 13th, 2020: The shooting of Breonna Taylor occurs.
  • March 13th, 2020: It is announced that Europe has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
  • March 13th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: President Trump declares a national emergency.
  • March 14th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Spain imposes a national lockdown.
  • March 16th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France announces a mandatory lockdown.
  • March 16th, 2020: Actor Idris Elba reveals that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • March 16th, 2020: 2020 Stock Market Crash: The Dow Jones Industrial Average witnesses its largest point drop ever.
  • March 17th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The European Union votes to ban visitors from the rest of the world for at least 30 days.
  • March 17th, 2020: NFL star Tom Brady announces that he will not be resigning for the New England Patriots.
  • March 18th, 2020: The Eurovision Song Contest for 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19.
  • March 19th, 2020: Billionaire Elon Musk predicts that there will be "close to zero" cases of COVID-19 in the United States by the end of April, 2020.
  • This date: March 20th, 2020
  • March 21st, 2020: New Jersey governor Phil Murphy announces a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • March 23rd, 2020: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a national lockdown in response to the spread of Covid-19.
  • March 23rd, 2020: Australia goes into a general nationwide lockdown.
  • March 23rd, 2020: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces the closure of all schools.
  • March 23rd, 2020: Massachusetts, Michigan, Indiana, Hawaii, Washington and other US states announce stay-at-home orders.
  • March 24th, 2020: The Tokyo Olympics are delayed due to the coronavirus.
  • March 24th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: India announces a 21-day lockdown.
  • March 24th, 2020: Wisconsin governor Tony Evers issues a state-wide stay-at-home order.
  • March 25th, 2020: New Zealand goes into a nationwide lockdown.
  • March 26th, 2020: The United States becomes the country with the most cases of coronavirus.
  • March 27th, 2020: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • March 27th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Ireland announces a nationwide lockdown.
  • March 27th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The USA reaches 100,000 infections.
  • March 30th, 2020: Singer Bill Withers passes away from heart complications.
  • March 30th, 2020: Irish TV presenter Ryan Tubridy tests positive for Covid-19.
  • March 30th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. issue stay-at-home directives.
  • March 30th, 2020: The song "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd rises to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
  • April 3rd, 2020: Resident Evil 3 - a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) - is released.
  • April 3rd, 2020: The James Bond movie "No Time to Die (2020)" is released.
  • April 3rd, 2020: Irish politics: Alan Kelly becomes the new leader of the Labour Party.
  • April 4th, 2020: The WHO reports that over one million cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed worldwide.
  • April 6th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is moved into intensive care.
  • April 7th, 2020: Kayleigh McEnany is hired as the new White House press secretary.
  • April 10th, 2020: Coronavirus cases begin to surge in Russia.
  • April 11th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: The USA records 2,000 coronavirus deaths in one day.
  • April 11th, 2020: Bella Poarch uploads her first TikTok video.
  • April 14th, 2020: Bernie Sanders endorses Joe Biden for US President.
  • April 14th, 2020: US President Donald Trump announces that America will suspend funding towards the World Health Organization.
  • April 15th, 2020: Anti-lockdown protests begin in Michigan.
  • April 17th, 2020: President Trump encourages protests against state-led coronavirus restrictions.
  • April 17th, 2020: The song "Rockstar" is released by DaBaby.
  • April 19th, 2020: 22 people are killed during a 13-hour-long shooting spree in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 20th, 2020, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 20th, 2020 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 20th, 2020.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in March, 2020.

Tiger King
Tiger King
American true crime documentary.

The Witcher
The Witcher
Fantasy drama.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on March 20th, 2020.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2020.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2020.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2020.

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in March of 2020.

Pokémon Sword and Shield 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield
RPG games.

Death Stranding 2019
Death Stranding
Action game developed by Kojima Productions.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
FPS game.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 20th.

Fred Rogers

Television host. Deceased
Born on March 20th, 1928
He was not alive on this date.

Spike Lee

Director.
Born on March 20th, 1957
He turned 63 on this day in 2020.

Sting

Wrestler.
Born on March 20th, 1959
He turned 61 on this day in 2020.

Chester Bennington

Linkin Park singer. Deceased
Born on March 20th, 1976
He was not alive on this date.

Fernando Torres

Soccer player.
Born on March 20th, 1984
He turned 36 on this day in 2020.

Barron Trump

Donald Trump's son.
Born on March 20th, 2006
He turned 14 on this day in 2020.

USA

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on March 20th, 2020.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 20th, 2020.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 20th, 2020 was most likely conceived around June 28th, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 20th, 2020 is close to December 11th, 2020.

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Stats for March 20th, 2020

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 20th, 2020.

  • A total of 921 days have passed since this date.
  • 131 weeks have passed.
  • 79,570,800 seconds have passed since the March 20th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 92,832,600 times.
  • Since March 20th, 2020, the Earth has travelled approximately 41,058,532,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 13,261,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 6,843,089 steps. That's about 3,041 miles!
  • Since this date, 954,850 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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