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August 23rd, 2020.

August 23rd, 2020, was a Sunday. It was day 236 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

1 year and 27 days have passed since August 23rd, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on August 23rd, 2020?

  • Bayern Munich win the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final by beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 23rd, 2020.

  • United States: WAP - Cardi B
  • United Kingdom: Head & Heart - Joel Corry featuring MNEK
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Unhinged

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Unhinged" was at the top of the box office on August 23rd, 2020.

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 August 23rd, 2020.

  • Steve Bannon is charged.

    Steve Bannon is charged.

    On August 20th, 2020, American media executive and Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.

  • "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" is released.

    "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" is released.

    On August 14th, 2020, gamers were treated to a trip down memory lane after the skateboard game "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" was released.

  • Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns.

    Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns.

    During this period, countries were reopening from their COVID-19 lockdowns. Sporting events began to return and unessential businesses started to reopen. Restrictions remained in place in many countries and US states, as policy makers focused their efforts on trying to live with the virus. These restrictions included mask mandates and bans on public gatherings. All-in-all, it was a delicate balancing act.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 1 year and 27 days have passed since August 23rd, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 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: Anyone born on August 23rd, 2020, will be 1 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1598137200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 23rd, 2020.

  • July 30th, 2020: US Republican activist and businessman Herman Cain dies from Covid-19 at the age of 74.
  • July 30th, 2020: The 2019-2020 NBA season is restarted 5 months after it had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • August 1st, 2020: Soccer: Arsenal win the FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1.
  • August 2nd, 2020: South Africa reaches 500,000 cases of COVID-19.
  • August 3rd, 2020: President Trump threatens to ban TikTok.
  • August 3rd, 2020: Former Spanish King Juan Carlos announces that he will be going into exile following revelations of his improper ties to business deals in Saudi Arabia.
  • August 3rd, 2020: Northern Ireland politician John Hume passes away at the age of 83.
  • August 4th, 2020: Over 220 people are killed when an explosion caused by unsafely stored ammonium nitrate occurs in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • August 7th, 2020: Rapper Cardi B releases the single "WAP".
  • August 9th, 2020: Brazil reaches 100,000 deaths from COVID-19.
  • August 11th, 2020: Russia announces that it has approved the world's first Covid-19 vaccine.
  • August 11th, 2020: Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden selects California Senator Kemala Harris as his running mate for the 2020 US presidential election.
  • August 14th, 2020: The video game "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" is released.
  • August 16th, 2020: 100,000 people gather in Minsk, Belarus, to protest against dictator Alexander Lukashenko and his controversial election win.
  • August 20th, 2020: American media executive Steve Bannon is charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.
  • August 21st, 2020: Serial killer Joseph James DeAngelo (EARONS) is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • August 21st, 2020: Actress Lori Loughlin is given a two month prison sentence for her role in the 2019 college admissions scandal.
  • This date: August 23rd, 2020
  • August 25th, 2020: 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse shoots two people dead at a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
  • August 26th, 2020: The Milwaukee Bucks boycott their NBA playoff game against the Orlando Magic as a protest against the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
  • August 28th, 2020: Actor Chadwick Boseman passes away at the age of 43 from colon cancer.
  • September 3rd, 2020: Christopher Nolan's film "Tenet" is released in movie theaters.
  • September 3rd, 2020: The filming of Batman (2022) is temporarily shut down after Robert Pattinson tests positive for the coronavirus.
  • September 8th, 2020: Ireland's lacrosse team gives its spot in the 2022 World Games to a Native American team.
  • September 10th, 2020: UFC star Conor McGregor is arrested in Corsica on suspicion of attempted sexual assault.
  • September 18th, 2020: Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg passes away at the age of 87.
  • September 19th, 2020: Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner passes away at the age of 91.
  • September 22nd, 2020: Ellen DeGeneres apologizes for creating a "hostile working environment" for staff members on her show.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 23rd, 2020, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 23rd, 2020 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.

Kid's TV shows on August 23rd, 2020.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2020.

  • The Loud House

Popular toys and games in 2020.

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

  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield - RPG games.
  • Death Stranding - Action game developed by Kojima Productions.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - FPS game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 23rd.

Henry Lee Lucas

American serial killer. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1936
He was not alive on this date.

Keith Moon

Drummer. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1946
He was not alive on this date.

River Phoenix

Actor. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1970
He was not alive on this date.

Kobe Bryant

Basketball player. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1978
He was not alive on this date.

August Ames

Adult actress. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1994
She was not alive on this date.

Lil Yachty

Rapper.
Born on August 23rd, 1997
He turned 23 on this day in 2020.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on August 23rd, 2020.

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 23rd, 2020.

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 23rd, 2020 was most likely conceived around the 14th of November, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 23rd, 2020 is close to the 2nd of June, 2021.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 23rd, 2020.

  • A total of 392 days have passed since this date.
  • 56 weeks have passed.
  • 33,868,800 seconds have passed since the August 23rd, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 39,513,600 times.
  • Since August 23rd, 2020, the earth has travelled approximately 17,476,300,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 5,644,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 2,912,717 steps. That's about 1,295 miles!
  • Since this date, 406,426 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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