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December 21st, 2020.

December 21st, 2020, was a Monday. It was day 356 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

11 months and 7 days have passed since December 21st, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On this day.

What happened on December 21st, 2020?

  • The SEC initiates legal proceedings against Ripple Labs (XRP) for allegedly selling unregistered securities.
  • Israel begins its COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2020.

  • United States: All I Want for Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: All I Want for Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

The Billboard Hot 100 on December 21st, 2020.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
  • Mood - 24kGoldn Featuring iann dior
  • Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
  • Positions - Ariana Grande
  • Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
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Monster Hunter

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Monster Hunter" was at the top of the box office on December 21st, 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 December 21st, 2020.

  • Coronavirus vaccines offer a ray of hope.

    Coronavirus vaccines offer a ray of hope.

    As the colder weather crept in, many countries in the Western world began to witness a "second wave" of COVID-19 cases. This led to more restrictions such as curfews and lockdowns. The resurgence of the coronavirus served as a reminder that the pandemic was far from over. In November, it was announced that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine was 94% effective against the virus. This announcement gave many people a sense of hope that life could begin to return to normal in 2021.

  • 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.

  • 11 months and 7 days have passed since December 21st, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 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).
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1608508800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 2020.

  • November 24th, 2020: The trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy for corruption begins.
  • November 25th, 2020: Soccer legend Diego Maradona passes away from a heart attack at the age of 60.
  • November 27th, 2020: The chief of Iran's nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, is assassinated in a road ambush by an autonomous weapon system.
  • November 28th, 2020: Mike Tyson and Roy Jones, Jr. draw in an exhibition fight.
  • November 28th, 2020: President-elect Joe Biden slips and fractures his foot while playing with his German Shepherd, Major.
  • November 29th, 2020: Senegalese soccer player Papa Bouba Diop passes away at the age of 42.
  • December 1st, 2020: Actress Ellen Page reveals that he is transgender and renames himself to Elliot.
  • December 2nd, 2020: WWE legend Pat Patterson dies from cancer at the age of 79.
  • December 2nd, 2020: The United Kingdom approves Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine.
  • December 2nd, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Los Angeles issues stay-at-home orders.
  • December 4th, 2020: Giovanna Fletcher wins the 20th season of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 6th, 2020: It is announced that Floyd Mayweather will be taking on YouTube personality Logan Paul in an exhibition fight.
  • December 7th, 2020: The first same-sex couples are married in Northern Ireland.
  • December 8th, 2020: 90-year-old Margaret Keenan becomes the first person in the world to receive a Covid-19 vaccine outside of a trial.
  • December 9th, 2020: Italian footballer Paolo Rossi passes away from lung cancer at the age of 64.
  • December 10th, 2020: The game "Cyberpunk 2077" is released.
  • December 10th, 2020: English actress Barbara Windsor passes away at the age of 83 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease.
  • December 11th, 2020: 2020 US presidential election: The Supreme Court rejects a lawsuit from Texas challenging Joe Biden's election wins in four key states.
  • December 11th, 2020: It is announced that the Zodiac Killer's "Z-340 Cypher" has been cracked after 51 years.
  • December 11th, 2020: Rapper Lil Wayne pleads guilty to possessing a weapon despite being a felon.
  • December 14th, 2020: French football manager Gérard Houllier passes away at the age of 73.
  • December 14th, 2020: US presidential election: The Electoral College confirms Joe Biden as the next president of the United States.
  • December 14th, 2020: Health authorities in the United Kingdom report that a new variant of Covid-19 has been found in south-east England.
  • December 15th, 2020: Yahoo Groups is shut down after 20 years.
  • December 17th, 2020: Sony removes Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation store due to numerous bugs and quality issues.
  • December 19th, 2020: Covid-19: London is placed under Tier 4 restrictions in an effort to try and control the spread of the Delta variant.
  • December 20th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France, Germany, Ireland and a number of other countries suspend flights and ferries from the United Kingdom.
  • This date: December 21st, 2020
  • December 22nd, 2020: It is announced that Youtube star Jake Paul will be fighting MMA fighter Ben Askren in a boxing match.
  • December 24th, 2020: It is announced that the EU and the UK have reached a Brexit deal.
  • December 25th, 2020: Playboi Carti releases his album "Whole Lotta Red".
  • December 25th, 2020: The western drama film "News of the World", starring Tom Hanks, is released.
  • December 28th, 2020: Coinbase delists the cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP) following the SEC's decision to initiate legal proceedings against Ripple Labs.
  • December 30th, 2020: Serial killer Samuel Little dies in prison at the age of 80.
  • January 5th, 2021: It is announced that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are getting a divorce.
  • January 5th, 2021: Rapper Dr. Dre suffers from a brain aneurysm.
  • January 6th, 2021: Four people are left dead after Trump supporters storm Capitol Hill.
  • January 8th, 2021: US President Donald Trump is permanently suspended from Twitter.
  • January 8th, 2021: Olivia Rodrigo releases her single "Drivers License".
  • January 8th, 2021: Ireland records 8,227 cases of Covid-19.
  • January 13th, 2021: US President Donald Trump is impeached for the second time.
  • January 14th, 2021: It is revealed that actor Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in "Saved by the Bell", is battling cancer.
  • January 16th, 2021: American record producer Phil Spector dies from complications of Covid-19.
  • January 18th, 2021: ESPN report that New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter sent over 60 unsolicited text messages to a female journalist.
  • January 19th, 2021: New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter is fired following revelations that he sent unsolicited text messages to a female journalist.
  • January 19th, 2021: Billionaire Elon Musk puts the hashtag #Bitcoin in his Twitter bio.
  • January 20th, 2021: Steve Bannon, Kodak Black and Lil Wayne are pardoned by President Trump during his last full day in office.
  • January 20th, 2021: Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21st, 2020, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Sagittarius is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 21st, 2020 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

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

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

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

Kids' TV shows on December 21st, 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

Popular toys and games in 2020.

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

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Jane Fonda

Actress.
Born on December 21st, 1937
She turned 83 on this day in 2020.

Frank Zappa

Musician. Deceased
Born on December 21st, 1940
He was not alive on this date.

Samuel L. Jackson

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1948
He turned 72 on this day in 2020.

Ray Romano

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1957
He turned 63 on this day in 2020.

Kiefer Sutherland

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1966
He turned 54 on this day in 2020.

Emmanuel Macron

French president.
Born on December 21st, 1977
He turned 43 on this day in 2020.

The King of Random

Youtube personality. Deceased
Born on December 21st, 1980
He was not alive on this date.

Steven Yeun

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1983
He turned 37 on this day in 2020.

Ben Chilwell

Soccer player.
Born on December 21st, 1996
He turned 24 on this day in 2020.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on December 21st, 2020.

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2020.

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 21st, 2020 was most likely conceived around March 30th, 2020.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 2020 is close to September 13th, 2021.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 2020.

  • A total of 342 days have passed since this date.
  • 48 weeks have passed.
  • 29,548,800 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 34,473,600 times.
  • Since December 21st, 2020, the earth has travelled approximately 15,247,180,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 4,924,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 2,541,197 steps. That's about 1,129 miles!
  • Since this date, 354,586 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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