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December 22nd, 2020.

December 22nd, 2020, was a Tuesday. It was day 357 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

1 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since December 22nd, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on December 22nd, 2020.

  • "Meaningful Christmas": The Irish government announces that the country will be returning to a Level 5 lockdown after Christmas.
  • It is announced that Youtube star Jake Paul will be fighting MMA fighter Ben Askren in a boxing match.
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on December 22nd, 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 22nd, 2020.

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

  • 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
Play the top hits from 2020.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2020. Take a trip back to the year when things went a little... crazy.
Monster Hunter

Top movie.

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

Take me back to December 22nd, 2020!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is December 22nd, 2020, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Christmas Day of 2020 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers.

The song All I Want for Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Monster Hunter is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson is the current Prime Minister.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Larry King, Dustin Diamond, Rush Limbaugh and Paul Ritter would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Peaky Blinders", "Stranger Things" and "Narcos: Mexico". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Horrid Henry", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "The Loud House".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

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 December 22nd, 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since December 22nd, 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).
  • Age: A person born on December 22nd, 2020 will be 1 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1608595200.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to December 22nd, 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.
  • November 30th, 2020: Singer Rita Ora apologizes for breaking lockdown rules to attend a birthday party.
  • 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 2nd, 2020: US Attorney General William Barr announces that there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 US presidential election.
  • 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 9th, 2020: Canada approves Pfizer's Covid vaccine.
  • 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 11th, 2020: The United States authorizes the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.
  • December 12th, 2020: Celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton is banned from TikTok for violating a number of the app's community guidelines.
  • 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 (Alpha) has been found in south-east England.
  • December 14th, 2020: William Barr announces that he will resign from his role as US Attorney General on December 23rd.
  • December 14th, 2020: The United States begins its Covid vaccination program.
  • December 15th, 2020: Yahoo Groups is shut down after 20 years.
  • December 15th, 2020: An audio recording of actor Tom Cruise berating his film crew for breaking Covid regulations is published on the Internet.
  • 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 new Alpha variant.
  • December 19th, 2020: Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • December 20th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France, Germany, Ireland and a number of other countries suspend flights and ferries from the United Kingdom due to fears about the spread of the new Alpha variant.
  • December 21st, 2020: The SEC initiates legal proceedings against Ripple Labs (XRP) for allegedly selling unregistered securities.
  • December 21st, 2020: Israel begins its COVID-19 vaccination programme.
  • This date: December 22nd, 2020
  • 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 a record 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.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 22nd, 2020, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • 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 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 22nd, 2020 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on December 22nd, 2020.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in December, 2020.

Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Crime drama television series.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

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

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

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

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

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on December 22nd, 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 PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on December 22nd.

Ralph Fiennes

Actor.
Born on December 22nd, 1962
He turned 58 on this day in 2020.

Jordin Sparks

Singer.
Born on December 22nd, 1989
She turned 31 on this day in 2020.

DaBaby

Rapper.
Born on December 22nd, 1991
He turned 29 on this day in 2020.

Meghan Trainor

Singer.
Born on December 22nd, 1993
She turned 27 on this day in 2020.

USA

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on December 22nd, 2020.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 22nd, 2020 was most likely conceived around March 31st, 2020.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 22nd, 2020 is close to September 14th, 2021.

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Stats for December 22nd, 2020

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 22nd, 2020.

  • A total of 716 days have passed since this date.
  • 102 weeks have passed.
  • 61,862,400 seconds have passed since the December 22nd, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 72,172,800 times.
  • Since December 22nd, 2020, the Earth has travelled approximately 31,920,998,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 10,310,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 5,320,166 steps. That's about 2,365 miles!
  • Since this date, 742,349 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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