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August 30, 2021

August 30, 2021, was a Monday. It was 2 years, 9 months, and 16 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on August 30, 2021:

  • The last plane carrying Americans leaves Afghanistan.
Song charts

Popular songs

On August 30, 2021, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Stay" by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
  • United Kingdom: "Bad Habits" by Ed Sheeran
Play the top songs from 2021
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2021. Take a trip back to the days of Olivia Rodrigo, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, Doja Cat, and Lil Nas X.

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Candyman".

Facts

This date was 1,020 days ago. Approximately 34 months have passed. It was the 242nd day of 2021, in week 35. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 2 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 11 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to August 30, 2021

Let's go back to the 2020s.

It is Monday, August 30, 2021. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Virgo. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

The summer of 2021 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. Labor Day weekend is a few days away, which means that many Americans are planning barbecues and other social gatherings. In America, the song "Stay" by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber is at the top of the singles charts, while "Bad Habits" by Ed Sheeran is the number-one song in the UK.

Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Candyman is at the top of the box office. Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Sarah Harding, Michael K. Williams, Norm Macdonald, and James Michael Tyler would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "The Goldbergs", "Black-ish", and "Stranger Things". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War", "FIFA 21", "Assassin's Creed Valhalla", and "Psychonauts 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Raven's Home", "The Adventures of Paddington", "The Owl House", and "Baby Shark's Big Show!".

Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on August 30, 2021.

  • 2021 in music.

    2021 in music

    The music charts in 2021 were dominated by artists such as Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, 24kGoldn, Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, Silk Sonic, Ed Sheeran, The Kid Laroi, and Lil Nas X.
  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year

    The song "Leave the Door Open" by Silk Sonic won a Grammy for 2021's Record of the Year.
  • CODA.

    CODA

    The film "CODA" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2021.
  • 2021 in movies.

    2021 in movies

    Movies released in 2021 included Spider-Man: No Way Home, No Time to Die, F9, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Godzilla vs. Kong, A Quiet Place Part II, Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Dune.
  • Elon Musk.

    Elon Musk

    Billionaire Elon Musk was named Time Person of the Year in 2021.
  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players

    The best NBA players in 2021 were Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James, James Harden, Luka Dončić, Kawhi Leonard, and Anthony Davis.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2021 were Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Jorginho, Karim Benzema, N'Golo Kanté, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Kevin De Bruyne, Kylian Mbappé, and Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 30, 2021.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to August 30, 2021.

  • August 5, 2021:
    • Soccer: Barcelona announce that Lionel Messi will not be staying with the club.
    • Soccer: Jack Grealish joins Manchester City from Aston Villa.
  • August 6, 2021: The Taliban begins to capture provincial capitals in Afghanistan.
  • August 10, 2021: Soccer: Lionel Messi joins French side Paris Saint-Germain.
  • August 12, 2021:
    • Soccer: Romelu Lukaku rejoins Chelsea in a £97.5 million transfer.
    • Missing person case: Police in Utah encounter Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie following a physical altercation between the pair.
  • August 13, 2021: Elton John and Dua Lipa release the song "Cold Heart".
  • August 14, 2021:
    • The Taliban captures seven provincial capital cities in Afghanistan.
    • A magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti.
  • August 15, 2021: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani leaves the country after the Taliban reaches Kabul.
  • August 18, 2021:
    • British comedian Sean Lock dies from cancer at the age of 58.
    • New Zealand goes into a nationwide lockdown after a case of the Delta variant is detected in the community in Auckland.
  • August 19, 2021: OnlyFans announces that it is banning explicit content.
  • August 20, 2021: Mike Richards resigns as the host of "Jeopardy!" due to inappropriate remarks that he previously made as a podcast host.
  • August 21, 2021: American conservative talk radio host and "vaccine skeptic" Phil Valentine dies from COVID-19 at the age of 61.
  • August 23, 2021:
    • The FDA approves the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
    • Millie Court and Liam Reardon win the 2021 season of Love Island.
    • Andrew Cuomo resigns as the governor of New York following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • August 24, 2021:
    • The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts passes away at the age of 80.
    • Kathy Hochul becomes the new governor of New York following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo.
  • August 25, 2021: OnlyFans cancels its plans to ban explicit content.
  • August 26, 2021:
    • Soccer: Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy is charged with rape and sexual assault.
    • At least 182 people, including 13 US service members, are killed by a suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
    • Rapper Kanye West brings out Marilyn Manson and DaBaby during the third listening party for his upcoming album "Donda".
  • August 27, 2021: Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to return to Manchester United.
  • August 29, 2021: Rapper Kanye West releases his album "Donda".
  • This date: August 30, 2021
  • September 1, 2021:
    • The World Health Organization states that it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as "Mu".
    • Social news website Reddit bans the misinformation subreddit "NoNewNormal".
    • Joe Rogan tests positive for COVID-19.
  • September 2, 2021:
    • It is announced that the FTC is investigating why McDonald's ice cream machines are "always broken".
    • The US Supreme Court refuses to block Texas' new abortion law in a 5-4 decision.
  • September 3, 2021: Drake releases his album "Certified Lover Boy".
  • September 5, 2021:
    • Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding passes away from breast cancer at the age of 39.
    • Health authorities halt an international soccer game between Brazil and Argentina after four Argentinian players break quarantine rules.
  • September 6, 2021:
    • Actor Michael K. Williams, who played Omar Little in The Wire, dies at the age of 54 from a suspected drug overdose.
    • US President Joe Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey following deadly flooding.
  • September 7, 2021:
    • Britney Spears' father files to end her conservatorship.
    • Tripwire CEO John Gibson is forced to step down following boycotts over an anti-abortion tweet.
    • Kylie Jenner reveals that she and Travis Scott are expecting their second child.
    • El Salvador makes cryptocurrency legal tender.
  • September 11, 2021: 22-year-old American woman Gabby Petito is declared missing by her family.
  • September 12, 2021:
    • Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly get into an altercation at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
    • Britney Spears announces on Instagram that she is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari.
  • September 13, 2021: American media personality Kim Kardashian raises eyebrows after she shows up at the 2021 Met Gala wearing a full body and face covering.
  • September 14, 2021: Canadian stand-up comedian Norm Macdonald dies from leukemia at the age of 61.
  • September 16, 2021:
    • Two men are charged with the 2019 murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee.
    • The final episode of the police procedural comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is aired on NBC.
  • September 17, 2021:
    • It is announced that Gabby Petito's boyfriend Brian Laundrie has gone missing.
    • Lil Nas X releases his debut studio album "Montero".
    • The South Korean survival drama series "Squid Game" is released on Netflix.
  • September 19, 2021:
    • English soccer legend Jimmy Greaves passes away at the age of 81.
    • English actor John Challis, who played Boycie in "Only Fools And Horses", dies from cancer at the age of 79.
    • The body of missing woman Gabby Petito is found at a national park in Wyoming.
    • Machine Gun Kelly insults Slipknot at Riot Fest, calling them "50-year-old dudes" who wear "weird masks".
  • September 20, 2021: Justin Trudeau wins a third term as the prime minister of Canada.
  • September 21, 2021: Actor Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on "Sex and the City", passes away at the age of 57.
  • September 24, 2021: Elon Musk and Grimes end their relationship after three years together.
  • September 26, 2021: Golf: The United States wins the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin.
  • September 27, 2021:
    • R&B singer R Kelly is found guilty of racketeering and sex-trafficking.
    • Reuters reports that 50-90% of fuel stations in parts of England have run dry due to panic buying.
    • Dog the Bounty Hunter joins the manhunt for Brian Laundrie.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 30, 2021, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 30, 2021 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Television shows

TV shows in 2021

In August 2021, TV audiences were watching the following series:

The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Emily in Paris
Emily in Paris
Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso
The Witcher
The Witcher
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
The Boys
The Boys
Euphoria
Euphoria
After Life
After Life
Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
You
You
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on August 30, 2021

If you were a kid on August 30, 2021, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Danger Force
Danger Force
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan

It's Pony
It's Pony
The Owl House
The Owl House
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
The Casagrandes
The Casagrandes
Sydney to the Max
Sydney to the Max
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
The Loud House
The Loud House
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2021

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in August 2021.

Psychonauts 2 2021
Psychonauts 2
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart 2021
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
Resident Evil Village 2021
Resident Evil Village
Returnal 2021
Returnal
It Takes Two 2021
It Takes Two
Hitman 3 2021
Hitman 3
Cyberpunk 2077 2020
Cyberpunk 2077
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 2020
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
FIFA 21 2020
FIFA 21
Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) 2020
Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 2020
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Among Us 2020
Among Us
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on August 30.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Business magnate
Born on August 30, 1930
He turned 91 on this day in 2021.

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz

Actress
Born on August 30, 1972
She turned 49 on this day in 2021.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on August 30:

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on August 30, 2021.

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 August 30, 2021 was most likely conceived around December 7, 2020.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 30, 2021 is close to May 23, 2022.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about August 30, 2021:

  • One day has passed since this date.
  • 145 weeks have passed.
  • 88,128,000 seconds have passed since August 30, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 102,816,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 45,474,048,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 14,688,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 7,579,008 steps. That's roughly 3,368 miles.
  • 1,057,536 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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