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October 5, 2021

October 5, 2021, was a Tuesday. It was 2 years, 8 months, and 15 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on October 5, 2021?

  • Whistleblower Frances Haugen tells US Congress that Facebook fuels division, harms children and weakens democracy.
Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 5, 2021:

  • United States: "Stay" by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
  • United Kingdom: "Shivers" by Ed Sheeran
Play the top singles 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 at the box office

The movie "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" was at the top of the box office on October 5, 2021.

Facts

This date occurred 989 days ago. Approximately 33 months have passed. It was the 278th day of 2021, in week 40. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 2 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. The Earth has experienced 11 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to October 5, 2021

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is October 5, 2021, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have become much cooler, and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

There is a fresh, earthy scent in the air, and fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways, and sidewalks. In America, the song "Stay" by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber is at the top of the singles charts, while "Shivers" by Ed Sheeran is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Venom: Let There Be Carnage is at the top of the box office.

Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Black-ish", "Ozark", "You", and "The Mandalorian". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as James Michael Tyler, Young Dolph, Virgil Abloh, and John Madden would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War", "It Takes Two", and "Psychonauts 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Paw Patrol", "The Loud House", "Big City Greens", and "It's Pony". Children are playing with toys such as 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 October 5, 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 October 5, 2021.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 5, 2021.

  • 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.
  • October 1, 2021:
    • The crime drama film "The Many Saints of Newark" is released.
    • Doja Cat releases her single "Woman".
  • October 4, 2021:
    • British military tanker drivers begin to deliver supplies to UK petrol stations.
    • A six-hour-long outage effects WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram.
  • This date: October 5, 2021
  • October 6, 2021:
    • "The Case Breakers" identify the Zodiac Killer as a man called Gary Francis Poste.
    • The video game "Far Cry 6" is released.
  • October 7, 2021:
    • Soccer: A Saudi-led consortium takes over Newcastle United.
    • The video game "Far Cry 6" is released.
  • October 8, 2021: Sam Fender releases the song "Seventeen Going Under".
  • October 9, 2021: Boxing: Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder with an eleventh-round knockout.
  • October 13, 2021: Five people are killed in a bow and arrow attack in Kongsberg, Norway.
  • October 15, 2021:
    • Conservative Party MP David Amess is stabbed to death at a constituency meeting in Leigh-on-Sea, England.
    • Adele releases the single "Easy on Me".
  • October 16, 2021: Four-year-old Cleo Smith goes missing from a campsite in Gascoyne, Australia.
  • October 17, 2021: Italian DJ Francesco Facchinetti accuses UFC star Conor McGregor of breaking his nose at a party in Rome.
  • October 18, 2021:
    • Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies after complications from COVID-19.
    • It is announced that Kourtney Kardashian and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker are engaged.
  • October 20, 2021:
    • Soccer: Steve Bruce is sacked by Newcastle United.
    • Bitcoin reaches a new all time high of $67,016.
  • October 21, 2021:
    • It is reported that the body of Brian Laundrie has been found.
    • Actor Alec Baldwin accidentally kills cinematographer Halyna Hutchins with a prop firearm.
  • October 24, 2021:
    • Actor James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on the sitcom Friends, passes away from cancer at the age of 59.
    • Soccer: Liverpool thrash Manchester United 5-0 at Old Trafford.
    • The online virtual world "ourWorld" is shut down.
  • October 28, 2021:
    • Facebook rebrands itself as Meta.
    • Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker announce their engagement.
  • October 29, 2021: It is announced that Jake Paul will be fighting Tommy Fury in a boxing match.
  • October 31, 2021: The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) begins in Scotland.
  • November 1, 2021:
    • Soccer: Tottenham Hotspur sack manager Nuno Espírito Santo.
    • A "rug pull" scam wipes $2 million off the value of an unsanctioned cryptocurrency called SQUID Game.
  • November 2, 2021:
    • Soccer: Antonio Conte is announced as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
    • The trial of Kyle Rittenhouse for murder begins in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
  • November 3, 2021:
    • Missing four-year-old Cleo Smith is found alive and well at a house in Carnarvon, Australia.
    • Former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are charged with fraud in Switzerland.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 5, 2021, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 5, 2021 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Television shows

Television shows in October 2021

Television shows that people were watching in October 2021:

Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
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
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in October 2021

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

The Ghost and Molly McGee
The Ghost and Molly McGee
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
Toys

Toys in 2021

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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 October 2021.

FIFA 22 2021
FIFA 22
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
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 October 5.

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof

Singer
Born on October 5, 1951
He turned 70 on this day in 2021.

Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac

Actor / Comedian Deceased
Born on October 5, 1957
He was not alive on this date.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist
Born on October 5, 1958
He turned 63 on this day in 2021.

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce

Actor
Born on October 5, 1967
He turned 54 on this day in 2021.

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet

Actress
Born on October 5, 1975
She turned 46 on this day in 2021.

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg

Actor
Born on October 5, 1983
He turned 38 on this day in 2021.

Nicola Roberts

Nicola Roberts

Girls Aloud
Born on October 5, 1985
She turned 36 on this day in 2021.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on October 5, 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 October 5, 2021 was most likely conceived around January 12, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 5, 2021 is close to June 28, 2022.

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Stats for October 5, 2021

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about October 5, 2021:

  • 989 days have passed since this date.
  • 141 weeks have passed.
  • 85,449,600 seconds have passed since October 5, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 99,691,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 44,091,993,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 14,241,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 7,348,666 steps. That's roughly 3,266 miles.
  • 1,025,395 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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