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October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021, was a Friday. It was 2 years, 7 months, and 14 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

Notable events that occurred on 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".
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on October 15, 2021:

  • United States: "My Universe" by Coldplay and BTS
  • 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 "No Time to Die" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 957 days ago. Approximately 32 months have passed. It was the 288th day of 2021, in week 41. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 2 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 11 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to October 15, 2021

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is October 15, 2021, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

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 "My Universe" by Coldplay and BTS 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 No Time to Die 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 "Ozark", "Young Sheldon", "Barry", and "The White Lotus".

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 "Call of Duty: Warzone", "Hitman 3", "FIFA 22", and "Far Cry 6". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Paw Patrol", "The Adventures of Paddington", "The Owl House", and "Baby Shark's Big Show!".

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 15, 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 15, 2021.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 15, 2021.

  • 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.
  • October 5, 2021: Whistleblower Frances Haugen tells US Congress that Facebook fuels division, harms children and weakens democracy.
  • 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.
  • This date: October 15, 2021
  • 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.
  • November 5, 2021:
    • The first-person shooter game "Call of Duty: Vanguard" is released.
    • Eight people are crushed to death at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas.
    • Season 3 of "Narcos: Mexico" is released on Netflix.
    • ABBA release the album "Voyage".
  • November 6, 2021: UFC 268: Kamaru Usman defeats Colby Covington by unanimous decision.
  • November 7, 2021: Actor Dean Stockwell dies at the age of 85.
  • November 8, 2021: Irish banker Seán FitzPatrick dies at the age of 73.
  • November 9, 2021: The racing video game "Forza Horizon 5" is released.
  • November 11, 2021:
    • Former South African president F. W. de Klerk passes away at the age of 85.
    • Soccer: Steven Gerrard is announced as the new manager of Aston Villa.
    • "Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition" is released.
    • YouTube announces that it will be hiding dislikes from viewers.
  • November 12, 2021:
    • The 13-year-long conservatorship of pop singer Britney Spears is terminated by an LA judge.
    • The Netherlands imposes new lockdown measures after COVID-19 cases reach a new high.
  • November 13, 2021: Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky announces that Russia has amassed 100,000 troops near his country's borders.
  • November 14, 2021:
    • Queen Elizabeth misses the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London due to a sprained back.
    • One person is killed after a car explodes outside of a hospital in Liverpool, England.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 15, 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 15, 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

TV series on October 15, 2021

TV audiences were watching the following shows on October 15, 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.

Far Cry 6 2021
Far Cry 6
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
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 15.

Tanya Roberts

Tanya Roberts

Actress Deceased
Born on October 15, 1949
She was not alive on this date.

Tito Jackson

Tito Jackson

Musician
Born on October 15, 1953
He turned 68 on this day in 2021.

Dominic West

Dominic West

English actor
Born on October 15, 1969
He turned 52 on this day in 2021.

Andy Cole

Andy Cole

Soccer player
Born on October 15, 1971
He turned 50 on this day in 2021.

Mesut Özil

Mesut Özil

German soccer player
Born on October 15, 1988
He turned 33 on this day in 2021.

Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua

Boxer
Born on October 15, 1989
He turned 32 on this day in 2021.

Ncuti Gatwa

Ncuti Gatwa

Actor
Born on October 15, 1992
He turned 29 on this day in 2021.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on October 15, 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 15, 2021 was most likely conceived around January 22, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 15, 2021 is close to July 8, 2022.

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Stats for October 15, 2021

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about October 15, 2021:

  • 957 days have passed since this date.
  • 136 weeks have passed.
  • 82,684,800 seconds have passed since October 15, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 96,465,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 42,665,356,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 13,780,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 7,110,893 steps. That's roughly 3,160 miles.
  • 992,218 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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