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October 29, 2021

October 29, 2021, was a Friday. It was 2 years, 8 months, and 26 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on October 29, 2021:

  • It is announced that Jake Paul will be fighting Tommy Fury in a boxing match.
Song charts

Popular songs

On October 29, 2021, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Industry Baby" by Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow
  • United Kingdom: "Easy on Me" by Adele
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

The top movie on this day was "Dune".

Facts

This date occurred 999 days ago. Approximately 33 months have passed. It was the 302nd day of 2021, in week 43. 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 October 29, 2021

Let's go back to the 2020s.

The date is October 29, 2021, and it's a Friday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Scorpio. 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. Halloween 2021 is just days away. People are watching horror movies and thinking about which costume they are going to wear. Others are organizing parties.

In America, the song "Industry Baby" by Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow is at the top of the singles charts, while "Easy on Me" by Adele is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Dune 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 "This Is Us", "Big Little Lies", "Barry", and "The Mandalorian". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Young Dolph, Virgil Abloh, John Madden, and Betty White would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "Assassin's Creed Valhalla", "It Takes Two", and "Returnal".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Bunk'd", "Baby Shark's Big Show!", and "The Ghost and Molly McGee". 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 29, 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

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 29, 2021.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: October 29, 2021
  • 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.
  • November 15, 2021:
    • Iraq begins to repatriate citizens stuck on the border between Poland and Belarus.
    • Austria begins a lockdown for people who are not vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • November 17, 2021:
    • Singers Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes announce their decision to end their relationship.
    • Rapper Young Dolph is shot dead outside of a store in Memphis, Tennessee.
    • Amazon announces that it will no longer accept payments from Visa credit cards in the UK due to high post-Brexit transaction fees.
    • The second season of Tiger King is released on Netflix.
  • November 19, 2021:
    • Adele releases her album "30".
    • Austria imposes a national 20-day lockdown and announces that it will be making vaccinations mandatory.
    • It is officially announced that Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson are dating.
    • Kyle Rittenhouse is found not guilty of murder.
    • The game "Battlefield 2042" is released.
    • The film "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" is released.
  • November 21, 2021:
    • Soccer: Manchester United sack Ole Gunnar Solskjær following a disastrous 4-1 defeat against Watford.
    • Six people are killed after a car crashes into the annual Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
  • November 22, 2021: A new Covid variant called Omicron (B.1.1.529) is identified.
  • November 24, 2021:
    • Scientists warn that the new Covid variant Omicron (B.1.1.529) has a high number of mutations.
    • 27 migrants die after their inflatable dinghy capsizes in the English Channel.
  • November 26, 2021:
    • The European Union announces that it will ban air travel from South Africa due to a 'deeply concerning' new Covid variant.
    • Belters Only release their song "Make Me Feel Good".
  • November 27, 2021: The United Kingdom, Germany and Belgium identify cases of the new Covid variant Omicron.
  • November 28, 2021: American fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies from cancer at the age of 41.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 29, 2021, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 29, 2021 falls under the Snake.
  • 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

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

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

If you were a kid on October 29, 2021, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

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

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 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 29.

Joseph Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels

Nazi politician Deceased
Born on October 29, 1897
He was not alive on this date.

Bob Ross

Bob Ross

American painter Deceased
Born on October 29, 1942
He was not alive on this date.

Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder

Actress
Born on October 29, 1971
She turned 50 on this day in 2021.

Johnny Lewis

Johnny Lewis

Actor Deceased
Born on October 29, 1983
He was not alive on this date.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on October 29:

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on October 29, 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 29, 2021 was most likely conceived around February 5, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 29, 2021 is close to July 22, 2022.

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Stats for October 29, 2021

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about October 29, 2021:

  • 999 days have passed since this date.
  • 142 weeks have passed.
  • 86,313,600 seconds have passed since October 29, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 100,699,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 44,537,817,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 14,385,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 7,422,970 steps. That's roughly 3,299 miles.
  • 1,035,763 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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