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December 5, 2021

December 5, 2021, was a Sunday. It was 2 years, 7 months, and 18 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on December 5, 2021?

  • Former US presidential candidate and Senate leader Bob Dole dies at the age of 98.
Song charts

Music charts

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

  • United States: "Easy on Me" by Adele
  • 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 at the box office

The movie "Encanto" was at the top of the box office on December 5, 2021.

Facts

This date occurred 962 days ago. Approximately 32 months have passed. It was the 339th day of 2021, in week 48. The decade was the 2020s. There were only 26 days left in the year. 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 December 5, 2021

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is December 5, 2021, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.

The Christmas season of 2021 has begun. The song "Easy on Me" by Adele is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Encanto 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 "You", "The Witcher", "Ted Lasso", and "Only Murders in the Building". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as John Madden, Betty White, Bob Saget, and Meat Loaf would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "FIFA 22", "Far Cry 6", "Call of Duty: Vanguard", and "Forza Horizon 5". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Bunk'd", "Raven's Home", "Danger Force", 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 December 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 December 5, 2021.

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Events

What happened around this time?

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

  • 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.
  • November 29, 2021:
    • The trial of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell for sex trafficking begins in New York.
    • Japan closes its borders due to the new Omicron variant of Covid-19.
    • Soccer: Manchester United announce the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager.
    • Lionel Messi is awarded the 2020 Ballon d'Or.
  • November 30, 2021:
    • Four students are killed in a high school shooting in the Oxford Township of Michigan.
    • Barbados becomes a republic.
    • UK media outlets begin to report that a restrictions-breaking staff Christmas party was held in Number 10 Downing Street on December 18, 2020.
  • December 3, 2021: The parents of high school shooter Ethan Crumbley fail to appear on charges of involuntary manslaughter.
  • December 4, 2021:
    • The price of Bitcoin drops by over 20%.
    • The parents of high school shooter Ethan Crumbley are arrested in Detroit.
  • This date: December 5, 2021
  • December 6, 2021: Tommy Fury pulls out of his fight with Jake Paul due to a bacterial chest infection and a broken rib.
  • December 7, 2021:
    • ITV airs leaked footage of former Downing Street press secretary Allegra Stratton joking about a restrictions-breaking staff Christmas party.
    • Storm Barra hits Ireland.
    • Kellogg announces that it will be permanently replacing striking workers in Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • December 8, 2021:
    • Angela Merkel steps down as the Chancellor of Germany after 16 years.
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new "Plan B" restrictions in an effort to control the rise of Omicron cases.
    • US president Joe Biden and Russian president Vladimir Putin hold a virtual summit about Russia's buildup of troops near the Ukrainian border.
    • The video game "Halo Infinite" is released.
  • December 9, 2021:
    • Former American football player Demaryius Thomas is found dead at his home.
    • Ukrainian defense officials say that Russia has increased its troop numbers near their border.
    • A serious Java vulnerability is discovered in log4j.
    • 55 people are killed after a freight truck smuggling migrants overturns in Chiapas, Mexico.
    • The WWE releases Jeff Hardy from his contract.
  • December 10, 2021:
    • A court rules that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited from the UK to the US.
    • Monkees singer Michael Nesmith dies at the age of 78.
    • The film "Don't Look Up" is released.
  • December 11, 2021:
    • Tornadoes kill 80 people in six US states and leave dozens missing.
    • A photograph of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson breaching Covid regulations by hosting a quiz is published online.
    • Charles Oliveira defeats Dustin Poirier at UFC 269.
  • December 12, 2021: English actor Danny Miller wins the 2021 season of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 13, 2021:
    • The United Kingdom records the first publicly confirmed death from Omicron.
    • English social-media influencer Molly-Mae Hague makes a series of controversial comments about poverty and wealth inequality.
  • December 16, 2021:
    • The United Kingdom reports a new daily record of Covid-19 cases.
    • Five children die in Tasmania, Australia, after a gust of wind blows their bouncy castle into the air.
  • December 17, 2021:
    • The Marvel film "Spider-Man: No Way Home" is released in movie theaters.
    • Covid-19: Ireland announces that all pubs, movie theaters and restaurants will close at 8pm.
  • December 18, 2021:
    • The Netherlands goes into a strict lockdown in an attempt to contain the Omicron variant.
    • Boxing: Jake Paul knocks out Tyron Woodley in the sixth round.
    • Britain's Brexit minister David Frost resigns over concerns about the government's coronavirus measures and tax rises.
    • Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
    • London Mayor Sadiq Khan declares a "major incident" due to the rapid spread of Omicron.
  • December 19, 2021:
    • More than 375 people are reported dead after a typhoon hits the Philippines.
    • Left-wing candidate Gabriel Boric is elected as the new President of Chile.
  • December 20, 2021: It is reported that Dua Lipa has ended her relationship with boyfriend Anwar Hadid.
  • December 22, 2021: The film "The Matrix Resurrections" is released in movie theaters.
  • December 25, 2021: NASA launches the James Webb Space Telescope.
  • December 26, 2021: South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies at the age of 90.
  • December 28, 2021: NFL coach and sportscaster John Madden passes away at the age of 85.
  • December 29, 2021:
    • Ghislaine Maxwell is found guilty of sex trafficking crimes.
    • The World Health Organization warns that a "tsunami" of Omicron cases may overwhelm health systems across the world.
    • The United States, France and Denmark report new daily records of Covid cases.
  • December 30, 2021: Soccer: Romelu Lukaku tells Sky Sport Italia that he is not happy at Chelsea.
  • December 31, 2021:
    • Actress Betty White passes away at the age of 99.
    • Britain's official statistics body estimates that 1 in 15 people in London have Covid-19.
  • January 2, 2022:
    • The personal Twitter account of US congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is permanently suspended.
    • Protests begin in Kazakhstan over fuel prices, corruption and economic inequality.
  • January 3, 2022:
    • Disgraced biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes is found guilty of defrauding investors and wire fraud.
    • Biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes is sentenced to 11 years and 3 months in prison for defrauding investors and wire fraud.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 5, 2021, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 5, 2021 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Television shows

Television shows in December 2021

Television shows that people were watching in December 2021:

The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
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
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in December 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
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
The Loud House
The Loud House
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 December 2021.

Wordle 2021
Wordle
Battlefield 2042 2021
Battlefield 2042
Forza Horizon 5 2021
Forza Horizon 5
Call of Duty: Vanguard 2021
Call of Duty: Vanguard
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
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 5.

Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Business magnate Deceased
Born on December 5, 1901
He was not alive on this date.

Little Richard

Little Richard

Musician Deceased
Born on December 5, 1932
He was not alive on this date.

Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan

English snooker player
Born on December 5, 1975
He turned 46 on this day in 2021.

Frankie Muniz

Frankie Muniz

Actor
Born on December 5, 1985
He turned 36 on this day in 2021.

Ross Bagley

Ross Bagley

Actor
Born on December 5, 1988
He turned 33 on this day in 2021.

Jules LeBlanc

Jules LeBlanc

American YouTuber
Born on December 5, 2004
She turned 17 on this day in 2021.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on December 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 December 5, 2021 was most likely conceived around March 14, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 5, 2021 is close to August 28, 2022.

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Stats for December 5, 2021

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about December 5, 2021:

  • 962 days have passed since this date.
  • 137 weeks have passed.
  • 83,113,200 seconds have passed since December 5, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 96,965,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 42,886,411,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 13,852,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 7,147,735 steps. That's roughly 3,177 miles.
  • 997,358 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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