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July 21, 2022

July 21, 2022, was a Thursday. It was the 202nd day of 2022. The decade was the 2020s.

1 years, 7 months, and 11 days have passed since July 21, 2022.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on July 21, 2022:

  • US President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19.
  • Luude and Mattafix release the song "Big City Life".
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 21, 2022:

  • United States: "As It Was" by Harry Styles
  • United Kingdom: "Afraid to Feel" by LF System
Play the top singles from 2022
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2022.

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Thor: Love and Thunder".

Facts

This date occurred 589 days ago. Approximately 20 months have passed. It was the 202nd day of 2022, in week 29. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now one year old. 7 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to July 21, 2022

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is July 21, 2022, and it's a Thursday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Cancer. The summer of 2022 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September.

In America, the song "As It Was" by Harry Styles is at the top of the singles charts, while "Afraid to Feel" by LF System is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Thor: Love and Thunder 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 "Grey's Anatomy", "The Walking Dead", "Better Call Saul", and "Stranger Things". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Paul Sorvino, Olivia Newton-John, Anne Heche, and Mikhail Gorbachev would all still be alive. 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 July 21, 2022.

  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year

    The song "About Damn Time" by Lizzo won a Grammy for 2022's Record of the Year.
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once.

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    The film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2022.
  • 2022 in movies.

    2022 in movies

    Movies released in 2022 included The Batman, The Lost City, Morbius, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World Dominion, Elvis, Minions: The Rise of Gru, Black Adam, Avatar: The Way of Water, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
  • Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Volodymyr Zelensky

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was named Time Person of the Year in 2022.
  • 2022 in music.

    2022 in music

    The music charts in 2022 were dominated by artists such as Glass Animals, Lizzo, Harry Styles, The Kid Laroi, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Jack Harlow, Latto, Justin Bieber, and Lil Nas X.
  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players

    The best NBA players in 2022 were Nikola Jokić, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul, and Luka Dončić.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2022 were Karim Benzema, Sadio Mané, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé, Thibaut Courtois, Vinícius Júnior, Luka Modrić, and Erling Haaland.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 21, 2022.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around July 21, 2022.

  • June 21, 2022:
    • Britain's largest rail strike in 30 years takes place.
    • Beyonce releases her single "Break My Soul".
  • June 22, 2022:
    • Rap artist Lil Tjay is shot multiple times in New Jersey.
    • Khaby Lame becomes the most-followed person on TikTok.
  • June 23, 2022: Ukraine and Moldova are accepted as candidates to join the European Union.
  • June 24, 2022:
    • The US Supreme Court overturns "Roe v Wade" and ends the constitutional right to abortion.
    • The horror film "The Black Phone" is released.
  • June 26, 2022: The Colorado Avalanche win the Stanley Cup Finals.
  • June 27, 2022:
    • The bodies of 46 migrants are found in the back of a trailer near San Antonio, Texas.
    • A Russian missile strike kills at least people at a shopping mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine.
  • June 28, 2022:
    • It is alleged that former US President Donald Trump attacked a Secret Service agent after they refused to bring him to the Capitol Hill riot on January 6th, 2021.
    • Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking.
  • June 29, 2022: R&B singer R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years in prison for multiple sex crimes.
  • June 30, 2022:
    • Russia withdraws troops from Snake Island following heavy bombardment.
    • The PC version of the MMORPG video game "TERA" is shut down.
  • July 1, 2022:
    • The second volume of Stranger Things, Season 4, is released on Netflix.
    • The film "Minions: The Rise of Gru" is released in movie theaters.
    • Viral trend: Groups of teenagers wearing suits begin to attend the new Minions movie.
    • It is reported that popular Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade has died from cancer at the age of 23.
  • July 2, 2022: It is reported that a restraining order has been filed against Latin singer Ricky Martin.
  • July 3, 2022:
    • Several people are killed in an avalanche in the Italian Alps.
    • Three people are killed during a mass shooting at the Field's shopping mall in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • July 4, 2022: 7 people are killed after a gunman opens fire at a "July 4th" parade in Highland Park, Illinois.
  • July 5, 2022:
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson admits that he previously received reports of sexual misconduct about Deputy Chief Whip Chris Pincher.
    • UK politics: Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Chancellor Rishi Sunak resign following Boris Johnson's admission that he knew about allegations concerning Chris Pincher.
  • July 6, 2022: Actor James Caan, who starred in The Godfather (1972) and Elf (2003), passes away at the age of 82.
  • July 7, 2022:
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces that he will be stepping down in October after more than 50 MPs resign from his government.
    • Derek Chauvin is sentenced to 21 years in prison for violating the civil rights of George Floyd.
  • July 8, 2022:
    • Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is shot dead while delivering a campaign speech in Nara.
    • Elon Musk states that he is terminating his acquisition of Twitter.
    • US President Joe Biden signs an executive order on access to reproductive health care services in response to the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe vs. Wade.
    • It is reported that WWE CEO Vince McMahon paid $12 million in "hush money" to four women who accused him of sexual misconduct and infidelity.
    • Actor Tony Sirico, who portrayed Paulie Walnuts in the crime drama "The Sopranos", passes away at the age of 79.
    • The movie "Thor: Love and Thunder" is released.
  • July 9, 2022:
    • Sri Lanka's president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, announces his resignation after thousands of protesters storm his residence and force him to flee.
    • Canada experiences a massive mobile and Internet outage.
  • July 11, 2022: NASA releases the first image from the James Webb Space Telescope.
  • July 12, 2022:
    • The Euro strikes parity with the US Dollar.
    • Twitter sues Elon Musk in an attempt to force him to complete his $44 billion acquisition.
  • July 13, 2022:
    • A judge denies Amber Heard's appeal for a new defamation trial.
    • It is reported that inflation in the United States rose 9.1% in June.
  • July 14, 2022:
    • Actor Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to sexual assault.
    • Donald Trump's first wife, Ivana Trump, dies after after falling down the stairs.
  • July 15, 2022:
    • The action thriller "The Gray Man" is released in movie theaters.
    • The mystery drama film "Where the Crawdads Sing" is released.
  • July 19, 2022:
    • 17 US politicians are arrested at an abortion rights protest outside of the Supreme Court.
    • The United Kingdom experiences a record temperature of 40.2°C.
  • This date: July 21, 2022
  • July 22, 2022:
    • The sci-fi horror film "Nope" is released.
    • Vince McMahon steps down as the CEO of the WWE.
  • July 25, 2022:
    • Northern Ireland politician David Trimble, who was one of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement, passes away at the age of 77.
    • Goodfellas actor Paul Sorvino passes away at the age of 83.
    • The defamation trial between conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and the parents of the Sandy Hook shooting victims begins in Austin, Texas.
  • July 28, 2022:
    • A rumor about Prince William having an affair goes viral on social media.
    • The Australian soap opera "Neighbours" comes to an end after 37 years.
  • July 29, 2022:
    • Beyonce releases her album "Renaissance".
    • The animated film "DC League of Super-Pets" is released.
    • Prosecutors in Spain say that they will be seeking an 8-year prison sentence for singer Shakira for alleged tax fraud.
  • July 30, 2022:
    • Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy loses her libel trial against Coleen Rooney.
    • US President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19 for the second time.
    • Pope Francis admits that he needs to "slow down" or retire.
    • A teenager is killed and four people are critically injured after they are stabbed by a man while tubing on a Wisconsin river.
    • A report claims that Prince Charles accepted £1m from the family of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden.
  • July 31, 2022: Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is killed in a drone strike.
  • August 1, 2022: Ekin-Su Culculoglu and Davide Sanclimenti are crowned as the winners of Love Island 2022.
  • August 2, 2022:
    • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrives in Taiwan despite warnings from China that the US will "pay the price" for the visit.
    • Voters in Kansas protect abortion rights by rejecting measures that would have allowed the state legislature to tighten abortion restrictions.
  • August 3, 2022:
    • China begins to hold military drills in six zones surrounding Taiwan.
    • Warner Brothers decides to scrap the movie Batgirl.
  • August 4, 2022: WNBA star Brittney Griner is found guilty of drugs charges in Russia and sentenced to nine years in prison.
  • August 5, 2022:
    • The action-comedy film "Bullet Train", starring Brad Pitt, is released in movie theaters.
    • The sci-fi film "Prey" is released.
    • It is announced that Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson have ended their relationship after nine months.
    • Indiana passes a bill to restrict abortion access.
    • A court orders Alex Jones to pay $49 million in damages over Sandy Hook hoax claims.
    • Actress Anne Heche crashes into a house and suffers severe burns.
  • August 8, 2022:
    • Singer and Grease actress Olivia Newton-John passes away at the age of 73.
    • The FBI raids Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago residence in search of classified documents.
  • August 11, 2022:
    • It is reported that actress Ann Heche is not expected to survive due to a serious brain injury that she suffered in a car crash the previous week.
    • An off-duty Virginia police officer who stormed the US Capitol in Washington DC is sentenced to more than seven years in prison.
    • US Attorney General Merrick Garland states that he personally approved the search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.
  • August 12, 2022:
    • It is reported that actress Anne Heche has died at the age of 53.
    • Author Sir Salman Rushdie is stabbed while giving a lecture in New Yok.
    • 10 people are killed during a mass shooting in Cetinje, Montenegro.
  • August 14, 2022: More than 40 people lose their lives after a fire rips through a Coptic Christian church in Cairo, Egypt.
  • August 15, 2022: The finale of "Better Call Saul" is aired on television.
  • August 19, 2022:
    • Internet personality Andrew Tate is banned from Facebook and Instagram.
    • Soccer: Casemiro joins Manchester United from Real Madrid.
  • August 20, 2022:
    • Boxing: Oleksandr Usyk defeats Anthony Joshua by split decision.
    • UFC: Leon Edwards knocks out Kamaru Usman to win the welterweight title.
    • Darya Dugina, the daughter of a far-right Russian ideologue, Alexander Dugin, is killed in a car bombing outside of Moscow.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 21, 2022, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 21, 2022 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.
Television shows

Television shows in July 2022

People in July 2022 were watching the following TV series:

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Toys

Toys in 2022

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
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 21.

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Author Deceased
Born on July 21, 1899
He was not alive on this date.

Ken Starr

Ken Starr

American lawyer Deceased
Born on July 21, 1946
He turned 76 on this day in 2022.

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Actor Deceased
Born on July 21, 1951
He was not alive on this date.

Josh Hartnett

Josh Hartnett

Actor
Born on July 21, 1978
He turned 44 on this day in 2022.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on July 21, 2022.

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 July 21, 2022 was most likely conceived around October 28, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 21, 2022 is close to April 13, 2023.

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Stats for July 21, 2022

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about July 21, 2022:

  • 589 days have passed since this date.
  • 84 weeks have passed.
  • 50,893,200 seconds have passed since July 21, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 59,375,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 26,260,891,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 8,482,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 4,376,815 steps. That's roughly 1,945 miles!
  • Since this date, 610,718 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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