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October 21, 2022

October 21, 2022, was a Friday. It was 1 years, 7 months, and 26 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on October 21, 2022:

  • Taylor Swift releases her song "Anti-Hero".
  • Meghan Trainor releases the single "Made You Look".
  • The black comedy film "The Banshees of Inisherin" is released.
  • The superhero film "Black Adam" is released.
  • Donald Trump's former advisor Steve Bannon is sentenced to four months in prison for contempt of Congress.
  • Canada prohibits new handgun sales.
  • It is reported that Ukrainian forces are continuing to put pressure on Russian positions in occupied Kherson.
Song charts

Top songs

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

  • United States: "Bad Habit" by Steve Lacy
  • United Kingdom: "Unholy" by Sam Smith and Kim Petras
Play the top singles from 2022
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2022.

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Halloween Ends".

Facts

This date occurred 604 days ago. Approximately 20 months have passed. It was the 294th day of 2022, in week 42. 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 October 21, 2022

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is October 21, 2022, and it's a Friday. Babies who are 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. Halloween 2022 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations.

In America, the song "Bad Habit" by Steve Lacy is at the top of the singles charts, while "Unholy" by Sam Smith and Kim Petras is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Halloween Ends is at the top of the box office. Liz Truss is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Bob's Burgers", "The Good Doctor", "You", and "Emily in Paris". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Leslie Jordan, Jerry Lee Lewis, Takeoff, and Aaron Carter would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Far Cry 6", "Horizon Forbidden West", "Elden Ring", and "The Last of Us Part I (Remake)".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Raven's Home", "Big City Greens", "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 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 October 21, 2022.

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Events

What happened around this time?

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

  • September 21, 2022:
    • The crime series "Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story", is released on Netflix.
    • Russian President Vladimir Putin announces partial military mobilization in the war in Ukraine.
    • More than 1,300 people are arrested during anti-mobilisation protests in Russia.
    • New York Attorney General Letitia James launches a fraud lawsuit against former US President Donald Trump and three of his children.
    • At least 8 people are killed during a crackdown against protests in Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini.
  • September 22, 2022: Sam Smith and Kim Petras release the song "Unholy".
  • September 23, 2022:
    • The psychological thriller film "Don't Worry Darling" is released.
    • Russia's annexation referendums begin in occupied Ukraine.
    • Military-aged men flee Russia following Putin's mobilisation order.
    • UK Prime Minister Liz Truss and finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng announce tax cuts and deregulation.
  • September 24, 2022: Mahsa Amini protests: It is reported that up to 35 people have been killed during protests in Iran.
  • September 25, 2022:
    • Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni and her "Brothers of Italy" party win the 2022 Italian general election.
    • Unsubstantiated rumors about a coup in China go viral on social media.
  • September 26, 2022:
    • A gunman kills 15 people at a school in the Russian city of Izhevsk.
    • NASA's DART spacecraft successfully collides with an asteroid.
    • EA Sports releases its last FIFA soccer game.
  • September 27, 2022:
    • It is reported that the Nord Stream pipelines have been ruptured by a possible sabotage operation.
    • The IMF calls on the United Kingdom to revise its "unfunded" tax cuts given its inflation pressures.
  • September 28, 2022:
    • The Bank of England launches an emergency bond-buying programme after UK borrowing costs begin to soar.
    • Rap star Coolio dies at the age of 59.
  • September 29, 2022: Hurricane Ian hits Florida.
  • September 30, 2022:
    • Hocus Pocus 2 is released on Disney+.
    • The psychological horror film "Smile" is released.
    • Russian President Vladimir Putin announces the annexation of four Ukrainian territories.
    • A search begins for 12-year-old Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett.
  • October 1, 2022:
    • Ukrainian forces recapture the city of Lyman.
    • More than 125 people are killed after a stampede occurs during a football game at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Indonesia.
  • October 3, 2022: Ukraine begins to break through Russia's defensive lines in the northeast of the Kherson region.
  • October 4, 2022:
    • The video game "Overwatch 2" is released.
    • North Korea fires an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan.
    • Elon Musk abandons his legal battle with Twitter by offering to buy the company for the originally agreed price of $44 billion.
  • October 5, 2022: Former WWE wrestler Sara Lee commits suicide at the age of 30.
  • October 6, 2022: A former police officer kills more than 30 people at a childcare facility in northeastern Thailand.
  • October 7, 2022:
    • The documentary "Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes" is released on Netflix.
    • Ten people are killed during a gas explosion at a petrol station in the Creeslough area of Donegal, Ireland.
    • Kanye West is banned from Instagram for posting anti-Jewish content.
  • October 8, 2022:
    • A powerful explosion damages the Kerch bridge between Crimea and Russia.
    • Russia responds to the attack on the Kerch bridge by launching dozens of missiles at civilian targets in Ukraine.
  • October 11, 2022:
    • "Murder, She Wrote" actress, Angela Lansbury, passes away at the age of 96.
    • Prosecutors in Baltimore drop murder charges against Adnan Syed over the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.
  • October 12, 2022:
    • Alex Jones is ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in damages to the Sandy Hook families.
    • Raye releases the song "Escapism".
  • October 13, 2022: Five people are killed when a 15-year-old gunman commits a mass shooting in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • October 14, 2022:
    • The horror film "Halloween Ends" is released.
    • Actor Robbie Coltrane, who portrayed Hagrid in the Harry Potter movie series, passes away at the age of 72.
    • UK Prime Minister Liz Truss sacks chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.
  • October 15, 2022:
    • 11 Russian soldiers are shot dead by two of their fellow volunteers.
    • Hailey Bieber and Selena Gomez are photographed together at the 2022 Academy Museum Gala.
  • October 16, 2022: Soccer: Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood is charged with rape.
  • October 17, 2022:
    • English rugby side "Wasps" are placed into administration.
    • Russia launches kamikaze drone strikes on Kyiv.
    • Kanye West agrees to buy the social network Parler.
    • Soccer: Karim Benzema wins the 2022 Ballon d'Or.
    • Comedian James Corden is banned from the Balthazar restaurant in New York City.
  • October 19, 2022:
    • Russia announces that it is evacuating civilians from the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson.
    • Russian President Vladimir Putin declares martial law in annexed Ukrainian regions.
  • October 20, 2022:
    • Liz Truss resigns as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after just six weeks in office.
    • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy claims that Russia is planning to blow up the Kakhovka hydroelectric dam.
  • This date: October 21, 2022
  • October 23, 2022: UK Politics: Boris Johnson drops out of the race to become Prime Minister.
  • October 24, 2022:
    • It is announced that Rishi Sunak will become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
    • Comedian and actor Leslie Jordan dies following a car crash at the age of 67.
  • October 25, 2022:
    • Rishi Sunak becomes the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
    • Adidas ends its partnership with Kanye West following the rapper's antisemitic remarks.
    • Russia's Security Council calls for the "desatanisation" of Ukraine.
  • October 26, 2022:
    • Rapper Kanye West is "escorted" out of a Skechers office after showing up unannounced.
    • Darrell Brooks is found guilty of killing six people with his SUV at a Christmas parade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    • Madame Tussauds in London announces that it has removed its wax figure of Kanye West from public view.
  • October 27, 2022: Shares of Meta tumble by 25% in response to Mark Zuckerberg's heavy spending on the metaverse.
  • October 28, 2022:
    • The video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II" (2022 remake) is released.
    • Elon Musk completes his takeover of Twitter.
    • Rihanna releases her song "Lift Me Up".
    • The husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is seriously assaulted at their home.
    • Rock 'n roll singer Jerry Lee Lewis dies at the age of 87.
    • The war film "All Quiet on the Western Front" is released on Netflix.
  • October 29, 2022:
    • At least 154 people are killed in a crowd crush during Halloween festivities in Seoul, South Korea.
    • Boxing: Jake Paul beats Anderson Silva on points.
    • Ukraine launches a drone attack against Russia's Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol.
    • English rugby player Levi Davis goes missing in Barcelona, Spain, following a suspected drowning.
  • October 30, 2022:
    • Inacio Lula da Silva defeats Jair Bolsonaro in the 2022 Brazilian presidential election.
    • At least 141 people are killed after a suspension bridge collapses in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
  • October 31, 2022:
    • Thousands of accounts are mistakenly suspended on Instagram.
    • The Washington Post reports that Twitter is planning on laying off 25% of its workforce.
    • Jair Bolsonaro's supporters begin to block roads in Brazil.
    • Indiana: Richard Allen is charged for the 2017 murders of Abigail Williams and Liberty German (Delphi murders).
  • November 1, 2022:
    • Rap star "Takeoff" is shot dead in Houston, Texas.
    • Elon Musk announces that Twitter will begin charging verified accounts $8 per month.
  • November 3, 2022:
    • Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is shot in the foot during a rally.
    • US basketball player Kyrie Irving is suspended by the Brooklyn Nets amid allegations of anti-Semitism.
  • November 4, 2022:
    • Elon Musk decides to fire half of Twitter's staff due to the platform losing $4 million per day.
    • Drake and 21 Savage release the song "Rich Flex".
  • November 5, 2022:
    • Singer Aaron Carter dies at the age of 34.
    • Baseball: The Houston Astros defeat the Philadelphia Phillies to win the 2022 World Series.
  • November 6, 2022: Twitter bans comedian Kathy Griffin for impersonating Elon Musk.
  • November 7, 2022: Soccer: News reports suggest that Liverpool FC has been put up for sale.
  • November 8, 2022:
    • The 2022 United States elections take place.
    • Bitcoin falls to a yearly low following a liquidity crisis at the cryptocurrency exchange FTX.
  • November 9, 2022:
    • The video game "God of War Ragnarök" is released.
    • Meta says it will lay off more than 11,000 employees.
    • Russia announces that it is withdrawing its troops from the Ukrainian city of Kherson.
    • Crypto prices plunge after Binance pulls out of a deal to buy FTX.
  • November 10, 2022: American actor Kevin Conroy dies from cancer at the age of 66.
  • November 11, 2022:
    • The superhero film "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" is released.
    • The city of Kherson is liberated by Ukraine.
    • The coming-of-age film "The Fabelmans" is released.
  • November 12, 2022: Six people are killed after two World War II–era aircraft crash at an airshow in Dallas, Texas.
  • November 13, 2022:
    • Former UFC fighter Anthony "Rumble" Johnson dies at the age of 38.
    • Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo tells Piers Morgan that he has been betrayed by Manchester United and is being forced out.
    • The Democrats are projected to take control of the US Senate.
    • Six people are killed by a terrorist bombing in Istanbul, Turkey.
    • Four University of Idaho students are stabbed to death in Moscow, Idaho.
  • November 15, 2022:
    • The Earth's population reaches 8 billion.
    • A stray Ukrainian missile hits Poland.
    • Former US President Donald Trump announces that he will launch a third campaign for the White House.
    • A series of anti-lockdown protests begin in China.
  • November 16, 2022:
    • The game "Warzone 2" is released.
    • The Republican Party wins a majority in the US House.
    • The film "The Wonder" is released on Netflix.
  • November 17, 2022:
    • Amazon begins mass layoffs.
    • Twitter closes its offices until Monday after a sizable number of employees decide to quit.
  • November 18, 2022:
    • It is unexpectedly announced that alcohol will not be served at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
    • Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde announce that they have split up.
    • The film Aftersun, starring Paul Mescal and Frankie Corio, is released in cinemas.
    • Biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes is sentenced to 11 years and 3 months in prison for defrauding investors and wire fraud.
  • November 19, 2022:
    • Elon Musk reinstates Donald Trump's Twitter account.
    • Five people are killed during a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs.
    • Power Rangers actor Jason David Frank commits suicide at the age of 49.
  • November 20, 2022:
    • The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar.
    • The series finale of The Walking Dead is aired on television.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 21, 2022, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 21, 2022 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 2022

People in October 2022 were watching the following TV series:

Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes
Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes
Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon
The Bear
The Bear
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
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
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in October 2022

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

Monster High
Monster High
The Tiny Chef Show
The Tiny Chef Show
Chibiverse
Chibiverse

Face's Music Party
Face's Music Party
The Villains of Valley View
The Villains of Valley View
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
The Owl House
The Owl House
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
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
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in October 2022.

A Plague Tale: Requiem 2022
A Plague Tale: Requiem
FIFA 23 2022
FIFA 23
The Last of Us Part I (Remake) 2022
The Last of Us Part I (Remake)
Stray 2022
Stray
Neon White 2022
Neon White
The Quarry 2022
The Quarry
Tunic 2022
Tunic
Gran Turismo 7 2022
Gran Turismo 7
Elden Ring 2022
Elden Ring
Horizon Forbidden West 2022
Horizon Forbidden West
Total War: Warhammer III 2022
Total War: Warhammer III
Sifu 2022
Sifu
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Judge Judy

Judge Judy

Judge / TV personality
Born on October 21, 1942
She turned 80 on this day in 2022.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister
Born on October 21, 1949
He turned 73 on this day in 2022.

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Actress Deceased
Born on October 21, 1956
She was not alive on this date.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Television personality
Born on October 21, 1980
She turned 42 on this day in 2022.

Doja Cat

Doja Cat

Rapper and singer
Born on October 21, 1995
She turned 27 on this day in 2022.

USA

US President

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

UK

UK Prime Minister

Liz Truss 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 21, 2022 was most likely conceived around January 28, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 21, 2022 is close to July 14, 2023.

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Stats for October 21, 2022

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about October 21, 2022:

  • 604 days have passed since this date.
  • 86 weeks have passed.
  • 52,185,600 seconds have passed since October 21, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 60,883,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 26,927,769,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 8,697,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 4,487,962 steps. That's roughly 1,995 miles.
  • 626,227 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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