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February 17, 2023

February 17, 2023, was a Friday. It was the 48th day of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

1 year and 16 days have passed since February 17, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on February 17, 2023:

  • The superhero film "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania" is released.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on February 17, 2023:

  • United States: "Flowers" by Miley Cyrus
  • United Kingdom: "Flowers" by Miley Cyrus

Top movie

The movie "Magic Mike's Last Dance" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 382 days ago. Approximately 13 months have passed. It was the 48th day of 2023, in week 07. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now one year old. We have gone through approximately 4 seasons of weather since this date.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around February 17, 2023.

  • January 18, 2023:
    • Singer and guitarist David Crosby dies at the age of 81.
    • Microsoft announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs.
    • Ukrainian Internal Affairs minister Denys Monastyrsky and nine other people are killed in a helicopter crash in Brovary, Ukraine.
  • January 19, 2023:
    • Jacinda Ardern announces that she will be resigning as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
    • Actor Alec Baldwin is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to the Rust shooting incident.
    • Protests begin in France over government proposals to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 years old.
  • January 20, 2023:
    • Google's parent company, Alphabet, announces plans to cut 12,000 jobs.
    • Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves is arrested on charges of sexual assault.
  • January 21, 2023: Ten people are killed during a mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park, California.
  • January 23, 2023:
    • Soccer: Everton sack Frank Lampard.
    • Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal is arrested over his ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
    • Seven people are killed during a mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California.
  • January 24, 2023: Adult Swim ends its relationship with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland following news that he was arrested for domestic abuse in 2020.
  • January 25, 2023:
    • Germany confirms that it will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
    • Chris Hipkins becomes the new Prime Minister of New Zealand.
    • The United States confirms that it is sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.
    • Actress Cynthia Jane Williams passes away at the age of 75.
  • January 26, 2023: Five Memphis police officers are charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols.
  • January 27, 2023:
    • The video game "Dead Space" (remake) is released.
    • Video footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols is released to the public.
    • 45-year-old Nicola Bulley goes missing in St. Michael's on Wyre in Lancashire, England.
  • January 28, 2023: WWE: Cody Rhodes wins the 2023 Royal Rumble.
  • January 31, 2023: Soccer: Enzo Fernández joins Chelsea from Benfica.
  • February 1, 2023: A Chinese surveillance balloon is spotted flying over the United States.
  • February 3, 2023:
    • The video game "Dead Island 2" is released.
    • A freight train carrying vinyl chloride derails in East Palestine, Ohio.
    • PinkPantheress and Ice Spice release the song "Boy's a liar Pt. 2".
  • February 4, 2023: The United States shoots down a Chinese surveillance balloon that had been flying over the country for 8 days.
  • February 5, 2023:
    • Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, dies at the age of 79.
    • "About Damn Time" by Lizzo wins Record of the Year at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards.
  • February 6, 2023:
    • 47,000 people are killed after two earthquakes strike Turkey and Syria.
    • Soccer: The Premier League charges Manchester City with more than 100 breaches of financial rules.
    • Ohio train derailment: All residents within a 1-by-2-mile radius are forced to evacuate.
    • Morgan Wallen releases the song "Last Night".
  • February 7, 2023: LeBron James breaks the NBA all-time scoring record.
  • February 9, 2023: Shares in Alphabet fall after Google's new AI chatbot Bard gets an answer wrong.
  • February 10, 2023:
    • The video game "Hogwarts Legacy" is released.
    • The United States shoots down a car-sized UFO flying above Alaska.
    • British singer Mae Stephens releases her song "If We Ever Broke Up".
  • February 11, 2023:
    • NORAD shoots down an unidentified flying object that violated Canadian airspace.
    • Sam Smith raises eyebrows after he attends the 2023 Brit Awards in an inflated latex outfit.
    • Brianna Ghey (16) is murdered in Cheshire, England.
  • February 12, 2023:
    • Super Bowl LVII: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, and Rihanna performs at the halftime show.
    • Rihanna reveals that she is pregnant again.
    • De La Soul co-founder, Trugoy the Dove (David Jude Jolicoeur), dies at the age of 54.
    • The United States shoots down an unidentified flying object over Lake Huron in Michigan.
    • Cyclone Gabrielle hits New Zealand.
  • February 13, 2023: Three students are killed during a mass shooting at Michigan State University.
  • February 14, 2023: Microsoft permanently disables Internet Explorer.
  • February 15, 2023:
    • American actress Raquel Welch dies at the age of 82.
    • Nicola Sturgeon announces that she will be resigning as the first minister of Scotland.
    • 42 people are killed after a bus crashes in the Gualaca District in Panama.
  • February 16, 2023:
    • The family of actor Bruce Willis announce that he has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.
    • US Senator John Fetterman checks into hospital with clinical depression.
  • This date: February 17, 2023
  • February 18, 2023: The body of Ghana soccer player Christian Atsu is pulled from the debris of the Turkey earthquake.
  • February 19, 2023:
    • Actor Richard Belzer dies at the age of 78.
    • The body of missing woman Nicola Bulley is found in the River Wyre.
    • Meta launches a subscription service called "Meta Verified" for Facebook and Instagram.
  • February 20, 2023: US President Joe Biden makes a surprise visit to Ukraine.
  • February 21, 2023: Andrew Tate's detention in Romania is extended for another 30 days.
  • February 23, 2023:
    • English football commentator John Motson dies at the age of 77.
    • Internet drama: Selena Gomez announces that she is taking a break from social media amid reports that she is feuding with Hailey Bieber and Kylie Jenner.
  • February 25, 2023: Hundreds of US newspapers drop the "Dilbert" cartoon after its creator, Scott Adams, posts a racist rant on YouTube.
  • February 26, 2023:
    • Boxing: Tommy Fury defeats Jake Paul by split decision in Saudi Arabia.
    • Partisans destroy a Russian surveillance plane in Belarus.
    • 63 migrants die after their boat sinks off the coast of Italy.
  • February 27, 2023:
    • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs a bill that gives him control of Walt Disney World's self-governing district.
    • The White House gives agencies 30 days to remove TikTok from federal-owned devices.
  • March 1, 2023: 57 people are killed after two trains collide in Greece.
  • March 3, 2023:
    • The boxing movie "Creed III" is released.
    • South Carolina: Alex Murdaugh is found guilty of murdering his wife and son.
    • It is reported that US President Joe Biden had a cancerous lesion removed from his chest.
    • Four American citizens are kidnapped by cartel members in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
  • March 4, 2023: Jon Jones defeats Ciryl Gane at UFC 285.
  • March 5, 2023:
    • Soccer: Liverpool thrash Manchester United 7-0.
    • Lynyrd Skynyrd cofounder Gary Rossington dies at the age of 71.
  • March 6, 2023: Twitter suffers a major outage that prevents users from viewing images or clicking on links.
  • March 7, 2023:
    • Elon Musk apologizes for firing a Twitter employee and making remarks about his disability.
    • Four kidnapped Americans (two dead, one injured, and one unharmed) are located by security forces in El Tecolote, Mexico.
  • March 8, 2023: Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is hospitalized following a fall.
  • March 9, 2023:
    • Seven people are shot dead at a Jehovah's Witness center in Hamburg, Germany.
    • English astrologer Mystic Meg dies at the age of 80.
  • March 10, 2023:
    • Xi Jinping secures an unprecedented third term as China's president.
    • The BBC forces Gary Lineker to take a step back from his role as a "Match of the Day" presenter due to political remarks he made on social media.
    • Silicon Valley Bank is shut down by regulators following a bank run on its deposits.
    • The film "Scream VI" is released.
    • Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding release the song "Miracle".
  • March 12, 2023:
    • 95th Academy Awards: "Everything Everywhere All at Once" wins Best Picture, Brendan Fraser wins Best Actor, and Michelle Yeoh wins Best Actress.
    • US regulators close New York-based Signature Bank due to a "systemic risk".
  • March 13, 2023: Convicted pedophile Gary Glitter is returned to prison for breaching his release licence conditions.
  • March 14, 2023:
    • Australia announces that it is purchasing five US nuclear submarines.
    • China decides to reopen its borders to tourists following a three-year halt.
    • Meta confirms that it is cutting 10,000 more jobs.
    • The US military accuses Russian Su-27 fighters of intercepting an unmanned MQ-9 Reaper over international waters.
  • March 15, 2023: The FBI arrests exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui on suspicion of fraud.
  • March 16, 2023: French President Emmanuel Macron uses special constitutional powers to push his plan of raising the retirement age through the lower house.
  • March 17, 2023:
    • The film "Shazam! Fury of the Gods" is released.
    • The video game "WWE 2K23" is released.
    • Actor Lance Reddick dies at the age of 60.
    • The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for alleged war crimes.
    • Taylor Swift begins her "The Eras Tour".
  • March 18, 2023:
    • Former US President Donald Trump tells his social media followers that he expects to be arrested on Tuesday.
    • Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signs a law banning abortion pills.
    • French pension protests: Uncollected trash in Paris mounts to 10,000 tonnes due to strikes.
    • Rugby: Ireland win the Six Nations and their first Grand Slam in Dublin.
  • March 19, 2023:
    • Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan is charged with terrorism.
    • It is announced that UBS will be buying the troubled Credit Suisse bank for over $2 billion.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 17, 2023, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 17, 2023 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.
Toys

Toys in 2023

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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 February 17.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Basketball player
Born on February 17, 1963
He turned 60 on this day in 2023.

Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong

Green Day
Born on February 17, 1972
He turned 51 on this day in 2023.

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

Socialite
Born on February 17, 1981
She turned 42 on this day in 2023.

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Singer
Born on February 17, 1991
He turned 32 on this day in 2023.

Jeremy Allen White

Jeremy Allen White

Actor
Born on February 17, 1991
He turned 32 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on February 17, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak 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 February 17, 2023 was most likely conceived around May 27, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 17, 2023 is close to November 10, 2023.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about February 17, 2023:

  • 382 days have passed since this date.
  • 54 weeks have passed.
  • 33,004,800 seconds have passed since February 17, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 38,505,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 17,030,476,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 5,500,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 2,838,413 steps. That's roughly 1,262 miles!
  • Since this date, 396,058 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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