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April 21, 2023

April 21, 2023, was a Friday. It was 1 year, 1 month, and 24 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on April 21, 2023:

  • The horror film "Evil Dead Rise" is released.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on April 21, 2023:

  • United States: "Last Night" by Morgan Wallen
  • United Kingdom: "Miracle" by Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "The Super Mario Bros. Movie".

Facts

This date occurred 421 days ago. Approximately 14 months have passed. It was the 111th day of 2023, in week 16. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now one year old. 5 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to April 21, 2023

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is April 21, 2023, and it's a Friday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Taurus. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2023 is drawing closer, and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song "Last Night" by Morgan Wallen is at the top of the singles charts, while "Miracle" by Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie The Super Mario Bros. Movie is at the top of the box office.

Rishi Sunak is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Bob's Burgers", "The Crown", "Young Sheldon", and "Euphoria". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Jerry Springer, Tina Turner, Sinéad O'Connor, and Paul Reubens would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "A Plague Tale: Requiem", "Marvel's Midnight Suns", "Dead Space (Remake)", and "Sons of the Forest". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Bubble Guppies", "Blaze and the Monster Machines", "The Adventures of Paddington", and "The Villains of Valley View". Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around April 21, 2023.

  • March 22, 2023:
    • A judge in Wyoming temporarily blocks the state's new ban on abortion.
    • The SEC charges Jake Paul, Lindsay Lohan, Ne-Yo, Soulja Boy, Lil Yachty, and three other celebrities for participating in an illegal crypto scheme.
    • Six people are killed in Maryland after a vehicle crashes into construction workers along the Baltimore beltway.
    • Soccer: German footballer Mesut Özil announces his retirement due to injuries.
  • March 23, 2023:
    • TikTok CEO Shou Chew testifies before Congress.
    • Ukraine claims that Russia's four-month-long assault in Bakhmut is losing steam and that a counterassault will occur soon.
    • Twitter announces that it is ending its "blue check" verification system.
    • One million people demonstrate against pension reforms in France.
  • March 24, 2023:
    • The action film "John Wick: Chapter 4" is released.
    • The remake version of the video game "Resident Evil 4" is released.
    • France bans TikTok and Twitter from government phones due to security concerns.
    • Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth announce that they are getting divorced.
    • At least 25 people are killed after a tornado and severe storms hit Mississippi.
    • Soccer: Thomas Tuchel is announced as the new manager of Bayern Munich.
  • March 25, 2023:
    • Kanye West states that he "likes Jewish people again" after watching Jonah Hill in 21 Jump Street.
    • An AI-generated image of the Pope wearing a white puffer jacket goes viral on social media.
  • March 26, 2023:
    • Harry Styles is spotted kissing Emily Ratajkowski.
    • NATO says that Russia's plans to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus are "dangerous and irresponsible".
    • Protesters block roads across Israel after Defense Minister Gallant is fired for opposing Netanyahu's judicial overhaul.
    • Soccer: Tottenham Hotspur sack manager Antonio Conte.
  • March 27, 2023:
    • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delays controversial plans to reform Israel's judiciary.
    • Six people, including three children, are killed during a mass shooting at the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • March 28, 2023:
    • MI5 raises the terror threat level in Northern Ireland to "severe", suggesting an attack is likely.
    • At least 39 people die after a fire breaks out at a migrant detention facility on the US-Mexico border.
    • Twitter restricts Marjorie Taylor Greene's account due to tweets she made about trans people and the Nashville shooting.
    • English TV star Paul O'Grady dies at the age of 67.
  • March 29, 2023: Pope Francis is hospitalized for a pulmonary infection.
  • March 30, 2023:
    • A grand jury in New York votes to indict former US president Donald Trump over hush money payments that he allegedly made in 2016.
    • Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is cleared of all fault during a high-profile skiing lawsuit.
    • Turkey's parliament ratifies Finland's NATO membership.
  • March 31, 2023: The adventure film "Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves" is released.
  • April 1, 2023:
    • WrestleMania 39: Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn defeat The Usos to win the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship.
    • A boycott on Anheuser-Busch products begins after the company does a sponsorship with transgender actress Dylan Mulvaney.
  • April 2, 2023:
    • Soccer: Brendan Rodgers is sacked by Leicester City.
    • Soccer: Graham Potter is sacked by Chelsea.
    • Russian military blogger Vladlen Tatarsky is killed by a bomb in Saint Petersburg.
    • Celebrities and news organizations state that they will not pay for Twitter's new blue tick.
    • Elon Musk attacks the New York Times after it says that it will not pay for Twitter's new verified subscription service.
    • WrestleMania 39: Roman Reigns defeats Cody Rhodes to retain the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship.
  • April 3, 2023:
    • The Russian paramilitary group Wagner claims that it has captured the city hall in Bakhmut.
    • Donald Trump flies to New York to face criminal charges for alleged hush money payments.
    • The WWE and the UFC's parent company, Endeavor, agree to merge.
  • April 4, 2023:
    • Finland formally joins NATO.
    • Former US President Donald Trump is formally arrested and charged with 34 felony counts of falsifying business records.
  • April 6, 2023:
    • Soccer: Frank Lampard is named as the caretaker manager of Chelsea.
    • Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is diagnosed with leukemia.
    • Robert De Niro (79) and his girlfriend, Tiffany Chen (45), have a daughter.
  • April 7, 2023:
    • The computer-animated film "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" is released.
    • Former S Club 7 member Paul Cattermole is found dead at his home at the age of 46.
    • It is revealed that the death of Coolio was caused by drugs.
    • Access to the abortion pill mifepristone is plunged into uncertainty in the US after two federal judges make conflicting rulings.
  • April 8, 2023: UFC 287: Israel Adesanya knocks out Alex Pereira.
  • April 9, 2023: Jon Rahm wins the 2023 Masters Tournament.
  • April 10, 2023: A bank employee shoots and kills five people at his workplace in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • April 11, 2023: Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu claims that China is getting ready to wage a war against his country.
  • April 12, 2023:
    • Warner Bros Discovery announces that it is creating a Harry Potter TV series.
    • NPR quits Twitter after its account is labelled as "government-funded".
  • April 13, 2023:
    • American airman Jack Teixeira is arrested at his home on suspicion of leaking classified documents.
    • 16-year-old Ralph Yarl is shot dead after ringing the wrong doorbell in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • April 14, 2023: The film "The Pope's Exorcist" is released.
  • April 15, 2023:
    • Germany switches off its last three nuclear reactors.
    • Four people are killed in a mass shooting at a birthday party in Dadeville, Alabama.
    • 19-year-old Blake Walsh is shot dead after pulling into the wrong driveway in Hebron, New York.
    • An armed conflict between rival factions breaks out in Sudan.
  • April 18, 2023: Fox News and Dominion Voting Systems agree a last-minute settlement for $787.5m in a "vote-rigging" defamation case.
  • April 19, 2023:
    • Ukraine receives Patriot missiles from the United States.
    • Oklahoma county commissioner Mark Jennings resigns after being recorded talking about lynching Black residents.
    • At least 85 people are killed after a stampede occurs at a charity event in Yemen.
    • K-pop singer Moon Bin commits suicide at the age of 25.
    • Microsoft announces that it will be dropping Twitter from its advertising platform.
    • Elon Musk threatens to sue Microsoft for allegedly training their ChatGPT AI with Twitter data.
  • April 20, 2023:
    • Twitter begins to remove legacy blue ticks from accounts.
    • Involuntary manslaughter charges against actor Alec Baldwin are dropped.
    • SpaceX's Starship explodes shortly after taking off.
    • MillerKnoll CEO Andi Owen apologizes for her "leave pity city" speech.
    • BuzzFeed announces that it is closing its news department.
  • This date: April 21, 2023
  • April 22, 2023: Football: Wrexham win promotion to the Football League after 15 years.
  • April 23, 2023:
    • Bed Bath & Beyond files for bankruptcy protection.
    • UK politics: Diane Abbott is suspended as a Labour MP after claiming that Jewish people do not face racism.
  • April 24, 2023:
    • It is announced that Tucker Carlson is leaving Fox News.
    • Don Lemon announces that he has been fired by CNN.
    • An arrest warrant is issued for Jackass star Bam Margera following a physical confrontation in Pennsylvania.
  • April 25, 2023:
    • US President Joe Biden confirms that he is running for reelection in 2024.
    • Singer and activist, Harry Belafonte, dies at the age of 96.
    • The Taliban kills the ISIS leader that orchestrated the 2021 Afghanistan airport attack.
  • April 26, 2023: Microsoft's takeover of Activision is blocked by a British regulator.
  • April 27, 2023: Talk show host Jerry Springer dies at the age of 79.
  • April 28, 2023:
    • Five people, including an 8-year-old boy, are shot dead at a house in Cleveland, Texas.
    • It is reported that 110 members of the Malindi cult have been found dead in Kenya following a mass starvation incident.
  • April 29, 2023: Ukrainian drones strike a Russian fuel depot in Crimea.
  • May 1, 2023:
    • The White House estimates that 100,000 Russian soldiers have died in Ukraine.
    • The police find seven bodies on the land of a registered sex offender in Henryetta, Oklahoma.
    • First Republic Bank is seized by financial regulators and sold to JPMorgan.
    • A video of a cockroach on the red carpet at the 2023 Met Gala goes viral.
    • Luca Brecel wins the 2023 World Snooker Championship after defeating Mark Selby.
  • May 2, 2023:
    • The 2023 Writers Guild of America strike begins.
    • The first-person shooter game "Redfall" is released.
  • May 3, 2023:
    • The Kremlin claims that it was attacked by two drones overnight.
    • A student shoots nine people dead at the Vladislav Ribnikar Elementary School in Belgrade, Serbia.
  • May 4, 2023:
    • Eight people are killed in Serbia's second mass shooting in one week.
    • A court rules that Ed Sheeran's song "Thinking Out Loud" did not copy Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On".
    • GameStop announces that it is pulling out of Ireland.
    • UK politics: The Conservative Party loses more than 1,000 council seats in the 2023 United Kingdom local elections.
  • May 5, 2023:
    • The film "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" is released.
    • The WHO officially declares an end to Covid-19 global health emergency.
    • Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin threatens to pull his troops out of Bakhmut due to ammo shortages.
  • May 6, 2023:
    • The coronation of King Charles III takes place.
    • Eight people are killed in a mass shooting at a mall in Allen, Texas.
  • May 8, 2023: Sum 41 announce that they are splitting up after 27 years together.
  • May 9, 2023: A civil trial jury in New York finds that Donald Trump sexually abused writer E. Jean Carroll.
  • May 10, 2023:
    • US congressman George Santos is charged with fraud and money laundering.
    • Former US President Donald Trump appears on CNN Town Hall.
  • May 11, 2023:
    • Ukrainian forces make gains around the city of Bakhmut.
    • Elon Musk announces that he will be stepping down as the CEO of Twitter.
    • The United States accuses South Africa of supplying Russia with weapons.
  • May 12, 2023:
    • Lori Vallow Daybell is found guilty of murdering her two children and her husband's former wife.
    • Elon Musk announces that Linda Yaccarino will become the new CEO of Twitter.
  • May 13, 2023: Sweden win the 2023 Eurovision with the song "Tattoo" by Loreen.
  • May 14, 2023: Famous American poker player Doyle Brunson dies at the age of 89.
  • May 15, 2023:
    • Vice Media files for bankruptcy.
    • Argentina raises interest rates to 97% in an effort to tackle inflation.
  • May 16, 2023:
    • US Congresswoman Lauren Boebert files for divorce from her husband.
    • Hungary blocks a payment from the EU that provides off-budget military support for Ukraine.
    • At least six people are killed after a fire breaks out at a hostel in Wellington, New Zealand.
    • Ukraine claims that it shot down two Russian hypersonic missiles.
  • May 17, 2023:
    • Researchers say that there is a 66% chance that the earth will pass the 1.5 C global warming threshold by 2027.
    • A spokesperson for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle says that the couple were involved in a "near catastrophic car chase" involving paparazzi.
    • Montana bans the app TikTok.
    • A judge orders biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes to surrender to custody to serve an 11-year prison sentence for wire fraud and defrauding investors.
    • 95-year-old Clare Nowland is tasered by New South Wales police in Cooma, Australia.
    • The reality series "The Family Stallone" makes its debut on Paramount+.
  • May 18, 2023:
    • A man is arrested after driving his car through a gate in the Vatican.
    • Legendary NFL running back Jim Brown dies at the age of 87.
  • May 19, 2023:
    • The film "Fast X", starring Vin Diesel and Jason Statham, is released in movie theaters.
    • The brother of TV presenter Phillip Schofield is jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing a child.
  • May 20, 2023:
    • British presenter Phillip Schofield steps down from ITV's "This Morning" show with "immediate effect".
    • Manchester City win the Premier League title after Arsenal are beaten 1-0 by Nottingham Forest.
    • The US says it will allow its Western allies to supply Ukraine with fighter jets such as the F-16.
    • Russia claims that it has captured the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut.
    • Boxing: Katie Taylor's unbeaten run comes to an end after she is defeated by Chantelle Cameron.
  • May 21, 2023:
    • 10 people are killed during a shootout at a car rally in Baja California, Mexico.
    • Vinicius Junior is racially abused during a La Liga game between Real Madrid and Valencia.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 21, 2023, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 21, 2023 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.
Television shows

Television shows in April 2023

People in April 2023 were watching the following TV series:

The Night Agent
The Night Agent
The Last of Us
The Last of Us
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 April 2023

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

Transformers: EarthSpark
Transformers: EarthSpark
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 Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
Toys

Toys in 2023

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 April 2023.

Resident Evil 4 (Remake) 2023
Resident Evil 4 (Remake)
Sons of the Forest 2023
Sons of the Forest
Dead Space (Remake) 2023
Dead Space (Remake)
Marvel's Midnight Suns 2022
Marvel's Midnight Suns
God of War Ragnarök 2022
God of War Ragnarök
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II 2022
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
A Plague Tale: Requiem 2022
A Plague Tale: Requiem
FIFA 23 2022
FIFA 23
Neon White 2022
Neon White
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of England Deceased
Born on April 21, 1926
She was not alive on this date.

Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop

Singer
Born on April 21, 1947
He turned 76 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on April 21, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 21, 2023 was most likely conceived around July 29, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 21, 2023 is close to January 12, 2024.

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Stats for April 21, 2023

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 21, 2023:

  • 421 days have passed since this date.
  • 60 weeks have passed.
  • 36,374,400 seconds have passed since April 21, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 42,436,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 18,769,190,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 6,062,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 3,128,198 steps. That's roughly 1,390 miles.
  • 436,493 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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