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July 4, 2023 Independence Day (USA)

July 4, 2023, was a Tuesday. It was 10 months and 20 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on July 4, 2023?

  • Ukraine claims that Russia has rigged the ZNPP reactor with explosives.
  • Meta announces that it is releasing a Twitter rival called Threads.
  • Sound of Freedom is released in movie theaters.
Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4, 2023:

  • United States: "Last Night" by Morgan Wallen
  • United Kingdom: "Sprinter" by Dave and Central Cee

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" was at the top of the box office on July 4, 2023.

Facts

Independence Day 2023 was 325 days ago. Approximately 11 months have passed. It was the 185th day of 2023, in week 27. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 10 months old. The Earth has experienced 4 seasons of weather since then.

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CrashMcCloud

I have a feeling that a candidate will announce their formal announcement to enter the 2024 Republican Presidential Primary Race on this day in a way that has both sides of the aisle talking.
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Take me back to July 4, 2023

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together.

The summer of 2023 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 "Last Night" by Morgan Wallen is at the top of the singles charts, while "Sprinter" by Dave and Central Cee is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is at the top of the box office.

Rishi Sunak is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Sinéad O'Connor, Paul Reubens, Angus Cloud, and Bray Wyatt would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bob's Burgers", "Cobra Kai", "The Bear", and "The Night Agent".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "God of War Ragnarök", "Marvel's Midnight Suns", "Diablo IV", and "Final Fantasy XVI". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Bunk'd", "Danger Force", "Baby Shark's Big Show!", and "Chibiverse". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to July 4, 2023.

  • June 4, 2023:
    • Saudia Arabia pledges to cut production in oil in an effort to keep prices afloat.
    • A huge anti-government protest takes place in Poland.
    • Fighter jets intercept an unresponsive Cessna Citation jet that flew over Washington, D.C., and then crashed in Virginia.
    • Zlatan Ibrahimović announces his retirement from football.
  • June 5, 2023:
    • Russia claims that it thwarted a major Ukrainian counteroffensive.
    • Ukraine denies that Russia repelled its counteroffensive in Donetsk.
    • Former FBI agent and convicted Russian spy, Robert Hanssen, is found dead in his prison cell at the age of 79.
    • Apple reveals its Vision Pro AR headset.
    • Soccer: French striker Karim Benzema leaves Real Madrid to join Saudi Pro League club Al-Ittihad.
  • June 6, 2023:
    • The video game "Diablo IV" is released.
    • The Nova Kakhovka dam in Ukraine collapses, causing widespread flooding.
    • US intelligence accuses Russia of destroying the Nova Kakhovka dam.
    • The PGA Tour agrees to merge with its Saudi-backed rival LIV Golf.
    • Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie launches his 2024 presidential run.
    • New York City is covered in a haze from wildfire smoke.
    • Actress Shannen Doherty reveals that her breast cancer has spread to her brain.
    • Soccer: Ange Postecoglou is appointed as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • June 7, 2023:
    • Reddit announces that it will be laying off 5% of its workforce.
    • Donald Trump's former vice-president, Mike Pence, officially declares his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.
    • CNN CEO Chris Licht is forced to step down.
    • Bob's Burgers and Arrested Development actor, Jay Johnston, is charged in connection with the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
  • June 8, 2023:
    • Four children and two adults are stabbed in an attack in France.
    • Evangelist Pat Robertson dies at the age of 93.
    • A federal grand jury indicts Donald Trump on charges relating to handling classified documents.
    • Ukrainian forces begin to attack Russian positions in the Zaporizhzhia region.
  • June 9, 2023:
    • The film "Transformers: Rise of the Beasts" is released.
    • Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns as an MP.
    • Four missing children are found alive one month after their plane crashed into a Colombian rainforest.
    • The song "Makeba" by French artist Jain begins to go viral on TikTok eight years after its initial release.
  • June 10, 2023:
    • Soccer: Manchester City beat Inter Milan 1-0 to win the Champions League and seal the treble.
    • Unabomber Ted Kaczynski commits suicide at the age of 81.
  • June 11, 2023:
    • Scotland's former leader Nicola Sturgeon is arrested in a police investigation into the Scottish National Party’s finances (she is later released without charge).
    • Ukraine claims that it has retaken three villages in its counteroffensive.
    • 10 people are killed after a tourist bus overturns in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.
  • June 12, 2023:
    • Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi dies of leukemia at the age of 86.
    • Hundreds of communities on Reddit go private to protest against third-party app charges.
    • NBA Finals: The Denver Nuggets beat Miami Heat 4-1 to claim their first NBA title.
    • Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak announces that he will be retiring after 41 seasons.
    • Fox News sends Tucker Carlson a cease-and-desist letter over his competing Twitter series.
    • More than 100 people die after a vessel capsizes in the Niger River in Kwara State, Nigeria.
  • June 13, 2023:
    • Donald Trump pleads not guilty at his federal classified documents case.
    • Three people are stabbed to death in three separate attacks in Nottingham, England.
    • Aslan frontman Christy Dignam dies of cancer at the age of 63.
    • American writer Cormac McCarthy dies at the age of 89.
  • June 14, 2023: 79 people are killed and hundreds go missing after a fishing boat smuggling migrants and refugees sinks off the coast of Messenia, Greece.
  • June 15, 2023:
    • Conor McGregor is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the NBA Finals in Miami.
    • Peggy Gou releases the song "(It Goes Like) Nanana".
    • Actor Al Pacino (83) becomes one of the oldest new fathers on record.
  • June 16, 2023: More than 40 people are killed during an Islamic terrorist attack on a school in Mpondwe, Uganda.
  • June 18, 2023: Golf: Wyndham Clark wins the US Open.
  • June 19, 2023: A rescue mission is launched after a Titanic tourist submersible goes missing with five people onboard.
  • June 20, 2023:
    • Internet celebrity Andrew Tate is charged with rape and human trafficking.
    • An aircraft hears banging noises in the area where the missing Titanic submersible disappeared.
    • It is announced that President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, will plead guilty to federal tax offenses.
    • Taylor Swift releases the song "Cruel Summer".
  • June 21, 2023: 31 people are killed after a gas leak explosion occurs at a restaurant in the northwestern Chinese city of Yinchuan.
  • June 22, 2023:
    • The video game "Final Fantasy XVI" is released.
    • It is announced that all five passengers on the missing Titanic submersible have died.
    • More than 40 people go missing after a migrant boat capsizes off the Italian island of Lampedusa.
    • News of the RTÉ secret payment scandal breaks in Ireland.
    • 2023 NBA draft: The San Antonio Spurs pick Victor Wembanyama.
  • June 23, 2023:
    • The superhero film "The Flash" is released.
    • Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin states that the Russian government's justifications for the invasion of Ukraine were based on lies.
    • Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin brings his 25,000-strong militia back into Russia after claiming that the Russian Ministry of Defense launched an attack on his forces.
    • Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg agree to hold a cage fight.
    • Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice release the song "Barbie World".
  • June 24, 2023:
    • Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin of launching an armed rebellion.
    • Wagner Group mutiny: Prigozhin takes control of the main Russian military command base in Rostov-on-Don.
    • Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov states that he is willing to help "put down" the Wagner mutiny.
    • Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin halts his advance on Moscow after agreeing to a deal.
    • The body of missing British actor Julian Sands is found close to where he had been hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains.
  • June 27, 2023:
    • Ryan Seacrest is named as the new host of "Wheel of Fortune".
    • Lewis Capaldi cancels all of his tour dates to "adjust to the impact" of Tourette's syndrome.
    • 17-year-old Nahel Merzouk is shot dead by police in Paris, France.
  • June 28, 2023:
    • Presumed human remains are recovered among the wreckage of the Titan submersible.
    • Protests begin to spread in France over the police killing of Nahel M (17).
    • National Geographic lays off its last staff writers after struggling to compete in the digital age.
    • Soccer: Kai Havertz joins Arsenal.
  • June 29, 2023: Actor Alan Arkin passes away at the age of 89.
  • June 30, 2023:
    • The film "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" is released.
    • The US Supreme Court blocks Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness program.
    • The Brazilian Superior Electoral Court bans former president Jair Bolsonaro from running for public office until 2030.
    • Olivia Rodrigo releases the song "Vampire".
  • July 1, 2023:
    • More than 40 people are killed after a truck loses control at a busy junction near Kericho in Kenya.
    • Twitter imposes a temporary cap on viewing tweets.
  • July 2, 2023: France riots: The home of a Paris suburb mayor is raided by rioters and set on fire.
  • July 3, 2023: Israel conducts a major assault on the Jenin refugee camp in Palestine.
  • This date: July 4, 2023
  • July 5, 2023:
    • Israel ends its operation in Jenin.
    • Soccer: Mason Mount joins Manchester United.
    • It is confirmed that cocaine was found in the White House.
  • July 6, 2023:
    • Instagram launches its Twitter rival "Threads".
    • Britney Spears claims that she was assaulted by a member of NBA player Victor Wembanyama's security team.
    • Andrew Tate loses his appeal against house arrest.
    • Elon Musk threatens to sue Meta after it launches its rival Twitter app "Threads".
  • July 7, 2023: Taylor Swift releases the re-recorded album "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)".
  • July 8, 2023:
    • Jonah Hill's ex-girlfriend leaks screenshots of their text messages and accuses him of "emotionally abusive" behavior.
    • An unnamed BBC presenter is accused of paying a teenager for explicit photos.
    • Soccer: David de Gea announces that he is leaving Manchester United.
  • July 10, 2023:
    • The young person at the center of the BBC presenter controversy states that the "allegations in The Sun newspaper are rubbish".
    • Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan agrees to support Sweden's NATO bid.
    • Russian ex-submarine commander Stanislav Rzhitsky is shot dead while jogging in a park in Krasnodar, Russia.
  • July 11, 2023:
    • Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten is released on parole after spending 53 years in prison.
    • Bank of America is fined $150 million for consumer abuses.
  • July 12, 2023: Huw Edwards is named as the BBC presenter at the center of the explicit images scandal.
  • July 13, 2023:
    • Rex Heuermann is arrested in connection with the Long Island serial killer case.
    • Carlee Russell goes missing in Alabama after reporting that she had seen a child wandering along I-495.
    • Billie Eilish releases the song "What Was I Made For?".
  • July 14, 2023:
    • The film "Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One" is released in movie theaters.
    • It is announced that Rex Heuermann has been arrested and charged with three murders in the Long Island serial killer case.
    • The music video for Jason Aldean's song "Try That in a Small Town" causes controversy due to allegations that it endorses racism.
  • July 15, 2023:
    • Elon Musk says that Twitter's ad revenue is down 50% and cash flow is negative.
    • Missing woman Carlee Russell returns to her home in Alabama.
    • MLS team Inter Miami announce the signing of Lionel Messi.
    • Soccer: West Ham midfielder Declan Rice signs for Arsenal.
  • July 17, 2023:
    • Ukraine launches a drone attack against a bridge linking Crimea to the Russian mainland.
    • Pop singer Ariana Grande separates from her husband after two years of marriage.
  • July 18, 2023: An American soldier named Travis King crosses into North Korea.
  • July 19, 2023:
    • The police in Alabama say that they are unable to verify Carlee Russell's abduction story.
    • The documentary "The Deepest Breath" is released on Netflix.
  • July 20, 2023:
    • The United States confirms that its cluster bombs are being used in Ukraine.
    • The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in Australia and New Zealand.
  • July 21, 2023:
    • The film "Barbie", starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, is released in movie theaters.
    • The movie "Oppenheimer" is released.
    • Singer Tony Bennett dies at the age of 96.
    • It is reported that Ariana Grande is dating her married "Wicked" co-star, Ethan Slater.
  • July 23, 2023: Elon Musk says that he will be rebranding Twitter as "X".
  • July 24, 2023:
    • Elon Musk replaces Twitter's blue bird logo with an "X".
    • Carlee Russell admits to lying about her abduction story.
  • July 26, 2023:
    • It is announced that Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor has died at the age of 56.
    • Senior Republican Mitch McConnell freezes mid-sentence while speaking at a conference.
    • Eagles co-founder Randy Meisner dies at the age of 77.
    • Whistleblower David Grusch claims that the United States is concealing a "multi-decade" program that captures UFOs.
    • Actor Kevin Spacey is found not guilty of sexual offences against four men.
    • A coup d'état occurs in Niger.
  • July 27, 2023:
    • Ukraine recaptures the village of Staromaiorske.
    • The European Central Bank increases interest rates for the ninth time in a year.
    • The US Federal Reserve raises interest rates for the 11th time since March 2022.
    • Soccer: David Silva announces his retirement.
    • Soccer: Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson signs for Saudi Pro League club Al-Ettifaq.
    • The Australian supernatural film "Talk to Me" is released.
  • July 28, 2023:
    • Carlee Russell is charged in connection with her kidnapping hoax.
    • The 2023 Emmy Awards are postponed due to the Hollywood actors and writers strike.
    • Calvin Harris and Sam Smith release the song "Desire".
    • Travis Scott releases his album "Utopia".
    • Tyla releases the song "Water".
  • July 29, 2023: A federal judge dismisses Donald Trump's $475 million defamation lawsuit against CNN.
  • July 31, 2023:
    • It is announced that actor Paul Reubens (Pee-wee Herman) has died from cancer at the age of 70.
    • Euphoria actor Angus Cloud is found dead at the age of 25.
  • August 1, 2023:
    • Donald Trump is indicted over his attempts to overturn the 2020 US presidential election.
    • Singer Lizzo is accused of sexual harassment and weight-shaming by her former backup dancers.
  • August 2, 2023: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife announce that they are separating after 18 years of marriage.
  • August 3, 2023:
    • Donald Trump pleads not guilty to election conspiracy charges.
    • Lizzo rejects allegations that she discriminated against former employees on the basis of their weight.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 4, 2023, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 4, 2023 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

TV shows in 2023

Television shows that people were watching in July 2023:

The Family Stallone
The Family Stallone
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
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on July 4, 2023

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2023:

Pretty Freekin Scary
Pretty Freekin Scary
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
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2023

Toys and games that were popular in 2023:

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 July 2023.

Final Fantasy XVI 2023
Final Fantasy XVI
Diablo IV 2023
Diablo IV
Street Fighter 6 2023
Street Fighter 6
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 2023
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor 2023
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
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
FIFA 23 2022
FIFA 23
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 4.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author Deceased
Born on July 4, 1804
He was not alive on this date.

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

US President Deceased
Born on July 4, 1872
He was not alive on this date.

Mike Sorrentino

Mike Sorrentino

Television personality
Born on July 4, 1982
He turned 41 on this day in 2023.

Melissa Barrera

Melissa Barrera

Actress
Born on July 4, 1990
She turned 33 on this day in 2023.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on July 4:

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on July 4, 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 July 4, 2023 was most likely conceived around October 11, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 4, 2023 is close to March 26, 2024.

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Stats for July 4, 2023

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about July 4, 2023:

  • 325 days have passed since this date.
  • 46 weeks have passed.
  • 28,080,000 seconds have passed since July 4, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 32,760,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 14,489,280,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 4,680,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 2,414,880 steps. That's roughly 1,073 miles.
  • 336,960 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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