August 30, 2023

August 30, 2023, was a Wednesday. It was 8 months and 21 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On This Day


Notable events that occurred on August 30, 2023:

  • Hurricane Idalia hits Florida.
  • Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba is deposed by a military coup.
  • Utah family YouTuber Ruby Franke is arrested on child abuse charges.
Song charts

Popular songs

On August 30, 2023, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Rich Men North of Richmond" by Oliver Anthony Music
  • United Kingdom: "What Was I Made For?" by Billie Eilish

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Gran Turismo".


This date was 264 days ago. Approximately 9 months have passed. It was the 242nd day of 2023, in week 35. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 8 months old. 3 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to August 30, 2023

Let's go back to the 2020s.

It is Wednesday, August 30, 2023. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Virgo. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

The summer of 2023 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. Labor Day weekend is a few days away, which means that many Americans are planning barbecues and other social gatherings. In America, the song "Rich Men North of Richmond" by Oliver Anthony Music is at the top of the singles charts, while "What Was I Made For?" by Billie Eilish is the number-one song in the UK.

Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Gran Turismo 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 Jimmy Buffett, Steve Harwell, Bobby Charlton, and Matthew Perry would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Big Little Lies", "Emily in Paris", "The Bear", and "The Family Stallone". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead Space (Remake)", "Sons of the Forest", "Street Fighter 6", and "Final Fantasy XVI". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Bubble Guppies", "The Adventures of Paddington", "Chibiverse", and "The Tiny Chef Show".

Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to August 30, 2023.

  • 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.
  • August 4, 2023:
    • West African military chiefs say they have plans for a possible intervention in Niger.
    • It is reported that the world's oceans have set a new surface temperature record.
    • A Romanian court lifts Andrew Tate's house arrest.
    • Long Island serial killer victim "Fire Island Jane Doe" is identified as Karen Vergata after 27 years.
    • Doja Cat releases the song "Paint the Town Red".
  • August 5, 2023:
    • A large riverboat brawl in Montgomery, Alabama, goes viral on the Internet.
    • Boxing: Jake Paul defeats Nate Diaz.
  • August 6, 2023: 30 people are killed after a passenger train called the Hazara Express derails in Pakistan.
  • August 8, 2023: Oliver Anthony releases the song "Rich Men North of Richmond".
  • August 9, 2023:
    • Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio is assassinated at a political rally.
    • At least 36 people are killed after wildfires sweep through Lahaina in Hawaii.
    • A man suspected of threatening US President Joe Biden is shot dead by the FBI in Utah.
  • August 11, 2023:
    • The death toll from the wildfires in Lahaina, Hawaii, reaches 80.
    • The song "Prada" is released by Cassö, Raye and D-Block Europe.
  • August 12, 2023:
    • Soccer: Harry Kane joins Bayern Munich.
    • Boxing: Anthony Joshua knocks out Robert Helenius.
  • August 14, 2023:
    • Georgia charges Donald Trump with trying to overturn the 2020 US presidential election.
    • Soccer: Brighton midfielder Moisés Caicedo joins Chelsea.
  • August 15, 2023:
    • Soccer: Neymar joins Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal.
    • Former NFL player Michael Oher (The Blind Side) files a lawsuit against Leigh Ann and Sean Tuohy.
  • August 16, 2023: Britney Spears and her husband, Sam Asghari, separate after 14 months of marriage.
  • August 17, 2023: Mortgage rates in the United States reach their highest level in 21 years.
  • August 18, 2023: Former nurse Lucy Letby is found guilty of murdering seven babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital in England.
  • August 20, 2023:
    • Russia's Luna-25 space craft crashes into the moon.
    • Storm Hilary hits California and Mexico.
    • Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales is widely criticized for kissing Jennifer Hermoso on the World Cup trophy podium.
    • Spain win the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup after defeating England 1-0 in the final.
  • August 21, 2023:
    • Soccer: Manchester United confirm that Mason Greenwood is leaving the club due to the previous rape allegations that he was facing.
    • Hawaii wildfires: It is confirmed that 114 people are dead and 850 people are still missing.
  • August 23, 2023:
    • India's Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft lands on the south pole of the Moon.
    • Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin is killed in a plane crash.
    • Donald Trump skips the Republican nomination debate.
    • Rudy Giuliani surrenders to authorities in Georgia over his 2020 election indictment charges.
    • Wrestling legend Terry Funk passes away at the age of 79.
  • August 24, 2023:
    • Japan begins to release wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.
    • WWE wrestler Bray Wyatt dies of a heart attack at the age of 36.
    • Donald Trump surrenders to authorities in Georgia over his 2020 election indictment charges.
    • American actress Arleen Sorkin passes away at the age of 67.
    • The release of "Dune: Part Two" is delayed due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike.
  • August 25, 2023: Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales refuses to resign for kissing Jennifer Hermoso.
  • August 26, 2023:
    • "The Price Is Right" host Bob Barker dies at the age of 99.
    • Boxing: Oleksandr Usyk defeats Daniel Dubois with a 9th round technical knockout.
  • August 27, 2023: Samuel Wurzelbacher (Joe the Plumber) dies from pancreatic cancer at the age of 49.
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  • August 31, 2023:
    • Donald Trump pleads not guilty to charges that he led a criminal conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election.
    • At least 74 people are killed after a fire engulfs an abandoned building in Johannesburg, South Africa.
    • Convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante escapes from Chester County Prison in Pennsylvania.
  • September 1, 2023:
    • Soccer: Mason Greenwood moves to Getafe on loan.
    • It is announced that Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al Fayed has died at the age of 94.
    • Musician Jimmy Buffett passes away at the age of 76.
  • September 2, 2023:
    • Burning Man attendees are left stranded due to heavy rains.
    • Wrestling: AEW releases CM Punk from his contract following a backstage altercation.
  • September 3, 2023:
    • Soccer: A man is arrested for allegedly assaulting Sky Sports pundit Roy Keane.
    • Max Verstappen claims a record 10th consecutive Formula 1 victory at the Italian Grand Prix.
  • September 4, 2023:
    • Smash Mouth singer Steve Harwell dies from liver failure at the age of 56.
    • Soccer: Antony is removed from Brazil's squad following allegations of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend.
  • September 5, 2023:
    • Joe Jonas files for divorce from Sophie Turner.
    • Attorneys representing Alex Murdaugh accuse the Clerk of Court of jury tampering.
    • "Tube Girl" begins to go viral on TikTok.
  • September 6, 2023:
    • Mexico's Supreme Court decriminalizes abortion.
    • Terror suspect Daniel Khalife escapes from HMP Wandsworth in London, England.
    • The video game "Starfield" is released.
  • September 7, 2023:
    • That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson (Hyde) is sentenced to 30 years in prison for rape.
    • Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary is hit in the face with a cream pie in Brussels.
    • The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon is accused of creating a toxic workplace environment and abusing his staff.
  • September 8, 2023:
    • The Rugby World Cup begins in France.
    • More than 2,600 people are killed after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Morocco.
    • Elon Musk says that he refused to give Ukraine access to his Starlink network over Crimea to prevent a "major act of war".
    • French President Emmanuel Macron is heavily booed during his opening speech at the Rugby World Cup.
  • September 9, 2023:
    • Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis issue an apology for writing letters in support of co-star Danny Masterson ahead of his sentencing.
    • Fugitive Daniel Khalife is arrested in London.
    • Police in the Netherlands use water cannons and arrest 2,400 climate change protesters who were blocking the A12 highway into The Hague.
    • UFC 293: Sean Strickland beats Israel Adesanya.
  • September 10, 2023: Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales announces that he will be resigning.
  • September 11, 2023:
    • Soccer: Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is provisionally suspended from playing due to an anti-doping offence.
    • WGA strike: The Drew Barrymore Show makes the controversial decision to resume production without writers.
  • September 12, 2023:
    • American explorer Mark Dickey is rescued from one of Turkey's deepest caves.
    • EU laws force Apple to replace its iPhone lightning charger with a USB-C charger.
    • Thousands of people are killed in floods in Libya.
    • Federal charges are brought against five former Memphis police officers over the death of Tyre Nichols.
    • An investigation is launched after a Seattle police officer is filmed saying that a woman killed by a police car "had limited value".
    • 56 people die in an apartment building fire in Hanoi, Vietnam.
    • The game engine "Unity" announces a controversial plan to charge developers a runtime fee.
    • NFL: It is confirmed that New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a complete tear of his Achilles tendon.
  • September 13, 2023: Escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante is captured following a manhunt.
  • September 14, 2023:
    • France announces plans to ban disposable vapes.
    • The European Central Bank raises interest rates to a record high to curb inflation.
    • Hunter Biden is indicted on federal gun charges.
    • NASA says that the study of UFOs will require new scientific techniques and technology.
  • September 15, 2023:
    • The film "Dumb Money" is released.
    • Nearly 13,000 workers walk out of three auto plants in Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio due to a pay dispute.
    • Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis resign from their anti-child abuse charity amid criticism of their defense of former co-star and convicted rapist Danny Masterson.
  • September 16, 2023:
    • English comedian and actor Russell Brand is accused of rape, sexual assault, and abuse.
    • Libya floods: The death toll rises to 11,300 in Derna.
  • September 17, 2023:
    • The Greater Nile Petroleum Oil Company Tower in Sudan is engulfed in flames.
    • Ukraine's generals claim that they have broken through Russia's first line of defenses in the south.
    • Actress Halle Berry criticizes rapper Drake for using a "slime" photograph of her without permission.
    • An F-35 fighter jet goes missing in South Carolina after the pilot ejects due to a "mishap".
    • Following backlash, Drew Barrymore announces that she will not be resuming her talk show until the Writers Guild of America strike has ended.
  • September 18, 2023:
    • Iran and the United States hold a prisoner swap.
    • Japan says that one in 10 of its residents are now 80 years of age or older.
    • Further women come forward with allegations about Russell Brand.
    • Canada accuses India of killing Canadian Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
    • Former NFL player Sergio Brown is reported missing after his mother is found dead in Maywood, Illinois.
  • September 19, 2023:
    • YouTube suspends the monetization of Russell Brand's channel amid allegations that he raped and sexually abused multiple women.
    • Elon Musk suggests that X (Twitter) may start charging all users a subscription fee.
  • September 21, 2023:
    • The video game "Payday 3" is released.
    • Rupert Murdoch steps down as the chairman of Fox and News Corp.
  • September 22, 2023:
    • Doja Cat releases her album "Scarlet".
    • The iPhone 15 is released.
    • Canada's House of Commons inadvertently gives an ovation to a Nazi war veteran.
  • September 23, 2023: Rugby World Cup: Ireland defeat South Africa.
  • September 24, 2023:
    • Hollywood writers and studios reach a deal to end a five-month-long strike.
    • NASA's first deep-space asteroid samples are parachuted into the Utah desert.
  • September 25, 2023:
    • Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro dies from cancer at the age of 61.
    • London's Metropolitan Police confirm that they have received a number of new abuse allegations about Russell Brand.
    • It is rumored that pop singer Taylor Swift and NFL player Travis Kelce are dating.
  • September 26, 2023:
    • A New York judge rules that Donald Trump defrauded insurers and banks by overvaluing his assets when he was building his real estate empire.
    • The European Union accuses Twitter (X) of being the biggest outlet for disinformation.
  • September 27, 2023: GB News suspends host Laurence Fox over comments that he made about journalist Ava Evans.
  • September 28, 2023:
    • Actor Michael Gambon, who played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film series, passes away at the age of 82.
    • American soldier Travis King arrives back on US soil after being expelled from North Korea.
    • US Senator Dianne Feinstein passes away at the age of 90.
    • The police conduct a welfare check on Britney Spears after she uploads a video of herself dancing with knives.
  • September 29, 2023:
    • The video game "EA FC 24" is released.
    • The sci-fi film "The Creator" is released.
    • The film "PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie" is released.
    • Duane "Keefe D" Davis is charged with the 1996 murder of rap star Tupac Shakur.
    • The United States warns of a large Serbian military build-up near the Kosovo border.
    • A rainstorm floods parts of New York City.
    • The horror film "Saw X" is released.
    • 60 people are killed in a suicide bombing in the Mastung District of Pakistan.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 30, 2023, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 30, 2023 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Television shows

TV shows in 2023

In August 2023, TV audiences were watching the following series:

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
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
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on August 30, 2023

If you were a kid on August 30, 2023, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Pretty Freekin Scary
Pretty Freekin Scary
Transformers: EarthSpark
Transformers: EarthSpark
Monster High
Monster High

The Tiny Chef Show
The Tiny Chef Show
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

Popular toys and games 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 August 2023.

Baldur's Gate 3 2023
Baldur's Gate 3
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
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on August 30.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Business magnate
Born on August 30, 1930
He turned 93 on this day in 2023.

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz

Born on August 30, 1972
She turned 51 on this day in 2023.


US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on August 30, 2023.


UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 30, 2023 was most likely conceived around December 7, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 30, 2023 is close to May 22, 2024.

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Stats for August 30, 2023


Here are some interesting statistics about August 30, 2023:

  • 264 days have passed since this date.
  • 37 weeks have passed.
  • 22,809,600 seconds have passed since August 30, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 26,611,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 11,769,753,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 3,801,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 1,961,626 steps. That's roughly 872 miles.
  • 273,715 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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