September 23, 2023

September 23, 2023, was a Saturday. It was 9 months and 19 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on September 23, 2023:

  • Rugby World Cup: Ireland defeat South Africa.
Song charts

Popular songs

On September 23, 2023, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Vampire" by Olivia Rodrigo
  • United Kingdom: "Paint the Town Red" by Doja Cat

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "The Nun II".


This date occurred 293 days ago. Approximately 10 months have passed. It was the 266th day of 2023, in week 38. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 9 months old. 3 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to September 23, 2023

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is September 23, 2023, and it's a Saturday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Libra. The work week is over and Saturday has finally come, so people are spending time with their kids, going to bars, shopping, playing video games, and watching sports.

Schools and colleges are starting again, and fall has officially arrived. As a result, temperatures are beginning to cool, and trees are starting to shed their leaves. The earthy smells of autumn have started to fill the air. In America, the song "Vampire" by Olivia Rodrigo is at the top of the singles charts, while "Paint the Town Red" by Doja Cat is the number-one song in the UK.

Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie The Nun II 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", "Stranger Things", "Cobra Kai", and "The Bear".

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Bobby Charlton, Matthew Perry, Adam Johnson, and Henry Kissinger would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "God of War Ragnarök", "Dead Space (Remake)", "Star Wars Jedi: Survivor", and "Baldur's Gate 3". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Bubble Guppies", "The Adventures of Paddington", "Monster High", and "Transformers: EarthSpark".

Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around September 23, 2023.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • September 30, 2023: Charlotte Sena (9) goes missing while riding her bike at Moreau Lake Park in upstate New York.
  • October 1, 2023:
    • 13 people are killed in a nightclub fire in Murcia, Spain.
    • Golf: Europe wins the 2023 Ryder Cup at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Guidonia, Italy.
    • France experiences a large increase in bedbugs.
  • October 2, 2023:
    • The Nobel Prize goes to scientists who created the mRNA Covid vaccines.
    • 9-year-old Charlotte Sena is found safe after going missing in upstate New York.
  • October 3, 2023:
    • Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to three federal firearms charges.
    • It is reported that Burger King is still open in Russia despite its pledge to exit the country.
    • Kevin McCarthy is ousted as the US House speaker by a group of his Republican colleagues.
    • At least 21 people are killed after a bus carrying tourists plunges off an overpass near Venice, Italy.
    • Elon Musk is sued by his ex-girlfriend Grimes over parental rights.
  • October 4, 2023:
    • The documentary "Beckham" is released on Netflix.
    • US President Joe Biden's dog "Commander" is removed from the White House after biting staff members.
    • Just Stop Oil protesters storm the stage at a West End performance of Les Miserables in London.
    • It is announced that the 2030 FIFA World Cup will be hosted in Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.
    • Over 75,000 union workers go on strike at US healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente.
    • The writers of The Drew Barrymore Show refuse to return.
    • Former GB News host Laurence Fox is arrested for encouraging vandalism.
  • October 5, 2023:
    • More than 100 people are killed after a drone strike is launched against a Syrian military academy ceremony.
    • A Russian missile strike kills more than 50 people who were gathering for a wake in eastern Ukraine.
    • Chicken prices in US grocery stores hit record highs.
  • October 6, 2023:
    • Martin Scorsese's film "Killers of the Flower Moon" is released in movie theaters.
    • The film "The Exorcist: Believer" is released.
    • Drake releases the album "For All the Dogs".
    • A man is arrested over an alleged plot to kidnap ITV's "This Morning" presenter Holly Willoughby.
    • Amazon launches its first Internet satellites into space.
    • Rapper Drake announces that he is taking a break from music due to recurring stomach issues.
    • Simone Biles becomes the most decorated gymnast in history after winning two gold medals at the World Gymnastics Championships.
    • Soccer: A second drug test confirms that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba tested positive for banned substances.
  • October 7, 2023:
    • Palestinian militants launch a large-scale offensive against Israel.
    • At least 2,400 people die after an earthquake hits western Afghanistan.
    • Hamas militants kill more than 260 people at an outdoor music festival in Re'im, Israel.
  • October 8, 2023:
    • The first episode of Big Brother 2023 is aired on ITV.
    • The death toll from Hamas' assault on Israel passes 600.
    • Israel declares a state of war following Hamas' October 7th attack.
    • Israel begins airstrikes against targets in the Gaza Strip.
  • October 9, 2023:
    • Israel imposes a blockade on the Gaza Strip.
    • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announces that he will be contesting the 2024 US presidential election as an independent.
    • The European Commission reverses its decision to suspend development aid payments to Palestine.
    • US President Joe Biden is questioned about classified documents that were previously found at his home.
  • October 10, 2023:
    • The Israeli military claims that the bodies of 1,500 Hamas militants have been found inside its borders.
    • Iran denies claims that it was involved in the October 7th attack on Israel.
    • Soccer: UEFA confirms that the United Kingdom and Ireland will co-host Euro 2028.
    • Soccer: Eden Hazard announces his retirement.
    • Holly Willoughby announces that she is stepping down from ITV's "This Morning" show after 14 years.
    • The death toll from Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip reaches 765 people.
    • US representative George Santos is charged with defrauding campaign donors.
  • October 11, 2023:
    • At least 30 people are killed after Israel carries out air strikes in Gaza.
    • The UN reports that more than 260,000 people have been displaced in Gaza.
    • Israel begins to amass its troops on the Gaza border.
    • Jada Pinkett Smith reveals that she and her husband, Will Smith, have been separated since 2016.
    • Gaza's only power station runs out of fuel.
  • October 12, 2023: The video game "Assassin's Creed Mirage" is released.
  • October 13, 2023:
    • Israel orders the evacuation of 1.1 million people from Gaza.
    • The EU begins investigating X (Twitter) over the possible spread of hate speech and terrorist content.
    • Republican Congressman Steve Scalise drops out of the race to become Speaker of the House.
    • Israel begins to conduct small raids in the Gaza Strip.
  • October 14, 2023:
    • Boxing: Tommy Fury defeats KSI via majority decision.
    • Rugby: New Zealand defeat Ireland 28-24 in the quarter final of the Rugby World Cup.
    • Rugby: Argentina defeat Wales 29-12 in the quarter final of the Rugby World Cup.
    • The death toll from Israeli airstrikes in Gaza reaches 2,000.
    • 60% of Australians vote against enshrining an Indigenous advocacy committee in their constitution.
    • The National Party wins the 2023 New Zealand general election.
    • Michael Caine confirms that he has retired from acting.
    • 6-year-old Wadea Al-Fayoume is stabbed to death during a suspected hate crime in Plainfield, Illinois.
  • October 15, 2023:
    • Three's Company actress Suzanne Somers died of cancer at the age of 76.
    • The death toll from Hamas' attack on Israel rises to 1,400.
    • American football wide receiver Antonio Brown is arrested for unpaid child support.
  • October 16, 2023:
    • American drugstore chain Rite Aid files for bankruptcy.
    • Belgium raises its terror alert to its highest level after two Swedish people are shot dead in Brussels.
    • 2020 election subversion trial: A federal judge issues a gagging order on former President Donald Trump.
    • It is reported that hospitals in Gaza are running low on water, medicine, and fuel.
  • October 17, 2023:
    • Palestinian authorities claim that 500 people were killed by an Israeli air strike on a hospital in the Gaza Strip.
    • Britney Spears reveals that she had an abortion while she was dating Justin Timberlake between 1999 and 2002.
    • The White House confirms that it has supplied Ukraine with long-range ATACMS missiles.
  • October 18, 2023:
    • A court employee in New York is arrested after she attempts to approach Donald Trump during his civil fraud trial.
    • The United States vetoes a UN resolution calling for a "humanitarian pause" on the Israel-Hamas conflict.
    • US intelligence and independent security experts claim that Islamic militants were responsible for the rocket attack on a Gaza hospital.
    • Israel allows entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza following US pressure.
    • It is reported that Rocky (1976) actor Burt Young has died at the age of 83.
    • Adele reveals that she has quit alcohol due to being a "borderline alcoholic" for most of her 20s.
    • Netflix raises its prices again.
  • October 19, 2023: Donald Trump's former lawyer, Sidney Powell, pleads guilty for her role in attempting to overturn the 2020 election.
  • October 20, 2023:
    • Blink-182 release the album "One More Time...".
    • The Rolling Stones release the album "Hackney Diamonds".
  • October 21, 2023:
    • Former English footballer Sir Bobby Charlton dies at the age of 86.
    • UFC 294: Khamzat Chimaev defeats Kamaru Usman on points.
    • Actor Matthew McConaughey is granted a restraining order against a woman who claimed to be his "common law wife".
  • October 22, 2023: An off-duty pilot named Joseph Emerson allegedly tries to shut off engines on an Alaska Airlines flight.
  • October 23, 2023:
    • Fog leads to seven people being killed in multiple crashes on Interstate 55 in Louisiana.
    • Israel releases unseen bodycam footage of the Hamas Oct 7th attack to foreign journalists.
    • The White House says that Iran is "actively facilitating" some attacks on US military bases in Iraq and Syria.
    • Gaza's Ministry of Health says that the death toll from Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has reached 5,000.
    • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson asks Grevin Museum in Paris to update the skin color of his wax figure.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 23, 2023, will have the star sign Libra.
  • 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 23, 2023 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.
Television shows

Television shows in September 2023

In September 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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in September 2023

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

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

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 September 2023.

Starfield 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
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on September 23.

Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Singer, Deceased
Born on September 23, 1930
He was not alive on this date.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

Born on September 23, 1949
He turned 74 on this day in 2023.

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas

Actress Deceased
Born on September 23, 1968
She was not alive on this date.

Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri

Record producer
Born on September 23, 1972
He turned 51 on this day in 2023.

Karl Pilkington

Karl Pilkington

Television personality
Born on September 23, 1972
He turned 51 on this day in 2023.


US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on September 23, 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 September 23, 2023 was most likely conceived around December 31, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 23, 2023 is close to June 15, 2024.

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Stats for September 23, 2023


Here are some interesting statistics about September 23, 2023:

  • 293 days have passed since this date.
  • 41 weeks have passed.
  • 25,315,200 seconds have passed since September 23, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 29,534,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 13,062,643,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 4,219,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 2,177,107 steps. That's roughly 968 miles.
  • 303,782 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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