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December 18, 2023

December 18, 2023, was a Monday. It was 3 months and 27 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on December 18, 2023:

  • US Steel agrees to sell itself to a Japanese company.
  • Actor Jonathan Majors is dropped by Marvel after he is found guilty of assaulting his former girlfriend.
  • Parenting advice YouTuber Ruby Franke pleads guilty to child abuse.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on December 18, 2023:

  • United States: "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" by Brenda Lee
  • United Kingdom: "Last Christmas" by Wham!

Top movie

The movie "Wonka" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 119 days ago. Approximately 4 months have passed. It was the 352nd day of 2023, in week 51. The decade was the 2020s. The end of 2023 was just 13 days away. A baby that was born on this day is now 3 months old.

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christopherjohn

Jonathan Majors was found guilty in his assault trial and was also fired by Disney/Marvel Studios the very day.
Posted on December 18, 2023 22:12


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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to December 18, 2023.

  • November 18, 2023:
    • An Israeli airstrike kills 80 people at a Palestinian refugee camp.
    • Taylor Swift postpones her concert in Rio de Janeiro due to the death of a fan and concerns about record temperatures.
    • Elon Musk vows to sue Media Matters after the media watchdog claims that antisemitic tweets were shown next to advertisements.
  • November 19, 2023:
    • Former first lady Rosalynn Carter dies at the age of 96.
    • Javier Milei wins the Argentina presidential election.
    • Ukraine says that it has pushed Russian forces five miles back from the banks of the Dnipro River.
  • November 20, 2023:
    • Shakira agrees to pay a €7.3m fine to avoid a tax fraud trial.
    • The US Supreme Court rejects Derek Chauvin's conviction appeal for the murder of George Floyd.
    • Snoop Dogg's claim that he is giving up smoking turns out to be a marketing ploy for a smokeless pit.
    • Elon Musk sues Media Matters for portraying X (Twitter) as being filled with antisemitic content.
    • 28 premature babies are evacuated to Egypt from Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital.
    • Phil Taylor announces that he is retiring from darts.
  • November 21, 2023: Actress Melissa Barrera is fired from Scream 7 after its makers claim that her pro-Palestinian social media posts are antisemitic.
  • November 22, 2023:
    • The film Napoleon (2023) is released.
    • Israel's parliament approves a ceasefire with Hamas.
    • A car explodes after crashing at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing in Niagara Falls, New York.
  • November 23, 2023:
    • Pro-Palestinian protesters halt the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
    • Five people, including three children, are hospitalized following a stabbing attack in Dublin, Ireland.
    • Violent protests begin in Dublin after a woman and three children are injured in a knife attack.
    • Israeli forces arrest the director of the Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza.
    • Qatar states that the Israel-Hamas ceasefire will begin on November 24th.
    • Multiple women sue Sean Combs (Puff Daddy) for sexual assault.
  • November 24, 2023:
    • A four-day ceasefire begins between Israel and Hamas.
    • Derek Chauvin is stabbed in prison.
    • Hamas and Israel exchange prisoners during a ceasefire.
    • A South African parole board decides that Oscar Pistorius should be released on January 5, 2024.
  • November 25, 2023: Former English football manager Terry Venables dies at the age of 80.
  • November 26, 2023: Hamas and Israel swap more hostages and prisoners.
  • November 27, 2023:
    • Former WWE star Tammy Lynn Sytch is sentenced to 17 years in prison for a DUI crash that killed a 75-year-old man.
    • Israel and Hamas agree to extend their truce for two more days.
  • November 28, 2023:
    • 41 workers are rescued from a collapsed tunnel in northern India after 17 days.
    • Investor Charlie Munger dies at the age of 99.
  • November 29, 2023:
    • American diplomat and former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger dies at the age of 100.
    • Elon Musk apologizes for making an antisemitic tweet and then tells advertisers to "go f**k yourself.".
    • Actress Shannen Doherty says that her cancer has spread to her bones.
    • Jamie Lynn Spears leaves "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!" on medical grounds.
  • November 30, 2023:
    • The Pogues singer Shane MacGowan dies at the age of 65.
    • Pending home sales in the USA drop to a record low.
  • December 1, 2023:
    • The truce between Israel and Hamas comes to an end.
    • US congressman George Santos is expelled from the US House of Representatives.
    • Former US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor dies at the age of 93.
    • The LAPD announce that an unidentified suspected serial killer has murdered three homeless men in a week.
    • Walmart announces that it is no longer advertising on X (Twitter).
  • December 3, 2023:
    • The Marvels (2023) ends its box office run as the lowest-grossing MCU movie in history.
    • Israel expands its offensive in Gaza.
    • Bitcoin rises above $40,000 for the first time since May 2022.
  • December 4, 2023:
    • The trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6 is released early due to leaks.
    • The word "Rizz" is named Oxford's Word of the Year for 2023.
    • Spotify announces that it will be axing 1,500 jobs to cut costs.
  • December 5, 2023:
    • Ukraine warns that it could lose the war against Russia if US aid is delayed by Republican-controlled congress.
    • Famous TV producer Norman Lear dies at the age of 101.
  • December 6, 2023:
    • Three people are killed in a shooting at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
    • A fourth lawsuit accuses Sean Combs (P. Diddy) of gang rape and sex trafficking.
    • Taylor Swift is named Time Magazine's person of the year.
  • December 7, 2023:
    • UN Secretary General António Guterres invokes Article 99 to demand an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.
    • Rapper Kodak Black is arrested on cocaine charges.
  • December 8, 2023:
    • Unemployment in the USA falls to 3.7%.
    • The US vetoes a UN resolution calling for a Gaza ceasefire due to the resolution being "unbalanced" and "detached from reality".
  • December 11, 2023: Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Andre Braugher dies at the age of 61.
  • December 12, 2023: A US intelligence assessment estimates that Russia has lost 87% of troops it had prior to start of the Ukraine war.
  • December 15, 2023:
    • The film Wonka (2023) is released.
    • Rudy Giuliani is ordered to pay $148 million for defaming two Georgia election workers.
    • US homelessness levels rise to a record 12%.
  • December 16, 2023:
    • Matthew Perry's death is ruled accidental due to the acute effects of ketamine.
    • Soccer: Bournemouth vs. Luton is abandoned after Tom Lockyer collapses and suffers a cardiac arrest in the 58th minute.
    • UFC 296: Leon Edwards defeats Colby Covington.
  • December 17, 2023: Joe Biden's motorcade is accidentally rammed by a drunk driver.
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  • December 19, 2023: The Colorado Supreme Court rules that Donald Trump is ineligible for the US presidency under Section 3 of the 14th amendment.
  • December 21, 2023:
    • 14 people are killed during a mass shooting at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Rudy Giuliani files for bankruptcy protection.
  • December 22, 2023:
    • The computer-animated film "Migration" is released.
    • The superhero film "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" is released.
    • The film "Rebel Moon" is released.
    • Dixie Chicks founding member Laura Lynch is killed in a car accident near El Paso, Texas.
    • Banksy's artwork of drones on a STOP sign is stolen in London.
  • December 23, 2023: Nick and Aaron Carter's sister, Bobbie Jean Carter, is found dead in her bathroom at the age of 41.
  • December 26, 2023: Pregnant woman Savannah Soto (18) and her boyfriend Matthew Guerra (22) are found murdered in a vehicle in San Antonio, Texas.
  • December 27, 2023:
    • "Parasite" actor Lee Sun-kyun is found dead in his car at the age of 48.
    • The New York Times sues OpenAI and Microsoft for using its news stories to train its AI.
  • December 28, 2023:
    • Gypsy Rose Blanchard is released from prison after serving eight years for her mother's murder.
    • The "Idaho Four" murder house is demolished.
  • December 29, 2023: Donald Trump is blocked from the Maine presidential ballot in 2024.
  • December 31, 2023:
    • The Queen of Denmark announces her abdication on TV.
    • Australian cyclist Melissa Hoskins is killed after her husband strikes her with his vehicle.
  • January 1, 2024: A tsunami warning is issued after an earthquake hits western Japan.
  • January 2, 2024: NFL star Aaron Rodgers wrongly accuses Jimmy Kimmel of being associated with Jeffrey Epstein.
  • January 3, 2024:
    • 89 people are killed after two bombs explode at Qasem Soleimani's tomb in eastern Kerman, Iran.
    • Some of the names in the Jeffrey Epstein court documents are unsealed.
    • A Nevada judge is attacked by a defendant immediately after she denies his request for probation.
  • January 4, 2024:
    • Two people, including the perpretator, are killed at a school shooting at Perry High School in Perry, Iowa.
    • Starsky & Hutch actor David Soul dies at the age of 80.
  • January 5, 2024: Oscar Pistorius is released from jail nearly 11 years after killing his girlfriend.
  • January 6, 2024:
    • Alaska Airlines grounds its Boeing 737 Max 9 jets after one of its planes loses a section of its fuselage mid-flight.
    • The US Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its strict abortion laws even in medical emergencies.
  • January 11, 2024:
    • Microsoft overtakes Apple to become the world's most valuable company.
    • The United States and Britain launch military strikes against Iran-backed rebels in Houthi-controlled Yemen.
    • South Africa opens its genocide case against Israel at The Hague.
    • Former England manager Sven-Göran Eriksson reveals that he has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
    • Two Navy SEALs go missing off the coast of Somalia.
  • January 12, 2024:
    • Argentina's annual inflation rate reaches 211.4%.
    • Ariana Grande releases the song "Yes, And?".
  • January 13, 2024: Soccer: The Africa Cup of Nations begins.
  • January 15, 2024: Donald Trump wins the Republican Party caucus in Iowa.
  • January 16, 2024:
    • Soccer: Italian side Roma sack manager Jose Mourinho.
    • NFL: It is reported that Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce is retiring.
  • January 17, 2024: Arnold Schwarzenegger is held by customs officers at Munich airport after failing to declare a luxury watch.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 18, 2023, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 18, 2023 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Television shows

TV series on December 18, 2023

People in December 2023 were watching the following TV 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
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 December 18, 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 December 2023.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III 2023
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III
Alan Wake 2 2023
Alan Wake 2
Cities: Skylines II 2023
Cities: Skylines II
Spider-Man 2 (2023) 2023
Spider-Man 2 (2023)
Super Mario Bros. Wonder 2023
Super Mario Bros. Wonder
Assassin's Creed Mirage 2023
Assassin's Creed Mirage
EA Sports FC 24 2023
EA Sports FC 24
Starfield 2023
Starfield
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
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 18.

Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand

Archduke of Austria Deceased
Born on December 18, 1863
He was not alive on this date.

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

Soviet Leader Deceased
Born on December 18, 1878
He was not alive on this date.

Arthur Leigh Allen

Arthur Leigh Allen

Zodiac Killer suspect Deceased
Born on December 18, 1933
He was not alive on this date.

Keith Richards

Keith Richards

Musician
Born on December 18, 1943
He turned 80 on this day in 2023.

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

Film director
Born on December 18, 1946
He turned 77 on this day in 2023.

Edmund Kemper

Edmund Kemper

Serial killer
Born on December 18, 1948
He turned 75 on this day in 2023.

Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta

Actor Deceased
Born on December 18, 1954
He was not alive on this date.

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

Actor
Born on December 18, 1963
He turned 60 on this day in 2023.

Stone Cold Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin

Wrestler
Born on December 18, 1964
He turned 59 on this day in 2023.

DMX

DMX

Rapper Deceased
Born on December 18, 1970
He was not alive on this date.

DJ Lethal

DJ Lethal

Limp Bizkit
Born on December 18, 1972
He turned 51 on this day in 2023.

Trish Stratus

Trish Stratus

Fitness model / wrestler
Born on December 18, 1975
She turned 48 on this day in 2023.

Sia

Sia

Singer
Born on December 18, 1975
She turned 48 on this day in 2023.

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes

Actress
Born on December 18, 1978
She turned 45 on this day in 2023.

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera

Singer
Born on December 18, 1980
She turned 43 on this day in 2023.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish

Singer
Born on December 18, 2001
She turned 22 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on December 18, 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 December 18, 2023 was most likely conceived around March 27, 2023.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 18, 2023 is close to September 9, 2024.

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Stats for December 18, 2023

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about December 18, 2023:

  • 119 days have passed since this date.
  • 17 weeks have passed.
  • 10,278,000 seconds have passed since December 18, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 11,991,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 5,303,448,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 1,713,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 883,908 steps. That's roughly 393 miles.
  • 123,336 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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