Tuesday April 01, 2014: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/1/2014, UK date format: 1/4/2014

April 1st, 2014 was the 91st day of the year 2014 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Tuesday.

The number one song in US was Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2014 while Power Play by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Ek Hasina Thi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Age: Inquisition or 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Books | Videogames

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April 01, 2014 Events

What happened on April 01, 2014?

Historical Events

  • After three years of hiatus, American internet cartoon series Homestar Runner releases its first update on its website.
  • A magnitude 8.2 earthquake strikes the Pacific Ocean, near Chile. It causes landslides that kill at least five people. A tsunami alert is issued. (USGS), (AP via The Australian).
  • 2014 Guinea Ebola epidemic: There are now 80 deaths in Guinea, and two more in neighboring Liberia.
  • With two deaths in neighboring Liberia, the death toll in Guinea has risen to 80.
  • 2014 Crimean crisis: NATO suspends "all practical civil and military cooperation with Russia" as a result the annexation Crimea. There is no indication that Russian troops have left the Ukrainian border.
  • NATO has suspended "all practical civilian military cooperation" with Russia in response to the annexation Crimea. There is no indication that Russian troops have left the Ukrainian border.
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What happened on April 01 in history? Find out the list of April 1st major events

What was 2014 famous for? Discover everything about 2014


April 01, 2014 Famous Birthdays

Other April 1st famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 01, 2014 is your birthday you are 9 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 01.

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April 01, 2014 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 01, 2014?

Other April 1st famous deaths

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April 01, 2014 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Horse chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Horse

Element: Wood

Horse personality

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April 01, 2014 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 01, 2014?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

April 1st marks the 90th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2014.

There are 274 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 01, 2014 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 01, 2014?


  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
  • Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
  • April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
  • Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
  • In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
  • Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
  • International Day of the Birds.
  • In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.


  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Saint Jacoba
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 01, 2014? Which were the top hits on April 01, 2014?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Happy
  2. - All Of Me
  3. - Dark Horse
  4. - Talk Dirty
  5. - Let It Go

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Happy
  2. - All Of Me
  3. - Talk Dirty
  4. - The Man
  5. - Drunk In Love

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Pompeii
  2. - Team
  3. - Best Day Of My Life
  4. - Let Her Go
  5. - Demons

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Odio
  2. - El Perdedor
  3. - Adrenalina
  4. - Vivir Mi Vida
  5. - Propuesta Indecente

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2014

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

Country: United States of America

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Country: United States of America

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster

Country: United States of America

Reservation Road

Reservation Road

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Terry George

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly, Elle Fanning

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Ek Hasina Thi

Ek Hasina Thi

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Sriram Raghavan

Killing Spree

Killing Spree

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Tim Ritter

House of Fools

House of Fools

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky



Release year: 2014

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman

Country: United States of America

Mr. Pickles

Mr. Pickles

Release year: 2014

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Power Play by Danielle Steel

Power Play


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn North California, two successful CEOs are essential to the future of their companies. Both are great at the power game. The difference is enormous.

The Story Of The Jews by Simon Schama

The Story Of The Jews


This stunningly illustrated cultural history, which is a tie-in to the BBC and PBS series The Story of the Jews, features Simon Schama's detailed account of the Jewish experience. It spans three millennia.

David And Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

David And Goliath


Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new bestseller is now available in paperback. A shepherd boy who was just three thousand years old, on an ancient battlefield in Palestine, defeated a powerful warrior with little more than

Not Cool by Greg Gutfeld

Not Cool


One evil beast lurks behind every dangerous and terrible decision: The Cool. The desire to be cool can take you from politics to personal life, fashion to food to campus and locker rooms.

Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett

Raising Steam


NATIONAL BESTSELLER Steam is rising in Discworld. . . . Mister Simnel has created a huge, clanging machine that harnesses all the elements (earth, air and fire) and it is quickly drawing in astonished audiences.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on April 1st, 2014 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EA Sports



Platform: Wii U

Genre: Action, platform, puzzle

Publisher: Fuzzy Wuzzy Games

Angry Birds POP!

Angry Birds POP!

Platform: iOS, Android, Facebook

Genre: Tile-matching

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Football Manager 2015

Football Manager 2015

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Sports, business simulation

Publisher: Sega


April 01, 2014 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on April 01, 2014

Sport Games on April 01, 2014


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackburn - Brighton : 3 - 3
  • Leeds - Charlton : 0 - 1
  • Wigan - Leicester : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of April 01, 2014


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Dartford - Luton : 1 - 2
  • Macclesfield - Cambridge : 0 - 1
  • Southport - Braintree Town : 0 - 4
  • Woking - Forest Green : 2 - 1
  • Wrexham - Grimsby : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of April 01, 2014

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Morton - Dumbarton : 3 - 0
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League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Coventry - Bradford : 0 - 0
  • Port Vale - Crawley Town : 2 - 1
  • Sheffield United - Brentford : 0 - 0
  • Stevenage - Wolves : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of April 01, 2014

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $97.65
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $537.76
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $41.15
  • General Electric GE: opens at $25.83
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $193.12

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 103.69 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1027 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.8835 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2069 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 143.0 JPY

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