Thursday April 20, 2023: on this day

About April 20th, 2023, in brief:

  • Historical events: SpaceX's Starship rocket, the largest and most powerful rocket ever built, launches for the first time. It explodes 4 minutes into flight.
  • Day of the week: April 20th, 2023 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Rabbit (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Luther Vandross, Jessica Lange
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Rabbit Hole directed by John Cameron Mitchell

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What day of the week was April 20, 2023?

April 20, 2023 was a Thursday and it was the 110th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 20, 2023 can also be written as 4/20/2023 in the US and as 20/4/2023 in UK and Europe.

April 20, 2023 in April 2023 calendar


April 20, 2023: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on April 20, 2023:

  • Spacex's starship rocket, the largest and most powerful rocket ever built, launches for the first time. it explodes 4 minutes into flight.

April 20, 2023: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 20, 2023: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 20th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus 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.

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April 20, 2023: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 20, 2023 is Rabbit and the associated element is Water.

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April 20, 2023: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on April 20, 2023 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 20, 2023 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 20, 2023 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 4% full, rising at 06:23 am and setting at 09:43 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 06, 2023 while the next full moon would come on May 05, 2023.

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Who was born on April 20, 2023?

Whose famous birthday is on April 20th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 20th:

  • Luther Vandross
    Luther Vandross

    Luther vandross was a renowned r&b singer known for his smooth and soulful voice, and for hits like 'never too much' and 'dance with my...

  • Jessica Lange
    Jessica Lange

    American academy award winning actress, who started her film career in 1976 with the remake of king kong.

  • Andy Serkis
    Andy Serkis

    Andy serkis is an english actor known for his groundbreaking motion-capture performances in iconic roles such as gollum in the lord of the...

  • Carmen Electra
    Carmen Electra

    American actress who made a successful career replacing stars like pamela anderson lee and jenny mccarthy of mtvaeur(tm), which has seen her...

  • Edie Sedgwick
    Edie Sedgwick

    American model with amazing eyes and great legs.

  • Shemar Moore
    Shemar Moore

    American actor, former fashion model.

  • Ryan O'Neal
    Ryan O'Neal

    After starting his career as a stuntman in the movie industry, he became an actor on tv and screen.

  • Crispin Glover
    Crispin Glover

    American actor, known for being one of hollywood's most famous oddballs, dada renaissance men, iconoclast auteurs, absurdist entrepreneurs,...

  • Veronica Cartwright
    Veronica Cartwright

    Veronica cartwright is an english-american actress known for her roles in alien, the birds, and invasion of the body snatchers.

  • George Takei
    George Takei

    American actor, director, and author.

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How old is someone born on April 20, 2023?

Someone born on April 20, 2023 is:

1 year 1 month old,

or 13 months and 7 days old,

or 57 weeks and 4 days old,

or 403 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 20, 2023?

There are 328 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday April 20th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 20, 2023?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on April 20, 2023.


April 20, 2023: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on April 20, 2023:

  • Rosa Salhuana
  • Salma Khadra Jayyusi
  • Josep Fusté
  • Mirella Giai

What famous deaths happened on April 20th?

Famous deaths on April 20th:

  • Benny Hill
    Benny Hill

    British comedian, who was well-known for his funny and humorous style.

  • Alan Dale
    Alan Dale

    American singer (born 1925).

  • Christian X
    Christian X

    King of denmark (1912-1947), dies aged 76.

  • Idrissa Deby

    Former President of Chad.

  • Galdino Balthazar

    Brazilian indigenous leader and activist who fought for the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon rainforest.

  • Briyan Stoker

    Irish author known for his Gothic novel Dracula.

  • Marl Stoker

    Irish author best known for his Gothic novel 'Dracula'.

  • Madylyn Pugh

    Co-creator of the 'I Love Lucy' show.

  • Zakariyah Deby

    Former President of Chad.

  • Felcia Farr

    American actress known for her roles in classic films and television shows.

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April 20, 2023: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on April 20, 2023:

  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
  • Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
  • April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
  • Ridván begins at sunset (Bahá'f Faith).

Observances on April 20, 2023:

  • Chinese Language Day

Saints celebrated on April 20, 2023:

  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Saint Theotimus (died 407)

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April 20, 2023: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 20, 2023 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Rabbit Hole

Release year: 2023

Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller

Country: United States of America

Legion of Super-Heroes

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Jeff Wamester

Starring: Jensen Ackles, Matt Bomer, Darin De Paul, Ben Diskin

Among the Beasts

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Matthew Newton

Starring: Tory Kittles, Libe Barer, Sarunas J. Jackson, Jon Bass

Left Behind: Rise of the Antichrist

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Kevin Sorbo

Starring: Kevin Sorbo, Neal McDonough, Bailey Chase, Corbin Bernsen

Maybe I Do

Maybe I Do

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Michael Jacobs

Starring: Emma Roberts, William H. Macy, Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere

April 20, 2023: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 20, 2023 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:


Release year: 2023

Directed by: Ciaran Foy

Dead Ringers

Release year: 2023

Directed by: David Cronenberg

The Diplomat

Release year: 2023

Directed by: David Holbrooke


Release year: 2023

Directed by: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte

Jury Duty

Release year: 2023

Directed by: John Fortenberry


Who was the US President on April 20, 2023?

On April 20, 2023 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 20, 2023?

On April 20, 2023 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 20, 2023?

On April 20, 2023 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about April 20th?

April 20th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 20th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 20th, such as:

  • 2019 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). seven people are killed in kabul when suicide bombers and gunmen storm the communications ministry.
  • 2018 - Syrian civil war: isil accepts control of yarmouk camp, southern damascus, to the syrian army in exchange for safe passage into isil-held territory within the syrian desert. this brings the predominantly palestinian refugee area under government control for first time since 2012.
  • 2017 - After a man opened fire on police officers at central paris' champs-elysees, one policeman was killed and the other critically injured. a gunman attempted to flee but was shot and killed, while another person was injured. although isil claims responsibility, the claim is disputed. francois hollande, president of france, says all evidence points to a terrorist attack. (abc news america via yahoo!) (bbc),

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What happened in 2023?

2023 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Singapore's Jurong Bird Park permanently closes.
  • Supporters of former Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro storm the Brazilian Congress.
  • Croatia officially adopts the Euro, becoming the 20th Eurozone country, and becomes the 27th member of the Schengen Area.

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What was the calendar for April 2023?

April 2023 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how April 2023 calendar looked like.