Monday December 21, 2020: on this day

December 21, 2020 was the 356th day of the year 2020, under the sign of Sagittarius and the day of the week was Monday.

Is December 21, 2020 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on December 21, 2020, who was born and died on December 21, 2020, what holidays and observances are celebrated on December 21, 2020, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. Onward, directed by Dan Scanlon), TV series (e.g. Equinox) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about December 21st, 2020 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was December 21, 2020?

December 21, 2020 was a Monday and it was the 356th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 21, 2020 can also be written as 12/21/2020 in the US and as 21/12/2020 in UK and Europe.

December 21, 2020 in December 2020 calendar


December 21, 2020: What happened on that day?

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December 21, 2020: What were the magazines covers that day?

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December 21, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 21st is Sagittarius.

Sagittarius is the 9th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between November 22nd and December 21st belong to the Sagittarius sign: discover Sagittarius personality and who should a Sagittarius marry.

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn.

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December 21, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 21, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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December 21, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

Moon phase


The moon phase on December 21, 2020 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 21, 2020 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 December 21, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 52% full, rising at 12:11 pm and setting at 11:58 pm.

The previous full moon was on Nov 30, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Dec 30, 2020.

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Your place in the Universe on December 21, 2020

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Who was born on December 21, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on December 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 21st:

  • Jane Fonda
    Jane Fonda

    American actress, who has at times been a sexpot and a feminist, a politician, a producer of exercise videos, a businesswoman,...

  • Kiefer Sutherland
    Kiefer Sutherland

    British-american actor, noted family, kiefer william frederick dempsey george rufus sutherland is a twin.

  • Corinne Touzet
    Corinne Touzet

    French actress, comedian on tv, producer and producer of west indian descent.

  • Julie Delpy
    Julie Delpy

    French actress; well-known internationally.

  • Jane Kaczmarek
    Jane Kaczmarek

    Tv actress.

  • Ray Romano
    Ray Romano

    American comedian, with a droning, worried tone, is the star of "everybody loves raymond" 1996.

  • Andy Dick
    Andy Dick

    American comedian and actor.

  • Paul Meurisse
    Paul Meurisse

    French actor and fianca(c), of singer edith piaf.

  • Steven Yeun
    Steven Yeun

    Tv actor.

  • Phil Donahue
    Phil Donahue

    American television personality.

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December 21, 2020: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 3 years 2 months old,

or 38 months and 12 days old,

or 167 weeks

or 1169 days old,

if you were born on December 21, 2020.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 21, 2020?

There are 292 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday December 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 21, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on December 21, 2020.


December 21, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on December 21, 2020:

  • Kevin Greene
  • István Kovács
  • Arnold Wolfendale
  • Boris Bušmelёv
  • K. T. Oslin

What famous deaths happened on December 21st?

Famous deaths on December 21st:

  • Ted Healy
    Ted Healy

    American screenwriter and actor (d. 1937).

  • Billie Whitelaw
    Billie Whitelaw

    Coventry (england) -- actress (omens, adding machine).

  • Richard Long
    Richard Long

    American author and historian (d. 2013).

  • Frank B. Kellogg

    American lawyer and politician, 45th united states secretary of state, nobel prize laureate (b. 1856).

  • Edwin G. Krebs

    American biochemist and academic, nobel prize laureate (d. 2009).

  • Nikolaas Tinbergen

    Dutch-english ethologist and ornithologist, nobel prize laureate (d. 1988).

  • Albert King

    American blues singer/guitarist crosscut saw, dies at the age of 71 (born in 1923).

  • Danni Ashe

    American adult model and entrepreneur.

  • Klara Hitler

    Austrian woman and mother to nazi dictator adolf hitler.

  • Lion Feuchtwanger

    German-Jewish novelist known for his historical fiction.

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December 21, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on December 21, 2020:

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

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December 21, 2020: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 21, 2020 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

Starring: Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Grudge

The Grudge

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, Betty Gilpin, Demian Bichir, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver

Country: United States of America

The Hunt

The Hunt

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

Starring: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Ethan Suplee, Emma Roberts

Country: United States of America

The Watch

The Watch

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

December 21, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on December 21, 2020 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: 2020

Directed by: Caryn Cline



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Joseph Lisa

El Cid

El Cid

Release year: 2020

Sweet Home

Sweet Home

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Rafa Martinez



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nino Aldi

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 21st, 2020 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Who was the US President on December 21, 2020?

On December 21, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 21, 2020?

On December 21, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 21, 2020?

On December 21, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about December 21st?

December 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of December. 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 December 21st, such as:

  • 2018 - Colombian conflict: a joint military and police operation near tumaco kills walter arizala, an ecuadorian drug dealer and farc dissident. arizala was earlier this year wanted in connection with the assassination of two ecuadorian journalists.
  • 2017 - December 2017, melbourne car attack: nineteen victims were injured when a car crashed into pedestrians on the corner of flinders street, elizabeth street, melbourne, australia. the driver was arrested. victoria police believe the incident was a deliberate act, but not terrorist-related.
  • 2016 - Terrorism is in indonesia: three indonesian police officers are killed in a gunfight south jakarta following the discovery of a bomb. in connection with alleged involvement in suicide bomb attack plans, fourteen people were arrested.

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What happened in 2020?

2020 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is killed by an American airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, igniting global concerns of a potential armed conflict.
  • Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes immediately after takeoff at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport; all 176 on board are killed. The plane was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile.
  • Taal Volcano in the Philippines erupts, and kills 39 people.

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What was the calendar for December 2020?

December 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th 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 December 2020 calendar looked like.