Monday October 21, 2013

US date format: 10/21/2013, UK date format: 21/10/2013

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 21, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Royals by Lorde. Out of the Furnace, directed by Scott Cooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013 while Dog Songs by Mary Oliver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hinterland. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clumsy Ninja or Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2013, at October 21 across the years or at October 2013 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 21, 2013?


Holidays

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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Events

  • A female suicide bomber detonates an explosive vest on a bus in the Russian city of Volgograd, killing at least 6 and injuring at least 28 others, 8 of them critically. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • War in North-West Pakistan:: An explosion on the Jaffar Express, travelling between the Pakistani cities of Rawalpindi and Quetta, kills 7 people and injures at least another 10. (The Express)
  • An explosion on the Jaffar Express, travelling between the Pakistani cities of Rawalpindi and Quetta, kills 7 people and injures at least another 10. (The Express)
  • 2013 New South Wales bushfires:: Authorities warn that three fires burning out of control in Australia's Blue Mountains region near the towns of Lithgow, Springwood and Mount Victoria could merge and form a "megafire". (ABC)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Tangerines

Tangerines

Directed by: Zaza Urushadze

Starring: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Prisoners

Prisoners

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Country: United States of America

Rush

Rush

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara

Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener

Begin Again

Begin Again

Directed by: John Carney

Starring: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 2013?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Royals
  2. - Wrecking Ball
  3. - Roar
  4. - Wake Me Up!
  5. - Hold On, We're Going Home

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hold On, We're Going Home
  2. - Holy Grail
  3. - Blurred Lines
  4. - 23
  5. - Berzerk

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Royals
  2. - Safe And Sound
  3. - Radioactive
  4. - Demons
  5. - Sail

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Darte Un Beso
  2. - Propuesta Indecente
  3. - Loco
  4. - Vivir Mi Vida
  5. - El Ruido de Tus Zapatos
Sport Games on October 21, 2013

Sport Games on October 21, 2013


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Munich 1860 : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 21, 2013

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Villarreal : 2 - 0
  • Celta - Levante : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of October 21, 2013

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Brest - Metz : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of October 21, 2013

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Crystal Palace - Fulham : 1 - 4
See all Football game results of October 21, 2013

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Man Down

Man Down

Directed by: Dito Montiel

Hinterland

Hinterland

Directed by: Jost Althoff

Ravenswood

Ravenswood

Directed by: JD Cohen

Verliefd op Ibiza

Verliefd op Ibiza

Side Effects

Side Effects

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

How old am I?

If October 21, 2013 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Dog Songs by Mary Oliver

Dog Songs

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“The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming.” —The Boston Globe Mary Oliver’s Dog Songs is a celebration of the special bond between human

W Is For Wasted by Sue Grafton

W Is For Wasted

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The first victim was a local PI of suspect reputation who’d been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa. The other body was found on the beach six weeks later—a

Gone by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Gone

By:

A CRIME LORD IS ON THE LOOSE-AND HE'S DECLARED WAR ON DETECTIVE MICHAEL BENNETT'S FAMILY.Manuel Perrine doesn't fear anyone or anything. A charismatic, ruthless strongman, Perrine slaughters rivals as effortlessly as he wears his trademark white linen suits.

Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk

Doomed

By:

Welcome to Purgatory. Chuck Palahniuk style. After a botched Halloween ritual, Madison Spencer, the snarkiest dead girl in the universe, finds herself trapped in Purgatory, otherwise known as Earth.

Zealot by Reza Aslan

Zealot

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Good Housekeeping • Booklist • Publishers Weekly • BookishFrom the internationally bestselling author of No god but

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Clumsy Ninja

Clumsy Ninja

Platform: iOS, Android Google Play

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: NaturalMotion Games Ltd

Cloudberry Kingdom

Cloudberry Kingdom

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ubisoft

Card Hunter

Card Hunter

Platform: Web browser, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Tactical CCG and tabletop game hybrid

Publisher: Blue Manchu

Grid 2

Grid 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Mac OS X Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $87.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $511.77
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $34.98
  • General Electric GE: opens at $25.87
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $174.42

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.17 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0305 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9021 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.0926 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 134.28 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 21, 2013?

On October 21, 2013 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 21, 2013?

On October 21, 2013 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 21, 2013?

On October 21, 2013 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 21, 2013?

On October 21, 2013 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 21, 2013?

On October 21, 2013 Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.


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