What day of the week was October 21, 2020?

October 21, 2020 was a Wednesday and it was the 295th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 21, 2020 can also be written as 10/21/2020 in the US and as 21/10/2020 in UK and Europe.

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

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 21st is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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

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

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

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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 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 October 21, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 34% full, rising at 12:52 pm and setting at 10:06 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 01, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Oct 31, 2020.

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Who was born on October 21, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on October 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 21st:

  • Louis Koo
    Louis Koo

    Louis koo is a hong kong actor and singer known for his roles in popular action films and tv dramas.

  • Ken Watanabe
    Ken Watanabe

    Ken watanabe is a japanese actor known for his roles in films such as the last samurai and inception.

  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher

    American actress, author and playwright, debbie reynolds is the daughter of eddie fisher and debbie reynolds, who are also noted family...

  • Patti Davis
    Patti Davis

    American writer, nancy davis, is the daughter of ronald reagan.

  • Aaron Tveit
    Aaron Tveit

    Stage actor.

  • Charlotte Sullivan
    Charlotte Sullivan

    Canadian actress.

  • Glen Powell
    Glen Powell

    Glen powell is a tv actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as 'scream queens' and 'everybody wants some!!'.

  • Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman
    Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

    Jeffrey bowyer-chapman is a canadian actor known for his role in the television series 'unreal'.

  • Matt Dallas
    Matt Dallas

    Matt dallas is an american actor known for his role as kyle in the tv series kyle xy.

  • Blanca Suárez
    Blanca Suárez

    Spanish actress known for her roles in TV series and films.

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How old is someone born on October 21, 2020?

Someone born on October 21, 2020 is:

3 years 7 months old,

or 43 months and 3 days old,

or 187 weeks and 2 days old,

or 1311 days old,

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

There are 150 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday October 21st 2024.

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

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


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

Famous people died on October 21, 2020:

  • Frank Bough

    English journalist and radio host (d. 2020).

  • Marge Champion

    Marge Champion was a renowned dancer known for her work in Hollywood musicals.

  • Dario Crapanzano
  • Mario Henderson
  • Jesse Arnelle
  • Peter F. Secchia
  • Viola Smith
  • Paul Leduc
  • Frank Horvat
  • Gordon Astall

What famous deaths happened on October 21st?

Famous deaths on October 21st:

  • Maxene Andrews
    Maxene Andrews

    American soprano singer and middle child of three siblings, the andrews sisters.

  • Marty Ingels
    Marty Ingels

    American actor and comedian (d. 2015).

  • Marie McDonald
    Marie McDonald

    Singer/actress (promises promises) dies from overdose at 42.

  • Jash Chopra

    Legendary filmmaker known for romantic movies.

  • Jaking Kerouac

    Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet, best known for his novel On the Road.

  • Jhace Kerouac

    Jhace Kerouac was a key figure in the Beat Generation, known for his spontaneous, stream-of-consciousness writing style in novels like 'On...

  • Benjerman Bradlee

    Former executive editor of The Washington Post during the Watergate scandal.

  • Paisly Fitzgerald

    Paisly Fitzgerald was an American novelist and short story writer who was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance literary movement.

  • Jarl Hjalmarson

    Swedish politician known for his contributions to the Moderate Party.

  • Pietra Aretino

    Pietra Aretino was an Italian Renaissance poet and playwright known for his satirical and controversial writings.

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

Holidays on October 21, 2020:

  • 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.
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
  • Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
  • Diwali in India (2006)

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

The most popular movies on October 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

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

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

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

Country: United States of America


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicol Paone

Starring: Malin Akerman, Kat Dennings, Aisha Tyler, Christine Taylor

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

The most popular TV Series on October 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:

Love & Anarchy

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Love & Anarchy

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller


Release year: 2020

Directed by: John Lion

The Right Stuff

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Philip Kaufman


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Thunder Levin


Who was the US President on October 21, 2020?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 21, 2020?

On October 21, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about October 21st?

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

  • 2018 - 2018 yilan train crash: a train in yilan county, taiwan derails and leaves at least 18 people dead and 187 injured.
  • 2017 - War in somalia: 14 oct 2017 mogadishu bombings. somalia's worst terror attack has now claimed 358 lives, making it the fifth most deadly terror attack in history.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war (2014-2017: isil militants attack government buildings, police stations and a power plant in kirkuk, iraqi kurdistan. hundreds of people are killed.

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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 October 2020?

October 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th 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 October 2020 calendar looked like.