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About December 24th, 2020, in brief:

  • Day of the week: December 24th, 2020 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Ricky Martin, Ava Gardner
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • Popular movie: Dolittle directed by Stephen Gaghan

More about December 24th, 2020? See below for more news and curiosities on December 24th, 2020.


What day of the week was December 24, 2020?

December 24, 2020 was a Thursday and it was the 359th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 24, 2020 can also be written as 12/24/2020 in the US and as 24/12/2020 in UK and Europe.

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December 24, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 24th is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn 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 24, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 24, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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December 24, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on December 24, 2020 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 24, 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 24, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 79% full, rising at 01:20 pm and setting at 02:55 am.

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

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Who was born on December 24, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on December 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 24th:

  • Ricky Martin
    Ricky Martin

    Puerto-rican singer.

  • Ava Gardner
    Ava Gardner

    American actress.

  • Stephenie Meyer
    Stephenie Meyer

    Young adult author.

  • Mark Valley
    Mark Valley

    American actor.

  • Diedrich Bader
    Diedrich Bader

    American actor.

  • Lee Daniels
    Lee Daniels


  • Satomi Ishihara
    Satomi Ishihara

    Japanese actress.

  • Lynn Chen
    Lynn Chen

    Lynn Chen is an American actress and musician known for her work in film and television.

  • Clarence Gilyard
    Clarence Gilyard

    Clarence Gilyard is a former college athlete who later became an actor, best known for his roles in TV series like 'Walker, Texas Ranger'.

  • Ruth Chatterton
    Ruth Chatterton

    American actress, writer, and pilot.

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How old is someone born on December 24, 2020?

Someone born on December 24, 2020 is:

3 years 6 months old,

or 42 months and 24 days old,

or 186 weeks

or 1302 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 24, 2020?

There are 159 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday December 24th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 24, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on December 24, 2020.

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December 24, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on December 24, 2020:

  • Ivry Gitlis

    Ivry gitlis is a renowned violinist known for his passionate and expressive performances.

  • Daniel Hodge
  • Aleksandar Ivoš
  • Milorad Janković
  • Adramé Ndiaye
  • Giovanni Romano
  • Geoff Stephens
  • Anna Vanzan
  • Mitsumasa Anno
  • John Joseph Cremona
  • Ezio Zefferi

What famous deaths happened on December 24th?

Famous deaths on December 24th:

  • Jack Klugman
    Jack Klugman

    Jack klugman was an american tv actor known for his roles in 'the odd couple' and 'quincy, m.e.

  • Harold Pinter
    Harold Pinter

    British playwright, screenwriter, and poet.

  • Peter Lawford
    Peter Lawford

    British-american star with 57 films and several tv series.

  • Norma Talmadge
    Norma Talmadge

    American actress, silent screen, vaudeville and radio star, oldest of three talmadge sisters, who was promoted by her stage-driven mother.

  • Charles Durning
    Charles Durning

    American singer and actor (d. 2012).

  • Liz Smith
    Liz Smith

    American journalist and one of the most respected gossip columnists.

  • Ian Hendry
    Ian Hendry

    Actor (assassin get carter, repulsion), dead at 53.

  • Elener Adams

    Legendary American boxer known for his powerful punches and undefeated record.

  • Sharbel

    Lebanese Maronite monk known for his holiness and miracles.

  • Norman Vincent Peale

    Norman Vincent Peale was an American minister and author known for his work in popularizing the concept of positive thinking.

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Who was the US President on December 24, 2020?

On December 24, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 24, 2020?

On December 24, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 24, 2020?

On December 24, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about December 24th?

December 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th 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 24th, such as:

  • 2018 - The dow jones industrial average fell 2.9% on christmas eve, marking its worst performance.
  • 2017 - Typhoon tembin - officials have raised the death toll from this storm at 182. at least 153 people are missing and more that 70,000 were displaced.
  • 2016 - Boko haram insurgency: president muhammadu buhari announced that the nigerian armed forces had successfully expelled boko haram militants in their last stronghold, the sambisa forest, northeastern nigeria.

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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.

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