Tuesday December 31, 2019: on this day

About December 31st, 2019, in brief:

  • Historical events: The World Health Organization is informed of cases of pneumonia with an unknown cause, detected in Wuhan.[19] This later turned out to be COVID-19, the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Day of the week: December 31st, 2019 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Anthony Hopkins, Tim Matheson
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • Popular movie: Richard Jewell directed by Clint Eastwood

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What day of the week was December 31, 2019?

December 31, 2019 was a Tuesday and it was the 365th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 31, 2019 can also be written as 12/31/2019 in the US and as 31/12/2019 in UK and Europe.

December 31, 2019 in December 2019 calendar


December 31, 2019: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on December 31, 2019:

  • The world health organization is informed of cases of pneumonia with an unknown cause, detected in wuhan.[19] this later turned out to be covid-19, the cause of the covid-19 pandemic.

December 31, 2019: What were the magazines covers that day?

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December 31, 2019: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 31st 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 31, 2019: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 31, 2019 is Pig and the associated element is Earth.

Discover the Pig personality and how the Earth Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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December 31, 2019: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on December 31, 2019 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 31, 2019 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 31, 2019 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 31% full, rising at 10:58 am and setting at 10:04 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 12, 2019 while the next full moon would come on Jan 10, 2020.

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Who was born on December 31, 2019?

Whose famous birthday is on December 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 31st:

  • Anthony Hopkins
    Anthony Hopkins

    Welch is an actor from england who is an exceptional international player in tv and films.

  • Tim Matheson
    Tim Matheson

    American actor, tv and film star.

  • Val Kilmer
    Val Kilmer

    American actor, writer and musician.

  • John Denver
    John Denver

    American folk singer, recording artist and club performer.

  • Ben Kingsley
    Ben Kingsley

    An english actor.

  • Sarah Miles
    Sarah Miles

    British actress, first recognized in u.s.

  • Joey McIntyre
    Joey McIntyre

    American musician, most famous for being the cupid-faced child of "new kids on the block".

  • Bebe Neuwirth
    Bebe Neuwirth

    American singer, actress, and dancer.

  • Joe Dallesandro
    Joe Dallesandro

    American actor, model, and 'warhol star.

  • Barbara Carrera
    Barbara Carrera

    Nicaraguan model and actress.

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How old is someone born on December 31, 2019?

Someone born on December 31, 2019 is:

4 years 4 months old,

or 52 months and 28 days old,

or 230 weeks

or 1610 days old,

Use our How old am I? Calculator to know the age of a person today or use the Age Calculator to determine the interval between two dates.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 31, 2019?

There are 217 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday December 31st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 31, 2019?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on December 31, 2019.


December 31, 2019: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on December 31, 2019:

  • Intisar Al-Saghira

    Iraqi politician who served as a member of the Iraqi National Assembly.

What famous deaths happened on December 31st?

Famous deaths on December 31st:

  • Betty White
    Betty White

    American actress.

  • James Avery
    James Avery

    James avery was an american actor best known for his role as uncle phil on the tv show the fresh prince of bel-air.

  • Wayne Rogers
    Wayne Rogers

    Wayne rogers was an american actor best known for his role as trapper john mcintyre in the tv series m*a*s*h.

  • Woody Strode
    Woody Strode

    Former professional football player turned actor, appeared in films like 'Spartacus' and 'Once Upon a Time in the West'.

  • Billie Dove
    Billie Dove

    American actress (born in 1903).

  • Wesley Addy
    Wesley Addy

    Omaha, nebraska -- actor (bostonians, loving).

  • Edward Herrmann
    Edward Herrmann

    American actor (d. 2014).

  • Kader Khan
    Kader Khan

    Indian actor (b. 1937).

  • William Christopher
    William Christopher

    American actor and singer (d. 2016).

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December 31, 2019: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on December 31, 2019:

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

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December 31, 2019: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 31, 2019 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Richard Jewell

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm

Country: United States of America

Knives Out

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Jaeden Martell, Frank Oz

Country: United States of America

The Good Liar

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Ian Mckellen, Helen Mirren, Russell Tovey, Mark Lewis Jones, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Country: United States of America

Jumanji: The Next Level

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Danny DeVito, Madison Iseman, Ashley Scott, Colin Hanks, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Dania Ramirez, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Terminator: Dark Fate

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Diego González Boneta, Tristan Ulloa, Tom Hopper

Country: United States of America

December 31, 2019: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on December 31, 2019 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown


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Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Girl, Wash Your Face


Subtitle: "Stop believing the lies about who you are so that you can become who and what your meant to be"

Educated by Tara Westover



Memoir of a Cambridge Ph.D., who was raised by Idaho survivalists. She didn't enter a classroom until the age of 17

Long Road to Mercy by David Baldacci

Long Road to Mercy


Atlee Pine, an FBI agent, becomes suspicious after she is pulled from a case following the disappearance of a tourist at the Grand Canyon.

Target: Alex Cross by James Patterson

Target: Alex Cross


Alex Cross attempts to locate a sniper that opened fire on Washington, D.C. mourners.


Who was the US President on December 31, 2019?

On December 31, 2019 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 2019?

On December 31, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 31, 2019?

On December 31, 2019 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about December 31st?

December 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st 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 31st, such as:

  • 2018 - Two people are killed and 34 injured in a bomb blast at a busy shopping center in cotabato in the philippines.
  • 2017 - A large number fireworks accidentally went off in a barge during a terrigal new year's day celebration, nsw, australia. this caused thousands of people to be evacuated from terrigal by police. the two barges were also damaged.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war (2014-17): december 2016 baghdad bombings: two bomb blasts in baghdad killed at least 27 and injured more than 50 people in the attack on a central baghdad market. (ap),

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What happened in 2019?

2019 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • War in Afghanistan: 27 Afghan National Security Forces members are killed by the Taliban in coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan. They refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • After refusing to negotiate peace with the government, 27 Taliban members were killed by the Afghan National Security Forces.
  • War in North-West Pakistan: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan gunmen attacked a security base located in the Loralai region of Pakistan. The attack resulted in the deaths four security guards as well as four terrorists, one of whom was a suicide bomber. The attack also left two guards with injuries.

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What was the calendar for December 2019?

December 2019 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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