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2015

Clockwise from top-left: civil service in remembrance of the November Paris attacks; Germanwings Flight 9525 was purposely crashed into the French Alps by suicidal co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, killing all 150 people on board; The Gorkha earthquake in Nepal kills 8,964 people; world leaders pose for a picture during the Paris Agreement, an international agreement on climate change; an airstrike in Sana'a during the Saudi Arabian–led intervention in Yemen; refugees of the Syrian civil war come ashore in Greece amidst a migrant crisis in Europe; FIFA president Sepp Blatter is forced to resign in disgrace in the wake of the FIFA corruption case; New Horizons makes a flyby and takes the first images of Pluto.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
2015 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2015
MMXV
Ab urbe condita2768
Armenian calendar1464
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԴ
Assyrian calendar6765
Baháʼí calendar171–172
Balinese saka calendar1936–1937
Bengali calendar1422
Berber calendar2965
British Regnal year63 Eliz. 2 – 64 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2559
Burmese calendar1377
Byzantine calendar7523–7524
Chinese calendar甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4712 or 4505
    — to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4713 or 4506
Coptic calendar1731–1732
Discordian calendar3181
Ethiopian calendar2007–2008
Hebrew calendar5775–5776
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2071–2072
 - Shaka Samvat1936–1937
 - Kali Yuga5115–5116
Holocene calendar12015
Igbo calendar1015–1016
Iranian calendar1393–1394
Islamic calendar1436–1437
Japanese calendarHeisei 27
(平成27年)
Javanese calendar1948–1949
Juche calendar104
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4348
Minguo calendarROC 104
民國104年
Nanakshahi calendar547
Thai solar calendar2558
Tibetan calendar阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
2141 or 1760 or 988
    — to —
阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2142 or 1761 or 989
Unix time1420070400 – 1451606399

2015 (MMXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

2015 was designated by the United Nations as:

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Popular culture

In the time travel film Back to the Future Part II, Doc Brown, Marty McFly, and Marty's girlfriend Jennifer Parker travel to October 21, 2015 to prevent Marty's son from being arrested.

The Japanese animated mecha television series Neon Genesis Evangelion (Released 1995) is set in the year 2015, in which earth is under attack from mysterious entities known as "angels".

See also

References

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