8th of October, 1968

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of October, 1968, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: The Troubles begin in Northern Ireland.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 48 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since the 8th of October, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1968.
  • Day 282 of 1968.
  • Leap Year: 1968 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1968 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of October, 1968 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of October, 1968, will be 48 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-08-1968 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1968-10-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19681008" are easier to sort.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of October, 1968:

  • United States: Hey Jude - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 8th of October, 1968.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of October, 1968 was probably conceived around the 30th of December, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of October, 1968 is the 18th of July, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

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On This Date

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Celebrity Birthdays

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of October, 1968.

  • 17,879 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,544,745,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,802,203,200 times.
  • Since the 8th of October, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 797,088,729,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 257,457,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,848,122 steps. That's about 59,044 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,536,947 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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