Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 31st of August, 2009 falls under the Bear.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 31st of August, 2009, will be 9 years of age.
American Format: 08-31-2009 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2009-08-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20090831" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1251673200.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of August:
Late Summer Bank Holiday (UK)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of August, 2009:
United States: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Inglourious Basterds" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 31st of August, 2009.
Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
Time Person of the Year 2009
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.
2009 in music.
Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
Weather information for the 31st of August, 2009:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 59.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 31st of August, 2009.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 31st of August, 2009. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 31st of August, 2009. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of August, 2009.
3,489 days have passed since this date.
301,453,200 seconds have passed since the 31st of August, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 351,695,400 times.
Since the 31st of August, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 155,549,851,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 50,242,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,924,975 steps. That's about 11,522 miles!
Since this date, 3,617,438 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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