Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of October, 2011 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, 2011, will be 7 years of age.
American Format: 10-08-2011 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2011-10-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20111008" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1318028400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of October, 2011:
United States: Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera
United Kingdom: Loca People - Sak Noel
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Dolphin Tale" 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 8th of October, 2011.
Time Person of the Year 2011
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
2011 in music.
Popular music artists in 2011 included Enrique Iglesias, Pink, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Wiz Khalifa, Katy Perry, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Adele, Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, David Guetta and Gym Class Heroes.
Fifty Shades of Grey
During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.
Fall of Muammar Gaddafi
In September and October of 2011, the Libyan Civil War was coming to a close. Muammar Gaddafi's regime was on the brink of defeat. In the middle of September, the UN recognized the National Transitional Council as the legal representative of Libya. On the 20th of October, Muammar Gaddafi was captured and assassinated by rebels. Three days later, the NCT announced that they had secured victory against the regime.
Occupy Wall Street
During this period, a protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street" began to receive widespread media attention.
Weather information for the 8th of October, 2011:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.1 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 62.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of October, 2011.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 8th of October, 2011. 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 8th of October, 2011. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of October, 2011.
2,818 days have passed since this date.
243,475,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 284,054,400 times.
Since the 8th of October, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 125,633,203,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,579,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,938,867 steps. That's about 9,306 miles!
Since this date, 2,921,702 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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