8th of October, 2011

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of October, 2011, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 6 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since the 8th of October, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2011.
  • Day 281 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • 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 6 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.

Music Singles

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.

  • 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

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.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 8th of October, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of October, 2011 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of October, 2011 is the 17th of July, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of October:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Gears of War 3 - Sci-fi first-person-shooter game that was released on the XBox 360.
  • L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
  • Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
  • Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Homefront - A military FPS game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Developed by Ubisoft.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of October:

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Videos

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Visualize

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.

  • 2,448 days have passed since this date.
  • 211,507,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 246,758,400 times.
  • Since the 8th of October, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 109,137,715,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 35,251,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,189,619 steps. That's about 8,084 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,538,086 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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