8th of March, 2014

The 8th of March, 2014, fell on a Saturday. Day 67 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 8th of March, 2014:

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of March, 2014:

  • United States: Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • United Kingdom: Happy - Pharrell Williams

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "300: Rise of An Empire" 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 March, 2014.

  • 2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • 2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Russia & Ukraine

    On the 1st of March, Russian President Vladimir Putin gains parliamentary approval to use force in Ukraine in order to protect Russian interests. In mid-March, Crimea joins Russia after a secession referendum. This referendum is described as a "sham" by governments in the west. Tensions between Russia and the west continue to rise as US President Obama demands that Russia "move back its troops."

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    The world is stunned when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar. Despite the largest search in aviation history, there are no sightings of the plane or its debris.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 8 months and 15 days have passed since the 8th of March, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of March, 2014, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1394236800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of March, 2014:

  • 18th of February, 2014: The Ukrainian Revolution begins.
  • 24th of February, 2014: Ghostbusters actor Harold Ramis passes away.
  • 2nd of March, 2014: The 86th Academy Awards are held. Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress for her role as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Blue Jasmine
  • 21st of March, 2014: Actor James Rebhorn passes away after a long battle with skin cancer.
  • 7th of April, 2014: Peaches Geldof is discovered dead in her home.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of March, 2014, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of March, 2014 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Weather

Weather information for the 8th of March, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.83 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 March, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of March, 2014 was probably conceived around the 29th of May, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of March, 2014 is the 16th of December, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 8th of March, 2014.

  • Cardiff defeat Fulham 3-1.
  • Chelsea thrash Tottenham 4-0.
  • Crystal Palace lose 1-0 at home to Southampton.
  • Norwich and Stoke draw 1-1.
  • West Brom lose 3-0 at home to Man United.

8th of March

Events that have occurred on the 8th of March:

  • 8th of March, 1921: Spanish Prime Minister Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated.
  • 8th of March, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
  • 8th of March, 1971: The Fight of the Century takes place between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali.
  • 8th of March, 1973: The Northern Ireland sovereignty referendum takes place. It is largely boycotted by the nationalist community
  • 8th of March, 1973: Singer Ron "Pigpen" McKernan passes away.
  • 8th of March, 1988: Super Tuesday: U.S. presidential candidate George H. W. Bush defeats Bob Dole in a number of Republican primaries
  • 8th of March, 1993: The first episode of "Beavis and Butt-head" is aired.

Television

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

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

Computer Games

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

  • DayZ - Survival video game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
  • The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of March, 2014.

  • 2,084 days have passed since this date.
  • 180,057,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of March, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 210,067,200 times.
  • Since the 8th of March, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 92,909,721,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,009,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,484,954 steps. That's about 6,882 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,160,691 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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