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.
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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of March:
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
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.
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of March, 2014.
2,023 days have passed since this date.
174,783,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of March, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 203,914,200 times.
Since the 8th of March, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 90,188,337,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,130,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,031,390 steps. That's about 6,681 miles!
Since this date, 2,097,403 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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