Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 1st of August, 2014 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 1st of August, 2014, will be 5 years of age.
American Format: 08-01-2014 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2014-08-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20140801" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1406847600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of August, 2014:
United States: Rude - Magic!
United Kingdom: Me and My Broken Heart - Rixton
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Guardians of the Galaxy" 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 1st of August, 2014.
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.
ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.
Ice Bucket Challenge
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.
2014 Israel-Gaza conflict
The 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict continues throughout July and August of 2014. In response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel launches a military operation called "Operation Protective Edge." Throughout the course of the conflict, 2,200 people are killed (with most of them being Gazans). The conflict consists of an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, as well as multiple air strikes. Throughout this period, Hamas launches 4,500+ rockets and mortars into Israel. The conflict ends on the 26th of August when both sides agree to a ceasefire.
The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa was receiving around-the-clock news coverage. Between August and the end of October, the situation continued to worsen. In a number of cases, the media was accused of scaremongering and sensationalism. During this period of 2014, people in the developed world were becoming increasingly afraid about the possibility that the virus would spread to other parts of the world.
Weather information for the 1st of August, 2014:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 69.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 1st of August, 2014. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of August, 2014.
1,842 days have passed since this date.
159,148,800 seconds have passed since the 1st of August, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 185,673,600 times.
Since the 1st of August, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 82,120,780,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 26,524,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,686,797 steps. That's about 6,083 miles!
Since this date, 1,909,786 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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