1st of August, 2014

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of August, 2014, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Australian singer Michael Johns dies from Dilated cardiomyopathy.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 4 years, 3 months and 16 days have passed since the 1st of August, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 2014.
  • Day 213 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • 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 4 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.

Music Singles

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.

  • 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.

  • ISIS

    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.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    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

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.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 1st of August, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of August, 2014 was probably conceived around the 22nd of October, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of August, 2014 is the 11th of May, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of August:

Television

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of August:

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Videos

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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.

  • 1,567 days have passed since this date.
  • 135,392,400 seconds have passed since the 1st of August, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 157,957,800 times.
  • Since the 1st of August, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 69,862,478,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 22,565,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 11,643,746 steps. That's about 5,175 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,624,709 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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