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August 8th, 2002

August 8th, 2002, fell on a Thursday. It was day 220 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 2 months and 21 days have passed since August 8th, 2002.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 8th, 2002:

  • United States: Hot In Herre - Nelly
  • United Kingdom: Colourblind - Darius

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Signs" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 8th, 2002 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Hot In Herre by Nelly is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Colourblind by Darius is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Signs is at the top of the Box Office.

The Nokia 3310 is one of the most popular phones on the market at the moment. A popular software program called LimeWire is being used by many people to share MP3 files (and viruses). It's 2002, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Ashanti, Nelly, Eminem, Usher and Jennifer Lopez.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Futurama" and "The West Wing". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3", "WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It", "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" and "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Friends", "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "That '70s Show".

Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)" and "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game".


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 August 8th, 2002.

  • Chicago

    "Chicago" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2002.

  • 2002 in movies.

    Movies released in 2002 included The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Spider-Man, Men in Black II, Signs, Die Another Day, Ice Age, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, 8 Mile, Gangs of New York and The Ring.

  • Anna Kournikova

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002

    "The Whistleblowers" are listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2002.

  • 2002 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2002 included The Calling, Jennifer Lopez, Linkin Park, Puddle of Mudd, Ashanti, Usher, Vanessa Carlton, Eminem, Ja Rule, Jimmy Eat World, Nelly, Avril Lavigne and Missy Elliott.

  • Norah Jones - "Don't Know Why"

    "Don't Know Why" by Norah Jones would go on to win a Grammy for 2002's Record of the Year.

  • Emo

    In the summer of 2002, a rock music genre called Emo began to rise in popularity.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 2 months and 21 days have passed since August 8th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 8th, 2002, will be 18 years of age.
  • People born in 2002 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1028761200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 8th, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 8th, 2002, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 8th, 2002 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

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

  • The Wire - American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
  • The Shield - Police drama.
  • 24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.
  • Scrubs - Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
  • Alias - Spy action drama.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
  • The Office (UK version). - Starring Ricky Gervais.
  • My Wife and Kids - Comedy sitcom about a family called the Kyles.
  • Grounded for Life - Sitcom about an Irish Catholic family.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

2002 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2002.

"Jimmy Neutron" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "My Wife and Kids" - "Lizzie McGuire" - "Grounded for Life" - "Malcolm in the Middle" - "Rocket Power" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "Bob the Builder" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "The Wild Thornberrys" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Dawson's Creek" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "Recess" - "Pokemon" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "7th Heaven" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "Friends" - "Rugrats" - "The Simpsons"


2002 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2002:

  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of August:

  • Peace Festival

Weather

Weather information for August 8th, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.81cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 8th, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 8th, 2002 was probably conceived around the 29th of October, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 8th, 2002 is the 18th of May, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Battlefield 1942 - First-person shooter.
  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein - First-person shooter game.
  • WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It - Wrestling game that was released by THQ.
  • Halo: Combat Evolved - FPS game that was released for the Xbox.
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty - Stealth game.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 - The third game in the series.
  • Grand Theft Auto III - The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.
  • Devil May Cry - Hack and Slash game that was released for the PlayStation 2.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 8th, 2002.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 8th, 2002.

  • 6,657 days have passed since this date.
  • 575,168,400 seconds have passed since the August 8th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 671,029,800 times.
  • Since August 8th, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 296,786,894,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 95,861,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,464,482 steps. That's about 21,984 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,902,021 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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