August 8th, 2007, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 220 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
13 years, 8 months and 14 days have passed since August 8th, 2007.
August 8th, 2007 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:
Metal Gear Solid 2 (Game) - The game begins with the Tanker Incident, with Solid Snake infiltrating the USS Discovery.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 8th, 2007:
United States: Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston
United Kingdom: The Way I Are - Timbaland & Keri Hilson
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Bourne Ultimatum" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 8th, 2007 and it's a Wednesday. 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 Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Way I Are by Timbaland & Keri Hilson is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Bourne Ultimatum is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account. A rock music genre called "Emo" is extremely popular at the moment. The genre, which stands for "emotional hardcore", has created a subculture of "Emos" who dye their hair black and wear thick frame glasses.
It's 2007, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Sean Kingston, Soulja Boy and Nelly Furtado. Financial markets are currently rattled and issues with the U.S. subprime mortgage sector seem to be spiraling out of control. American Home Mortgage recently filed for bankruptcy and international banking group BNP Paribas has blocked withdrawals from three of its hedge funds due to a lack of liquidity. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Two and a Half Men", "Lost" and "Battlestar Galactica".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead Rising", "Just Cause", "Call of Duty 3" and "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Zoey 101", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "The Hills" and "Curious George". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "Nintendo Wii".
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, 2007.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo (Blog Early Blog Often) is beginning to overtake its rival MySpace. Bebo is famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.
No Country for Old Men
"No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.
2007 in movies.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2007 included the likes of 300, Transformers, Superbad, Shrek the Third, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Spider-Man 3, I Am Legend, Ratatouille, The Simpsons Movie, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Zodiac, American Gangster and No Country for Old Men.
Who were the best football players in 2007?
In 2007, the best soccer players were Kaká, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Andrea Pirlo, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Cesc Fàbregas, Robinho and Francesco Totti.
American actress Jessica Alba is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.
Time Person of the Year 2007
Russian leader Vladimir Putin is named as the Time Person of the Year 2007.
Who were the best NBA players in 2007?
In 2007, the best NBA players were Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Yao Ming, Gilbert Arenas, Tracy McGrady, Kevin Garnett, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and Chauncey Billups.
2007 in music.
Popular music artists in 2007 included My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Daughtry, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, Avril Lavigne, Rihanna, T-Pain, Soulja Boy, Kanye West, Fergie, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Chris Brown and Timbaland.
Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"
"Rehab" by Amy Winehouse would go on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.
During this period, a Youtube music video called "Chocolate Rain" by Tay Zonday is going viral.
Looming financial crisis.
Signs of a looming financial crisis are beginning to appear. On the 2nd of April, 2007, a real estate investment trust called New Century files for bankruptcy. On the 9th of August, 2007, banking group BNP Paribas begins to block withdrawals from some of its hedge funds. Home sales in the USA hit their peak in October of 2007. In Ireland, a 4-year property bubble is beginning to burst. In the United Kingdom, Northern Rock experiences a bank run.
Basic facts and information about this date:
13 years, 8 months and 14 days have passed since August 8th, 2007.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2007.
Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 8th, 2007, will be 13 years of age.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 8th, 2007?
Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 8th, 2007 was probably conceived around the 29th of October, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 8th, 2007 is the 17th of May, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 8th, 2007.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to August 8th, 2007. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 8th, 2007.
5,006 days have passed since this date.
432,518,400 seconds have passed since the August 8th, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 504,604,800 times.
Since August 8th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 223,179,494,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 72,086,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 37,196,582 steps. That's about 16,532 miles!
Since this date, 5,190,221 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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