August 8th, 2007, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 220 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
12 years, 11 months and 5 days have passed since August 8th, 2007.
August 8th, 2007 has been mentioned in a movie, book 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
What 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. 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. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account.
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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "The Wire", "Desperate Housewives" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Just Cause", "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance", "Resistance: Fall of Man" and "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Zoey 101", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody", "Ben 10" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". 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.
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.
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:
12 years, 11 months and 5 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 12 years of age.
People born in 2007 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1186527600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 8th, 2007:
July 9th, 2007: Long Island serial killer: Maureen Brainard-Barnes is last seen.
July 11th, 2007: The movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) is released.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 8th, 2007.
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).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Released for the Nintendo Wii.
Resistance: Fall of Man - Sci-fi first-person shooter game that was released on the PS3.
Call of Duty 3 - The third game in the series.
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance - Action RPG game.
Bully - Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
Just Cause - Open world adventure game.
Saints Row - Open world adventure game. The first game in the series.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 8th, 2007.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 8th, 2007.
4,723 days have passed since this date.
408,067,200 seconds have passed since the August 8th, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 476,078,400 times.
Since August 8th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 210,562,675,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,011,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,093,779 steps. That's about 15,597 miles!
Since this date, 4,896,806 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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