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August 19th, 2007.

August 19th, 2007, was a Sunday. It was day 231 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.

14 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since August 19th, 2007.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On this day.

What happened on August 19th, 2007?

  • Soccer: Fernando Torres scores his first goal for Liverpool in a 1-1 draw against Chelsea.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 19th, 2007.

  • United States: Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston
  • United Kingdom: With Every Heartbeat - Robyn
Play the top hits from 2007.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2007. Take a trip back to the peak days of Leona Lewis, Rihanna, Fergie and Gwen Stefani.
Rush Hour 3

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Rush Hour 3" was at the top of the box office on August 19th, 2007.

Take me back to August 19th, 2007!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 19th, 2007 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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, With Every Heartbeat by Robyn is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rush Hour 3 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. Meanwhile, in technology news, more and more people are beginning to use the Internet on their phones. This transition towards mobile Internet has been aided by the recent roll-out of faster 3G networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Luciano Pavarotti, Colin McRae, Benazir Bhutto and Heath Ledger would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Stargate SG-1", "24", "The Office" and "How I Met Your Mother".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row", "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance", "Call of Duty 3" and "God of War II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Dora the Explorer", "Everybody Hates Chris" and "Phineas and Ferb". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, the Nintendo Wii and Iggle Piggle.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on August 19th, 2007.

  • Looming financial crisis.

    Looming financial crisis.

    Signs of a looming financial crisis were beginning to appear in 2007. On April 2nd, 2007, a real estate investment trust called New Century filed for bankruptcy. A few months later, banking group BNP Paribas started 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 was beginning to burst. Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, the bank Northern Rock experienced a bank run.

  • Chocolate Rain.

    Chocolate Rain.

    During this period, a Youtube music video called "Chocolate Rain" by Tay Zonday went viral.

  • Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    The song "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse went on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.

  • 2007 in music.

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2007.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2007.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2007 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Elton John, Tom Cruise, Jay-Z and Steven Spielberg.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2007.

    Time Person of the Year 2007.

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin was named as the Time Person of the Year 2007.

  • Jessica Alba.

    Jessica Alba.

    American actress Jessica Alba was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.

  • Who were the best football players in 2007?

    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.

  • 2007 in movies.

    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.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

    In the late noughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.

  • No Country for Old Men.

    No Country for Old Men.

    "No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.

  • Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    In the later half of "the noughties", more and more people started to use the Internet on their cell phones. This was aided by the roll-out of faster 3G Internet networks and introduction of larger touchscreen phones.

  • The HD DVD war.

    The HD DVD war.

    During this period of time, two HD DVD formats called "Blu-ray" and "HD DVD" were competing with each other to become the standard. As a result, certain movies and TV shows could only be found on one of the formats. This was because film studios would align themselves with one of the formats. In rental stores, it was common to see separate Blu-ray and HD DVD sections.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.

  • Bebo.

    Bebo.

    In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo was extremely popular in the mid-to-late noughties. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.

  • Music stores are going out of business.

    Music stores are going out of business.

    During this period, many music stores were closing their doors for the last time. The ease at which people could download or stream music meant that the business model of selling CDs was no longer viable.

  • MySpace.

    MySpace.

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs.

  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids.

    From the mid-2000s to 2010, "scene kids" were a popular subculture. The scene kid fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors and straight hair with long fringes.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 14 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since August 19th, 2007.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2007.
  • Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 19th, 2007, will be 14 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2007 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1187478000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 19th, 2007.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 19th, 2007, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 19th, 2007 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from August, 2007.

  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - American comedy sitcom.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
  • Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
  • Pimp My Ride - Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • Cold Case - Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • That's So Raven - Disney Channel sitcom starring Raven-Symone.

Kid's TV shows on August 19th, 2007.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2007.

  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • The Hills
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Hannah Montana
  • Ben 10
  • Everybody Hates Chris
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Zoey 101
  • Unfabulous
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • Drake & Josh
  • One Tree Hill
  • That's So Raven
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy

Popular toys and games in 2007.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2007.

  • Iggle Piggle
  • The Nintendo Wii
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Pokémon Diamond Version 2007

    Pokémon Diamond Version
    Released for the Nintendo DS.

  • God of War II 2007

    God of War II
    The second release in the series.

  • Wii Play 2007

    Wii Play
    Party video game that was released for the Nintendo Wii.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 2006

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    Released for the Nintendo Wii.

  • Wii Sports 2006

    Wii Sports
    Sport simulation released for the Nintendo Wii.

  • Medieval II: Total War 2006

    Medieval II: Total War
    Strategy video game.

  • Resistance: Fall of Man 2006

    Resistance: Fall of Man
    Sci-fi first-person shooter game that was released on the PS3.

  • Call of Duty 3 2006

    Call of Duty 3
    The third game in the series.

  • Final Fantasy XII 2006

    Final Fantasy XII
    RPG.

  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2006

    Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
    Action RPG game.

  • Battlefield 2142 2006

    Battlefield 2142
    First-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE.

  • Bully 2006

    Bully
    Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent 2006

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
    Action-adventure stealth game.

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator X 2006

    Microsoft Flight Simulator X
    Flight simulation video game.

  • Just Cause 2006

    Just Cause
    Open world adventure game.

  • Saints Row 2006

    Saints Row
    Open world adventure game. The first game in the series.

  • Dead Rising 2006

    Dead Rising
    Open world, survival horror beat 'em up game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2007.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out August 19th, 2013 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 19th.

Coco Chanel

Fashion designer. Deceased
Born on August 19th, 1883
She was not alive on this date.

Bill Clinton

US President.
Born on August 19th, 1949
He turned 58 on this day in 2007.

Nate Dogg

Singer and rapper. Deceased
Born on August 19th, 1969
He turned 38 on this day in 2007.

Matthew Perry

Actor.
Born on August 19th, 1969
He turned 38 on this day in 2007.

Reeva Steenkamp

South African model. Deceased
Born on August 19th, 1983
She turned 24 on this day in 2007.

Weather on August 19th, 2007.

Historical weather information for August 19th, 2007.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 19th, 2007.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 19th, 2007.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 19th, 2007 was most likely conceived around the 9th of November, 2006.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 19th, 2007 is close to the 28th of May, 2008.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 19th, 2007.

  • A total of 5,178 days have passed since this date.
  • 739 weeks have passed.
  • 447,379,200 seconds have passed since the August 19th, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 521,942,400 times.
  • Since August 19th, 2007, the earth has travelled approximately 230,847,667,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,563,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,474,611 steps. That's about 17,100 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,368,550 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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