December 8th, 2007

December 8th, 2007, fell on a Saturday. It was day 342 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.

12 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since December 8th, 2007.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 8th, 2007:

  • Boxing: Floyd Mayweather defeats Ricky Hatton.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 8th, 2007:

  • United States: No One - Alicia Keys
  • United Kingdom: Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is December 8th, 2007 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The Christmas season of 2007 has just started. In America, the song No One by Alicia Keys is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Golden Compass 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Stargate SG-1", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "Boston Legal" and "The Hills".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 3", "Team Fortress 2", "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" and "Assassin's Creed". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "One Tree Hill", "Ben 10" and "Hannah Montana". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "Nintendo Wii" and "iPod Touch".


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 December 8th, 2007.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Bebo

    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.

  • Jessica Alba

    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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 12 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since December 8th, 2007.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 2007.
  • Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 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 1197072000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 8th, 2007:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 8th, 2007, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 8th, 2007 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.

2007 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2007.

  • Wizards of Waverly Place
  • iCarly
  • 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
  • One Tree Hill
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy

2007 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2007:

  • iPod Touch
  • Nintendo Wii
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Holidays

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

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

Weather

Weather information for December 8th, 2007:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 32.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.22 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.

US President

Who was the US President on December 8th, 2007?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 8th, 2007?

  • Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 8th, 2007 was probably conceived around the 28th of February, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 8th, 2007 is the 16th of September, 2008. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from December 8th, 2007.

  • Aston Villa lose 3-1 at home to Portsmouth.
  • Chelsea defeat Sunderland 2-0.
  • Everton defeat Fulham 3-0.
  • Man United defeat Derby 4-1.
  • Newcastle defeat Birmingham 2-1.
  • Reading defeat Liverpool 3-1.

Video Games

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

  • Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - Third person adventure game that was released on the PS3.
  • Assassin's Creed - The first game in the series.
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Popular first-person shooter game. The first game in the series to make the shift to a modern time-frame.
  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two - Iconic first-person shooter game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Team Fortress 2 - Team-based game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Portal - Puzzle game developed by Valve.
  • Halo 3 - First-person shooter game that was developed by Bungie. Released for the XBox 360.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 8th, 2007.

  • 4,740 days have passed since this date.
  • 409,536,000 seconds have passed since the December 8th, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 477,792,000 times.
  • Since December 8th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 211,320,576,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,256,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,220,096 steps. That's about 15,653 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,914,432 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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