February 8th, 2008

February 8th, 2008, fell on a Friday. Day 39 of 2008. Decade: 2000s.

12 years, 3 months and 26 days have passed since February 8th, 2008.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 8th, 2008:

  • In Bruges (2008) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 8th, 2008:

  • United States: Low - Flo-Rida & T-Pain
  • United Kingdom: Now You're Gone - Basshunter

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Fool's Gold" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 February 8th, 2008.

  • Slumdog Millionaire

    "Slumdog Millionaire" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2008.

  • 2008 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2008 included the likes of The Dark Knight, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Kung Fu Panda, Hancock, Mamma Mia!, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Iron Man, Quantum of Solace, WALL-E, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Slumdog Millionaire, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Tropic Thunder and Cloverfield.

  • Megan Fox

    American actress Megan Fox is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2008.

  • Time Person of the Year 2008

    US President Barack Obama was given the title of Time Person of the Year 2008. In November of 2008, Obama was elected as the first African American president of the United States.

  • World Economic Crisis

    Throughout 2008, a world economic crisis took hold. Countries fell into recession and stock markets plunged. Icelandic banks went into receivership. Ireland issued a "bank guarantee" and both the EU and the US slipped into recession.

  • 2008 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2008 included Sara Bareilles, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Usher, Jordin Sparks, Ray J, Leona Lewis, Lil Wayne, T.I., Pink, Beyoncé, Natasha Bedingfield, Coldplay, Katy Perry, M.I.A., Kevin Rudolf and Britney Spears.

  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - "Please Read the Letter"

    "Please Read the Letter" by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss would go on to win a Grammy for 2008's Record of the Year.

  • Project Chanology.

    During February and March in 2008, members of Anonymous and 4chan were organizing worldwide protests against the Church of Scientology.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 12 years, 3 months and 26 days have passed since February 8th, 2008.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 2008.
  • Leap Year: 2008 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on February 8th, 2008, will be 12 years of age.
  • People born in 2008 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1202428800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 8th, 2008:

  • January 16th, 2008: Football: Kevin Keegan makes an unexpected return as manager of Newcastle United
  • January 18th, 2008: The movie Cloverfield (2008) is released.
  • January 20th, 2008: The first episode of Breaking Bad is aired.
  • January 21st, 2008: World stock markets take a plunge as talk of a US recession continues to grow.
  • January 22nd, 2008: Actor Heath Ledger dies.
  • February 3rd, 2008: Super Bowl XLII: The New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots by 17-14 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
  • February 10th, 2008: Project Chanology: Roughly 7,000 people stage worldwide protests against the Church of Scientology.
  • February 11th, 2008: Football: Italian manager Giovanni Trapattoni agrees to take over the Republic of Ireland national team.
  • February 18th, 2008: UK mortgage bank Northern Rock is temporarily nationalised due to a financial crisis.
  • February 19th, 2008: Fidel Castro resigns.
  • March 4th, 2008: John McCain becomes the Republican nominee for the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 8th, 2008, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2008 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 8th, 2008 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

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

  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2008 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2008.

"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" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy"


2008 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2008:

  • PlayStation 3

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for February 8th, 2008:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 27.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.44 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 8th, 2008.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 8th, 2008 was probably conceived around the 1st of May, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 8th, 2008 is the 17th of November, 2008. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

8th of February

Events that have occurred on the 8th of February:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 8th, 2008.

  • 4,502 days have passed since this date.
  • 388,969,200 seconds have passed since the February 8th, 2008.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 453,797,400 times.
  • Since February 8th, 2008, earth has travelled approximately 200,708,107,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 64,828,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 33,451,351 steps. That's about 14,867 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,667,630 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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