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February 11th, 2008.

February 11th, 2008, was a Monday. It was day 42 of 2008. The decade was the 2000s.

13 years, 2 months and 26 days have passed since February 11th, 2008.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on February 11th, 2008?

  • Football: Italian manager Giovanni Trapattoni agrees to take over the Republic of Ireland national team.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 11th, 2008.

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

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Fool's Gold" was at the top of the box office on February 11th, 2008.

Take me back to February 11th, 2008!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 11th, 2008 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day is just around the corner.

In America, the song Low by Flo-Rida & T-Pain is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Now You're Gone by Basshunter is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Fool's Gold 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.

A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace. It's 2008, so the music charts are filled with artists such as Flo Rida, Katy Perry, Rihanna and T.I. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Stargate SG-1", "24", "Two and a Half Men" and "Lost".

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 "The Fairly OddParents", "Ben 10", "Curious George" and "iCarly". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and iPod Touch.

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 February 11th, 2008.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2008?

    In 2008, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Fernando Torres, Iker Casillas, Xavi, Andrey Arshavin, David Villa, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Kaká and Steven Gerrard.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2008?

    In 2008, the best NBA players were Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, LeBron James, Dwight Howard, Chris Paul, Dirk Nowitzki, Tim Duncan, Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash, Deron Williams, Carlos Boozer, Paul Pierce, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady and Manu Ginóbili.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2008.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2008 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Angelina Jolie, Beyoncé, David Beckham, Johnny Depp, Jay-Z, The Police, J.K. Rowling, Brad Pitt and Paula Deen.

  • 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.

  • 13 years, 2 months and 26 days have passed since February 11th, 2008.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 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 11th, 2008, will be 13 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2008 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1202688000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 11th, 2008.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 11th, 2008, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2008 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 11th, 2008 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

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.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on February 11th, 2008.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2008.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2008.

  • iPod Touch
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

2008 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2008. Let us take you back to the peak days of Flo Rida, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys and Basshunter.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 11th of February.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 11th of February.

  • National Foundation Day (Japan)

Weather on February 11th, 2008.

Historical weather information for February 11th, 2008.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 7.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -13.44 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 2.54cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.94 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 11th, 2008.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 11th, 2008.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 11th, 2008 was most likely conceived around the 4th of May, 2007.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 11th, 2008 is close to the 20th of November, 2008.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 11th, 2008.

  • A total of 4,836 days have passed since this date.
  • 690 weeks have passed.
  • 417,826,800 seconds have passed since the February 11th, 2008.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 487,464,600 times.
  • Since February 11th, 2008, the earth has travelled approximately 215,598,628,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 69,637,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,933,105 steps. That's about 15,970 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,013,922 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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