5th of April, 2008

The 5th of April, 2008, fell on a Saturday. Day 96 of 2008. Decade: 2000s.

12 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since the 5th of April, 2008.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of April, 2008:

  • United States: Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis
  • United Kingdom: American Boy - Estelle & Kanye West

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "21" 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 the 5th of April, 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.

  • The Rickroll.

    During this period, a "bait and switch" meme called Rickrolling is becoming popular online.

  • The Fall of MySpace.

    In 2008, popular social network MySpace began to hemorrhage users. Millions of unique users left each month, with most of them migrating over to Facebook.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 12 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since the 5th of April, 2008.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 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 the 5th of April, 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 1207350000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of April, 2008:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of April, 2008, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2008 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of April, 2008 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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 5th of April:


Weather

Weather information for the 5th of April, 2008:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 39.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.59cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 5th of April, 2008.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of April, 2008 was probably conceived around the 27th of June, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of April, 2008 is the 13th of January, 2009. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 5th of April, 2008.

  • Arsenal and Liverpool draw 1-1.
  • Aston Villa thrash Bolton 4-0.
  • Blackburn and Tottenham draw 1-1.
  • Fulham lose 3-1 at home to Sunderland.
  • Man City lose 2-0 at home to Chelsea.
  • Newcastle defeat Reading 3-0.
  • Wigan defeat Birmingham 2-0.

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.

5th of April

Events that have occurred on the 5th of April:

  • 5th of April, 1994: Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain commits suicide in Seattle.
  • 5th of April, 1999: The suspects behind the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing are handed over to British authorities.
  • 5th of April, 2006: A swan with Bird Flu is discovered in Scotland.
  • 5th of April, 1976: American businessman Howard Hughes passes away due to kidney failure.
  • 5th of April, 1987: The first episode of "Married... with Children" is aired.
  • 5th of April, 1988: Tracy Chapman releases her self-titled album "Tracy Chapman".
  • 5th of April, 1992: WrestleMania VIII: Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan beat Sid Justice at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 5th of April, 2018: Conor McGregor throws a metal equipment dolly at a bus carrying UFC fighters.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of April, 2008.

  • 4,437 days have passed since this date.
  • 383,356,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of April, 2008.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 447,249,600 times.
  • Since the 5th of April, 2008, earth has travelled approximately 197,812,108,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,892,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,968,685 steps. That's about 14,653 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,600,282 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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