November 10th, 2008

November 10th, 2008, fell on a Monday. It was day 315 of 2008. The decade was the 2000s.

12 years, 0 months and 18 days have passed since November 10th, 2008.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 10th, 2008:

  • Serial killer Arthur Shawcross dies in prison.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 10th, 2008:

  • United States: Live Your Life - T.I. & Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Hero - X-Factor Finalists

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 10th, 2008 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song Live Your Life by T.I. & Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Hero by X-Factor Finalists is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 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 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. Barack Obama has just been elected as the new President of the United States after defeating John McCain. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "Desperate Housewives", "Battlestar Galactica" and "Breaking Bad".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune", "Mafia Wars", "Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots" and "Dead Space". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Peppa Pig", "Phineas and Ferb" and "Wizards of Waverly Place". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "iPod Touch" and "WALL-E toys".


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 November 10th, 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.

  • Facebook

    During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.

  • The birth of Rage Comics.

    Pre-made cartoon comics called "Rage Comics" were beginning to become more and more popular around this time. At the tail-end of 2008, the meme spread from 4chan to websites such as Reddit.

  • Obama

    On the 4th of November, 2008, Democrat candidate Barack Obama defeated Republican candidate John McCain to become the first black president of the United States.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 12 years, 0 months and 18 days have passed since November 10th, 2008.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 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 November 10th, 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 1226275200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 10th, 2008:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 10th, 2008, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2008 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 10th, 2008 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

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

  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • 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.

2008 - Kid's TV

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

  • The Suite Life on Deck
  • 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!
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • One Tree Hill
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2008 - Toys & Games

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

  • WALL-E toys
  • iPod Touch
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 10th of November:


Weather

Weather information for November 10th, 2008:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 35.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 21.08cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on November 10th, 2008?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 10th, 2008?

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

Irish Taoiseach

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

  • Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 10th, 2008 was probably conceived around the 1st of February, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 10th, 2008 is the 20th of August, 2009. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Fallout 3 - Open-world role-playing game.
  • Dead Space - Sci-fi horror survival game.
  • Saints Row 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - Solid Snake returns in the fourth installment in the series.
  • Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.
  • Grand Theft Auto IV - The fourth game in the series. Starring Niko Bellic in Liberty City.
  • Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - Third person adventure game that was released on the PS3.
  • Assassin's Creed - The first game in the series.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 10th, 2008.

  • 4,401 days have passed since this date.
  • 380,246,400 seconds have passed since the November 10th, 2008.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 443,620,800 times.
  • Since November 10th, 2008, earth has travelled approximately 196,207,142,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,374,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,701,190 steps. That's about 14,534 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,562,957 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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