6th of December, 2008

The 6th of December, 2008, fell on a Saturday. Day 341 of 2008. Decade: 2000s.

11 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since the 6th of December, 2008.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 6th of December, 2008:

  • Boxing: Tyson Fury makes his professional debut.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of December, 2008:

  • United States: Live Your Life - T.I. & Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Greatest Day - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Four Christmases" 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 6th of December, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 11 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since the 6th of December, 2008.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 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 6th of December, 2008, will be 11 years of age.
  • People born in 2008 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1228521600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of December, 2008:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of December, 2008, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2008 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of December, 2008 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.

  • 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.

"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:

  • PlayStation 3

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 6th of December:

  • Constitution Day (Spain)

Weather

Weather information for the 6th of December, 2008:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 22.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.11 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 6th of December, 2008.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of December, 2008 was probably conceived around the 27th of February, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of December, 2008 is the 15th of September, 2009. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 6th of December, 2008.

  • Fulham and Man City draw 1-1.
  • Newcastle and Stoke draw 2-2.
  • Man United defeat Sunderland 1-0.
  • Hull defeat Middlesbrough 2-1.
  • Blackburn lose 3-1 at home to Liverpool.
  • Arsenal defeat Wigan 1-0.
  • Bolton lose 2-0 at home to Chelsea.

Computer Games

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

  • Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Call of Duty: World at War - Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.
  • Mirror's Edge - Adventure platform game.
  • 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.
  • Grand Theft Auto IV - The fourth game in the series. Starring Niko Bellic in Liberty City.

6th of December

Events that have occurred on the 6th of December:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of December, 2008.

  • 4,132 days have passed since this date.
  • 357,001,200 seconds have passed since the 6th of December, 2008.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 416,501,400 times.
  • Since the 6th of December, 2008, earth has travelled approximately 184,212,619,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 59,500,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,702,103 steps. That's about 13,645 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,284,014 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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