August 7th, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 219 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
10 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since August 7th, 2009.
On This Date
Events that occurred on August 7th, 2009:
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) is released in cinemas.
The song "Tik Tok" is released by Kesha.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 7th, 2009:
United States: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Never Leave You - Tinchy Strider
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 7th, 2009 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Never Leave You by Tinchy Strider is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is at the top of the Box Office.
A music genre called Dubstep has started to go mainstream. It's 2009, so the music charts are filled with artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Taylor Swift and T.I. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "24", "CSI: Miami" and "The Office".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout 3", "Mirror's Edge", "Call of Duty: World at War" and "Resident Evil 5". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "LazyTown", "Ben 10", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Phineas and Ferb". A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace.
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 August 7th, 2009.
Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
The Hurt Locker
"The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.
2009 in movies.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2009 included the likes of Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012, Up, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sherlock Holmes, Angels & Demons, The Hangover, Inglorious Basterds, Zombieland, District 9 and The Blind Side.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
Time Person of the Year 2009
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.
2009 in music.
Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.
Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"
"Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon would go on to win a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
Basic facts and information about this date:
10 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since August 7th, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 7th, 2009, will be 10 years of age.
People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1249599600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 7th, 2009:
September 4th, 2009: Sophie Reade wins the 10th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 7th, 2009, will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: August 7th, 2009 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition 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.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
2009 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2009.
"Glee" - "Sonny with a Chance" - "The Suite Life on Deck" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of August:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 7th, 2009.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 7th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 28th of October, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 7th, 2009 is the 17th of May, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 7th, 2009.
3,984 days have passed since this date.
344,217,600 seconds have passed since the August 7th, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 401,587,200 times.
Since August 7th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 177,616,281,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,369,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,602,714 steps. That's about 13,157 miles!
Since this date, 4,130,611 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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