December 8th, 2013

December 8th, 2013, fell on a Sunday. It was day 342 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 11 months and 29 days have passed since December 8th, 2013.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 8th, 2013:

  • Westlife singer Kian Egan wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 8th, 2013:

  • United States: Royals - Lorde
  • United Kingdom: Somewhere Only We Know - Lily Allen

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Frozen" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 8th, 2013 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The Christmas season of 2013 has just started. In America, the song Royals by Lorde is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Somewhere Only We Know by Lily Allen is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Frozen is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. It's 2013, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars.

A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. A new Internet meme called "Doge", which consists of an image of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it, is being shared online at the moment. Sony's video game console the "PlayStation 4" has just been released. Meanwhile, Microsoft has also released its competing console the "XBox One".

A mobile game called "Flappy Bird" is currently surging in popularity. British diver Tom Daley has come out as gay in a recent Youtube video. Tributes are pouring in from around the world following the recent death of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela.

Westlife singer Kian Egan has just won the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!". People are watching popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Homeland" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "DmC: Devil May Cry", "Metro: Last Light", "Call of Duty: Ghosts" and "Dead Rising 3".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Jessie", "Austin & Ally" and "Dog with a Blog". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "The Wii U", "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


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 December 8th, 2013.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • 2013 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.

  • Who were the best football players in 2013?

    In 2013, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Franck Ribéry, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Neymar, Andrés Iniesta, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, Gareth Bale and Andrea Pirlo.

  • Mila Kunis

    Actress Mila Kunis is the flavour of 2013 as she is named as FHM's sexiest woman.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013

    Newly-elected Pope Francis is named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2013?

    The best NBA players in 2013 were as follows: LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Marc Gasol, Tony Parker, Russell Westbrook, David Lee, Paul George, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and James Harden.

  • 2013 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) would go on to win a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • Vine.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.

  • Doge.

    A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it is going viral around this time.

  • Frozen.

    The animated movie "Frozen" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.2 billion dollars.

  • Nigella Lawson

    Two of Nigella Lawson's former assistants accuse the television star of consuming cocaine. During this period, the fraud trial of her former assistants was ongoing.

  • Paul Walker.

    The world is in shock after "The Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker dies in a car crash in Santa Clarita, California. Walker died on Saturday, the 30th of November, 2013, after his Porsche Carrera GT crashed into a concrete lamp post.

  • Ukraine Situation Worsens

    The situation in Ukraine continues to worsen as 800,000 people attend a protest rally in Kiev. President Yanukovych receives financial help when Russia decides to purchase $15 billion dollars worth of Ukrainian debt. Kiev's city hall is stormed by protesters.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 6 years, 11 months and 29 days have passed since December 8th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 8th, 2013, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2013 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1386460800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 8th, 2013:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 8th, 2013, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 8th, 2013 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.

  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.

2013 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2013.

  • Paw Patrol
  • Sam & Cat
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Good Luck Charlie
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2013 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2013:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • The Wii U

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

Weather

Weather information for December 8th, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 22.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on December 8th, 2013?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 8th, 2013?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

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

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 8th, 2013 was probably conceived around the 28th of February, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 8th, 2013 is the 17th of September, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from December 8th, 2013.

  • Arsenal and Everton draw 1-1.
  • Fulham defeat Aston Villa 2-0.

Video Games

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

  • Dead Rising 3 - Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Batman: Arkham Origins - Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • ARMA 3 - Military tactical shooter video game.
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist - Stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Toronto.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.
  • Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 8th, 2013.

  • 2,555 days have passed since this date.
  • 220,752,000 seconds have passed since the December 8th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 257,544,000 times.
  • Since December 8th, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 113,908,032,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 36,792,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,984,672 steps. That's about 8,438 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,649,024 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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