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March 8th, 2014.

March 8th, 2014, was a Saturday. It was day 67 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since March 8th, 2014.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 8th, 2014?

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 8th, 2014.

  • United States: Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • United Kingdom: Happy - Pharrell Williams

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "300: Rise of An Empire" was at the top of the box office on March 8th, 2014.

Take me back to March 8th, 2014!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 8th, 2014 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. The song Happy by Pharrell Williams is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie 300: Rise of An Empire is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. It is 2014, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Lorde and Jason Derulo.

A new Internet slang phrase called "Sliding into your DMs" is becoming popular at the moment. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 recently disappeared from radar and there has been zero trace of the missing aircraft despite a widespread search. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "How I Met Your Mother", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Glee" and "Modern Family".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "BioShock Infinite", "Battlefield 4", "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag" and "Dead Rising 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Team Umizoomi", "Doc McStuffins" and "Paw Patrol". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Wii U, the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Frozen dolls.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 8th, 2014.

  • Birdman.

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • 2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Who were the best football players in 2014?

    In 2014, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller, Philipp Lahm, Neymar, James Rodríguez, Toni Kroos, Ángel Di María and Diego Costa.

  • Jennifer Lawrence.

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    The best NBA players in 2014 were as follows: Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul.

  • 2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me".

    "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • Russia & Ukraine.

    On the 1st of March, Russian President Vladimir Putin gains parliamentary approval to use force in Ukraine in order to protect Russian interests. In mid-March, Crimea joins Russia after a secession referendum. This referendum is described as a "sham" by governments in the west. Tensions between Russia and the west continue to rise as US President Obama demands that Russia "move back its troops."

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

    The world is stunned when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar. Despite the largest search in aviation history, there are no sightings of the plane or its debris.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 7 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since March 8th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 8th, 2014, will be 7 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2014 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1394236800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 8th, 2014.

  • February 10th, 2014: Actress Shirley Temple passes away at the age of 85.
  • February 12th, 2014: The social experiment "Twitch Plays Pokémon" is launched.
  • February 14th, 2014: Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay during a speech at the "Time to Thrive" conference in Las Vegas.
  • February 18th, 2014: Former WWF wrestler Viscera (Nelson Frazier Jr.) dies from a heart attack at the age of 43.
  • February 18th, 2014: The Ukrainian Revolution begins.
  • February 19th, 2014: Facebook announces that it is purchasing WhatsApp for US$19 billion.
  • February 19th, 2014: Venezuelan fashion model Génesis Carmona is shot dead while while protesting against the government of Venezuela.
  • February 22nd, 2014: TV personality Charlotte Dawson commits suicide at her home in Sydney, Australia.
  • February 22nd, 2014: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is impeached.
  • February 24th, 2014: DayZ creator Dean Hall announces that he is leaving Bohemia Interactive.
  • February 24th, 2014: Ghostbusters actor Harold Ramis passes away.
  • March 1st, 2014: A gunman attempts to assassinate Irish criminal John Gilligan in Clondalkin.
  • March 2nd, 2014: The 86th Academy Awards are held. Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress for her role as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Blue Jasmine.
  • This date: March 8th, 2014
  • March 16th, 2014: Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
  • March 17th, 2014: Sia releases her song "Chandelier".
  • March 19th, 2014: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dies at the age of 84.
  • March 20th, 2014: Filipina model Helena Belmonte commits suicide by jumping from a building in Pasig City in the Philippines.
  • March 21st, 2014: Actor James Rebhorn passes away after a long battle with skin cancer.
  • March 25th, 2014: It is announced that Facebook will be acquiring the VR headset company Oculus for US$2.3 billion.
  • April 7th, 2014: Peaches Geldof is discovered dead in her home.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 8th, 2014, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 8th, 2014 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on March 8th, 2014.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2014.

  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Sam & Cat
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2014.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2014.

  • Frozen dolls
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4
  • The Wii U

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • DayZ - Survival video game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • 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.
  • The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
  • BioShock Infinite - FPS game developed by Irrational Games.

2014 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2014. Let us bring you back to the peak days of Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Sam Smith and Sia.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 8th of March.

  • March 8th, 1976: Freddie Prinze, Jr (Actor) turned 38 on this day in 2014.
  • March 8th, 1982: Kat Von D (Tattoo artist) turned 32 on this day in 2014.

Weather on March 8th, 2014.

Historical weather information for March 8th, 2014.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.83 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 8th, 2014.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 8th, 2014.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 8th, 2014 was most likely conceived around the 29th of May, 2013.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 8th, 2014 is close to the 16th of December, 2014.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 8th, 2014.

  • A total of 2,619 days have passed since this date.
  • 374 weeks have passed.
  • 226,278,000 seconds have passed since the March 8th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 263,991,000 times.
  • Since March 8th, 2014, the earth has travelled approximately 116,759,448,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,713,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,459,908 steps. That's about 8,649 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,715,336 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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