April 8th, 2014

April 8th, 2014, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 98 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 0 months and 14 days have passed since April 8th, 2014.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 8th, 2014:

  • Former wrestler "The Ultimate Warrior" (James Brian Hellwig) dies from a heart attack at the age of 54.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • United Kingdom: She Looks So Perfect - 5 Seconds of Summer

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is April 8th, 2014 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 2014 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Happy by Pharrell Williams is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, She Looks So Perfect by 5 Seconds of Summer is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Noah 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. Television personality and model Peaches Geldof has been found dead at her home in Wrotham, Kent. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Glee", "Community" and "The Walking Dead".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Last of Us", "Dota 2", "ARMA 3" and "Batman: Arkham Origins". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Curious George", "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" and "Doc McStuffins". Popular toys include the likes of "The Wii U", "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One" and "Frozen dolls".


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 April 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 0 months and 14 days have passed since April 8th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 8th, 2014, will be 7 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1396911600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 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.
  • This date: April 8th, 2014
  • April 13th, 2014: The Game of Thrones episode "The Lion and the Rose" is aired: King Joffrey is poisoned.
  • April 14th, 2014: Boko Haram abduct 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria.
  • April 17th, 2014: Justin Bieber crashes Drake Bell's album release party.
  • April 22nd, 2014: Football: Manchester United sack David Moyes.
  • April 25th, 2014: A recording of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks is published by TMZ.
  • April 25th, 2014: The Flint water crisis begins when the city switches its water source to the Flint River.
  • April 27th, 2014: Football: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard slips during an important game against Chelsea - allowing Demba Ba to score.
  • April 28th, 2014: The US places economic sanctions on Russia.
  • April 28th, 2014: English publicist Max Clifford is found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault against four victims.
  • April 29th, 2014: NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces that LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life following racist remarks he made about black players.
  • April 29th, 2014: English actor Bob Hoskins passes away.
  • May 2nd, 2014: English publicist Max Clifford is sentenced to 8 years in prison for 8 counts of indecent assault against four victims.
  • May 5th, 2014: Football: Crystal Palace dash Liverpool's title chances after scoring three goals in nine minutes.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 8th, 2014, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 8th, 2014 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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

2014 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2014:

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

Video Games

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

  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 8th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 8th, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 27.18cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.32cm.

US President

Who was the US President on April 8th, 2014?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 8th, 2014?

  • 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 April 8th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 29th of June, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 8th, 2014 is the 16th of January, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 2,571 days have passed since this date.
  • 222,134,400 seconds have passed since the April 8th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 259,156,800 times.
  • Since April 8th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 114,621,350,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,022,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,103,558 steps. That's about 8,490 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,665,613 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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