July 8th, 2014, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 189 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.
6 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since July 8th, 2014.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 8th, 2014:
2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany defeat the host country Brazil 7-1.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 8th, 2014:
United States: Fancy - Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
United Kingdom: Gecko (Overdrive) - Oliver Heldens and Becky Hill
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Transformers 4" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 8th, 2014 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song Fancy by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Gecko (Overdrive) by Oliver Heldens and Becky Hill is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Transformers 4 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.
An activity called the "Ice Bucket Challenge" is currently going viral on social media at the moment. The activity, which is being done to promote awareness of ALS, involves someone having a bucket of ice water dumped over their head. Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for indecent assault. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place in Brazil. There is currently a sense of shock following host nation's 7-0 defeat to Germany.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bones", "Sons of Anarchy", "Suits" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield 4", "Dead Rising 3", "Titanfall" and "Watchdogs". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Jessie" and "Every Witch Way".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 July 8th, 2014.
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.
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.
ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.
2014 FIFA World Cup
The 2014 FIFA World Cup takes place in Brazil. Germany are crowned the winners after defeating Argentina in extra time. Soccer fans around the world are shocked when the host team Brazil is demolished 7-1 in the semi-finals.
Ice Bucket Challenge
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.
2014 Israel-Gaza conflict
The 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict continues throughout July and August of 2014. In response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel launches a military operation called "Operation Protective Edge." Throughout the course of the conflict, 2,200 people are killed (with most of them being Gazans). The conflict consists of an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, as well as multiple air strikes. Throughout this period, Hamas launches 4,500+ rockets and mortars into Israel. The conflict ends on the 26th of August when both sides agree to a ceasefire.
Basic facts and information about this date:
6 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since July 8th, 2014.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 2014.
Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 8th, 2014, will be 6 years of age.
People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1404774000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 8th, 2014:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 72.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.5 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.94cm.
London, England: Temperature: 16 degrees Celsius. There was thunder.
Who was the US President on July 8th, 2014?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 8th, 2014?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 8th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 28th of September, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 8th, 2014 is the 17th of April, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 8th, 2014.
2,389 days have passed since this date.
206,413,200 seconds have passed since the July 8th, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 240,815,400 times.
Since July 8th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 106,509,211,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 34,402,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,751,535 steps. That's about 7,890 miles!
Since this date, 2,476,958 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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