July 8th, 2014

July 8th, 2014, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 189 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 1 months and 1 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.


Music Singles

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. 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. 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. 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 "Suits", "Homeland", "Black Mirror" and "Orange Is the New Black". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dota 2", "Saints Row IV", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Watchdogs". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Curious George", "Glee", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Girl Meets World".

Popular toys include the likes of "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 July 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 1 months and 1 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:

  • June 12th, 2014: The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.
  • June 12th, 2014: Football: Cesc Fabregas signs for Chelsea.
  • June 13th, 2014: Chelsea sell defender David Luiz to Paris Saint-Germain for £50 million.
  • June 15th, 2014: The San Antonio Spurs win the 2014 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat by 4-1.
  • June 24th, 2014: Football: Luis Suarez bites Italian player Giorgio Chiellini.
  • June 26th, 2014: Luis Suarez is suspended for nine international matches for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.
  • July 4th, 2014: Irish politics: Labour leader Eamon Gilmore resigns from office.
  • July 4th, 2014: Rolf Harris is sentenced to five years and nine months in prison.
  • July 13th, 2014: Germany win the World Cup.
  • July 17th, 2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, killing 283 passengers and 15 crew members.
  • August 1st, 2014: Australian singer Michael Johns dies from Dilated cardiomyopathy.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

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

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Power - Crime drama.
  • 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.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2014.

"Girl Meets World" - "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" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


2014 - Toys & Games

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

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for 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.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

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).

Video Games

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

  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 2,224 days have passed since this date.
  • 192,153,600 seconds have passed since the July 8th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 224,179,200 times.
  • Since July 8th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 99,151,257,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,025,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,525,210 steps. That's about 7,345 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,305,843 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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