October 2nd, 2014

October 2nd, 2014, fell on a Thursday. It was day 275 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since October 2nd, 2014.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 2014:

  • United States: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
  • United Kingdom: Changing - Sigma featuring Paloma Faith

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is October 2nd, 2014 and it's a Thursday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.

In America, the song All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Changing by Sigma featuring Paloma Faith is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Equalizer 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. The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa has been receiving around-the-clock news coverage.

In Mexico, 43 male students have been kidnapped and disappeared in Iguala, Guerrero. Reports suggest that the students were taken into custody by local police officers and then handed over to members of the Guerreros Unidos cartel. In celebrity news, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have just announced that their daughter "Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher" has been born. Reality TV stars Joe and Teresa Giudice have been sentenced to time in prison after being found guilty of fraud.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "Sons of Anarchy", "Community" and "Rick and Morty". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag", "Call of Duty: Ghosts", "Dead Rising 3" and "Watchdogs". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Phineas and Ferb", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Paw Patrol" and "Every Witch Way".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 October 2nd, 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.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa was receiving around-the-clock news coverage. Between August and the end of October, the situation continued to worsen. In a number of cases, the media was accused of scaremongering and sensationalism. During this period of 2014, people in the developed world were becoming increasingly afraid about the possibility that the virus would spread to other parts of the world.

  • Julia Pierson

    On the 19th of September, the Secret Service is called into question when a man climbs the gates of the White House before entering through an unlocked door. On the 1st of October, Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since October 2nd, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 2nd, 2014, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1412204400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 2nd, 2014:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 2nd, 2014, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 2nd, 2014 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

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.

"Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Every Witch Way" - "Paw Patrol" - "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 2nd of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 2nd, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 2nd, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 2nd, 2014 was probably conceived around the 23rd of December, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 2nd, 2014 is the 12th of July, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • 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.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 2nd, 2014.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 2nd, 2014.

  • 2,183 days have passed since this date.
  • 188,611,200 seconds have passed since the October 2nd, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 220,046,400 times.
  • Since October 2nd, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 97,323,379,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,435,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,220,563 steps. That's about 7,209 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,263,334 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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