August 6th, 2015

August 6th, 2015, fell on a Thursday. It was day 218 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 11 months and 0 days have passed since August 6th, 2015.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 6th, 2015:

  • United States: Cheerleader - OMI
  • United Kingdom: Black Magic - Little Mix

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 6th, 2015 and it's a Thursday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Cheerleader by OMI is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Black Magic by Little Mix is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation is at the top of the Box Office. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment.

It's 2015, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of OMI, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Adele, Justin Bieber and Hozier. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Game of Thrones", "Homeland", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Rick and Morty". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Destiny", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare", "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" and "Batman: Arkham Knight".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Doc McStuffins", "Every Witch Way", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" and "Henry Danger". 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 August 6th, 2015.

  • Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.

  • 2015 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2015 included Room, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Magic Mike XXL, Spectre, Inside Out, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario and The Martian.

  • Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.

  • Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, media attention became focused on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • 2015 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2015 included Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, Walk the Moon, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Adele and Omi.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) would go on to win a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 4 years, 11 months and 0 days have passed since August 6th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 6th, 2015, will be 4 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1438815600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 6th, 2015:

  • July 7th, 2015: Westlife singer Brian McFadden and model Vogue Williams announce that they are separating.
  • July 10th, 2015: Ellen Pao resigns as the CEO of Reddit.
  • July 13th, 2015: Football: Bastian Schweinsteiger signs for Manchester United.
  • July 14th, 2015: The remastered version of the game God of War III is released on the PlayStation 4.
  • July 15th, 2015: Love Island: Jess Hayes and Max Morley are crowned as winners.
  • July 15th, 2015: Hackers announce that they have stolen data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.
  • July 24th, 2015: The movie Poltergeist (2015) is released. This will be a reboot of the popular movie series from the 1980s.
  • July 29th, 2015: The Windows 10 operating system is released.
  • July 31st, 2015: Wrestling legend Roddy Piper passes away at the age of 61.
  • August 1st, 2015: English singer and entertainer Cilla Black passes away.
  • August 5th, 2015: Gamescom 2015 takes place in Cologne, Germany.
  • August 7th, 2015: The album "Compton" is released by Dr. Dre.
  • August 8th, 2015: The start of the 2015-2016 Premier League season.
  • August 14th, 2015: The biographical movie Straight Outta Compton is released.
  • August 14th, 2015: The movie Fantastic Four (2015) is released.
  • August 18th, 2015: Hackers leak data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.
  • August 28th, 2015: PAX Prime starts in Seattle, Washington.
  • August 28th, 2015: The first season of Narcos is released on Netflix.
  • August 30th, 2015: "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) wins Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • September 1st, 2015: The game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is released on the XBox One and the PlayStation 4.
  • September 2nd, 2015: The 2015 Summer Transfer Window is closed.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 6th, 2015, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 6th, 2015 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

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

  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • 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.

2015 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2015.

"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" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


2015 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2015:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 6th, 2015.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 6th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 27th of October, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 6th, 2015 is the 15th of May, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Fantasy action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt.
  • Mortal Kombat X - Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 6th, 2015.

  • 1,796 days have passed since this date.
  • 155,174,400 seconds have passed since the August 6th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 181,036,800 times.
  • Since August 6th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 80,069,990,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 25,862,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,344,998 steps. That's about 5,931 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,862,093 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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