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August 8th, 2015.

August 8th, 2015, was a Saturday. It was day 220 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 10 months and 5 days have passed since August 8th, 2015.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 8th, 2015.

  • United States: Cheerleader - OMI
  • United Kingdom: Black Magic - Little Mix
Play the top hits from 2015.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2015. Take a trip back to the peak days of Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer and Ellie Goulding.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" was at the top of the box office on August 8th, 2015.

Take me back to August 8th, 2015!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 8th, 2015 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. 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. Former One Direction member Zayn Malik and Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards have decided to call off their engagement. Rap star Dr. Dre has just released his new album Compton.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Prison Break", "The Walking Dead", "House of Cards" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Alien: Isolation", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare", "Mortal Kombat X" and "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Jessie", "Doc McStuffins" and "Henry Danger".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on August 8th, 2015.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk"

    The song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) won a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.

  • 2015 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    The best NBA players in 2015 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol and James Harden.

  • European Migrant Crisis.

    European Migrant Crisis.

    Throughout 2015, there was a lot of media focus on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • Angela Merkel.

    Angela Merkel.

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

  • Michelle Keegan.

    Michelle Keegan.

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

  • Who were the best football players in 2015?

    Who were the best football players in 2015?

    In 2015, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Robert Lewandowski, Luis Suárez, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, Eden Hazard, Andrés Iniesta and Alexis Sánchez.

  • 2015 in movies.

    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.

  • Spotlight.

    Spotlight.

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

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 10 months and 5 days have passed since August 8th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 8th, 2015, will be 5 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2015 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1438988400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 8th, 2015.

  • July 10th, 2015: Ellen Pao resigns as the CEO of Reddit.
  • July 10th, 2015: Outlawz rapper Hussein Fatal dies in a car accident.
  • July 10th, 2015: The animated comedy film "Minions" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 11th, 2015: Conor McGregor defeats Chad Mendes.
  • 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 SeeB remix of Mike Posner's song "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" is released.
  • 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 7th, 2015: The album "Compton" is released by Dr. Dre.
  • This date: August 8th, 2015
  • 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 19th, 2015: Lil Yachty releases his song "One Night".
  • August 26th, 2015: News reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward are shot dead by a former colleague while conducting a TV interview in Moneta, Virginia.
  • August 28th, 2015: The first season of Narcos is released on Netflix.
  • August 29th, 2015: Reality TV star Tila Tequila is kicked off "Celebrity Big Brother" after expressing her support of Adolf Hitler and making racist comments.
  • August 30th, 2015: "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) wins Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 30th, 2015: Manchester City sign Kevin De Bruyne.
  • September 1st, 2015: The game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is released on the XBox One and the PlayStation 4.
  • September 1st, 2015: WWE legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is arrested on suspicion of the murder of former girlfriend Nancy Argentino in 1983.
  • September 4th, 2015: Rapper Travis Scott releases his debut album "Rodeo".

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 8th, 2015, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 8th, 2015 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on August 8th, 2015.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2015.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2015.

  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Rocket League - Vehicular soccer game.
  • 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.
  • Far Cry 4 - First-person shooter game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity - Action-adventure game.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 8th of August.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of August.

  • Peace Festival

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 8th, 2015.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 8th, 2015.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 8th, 2015 was most likely conceived around the 29th of October, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 8th, 2015 is close to the 17th of May, 2016.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 8th, 2015.

  • A total of 2,136 days have passed since this date.
  • 305 weeks have passed.
  • 184,550,400 seconds have passed since the August 8th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 215,308,800 times.
  • Since August 8th, 2015, the earth has travelled approximately 95,228,006,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,758,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,871,334 steps. That's about 7,054 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,214,605 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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