August 15th, 2015

August 15th, 2015, fell on a Saturday. It was day 227 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 8 months and 7 days have passed since August 15th, 2015.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 15th, 2015:

  • United States: Cheerleader - OMI
  • United Kingdom: Drag Me Down - One Direction

Movie Box Office

Which 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 15th, 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, Drag Me Down by One Direction 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. Rap star Dr. Dre has just released his new album Compton. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "The Walking Dead", "Suits" and "Homeland".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Destiny", "Far Cry 4", "Mortal Kombat X" and "Batman: Arkham Knight". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Jessie", "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn". 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 August 15th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 8 months and 7 days have passed since August 15th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 15th, 2015, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1439593200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 15th, 2015:

  • July 24th, 2015: The movie Poltergeist (2015) is released. This will be a reboot of the popular movie series from the 1980s.
  • 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.
  • August 14th, 2015: The biographical movie Straight Outta Compton is released.
  • August 14th, 2015: The movie Fantastic Four (2015) is released.
  • This date: August 15th, 2015
  • 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".
  • September 8th, 2015: NFL player Tyler Sash is found dead at his home in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
  • September 12th, 2015: UK politics: Jeremy Corbyn becomes the new leader of the Labour Party.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 15th, 2015, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 15th, 2015 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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

Video Games

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

  • 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 noteable people who were born on the 15th of August:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of August:

  • Assumption of Mary to Heaven / Assumption Day

US President

Who was the US President on August 15th, 2015?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 15th, 2015?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 15th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 5th of November, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 15th, 2015 is the 24th of May, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 15th, 2015.

  • 2,077 days have passed since this date.
  • 179,452,800 seconds have passed since the August 15th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 209,361,600 times.
  • Since August 15th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 92,597,644,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,908,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,432,941 steps. That's about 6,859 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,153,434 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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