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August 18th, 2015.

August 18th, 2015, was a Tuesday. It was day 230 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 9 months and 26 days have passed since August 18th, 2015.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On this day.

What happened on August 18th, 2015?

  • Hackers leak data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 18th, 2015.

  • United States: Cheerleader - OMI
  • United Kingdom: Drag Me Down - One Direction
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 "Straight Outta Compton" was at the top of the box office on August 18th, 2015.

Take me back to August 18th, 2015!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 18th, 2015 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. 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 Straight Outta Compton 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. Following the release of the movie "Straight Outta Compton", people on the Internet are currently sharing parody images that use the name of their own hometown instead of Compton. Hackers have recently leaked data that they stole from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Orange Is the New Black", "Peaky Blinders", "Jane the Virgin" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Assassin's Creed: Unity", "Far Cry 4", "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" and "Batman: Arkham Knight". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Jessie", "Doc McStuffins" and "Henry Danger".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of 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 18th, 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.

  • 5 years, 9 months and 26 days have passed since August 18th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 18th, 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 1439852400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 18th, 2015.

  • 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 18th, 2015
  • 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.
  • September 15th, 2015: Liberal leader Malcolm Turnbull becomes the new Prime Minister of Australia.
  • September 17th, 2015: Ellie Goulding releases the song "On My Mind".

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 18th, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 18th, 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 18th, 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 18th of August.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 18th, 2015.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 18th, 2015.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 18th, 2015 was most likely conceived around the 8th of November, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 18th, 2015 is close to the 27th of May, 2016.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 18th, 2015.

  • A total of 2,126 days have passed since this date.
  • 303 weeks have passed.
  • 183,686,400 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 214,300,800 times.
  • Since August 18th, 2015, the earth has travelled approximately 94,782,182,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,614,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,797,030 steps. That's about 7,021 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,204,237 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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