August 18th, 2015

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

4 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since August 18th, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 18th, 2015:

  • Hackers leak data from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison.


Music Singles

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Straight Outta Compton" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 18th, 2015 and it's a Tuesday. 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. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Orange Is the New Black", "Power", "Jane the Virgin" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Destiny", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare", "Far Cry 4" and "Mortal Kombat X".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Lab Rats: Bionic Island", "Paw Patrol" and "Every Witch Way". 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 18th, 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 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 4 years of age.
  • 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:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 18th, 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 18th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 18th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 8th of November, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 18th, 2015 is the 27th 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.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 18th, 2015.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 1,822 days have passed since this date.
  • 157,420,800 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 183,657,600 times.
  • Since August 18th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 81,229,132,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 26,236,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,538,189 steps. That's about 6,017 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,889,050 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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