August 18th, 2017

August 18th, 2017, fell on a Friday. It was day 230 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

2 years, 10 months and 15 days have passed since August 18th, 2017.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 18th, 2017:

  • Steve Bannon leaves the Trump administration.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 18th, 2017:

  • United States: Despacito (Remix) - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • United Kingdom: Feels - Calvin Harris

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Annabelle: Creation" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 18th, 2017 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Despacito (Remix) by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Feels by Calvin Harris is the number one hit song. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie Annabelle: Creation is at the top of the Box Office.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Peaky Blinders", "Power", "Jane the Virgin" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", "Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy" and "Fortnite". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Henry Danger", "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" and "Game Shakers".

Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One", "Fidget spinner" and "Nintendo Switch".


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, 2017.

  • The Shape of Water

    "The Shape of Water" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2017.

  • 2017 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2017 included the likes of It, Get Out, Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Logan, Molly's Game, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

  • 2017 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2017 included Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Future, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, French Montana, Cardi B, Logic, Imagine Dragons, Lil Pump, Shawn Mendes and Kygo.

  • Record of the Year: 2017

    "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars would go on to win a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • Gal Gadot

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2017.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 2 years, 10 months and 15 days have passed since August 18th, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 18th, 2017, will be 2 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1503010800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 18th, 2017:

  • July 19th, 2017: It is revealed that U.S. Senator John McCain has an aggressive form of brain cancer.
  • July 20th, 2017: Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington commits suicide.
  • July 21st, 2017: Sean Spicer resigns from his role as White House Press Secretary.
  • July 24th, 2017: Love Island: Amber Davies and Kem Cetinay are crowned as winners.
  • August 12th, 2017: A white supremacist kills Heather Heyer after driving his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • August 19th, 2017: The "Distracted Boyfriend" meme begins to go viral.
  • August 26th, 2017: Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Conor McGregor in a professional boxing match.
  • August 27th, 2017: "Humble" by Kendrick Lamar wins Video of the Year at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 18th, 2017, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 18th, 2017 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.

  • Stranger Things - Science fiction series.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2017 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2017.

"Game Shakers" - "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Paw Patrol" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Dora the Explorer"


2017 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2017:

  • Nintendo Switch
  • Fidget spinner
  • 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?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on August 18th, 2017.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 18th, 2017 was probably conceived around the 8th of November, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 18th, 2017 is the 28th of May, 2018. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Fortnite - Battle royale game.
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy - Platform game.
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Survival horror game.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 18th, 2017.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 18th, 2017.

  • 1,049 days have passed since this date.
  • 90,633,600 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 105,739,200 times.
  • Since August 18th, 2017, earth has travelled approximately 46,766,937,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 15,105,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 7,794,490 steps. That's about 3,464 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,087,603 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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