October 2nd, 2017

October 2nd, 2017, fell on a Monday. It was day 275 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

2 years, 10 months and 10 days have passed since October 2nd, 2017.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 2nd, 2017:

  • Musician Tom Petty passes away.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 2017:

  • United States: Look What You Made Me Do - Taylor Swift
  • United Kingdom: Too Good at Goodbyes - Sam Smith

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 2nd, 2017 and it's a Monday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.

In America, the song Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Too Good at Goodbyes by Sam Smith is the number one hit song. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle is at the top of the Box Office.

An Internet meme called "Distracted Boyfriend" is currently going viral. The comedy song "Man's Not Hot" by Big Shaq has become an Internet sensation. Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner has just passed away at the age of 91.

58 people have been left dead in Las Vegas after a gun attack by a 64-year-old man called Stephen Paddock. Paddock opened fire on a crowd of people attending a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The event has reignited discussion about gun control in the United States. Former football player O.J. Simpson has just been released from prison after serving nine years for kidnapping and armed robbery. Tributes are pouring in following the accidental death of singer Tom Petty due to mixed drug toxicity.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Game of Thrones", "Homeland", "Black Mirror" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "What Remains of Edith Finch", "Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy", "Fortnite" and "Destiny 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Doc McStuffins", "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", "Xbox One" 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 October 2nd, 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 10 days have passed since October 2nd, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 2nd, 2017, will be 2 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1506898800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 2nd, 2017:

  • September 18th, 2017: Toys "R" Us files for bankruptcy protection.
  • September 27th, 2017: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner passes away.
  • October 1st, 2017: O.J. Simpson is released from prison after serving nine years for kidnapping and armed robbery.
  • October 1st, 2017: 58 people are killed when Stephen Paddock opens fire on a crowd in Las Vegas.
  • October 5th, 2017: Harvey Weinstein is accused of sexual assault.
  • October 16th, 2017: Storm Ophelia strikes Ireland and the U.K..
  • October 27th, 2017: The second season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • October 29th, 2017: Anthony Rapp alleges that Kevin Spacey made a sexual advance towards him when he was only 14 years old.
  • October 29th, 2017: Actor Kevin Spacey announces that he is gay and apologizes for making sexual advances towards Anthony Rapp when he was 14.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 2nd, 2017, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 2nd, 2017 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 13 Reasons Why - Teen drama series.
  • 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.

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
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on October 2nd, 2017.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 2nd, 2017 was probably conceived around the 23rd of December, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 2nd, 2017 is the 12th of July, 2018. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Destiny 2 - Multiplayer first-person shooter game.
  • Fortnite - Battle royale game.
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy - Platform game.
  • What Remains of Edith Finch - Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch.
  • 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 October 2nd, 2017.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 2nd, 2017.

  • 1,045 days have passed since this date.
  • 90,288,000 seconds have passed since the October 2nd, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 105,336,000 times.
  • Since October 2nd, 2017, earth has travelled approximately 46,588,608,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 15,048,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 7,764,768 steps. That's about 3,451 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,083,456 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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