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October 2nd, 2017.

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

3 years, 8 months and 10 days have passed since October 2nd, 2017.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On this day.

What happened on October 2nd, 2017?

  • Musician Tom Petty passes away.

Music charts.

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
Play the top hits from 2017.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2017. Take a trip back to the peak days of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" was at the top of the box office on October 2nd, 2017.

Take me back to October 2nd, 2017!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 2nd, 2017 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

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. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister. It's 2017, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, Migos, Sam Hunt and Post Malone.

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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Game of Thrones", "American Horror Story", "Orange Is the New Black" and "13 Reasons Why". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", "Horizon Zero Dawn", "Fortnite" and "Uncharted: The Lost Legacy". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Henry Danger", "Game Shakers" and "The Loud House".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, FurReal Roarin' Tyler and the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit.

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 October 2nd, 2017.

  • Fortnite is released.

    Fortnite is released.

    In July of 2017, a new online video game called Fortnite was released. It quickly became one of those most popular video games of all time.

  • Gal Gadot.

    Gal Gadot.

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

  • Record of the Year: 2017.

    Record of the Year: 2017.

    The song "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars won a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • 2017 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    The best NBA players in 2017 were Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard.

  • 2017 in movies.

    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.

  • The Shape of Water.

    The Shape of Water.

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

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 3 years, 8 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 3 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 10th, 2017: Youtuber PewDiePie sparks controversy by using the N-word during a livestream.
  • September 13th, 2017: Actor Frank Vincent (The Sopranos, Casino and Goodfellas) dies from a heart attack at the age of 80.
  • September 13th, 2017: The bail of hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli is revoked after he offers $5,000 for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair.
  • 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.
  • This date: October 2nd, 2017
  • October 5th, 2017: Multiple women accuse film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.
  • October 15th, 2017: The "Me Too" movement begins.
  • October 16th, 2017: Storm Ophelia strikes Ireland and the U.K.
  • October 20th, 2017: The film "Only the Brave" is released in movie theaters.
  • October 27th, 2017: The second season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • October 28th, 2017: The right-wing conspiracy theory QAnon is born after "Q Clearance Patriot" begins posting on 4chan's /pol/ board.
  • 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • 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 that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • 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.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on October 2nd, 2017.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2017.

  • The Loud House
  • Bunnicula
  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2017.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2017.

  • The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
  • FurReal Roarin' Tyler
  • The Nintendo Switch
  • Hatchimals
  • L.O.L. Surprise!
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Destiny 2 - Multiplayer first-person shooter game.
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.
  • 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.
  • Horizon Zero Dawn - RPG game developed by Guerrilla Games.
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Survival horror game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 2nd of October.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 2017.

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 2nd, 2017 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of December, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 2nd, 2017 is close to the 12th of July, 2018.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 1,349 days have passed since this date.
  • 192 weeks have passed.
  • 116,553,600 seconds have passed since the October 2nd, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 135,979,200 times.
  • Since October 2nd, 2017, the earth has travelled approximately 60,141,657,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 19,425,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,023,610 steps. That's about 4,455 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,398,643 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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