August 2nd, 2018

August 2nd, 2018, fell on a Thursday. It was day 214 of 2018. The decade was the 2010s.

2 years, 5 months and 16 days have passed since August 2nd, 2018.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 2nd, 2018:

  • musical.ly becomes TikTok after the two apps are merged together.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 2nd, 2018:

  • United States: In My Feelings - Drake
  • United Kingdom: In My Feelings - Drake

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 2nd, 2018 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

The song In My Feelings by Drake is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Game of Thrones", "Suits", "Power" and "Stranger Things". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "What Remains of Edith Finch", "Fortnite", "Far Cry 5" and "God of War". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Doc McStuffins", "Henry Danger", "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" and "Game Shakers".

Popular toys include the likes of "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 August 2nd, 2018.

  • Green Book

    "Green Book" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2018.

  • 2018 in movies.

    Movies released in 2018 included Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Incredibles 2, Aquaman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Venom, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Deadpool 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, A Quiet Place, A Star Is Born and Halloween.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    The best NBA players in 2018 were Russell Westbrook, James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.

  • Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists.

    "Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists" are named as the Time Person of the Year in 2018.

  • 2018 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2018 included Drake, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha, Post Malone, XXXTentacion, Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Eminem, Juice Wrld, Travis Scott and Kodak Black.

  • Record of the Year: 2018

    "This Is America" by Childish Gambino would go on to win a Grammy for 2018's Record of the Year.

  • Momo Challenge hoax.

    An urban legend about a fake social media challenge called the "Momo Challenge" was spreading throughout the Internet during this period of time.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 2 years, 5 months and 16 days have passed since August 2nd, 2018.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 2018.
  • Leap Year: 2018 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 2nd, 2018, will be 2 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1533164400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 2nd, 2018:

  • July 6th, 2018: The film "Ant-Man and the Wasp" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 7th, 2018: Justin Bieber gets engaged to model Hailey Baldwin.
  • July 9th, 2018: US president Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.
  • July 11th, 2018: World Cup Semi-Final: Croatia defeats England 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • July 13th, 2018: Football: Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte.
  • July 14th, 2018: Soccer: Maurizio Sarri becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • July 15th, 2018: France wins the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4-2.
  • July 24th, 2018: Singer Demi Lovato is rushed to hospital after an opioid overdose.
  • July 27th, 2018: The film "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 30th, 2018: Love Island: Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham are crowned as winners.
  • August 3rd, 2018: Travis Scott releases his album "Astroworld".
  • August 3rd, 2018: The game "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" is released.
  • August 16th, 2018: Singer Aretha Franklin passes away at the age of 76.
  • August 20th, 2018: "Havana" by Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) wins Video of the Year at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 21st, 2018: Actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson dies from cancer.
  • August 25th, 2018: American politician John McCain passes away.
  • August 25th, 2018: KSI and Logan Paul draw in a boxing match at the Manchester Arena.
  • August 30th, 2018: Irish TV channel TV3 is rebranded as Virgin Media One.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 2nd, 2018, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 2nd, 2018 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.

2018 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2018.

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

2018 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2018:

  • Nintendo Switch
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Video Games

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

  • God of War - Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.
  • Far Cry 5 - First-person shooter game developed by Ubisoft.
  • Monster Hunter: World - Action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom.
  • Star Wars Battlefront II - Action shooter game based on the Star Wars franchise.
  • Call of Duty: WWII - First-person shooter game developed by Sledgehammer Games.
  • Super Mario Odyssey - Platform game.
  • Fortnite - Battle royale game.
  • What Remains of Edith Finch - Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August:

  • Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)

US President

Who was the US President on August 2nd, 2018?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 2nd, 2018?

  • Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 2nd, 2018 was probably conceived around the 23rd of October, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 2nd, 2018 is the 12th of May, 2019. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 2nd, 2018.

  • 900 days have passed since this date.
  • 77,763,600 seconds have passed since the August 2nd, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 90,724,200 times.
  • Since August 2nd, 2018, earth has travelled approximately 40,126,017,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 12,960,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 6,687,670 steps. That's about 2,972 miles!
  • Since this date, 933,163 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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