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August 3, 2018

August 3, 2018, was a Friday. It was 5 years, 9 months, and 17 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on August 3, 2018?

  • Travis Scott releases his album "Astroworld".
  • The game "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" is released.
Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 3, 2018:

  • United States: "In My Feelings" by Drake
  • United Kingdom: "In My Feelings" by Drake

The Billboard Hot 100 on August 3, 2018

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • In My Feelings - Drake
  • I Like It - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  • Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • Nice For What - Drake
  • Boo'd Up - Ella Mai
Play the top singles from 2018
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2018. Take a trip back to the peak days of Drake, Post Malone, Camila Cabello and Juice WRLD.
Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" was at the top of the box office on August 3, 2018.

Facts

This date occurred 2,117 days ago. Approximately 71 months have passed. It was the 215th day of 2018, in week 31. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 5 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. The Earth has experienced 24 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to August 3, 2018

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is August 3, 2018, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2018 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. The song "In My Feelings" by Drake is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout is at the top of the box office.

Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Black Mirror", "Veep", "Big Little Lies", and "Sharp Objects". It's 2018, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Post Malone, Cardi B, Juice Wrld and Dua Lipa.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Shanann Watts, Aretha Franklin, Kofi Annan, and Stefán Karl Stefánsson would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "What Remains of Edith Finch", "Fortnite", "Ark: Survival Evolved", and "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Bunnicula", "Sunny Day", "Big City Greens", and "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles".

Children are playing with toys such as LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon, Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center, the Nintendo Switch, and the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on August 3, 2018.

  • The Momo Challenge hoax.

    The Momo Challenge hoax

    An urban legend about a fake social media challenge called the "Momo Challenge" was spreading throughout the Internet during the summer of 2018.
  • Record of the Year: 2018.

    Record of the Year: 2018

    The song "This Is America" by Childish Gambino won a Grammy for 2018's Record of the Year.
  • 2018 in music.

    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.
  • Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists.

    Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists

    "Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists" were named the Time Person of the Year in 2018.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    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.
  • 2018 in movies.

    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.
  • Green Book.

    Green Book

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

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2018 were Luka Modrić, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, Raphaël Varane, Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, and Harry Kane.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 3, 2018.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around August 3, 2018.

  • July 6, 2018: The film "Ant-Man and the Wasp" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 7, 2018: Justin Bieber gets engaged to model Hailey Baldwin.
  • July 9, 2018:
    • US president Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.
    • Boris Johnson resigns as UK Foreign Secretary in protest of Theresa May's "softer" stance on Brexit.
  • July 10, 2018: Soccer: Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian side Juventus.
  • July 11, 2018: World Cup Semi-Final: Croatia defeats England 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • July 12, 2018: US President Trump makes his first official visit to the United Kingdom.
  • July 13, 2018: Football: Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte.
  • July 14, 2018: Soccer: Maurizio Sarri becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • July 15, 2018: France wins the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4-2.
  • July 19, 2018: 17 people lose their lives after a duck boat sinks at Table Rock Lake in Missouri.
  • July 20, 2018: Disney fire film director James Gunn from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" after old controversial tweets of his are found and publicized.
  • July 22, 2018: US President Donald Trump threatens Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in an "ALL CAPS" tweet on Twitter.
  • July 23, 2018: 102 people lose their lives in wildfires in East Attica, Greece.
  • July 24, 2018: Singer Demi Lovato is rushed to hospital after an opioid overdose.
  • July 26, 2018:
    • Facebook's stock price plummets by 19 percent following a disappointing quarterly report.
    • The final episode of the talk show Jerry Springer is aired on TV.
  • July 27, 2018: The film "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 30, 2018: Love Island: Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham are crowned as winners.
  • August 2, 2018:
    • musical.ly becomes TikTok after the two apps are merged together.
    • Technology company Apple becomes the first publicly-listed company in the US to reach $1 trillion in market value.
  • This date: August 3, 2018
  • August 4, 2018: Venezuela's president Nicolás Maduro survives an apparent assassination attempt after drones armed with explosives are detonated overhead while he is giving a speech.
  • August 6, 2018:
    • American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is banned from Facebook, Spotify, Apple and Twitter.
    • Jagex shuts down the RuneScape Classic servers.
  • August 7, 2018: China bans Disney's film "Christopher Robin" after people compare Chinese President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh.
  • August 13, 2018: Watts family murders: Chris Watts reports that his wife Shanann and their two daughters have gone missing.
  • August 15, 2018:
    • Watts family murders: Chris Watts confesses to the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann and their two daughters.
    • The romantic comedy-drama film "Crazy Rich Asians" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 16, 2018: Singer Aretha Franklin passes away at the age of 76.
  • August 18, 2018:
    • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan passes away at the age of 80.
    • Imran Khan becomes the new prime minister of Pakistan.
  • August 20, 2018:
    • "Havana" by Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) wins Video of the Year at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.
    • Former English soccer player Paul Gascoigne is arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a train.
  • August 21, 2018: Icelandic actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson (Robbie Rotten on LazyTown) dies from cancer at the age of 43.
  • August 24, 2018: Liberal leader Scott Morrison becomes the new Prime Minister of Australia.
  • August 25, 2018:
    • American politician John McCain passes away.
    • KSI and Logan Paul draw in a boxing match at the Manchester Arena.
  • August 30, 2018: Irish TV channel TV3 is rebranded as Virgin Media One.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 3, 2018, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 3, 2018 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Television shows

Television shows in August 2018

Television shows that people were watching in August 2018:

TV shows from August 2018.

Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects
Yellowstone
Yellowstone
Succession
Succession
Ex on the Beach
Ex on the Beach
Killing Eve
Killing Eve
Barry
Barry
Derry Girls
Derry Girls
The Punisher
The Punisher
Mindhunter
Mindhunter
Young Sheldon
Young Sheldon
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Ozark
Ozark
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in August 2018

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Sunny Day
Sunny Day

Welcome to the Wayne
Welcome to the Wayne
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
Andi Mack
Andi Mack
Nella the Princess Knight
Nella the Princess Knight
Mech-X4
Mech-X4
Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House
Bunnicula
Bunnicula
Toys

Toys in 2018

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch
Bunchems
Bunchems
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!
Hello Barbie
Hello Barbie
The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in August 2018.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 2018
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
God of War 2018
God of War
Far Cry 5 2018
Far Cry 5
Monster Hunter: World 2018
Monster Hunter: World
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Star Wars Battlefront II 2017
Star Wars Battlefront II
Super Mario Odyssey 2017
Super Mario Odyssey
FIFA 18 2017
FIFA 18
Ark: Survival Evolved 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved
Fortnite 2017
Fortnite
What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on August 3.

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart

Television personality
Born on August 3, 1941
She turned 77 on this day in 2018.

John C. McGinley

John C. McGinley

Actor
Born on August 3, 1959
He turned 59 on this day in 2018.

James Hetfield

James Hetfield

Metallica
Born on August 3, 1963
He turned 55 on this day in 2018.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

American Football player
Born on August 3, 1977
He turned 41 on this day in 2018.

Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly

Actress
Born on August 3, 1979
She turned 39 on this day in 2018.

Jules Bianchi

Jules Bianchi

French race car driver Deceased
Born on August 3, 1989
He was not alive on this date.

USA

US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on August 3, 2018.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 3, 2018 was most likely conceived around November 10, 2017.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 3, 2018 is close to April 26, 2019.

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Stats for August 3, 2018

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about August 3, 2018:

  • 2,117 days have passed since this date.
  • 302 weeks have passed.
  • 182,908,800 seconds have passed since August 3, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 213,393,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 94,380,940,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,484,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 15,730,157 steps. That's roughly 6,991 miles.
  • 2,194,906 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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