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October 2nd, 2018.

October 2nd, 2018, was a Tuesday. It was day 275 of 2018. The decade was the 2010s.

2 years, 8 months and 10 days have passed since October 2nd, 2018.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On this day.

What happened on October 2nd, 2018?

  • Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi is assassinated at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
  • United Kingdom: Promises - Calvin Harris and Sam Smith
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Night School" was at the top of the box office on October 2nd, 2018.

Take me back to October 2nd, 2018!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 2nd, 2018 and it's a Tuesday. 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 Girls Like You by Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Promises by Calvin Harris and Sam Smith is the number one hit song.

Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie Night School is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister. 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Suits", "American Horror Story" and "Orange Is the New Black". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)", "Monster Hunter: World", "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" and "Spider-Man". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Paw Patrol", "Game Shakers" and "The Loud House".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, L.O.L. Surprise!, the Nintendo Switch and FurReal Roarin' Tyler.

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, 2018.

  • Jamal Khashoggi is murdered.

    Jamal Khashoggi is murdered.

    On October 2nd, 2018, Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. His murder led to international outrage and condemnation.

  • 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 as 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 2 years, 8 months and 10 days have passed since October 2nd, 2018.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2018.
  • Leap Year: 2018 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 2nd, 2018, will be 2 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1538434800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 2nd, 2018.

  • September 6th, 2018: Tesla CEO Elon Musk smokes cannabis on the "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast.
  • September 6th, 2018: Actor Burt Reynolds dies from a heart attack.
  • September 7th, 2018: The video game "Spider-Man" is released.
  • September 7th, 2018: Joe Exotic is arrested after trying to hire an undercover FBI agent to murder Carole Baskin.
  • September 7th, 2018: Rapper Mac Miller dies due to an accidental drug overdose.
  • September 25th, 2018: American actor Bill Cosby is sentenced to 3-10 years in prison after being found guilty of 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault.
  • This date: October 2nd, 2018
  • October 4th, 2018: Former Death Row CEO Suge Knight is sentenced to 28 years in prison for the killing of Terry Carter.
  • October 5th, 2018: Youtuber PewDiePie releases the diss track "Bitch Lasagna".
  • October 5th, 2018: Reality TV star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is sentenced to 8 months in prison for tax evasion.
  • October 6th, 2018: UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Conor McGregor at UFC 229.
  • October 7th, 2018: John Terry announces his retirement.
  • October 11th, 2018: Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland is sentenced to six years in prison for fraud.
  • October 14th, 2018: It is reported that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called off their engagement.
  • October 19th, 2018: The horror film "Halloween" is released in movie theaters.
  • October 22nd, 2018: WWE wrestler Roman Reigns announces that his leukemia has returned after 11 years.
  • October 26th, 2018: The game Red Dead Redemption 2 is released.

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, 2018, 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, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 2nd, 2018 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.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on October 2nd, 2018.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2018.

  • The Loud House
  • Bunnicula
  • Game Shakers
  • Henry Danger
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2018.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2018.

  • The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
  • The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
  • FurReal Roarin' Tyler
  • The Nintendo Switch
  • L.O.L. Surprise!
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Spider-Man - Action-adventure game developed by Insomniac Games.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • 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.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) - Battle royale game.
  • Star Wars Battlefront II - Action shooter game based on the Star Wars franchise.
  • Super Mario Odyssey - Platform game.
  • Fortnite - Battle royale 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, 2018.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 2018.

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 2nd, 2018 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of December, 2017.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 2nd, 2018 is close to the 12th of July, 2019.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 984 days have passed since this date.
  • 140 weeks have passed.
  • 85,017,600 seconds have passed since the October 2nd, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 99,187,200 times.
  • Since October 2nd, 2018, the earth has travelled approximately 43,869,081,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 14,169,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 7,311,514 steps. That's about 3,250 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,020,211 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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