October 6, 2018

October 6, 2018, was a Saturday. It was 5 years, 7 months, and 23 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on October 6, 2018?

  • UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Conor McGregor at UFC 229.
Song charts

Music charts

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on October 6, 2018:

  • United States: "Girls Like You" by Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
  • United Kingdom: "Promises" by Calvin Harris and Sam Smith

The Billboard Hot 100 on October 6, 2018

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

  • Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • Lucid Dreams - Juice WRLD
  • Better Now - Post Malone
  • In My Feelings - Drake
  • Killshot - Eminem
Play the top songs 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.
Night School

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Night School" was at the top of the box office on October 6, 2018.


This date was 2,062 days ago. Approximately 69 months have passed. It was the 279th day of 2018, in week 40. 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 23 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to October 6, 2018

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Saturday, October 6, 2018. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. People are currently enjoying their weekend.

The summer is long gone. Temperatures have become much cooler, and the evenings are beginning to get darker. There is a fresh, earthy scent in the air, and fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways, and sidewalks. In America, the song "Girls Like You" by Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B is at the top of the singles charts, while "Promises" by Calvin Harris and Sam Smith is the number-one song in the UK.

Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Night School is at the top of the box office. Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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 Stan Lee, George H. W. Bush (Senior), Emiliano Sala, and Keith Flint would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Peaky Blinders", "Power", "Lucifer", and "Mindhunter". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "Far Cry 5", "God of War", and "Assassin's Creed Odyssey".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Shimmer and Shine", "Bunnicula", "The Loud House", and "Welcome to the Wayne". Popular toys at the moment include the PlayStation 4, Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center, the Nintendo Switch, and FurReal Roarin' Tyler.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on October 6, 2018.

  • Khabib defeats McGregor.

    Khabib defeats McGregor

    Khabib Nurmagomedov forced Conor McGregor into submission during Round 4 of their main event fight at UFC 229.
  • 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 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 October 6, 2018.

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to October 6, 2018.

  • September 6, 2018:
    • Tesla CEO Elon Musk smokes cannabis on the "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast.
    • Actor Burt Reynolds dies from a heart attack.
  • September 7, 2018:
    • The video game "Spider-Man" is released.
    • Joe Exotic is arrested after trying to hire an undercover FBI agent to murder Carole Baskin.
    • Rapper Mac Miller dies due to an accidental drug overdose.
  • September 8, 2018: Rappers Cardi B and Nicki Minaj get into an altercation at New York Fashion Week 2018.
  • September 9, 2018: The first episode of the psychological thriller series "You" is aired on Netflix.
  • September 14, 2018: Rap star Eminem responds to Machine Gun Kelly's diss track by releasing the song "KILLSHOT".
  • September 15, 2018: Boxing: Canelo Álvarez defeats Gennady Golovkin in a rematch.
  • September 25, 2018: American actor Bill Cosby is sentenced to 3-10 years in prison after being found guilty of 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault.
  • September 29, 2018: Rap star Kanye West announces that he will be changing his name to "Ye".
  • September 30, 2018: Golf: Europe wins the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Guyancourt, France.
  • October 2, 2018:
    • Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi is assassinated at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
    • The video game "Forza Horizon 4" is released.
  • October 4, 2018: Former Death Row CEO Suge Knight is sentenced to 28 years in prison for the killing of Terry Carter.
  • October 5, 2018:
    • YouTuber PewDiePie releases the diss track "Bitch Lasagna".
    • Reality TV star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is sentenced to 8 months in prison for tax evasion.
    • The video game "Assassin's Creed Odyssey" is released.
  • This date: October 6, 2018
  • October 7, 2018: Soccer: John Terry announces his retirement.
  • October 11, 2018: Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland is sentenced to six years in prison for fraud.
  • October 12, 2018: The horror miniseries "The Haunting of Hill House" is released on Netflix.
  • October 14, 2018: It is reported that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called off their engagement.
  • October 15, 2018: 13-year-old Jayme Lynn Closs is kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin.
  • October 19, 2018: The horror film "Halloween" is released in movie theaters.
  • October 22, 2018: WWE wrestler Roman Reigns announces that his leukemia has returned after 11 years.
  • October 26, 2018: The game Red Dead Redemption 2 is released.
  • October 27, 2018: Soccer: Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash.
  • October 29, 2018: 189 people die after a Boeing 737 MAX crashes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • November 3, 2018: Ariana Grande releases the song "Thank U, Next".
  • November 5, 2018: NASA's space probe Voyager 2 enters interstellar space.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 6, 2018, will have the star sign Libra.
  • 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 6, 2018 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Television shows

TV shows in 2018

The following TV shows were popular in October 2018:

TV shows from October 2018.

Ex on the Beach
Ex on the Beach
Killing Eve
Killing Eve
Derry Girls
Derry Girls
The Punisher
The Punisher
Young Sheldon
Young Sheldon
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on October 6, 2018

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2018:

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
Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House
Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Popular toys and games in 2018

Toys and games that were popular in 2018:

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
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 October 2018.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 2018
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Forza Horizon 4 2018
Forza Horizon 4
FIFA 19 2018
Spider-Man 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
Ark: Survival Evolved 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 6.

Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams

Irish politician
Born on October 6, 1948
He turned 70 on this day in 2018.

Niall Quinn

Niall Quinn

Soccer player
Born on October 6, 1966
He turned 52 on this day in 2018.

Amy Jo Johnson

Amy Jo Johnson

Born on October 6, 1970
She turned 48 on this day in 2018.

Ricky Hatton

Ricky Hatton

Born on October 6, 1978
He turned 40 on this day in 2018.

Addison Rae

Addison Rae

Social media personality
Born on October 6, 2000
She turned 18 on this day in 2018.


US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on October 6, 2018.


UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 6, 2018 was most likely conceived around January 13, 2018.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 6, 2018 is close to June 29, 2019.

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Stats for October 6, 2018


Here are some interesting statistics about October 6, 2018:

  • 2,062 days have passed since this date.
  • 294 weeks have passed.
  • 178,156,800 seconds have passed since October 6, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 207,849,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 91,928,908,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,692,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 15,321,485 steps. That's roughly 6,810 miles.
  • 2,137,882 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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