October 8th, 2018

October 8th, 2018, fell on a Monday. It was day 281 of 2018. The decade was the 2010s.

1 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since October 8th, 2018.



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 October 8th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Jamal Khashoggi

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 1 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since October 8th, 2018.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 2018.
  • Leap Year: 2018 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 8th, 2018, will be 1 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1538953200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 8th, 2018:

  • 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.
  • October 2nd, 2018: Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi is assassinated at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • October 4th, 2018: Former Death Row CEO Suge Knight is sentenced to 28 years in prison for the killing of Terry Carter.
  • 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 26th, 2018: The game Red Dead Redemption 2 is released.
  • November 7th, 2018: Jeff Sessions resigns from his position as the United States attorney general.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 8th, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 8th, 2018 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

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" - "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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of October:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of October:

  • Thanksgiving (Canada)
  • Columbus Day (USA)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on October 8th, 2018.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 8th, 2018 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 8th, 2018 is the 18th of July, 2019. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Fortnite - Battle royale game.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 8th, 2018.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 8th, 2018.

  • 633 days have passed since this date.
  • 54,691,200 seconds have passed since the October 8th, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 63,806,400 times.
  • Since October 8th, 2018, earth has travelled approximately 28,220,659,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 9,115,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 4,703,443 steps. That's about 2,090 miles!
  • Since this date, 656,294 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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