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October 26th, 2018.

October 26th, 2018, was a Friday. It was day 299 of 2018. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since October 26th, 2018.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On this day.

What happened on October 26th, 2018?

  • The game Red Dead Redemption 2 is released.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 26th, 2018.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on October 26th, 2018.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • Lucid Dreams - Juice WRLD
  • Better Now - Post Malone
  • Drip Too Hard - Lil Baby & Gunna
  • Shallow - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Play the top hits 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.
Halloween

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Halloween" was at the top of the box office on October 26th, 2018.

Take me back to October 26th, 2018!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 26th, 2018 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

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. Halloween of 2018 is just days away. People are watching horror movies and thinking about which costume they are going to wear. Others are organizing parties.

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 Halloween 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. 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 be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Homeland", "American Horror Story", "Peaky Blinders" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Ark: Survival Evolved", "Super Mario Odyssey", "Star Wars Battlefront II" and "Far Cry 5". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Henry Danger", "Bunnicula" and "The Loud House".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, the Nintendo Switch, FurReal Roarin' Tyler and the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit.

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 26th, 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.

  • 3 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since October 26th, 2018.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2018.
  • Leap Year: 2018 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 26th, 2018, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1540508400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 26th, 2018.

  • 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 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.
  • This date: October 26th, 2018
  • October 29th, 2018: 189 people die after a Boeing 737 MAX crashes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • November 3rd, 2018: Ariana Grande releases the song "Thank U, Next".
  • November 6th, 2018: The Democratic Party takes control of the US House of Representatives.
  • November 7th, 2018: Jeff Sessions resigns from his position as the United States attorney general.
  • November 8th, 2018: Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi releases his single "Someone You Loved".
  • November 9th, 2018: The computer-animated film "The Grinch" is released in movie theaters.
  • November 12th, 2018: American comic book writer Stan Lee passes away at the age of 95.
  • November 12th, 2018: Singer Sinead O'Connor causes controversy after she tweets that she never wants to spend time with white people again.
  • November 13th, 2018: The stealth video game "Hitman 2" is released by IO Interactive.
  • November 13th, 2018: Opening arguments begin in the trial of extradited Mexican cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.
  • November 15th, 2018: Soccer: Premier League teams vote in favour of introducing VAR.
  • November 16th, 2018: Tumblr is removed from Apple's app store after images of child sexual abuse are found on its website.
  • November 16th, 2018: The comedy film "Instant Family" is released in movie theaters.
  • November 17th, 2018: The Yellow Vests movement begins in France.
  • November 19th, 2018: Watts family murders: Chris Watts is sentenced to five life sentences for the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann and their two daughters in August.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 26th, 2018, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • 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: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 26th, 2018 falls under the Snake.
  • 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.

TV shows from October, 2018.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Romantic drama-comedy series.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Gotham
Gotham
Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Power
Power
Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Kids' TV shows on October 26th, 2018.

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

The Loud House
The Loud House

Bunnicula
Bunnicula

Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Dora the Explorer
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 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

L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Red Dead Redemption 2 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2
Action-adventure game developed and published by Rockstar Games.

Spider-Man 2018
Spider-Man
Action-adventure game developed by Insomniac Games.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 2018
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Multiplayer FPS game.

God of War 2018
God of War
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.

Far Cry 5 2018
Far Cry 5
First-person shooter game developed by Ubisoft.

Monster Hunter: World 2018
Monster Hunter: World
Action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Battle royale game.

Star Wars Battlefront II 2017
Star Wars Battlefront II
Action shooter game based on the Star Wars franchise.

Super Mario Odyssey 2017
Super Mario Odyssey
Platform game.

Ark: Survival Evolved 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved
Survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard.

Fortnite 2017
Fortnite
Battle royale game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 26th.

Hillary Clinton

American politician.
Born on October 26th, 1947
She turned 71 on this day in 2018.

Keith Urban

Singer.
Born on October 26th, 1967
He turned 51 on this day in 2018.

Seth MacFarlane

Actor / Animator.
Born on October 26th, 1973
He turned 45 on this day in 2018.

CM Punk

Wrestler.
Born on October 26th, 1978
He turned 40 on this day in 2018.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of October.

  • Austrian National Day

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on October 26th, 2018.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 26th, 2018.

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 26th, 2018 was most likely conceived around February 2nd, 2018.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 26th, 2018 is close to July 19th, 2019.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 26th, 2018.

  • A total of 1,138 days have passed since this date.
  • 162 weeks have passed.
  • 98,326,800 seconds have passed since the October 26th, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 114,714,600 times.
  • Since October 26th, 2018, the earth has travelled approximately 50,736,628,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 16,387,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,456,105 steps. That's about 3,758 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,179,922 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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