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August 2nd, 2019.

August 2nd, 2019, was a Friday. It was day 214 of 2019. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years and 13 days have passed since August 2nd, 2019.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on August 2nd, 2019?

  • Swedish authorities release rapper A$AP Rocky from custody nearly a month after he was arrested for assault.
Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 2nd, 2019.

  • United States: Old Town Road - Lil Nas X
  • United Kingdom: Señorita - Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

The Billboard Hot 100 on August 2nd, 2019.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Old Town Road - Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Bad Guy - Billie Eilish
  • I Don't Care - Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
  • Senorita - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
  • Talk - Khalid
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The Lion King

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Lion King" was at the top of the Box Office on August 2nd, 2019.

Take me back to August 2nd, 2019!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 2nd, 2019, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Old Town Road by Lil Nas X is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, SeƱorita by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello is the number one hit song.

Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States, and the movie The Lion King is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson is the current Prime Minister. It's 2019, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Lil Nas X, Post Malone, Halsey, Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Juice Wrld, Derek Acorah, Kobe Bryant and Caroline Flack would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "Modern Family", "American Horror Story" and "Power". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4", "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate", "Resident Evil 2" and "Kingdom Hearts III".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Doc McStuffins", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Henry Danger". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox One, FurReal Roarin' Tyler, the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit and the Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on August 2nd, 2019.

  • The Lion King.

    The Lion King.

    The 2019 version of "The Lion King" was being shown in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.6 billion dollars.

  • 2019 in music.

    2019 in music.

    The music charts in 2019 were dominated by the likes of Post Malone, Sam Smith & Normani, Ariana Grande, Lewis Capaldi, Tom Walker, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Ed Sheeran, AJ Tracey, Tones and I, Dua Lipa, Halsey, Jonas Brothers and Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper.

  • 2019 in movies.

    2019 in movies.

    Movies released in 2019 included Avengers: Endgame, The Irishman, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Joker, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Us, Aladdin, Captain Marvel, Toy Story 4 and The Lion King.

  • Greta Thunberg.

    Greta Thunberg.

    Environmental activist Greta Thunberg was named as the Time Person of the Year in 2019.

  • Parasite.

    Parasite.

    The South Korean film "Parasite" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2019.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 3 years and 13 days have passed since August 2nd, 2019.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 2019.
  • Leap Year: 2019 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on August 2nd, 2019 will be 3 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1564700400.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to August 2nd, 2019.

  • July 3rd, 2019: Rapper A$AP Rocky is arrested on suspicion of assault in Sweden.
  • July 4th, 2019: Soccer: Frank Lampard becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • July 4th, 2019: The third season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • July 6th, 2019: American financier Jeffrey Epstein is arrested on federal charges for the sex trafficking of minors.
  • July 6th, 2019: Actor Cameron Boyce dies at the age of 20 from an epileptic seizure.
  • July 9th, 2019: Addison Rae creates her first TikTok video.
  • July 10th, 2019: The last Volkswagen Beetle is produced.
  • July 12th, 2019: English Youtube personality Emily Hartridge dies in an electric scooter accident.
  • July 17th, 2019: Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison.
  • July 18th, 2019: 35 people are killed by an arson attack on a Kyoto Animation studio building in Kyoto, Japan.
  • July 21st, 2019: A second heat wave begins in Europe.
  • July 23rd, 2019: The body of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews is discovered nearly 35 years after she went missing.
  • July 24th, 2019: Boris Johnson becomes the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • July 25th, 2019: Impeachment: The phone call between Donald Trump and Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky takes place.
  • July 29th, 2019: Love Island: Amber Gill and Greg O'Shea are crowned as winners.
  • July 29th, 2019: Youtube personality Grant Thompson (The King of Random) dies in a paramotoring accident at the age of 38.
  • July 29th, 2019: 62 people are killed during a prison riot in Altamira, Brazil.
  • This date: August 2nd, 2019
  • August 3rd, 2019: Jackass stunt man Bam Margera is removed from an airline flight for being too drunk.
  • August 3rd, 2019: A white nationalist called Patrick Wood Crusius shoots and kills 22 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.
  • August 4th, 2019: Jackass stunt man Bam Margera posts a series of Instagram videos asking for Dr. Phil's help.
  • August 4th, 2019: A gunman called Connor Stephen Betts kills 10 people in Dayton, Ohio.
  • August 7th, 2019: Musician David Berman hangs himself at his apartment in Brooklyn.
  • August 7th, 2019: Addison Rae uploads her first Youtube video.
  • August 10th, 2019: American financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is found dead in his jail cell.
  • August 10th, 2019: Miley Cyrus announces that she has separated from her husband Liam Hemsworth.
  • August 15th, 2019: TMZ release footage of Conor McGregor punching a man at The Marble Arch Pub in Dublin, Ireland.
  • August 16th, 2019: Jeffrey Epstein's death is ruled as a suicide.
  • August 17th, 2019: At least 92 people are killed after a bomb explodes during a wedding in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • August 18th, 2019: Soccer player Ashley Cole officially announces his retirement.
  • August 18th, 2019: US President Donald Trump announces that he is considering "buying" Greenland.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 2nd, 2019, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2019 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 2nd, 2019 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 2nd, 2019.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in August, 2019.

Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Crime drama television series.

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

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

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.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

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

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

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.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 2nd, 2019.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2019.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

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

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2019.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2019.

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 Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in August of 2019.

Kingdom Hearts III 2019
Kingdom Hearts III
Action role-playing game.

Resident Evil 2 2019
Resident Evil 2
Remake of the original Resident Evil 2.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 2018
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Crossover fighting game.

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

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 2nd.

James Baldwin

Writer. Deceased
Born on August 2nd, 1924
He was not alive on this date.

Edward Furlong

Actor.
Born on August 2nd, 1977
He turned 42 on this day in 2019.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August.

  • Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)
USA

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on August 2nd, 2019.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 2nd, 2019.

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 2nd, 2019 was most likely conceived around November 9th, 2018.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 2nd, 2019 is close to April 24th, 2020.

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Stats for August 2nd, 2019

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 2nd, 2019.

  • A total of 1,109 days have passed since this date.
  • 158 weeks have passed.
  • 95,817,600 seconds have passed since the August 2nd, 2019.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 111,787,200 times.
  • Since August 2nd, 2019, the Earth has travelled approximately 49,441,881,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 15,969,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,240,314 steps. That's about 3,662 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,149,811 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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