December 8, 2019

December 8, 2019, was a Sunday. It was the 342nd day of 2019. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 11 months, and 26 days have passed since December 8, 2019.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on December 8, 2019?

  • Rapper Juice Wrld dies from toxic levels of oxycodone and codeine.
  • First confirmed coronavirus case: A patient in Wuhan, China, seeks medical help for pneumonia-like symptoms.
Song charts

Music charts

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on December 8, 2019:

  • United States: "Circles" by Post Malone
  • United Kingdom: "Dance Monkey" by Tones and I

The Billboard Hot 100 on December 8, 2019

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

  • Circles - Post Malone
  • Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
  • Good As Hell - Lizzo
  • Memories - Maroon 5
  • Roxanne - Arizona Zervas
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Frozen II

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Frozen II" was at the top of the box office on December 8, 2019.


This date was 1,456 days ago. Approximately 49 months have passed. It was the 342nd day of 2019, in week 49. The decade was the 2010s. There were only 23 days left in the year. A child born on this day is 3 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. The Earth has experienced 16 seasons of weather since then.


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RIP Juice Wrld. Two years gone today.
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Take me back to December 8, 2019

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Sunday, December 8, 2019. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

The Christmas season of 2019 has begun. In America, the song "Circles" by Post Malone is at the top of the singles charts, while "Dance Monkey" by Tones and I is the number-one song in the UK. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Frozen II is at the top of the box office.

Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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 Lexii Alijai, Derek Acorah, Kobe Bryant, and Caroline Flack would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Modern Family", "Homeland", "Better Call Saul", and "Stranger Things". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 2", "Kingdom Hearts III", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare", and "Death Stranding". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Horrid Henry", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", "Henry Danger", and "The Loud House".

Popular toys at the moment include the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit, and the Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 8, 2019.

  • Christmas 2019 has begun.

    Christmas 2019 has begun

    The Christmas holiday season of 2019 had just begun. Retailers were starting to play festive music, and decorations were beginning to spring up.
  • 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 Time Person of the Year in 2019.
  • Parasite.


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

    Record of the Year

    The song "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish won a Grammy for 2019's Record of the Year.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2019?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2019?

    The best NBA players in 2019 were James Harden, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook, and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2019 were Lionel Messi, Virgil Van Dijk, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sadio Mané, Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé, Alisson, Robert Lewandowski, Bernardo Silva, and Riyad Mahrez.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on December 8, 2019.

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to December 8, 2019.

  • November 8, 2019: The game Death Stranding is released.
  • November 9, 2019: KSI defeats Logan Paul in a boxing match at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
  • November 11, 2019: An arctic blast of snow and ice hits the US states of Michigan, Kansas, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa and Minnesota.
  • November 12, 2019:
    • The first episode of The Mandalorian is aired.
    • Baby Yoda begins to take off in popularity.
    • The subscription streaming service "Disney+" is launched.
  • November 13, 2019: Billie Eilish releases the song "Everything I Wanted".
  • November 16, 2019: Prince Andrew's controversial Interview about Jeffrey Epstein is aired on BBC.
  • November 19, 2019:
    • The game "Shenmue 3" is released.
    • Mauricio Pochettino is sacked from his job as manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • November 20, 2019: Football: Jose Mourinho is appointed manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • November 21, 2019: Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is formally indicted on charges of fraud and bribery.
  • November 24, 2019: South Korean singer Goo Hara commits suicide at her home in Seoul.
  • November 29, 2019:
    • Soccer: Arsenal manager Unai Emery is sacked by the club.
    • The song "Blinding Lights" is released by the Weeknd.
  • December 1, 2019: Coronavirus outbreak: The first reported symptoms occur in a patient in Wuhan, China.
  • December 2, 2019: Lionel Messi is awarded the 2019 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 4, 2019: A video of world leaders mocking US President Trump during a NATO reception goes viral.
  • This date: December 8, 2019
  • December 10, 2019:
    • William Shatner files for divorce from his wife Elizabeth Anderson Martin after 18 years of marriage.
    • 7 people are killed during a mass shooting at the Ostrava University Hospital in the Czech Republic.
  • December 12, 2019:
    • The Conservatives win a comfortable majority in the 2019 United Kingdom general election.
    • Former NBA commissioner David Stern suffers a brain hemorrhage.
  • December 13, 2019:
    • British TV presenter Caroline Flack is charged with common assault.
    • UK politics: Jeremy Corbyn announces that he will be stepping down as leader of the Labour Party.
    • The drama movie "Uncut Gems" is released.
  • December 14, 2019: Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • December 17, 2019: English TV presenter Caroline Flack announces that she is standing down as the host of Love Island.
  • December 18, 2019: Donald Trump becomes the third U.S. President to be impeached.
  • December 19, 2019: DJ Topic and A76 release the song "Breaking Me".
  • December 22, 2019: Soccer: Mikel Arteta becomes the new manager of Arsenal.
  • December 29, 2019: Hospitals in the Chinese province of Hubei report four cases of pneumonia of unknown causes.
  • December 31, 2019: The World Health Organization in China is informed that cases of pneumonia of unknown causes have been detected in Wuhan, China.
  • January 1, 2020:
    • The first day of 2020 begins, signifying the start of a new decade.
    • Rapper Lexii Alijai passes away after a suspected overdose.
    • The World Health Organization requests more information on a cluster of atypical pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China.
    • The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan is closed by Chinese authorities after an outbreak of pneumonia-like cases are linked to it.
    • Former NBA commissioner David Stern passes away weeks after suffering from a brain hemorrhage.
  • January 2, 2020: Irish broadcaster Marian Finucane passes away.
  • January 3, 2020:
    • English spiritual medium Derek Acorah passes away at the age of 69 from sepsis.
    • China officially notifies the WHO of an outbreak of pneumonia-like cases.
    • Iranian general Qasem Soleimani is assassinated by the United States.
  • January 4, 2020: The World Health Organization announces on Twitter that a cluster of pneumonia cases have been found in Wuhan, China.
  • January 7, 2020:
    • Irish broadcaster Larry Gogan passes away.
    • American screenwriter Silvio Horta commits suicide.
    • Rush drummer Neil Peart dies from brain cancer.
    • The WHO is officially notified about the Coronavirus.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 8, 2019, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • 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 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 8, 2019 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Television shows

TV shows in 2019

The following TV shows were popular in December 2019:

Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Modern Family
Modern Family
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on December 8, 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.

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Popular toys and games in 2019

Toys and games that were popular 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
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in December 2019.

Pokémon Sword and Shield 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield
Death Stranding 2019
Death Stranding
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Kingdom Hearts III 2019
Kingdom Hearts III
Resident Evil 2 2019
Resident Evil 2
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 8.

Sammy Davis, Jr

Sammy Davis, Jr

Entertainer Deceased
Born on December 8, 1925
He was not alive on this date.

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

Singer Deceased
Born on December 8, 1943
He was not alive on this date.

Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger

Born on December 8, 1953
She turned 66 on this day in 2019.

Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter

American media pundit
Born on December 8, 1961
She turned 58 on this day in 2019.

Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher

Born on December 8, 1964
She turned 55 on this day in 2019.

Sinéad O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor

Singer Deceased
Born on December 8, 1966
She turned 53 on this day in 2019.

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Born on December 8, 1982
She turned 37 on this day in 2019.

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling

Soccer player
Born on December 8, 1994
He turned 25 on this day in 2019.

Reece James

Reece James

Soccer player
Born on December 8, 1999
He turned 20 on this day in 2019.



National holidays and famous events that fall on December 8:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on December 8, 2019.


UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson 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 December 8, 2019 was most likely conceived around March 17, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 8, 2019 is close to August 30, 2020.

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Stats for December 8, 2019


Here are some interesting statistics about December 8, 2019:

  • One day has passed since this date.
  • 208 weeks have passed.
  • 125,798,400 seconds have passed since December 8, 2019.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 146,764,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 64,911,974,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,966,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 10,818,662 steps. That's roughly 4,808 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,509,581 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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