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August 18th, 2021.

August 18th, 2021, was a Wednesday. It was day 230 of 2021. The decade was the 2020s.

1 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since August 18th, 2021.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on August 18th, 2021.

  • British comedian Sean Lock dies from cancer at the age of 58.
  • New Zealand goes into a nationwide lockdown after a case of the Delta variant is detected in the community in Auckland.
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on August 18th, 2021.

  • United States: Stay - The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
  • United Kingdom: Bad Habits - Ed Sheeran

Top movie.

The movie "Free Guy" was at the top of the Box Office on this day.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since August 18th, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on August 18th, 2021 will be 1 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1629241200.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to August 18th, 2021.

  • July 19th, 2021: Freedom Day: Mask wearing rules and other COVID-19 restrictions such as bar capacity limits are lifted in the United Kingdom.
  • July 20th, 2021: The Milwaukee Bucks win the 2021 NBA Finals after they defeat the Phoenix Suns 4-2.
  • July 20th, 2021: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos flies to space.
  • July 23rd, 2021: The 2020 Summer Olympics kick off in Tokyo, Japan.
  • July 23rd, 2021: Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow release the single "Industry Baby".
  • July 26th, 2021: Slipknot co-founder and former drummer Joey Jordison passes away at the age of 46.
  • July 26th, 2021: Rapper DaBaby receives backlash for homophobic remarks that he made while performing at the Rolling Loud Miami Festival.
  • July 28th, 2021: ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill passes away at the age of 72.
  • August 5th, 2021: Soccer: Barcelona announce that Lionel Messi will not be staying with the club.
  • August 6th, 2021: The Taliban begins to capture provincial capitals in Afghanistan.
  • August 10th, 2021: Soccer: Lionel Messi joins French side Paris Saint-Germain.
  • August 12th, 2021: Soccer: Romelu Lukaku rejoins Chelsea in a £97.5 million transfer.
  • August 12th, 2021: Missing person case: Police in Utah encounter Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie following a physical altercation between the pair.
  • August 14th, 2021: The Taliban captures seven provincial capital cities in Afghanistan.
  • August 14th, 2021: A magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti.
  • August 15th, 2021: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani leaves the country after the Taliban reaches Kabul.
  • This date: August 18th, 2021
  • August 19th, 2021: OnlyFans announces that it is banning explicit content.
  • August 20th, 2021: Mike Richards resigns as the host of "Jeopardy!" due to inappropriate remarks that he previously made as a podcast host.
  • August 21st, 2021: American conservative talk radio host and "vaccine skeptic" Phil Valentine dies from COVID-19 at the age of 61.
  • August 23rd, 2021: The FDA approves the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
  • August 23rd, 2021: Millie Court and Liam Reardon win the 2021 season of Love Island.
  • August 23rd, 2021: Andrew Cuomo resigns as the governor of New York following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • August 24th, 2021: The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts passes away at the age of 80.
  • August 24th, 2021: Kathy Hochul becomes the new governor of New York following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo.
  • August 25th, 2021: OnlyFans cancels its plans to ban explicit content.
  • August 26th, 2021: Soccer: Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy is charged with rape and sexual assault.
  • August 26th, 2021: At least 182 people, including 13 US service members, are killed by a suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • August 26th, 2021: Rapper Kanye West brings out Marilyn Manson and DaBaby during the third listening party for his upcoming album "Donda".
  • August 27th, 2021: Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to return to Manchester United.
  • August 29th, 2021: Rapper Kanye West releases his album "Donda".
  • August 30th, 2021: The last plane carrying Americans leaves Afghanistan.
  • September 1st, 2021: The World Health Organization states that it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as "Mu".
  • September 1st, 2021: Social news website Reddit bans the misinformation subreddit "NoNewNormal".
  • September 1st, 2021: Joe Rogan tests positive for COVID-19.
  • September 2nd, 2021: It is announced that the FTC is investigating why McDonald's ice cream machines are "always broken".
  • September 2nd, 2021: The US Supreme Court refuses to block Texas' new abortion law in a 5-4 decision.
  • September 3rd, 2021: Drake releases his album "Certified Lover Boy".
  • September 5th, 2021: Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding passes away from breast cancer at the age of 39.
  • September 5th, 2021: Health authorities halt an international soccer game between Brazil and Argentina after four Argentinian players break quarantine rules.
  • September 6th, 2021: Actor Michael K. Williams, who played Omar Little in The Wire, dies at the age of 54 from a suspected drug overdose.
  • September 6th, 2021: US President Joe Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey following deadly flooding.
  • September 7th, 2021: Britney Spears' father files to end her conservatorship.
  • September 7th, 2021: Tripwire CEO John Gibson is forced to step down following boycotts over an anti-abortion tweet.
  • September 7th, 2021: Kylie Jenner reveals that she and Travis Scott are expecting their second child.
  • September 11th, 2021: 22-year-old American woman Gabby Petito is declared missing by her family.
  • September 12th, 2021: Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly get into an altercation at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • September 12th, 2021: Britney Spears announces on Instagram that she is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari.
  • September 13th, 2021: American media personality Kim Kardashian raises eyebrows after she shows up at the 2021 Met Gala wearing a full body and face covering.
  • September 14th, 2021: Canadian stand-up comedian Norm Macdonald dies from leukemia at the age of 61.
  • September 16th, 2021: Two men are charged with the 2019 murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee.
  • September 17th, 2021: It is announced that Gabby Petito's boyfriend Brian Laundrie has gone missing.
  • September 17th, 2021: Lil Nas X releases his debut studio album "Montero".
  • September 17th, 2021: The South Korean survival drama series "Squid Game" is released on Netflix.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 18th, 2021, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 18th, 2021 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person 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 18th, 2021.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in August, 2021.

Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Crime drama television series.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

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

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

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

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

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 18th, 2021.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2021.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2021.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2021.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 18th.

Patrick Swayze

Actor. Deceased
Born on August 18th, 1952
He was not alive on this date.

Edward Norton

Actor.
Born on August 18th, 1969
He turned 52 on this day in 2021.

Christian Slater

Actor.
Born on August 18th, 1969
He turned 52 on this day in 2021.

USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on August 18th, 2021.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 18th, 2021 was most likely conceived around November 25th, 2020.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 18th, 2021 is close to May 11th, 2022.

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Stats for August 18th, 2021

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 18th, 2021.

  • A total of 479 days have passed since this date.
  • 68 weeks have passed.
  • 41,389,200 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 48,287,400 times.
  • Since August 18th, 2021, the Earth has travelled approximately 21,356,827,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 6,898,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 3,559,471 steps. That's about 1,582 miles!
  • Since this date, 496,670 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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