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October 8th, 2021.

October 8th, 2021, was a Friday. It was day 281 of 2021. The decade was the 2020s.

1 month and 24 days have passed since October 8th, 2021.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 month and 24 days have passed since October 8th, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1633647600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 8th, 2021.

  • September 11th, 2021: Tyrone defeat Mayo to win the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final.
  • 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.
  • September 19th, 2021: English soccer legend Jimmy Greaves passes away at the age of 81.
  • September 19th, 2021: English actor John Challis, who played Boycie in "Only Fools And Horses", dies from cancer at the age of 79.
  • September 19th, 2021: The body of missing woman Gabrielle Petito is found at a national park in Wyoming.
  • September 20th, 2021: Justin Trudeau wins a third term as the prime minister of Canada.
  • September 21st, 2021: Actor Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on "Sex and the City", passes away at the age of 57.
  • September 24th, 2021: Elon Musk and Grimes end their relationship after three years together.
  • September 27th, 2021: R&B singer R Kelly is found guilty of racketeering and sex-trafficking.
  • September 27th, 2021: Reuters reports that 50-90% of fuel stations in parts of England have run dry due to panic buying.
  • September 27th, 2021: Dog the Bounty Hunter joins the manhunt for Brian Laundrie.
  • October 1st, 2021: The crime drama film "The Many Saints of Newark" is released.
  • October 4th, 2021: British military tanker drivers begin to deliver supplies to UK petrol stations.
  • October 4th, 2021: A six-hour-long outage effects WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram.
  • October 5th, 2021: Whistleblower Frances Haugen tells US Congress that Facebook fuels division, harms children and weakens democracy.
  • October 6th, 2021: "The Case Breakers" identify the Zodiac Killer as a man called Gary Francis Poste.
  • October 7th, 2021: Soccer: A Saudi-led consortium takes over Newcastle United.
  • This date: October 8th, 2021
  • October 9th, 2021: Boxing: Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder with an eleventh-round knockout.
  • October 13th, 2021: Five people are killed in a bow and arrow attack in Kongsberg, Norway.
  • October 15th, 2021: Conservative Party MP David Amess is stabbed to death at a constituency meeting in Leigh-on-Sea, England.
  • October 15th, 2021: Adele releases the single "Easy on Me".
  • October 16th, 2021: Four-year-old Cleo Smith goes missing from a campsite in Gascoyne, Australia.
  • October 17th, 2021: Italian DJ Francesco Facchinetti accuses UFC star Conor McGregor of breaking his nose at a party in Rome.
  • October 18th, 2021: Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies after complications from COVID-19.
  • October 18th, 2021: It is announced that Kourtney Kardashian and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker are engaged.
  • October 20th, 2021: Soccer: Steve Bruce is sacked by Newcastle United.
  • October 20th, 2021: Bitcoin reaches a new all time high of $67,016.
  • October 21st, 2021: Actor Alec Baldwin accidentally kills cinematographer Halyna Hutchins with a prop firearm.
  • October 22nd, 2021: The body of Brian Laundrie is found.
  • October 24th, 2021: Actor James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on the sitcom Friends, passes away from cancer at the age of 59.
  • October 24th, 2021: Soccer: Liverpool thrash Manchester United 5-0 at Old Trafford.
  • October 28th, 2021: Facebook rebrands itself as Meta.
  • October 29th, 2021: It is announced that Jake Paul will be fighting Tommy Fury in a boxing match.
  • October 31st, 2021: The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) begins in Scotland.
  • November 1st, 2021: Soccer: Tottenham Hotspur sack manager Nuno Espírito Santo.
  • November 1st, 2021: A "rug pull" scam wipes $2 million off the value of an unsanctioned cryptocurrency called SQUID Game.
  • November 2nd, 2021: Soccer: Antonio Conte is announced as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • November 2nd, 2021: The trial of Kyle Rittenhouse for murder begins in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
  • November 3rd, 2021: Missing four-year-old Cleo Smith is found alive and well at a house in Carnarvon, Australia.
  • November 3rd, 2021: Former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are charged with fraud in Switzerland.
  • November 5th, 2021: The first-person shooter game "Call of Duty: Vanguard" is released.
  • November 5th, 2021: Eight people are crushed to death at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas.
  • November 5th, 2021: Season 3 of "Narcos: Mexico" is released on Netflix.
  • November 6th, 2021: UFC 268: Kamaru Usman defeats Colby Covington by unanimous decision.
  • November 7th, 2021: Actor Dean Stockwell dies at the age of 85.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 8th, 2021, will have the star sign Libra.
  • 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: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 8th, 2021 falls under the Raven.
  • 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.

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.

Kids' TV shows on October 8th, 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

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.

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

Jesse Jackson

Activist.
Born on October 8th, 1941
He turned 80 on this day in 2021.

R. L. Stine

Author.
Born on October 8th, 1943
He turned 78 on this day in 2021.

Chevy Chase

Actor.
Born on October 8th, 1943
He turned 78 on this day in 2021.

Sigourney Weaver

Actress.
Born on October 8th, 1949
She turned 72 on this day in 2021.

Matt Damon

Actor.
Born on October 8th, 1970
He turned 51 on this day in 2021.

Nick Cannon

Actor.
Born on October 8th, 1980
He turned 41 on this day in 2021.

Bruno Mars

Singer.
Born on October 8th, 1985
He turned 36 on this day in 2021.

Barbara Palvin

Hungarian model.
Born on October 8th, 1993
She turned 28 on this day in 2021.

Bella Thorne

Actress.
Born on October 8th, 1997
She turned 24 on this day in 2021.

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on October 8th, 2021.

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 8th, 2021.

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 8th, 2021 was most likely conceived around January 15th, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 8th, 2021 is close to July 1st, 2022.

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 8th, 2021.

  • A total of 54 days have passed since this date.
  • 7 weeks have passed.
  • 4,669,200 seconds have passed since the October 8th, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 5,447,400 times.
  • Since October 8th, 2021, the earth has travelled approximately 2,409,307,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 778,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 401,551 steps. That's about 178 miles!
  • Since this date, 56,030 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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