Monday April 08, 2019: on this day

About April 8th, 2019, in brief:

  • Historical events: Tripoli International Airport is retaken by forces loyal to the Government of National Accord from the Libyan National Army.
  • Day of the week: April 8th, 2019 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Patricia Arquette, Jacques Brel
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Richard Jewell directed by Clint Eastwood

More about April 8th, 2019? See below for more news and curiosities on April 8th, 2019.

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What day of the week was April 08, 2019?


April 08, 2019 was a Monday and it was the 98th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 08, 2019 can also be written as 4/8/2019 in the US and as 8/4/2019 in UK and Europe.

April 08, 2019 in April 2019 calendar

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April 08, 2019: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 08, 2019:

  • Tripoli international airport is retaken by forces loyal to the government of national accord from the libyan national army.
  • Ali faraj qatrani (vice chairmen of the gna presidential council), defected to the tobruk-based government.
  • According to reports, a warplane loyal field marshal khalifa khaftar strikes mitiga international airport in tripoli, which is the only functioning airport. according to a spokesperson for the lna, civilian planes weren't targeted during the air raid.
  • Three u.s. soldiers and one civilian contractor are killed by a roadside bomb near bagram airfield in afghanistan.
  • Katrina vanden heuvel, editor at the nation, announces her resignation as editor on june 15, 2019, after 24 years.
  • Australia hosts a number of national protests against animal cruelty. protesters blocked major intersections in melbourne for over four hours before police arrived to clear them. several people were also arrested.
  • The united kingdom's department for digital, culture, media and sport has released a whitepaper proposing the establishment of an independent regulatory body that would require internet companies remove harmful content and block any websites.
  • 2019 college admissions corruption scandal: felicity huffman, an american actress, and 13 others were involved in a conspiracy to obtain admission to prestigious colleges. prosecutors say they have agreed to plead guilty. these 14 people are among 50 others accused of conspiring to cheat college entrance exams and pay $25 million in bribes in order to get their children into prestigious colleges.
  • Prosecutors say felicity huffman, an american actress, and 13 others were part of a conspiracy to gain admission to prestigious colleges. these 14 people are among 50 others accused of conspiring to cheat college entrance exams and pay $25 million in bribes in order to get their children into prestigious colleges.
  • Richard seeborg, a u.s. district judge, stops trump's policy to send some asylum seekers to mexico while their cases in the united states are pending. friday will see the national injunction take effect.
  • The united states secretary of state mike pompeo announced the designation of iran's entire islamic revolutionary guard corps as an foreign terrorist organization (fto) effective april 15. this is the first time that the united states has classified a portion of another government as terrorist organization.
  • Trump administration resignations and dismissals: u.s. president donald trump ends randolph alles' employment as director of the united states secret service.
  • Donald trump, president of the united states, terminates randolph alles' employment as director of the united states secret service.
  • 2020 united states presidential election, 2020 democratic party presidential primaries, eric swalwell 2020 presidential campaign: u.s. representative eric swalwell, california, announces that he will be running for president of the united states democratic party in 2020.
  • U.s. representative eric swalwell, from california, announces that he will run for the democratic party nomination to be president in 2020.
  • David saint-jacques is the fourth canadian astronaut to participate in a spacewalk, and the first since 12 years. he begins a seven-hour-long mission.
  • Gravitational wave observations. ligo and virgo detected a gravitational waves from a galaxy six billion light-years distant in the direction cassiopeia. more details will be released on april 10.

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April 08, 2019: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 8th is Aries.

Aries is the 1st sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between March 21st and April 19th belong to the Aries sign: discover Aries personality and who should a Aries marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 08, 2019: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 08, 2019 is Pig and the associated element is Earth.

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April 08, 2019: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on April 08, 2019 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 08, 2019 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 08, 2019 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 14% full, rising at 08:32 am and setting at 10:55 pm.

The previous full moon was on Mar 21, 2019 while the next full moon would come on Apr 19, 2019.

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Who was born on April 08, 2019?


Whose famous birthday is on April 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 8th:

  • Patricia Arquette
    Patricia Arquette

    American actress.

  • Jacques Brel
    Jacques Brel

    Belgian-born french composer and lyricist, as well as singer.

  • Chris Kyle
    Chris Kyle

    Chris kyle was a highly decorated us navy seal sniper known for his autobiography 'american sniper' and his service during the iraq war.

  • Taylor Kitsch
    Taylor Kitsch

    Taylor kitsch is a canadian actor known for his roles in tv series friday night lights and films such as x-men origins: wolverine and...

  • Julian Lennon
    Julian Lennon

    British singer, musician, and singer, julian lennon is the son of john lennon (and his first wife cynthia).

  • Biz Markie
    Biz Markie

    Biz markie was an american rapper, singer, dj, and record producer known for his hit single 'just a friend'.

  • John Schneider
    John Schneider

    John schneider is an american actor best known for his role as bo duke in the television series the dukes of hazzard.

  • Franco Corelli
    Franco Corelli

    Italian tenor, named "favorite tenor" of the century.

  • John Gavin
    John Gavin

    Hispanic-american diplomat and actor.

  • Robert Kiyosaki
    Robert Kiyosaki

    Cashflow technologies was co-founded by an american businessman.

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April 08, 2019: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 5 years 1 month old,

or 61 months and 10 days old,

or 266 weeks and 5 days old,

or 1867 days old,

if you were born on April 08, 2019.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 08, 2019?

There are 325 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday April 8th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 08, 2019?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on April 08, 2019.

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April 08, 2019: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 08, 2019:

  • Josine Ianco-Starrels

    Romanian-born american art curator (b. 1926).

What famous deaths happened on April 8th?

Famous deaths on April 8th:

  • Annette Funicello
    Annette Funicello

    American actress.

  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson

    100m runner (1988 olympics - gold medalist, disqualified).

  • Sara Montiel
    Sara Montiel

    Spanish-mexican actress and singer (b. 1928).

  • Claire Trevor
    Claire Trevor

    American singer and actress (d. 2000).

  • María Félix
    María Félix

    Mexican film actress.

  • Lars Hanson
    Lars Hanson

    Swedish actor, flesh & devil, dies at 78 after a long battle with illness.

  • Frank Milan
    Frank Milan

    Actor (witness), passes away at 71.

  • Arleen Whelan
    Arleen Whelan

    Deaths of a stroke at the 78.

  • Siler Picasso

    Siler Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and printmaker, who is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

  • Majour Picasso

    A Spanish artist, Picasso is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, known for his pioneering work in Cubism.

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April 08, 2019: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 08, 2019:

  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan

Saints celebrated on April 08, 2019:

  • Saint Constance
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).

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April 08, 2019: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 08, 2019 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm

Country: United States of America

Knives Out

Knives Out

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Jaeden Martell, Frank Oz

Country: United States of America

The Good Liar

The Good Liar

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Ian Mckellen, Helen Mirren, Russell Tovey, Mark Lewis Jones, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Country: United States of America

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Danny DeVito, Madison Iseman, Ashley Scott, Colin Hanks, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Dania Ramirez, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Diego González Boneta, Tristan Ulloa, Tom Hopper

Country: United States of America

April 08, 2019: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 08, 2019 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Code

The Code

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Mimi Leder

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jemaine Clement

Fake News

Fake News

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Michael Linn

The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

Lessons in Love

Lessons in Love

Release year: 2019

April 08, 2019: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 08, 2019 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Little Blue Truck's Springtime by Alice Schertle; art by Jill McElmurry

Little Blue Truck's Springtime

By:

Little Blue Truck teaches children about baby animals

Supermarket by Bobby Hall

Supermarket

By:

Flynn discovers a crime scene in his supermarket job

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Girl, Wash Your Face

By:

Subtitle: "Stop believing the lies about who you are so that you can become who and what your meant to be"

The Matriarch by Susan Page

The Matriarch

By:

Subtitle: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming

By:

Memoir: This former first lady shares stories about her childhood and time at the White House

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Who was the US President on April 08, 2019?

On April 08, 2019 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 08, 2019?

On April 08, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 08, 2019?

On April 08, 2019 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about April 8th?

April 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - Tripoli international airport is retaken by forces loyal to the government of national accord from the libyan national army.
  • 2018 - 2018 douma chemical attacks: according to the white helmets, at least 70 people died in yesterday's chemical weapons attack in douma (syria). russia and the syrian government deny any chemical attack. (bbc). president donald trump warned russia and iran about bashar al-assad's support and called him "animal assad".
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan: an american special forces soldier is killed in action against isil militants in afghanistan’s eastern nangarhar province.

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What happened in 2019?

2019 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • War in Afghanistan: 27 Afghan National Security Forces members are killed by the Taliban in coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan. They refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • After refusing to negotiate peace with the government, 27 Taliban members were killed by the Afghan National Security Forces.
  • War in North-West Pakistan: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan gunmen attacked a security base located in the Loralai region of Pakistan. The attack resulted in the deaths four security guards as well as four terrorists, one of whom was a suicide bomber. The attack also left two guards with injuries.

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What was the calendar for April 2019?

April 2019 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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