Thursday August 08, 2019: on this day

August 08, 2019 was the 220th day of the year 2019, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is August 08, 2019 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on August 08, 2019, what holidays and observances are celebrated on August 08, 2019, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. Richard Jewell, directed by Clint Eastwood), TV series (e.g. Crazy Bitches) and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 8th, 2019 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was August 08, 2019?

August 08, 2019 was a Thursday and it was the 219th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar.

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

August 08, 2019 in August 2019 calendar


August 08, 2019: What happened on that day?


Who was born on August 08, 2019?

Whose famous birthday is on August 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 8th:

  • The Edge (U2)

    The Edge is a musician and songwriter best known as the guitarist for the rock band U2.

  • Roger Federer

    Swiss-born professional tennis player, who won five consecutive Wimbledon titles, 2003-2007, inclusive.

  • Louis van Gaal

    Louis van Gaal is a Dutch football manager and former player, best known for managing top European clubs and the Netherlands national team.

  • Alija Izetbegovic

    Alija Izetbegovic was a Bosnian politician and the first President of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, known for his role in leading...

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

You are 4 years 3 months old,

or 51 months and 21 days old,

or 224 weeks and 6 days old,

or 1574 days old,

if you were born on August 08, 2019.

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

There are 253 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 8th 2024.

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

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


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

Famous people who died on August 08, 2019:

  • Jean-Pierre Mocky
  • Manfred Max Neef
  • Catalina Ruiz Pérez

What famous deaths happened on August 8th?

Famous deaths on August 8th:

  • Louise Brooks
    Louise Brooks

    American actress, dancer, and film historian (d. 1985).

  • Patricia Neal
    Patricia Neal

    American actress, who became a Broadway star in her Broadway debut in 1945.

  • Barbara Bel Geddes
    Barbara Bel Geddes

    NYC, New York -- Actress.

  • Shirley Jackson

    American Gothic novelist, also known as "Virginia Werewolf" of sA(c),ance fiction.

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

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 08, 2019 is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

Discover the personality of August born.

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

Pig chinese zodiac sign

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

Discover the Pig personality and how the Earth Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.


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

Holidays on August 08, 2019:

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
  • St. Largus
  • St. Cyriacus

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

The most popular movies on August 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

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

The most popular TV Series on August 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:

Crazy Bitches

Crazy Bitches

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jane Clark

Broken Mirror

Broken Mirror

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Ton'e Brown



Release year: 2019

Directed by: Lee Boot

Birth chart on this day

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August 08, 2019: What was the lunar phase on that day?

Lunar phase


The lunar phase on August 08, 2019 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 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 August 08, 2019 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 65% full, rising at 02:36 pm and setting at 12:55 am.

The previous full moon was on Jul 16, 2019 while the next full moon would come on Aug 15, 2019.


Who was the US President on August 08, 2019?

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

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

On August 08, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2019?

On August 08, 2019 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about August 8th?

August 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of August. 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 August 8th, such as:

  • 2018 - Academy Awards: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces changes to the Oscars. This includes a shorter ceremony and a category called "Most Popular Film".
  • 2017 - Battle of Marawi. The Pentagon is looking into conducting airstrikes on Marawi. If approved, this would allow the United States to send troops into the area to fight the ISIS-affiliated Maute and other Islamist terror groups. Later, a spokesperson denied the claims and clarified that the Philippines had not requested such an airstrike.
  • 2016 - 2016 Ethiopian protests. More than 50 protesters were killed by Ethiopian security force forces in the past few days. The government blocked internet access and restricted journalistic access to the country.

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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 August 2019?

August 2019 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th 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.

Discover how August 2019 calendar looked like.