Sunday August 08, 2021: on this day

August 08, 2021 was the 220th day of the year 2021, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is August 08, 2021 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, 2021, what holidays and observances are celebrated on August 08, 2021, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. Notorious Nick, directed by Aaron Leong), TV series (e.g. Hit & Run) and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 8th, 2021 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was August 08, 2021?

August 08, 2021 was a Sunday and it was the 219th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 08, 2021 can also be written as 8/8/2021 in the US and as 8/8/2021 in UK and Europe.

August 08, 2021 in August 2021 calendar


August 08, 2021: What happened on that day?


Who was born on August 08, 2021?

Whose famous birthday is on August 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 8th:

  • Roger Federer

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

  • Martine Aubry

    French politician.

  • Dustin Hoffman
    Dustin Hoffman

    American actor who created some of the most memorable characters in cinema history, winning two Oscars, five Oscar nominations and an Emmy...

  • Shawn Mendes

    Pop Singer.

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August 08, 2021: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 2 years 3 months old,

or 27 months and 21 days old,

or 120 weeks and 3 days old,

or 843 days old,

if you were born on August 08, 2021.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 08, 2021?

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, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 08, 2021.


August 08, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

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, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 08, 2021 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.

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August 08, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Ox chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 08, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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


August 08, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 08, 2021:

  • 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, 2021: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 08, 2021 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Notorious Nick

Notorious Nick

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Aaron Leong

Starring: Elisabeth Röhm, Kevin Pollak, Cody Christian, Barry Livingston

Turner & Hooch

Turner & Hooch

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Reginald VelJohnson

Marx può aspettare

Marx può aspettare

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Marco Bellocchio

Starring: Marco Bellocchio

Country: Italy

È stata la mano di Dio

È stata la mano di Dio

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino

Starring: Luisa Ranieri, Toni Servillo, Renato Carpentieri, Teresa Saponangelo, Ciro Capano, Massimiliano Gallo, Biagio Manna, Filippo Scotti, Marlon Joubert, Betti Pedrazzi

Country: Italy



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Leonardo Di Costanzo

Starring: Leonardo Di Costanzo, Toni Servillo, Silvio Orlando, Roberto De Francesco, Salvatore Striano, Nicola Sechi, Pietro Giuliano, Fabrizio Ferracane, Francesca Ventriglia

Country: Italy

August 08, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 08, 2021 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Hit & Run

Hit & Run

Release year: 2021

Directed by: David Blyth



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Christian Martin, Darren Flaxstone



Release year: 2021

Directed by: David Mamet

Sonny Boy

Sonny Boy

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Maria Peters

We the People

We the People

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Scott Harris

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August 08, 2021: What was the lunar phase on that day?

Lunar phase


The lunar phase on August 08, 2021 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 08, 2021 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, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 2% full, rising at 05:41 am and setting at 09:07 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 24, 2021 while the next full moon would come on Aug 22, 2021.


Who was the US President on August 08, 2021?

On August 08, 2021 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 2021?

On August 08, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2021?

On August 08, 2021 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 2021?

2021 was filled with very interesting events such as

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    What was the calendar for August 2021?

    August 2021 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 2021 calendar looked like.