8th of May, 1977
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 8th of May, 1977, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
42 years, 1 months and 10 days have passed since the 8th of May, 1977.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of
Day 128 of
1977. Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 1977 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of May, 1977, will be 42 years of age.
American Format: 05-08-1977 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1977-05-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19770508" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 231894000.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of May:
Victory in Europe Day (France)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of May, 1977:
United States: Southern Nights - Glenn Campbell
United Kingdom: Knowing Me Knowing You - ABBA News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 8th of May, 1977.
1977 in music.
Popular music artists in 1977 included Rod Stewart, Andy Gibb, The Emotions, ABBA, Barbra Streisand, Hot, Kenny Nolan, Thelma Houston, Rita Coolidge and Alan O'Day.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 1977. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 1977 was probably conceived around the
29th of July, 1976. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 1977 is the
15th of February, 1978. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
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Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of May:
8th of May, 1945: World War II: German forces surrender in Western Europe.
8th of May, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
8th of May, 1979: 10 people die after a fire breaks out at a Woolworth's store in Manchester, England.
8th of May, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
8th of May, 1987: 8 IRA volunteers and a civilian are killed in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
8th of May, 1997: 35 people are killed when China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 crashes in Shenzhen.
8th of May, 1998: The movie Deep Impact (1998) is released.
8th of May, 2002: Arsenal clinch the 2001-2002 FA Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.
Black Sheep Squadron - TV show about a misfit squadron in World War Two.
The Muppet Show - American TV show that included characters such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.
Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 1977.
15,381 days have passed since this date.
1,328,918,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,550,404,800 times.
Since the 8th of May, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 685,721,894,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 221,486,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 114,286,982 steps. That's about 50,794 miles!
Since this date, 15,947,021 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Domingo. Random Dates
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