8th of May, 1982

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of May, 1982, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 36 years, 4 months and 19 days have passed since the 8th of May, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1982.
  • Day 128 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 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, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 1982 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, 1982, will be 36 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-08-1982 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1982-05-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19820508" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 389660400.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of May:

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of May, 1982:

  • United States: I Love Rock 'n Roll - Joan Jett & Blackhearts
  • United Kingdom: Ebony And Ivory - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Porky's" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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, 1982.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 1982 was probably conceived around the 29th of July, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 1982 is the 15th of February, 1983. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of May:

  • 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, 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.

  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
  • Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of May:

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of May, 1982. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 1982.

  • 13,288 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,148,083,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,339,430,400 times.
  • Since the 8th of May, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 592,410,931,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 191,347,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 98,735,155 steps. That's about 43,882 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,776,998 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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