8th of May, 1984
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 8th of May, 1984, fell on a Tuesday.
On this exact date:
Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building. Decade: 1980s.
34 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since the 8th of May, 1984.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of
Day 129 of
1984. Leap Year: 1984 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 1984 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, 1984, will be 34 years of age.
American Format: 05-08-1984 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1984-05-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19840508" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 452818800.
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, 1984:
United States: Hello - Lionel Richie
United Kingdom: The Reflex - Duran Duran Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Breakin'" 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, 1984.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 1984. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 1984 was probably conceived around the
30th of July, 1983. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 1984 is the
15th of February, 1985. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
15th of April, 1984: English comedian Tommy Cooper suffers a massive heart attack and dies while live on TV.
23rd of April, 1984: United States researchers announce their discovery of the AIDS virus.
25th of April, 1984: Robert F. Kennedy's son David F. Kennedy dies from an overdose of cocaine at a hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.
16th of May, 1984: Andy Kaufman dies of cancer.
17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
23rd of May, 1984: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) is released.
31st of May, 1984: The song "Ghostbusters" is released by Parker, Jr.
31st of May, 1984: Six inmates on death row escape the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Virginia.
1st of June, 1984: The film Once Upon a Time in America (1984) is released.
1st of June, 1984: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) is released in cinemas.
3rd of June, 1984: US President Ronald Reagan visits the Republic of Ireland.
4th of June, 1984: The song "Two Tribes" is released by Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
4th of June, 1984: Bruce Springsteen releases his album "Born in the USA". 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, 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.
Sherlock Holmes - Starring Jeremy Brett.
Kate & Allie - Comedy TV series.
Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - Animated series.
The A-Team - Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.
'Allo 'Allo! - BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series. 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, 1984.
12,708 days have passed since this date.
1,097,974,800 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 1984.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,280,970,600 times.
Since the 8th of May, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 566,554,996,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 182,995,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 94,425,833 steps. That's about 41,967 miles!
Since this date, 13,175,698 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Terca-feira. Random Dates
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