Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 2009 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, 2009, will be 9 years of age.
American Format: 05-08-2009 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2009-05-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20090508" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1241737200.
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, 2009:
United States: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Number 1 - Tinchy Strider
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Star Trek" 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, 2009.
During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.
Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
Time Person of the Year 2009
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.
2009 in music.
Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
Weather information for the 8th of May, 2009:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.5 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 59.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of May, 2009.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 8th of May, 2009. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of May, 2009. 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, 2009.
3,638 days have passed since this date.
314,323,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 366,710,400 times.
Since the 8th of May, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 162,190,771,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 52,387,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,031,795 steps. That's about 12,014 miles!
Since this date, 3,771,878 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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