8th of May, 2013

The 8th of May, 2013, fell on a Wednesday. Day 128 of 2013. Decade: 2010s.

6 years, 8 months and 17 days have passed since the 8th of May, 2013.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 8th of May, 2013:

  • Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announces his retirement.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of May, 2013:

  • United States: Just Give Me A Reason - Pink ft Nate Ruess
  • United Kingdom: Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pain and Gain" 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, 2013.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • 2013 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.

  • Mila Kunis

    Actress Mila Kunis is the flavour of 2013 as she is named as FHM's sexiest woman.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013

    Newly-elected Pope Francis is named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • 2013 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) would go on to win a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • Vine.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.

  • Eurovision 2013

    The 2013 Eurovision song contest is held in Malmo, Sweden. Denmark win the contest with the song "Only Teardrops" by Emmelie de Forest.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 8 months and 17 days have passed since the 8th of May, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of May, 2013, will be 6 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1367967600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of May, 2013:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of May, 2013, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 2013 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

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

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

Weather

Weather information for the 8th of May, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 18 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 2013.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 2013 was probably conceived around the 29th of July, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 2013 is the 15th of February, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 8th of May, 2013.

  • Chelsea and Tottenham draw 2-2.

8th of May

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, 1971: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after they defeat Liverpool 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 8th of May, 1988: The final episode of "Magnum, P.I." is aired.
  • 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, 2008: Football: It is announced that Pep Guardiola will become the new manager of Barcelona.
  • 8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Futurama - Animated series.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
  • Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.
  • Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
  • Sleeping Dogs - An open-world adventure game.
  • Diablo III - An action RPG game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 2013.

  • 2,452 days have passed since this date.
  • 211,856,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 247,165,800 times.
  • Since the 8th of May, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 109,317,902,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 35,309,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,219,650 steps. That's about 8,098 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,542,277 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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