Leap Year: 2016 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, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 2016 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, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
American Format: 05-08-2016 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2016-05-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20160508" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1462662000.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of May:
Victory in Europe Day (France)
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, 2016.
Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.
Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.
2016 in music.
Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.
The run-up to the Brexit Referendum occurred during this period.
The 2016 Eurovision song contest is held in Stockholm, Sweden. Ukraine win the contest with the song "1944" by Jamala.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 2016.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 2016 was probably conceived around the 30th of July, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 2016 is the 15th of February, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 2016.
1,114 days have passed since this date.
96,249,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 112,291,200 times.
Since the 8th of May, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 49,664,793,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 16,041,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,277,466 steps. That's about 3,679 miles!
Since this date, 1,154,995 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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