8th of May, 2016

The 8th of May, 2016, fell on a Sunday. Day 129 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.



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.

  • 2016 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2016 included Arrival, Zootopia, La La Land, Moonlight, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, The Secret Life of Pets and Zoolander 2.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Margot Robbie

    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.

  • Brexit Referendum

    The run-up to the Brexit Referendum occurred during this period.

  • Eurovision 2016

    The 2016 Eurovision song contest is held in Stockholm, Sweden. Ukraine win the contest with the song "1944" by Jamala.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 3 years, 5 months and 11 days have passed since the 8th of May, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of May, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1462662000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of May, 2016:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of May, 2016, 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.

Holidays

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

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

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, 2016.

Conception Dates

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).

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, 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.
  • 8th of May, 2013: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announces his retirement.

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, 2016.

  • 1,257 days have passed since this date.
  • 108,604,800 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 126,705,600 times.
  • Since the 8th of May, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 56,040,076,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 18,100,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 9,340,013 steps. That's about 4,151 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,303,258 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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