May 8th, 2010

May 8th, 2010, fell on a Saturday. It was day 128 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since May 8th, 2010.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 8th, 2010:

  • United States: Nothin' On You - B.o.B. ft Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: Good Times - Roll Deep

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Nightmare on Elm Street" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 8th, 2010 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 2010 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Nothin' On You by B.o.B. ft Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Good Times by Roll Deep is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Nightmare on Elm Street is at the top of the Box Office.

The music charts are being dominated by artists such as Kesha, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Eminem and Bruno Mars. It has been reported that actress Sandra Bullock has filed for divorce from her husband Jesse James following revelations that he had multiple affairs. Bones actor David Boreanaz has publicly admitted that he was unfaithful to his wife, Jaime Bergman.

A 36-minute-long stock market crash has recently been caused by automated trading programs. The Conservative Party, led by David Cameron, have just become the largest party in the the House of Commons following the 2010 United Kingdom general election. Gordon Brown's Labour Party have lost 97 seats. As a result, it looks increasingly likely that the Conservative Party will to return to power for the first time in 13 years. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Smallville", "24", "Community" and "Modern Family".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Halo 3: ODST", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" and "Mass Effect 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "The Hills", "Curious George" and "Glee".


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 May 8th, 2010.

  • Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.

  • The King's Speech

    "The King's Speech" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2010.

  • 2010 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2010 included the likes of Toy Story 3, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1, Inception, Shrek Forever After, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Iron Man 2, Tangled, Despicable Me, How to Train Your Dragon, The Social Network, Shutter Island, Black Swan and 127 Hours.

  • Time Person of the Year 2010

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2010.

  • 2010 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2010 included Rihanna, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Kesha, Eminem, Jason Derulo, Taio Cruz, Enrique Iglesias, Nelly, Taylor Swift, Usher, Mike Posner, B.o.B, Jay-Z, La Roux and Bruno Mars.

  • Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"

    "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum would go on to win a Grammy for 2010's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 10 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since May 8th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 8th, 2010, will be 10 years of age.
  • People born in 2010 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1273273200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 8th, 2010:

  • April 10th, 2010: Polish Air Force Tu-154 crashes. The President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, is killed along with 95 people.
  • April 13th, 2010: The song "Airplanes" is released by B.o.B.
  • April 14th, 2010: Icelandic Volcano Eyjafjallajokull erupts. The resulting smoke leads to the closure of many airspaces throughout Europe.
  • April 30th, 2010: Irish presenter Gerry Ryan dies.
  • May 6th, 2010: The Conservative Party become the largest party in the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 7th, 2010: The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
  • May 9th, 2010: Chelsea win the Premier League title after defeating Wigan 8-0 on the final day of the season.
  • May 10th, 2010: UK politics: Gordon Brown announces that he will be stepping down as Labour Leader.
  • May 15th, 2010: Chelsea win the FA Cup final after beating Portsmouth 1-0.
  • May 18th, 2010: The video game "Red Dead Redemption" is released.
  • May 21st, 2010: Shrek Forever After (2010) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 22nd, 2010: The 2010 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich. Inter win 2-0.
  • May 23rd, 2010: The last episode of Lost is aired.
  • May 24th, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
  • May 24th, 2010: The series finale of 24 is aired.
  • May 26th, 2010: Lee DeWyze wins the 9th season of American Idol.
  • May 26th, 2010: Real Madrid sack manager Manuel Pellegrini.
  • May 28th, 2010: Football: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will become the next manager of Real Madrid.
  • May 28th, 2010: Actor Gary Coleman dies.
  • May 31st, 2010: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes manager of Real Madrid.
  • May 31st, 2010: The flotilla incident occurs when 13 Israeli soldiers raid a flotilla that is headed for Gaza. 9 activists are killed.
  • June 3rd, 2010: Football: Liverpool sack manager Rafael Benitez.
  • June 3rd, 2010: "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" actress Rue McClanahan dies after suffering from a brain hemorrhage. .
  • June 4th, 2010: 7-year-old Kyron Horman goes missing from Skyline Elementary School in Portland, Oregon.
  • June 6th, 2010: Long Island serial killer: Megan Waterman goes missing after placing escort advertisements on Craigslist.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8th, 2010, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 8th, 2010 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.

2010 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2010.

"Good Luck Charlie" - "Victorious" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Big Time Rush" - "Glee" - "Sonny with a Chance" - "The Suite Life on Deck" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Holidays

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

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

Weather

Weather information for May 8th, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.78 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 15.49cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 8th, 2010.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 8th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 29th of July, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 8th, 2010 is the 15th of February, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Military FPS game.
  • Heavy Rain - An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.
  • Mass Effect 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Left 4 Dead 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Assassin's Creed II - The second game in the series.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Borderlands - RPG first-person shooter game.
  • Halo 3: ODST - First-person shooter game.
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum - Action game set in the Batman universe.
  • Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on May 8th, 2010.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 8th, 2010.

  • 3,749 days have passed since this date.
  • 323,913,600 seconds have passed since the May 8th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 377,899,200 times.
  • Since May 8th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 167,139,417,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,985,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,856,570 steps. That's about 12,381 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,886,963 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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