May 8th, 2015

May 8th, 2015, fell on a Friday. It was day 128 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 6 months and 22 days have passed since May 8th, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 8th, 2015:

  • UK politics: Ed Miliband steps down as leader of the Labour Party.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 8th, 2015:

  • United States: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
  • United Kingdom: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 8th, 2015 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2015 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. The song See You Again by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. It's 2015, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of OMI, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Adele, Justin Bieber and Hozier.

Caitlyn Jenner has recently come out as a trans woman during a "20/20" interview with Diane Sawyer. In boxing, Floyd Mayweather has defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision. The fight had been one of the most anticipated sporting events in history. In soccer, Jose Mourinho has just led Chelsea to their fifth Premier League title.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron's Conservative Party have won a surprise majority. Political commentators in the media are currently discussing how the opinion polls seem to have underestimated the Tory vote. In light of the result, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has resigned. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "Bones", "Modern Family" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Destiny", "Alien: Isolation", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and "Far Cry 4".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Doc McStuffins" and "Every Witch Way". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


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, 2015.

  • Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.

  • 2015 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2015 included Room, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Magic Mike XXL, Spectre, Inside Out, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario and The Martian.

  • Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.

  • Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, media attention became focused on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • 2015 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2015 included Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, Walk the Moon, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Adele and Omi.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) would go on to win a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 6 months and 22 days have passed since May 8th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 8th, 2015, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1431039600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 8th, 2015:

  • April 9th, 2015: The 2015 Masters Tournament begins at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.
  • April 12th, 2015: The start of Game of Thrones Season 5.
  • April 14th, 2015: Grand Theft Auto V is released for the PC (after several delays).
  • April 14th, 2015: The game "Mortal Kombat X" is released.
  • April 19th, 2015: The World Snooker Championship begins.
  • April 23rd, 2015: Sunderland player Adam Johnson is charged with child grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16.
  • April 24th, 2015: Caitlyn Jenner comes out as a trans woman in a 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer.
  • April 25th, 2015: Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko defeats Bryant Jennings.
  • April 25th, 2015: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake kills 9,100 people in Nepal.
  • April 30th, 2015: Singer Ben E. King passes away.
  • May 1st, 2015: The release date for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • May 1st, 2015: The Expo 2015 begins in Milan, Italy.
  • May 2nd, 2015: Boxing: Floyd Mayweather defeats Manny Pacquiao.
  • May 3rd, 2015: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.
  • May 7th, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 12th, 2015: 8 people are killed after a train derails in Port Richmond, Philadelphia.
  • May 13th, 2015: Nick Fradiani wins the 14th season of American Idol.
  • May 13th, 2015: VoIP application "Discord" is released.
  • May 14th, 2015: Blues singer B.B. King passes away.
  • May 16th, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool.
  • May 17th, 2015: Rapper Chinx is shot dead in Queens, New York.
  • May 19th, 2015: Sawyer Fredericks wins the eight season of The Voice.
  • May 23rd, 2015: Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage via a referendum..
  • May 30th, 2015: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Aston Villa 4-0.
  • May 30th, 2015: The Foo Fighters headline at Slane Concert in Ireland.
  • June 2nd, 2015: The game Batman: Arkham Knight is released.
  • June 2nd, 2015: FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigns.
  • June 6th, 2015: The 2015 UEFA Champions League Final is held at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8th, 2015, 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, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 8th, 2015 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.

  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.

2015 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2015.

  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Girl Meets World
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2015 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2015:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

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)

US President

Who was the US President on May 8th, 2015?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 8th, 2015?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 8th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 29th of July, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 8th, 2015 is the 15th of February, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Mortal Kombat X - Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.
  • Battlefield Hardline - First-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games.
  • Far Cry 4 - First-person shooter game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity - Action-adventure game.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 8th, 2015.

  • 2,033 days have passed since this date.
  • 175,654,800 seconds have passed since the May 8th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 204,930,600 times.
  • Since May 8th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 90,637,876,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,275,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,106,313 steps. That's about 6,714 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,107,858 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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