May 8th, 2016

May 8th, 2016, fell on a Sunday. It was day 129 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 2 months and 26 days have passed since May 8th, 2016.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 8th, 2016:

  • United States: Panda - Desiigner
  • United Kingdom: One Dance - Drake

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Captain America: Civil War" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 8th, 2016 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 2016 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Panda by Desiigner is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, One Dance by Drake is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Captain America: Civil War is at the top of the Box Office.

It's 2016, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Lukas Graham, Sia, Mike Posner, The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris. In England, underdogs Leicester City have just been crowned as Premier League champions, despite being 5000-to-1 odds at the start of the season. The lyrics to Beyonce's latest song "Sorry" are currently sparking intrigue, as social media argue over who they think "Becky with the good hair" is.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "The Vampire Diaries", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Making a Murderer". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "XCOM 2", "Tom Clancy's The Division" and "Dark Souls III". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Paw Patrol".

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, 2016.

  • Moonlight

    "Moonlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 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.

  • Record of the Year: 2016

    "Hello" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2016's Record of the Year.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 4 years, 2 months and 26 days have passed since May 8th, 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 May 8th, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1462662000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 8th, 2016:

  • April 13th, 2016: Kobe Bryant plays his final NBA game.
  • April 15th, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters.
  • April 16th, 2016: Football: After 24 years, Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League.
  • April 20th, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna dies of an accidental drug overdose.
  • April 21st, 2016: Prince passes away due a fentanyl overdose.
  • May 2nd, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
  • May 2nd, 2016: Afeni Shakur passes away.
  • May 10th, 2016: Irish politics: Joan Burton steps down as Labour Party leader.
  • May 13th, 2016: The movie Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 21st, 2016: Manchester United win the FA Cup after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 24th, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • May 27th, 2016: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the next manager of Manchester United.
  • May 28th, 2016: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League Final after they defeat Atletico Madrid on penalties.
  • May 28th, 2016: A gorilla called Harambe is shot dead after a child falls into his enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo.
  • June 3rd, 2016: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at the age of 74.
  • June 6th, 2016: MMA fighter Kimbo Slice passes away.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8th, 2016, 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, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 8th, 2016 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.

  • Making a Murderer - True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.
  • 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.

2016 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2016.

"Game Shakers" - "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Paw Patrol" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


2016 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2016:

  • 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 this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 8th, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 8th, 2016 was probably conceived around the 30th of July, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 8th, 2016 is the 15th of February, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Dark Souls III - Action role-playing video game.
  • Tom Clancy's The Division - Action role-playing game that is online-only.
  • XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 8th, 2016.

  • 1,548 days have passed since this date.
  • 133,747,200 seconds have passed since the May 8th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 156,038,400 times.
  • Since May 8th, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 69,013,555,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 22,291,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 11,502,259 steps. That's about 5,112 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,604,966 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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