May 8th, 2022

May 8th, 2022, was a Sunday. It was Day 128 of 2022. The decade was the 2020s.

1 years, 4 months, and 20 days have passed since May 8th, 2022.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on May 8th, 2022?

  • Actor Ncuti Gatwa is named as the next Doctor Who.
Song charts

Music charts.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on May 8th, 2022.

  • United States: As It Was - Harry Styles
  • United Kingdom: As It Was - Harry Styles
Play the top hits from 2022.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2022.

Top movie at the box office.

The movie "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" was at the top of the box office on May 8th, 2022.


Comments from our visitors about this date.


The day that most people realized they are getting older as Ncuti Gatwa, the actor announced as The Fourteenth Doctor on Doctor Who, was born during "Wilderness Years" of the show.
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News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 8th, 2022.

  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year.

    The song "About Damn Time" by Lizzo won a Grammy for 2022's Record of the Year.

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once.

    Everything Everywhere All at Once.

    The film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2022.

  • 2022 in movies.

    2022 in movies.

    Movies released in 2022 included The Batman, The Lost City, Morbius, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World Dominion, Elvis, Minions: The Rise of Gru, Black Adam, Avatar: The Way of Water, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

  • Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was named Time Person of the Year in 2022.

  • 2022 in music.

    2022 in music.

    The music charts in 2022 were dominated by artists such as Glass Animals, Lizzo, Harry Styles, The Kid Laroi, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Jack Harlow, Latto, Justin Bieber, and Lil Nas X.

  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players.

    The best NBA players in 2022 were Nikola Jokić, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul, and Luka Dončić.

  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players.

    The best soccer players in 2022 were Karim Benzema, Sadio Mané, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé, Thibaut Courtois, Vinícius Júnior, Luka Modrić, and Erling Haaland.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 1 years, 4 months, and 20 days have passed since May 8th, 2022.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2022.
  • Leap Year: 2022 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on May 8th, 2022, are now 1 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1651964400.

Personality traits.

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Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to May 8th, 2022.

  • April 8th, 2022: At least 50 people are killed after a Russian missile hits a train station in eastern Ukraine.
  • April 8th, 2022: Actor Will Smith is banned from the Oscars for ten years for slapping comedian Chris Rock.
  • April 9th, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a surprise visit to Kyiv in Ukraine.
  • April 9th, 2022: Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo slaps a phone out of a teenager's hand following Manchester United's defeat against Everton.
  • April 9th, 2022: Noble Yeats wins the 2022 Grand National.
  • April 10th, 2022: Imran Khan is removed as the prime minister of Pakistan.
  • April 10th, 2022: A Home Depot department store in San Jose is destroyed by a massive fire.
  • April 11th, 2022: A large-scale haulier protest begins in Dublin, Ireland.
  • April 11th, 2022: It is projected that Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will be facing off against each other in the French presidential election runoff.
  • April 11th, 2022: It is reported that Finland and Sweden might be joining NATO as soon as the summer.
  • April 11th, 2022: Johnny Depp's defamation trial against Amber Heard begins in Fairfax County, Virginia.
  • April 12th, 2022: 16 people are injured during a shooting at a subway station in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
  • April 12th, 2022: At least 45 people are killed during a flood in the Durban area of South Africa.
  • April 12th, 2022: It is reported that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be fined for participating in a "lockdown party" in June of 2020.
  • April 12th, 2022: Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt signs a bill to make abortion illegal.
  • April 12th, 2022: Philadelphia restores its indoor mask mandate as Omicron cases rise.
  • April 12th, 2022: President Biden accuses Vladimir Putin's forces of committing genocide in Ukraine.
  • April 12th, 2022: American comedian Gilbert Gottfried passes away at the age of 67.
  • April 12th, 2022: The third season of "Derry Girls" premiers on television.
  • April 14th, 2022: The Russian missile cruiser Moskva sinks in the Black Sea.
  • April 14th, 2022: Florida signs a 15-week abortion ban into law.
  • April 14th, 2022: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $54.20 per-share.
  • April 14th, 2022: Lizzo releases her single "About Damn Time".
  • April 15th, 2022: Twitter's board of directors decide to introduce a "poison pill" in order to prevent a hostile takeover by Elon Musk.
  • April 18th, 2022: Alex Jones' website InfoWars files for bankruptcy amid defamation suits.
  • April 18th, 2022: Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez announce that one of their newborn twins has died.
  • April 18th, 2022: Russia renews its offensive on the eastern Donbas area of Ukraine.
  • April 18th, 2022: The sixth and final season of "Better Call Saul" premiers on AMC.
  • April 19th, 2022: The stock price of Netflix falls by 26% after it announces that it has lost subscribers for first time in 10 years.
  • April 19th, 2022: A federal judge in Florida strikes down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes.
  • April 20th, 2022: A UK court formally issues an order to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States.
  • April 20th, 2022: Ukrainian forces in Mariupol plead for help, claiming that they can only hold for a few days at most.
  • April 20th, 2022: French President Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen face off against each other in an important TV debate.
  • April 20th, 2022: The tennis tournament Wimbledon bans Russian and Belarusian players due to the invasion of Ukraine.
  • April 20th, 2022: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pushes to remove the special status for Disney's theme park.
  • April 21st, 2022: Soccer: Erik ten Hag is confirmed as the new manager of Manchester United.
  • April 21st, 2022: Mike Tyson punches a fan who was harassing him on a plane.
  • April 22nd, 2022: A German national named Christian Brueckner is officially declared a suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • April 22nd, 2022: George Ezra releases the song "Green Green Grass".
  • April 23rd, 2022: Boxing: Tyson Fury knocks out Dillian Whyte in the sixth round.
  • April 24th, 2022: An exit poll predicts that Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
  • April 25th, 2022: Emmanuel Macron defeats run-off challenger Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
  • April 25th, 2022: Twitter agrees to sell the company to Elon Musk for $44 billion.
  • April 25th, 2022: Three women and a man are stabbed to death in Southwark, south London.
  • April 26th, 2022: Russia's foreign minister accuses NATO of engaging in a "proxy war" in Ukraine.
  • April 26th, 2022: US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid-19.
  • April 28th, 2022: Russia carries out an airstrike on Kyiv while the UN Secretary General is visiting the city.
  • April 28th, 2022: Oklahoma passes a ban on abortions after six weeks.
  • April 28th, 2022: Derek Chauvin launches an appeal against his conviction for the murder of George Floyd.
  • April 28th, 2022: Soccer: Jurgen Klopp signs a new contract extension with Liverpool.
  • April 29th, 2022: Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is sentenced to two and half years in prison for hiding assets to avoid paying debts.
  • April 29th, 2022: An Alabama murder suspect (Casey White) and a female corrections officer (Vicky White) flee from the Lauderdale County Jail together.
  • April 30th, 2022: Boxing: Katie Taylor defeats Amanda Serrano at Madison Square Garden.
  • April 30th, 2022: The White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years.
  • May 2nd, 2022: New Zealand reopens its borders to more than 50 countries.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Amber Heard fires her PR team after growing frustrated with the coverage of Johnny Depp's defamation case against her.
  • May 2nd, 2022: A leaked "draft opinion" suggests that the US Supreme Court will overturn "Roe v Wade" and remove the constitutional right to abortion.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Russian soccer clubs are banned from the Champions League and other European competitions due to the invasion of Ukraine.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Ronnie O'Sullivan defeats Judd Trump to win the 2022 World Snooker Championship.
  • May 2nd, 2022: There are mixed reactions after Kim Kardashian wears Marilyn Monroe's dress at the 2022 Met Gala.
  • May 3rd, 2022: A man attacks comedian Dave Chappelle with a replica gun during a festival show in LA.
  • May 4th, 2022: German investigators state that they have found new evidence against the prime suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • May 5th, 2022: US President Joe Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the next press secretary.
  • May 6th, 2022: The superhero film "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is released.
  • May 6th, 2022: Bad Bunny releases his album "Un Verano Sin Ti".
  • May 7th, 2022: Chelsea Football Club confirm that Todd Boehly's consortium has signed a €5 billion agreement to buy the club.
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  • May 9th, 2022: Fugitives: Alabama inmate Casey White is recaptured and former jail official Vicky White commits suicide.
  • May 9th, 2022: Queen Elizabeth misses the opening of the UK parliament due to mobility issues.
  • May 10th, 2022: Elon Musk claims that he will lift Donald Trump's Twitter ban.
  • May 10th, 2022: A passenger on a private plane manages to land the aircraft in Florida after the pilot became incapacitated.
  • May 10th, 2022: Wagatha Christie: The libel trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney begins.
  • May 11th, 2022: Republicans in the US Senate block efforts to enshrine abortion access as federal law.
  • May 11th, 2022: Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is shot dead during an Israeli army raid.
  • May 12th, 2022: The cryptocurrency "LUNA" plunges to less than a quarter of its original price.
  • May 12th, 2022: Astronomers release a photograph of the supermassive black hole called "Sagittarius A*".
  • May 12th, 2022: More than $200 billion is wiped off the crypto market because of intense selling.
  • May 12th, 2022: Bitcoin falls to its lowest price in 16 months.
  • May 13th, 2022: Finland announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • May 13th, 2022: There is international outcry after Israeli police beat mourners at the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
  • May 13th, 2022: Cryptocurrency "LUNA" crashes to $0, rendering it practically worthless.
  • May 14th, 2022: Ukraine win the 2022 Eurovision song contest.
  • May 14th, 2022: Soccer: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after beating Chelsea on penalties.
  • May 14th, 2022: Ten people are killed during a racially-motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, New York.
  • May 14th, 2022: Russian troops begin to withdraw from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
  • May 15th, 2022: Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are officially married.
  • May 16th, 2022: The defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard resumes.
  • May 16th, 2022: Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister warns Finland and Sweden that there will be "far-reaching consequences" if they join NATO.
  • May 16th, 2022: McDonald's announces that it will be selling all of its fast food outlets in Russia.
  • May 16th, 2022: Sweden announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • May 17th, 2022: The British media reports that an unnamed Tory MP has been arrested for rape and sexual assault.
  • May 17th, 2022: The US Naval intelligence deputy director says that an increasing number of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have been reported in the sky over the past 20 years.
  • May 17th, 2022: Netflix lays off 150 staff members.
  • May 18th, 2022: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticizes state officials for the country's Covid outbreak.
  • May 18th, 2022: Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
  • May 18th, 2022: The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) claims that the world is at a "boiling point".
  • May 18th, 2022: Eintracht Frankfurt defeat Rangers on penalties to win the 2022 Europa League.
  • May 20th, 2022: Ukraine orders its troops in Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks to stand down.
  • May 20th, 2022: Billionaire Elon Musk denies that he sexually harassed a flight attendant on private jet in 2016.
  • May 20th, 2022: The UN warns that the world has just ten weeks' worth of wheat left due to the war in Ukraine.
  • May 20th, 2022: Harry Styles releases his album "Harry's House".
  • May 21st, 2022: The Labor Party wins the 2022 Australian federal election.
  • May 21st, 2022: Experts say that they are "stunned" by the spread of the Monkeypox virus in Europe and North America.
  • May 22nd, 2022: Manchester City win the Premier League title after staging a comeback against Aston Villa in the final game of the season.
  • May 22nd, 2022: Baby Formula shortage: The US begins to import supplies from Europe.
  • May 22nd, 2022: AC Milan win their first Serie A title in 11 years.
  • May 23rd, 2022: Joe Biden tells reporters that the US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan.
  • May 23rd, 2022: Photographs emerge of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson raising a glass at a party during a Covid-19 lockdown.
  • May 23rd, 2022: Coffee chain Starbucks announces that it will be exiting Russia.
  • May 23rd, 2022: WHO officials report that the Monkeypox outbreak is spreading through sexual activity.
  • May 23rd, 2022: New York City removes its last public payphones.
  • May 24th, 2022: 19 children and two teachers are killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
  • May 25th, 2022: British model Kate Moss testifies at the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial.
  • May 26th, 2022: Russian forces begin to close in on the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk.
  • May 26th, 2022: Actor Ray Liotta passes away at the age of 67.
  • May 26th, 2022: Depeche Mode keyboardist, Andy Fletcher, passes away at the age of 60.
  • May 27th, 2022: The 4th season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • May 27th, 2022: Closing arguments are heard during the "Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard" defamation trial.
  • May 27th, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rewrites the ministerial code in order to avoid having to resign over the Partygate scandal.
  • May 27th, 2022: The first episode of the miniseries "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is aired on Disney.
  • May 27th, 2022: The movie "Top Gun: Maverick" is released.
  • May 28th, 2022: Russia reports that it has seized the town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine.
  • May 28th, 2022: Real Madrid win the 2022 UEFA Champions League after defeating Liverpool 1-0.
  • May 29th, 2022: Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says that he intends to block Finland and Sweden's accession to NATO.
  • May 29th, 2022: The husband of US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • May 30th, 2022: A man disguised as a woman in a wheelchair attempts to damage the Mona Lisa painting.
  • May 30th, 2022: Canada proposes a complete freeze on the ownership of handguns.
  • May 30th, 2022: 2,500-year-old wooden coffins and bronze statues are uncovered in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt.
  • May 30th, 2022: Todd Boehly and his consortium become the new owners of Chelsea Football Club.
  • May 31st, 2022: The EU agrees a ban on two thirds of Russian oil imports.
  • May 31st, 2022: Russia states that it is cutting off its natural gas supply to the Netherlands because the country refuses to pay in rubles.
  • May 31st, 2022: Elon Musk tells remote workers that they must return to the Tesla offices.
  • May 31st, 2022: Former One Direction singer Liam Payne makes a number of controversial statements about his former band members on Logan Paul's podcast.
  • June 1st, 2022: Manchester United announce that Paul Pogba will be leaving the club on a free transfer.
  • June 1st, 2022: Gareth Bale leaves Real Madrid after nine years.
  • June 1st, 2022: Russia gains control of most of Severodonetsk in Ukraine.
  • June 1st, 2022: Johnny Depp wins his defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
  • June 1st, 2022: Four people are killed during a shooting at a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • June 3rd, 2022: The sports drama film "Hustle", starring Adam Sandler, is released by Netflix.
  • June 3rd, 2022: The third season of "The Boys" is released on Amazon Prime Video.
  • June 4th, 2022: Shakira confirms that she has her split with her partner Gerard Piqué after more than a decade together.
  • June 5th, 2022: At least 40 people are killed during a mass shooting and bomb attack at a Catholic church in Owo, Nigeria.
  • June 5th, 2022: Brazilian Indigenist Bruno Araújo Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips go missing in the west of the Amazonas.
  • June 6th, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson narrowly survives a vote of "No Confidence".
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8th, 2022, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 8th, 2022 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

TV shows in 2022.

Television shows that people were watching in May 2022.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.


Popular toys and games in 2022.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2022.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 8th.

Harry S. Truman

US President. Deceased
Born on May 8th, 1884
He was not alive on this date.

David Attenborough

British broadcaster.
Born on May 8th, 1926
He turned 96 on this day in 2022.

Sonny Liston

Boxer. Deceased
Born on May 8th, 1932
He was not alive on this date.

Enrique Iglesias

Born on May 8th, 1975
He turned 47 on this day in 2022.

Matt Willis

Born on May 8th, 1983
He turned 39 on this day in 2022.


Born on May 8th, 1996
He turned 26 on this day in 2022.



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

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on May 8th, 2022.


UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 8th, 2022 was most likely conceived around August 15th, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 8th, 2022 is close to January 29th, 2023.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 8th, 2022.

  • 508 days have passed since this date.
  • 72 weeks have passed.
  • 43,891,200 seconds have passed since May 8th, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 51,206,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 22,647,859,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 7,315,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 3,774,643 steps. That's roughly 1,678 miles!
  • Since this date, 526,694 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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