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May 8, 2022

May 8, 2022, was a Sunday. It was 1 years, 11 months, and 12 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on May 8, 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 8, 2022:

  • United States: "As It Was" by Harry Styles
  • United Kingdom: "As It Was" by Harry Styles
Play the top songs 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 8, 2022.

Facts

This date was 713 days ago. Approximately 24 months have passed. It was the 128th day of 2022, in week 18. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now one year old. The Earth has experienced 8 seasons of weather since then.

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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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Take me back to May 8, 2022

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Sunday, May 8, 2022. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

The summer of 2022 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished. The song "As It Was" by Harry Styles is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is at the top of the box office.

Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Ray Liotta, Cooper Noriega, James Caan, and Tony Sirico would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Better Call Saul", "Yellowstone", "Bridgerton", and "The Kardashians".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "It Takes Two", "Psychonauts 2", "Elden Ring", and "Tunic". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Bubble Guppies", "Paw Patrol", "The Casagrandes", and "Danger Force". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

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

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on May 8, 2022.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to May 8, 2022.

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

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8, 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 8, 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

The following TV shows were popular in May 2022:

Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes
Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Emily in Paris
Emily in Paris
Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso
The Witcher
The Witcher
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on May 8, 2022

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2022:

The Ghost and Molly McGee
The Ghost and Molly McGee
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Danger Force
Danger Force

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
It's Pony
It's Pony
The Owl House
The Owl House
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
The Casagrandes
The Casagrandes
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
The Loud House
The Loud House
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2022

Toys and games that were popular in 2022:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2022.

Tunic 2022
Tunic
Gran Turismo 7 2022
Gran Turismo 7
Elden Ring 2022
Elden Ring
Horizon Forbidden West 2022
Horizon Forbidden West
Total War: Warhammer III 2022
Total War: Warhammer III
Sifu 2022
Sifu
Dying Light 2 2022
Dying Light 2
Pokémon Legends: Arceus 2022
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Halo Infinite 2021
Halo Infinite
Wordle 2021
Wordle
Battlefield 2042 2021
Battlefield 2042
Forza Horizon 5 2021
Forza Horizon 5
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

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

David Attenborough

David Attenborough

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

Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston

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

Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias

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

Matt Willis

Matt Willis

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

6ix9ine

6ix9ine

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

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on May 8:

USA

US President

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

UK

UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

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

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 8, 2022:

  • 713 days have passed since this date.
  • 101 weeks have passed.
  • 61,603,200 seconds have passed since May 8, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 71,870,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 31,787,251,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 10,267,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 5,297,875 steps. That's roughly 2,355 miles.
  • 739,238 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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