May 8

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 8. From 1900 until now. May 8 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Enrique Iglesias (1975), Laurence Boccolini (1963) and Fernandel (1903). Several movies were released around May 8 over the years, such as Breaker Morant in 1980 directed by Bruce Beresford and Fox and His Friends in 1975 directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
But much more happened on May 8 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around May 8 over the years?
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Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Fox and His Friends

Fox and His Friends

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Karlheinz Böhm, Adrian Hoven

Kiss Me Deadly

Kiss Me Deadly

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Juano Hernandez

Country: United States of America

Match Point

Match Point

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode

Country: United States of America

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Shane Black

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 8?


Holidays

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
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Events

  • 2019 2019 Lahore bombing: A blast near the 11th-century Data Darbar Sufi shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, kills at least eleven people, half of them police officers. (The Guardian) (Reuters)
  • 2018 Colombian conflict: A war crimes tribunal in Colombia begins investigating atrocities during the war which began in the 1960s. (al-Jazeera)
  • 2017 At the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Spirit Airlines cancels eleven flights and delays 30 due to a dispute between the airline and its pilots (as talks occur between the airline and the pilots' union, Air Line Pilots Association, International). Protests break out and three travelers are arrested. (The New York Times)
  • 2016 Sinai insurgency: Gunmen kill eight policemen in an ambush outside Cairo. The attack is claimed by Islamic State. (CNN) (Reuters) (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 8 over the years?


Top #1 songs in the USA

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 8 over the years?
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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Lean In

Year: 2013

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Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry.

How To Get Whatever You Want Out Of Life by Dr. Joyce Brothers

How To Get Whatever You Want Out Of Life

Year: 1979

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Psychologists have amassed a tremendous amount of information about people. What makes them angry, what frustrates them, what makes them coo with pleasure.

Angel by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Angel

Year: 1993

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Orphaned at a young age, the lives of Rosie, Gavin, Nell, and Kevin are irrevocably intertwined. Rising from poverty, all four go on to stunning success: Rosie as an award-winning costume

My Life So Far by Jane Fonda

My Life So Far

Year: 2005

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“In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could

A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons

Year: 2012

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

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