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 M in 1931 directed by Fritz Lang and Johnny Got His Gun in 1971 directed by Dalton Trumbo.
But much more happened on May 8 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 8 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 8?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 8 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Kendrick Lamar - Humble.
- 2016 Desiigner - Panda
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy
- 2013 P!nk - Just Give Me A Reason
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Katy Perry - E.T.
- 2010 B.o.B. - Nothin' On You
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Lil Wayne - Lollipop
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around May 8 over the years?
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