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 City of God in 2002 directed by Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund and L.A. Confidential in 1997 directed by Curtis Hanson.
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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Pride

Pride

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Matthew Warchus

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover

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Delirium

Delirium

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Dennis Iliadis

Starring: Genesis Rodriguez, Topher Grace, Patricia Clarkson, Callan Mulvey

Life of the Party

Life of the Party

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Ben Falcone

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Matt Walsh, Molly Gordon, Ben Falcone

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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

Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 8 over the years?
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The Lion And The Throne by Catherine Drinker Bowen

The Lion And The Throne

Year: 1957

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Sir Edward Coke was perhaps the pre-eminent jurist during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James of England. He was the prime author of the Petition of Right, so this

Seven Decisions That Shaped History by Sumner Welles

Seven Decisions That Shaped History

Year: 1951

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1951 Stated First Edition First Printing Black Cloth Hardcover No DJ. Published by Harper . 236 Pristine Untrimmed Pages.

The Big Miss by Hank Haney

The Big Miss

Year: 2012

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Hank Haney's candid, surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history.

Moonwalk by Michael Jackson

Moonwalk

Year: 1988

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The #1 New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and only autobiography – his life, in his words. With original Foreword by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new Introduction by Motown founder

Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

Year: 1979

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The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions

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