Wednesday May 08, 2002

US date format: 5/8/2002, UK date format: 8/5/2002

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on May 8, 2002, here's what our experts found out: it was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac and Moon Sign on May 8, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2002 while Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Another War or Crosscountry Canada 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Events | Famous birthdays | Movies | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 08, 2002?


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

  • Feyenoord Rotterdam wins the UEFA Final Cup with 3-2 from Borussia Dortmund.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A Palestinian suicide bomber badly injures himself near Megiddo, southeast of Haifa, when the explosives he was carrying go off prematurely.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Pianist

The Pianist

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Country: United States of America

Irreversible

Irreversible

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Gaspar Noé

Starring: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia

Country: United States of America

About Schmidt

About Schmidt

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates

About Schmidt memorabilia

Igby Goes Down

Igby Goes Down

Release year: 2002

Directed by: Burr Steers

Starring: Kieran Culkin, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum, Claire Danes

Spider

Spider

Release year: 2002

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 08, 2002?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Foolishyoutube
  2. - U Don't Have To Call
  3. - I Need A Girl (Part One)
  4. - Pass The Courvoisier Part II
  5. - What's Luv?

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Quitame Ese Hombre
  2. - Y Tu Te Vas
  3. - Escapar [Escape]
  4. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  5. - Me Huele A Soledad
Sport Games on May 08, 2002

Sport Games on May 08, 2002


Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Blackburn : 4 - 3
  • Man United - Arsenal : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of May 08, 2002

Ethniki Katigoria

Football (Greece)
  • AEK - PAOK : 6 - 2
  • Aris - Olympiakos : 1 - 5
  • Egaleo - Akratitos : 2 - 1
  • Eth Asteras - Panathinaikos : 1 - 2
  • Ionikos - Panahaiki : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of May 08, 2002

How old am I?

If May 08, 2002 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2002?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox

Lucky Man: A Memoir

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A funny, highly personal, gorgeously written account of what it's like to be a 30-year-old man who is told he has an 80-year-old's disease. "Life is great.

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything Is Illuminated

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With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man - also named Jonathan Safran Foer - sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his

Stupid White Men by Michael Moore

Stupid White Men

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Now with more than three million copies sold, Oscar-winning filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore's bestseller "Stupid White Men" tells you everything you need to know about how the great and

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

Sea Glass by Anita Shreve

Sea Glass

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With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Another War

Another War

Platform: Windows PC Mac OS

Genre: role-playing video game

Publisher: Cenega

Crosscountry Canada 2

Crosscountry Canada 2

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ingenuity Works

Dance Dance Revolution Extreme

Dance Dance Revolution Extreme

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Men in Black II: Alien Escape

Men in Black II: Alien Escape

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Infogrames

Black & White: Creature Isle

Black & White: Creature Isle

Platform: Windows PC, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time strategy, God game

Publisher: Electronic Arts Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $38.85
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $23.20
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $51.27
  • General Electric GE: opens at $31.35
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $78.20

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 128.72 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5697 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6074 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 116.5 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6215 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 08, 2002?

On May 08, 2002 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 08, 2002?

On May 08, 2002 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 08, 2002?

On May 08, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 2002?

On May 08, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 08, 2002?

On May 08, 2002 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in May 08, 2002?

The number one song in the week of May 08, 2002 was Foolish by Ashanti in US and One Step Closer by S Club Juniors in UK.

What were the top hits on May 08, 2002?

The top hits on May 08, 2002 were Foolish by Ashanti, What's Luv? by Fat Joe, I Need A Girl (Part One) by P. Diddy in US and One Step Closer by S Club Juniors, Kiss Kiss by Holly Valance, Freak Like Me by Sugababes in UK.