Tuesday May 08, 2012
US date format: 5/8/2012, UK date format: 8/5/2012
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 8, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.
Moonrise Kingdom, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Satyamev Jayate.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land or Endgame: Syria.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 08, 2012?
- 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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- Arab Spring:
- Arab Spring:: Syrian uprising: Opposition fighters say they are amassing weapons amid a lull in fighting. (Al Jazeera)
- Former Libyan rebels who fought to topple Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 launch an attack on the interim Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib's office in Tripoli, Libya. (BBC)
- Paul Simon and Yo-Yo Ma are awarded the Polar Music Prize. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 08, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Usher - Climax
- Rihanna Featuring Chris Brown - Birthday Cake
- LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent - UP!
- Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo - Leave You Alone
- Fat Joe Featuring Chris Brown - Another Round
Top #5 Rock songs
- Gotye Featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
- fun. Featuring Janelle Monae - We Are Young
- Linkin Park - Burn It Down
- The Black Keys - Gold On The Ceiling
- Soundgarden - Live To Rise
Top #5 Latin songs
- Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
- Juanes - La Senal
- 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra - Intentalo
- Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata - Bailando Por El Mundo
- Don Omar Featuring Natti Natasha - Dutty Love
Sport Games on May 08, 2012
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Cartagena - Celta : 1 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Liverpool - Chelsea : 4 - 1
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Albinoleffe - Empoli : 0 - 2
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $83.75
- Apple AAPL: opens at $569.58
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.48
- General Electric GE: opens at $19.23
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $202.44
- 1 USD = 79.88 JPY
- 1 USD = 0.9988 CAD
- 1 USD = 0.9237 CHF
- 1 USD = 6.3079 CNY
- 1 EUR = 103.83 JPY
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 08, 2012?
On May 08, 2012 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 08, 2012?
On May 08, 2012 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 08, 2012?
On May 08, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 2012?
On May 08, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 08, 2012?
On May 08, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.