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..

You can also have a look at the year 2012, at May 08 across the years or at May 2012 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 08, 2012?


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

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Country: United States of America

Lawless

Lawless

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke

Country: United States of America

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci

Country: United States of America

21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street

Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson

Country: United States of America

The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods

Directed by: Drew Goddard

Starring: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 08, 2012?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Climax
  2. - Birthday Cake
  3. - UP!
  4. - Leave You Alone
  5. - Another Round

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  2. - We Are Young
  3. - Burn It Down
  4. - Gold On The Ceiling
  5. - Live To Rise

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  2. - La Senal
  3. - Intentalo
  4. - Bailando Por El Mundo
  5. - Dutty Love
Sport Games on May 08, 2012

Sport Games on May 08, 2012


La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Cartagena - Celta : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of May 08, 2012

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Chelsea : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of May 08, 2012

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Albinoleffe - Empoli : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of May 08, 2012

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Satyamev Jayate

Satyamev Jayate

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Starring: Ashley Clements

Country: United States of America

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Die Chefin

Die Chefin

The Client List

The Client List

Directed by: Eric Laneuville

How old am I?

If May 8th, 2012 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs

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Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed

Drift by Rachel Maddow

Drift

By:

The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war. Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away

Unnatural Acts by Stuart Woods

Unnatural Acts

By:

In Stuart Woods’s bestselling series, Stone Barrington discovers that some jobs don’t pay… When a hedge fund billionaire hires Stone Barrington to talk some sense into his wayward son, it

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

The Big Miss by Hank Haney

The Big Miss

By:

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Platform: iOS, Microsoft Windows, Android

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Red Wasp Design

Dirt: Showdown

Dirt: Showdown

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Endgame: Syria

Endgame: Syria

Platform: HTML5, Android

Genre: Trading card game newsgame

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

Platform: iOS

Labyrinth no Kanata

Labyrinth no Kanata

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action role-playing game Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Konami

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 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.


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