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What day of the week was May 08, 2016?


May 08, 2016 was a Sunday and it was the 129th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 08, 2016 can also be written as 5/8/2016 in the US and as 8/5/2016 in UK and Europe.

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May 08, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 08, 2016:

  • Insurgency in sinai: eight policemen are killed by gunmen during an ambush just outside cairo. islamic state claims the attack.
  • Eight police officers are killed by gunmen outside cairo. islamic state claims the attack.
  • Terrorism is in saudi arabia: a policeman was killed in a shootout in taif, saudi arabia with militants.
  • In a shootout in taif, saudi arabia, a policeman was killed.
  • (reuters) (daily progress)three spanish journalists were abducted around aleppo, syria, and held hostage by the al-nusra front. turkish shelling kills 55 islamic state of iraq, syria insurgents in northern syria as a retaliation to rocket attacks on kilis. (reuters) (daily progress).three spanish journalists have been released from al-nusra front hostage since 13 july 2015, after they were abducted in aleppo, syria. (the telegraph (uk).)
  • Spillover of syria civil war, turkey isil conflict: turkish shelling kills 55 islamic state of iraq, syria insurgents, northern syria, in retaliation to rocket attacks on kilis (a turkish border town).
  • After being kidnapped in aleppo, syria and being held hostage by al-nusra front, three spanish journalists were freed. (the telegraph (uk).)
  • A collision between two buses in ghazni province in afghanistan and a tanker carrying fuel causes at least 73 deaths.
  • After a landslide struck a dormitory of construction workers in taining county, china's fujian province, at least 41 people have been reported missing.
  • Kim jong-un, north korean leader, rules out a nuclear strike unless north korea's sovereignty has been violated.
  • Afghanistan war (2001-present): six taliban prisoners are hanged by afghan officials.
  • Six taliban prisoners are hung by afghan officials
  • Khurram zaki, a pakistani rights activist who spoke out against the taliban, was shot to death by unidentified gunmen.
  • Australian federal election 2016, prime minister malcolm turnbull called a historic double-dissolution election in which both houses of parliament were dismantled and an election will be held on july 2.
  • Malcolm turnbull, prime minister of australia, has called for a historic double dissolution election. both houses of parliament will be dissolved and an election will take place on july 2.
  • Gou zhongwen is now the deputy party secretary for beijing, replacing the disgraced lu xiwen.

May 08, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 08, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Exchange Rates on May 08, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8772 EUR
  • 1 USD = 107.248 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.693 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3561 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2924 CAD

May 08, 2016: What were the main match results that day?

Serie A - Italian Football

  • Atalanta - Udinese : 1 - 1
  • Carpi - Lazio : 1 - 3
  • Fiorentina - Palermo : 0 - 0
  • Frosinone - Sassuolo : 0 - 1
  • Roma - Chievo : 3 - 0

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Bielefeld - Union Berlin : 2 - 0
  • Bochum - Braunschweig : 2 - 3
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Frankfurt FSV : 1 - 0
  • Freiburg - Heidenheim : 2 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Greuther Furth : 3 - 1

La Liga Primera Division - Football (Spain)

  • Barcelona - Espanol : 5 - 0
  • Celta - Malaga : 1 - 0
  • Eibar - Betis : 1 - 1
  • Getafe - Sp Gijon : 1 - 1
  • Las Palmas - Ath Bilbao : 0 - 0

La Liga Segunda Division - Football (Spain)

  • Alaves - Valladolid : 2 - 1
  • Albacete - Mallorca : 1 - 0
  • Cordoba - Girona : 1 - 0
  • Leganes - Numancia : 2 - 2
  • Mirandes - Huesca : 1 - 0

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May 08, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 8th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 08, 2016: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 08, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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May 08, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 08, 2016 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 08, 2016 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 08, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 7% full, rising at 07:31 am and setting at 10:12 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 22, 2016 while the next full moon would come on May 21, 2016.

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Who was born on May 08, 2016?


Whose famous birthday is on May 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 8th:

  • Enrique Iglesias
    Enrique Iglesias

    Spanish singer, son of julio iglesias, famed heartthrob, but appealing to the next generation.

  • Don Rickles
    Don Rickles

    Don rickles was a legendary comedian known for his insult comedy and quick wit, earning him the nickname 'mr.

  • Melissa Gilbert
    Melissa Gilbert

    Melissa gilbert is an american tv actress best known for her role as laura ingalls wilder on the tv show little house on the prairie.

  • Gary Glitter
    Gary Glitter

    Gary glitter is a british rock singer known for his glam rock hits in the 1970s, including 'rock and roll (part 2).

  • Nora Arnezeder
    Nora Arnezeder

    French singer and actress, born to a catholic father and an austrian mother and a jewish egyptian mother.

  • David Attenborough
    David Attenborough

    Naturalist and broadcaster in english.

  • Lex Barker
    Lex Barker

    American actor, best known for his portrayal of tarzan of the apes as well as leading characters in karl may's novels.

  • Christina Cole
    Christina Cole

    English actress.

  • James Mitchum
    James Mitchum

    Robert mitchum's elder son is an american actor and family star.

  • Salome Jens
    Salome Jens

    Milwaukee actor.

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How old is someone born on May 08, 2016?


Someone born on May 08, 2016 is:

8 years and 11 days old,

or 96 months and 11 days old,

or 419 weeks

or 2933 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 08, 2016?

There are 354 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday May 8th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 08, 2016?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 08, 2016.

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May 08, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 08, 2016:

  • Gad Becker

    Acclaimed painter known for his unique artistic style.

  • Tom M. Apostol

    American analytic number theorist (b. 1923).

  • Philippe Beaussant
  • Elisa Mainardi
  • Nick Lashaway

What famous deaths happened on May 8th?

Famous deaths on May 8th:

  • Dirk Bogarde
    Dirk Bogarde

    He was a british actor and a skilled craftsman.

  • George Peppard
    George Peppard

    American actor and tv series star who appeared in 25 films.

  • Barbara Payton
    Barbara Payton

    American actress, onscreen since 1940.

  • Jeanne Cooper
    Jeanne Cooper

    Minneapolis, minnesota -- actress (kay young and restless).

  • Dennis Waterman
    Dennis Waterman

    English actor and singer (b. 1948).

  • Richard Derr
    Richard Derr

    Actor in "when worlds collide", dies from cancer at 74.

  • Luceil LeSueur

    Academy Award-winning actress known for her versatile performances in classic films.

  • Maurice Sendak

    Maurice Sendak was an American author and illustrator best known for his children's books, including the classic 'Where the Wild Things...

  • Celedonio Romero

    Renowned Spanish guitarist and member of the famous guitar quartet, The Romeros.

  • Jing Yong

    Renowned Chinese novelist known for his wuxia novels.

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May 08, 2016: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 08, 2016:

  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
  • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

Observances on May 08, 2016:

  • Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War

Saints celebrated on May 08, 2016:

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Saint Ida of Nivelles
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May 08, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 08, 2016 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 2nd and May 8th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 08, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 08, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 08, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 08, 2016 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 2nd and May 8th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Panda
  2. - 7 Years
  3. - One Dance
  4. - Work
  5. - I Took A Pill In Ibiza

May 08, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 08, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 08, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 08, 2016 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 2nd and May 8th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Panda
  2. - One Dance
  3. - Work
  4. - Me, Myself & I
  5. - Purple Rain

May 08, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 08, 2016 was Hasta El Amanecer by Nicky Jam, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 08, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 08, 2016 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 2nd and May 8th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Hasta El Amanecer
  2. - Duele El Corazon
  3. - Ginza
  4. - Solo Con Verte
  5. - Obsesionado

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May 08, 2016: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 08, 2016 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Money Monster

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Jodie Foster

Starring: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West

Country: United States of America

Maggie's Plan

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Rebecca Miller

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Maya Rudolph

Country: United States of America

Mother's Day

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis

Country: United States of America

The Vatican Tapes

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Mark Neveldine

Starring: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States of America

In Dubious Battle

Release year: 2016

Directed by: James Franco

Starring: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'onofrio, Bryan Cranston, Sam Shepard, Danny McBride, Ed Harris, John Savage, Analeigh Tipton, Ashley Greene, Zach Braff

Country: United States of America

May 08, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 08, 2016 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Wolf Creek

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Greg McLean

Raising the Bar

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Clay Glen

Containment

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West

Foursome

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Zak Storm

Zak Storm

Release year: 2016

Country: United States of America

May 08, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 08, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Extreme Prey by John Sandford

Extreme Prey

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John Sandford, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner, has written an extraordinary Lucas Davenport thriller. Following the events of Gathering Prey Lucas Davenport is now in an unusual position--he is no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA.

The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

The Nest

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This debut novel is warm, funny, and very perceptive about four adult siblings. It focuses on their shared inheritance and how it has shaped their lives.

Hide Away by Iris Johansen

Hide Away

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DARK SECRETS Eve Duncan, a forensic sculptor, is found in a secure hospital room in Carmel. Joe Quinn and she have sworn to protect Cara Delaney (an innocent young girl), whose enemies are growing closer every hour.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You

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Jojo's new novel, Still Me, featuring Louisa Clark, Me Before You and After You is coming soon! They shared nothing until they fell in love.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

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#1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Book of the Year is now a major motion movie starring Emily Blunt. Paula Hawkins' new novel Into the Water is coming May 2017. The

May 08, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 08, 2016 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Who was the US President on May 08, 2016?

On May 08, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 2016?

On May 08, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 08, 2016?

On May 08, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about May 8th?

May 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 lahore bombing: at least 11 people are killed in a blast near the data darbar sufi shrine, lahore (pakistan), which is located at the 11th century. half of these were police officers.
  • 2018 - Colombian conflict: the colombian war crimes tribunal begins investigating atrocities committed during the 1960s war.
  • 2017 - Spirit airlines cancels 11 flights from fort lauderdale-hollywood international airport and delays 30 others due to a dispute with its pilots. (as talks take place between the airline's union, air line pilots association international). three people are taken into custody after protests broke out.

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What happened in 2016?

2016 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A shooting occurs at a Tel Aviv pub, Israel. It leaves two people dead and eight others injured. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • Two people are killed and eight others injured in a shooting at a Tel Aviv pub. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • A 28-foot tall new statue of Jesus, called "Jesus de Greatest", was unveiled at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Abajah village in Nigeria's Imo state. It is the largest known African Jesus statue.

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What was the calendar for May 2016?

May 2016 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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