Saturday May 08, 2021: on this day

May 08, 2021 was the 128th day of the year 2021, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Saturday.

Is May 08, 2021 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on May 08, 2021, who was born and died on May 08, 2021, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 08, 2021, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. Pride, directed by Matthew Warchus), TV series (e.g. Fatma) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 8th, 2021 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 08, 2021?

May 08, 2021 was a Saturday and it was the 128th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 08, 2021 can also be written as 5/8/2021 in the US and as 8/5/2021 in UK and Europe.


May 08, 2021: What happened on that day?

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May 08, 2021: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 08, 2021: 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, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 08, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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May 08, 2021: What was the moon phase on that day?

Moon phase


The moon phase on May 08, 2021 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 08, 2021 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, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 3% full, rising at 04:36 am and setting at 06:04 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 27, 2021 while the next full moon would come on May 26, 2021.

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Who was born on May 08, 2021?

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.

  • 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.

  • Don Rickles
    Don Rickles

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

  • 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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May 08, 2021: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 2 years 9 months old,

or 33 months and 23 days old,

or 147 weeks

or 1029 days old,

if you were born on May 08, 2021.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 08, 2021?

There are 67 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 08, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 08, 2021.


May 08, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 08, 2021:

  • Helmut Jahn

    German-american architect designed liberty place & messeturm.

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.

  • Ulrike Meinhof

    Ulrike meinhof was a prominent member of the red army faction in germany, known for her involvement in left-wing militant activities and her...

  • Gilles Villeneuve

    French-canadian formula one driver.

  • Jean Carrière

    French author (b. 1928).

  • Luigi Nono

    Italian composer and educator (b. 1924).

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May 08, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 08, 2021:

  • 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, 2021:

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

Saints celebrated on May 08, 2021:

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Saint Ida of Nivelles

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May 08, 2021: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 08, 2021 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Matthew Warchus

Starring: George MacKay, Andrew Scott, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Imelda Staunton, Liz White, Bill Nighy, Ben Schnetzer, Joseph Gilgun

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Justice Society: World War II

Justice Society: World War II

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Jeff Wamester

Starring: Matt Bomer, Liam McIntyre, Stana Katic, Chris Diamantopoulos

Moment of Truth

Moment of Truth

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Tim Ritter

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Discovery Media Productions



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ivan Kavanagh

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Andi Matichak, Luke David Blumm, Cranston Johnson

May 08, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 08, 2021 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:



Release year: 2021



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Release year: 2021

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

Big Shot

Big Shot

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Challlnce



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Derek Hockenbrough

Birth chart on this day

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Who was the US President on May 08, 2021?

On May 08, 2021 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 2021?

On May 08, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 08, 2021?

On May 08, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


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 2021?

2021 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Twenty-three people are killed in what is described as a police ″massacre″ in La Vega, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashes north of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 62 people on board.
  • Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump attack the United States Capitol to disrupt certification of the 2020 presidential election, resulting in five deaths and evacuation of the U.S. Congress.

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What was the calendar for May 2021?

May 2021 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.

Discover how May 2021 calendar looked like.