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May 8, 1988 was a Sunday and it was the 129th day of the year 1988. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year was Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 231 days left before your next birthday. You will be 30 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,726 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 363 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1926Don Rickles
- 1927Chumy Chúmez
- 1932Phyllida Law
- 1954Pam Arciero
- 1963Anthony Field
- 1964Melissa Gilbert
- 1980Michelle McManus
- 1981Ayesha Antoine
- 1983Elyes Gabel
- 1984Cynthia Deyanira Rodríguez Ruiz
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 8.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 8.
- 1628Angelo Italia, Italian architect and urban planner (d. 1700)
- 1919Lex Barker, American actor (d. 1973)
- 1926Don Rickles, American comedian and actor
- 1928Ted Sorensen, American lawyer, 8th White House Counsel (d. 2010)
- 1940Irwin Cotler, Canadian lawyer and politician, 47th Canadian Minister of Justice
- 1966Marta Sánchez, Spanish singer and guitarist
- 1984Martin Compston, Scottish footballer and actor
- 1987Felix Jones, American football player
- 1989Dinesh Patel, Indian baseball player
- 1994Ajee' Wilson, American runner
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1898The first games of the Italian football league system are played.
- 1927Attempting to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight from Paris to New York, French war heroes Charles Nungesser and François Coli disappear after taking off aboard The White Bird biplane.
- 1933Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast of self-purification and launched a one-year campaign to help the Harijan movement.
- 1945The Halifax Riot starts when thousands of civilians and servicemen rampage through Halifax.
- 1945World War II: V-E Day, combat ends in Europe. German forces agree in Reims, France, to an unconditional surrender.
- 1946Estonian school girls Aili Jõgi and Ageeda Paavel blow up the Soviet memorial which stood in front of the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn.
- 1962The Rabindra Bharati University, a prominent University in India, was founded.
- 1963South Vietnamese soldiers of Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem open fire on Buddhists defying a ban on the flying of the Buddhist flag on Vesak, killing nine and sparking the Buddhist crisis.
- 1972Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces his order to place mines in major North Vietnamese ports in order to stem the flow of weapons and other goods to that nation.
- 1999United States bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade
View the complete list of historical events for May 8.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 8 and 1988 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Isaiah Washington, Paul Marc Rousseau, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Yukie Kawamura, Siobhán McCarthy, Behati Prinsloo, Beverly Hills, Charles Coburn, Jay McShann, Matt Drake.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 8 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on May 8, 1988.
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Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Anything for You by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 14, 1988). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 10, 1972 – Katarína Hasprová, Slovak singer and actress; July 3, 1961 – Tim Smith, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer (Cardiacs, The Sea Nymphs, Spratleys Japs, and Panixphere); December 10, 1965 – Stephanie Morgenstern, Swiss-Canadian actress, producer, and screenwriter.
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