May 8, 1976: Day of the Week
May 8, 1976 was the 129th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 237 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 47 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,548.70 today.
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Here’s the May 1976 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1976 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Dragon is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
May 8, 1976 Historical Event(s)
- 1976The rollercoaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Who were born on May 8, 1976?
- 1976Ian Watkins, Welsh singer and actor (Steps)
- 1976Martha Wainwright, Canadian musician and songwriter
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