Individuals born on May 8th fall under the second sun sign of Taurus, the bull. They are ruled by the planet of Venus which exemplifies love and beauty. Such people are practical and grounded, as reflected by their element, the Earth. These individuals aren’t the ones for prevarication, as their natural instinct is to tell it like it is, no matter the consequences. They are sensible and intelligent, thriving on a carefully organized plan for the future. It's not unusual for individuals born under this date to have a five or ten year plan, so they can always be prepared for any eventuality. Their serious nature may make them appear outwardly dull, but they possess a knack to see the funny side of life.

23, American
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
93, British
Broadcaster, Naturalist

Don RicklesDon Rickles
90, American
Stand-up Comedian
Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
27, American
Musician, Songwriter

Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias
44, Spanish

Harry S. TrumanHarry S. Truman
88, American
33rd President of the United States
Nydia StoneNydia Stone
73, Cuban, American
Model, Wife of Roger Stone

Olivia CulpoOlivia Culpo
27, American
Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
45, American

Stephen AmellStephen Amell
38, Canadian
Melissa GilbertMelissa Gilbert
55, American

Trisha PaytasTrisha Paytas
31, American
YouTube star, Actress, Model, Musician
Sonny ListonSonny Liston
38, American
Professional Boxer
David ChangDavid Chang
42, American

David KeithDavid Keith
65, American
Nyle DiMarcoNyle DiMarco
30, American
Model, Actor

Fulton J. SheenFulton J. Sheen
84, American
Aneurin BarnardAneurin Barnard
32, Welsh

Jodhi MayJodhi May
44, British

Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
49, Canadian
Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
31, American

Candace NelsonCandace Nelson
45, Indonesian
Pastry Chef
Henry DunantHenry Dunant
82, Swiss
Founder of the Red Cross

Gary SnyderGary Snyder
89, American
American man of letters
Chris GillyChris Gilly
22, American

Louis Moreau GottschalkLouis Moreau Gottschalk
40, American
James R. ThompsonJames R. Thompson
83, American
Lawyer, Politician
Friedrich von HayekFriedrich von Hayek
92, Austrian, German, British

Marcel CunninghamMarcel Cunningham
29, American
YouTuber, Gamer
Ethan WackerEthan Wacker
17, American

Almeida JuniorAlmeida Junior
49, Brazilian
André Michel LwoffAndré Lwoff
92, French

18, American

Brenden LaTarteBrenden LaTarte
18, American
Instagram Model
Damian GurrusquietaDamian Gurrusquieta
14, American
Instagram star

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Tyler LaTarteTyler LaTarte
18, American
Instagram Star
Gary GlitterGary Glitter
75, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,

Joe BonamassaJoe Bonamassa
42, American
Guitarist, Banjoist, Musician, Songwriter,
Andrea BarzagliAndrea Barzagli
38, Italian
Association football player

Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
82, American
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer
Anthony FieldAnthony Field
56, Australian
Musician, Songwriter, Film producer
Darren HayesDarren Hayes
47, Australian
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Philip BaileyPhilip Bailey
68, American
American singer
Keith JarrettKeith Jarrett
74, American
Pianist, Composer, Jazz musician, Saxophonist,

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
71, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,
Josie MaranJosie Maran
41, American
Model, Actress, Entrepreneur.

Franco BaresiFranco Baresi
59, Italian
Association football player

Gregory ScarpaGregory Scarpa
66, American
Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
58, Mexican

Jean GiraudJean Giraud
73, French
Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science
Devi ShettyDevi Shetty
66, Indian

41, Brazilian
Michel GondryMichel Gondry
56, French
Film director, Screenwriter

Kevin McCloudKevin McCloud
61, British
writer, presenter, designer, journalist
Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
71, Finnish
Painter, Illustrator
Michael BevanMichael Bevan
49, Australian

Francis OuimetFrancis Ouimet
74, American
Brian TylerBrian Tyler
47, American
composer, musician, conductor, film score composer

Galen RuppGalen Rupp
33, American
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Kazuo KoikeKazuo Koike
83, Japanese
Screenwriter, Comics artist, Lyricist

Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah
65, American
Philosopher, Professor

Bobby LabonteBobby Labonte
55, American
NASCAR team owner, Racecar driver
Natalia Grosvenor, Duchess of WestminsterNatalia Grosvenor, Duchess of Westminster
60, British

Meles ZenawiMeles Zenawi
57, Ethiopian
Prime Minister
Cláudio TaffarelCláudio Taffarel
53, Brazilian
Association football player, Association football

Miyoshi UmekiMiyoshi Umeki
78, Japanese, American
Actor, Singer, Television actor
Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
77, Indian

João HavelangeJoão Havelange
100, Brazilian
Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer
Evgeny LebedevEvgeny Lebedev
39, British, Russian
Owner of Lebedev Holdings Ltd
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams
71, American
American jazz pianist

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
69, American
Psychologist, University teacher
Jane RobertsJane Roberts
55, American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,

Michelle McManusMichelle McManus
39, British
Remo FernandesRemo Fernandes
66, Indian

Patrick McKennaPatrick McKenna
59, Canadian
Actor, Film actor

Ali Hassan MwinyiAli Hassan Mwinyi
94, Tanzanian
Politician, Lawyer
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
44, British
Prime Minister

Edmund WilsonEdmund Wilson
77, American
Journalist, Poet, Playwright, Literary critic,
John Michael TalbotJohn Michael Talbot
65, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Musician, Songwriter,

Gerda Weissmann KleinGerda Weissmann Klein
95, Polish
Author, Writer
Marta SánchezMarta Sánchez
63, Spanish

John ResigJohn Resig
35, American
Programmer, Engineer, Computer scientist
67, French
Olarenwaju KayodeOlarenwaju Kayode
26, Nigerien
Nigerian footballer

Paul Samwell-SmithPaul Samwell-Smith
76, British
Record producer, Guitarist, Composer
Danny DanonDanny Danon
48, Israeli

Michele SindonaMichele Sindona
65, Italian
Irwin CotlerIrwin Cotler
79, Canadian
Lawyer, Politician, Human rights activist,

H. Robert HorvitzH. Robert Horvitz
72, American
Princess Elisabeth of DenmarkPrincess Elisabeth of Denmark
84, Danish

Ken NiumataloloKen Niumatalolo
54, American
American football player
Maxim MartsinkevichMaxim Martsinkevich
35, Russian

Luis EnriqueLuis Enrique
49, Spanish
George WoodcockGeorge Woodcock
82, Canadian
Writer, Literary critic, Poet, Historian,

Gary LunnGary Lunn
62, Canadian
Lawyer, Politician
Robert AdamsRobert Adams
82, American

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 8

The term "down to Earth," could certainly apply to individuals born on this date, due to their strong connections to the Earth element. Their practicality and single-minded, bullish nature makes them quite strong-willed and possibly even stubborn. Despite this stubborn streak, May 8th individuals can be very reserved in nature, preferring to use their gift of discipline to aid others. It's the stability of this star sign that makes these individuals the calm center of any storm. Their anger is slow to stir but once roused, they can be fiery and ferocious.

People born on May 8th strive to be constantly aware of their health. They exercise and eat well, reducing health problems as far as they're able to. They try to balance their environment to minimize any stress, thus further reducing stress related illnesses. They're the type of person who would work hard and play hard, taking to a sunny beach as quickly as they would to a boardroom. In all, these individuals lead a healthy life, avoiding instances of possible sickness by taking responsibility for their robust constitution.

The solid guidance of common-sense will ensure that people born on this date invest wisely and won't take any wild chances. Being an Earth sign, money means security, and they will devote a significant amount of energy to ensure that future material comforts are in their lives.

Individuals born on this date do well under pressure and often find careers in medicine and police-work. Their natural intelligence and stability make them dependable and a source of inspiration in leadership roles. They use their single-minded nature to pick a career path early in life.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Charming and romantic, people having this birthdate seek partners with similar career choices to their own. Their need for structure leads to long-term relationships, although this can come later in life if their career interferes. With their strong sex drive, they dominate in the bedroom. They're passionate and patient. When they do have children, they make excellent teachers, passing on their life experiences. They will ensure their children learn self-reliance and the ability to think for themselves.

Lucky Colors: Gold, Brown, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 3, 4
Lucky Days (of the week): Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 16, 22