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On This Day - May 8

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 8.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2010 Iron Man 2 Saturday $45,776,170 $312,433,331
2016 Captain America: Civil War Sunday $42,427,980 $408,084,349
2009 Star Trek Friday $30,893,975 $257,730,019
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Friday $21,232,362 $459,005,868
2004 Van Helsing Saturday $19,644,625 $120,150,546
1999 The Mummy Saturday $18,015,000 $155,385,488
2012 The Avengers Tuesday $17,677,190 $623,279,547
2011 Thor Sunday $16,900,279 $181,030,624
1998 Deep Impact Friday $13,198,000 $140,464,664
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Monday $9,862,655 $389,813,101

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 8.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2009 Star Trek Friday $30,893,975 $257,730,019
1998 Deep Impact Friday $13,198,000 $140,464,664
2015 Hot Pursuit Friday $4,196,921 $34,580,201
2009 Next Day Air Friday $1,411,107 $10,027,047
1998 Woo Friday $734,000 $8,064,972
2015 The D Train Friday $160,000 $669,688
2015 5 Flights Up Friday $63,040 $1,020,921
2015 Maggie Friday $45,000 $187,112
2002 Unfaithful Wednesday $27,000 $52,752,475

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was May 8.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2016 Captain America: Civil War $179,139,142 $408,084,349
2010 Iron Man 2 $128,122,480 $312,433,331
2009 Star Trek $79,204,289 $257,730,019
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron $77,746,929 $459,005,868
2011 Thor $65,723,338 $181,030,624
2004 Van Helsing $51,748,040 $120,150,546
1999 The Mummy $43,369,635 $155,385,488
1998 Deep Impact $41,152,375 $140,464,664
2011 Fast Five $32,445,320 $210,031,325
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $26,408,288 $179,883,157

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Barbie

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Don Rickles (1926, died on April 6th, 2017 at the age of 90), Murray Lerner (1927, died on September 2nd, 2017 at the age of 90), Stephen Furst (1954, died on June 16th, 2017 at the age of 63)

Died on this day in history: Tonita Castro (2016, died on June 16th, 2017 at the age of 63), Nick Lashaway (2016, at the age of 28), William Schallert (2016, at the age of 93), Curt Lowens (2017, at the age of 91), Frank Zieger (2017, at the age of 41)

Note: The charts on this page are not adjusted for inflation.

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