17th of May, 1987
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of May, 1987, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
31 years, 6 months and 26 days have passed since the 17th of May, 1987.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of
Day 137 of
1987. Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 1987 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of May, 1987, will be 31 years of age.
American Format: 05-17-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1987-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19870517" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 548204400.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:
Constitution Day (Norway)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of May, 1987:
United States: With Or Without You - U2
United Kingdom: Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Ishtar" was at the top of the box office on this date. News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 17th of May, 1987.
Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
Weather information for the 17th of May, 1987:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.4 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 63.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 10.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 1987. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 1987 was probably conceived around the
7th of August, 1986. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 1987 is the
24th of February, 1988. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
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Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of May:
17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
ALF - About an alien called ALF.
The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall.
The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
She-Ra: Princess of Power - Animated TV series.
ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens.
Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Contra - A run and gun action game that was developed by Konami.
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link - Sequel to the original Zelda game. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 1987.
11,530 days have passed since this date.
996,195,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 1987.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,162,228,200 times.
Since the 17th of May, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 514,036,929,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 166,032,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 85,672,822 steps. That's about 38,077 miles!
Since this date, 11,954,347 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Domingo. Random Dates
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