Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 1994 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, 1994, will be 24 years of age.
American Format: 05-17-1994 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1994-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19940517" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 769129200.
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, 1994:
United States: The Sign - Ace of Base
United Kingdom: Inside - Stiltskin
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Crow" 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, 1994.
The Bosnian War
During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During the middle of the 1990s, female clothing began to become more form-fitting, as those badly-shaped "mom jeans" began to disappear. Grunge fashion started to decline and popular outfits began to include tartan minikilts, hot pants, slip dresses and knee highs.
Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1994.
1994 in music.
Popular music artists in 1994 included Ace of Base, All-4-One, Mariah Carey, ZZ Top, Céline Dion, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Bruce Springsteen, Rednex, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Snoop Dogg, OutKast, Da Brat and Craig Mack.
During this period, the Rwandan Genocide was occurring. This genocide saw the mass slaughter of the Tutsi minority by members of the Hutu majority. Estimates place the death toll somewhere between 500,000 and 1,000,000.
The 1994 Eurovision song contest is held in Dublin, Ireland. The host nation win the contest with the song "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" by Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan.
Weather information for the 17th of May, 1994:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 45.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.32cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of May, 1994.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of May, 1994. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of May, 1994. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 1994.
9,109 days have passed since this date.
787,017,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 918,187,200 times.
Since the 17th of May, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 406,101,081,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,169,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,683,514 steps. That's about 30,082 miles!
Since this date, 9,444,211 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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