17th of May, 1994

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of May, 1994, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 24 years, 3 months and 2 days have passed since the 17th of May, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1994.
  • Day 137 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 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, 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.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

Music Singles

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.

  • Mid-1990s fashion

    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.

  • Rwandan Genocide

    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.

Weather

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.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.95cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 1994 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 1994 is the 24th of February, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

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.

  • Ellen - TV series.
  • Babylon 5 - Soap drama that is set in space.
  • The Nanny - Fran Fine becomes a nanny in wealthy widower Maxwell Sheffield's home.
  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Starring Chuck Norris.
  • Boy Meets World - A sitcom that revolves around the life of a boy called Cory Matthews.
  • Frasier - Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.
  • The X-Files - Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - A group of teenagers transform into a team of superheroes.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - American Western drama.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Super Metroid - Action adventure game that was published by Nintendo.
  • Doom - Sci-fi FPS shooter game.
  • Myst - Puzzle adventure game that was released for the Macintosh.
  • Mortal Kombat II - Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.
  • Syndicate - Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:

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Videos

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Visualize

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.

  • 8,858 days have passed since this date.
  • 765,331,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 892,886,400 times.
  • Since the 17th of May, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 394,910,899,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 127,555,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 65,818,483 steps. That's about 29,253 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,183,974 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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