17th of May, 2002

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of May, 2002, fell on a Friday.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 16 years, 4 months and 8 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2002.
  • Day 137 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 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, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 2002 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, 2002, will be 16 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-17-2002 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2002-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20020517" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1021590000.

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, 2002:

  • United States: Foolish - Ashanti
  • United Kingdom: If Tomorrow Never Comes - Ronan Keating

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Spider-Man" 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, 2002.

  • The iPod

    Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.

  • Anna Kournikova

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002

    "The Whistleblowers" are listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2002.

  • Emo

    In the summer of 2002, a rock music genre called Emo began to rise in popularity.

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of May, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 47.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.16cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 2002 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 2002 is the 24th of February, 2003. (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.

  • The Shield - Police drama.
  • 24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.
  • Scrubs - Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
  • Alias - Spy action drama.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
  • The Office (UK version). - Starring Ricky Gervais.
  • My Wife and Kids - Comedy sitcom about a family called the Kyles.
  • Grounded for Life - Sitcom about an Irish Catholic family.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.

Computer Games

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

  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein - First-person shooter game.
  • WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It - Wrestling game that was released by THQ.
  • Halo: Combat Evolved - FPS game that was released for the Xbox.
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty - Stealth game.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 - The third game in the series.
  • Grand Theft Auto III - The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.
  • Devil May Cry - Hack and Slash game that was released for the PlayStation 2.
  • Max Payne - Third person shooter game that allowed the player to slow down time.

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, 2002. 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, 2002.

  • 5,972 days have passed since this date.
  • 515,980,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 601,977,600 times.
  • Since the 17th of May, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 266,246,092,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 85,996,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 44,374,349 steps. That's about 19,722 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,191,770 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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