20th of May, 2002

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of May, 2002, fell on a Monday.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 16 years, 3 months and 2 days have passed since the 20th of May, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2002.
  • Day 140 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 20th 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 20th of May, 2002, will be 16 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-20-2002 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2002-05-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20020520" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1021849200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of May, 2002:

  • United States: Foolish - Ashanti
  • United Kingdom: Just A Little - Liberty X

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 20th 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 20th of May, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.9 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 39.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 4 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.67 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 20th of May, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of May, 2002 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of May, 2002 is the 27th of February, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 25th of April, 2002: TLC singer Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes is killed in a motor accident.
  • 3rd of May, 2002: Spider-Man (2002), starring Tobey Maguire, is released in movie theaters.
  • 5th of May, 2002: The World Wrestling Federation, Inc. (WWF) changes its name to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE).
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 8th of May, 2002: Arsenal clinch the 2001-2002 FA Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
  • 10th of May, 2002: Unfaithful (2002), starring Richard Gere, is released in cinemas.
  • 16th of May, 2002: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) is released.
  • 18th of May, 2002: Former WWF wrestler The British Bulldog (Davey Boy Smith) dies of a heart attack.
  • 19th of May, 2002: The last episode of The X-Files is aired on television.
  • 28th of May, 2002: Rapper Eminem releases his album The Eminem Show.
  • 31st of May, 2002: The 2002 FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Korea and Japan.
  • 14th of June, 2002: The Bourne Identity (2002) is released in movie theaters.
  • 14th of June, 2002: The movie Scooby-Doo (2002) is released.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 20th of May, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.

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 20th of May:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 20th 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 20th of May, 2002.

  • 5,936 days have passed since this date.
  • 512,870,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 598,348,800 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 264,641,126,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 85,478,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 44,106,854 steps. That's about 19,603 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,154,445 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Montag.
  • French: Lundi.
  • Italian: Lunedi.
  • Spanish: Lunes.
  • Portuguese: Segunda-feira.

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