The 31st of May, 2005, fell on a Tuesday. Day 151 of 2005. Decade: 2000s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 31st of May, 2005:
Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of May, 2005:
United States: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
United Kingdom: Lyla - Oasis
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Revenge of the Sith" 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 31st of May, 2005.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
Throughout 2005, a social network called Bebo was beginning to rise in popularity in countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
2005 in movies.
Movies released in 2005 included Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, King Kong, Madagascar, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, War of the Worlds, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Batman Begins, Hitch, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Brokeback Mountain, Sin City, Walk the Line, Pride & Prejudice and Capote.
English model Kelly Brook is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2005.
Time Person of the Year 2005
U2 singer Bono, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates are listed as the Time Person of the Year 2005; under the title "The Good Samaritans."
2005 in music.
Popular music artists in 2005 included 50 Cent, The Game, Green Day, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, Ciara, Mariah Carey, The Pussycat Dolls, Missy Elliott, The Black Eyed Peas, Young Jeezy, Chris Brown and Kanye West.
Chuck Norris Facts
In 2005, "Chuck Norris Facts" began to take-off in popularity.
The 2005 Eurovision song contest is held in Kiev, Ukraine. Greece win the contest with the song "My Number One" by Helena Paparizou.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of May:
31st of May, 2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is released in movie theaters.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide - Nickelodeon TV show about the adventures of middle school teenager Ned Bigby.
Joey - Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.
Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game - Lego-based spin-off game that was based on the Star Wars universe.
God of War - Third-person adventure game.
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - Game based on the television series.
Resident Evil 4 - Survival horror video game.
World of Warcraft - Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - The third game in the series.
Half-Life 2 - FPS game.
Halo 2 - FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.
Killzone - FPS game.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Starring CJ.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 31st of May, 2005.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of May, 2005.
5,312 days have passed since this date.
458,960,400 seconds have passed since the 31st of May, 2005.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 535,453,800 times.
Since the 31st of May, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 236,823,566,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 76,493,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,470,594 steps. That's about 17,542 miles!
Since this date, 5,507,525 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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