15th of May, 2006

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 15th of May, 2006, fell on a Monday.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 12 years, 5 months and 10 days have passed since the 15th of May, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2006.
  • Day 135 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 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, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 15th of May, 2006 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of May, 2006, will be 12 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-15-2006 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2006-05-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20060515" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1147647600.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of May:

  • Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of May, 2006:

  • United States: S.O.S. - Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Mission: Impossible III" 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 15th of May, 2006.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Crocs

    Throughout 2006, foam clogs called Crocs surged in popularity; with sales tripling over the course of the year.

  • Bebo

    In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo (Blog Early Blog Often) is beginning to overtake its rival MySpace. Bebo is famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.

  • Keira Knightley

    21-year-old English actress Keira Knightley is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2006.

  • Time Person of the Year 2006

    The Time Person of the Year 2006 is listed as "You". This is in recognition of how everyone has the ability to become a content creator on the Internet.

  • LOLcats

    During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.

Weather

Weather information for the 15th of May, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 56.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 15th of May, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of May, 2006 was probably conceived around the 5th of August, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of May, 2006 is the 22nd of February, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 15th of May:

  • 15th of May, 1918: The Finnish Civil War ends.
  • 15th of May, 1948: The Arab-Israeli War begins.
  • 15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States
  • 15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
  • 15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
  • 15th of May, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
  • 15th of May, 1992: Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • 15th of May, 2003: The Matrix Reloaded (2003) is released.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • 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.
  • Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.

Computer Games

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

  • The Godfather - Video game based on The Godfather movie series.
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Final Fantasy XII - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - Tactical shooter.
  • Call of Duty 2 - The second game in the series.
  • F.E.A.R. - First-person shooter / survival horror game.
  • Fahrenheit - Interactive investigation game.
  • Battlefield 2 - FPS game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of May:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 15th of May, 2006. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of May, 2006.

  • 4,544 days have passed since this date.
  • 392,601,600 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 458,035,200 times.
  • Since the 15th of May, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 202,582,425,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 65,433,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 33,763,738 steps. That's about 15,006 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,711,219 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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