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 13 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.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of May:
Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)
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.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
Throughout 2006, foam clogs called Crocs surged in popularity; with sales tripling over the course of the year.
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.
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.
2006 in music.
Popular music artists in 2006 included Fergie, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Sean Paul, James Blunt, Daniel Powter, Chamillionaire, Rihanna, Nelly Furtado, Cassie, Gnarls Barkley, The Pussycat Dolls, Snow Patrol, Beyoncé and Akon.
During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.
The 2006 Eurovision song contest is held in Athens, Greece. Finland win the contest with the song "Hard Rock Hallelujah" by Lordi.
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.
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".
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 15th of May, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 15th of May, 2006. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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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.
4,781 days have passed since this date.
413,078,400 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 481,924,800 times.
Since the 15th of May, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 213,148,454,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,846,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,524,742 steps. That's about 15,789 miles!
Since this date, 4,956,941 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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