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 17th 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 17th of May, 2006, will be 12 years of age.
American Format: 05-17-2006 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2006-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20060517" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1147820400.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:
Constitution Day (Norway)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th 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 17th 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.
During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.
Weather information for the 17th of May, 2006:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.6 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 55.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of May, 2006.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th 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 17th 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 17th of May, 2006.
4,391 days have passed since this date.
379,382,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 2006.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 442,612,800 times.
Since the 17th of May, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 195,761,318,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,230,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,626,886 steps. That's about 14,501 miles!
Since this date, 4,552,589 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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