17th of May, 2009
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of May, 2009, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
On this exact date:
The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC. Decade: 2000s.
9 years, 9 months and 7 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of
Day 137 of
2009. Leap Year: 2009 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, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 2009 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, 2009, will be 9 years of age.
American Format: 05-17-2009 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2009-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20090517" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1242514800.
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, 2009:
United States: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Number 1 - Tinchy Strider Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Angels & Demons" 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, 2009.
During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.
Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
Time Person of the Year 2009
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
Weather information for the 17th of May, 2009:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.2 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 48.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
London, England: Temperature: 11.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 2009. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 2009 was probably conceived around the
7th of August, 2008. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 2009 is the
24th of February, 2010. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
24th of April, 2009: The WHO expresses its concern at the rapid spread of Swine Flu.
1st of May, 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is released.
8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.
16th of May, 2009: Manchester United clinch their third successive Premier League title after drawing 0-0 against Arsenal.
21st of May, 2009: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "I Gotta Feeling".
27th of May, 2009: The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 2-0.
1st of June, 2009: 228 people are killed when Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean.
5th of June, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.
11th of June, 2009: Manchester United accept Real Madrid's record-breaking 80 million Euro bid for Cristiano Ronaldo.
13th of June, 2009: The Green Revolution protests begin in Iran after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wins the 2009 Iranian presidential election. Soccer Results
Premier League results from the 17th of May, 2009.
West Brom lose 2-0 at home to Liverpool.
Chelsea defeat Blackburn 2-0.
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of May:
17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
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.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
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.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.
Call of Duty: World at War - Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.
Mirror's Edge - Adventure platform game.
Fallout 3 - Open-world role-playing game.
Dead Space - Sci-fi horror survival game.
Saints Row 2 - The second game in the series.
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - Solid Snake returns in the fourth installment in the series. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 2009.
3,567 days have passed since this date.
308,192,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 359,557,800 times.
Since the 17th of May, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 159,027,278,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 51,365,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,504,546 steps. That's about 11,780 miles!
Since this date, 3,698,309 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Domingo. Random Dates
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