17th of May, 2011
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of May, 2011, fell on a Tuesday.
On this exact date:
The video game "L.A. Noire" is released. Decade: 2010s.
7 years, 9 months and 6 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of
Day 137 of
2011. Leap Year: 2011 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, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 2011 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, 2011, will be 7 years of age.
American Format: 05-17-2011 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2011-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20110517" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1305586800.
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, 2011:
United States: E.T. - Katy Perry ft Kanye West
United Kingdom: The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Thor" 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, 2011.
Time Person of the Year 2011
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Osama Bin Laden.
On the 2nd of May, 2011, al-Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden was killed by a United States special forces military unit during a raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Weather information for the 17th of May, 2011:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.3 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 46.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
London, England: Temperature: 14.39 degrees Celsius. 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, 2011. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 2011 was probably conceived around the
7th of August, 2010. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 2011 is the
24th of February, 2012. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
17th of April, 2011: The first episode of Game of Thrones is aired.
19th of April, 2011: The video game "Portal 2" is released.
29th of April, 2011: Fast & Furious 5 (2011) is released.
2nd of May, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
13th of May, 2011: The romantic comedy film Bridesmaids (2011) is released.
14th of May, 2011: Manchester United win the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers
20th of May, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
26th of May, 2011: The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
26th of May, 2011: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
28th of May, 2011: The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 3-1.
3rd of June, 2011: X-Men: First Class (2011) is released in movie theaters. Soccer Results
Premier League results from the 17th of May, 2011.
Man City defeat Stoke 3-0.
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, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC. 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.
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.
CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.
Homefront - A military FPS game.
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Developed by Ubisoft.
Call of Duty: Black Ops - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.
Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west. 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, 2011.
2,836 days have passed since this date.
245,034,000 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 285,873,000 times.
Since the 17th of May, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 126,437,544,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,839,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,072,924 steps. That's about 9,366 miles!
Since this date, 2,940,408 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Terca-feira. Random Dates
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