The 23rd of May, 2014, fell on a Friday. Day 143 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 23rd of May, 2014:
The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of May, 2014:
United States: All of Me - John Legend
United Kingdom: Waves - Mr Probz
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past" 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 23rd of May, 2014.
2014 in movies.
Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.
American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.
Time Person of the Year 2014
Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.
2014 in music.
Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.
The 2014 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Austria win the contest with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" by Conchita Wurst.
22-year-old Elliot Rodger kills six people in Isla Vista, California. In the days following the shooting, it emerges that Rodger had uploaded multiple Youtube videos and that he had written a 107,000-word manifesto called "My Twisted World: The Story of Elliot Rodger".
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of May:
23rd of May, 2007: The 2007 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Liverpool and AC Milan. Milan win 2-1.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
DayZ - Survival video game.
Rust - Survival video game.
Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 23rd of May, 2014.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of May, 2014.
2,007 days have passed since this date.
173,408,400 seconds have passed since the 23rd of May, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 202,309,800 times.
Since the 23rd of May, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 89,478,734,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 28,901,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,913,122 steps. That's about 6,628 miles!
Since this date, 2,080,901 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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