18th of May, 2001

The 18th of May, 2001, fell on a Friday. Day 138 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.

18 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since the 18th of May, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of May, 2001:

  • Shrek (2001) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of May, 2001:

  • United States: All For You - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: It's Raining Men - Geri Halliwell

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Shrek" 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 18th of May, 2001.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • Nokia 3310

    Throughout this period of time, the Nokia 3310 would have been one of the most popular cell phones on the market. The phone included a game called "Snake" and it allowed people to customize its cover.

  • A Beautiful Mind

    "A Beautiful Mind" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2001.

  • 2001 in movies.

    Movies released in 2001 included Shrek, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Monsters, Inc., Ocean's Eleven, Pearl Harbor, The Mummy Returns, Jurassic Park III, Planet of the Apes, Hannibal, Moulin Rouge!, Spy Kids, The Fast and the Furious and The Others.

  • Time Person of the Year 2001

    New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani is listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2001.

  • 2001 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2001 included Lenny Kravitz, Jennifer Lopez, Shaggy, Janet Jackson, Destiny's Child, Lifehouse, Nelly, Eve, Blu Cantrell, Usher, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Ginuwine and Nickelback.

  • U2 - "Walk On"

    "Walk On" by U2 would go on to win a Grammy for 2001's Record of the Year.

  • Eurovision 2001

    The 2001 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Estonia win the contest with the song "Everybody" by Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since the 18th of May, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of May, 2001, will be 18 years of age.
  • People born in 2001 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 990140400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of May, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of May, 2001, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of May, 2001 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Weather

Weather information for the 18th of May, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 59.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 19.3cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.27cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 18th of May, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of May, 2001 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of May, 2001 is the 25th of February, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

18th of May

Events that have occurred on the 18th of May:

  • 18th of May, 1803: The Napoleonic Wars begin.
  • 18th of May, 1980: Joy Division singer Ian Curtis hangs himself.
  • 18th of May, 1980: The eruption of Mount St. Helens occurs
  • 18th of May, 2002: Former WWF wrestler The British Bulldog (Davey Boy Smith) dies of a heart attack.
  • 18th of May, 2017: Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.
  • 18th of May, 1960: Football: Spanish club Real Madrid win the European Cup after they thrash Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 18th of May, 1968: FA Cup Final 1968: Jeffrey Astle's late goal helps West Bromwich Albion secure a 1-0 victory over Everton.
  • 18th of May, 1985: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Everton in Extra Time.
  • 18th of May, 1991: Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 18th of May, 1994: Football: A.C. Milan defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 18th of May, 1999: The Backstreet Boys release their album "Millennium", which contains singles such as "I Want It That Way".
  • 18th of May, 2003: The song "Crazy in Love" is released by Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z.
  • 18th of May, 2005: 7-year-old Rahul Raju goes missing in Kerala, India.
  • 18th of May, 2009: Rapper "Dolla" is shot dead in Los Angeles, California.
  • 18th of May, 2010: The video game "Red Dead Redemption" is released.
  • 18th of May, 2013: David Beckham plays his final game.
  • 18th of May, 2018: American model Stephanie Adams kills herself and her seven-year-old son.
  • 18th of May, 2019: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Watford 6-0.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • My Wife and Kids - Comedy sitcom about a family called the Kyles.
  • Grounded for Life - Sitcom about an Irish Catholic family.
  • Dark Angel - Starring Jessica Alba.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Malcolm in the Middle - TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.
  • The Amanda Show - Starring Amanda Bynes.
  • Roswell - TV show about the town of Roswell.
  • Angel - Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
  • The West Wing - Political drama.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Iconic skateboarding game with a great soundtrack.
  • Spider-Man - An action game that was released by Activision for the PlayStation.
  • Final Fantasy IX - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Diablo II - The second game in the series.
  • Deus Ex - RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of May, 2001.

  • 6,849 days have passed since this date.
  • 591,757,200 seconds have passed since the 18th of May, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 690,383,400 times.
  • Since the 18th of May, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 305,346,715,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,626,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,891,119 steps. That's about 22,618 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,101,086 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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