31st of May, 2002

The 31st of May, 2002, fell on a Friday. Day 151 of 2002. Decade: 2000s.

17 years, 10 months and 1 days have passed since the 31st of May, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 31st of May, 2002:

  • The 2002 FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Korea and Japan.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of May, 2002:

  • United States: Foolish - Ashanti
  • United Kingdom: Without Me - Eminem

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Attack of the Clones" 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 31st of May, 2002.

  • The iPod

    Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.

  • Chicago

    "Chicago" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2002.

  • 2002 in movies.

    Movies released in 2002 included The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Spider-Man, Men in Black II, Signs, Die Another Day, Ice Age, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, 8 Mile, Gangs of New York and The Ring.

  • Anna Kournikova

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002

    "The Whistleblowers" are listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2002.

  • 2002 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2002 included The Calling, Jennifer Lopez, Linkin Park, Puddle of Mudd, Ashanti, Usher, Vanessa Carlton, Eminem, Ja Rule, Jimmy Eat World, Nelly, Avril Lavigne and Missy Elliott.

  • Norah Jones - "Don't Know Why"

    "Don't Know Why" by Norah Jones would go on to win a Grammy for 2002's Record of the Year.

  • Emo

    In the summer of 2002, a rock music genre called Emo began to rise in popularity.

  • Spider-Man.

    Spider-Man, starring Tobey Maguire, would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.

  • Eurovision 2002

    The 2002 Eurovision song contest is held in Tallinn, Estonia. Latvia win the contest with the song "I Wanna" by Marie N.

  • 2002 FIFA World Cup

    The 2002 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place in Japan and South Korea. The competition is won by Brazil on the 30th of June after they defeat Germany 2-0.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 17 years, 10 months and 1 days have passed since the 31st of May, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of May, 2002, will be 17 years of age.
  • People born in 2002 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1022799600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of May, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st of May, 2002, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of May, 2002 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • The Shield - Police drama.
  • 24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.
  • Scrubs - Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
  • Alias - Spy action drama.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
  • The Office (UK version). - Starring Ricky Gervais.
  • My Wife and Kids - Comedy sitcom about a family called the Kyles.
  • Grounded for Life - Sitcom about an Irish Catholic family.
  • 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.

2002 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2002.

"The Fairly OddParents" - "My Wife and Kids" - "Lizzie McGuire" - "Grounded for Life" - "Malcolm in the Middle" - "Rocket Power" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "Bob the Builder" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "The Wild Thornberrys" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Dawson's Creek" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "Recess" - "Pokemon" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "7th Heaven" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "Friends" - "Rugrats" - "The Simpsons"


2002 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2002:

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 31st of May, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.79cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 31st of May, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of May, 2002 was probably conceived around the 21st of August, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of May, 2002 is the 10th of March, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein - First-person shooter game.
  • WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It - Wrestling game that was released by THQ.
  • Halo: Combat Evolved - FPS game that was released for the Xbox.
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty - Stealth game.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 - The third game in the series.
  • Grand Theft Auto III - The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.
  • Devil May Cry - Hack and Slash game that was released for the PlayStation 2.
  • Max Payne - Third person shooter game that allowed the player to slow down time.

31st of May

Events that have occurred on the 31st of May:

  • 31st of May, 1984: Six inmates on death row escape the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Virginia.
  • 31st of May, 1984: The song "Ghostbusters" is released by Parker, Jr.
  • 31st of May, 1998: Geri Halliwell announces that she is leaving the Spice Girls.
  • 31st of May, 2005: Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
  • 31st of May, 2008: Usain Bolt breaks the world record for the 100 meter sprint.
  • 31st of May, 2010: The flotilla incident occurs when 13 Israeli soldiers raid a flotilla that is headed for Gaza. 9 activists are killed
  • 31st of May, 2010: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes manager of Real Madrid.
  • 31st of May, 1961: Football: Portuguese side Benfica win the European Cup after they defeat Barcelona 3-2 at the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, Germany.
  • 31st of May, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • 31st of May, 1972: Football: Ajax win the European Cup after two goals from Cruyff helps them to defeat Internazionale 2-0.
  • 31st of May, 1975: 18-year-old Mona Blades goes missing while hitchhiking in New Zealand.
  • 31st of May, 1979: The Muppet Movie (1979) is released.
  • 31st of May, 1983: The Philadelphia 76ers win the 1983 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-0.
  • 31st of May, 1986: The 1986 FIFA World Cup begins in Mexico.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The movie DragonHeart (1996) is released in cinemas.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The Fugees release their song Killing Me Softly with His Song.
  • 31st of May, 2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is released in movie theaters.
  • 31st of May, 2006: The first episode of reality TV show "The Hills" is aired.
  • 31st of May, 2009: Italian defender Paolo Maldini plays his final game.
  • 31st of May, 2009: George Tiller is murdered by an anti-abortion extremist in Wichita, Kansas.
  • 31st of May, 2017: Trump makes his infamous "covfefe" Tweet.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of May, 2002.

  • 6,515 days have passed since this date.
  • 562,896,000 seconds have passed since the 31st of May, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 656,712,000 times.
  • Since the 31st of May, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 290,454,336,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 93,816,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,409,056 steps. That's about 21,515 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,754,752 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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