May 17th, 2005

May 17th, 2005, fell on a Tuesday. Day 137 of 2005. Decade: 2000s.

15 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since May 17th, 2005.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 17th, 2005:

  • United States: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • United Kingdom: Lonely - Akon

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Monster-in-Law" 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 May 17th, 2005.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Bebo

    Throughout 2005, a social network called Bebo was beginning to rise in popularity in countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

  • Crash

    "Crash" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005.

  • 2005 in movies.

    Movies released in 2005 included Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, King Kong, Madagascar, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, War of the Worlds, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Batman Begins, Hitch, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Brokeback Mountain, Sin City, Walk the Line, Pride & Prejudice and Capote.

  • Kelly Brook

    English model Kelly Brook is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2005.

  • Time Person of the Year 2005

    U2 singer Bono, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates are listed as the Time Person of the Year 2005; under the title "The Good Samaritans."

  • 2005 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2005 included 50 Cent, The Game, Green Day, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, Ciara, Mariah Carey, The Pussycat Dolls, Missy Elliott, The Black Eyed Peas, Young Jeezy, Chris Brown and Kanye West.

  • Green Day - "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

    "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" by Green Day would go on to win a Grammy for 2005's Record of the Year.

  • Chuck Norris Facts

    In 2005, "Chuck Norris Facts" began to take-off in popularity.

  • The trial of Michael Jackson.

    During this time, the trial of pop singer Michael Jackson was taking place in Santa Barbara County. Jackson stood accused of child molestation as well as four counts of intoxicating a minor to molest him. The trial began on the 28th of February, 2005. It ended on the 13th of June, 2005, after Jackson was found not guilty.

  • Eurovision 2005

    The 2005 Eurovision song contest is held in Kiev, Ukraine. Greece win the contest with the song "My Number One" by Helena Paparizou.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 15 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since May 17th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 17th, 2005, will be 15 years of age.
  • People born in 2005 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1116284400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 17th, 2005:

  • April 19th, 2005: Rapper Blade Icewood is fatally shot in Detroit, Michigan.
  • April 19th, 2005: Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected as the new pope.
  • April 23rd, 2005: "Me at the zoo": The first ever Youtube video is uploaded by the website's co-founder Jawed Karim.
  • April 28th, 2005: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) is released.
  • April 30th, 2005: Chelsea win their first Premier League title in 50 years after a 2-0 victory away against Bolton.
  • May 5th, 2005: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after beating Manchester United on penalties.
  • May 6th, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • May 8th, 2005: Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa dies in Vancouver, Canada after being punched by an irate fan.
  • May 16th, 2005: The final episode of Everybody Loves Raymond is aired.
  • May 18th, 2005: 7-year-old Rahul Raju goes missing in Kerala, India.
  • May 19th, 2005: Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) is released.
  • May 25th, 2005: Carrie Underwood wins Season 4 of American Idol.
  • May 25th, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time.
  • May 27th, 2005: The Longest Yard (2005), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 27th, 2005: The animated movie Madagascar (2005) is released.
  • May 31st, 2005: Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
  • June 10th, 2005: Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) is released in cinemas.
  • June 11th, 2005: Boxing: Mike Tyson quits during his final boxing match against Kevin McBride.
  • June 13th, 2005: Pop singer Michael Jackson is found not guilty of sexual abuse.
  • June 15th, 2005: Batman Begins (2005) is released in cinemas.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 17th, 2005, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 17th, 2005 falls under the Beaver.
  • 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.

  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
  • 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.
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide - Nickelodeon TV show about the adventures of middle school teenager Ned Bigby.
  • Joey - Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.
  • Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
  • Deadwood - Western television series.

2005 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2005.

"The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" - "Avatar: The Last Airbender" - "Zoey 101" - "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" - "Veronica Mars" - "Unfabulous" - "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "Drake & Josh" - "One Tree Hill" - "My Life as a Teenage Robot" - "Teen Titans" - "That's So Raven" - "Jimmy Neutron" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "My Wife and Kids" - "Malcolm in the Middle" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "7th Heaven"


2005 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2005:

  • The PSP
  • Nintendo DS
  • RoboSapien
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

Weather

Weather information for May 17th, 2005:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on May 17th, 2005.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 17th, 2005 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 17th, 2005 is the 24th of February, 2006. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Lego Star Wars: The Video Game - Lego-based spin-off game that was based on the Star Wars universe.
  • God of War - Third-person adventure game.
  • Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - Game based on the television series.
  • Resident Evil 4 - Survival horror video game.
  • World of Warcraft - Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - The third game in the series.
  • Half-Life 2 - FPS game.
  • Halo 2 - FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.
  • Killzone - FPS game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Starring CJ.

17th of May

Events that have occurred on the 17th of May:

  • May 17th, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
  • May 17th, 1974: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Atletico Madrid 4-0.
  • May 17th, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
  • May 17th, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
  • May 17th, 1990: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
  • May 17th, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
  • May 17th, 1997: Football: Manchester United star Eric Cantona announces his retirement.
  • May 17th, 1997: FA Cup Final 1997: Chelsea secure their first major trophy in 26 years after they defeat Middlesbrough 2-0.
  • May 17th, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
  • May 17th, 2002: 2002 Irish general election: Fianna Fail are returned to power after winning 77 seats.
  • May 17th, 2002: Irish politics: Michael Noonan steps down as leader of Fine Gael.
  • May 17th, 2003: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after defeating Southampton 1-0.
  • May 17th, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
  • May 17th, 2008: Portsmouth win the FA Cup final after beating Cardiff City 1-0.
  • May 17th, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • May 17th, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.
  • May 17th, 2013: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will be leaving Real Madrid.
  • May 17th, 2014: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Hull City 3-2 in Extra Time.
  • May 17th, 2015: Rapper Chinx is shot dead in Queens, New York.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 17th, 2005.

  • 5,499 days have passed since this date.
  • 475,113,600 seconds have passed since the May 17th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 554,299,200 times.
  • Since May 17th, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 245,158,617,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 79,185,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,859,770 steps. That's about 18,160 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,701,363 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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