18th of May, 2005

The 18th of May, 2005, fell on a Wednesday. Day 138 of 2005. Decade: 2000s.

14 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since the 18th of May, 2005.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of May, 2005:

  • 7-year-old Rahul Raju goes missing in Kerala, India.


Music Singles

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

  • 14 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since the 18th of May, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of May, 2005, will be 14 years of age.
  • People born in 2005 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1116370800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of May, 2005:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of May, 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: The 18th of May, 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" - "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 18th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 18th of May, 2005:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 50.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.61 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 18th of May, 2005.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of May, 2005 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of May, 2005 is the 25th 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.

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, 2001: Shrek (2001) is released.
  • 18th of May, 2003: The song "Crazy in Love" is released by Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z.
  • 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.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of May, 2005.

  • 5,435 days have passed since this date.
  • 469,584,000 seconds have passed since the 18th of May, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 547,848,000 times.
  • Since the 18th of May, 2005, earth has travelled approximately 242,305,344,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 78,264,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,384,224 steps. That's about 17,949 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,635,008 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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