25th of May, 2006

The 25th of May, 2006, fell on a Thursday. Day 145 of 2006. Decade: 2000s.

13 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 25th of May, 2006.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 25th of May, 2006:

  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 25th of May, 2006:

  • United States: S.O.S. - Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Da Vinci Code" 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 25th of May, 2006.

  • MySpace

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

  • The growth of YouTube.

    During this period, video-sharing website YouTube was exploding in popularity. In December, 2005, the website was receiving 8 million views per day. By July of 2006, over 65,000 videos were being uploaded to YouTube every day.

  • Crocs

    Throughout 2006, foam clogs called Crocs surged in popularity; with sales tripling over the course of the year.

  • Bebo

    In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo (Blog Early Blog Often) is beginning to overtake its rival MySpace. Bebo is famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.

  • The Departed

    "The Departed" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2006.

  • 2006 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2006 included the likes of The Da Vinci Code, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Casino Royale, Night at the Museum, Cars, X-Men: The Last Stand, Mission: Impossible III, Superman Returns, Happy Feet, The Departed, The Pursuit of Happyness, Apocalypto and Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

  • Keira Knightley

    21-year-old English actress Keira Knightley is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2006.

  • Time Person of the Year 2006

    The Time Person of the Year 2006 is listed as "You". This is in recognition of how everyone has the ability to become a content creator on the Internet.

  • 2006 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2006 included Fergie, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Sean Paul, James Blunt, Daniel Powter, Chamillionaire, Rihanna, Nelly Furtado, Cassie, Gnarls Barkley, The Pussycat Dolls, Snow Patrol, Beyoncé and Akon.

  • Dixie Chicks - "Not Ready to Make Nice"

    "Not Ready to Make Nice" by the Dixie Chicks would go on to win a Grammy for 2006's Record of the Year.

  • LOLcats

    During this period of time, an Internet meme called "LOLcats" is beginning to take-off.

  • Eurovision 2006

    The 2006 Eurovision song contest is held in Athens, Greece. Finland win the contest with the song "Hard Rock Hallelujah" by Lordi.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 13 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 25th of May, 2006.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2006.
  • Leap Year: 2006 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 25th of May, 2006, will be 13 years of age.
  • People born in 2006 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1148511600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 25th of May, 2006:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 25th of May, 2006, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 25th of May, 2006 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television

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

  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - American comedy sitcom.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 25th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 25th of May, 2006:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.1 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 62.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.7cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 25th of May, 2006.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 25th of May, 2006 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 2005. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of May, 2006 is the 4th of March, 2007. (Rough Estimate).

25th of May

Events that have occurred on the 25th of May:

  • 25th of May, 1977: Star Wars is released in the US.
  • 25th of May, 1977: Football: Liverpool win the European Cup after defeating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1979: 273 people are killed when American Airlines Flight 191 crashes in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1979: "Boy on the Milk Carton": Six-year-old Etan Patz is kidnapped in Manhattan, New York City.
  • 25th of May, 1979: Ridley Scott's film Alien (1979) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1986: Hands Across America: 6.5 million people hold hands in a human chain
  • 25th of May, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time
  • 25th of May, 2005: Carrie Underwood wins Season 4 of American Idol.
  • 25th of May, 2018: Ireland votes to legalize abortion.
  • 25th of May, 1963: FA Cup Final 1963: Manchester United defeat Leicester City 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1967: Football: Celtic win the European Cup when a late 84th minute goal from Thomas Chalmers helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Internazionale.
  • 25th of May, 1975: The Golden State Warriors win the 1975 NBA Finals after they defeat the Washington Bullets 4-0.
  • 25th of May, 1978: The Unabomber's first bomb explodes in the parking lot of the University of Illinois in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Football: Hamburg win the European Cup after defeating Juventus 1-0.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Rambo III (1988) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Football: Dutch side PSV Eindhoven win the European Cup after defeating Benfica on penalties.
  • 25th of May, 1990: Back to the Future Part III (1990) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1990: The Witches (1990) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • 25th of May, 1998: The single "C'est la Vie" is released by Irish girl group B*Witched.
  • 25th of May, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
  • 25th of May, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Gareth Bale signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2011: Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
  • 25th of May, 2013: The 2013 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Bayern win after a late goal by Robben.

Computer Games

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

  • The Godfather - Video game based on The Godfather movie series.
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Final Fantasy XII - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - Tactical shooter.
  • Call of Duty 2 - The second game in the series.
  • F.E.A.R. - First-person shooter / survival horror game.
  • Fahrenheit - Interactive investigation game.
  • Battlefield 2 - FPS game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of May, 2006.

  • 5,016 days have passed since this date.
  • 433,386,000 seconds have passed since the 25th of May, 2006.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 505,617,000 times.
  • Since the 25th of May, 2006, earth has travelled approximately 223,627,176,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 72,231,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 37,271,196 steps. That's about 16,565 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,200,632 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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