May 3, 2007

May 3, 2007, was a Thursday. It was 17 years, 1 month, and 13 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on May 3, 2007?

  • Madeleine McCann disappears in Praia da Luz, Portugal.
Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 3, 2007:

  • United States: "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne
  • United Kingdom: "Beautiful Liar" by Beyonce & Shakira

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 3, 2007

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Give It To Me - Timbaland Featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake
  • Don't Matter - Akon
  • Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne
  • Glamorous - Fergie Featuring Ludacris
  • The Sweet Escape - Gwen Stefani Featuring Akon
Play the top singles from 2007
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2007. Take a trip back to the peak days of Leona Lewis, Rihanna, Fergie and Gwen Stefani.

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Disturbia" was at the top of the box office on May 3, 2007.


This date occurred 6,254 days ago. Approximately 208 months have passed. It was the 123rd day of 2007, in week 18. The decade was the 2000s. People who were born on May 3, 2007, are now 17 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. The Earth has experienced 69 seasons of weather since then.


The following comments about May 3, 2007, were submitted by our visitors:


It's crazy to think that it's been 15 years... I remember how the Madeleine McCann story was all over the news for weeks and weeks.
Posted on May 2, 2022 03:26


If Maddy was still alive, she'd be 18 years old. Nearly 19.
Posted on May 3, 2022 01:12


It's crazy how this case is still unsolved. Hopefully, they charge the German suspect.
Posted on May 3, 2022 20:57


16 years now... Praying they find her remains at that reservoir 🙏 Although it would be incredibly sad to know that she died in such a horrible manner, at least her family could lay her to rest and get some closure.
Posted on May 24, 2023 17:23

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Take me back to May 3, 2007

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is May 3, 2007, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 2007 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished.

In America, the song "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne is at the top of the singles charts, while "Beautiful Liar" by Beyonce & Shakira is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Disturbia is at the top of the box office. Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

On television, people are watching popular shows such as "King of the Hill", "Smallville", "Punk'd", and "Lost". Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or Bebo account. A rock music genre called "Emo" is extremely popular at the moment. The genre, which stands for "emotional hardcore", has created a subculture of "Emos" who dye their hair black and wear thick-framed glasses.

Meanwhile, in technology news, more and more people are beginning to use the Internet on their phones. This transition towards mobile Internet has been aided by the recent roll-out of faster 3G networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. It's 2007, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Sean Kingston, Soulja Boy and Nelly Furtado. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Eddie Jamaal Griffin, Luciano Pavarotti, Colin McRae, and Sean Taylor would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Scarface: The World Is Yours", "FIFA 07", "Final Fantasy XII", and "Pokémon Diamond Version". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Hannah Montana", and "The Hills". Children are playing with toys such as Bionicle LEGO, VideoNow (portable player), the Xbox 360, and the Nintendo Wii.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 3, 2007.

  • Madeleine McCann goes missing.

    Madeleine McCann goes missing

    A 3-year-old girl named Madeleine McCann disappeared from a holiday resort in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on May 3rd, 2007. The case received worldwide media attention in the weeks that followed.
  • Soulja Boy makes his debut.

    Soulja Boy makes his debut

    Rapper Soulja Boy released his debut single, "Crank That," in May 2007. The song went on to become one of the biggest hits of the year.
  • Looming financial crisis.

    Looming financial crisis

    Signs of a looming financial crisis began to appear in 2007. On April 2nd, 2007, a real estate investment trust called New Century filed for bankruptcy. A few months later, the banking group BNP Paribas started blocking withdrawals from some of its hedge funds. Home sales in the USA hit their peak in October 2007. In Ireland, a 4-year property bubble was beginning to burst. Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, the bank Northern Rock experienced a bank run.
  • Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    The song "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse went on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.
  • 2007 in music.

    2007 in music

    Popular music artists in 2007 included My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Daughtry, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, Avril Lavigne, Rihanna, T-Pain, Soulja Boy, Kanye West, Fergie, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Chris Brown and Timbaland.
  • The highest paid celebrities in 2007.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2007

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2007 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Elton John, Tom Cruise, Jay-Z and Steven Spielberg.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2007?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2007?

    In 2007, the best NBA players were Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Yao Ming, Gilbert Arenas, Tracy McGrady, Kevin Garnett, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and Chauncey Billups.
  • Time Person of the Year 2007.

    Time Person of the Year 2007

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin was named Time Person of the Year 2007.
  • Jessica Alba.

    Jessica Alba

    American actress Jessica Alba was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    In 2007, the best soccer players were Kaká, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Andrea Pirlo, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Cesc Fàbregas, Robinho and Francesco Totti.
  • 2007 in movies.

    2007 in movies

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2007 included the likes of 300, Transformers, Superbad, Shrek the Third, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Spider-Man 3, I Am Legend, Ratatouille, The Simpsons Movie, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Zodiac, American Gangster and No Country for Old Men.
  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm

    HD TV quickly became the norm during this time, as flat-screen televisions were starting to fall in price.
  • No Country for Old Men.

    No Country for Old Men

    "No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.
  • Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    Mobile Internet begins to take off

    Internet access on cellphones became common in the late 2000s. This transition was aided by the rollout of faster 3G Internet networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. Although many phones had Internet features at the start of the decade, they were often awkward and costly to use.
  • The HD DVD war.

    The HD DVD war

    Two HD DVD formats called Blu-ray and HD DVD were competing with each other to become the de facto high-definition standard. During this "war", certain movies and TV shows could only be found on Blu-ray or HD DVD, as film studios quickly aligned themselves with the format that they wanted to win. In rental stores, it was common to see a separate section for both of these formats. Of course, this often led to people buying or renting the wrong one.
  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars

    During the 2000s, people often brought digital cameras with them to clubs and bars. The following day, they would upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo. Although most phones had cameras, their picture quality was bad, especially in darker settings such as nightclubs.
  • Bebo.


    By this stage, a new social network called Bebo had become a huge hit in countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, and New Zealand. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins," and "Bebo Luv" features.
  • Music stores are going out of business.

    Music stores are going out of business

    Many music stores were closing their doors for the last time. The ease of downloading and streaming music meant that the business model of selling CDs was quickly becoming nonviable.
  • Happy Slapping.

    Happy Slapping

    A controversial fad called "Happy Slapping" originated in the United Kingdom during the mid-2000s. The trend involved slapping someone for the sole purpose of recording the incident with a camera phone.
  • MySpace.


    MySpace was the most popular social network in the world between 2005 and 2008. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs. It also had chat rooms and other features.
  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids

    "Scene Kids" became a big subculture in the latter half of the decade. Their fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors, and straight hair with long fringes.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 3, 2007.

  • April 6, 2007: The sci-fi movie Sunshine (2007) is released in cinemas.
  • April 10, 2007: Soccer: Manchester United thrash Roma 7-1 in the quarter finals of the Champions League.
  • April 15, 2007: The Sopranos episode "Stage 5" is aired: Johnny Sack dies of lung cancer in prison.
  • April 16, 2007: The Virginia Tech massacre occurs when Seung-Hui Cho goes on a shooting spree, killing 32 people.
  • April 23, 2007:
    • The song "Chocolate Rain" is released by Tay Zonday.
    • Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin dies from congestive heart failure.
  • April 25, 2007: John McCain announces his intention to run for President of the United States.
  • April 30, 2007: Lisa Stebic (37) goes missing from her home in Plainfield, Illinois.
  • May 2, 2007:
    • Rapper Soulja Boy releases his single "Crank That".
    • Football: A.C. Milan progress to the Champions League final after defeating Manchester United 3-0 at the San Siro.
  • This date: May 3, 2007
  • May 4, 2007:
    • Spider-Man 3 (2007) is released.
    • Football: Leeds United go into administration.
    • Paris Hilton is sentenced to 45 days in jail for a parole violation.
  • May 5, 2007:
    • 114 people die when Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashes after taking off from Douala International Airport in Cameroon.
    • "The World Awaits": Floyd Mayweather defeats Oscar De La Hoya by split decision.
  • May 6, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • May 10, 2007: UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announces that he will be resigning.
  • May 11, 2007: The film 28 Weeks Later (2007) is released.
  • May 13, 2007: The final episode of 7th Heaven is aired.
  • May 16, 2007: Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the new President of France.
  • May 19, 2007: Chelsea win the FA Cup after a late goal from Didier Drogba in Extra Time secures a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.
  • May 22, 2007: Fergie releases her song "Big Girls Don't Cry".
  • May 23, 2007:
    • AC Milan win the 2007 UEFA Champions League after defeating Liverpool 2-1.
    • Jordin Sparks wins the 6th season of American Idol.
  • May 24, 2007: 2007 Irish general election: Fianna Fail win 81 seats.
  • May 25, 2007:
    • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
    • Gareth Bale signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • May 26, 2007:
    • Sean Kingston releases his single "Beautiful Girls".
    • Actress Lindsay Lohan is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • May 29, 2007: LA Lakers owner Jerry Buss is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • June 1, 2007: The movie Knocked Up (2007), starring Seth Rogen, is released.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 3, 2007, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 3, 2007 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

Late 2000s fashion

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Late 2000s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in May 2007

Television shows that people were watching in May 2007:

TV shows from May 2007.

Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights
Ugly Betty
Ugly Betty
The Hills
The Hills
Yo Momma
Yo Momma
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Prison Break
Prison Break
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 2007

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Mr. Meaty
Mr. Meaty
Curious George
Curious George

The Hills
The Hills
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana
Wonder Pets!
Wonder Pets!
Ben 10
Ben 10
Everybody Hates Chris
Everybody Hates Chris
Johnny Test
Johnny Test
Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

Toys in 2007

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle
The Nintendo Wii
The Nintendo Wii
The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3
Pixel Chix
Pixel Chix
Bratz Babyz
Bratz Babyz
Amazing Amanda (doll)
Amazing Amanda (doll)
7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker
7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker
Magic Glow Doodle Bear
Magic Glow Doodle Bear
Doctor Dreadful Freaky Food Lab
Doctor Dreadful Freaky Food Lab
LEGO Star Wars
LEGO Star Wars
The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2007.

Pokémon Diamond Version 2007
Pokémon Diamond Version
God of War II 2007
God of War II
Wii Play 2007
Wii Play
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 2006
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Wii Sports 2006
Wii Sports
Medieval II: Total War 2006
Medieval II: Total War
Resistance: Fall of Man 2006
Resistance: Fall of Man
Call of Duty 3 2006
Call of Duty 3
Final Fantasy XII 2006
Final Fantasy XII
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2006
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Battlefield 2142 2006
Battlefield 2142
Bully 2006

Were you born on May 3, 2007?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2007.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out May 3, 2013, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 3.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Niccolo Machiavelli

Philosopher / Diplomat Deceased
Born on May 3, 1469
He was not alive on this date.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson

Boxer Deceased
Born on May 3, 1921
He was not alive on this date.

James Brown

James Brown

Singer Deceased
Born on May 3, 1933
He was not alive on this date.

Dule Hill

Dule Hill

Born on May 3, 1975
He turned 32 on this day in 2007.

Farrah Franklin

Farrah Franklin

Born on May 3, 1981
She turned 26 on this day in 2007.

Noah Munck

Noah Munck

Born on May 3, 1996
He turned 11 on this day in 2007.



Born on May 3, 1997
He turned 10 on this day in 2007.



National holidays and famous events that fall on May 3:


US President

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on May 3, 2007.


UK Prime Minister

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 3, 2007 was most likely conceived around August 10, 2006.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 3, 2007 is close to January 24, 2008.

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Stats for May 3, 2007


Here are some interesting statistics about May 3, 2007:

  • 6,254 days have passed since this date.
  • 893 weeks have passed.
  • 540,345,600 seconds have passed since May 3, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 630,403,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 278,818,329,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 90,057,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 46,469,722 steps. That's roughly 20,653 miles.
  • 6,484,147 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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