May 11th, 2007, fell on a Friday. It was day 131 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
13 years, 1 months and 29 days have passed since May 11th, 2007.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 11th, 2007:
The film 28 Weeks Later (2007) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 11th, 2007:
United States: Makes Me Wonder - Maroon 5
United Kingdom: Beautiful Liar - Beyonce & Shakira
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Spider-Man 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 11th, 2007 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer of 2007 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.
In America, the song Makes Me Wonder by Maroon 5 is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Beautiful Liar by Beyonce & Shakira is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Spider-Man 3 is at the top of the Box Office.
Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The King of Queens", "Dora the Explorer", "The Wire" and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Scarface: The World Is Yours", "Just Cause", "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance" and "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Drake & Josh", "LazyTown", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "Nintendo Wii".
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 11th, 2007.
Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
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.
No Country for Old Men
"No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.
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.
American actress Jessica Alba is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.
Time Person of the Year 2007
Russian leader Vladimir Putin is named as the Time Person of the Year 2007.
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.
Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"
"Rehab" by Amy Winehouse would go on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.
During this period, a Youtube music video called "Chocolate Rain" by Tay Zonday is going viral.
Looming financial crisis.
Signs of a looming financial crisis are beginning to appear. On the 2nd of April, 2007, a real estate investment trust called New Century files for bankruptcy. On the 9th of August, 2007, banking group BNP Paribas begins to block withdrawals from some of its hedge funds. Home sales in the USA hit their peak in October of 2007. In Ireland, a 4-year property bubble is beginning to burst. In the United Kingdom, Northern Rock experiences a bank run.
On the 3rd of May, 2007, three-year-old Madeleine McCann disappeared from a holiday resort in Praia da Luz in Portugal. The case receives widespread media attention.
American socialite Paris Hilton became the focus of media attention after a judge sentenced her to 45 days in jail for a probation violation.
The 2007 Eurovision song contest is held in Helsinki, Finland. Serbia win the contest with the song "Molitva" by Marija Serifovic.
Basic facts and information about this date:
13 years, 1 months and 29 days have passed since May 11th, 2007.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2007.
Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 11th, 2007, will be 13 years of age.
People born in 2007 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1178838000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 11th, 2007:
April 16th, 2007: The Virginia Tech massacre occurs when Seung-Hui Cho goes on a shooting spree, killing 32 people.
April 23rd, 2007: Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin dies from congestive heart failure.
April 25th, 2007: John McCain announces his intention to run for President of the United States.
May 2nd, 2007: Rapper Soulja Boy releases his single "Crank That".
May 2nd, 2007: Football: A.C. Milan progress to the Champions League final after defeating Manchester United 3-0 at the San Siro.
May 3rd, 2007: Madeleine McCann disappears in Praia da Luz, Portugal.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Released for the Nintendo Wii.
Resistance: Fall of Man - Sci-fi first-person shooter game that was released on the PS3.
Call of Duty 3 - The third game in the series.
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance - Action RPG game.
Bully - Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
Just Cause - Open world adventure game.
Saints Row - Open world adventure game. The first game in the series.
Scarface: The World Is Yours - Open world crime game that is based on the movie Scarface.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 11th, 2007.
4,808 days have passed since this date.
415,411,200 seconds have passed since the May 11th, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 484,646,400 times.
Since May 11th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 214,352,179,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 69,235,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,725,363 steps. That's about 15,878 miles!
Since this date, 4,984,934 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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