May 17th, 2007, fell on a Thursday. It was day 137 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
13 years, 11 months and 4 days have passed since May 17th, 2007.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 17th, 2007:
United States: Makes Me Wonder - Maroon 5
United Kingdom: Baby's Coming Back - McFly
Movie Box Office
Which 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 17th, 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.
In America, the song Makes Me Wonder by Maroon 5 is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Baby's Coming Back by McFly 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.
In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a 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 frame glasses.
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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Futurama", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Boston Legal". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead Rising", "Saints Row", "Just Cause" and "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "One Tree Hill", "Peppa Pig" and "Hannah Montana". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 17th, 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.
Who were the best football players in 2007?
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.
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.
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.
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, 11 months and 4 days have passed since May 17th, 2007.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2007.
Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 17th, 2007, will be 13 years of age.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on May 17th, 2007.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 17th, 2007.
5,088 days have passed since this date.
439,603,200 seconds have passed since the May 17th, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 512,870,400 times.
Since May 17th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 226,835,251,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,267,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 37,805,875 steps. That's about 16,803 miles!
Since this date, 5,275,238 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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