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May 23rd, 2007.

May 23rd, 2007, was a Wednesday. It was day 143 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.

13 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since May 23rd, 2007.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On this day.

What happened on May 23rd, 2007?

  • The 2007 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Liverpool and AC Milan. Milan win 2-1.
  • Jordin Sparks wins the 6th season of American Idol.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 23rd, 2007.

  • United States: Buy U A Drank - T-Pain & Yung Joc
  • United Kingdom: Umbrella - Rihanna

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Shrek the Third" was at the top of the box office on May 23rd, 2007.

Take me back to May 23rd, 2007!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 23rd, 2007 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. The summer of 2007 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Buy U A Drank by T-Pain & Yung Joc is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Umbrella by Rihanna is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Shrek the Third 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 "24", "One Tree Hill", "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "The Hills". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Scarface: The World Is Yours", "Saints Row", "Battlefield 2142" and "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Drake & Josh", "Avatar: The Last Airbender", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" and "Hannah Montana". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 23rd, 2007.

  • MySpace.

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

  • 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.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.

  • 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.

  • Jessica Alba.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chocolate Rain.

    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.

  • Madeleine McCann.

    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.

  • Paris Hilton.

    American socialite Paris Hilton became the focus of media attention after a judge sentenced her to 45 days in jail for a probation violation.

  • Eurovision 2007.

    The 2007 Eurovision song contest is held in Helsinki, Finland. Serbia win the contest with the song "Molitva" by Marija Serifovic.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 13 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since May 23rd, 2007.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2007.
  • Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 23rd, 2007, will be 13 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2007 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1179874800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 23rd, 2007.

  • 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.
  • May 4th, 2007: Spider-Man 3 (2007) is released.
  • May 4th, 2007: Football: Leeds United go into administration.
  • May 4th, 2007: Paris Hilton is sentenced to 45 days in jail for a parole violation.
  • May 5th, 2007: 114 people die when Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashes after taking off from Douala International Airport in Cameroon.
  • May 6th, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • May 10th, 2007: UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announces that he will resign.
  • May 11th, 2007: The film 28 Weeks Later (2007) is released.
  • May 13th, 2007: The final episode of 7th Heaven is aired.
  • May 16th, 2007: Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the new President of France.
  • May 19th, 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 22nd, 2007: Fergie releases her song "Big Girls Don't Cry".
  • This date: May 23rd, 2007
  • May 24th, 2007: 2007 Irish general election: Fianna Fail win 81 seats.
  • May 25th, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
  • May 25th, 2007: Gareth Bale signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • May 26th, 2007: Sean Kingston releases his single "Beautiful Girls".
  • May 26th, 2007: Actress Lindsay Lohan is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • May 29th, 2007: LA Lakers owner Jerry Buss is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • June 1st, 2007: The movie Knocked Up (2007), starring Seth Rogen, is released.
  • June 7th, 2007: The viral video "Keyboard Cat" is uploaded to Youtube.
  • June 8th, 2007: Ocean's Thirteen (2007) is released.
  • June 8th, 2007: Paris Hilton is returned to jail after a judge overrules an order resentencing her to home confinement.
  • June 10th, 2007: The last episode of The Sopranos is aired.
  • June 12th, 2007: Rihanna releases her single "Shut Up and Drive".
  • June 14th, 2007: The San Antonio Spurs win the 2007 NBA Finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0.
  • June 14th, 2007: Actor Michael Barrymore is arrested on suspicion of the murder of Stuart Lubbock at his house in March, 2001.
  • June 15th, 2007: Timbaland releases the song "The Way I Are".
  • June 19th, 2007: Wrestling: Chris Benoit wrestles in his final match.
  • June 20th, 2007: NBA: Reports emerge that referee Tim Donaghy has been placing bets on games.
  • June 22nd, 2007: It is announced that actor Eddie Murphy has been confirmed as the father of Spice Girl Melanie Brown's daughter Angel.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 23rd, 2007, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 23rd, 2007 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • 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.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Kid's TV shows on May 23rd, 2007.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2007.

  • Curious George
  • The Hills
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Hannah Montana
  • Ben 10
  • Everybody Hates Chris
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Zoey 101
  • Unfabulous
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • Drake & Josh
  • One Tree Hill
  • That's So Raven
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy

Popular toys and games in 2007.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2007.

  • The Nintendo Wii
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Battlefield 2142 - First-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
  • 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.
  • Dead Rising - Open world, survival horror beat 'em up game.
  • Scarface: The World Is Yours - Open world crime game that is based on the movie Scarface.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 23rd of May.

  • May 23rd, 1908: John Bardeen (American physicist) (Deceased)
  • May 23rd, 1950: Bill Barr (US Attorney General) turned 57 on this day in 2007.
  • May 23rd, 1958: Drew Carey (Actor) turned 49 on this day in 2007.
  • May 23rd, 1965: Melissa McBride (Actress) turned 42 on this day in 2007.
  • May 23rd, 1991: Aaron Donald (NFL player) turned 16 on this day in 2007.
  • May 23rd, 1999: James Charles (Internet personality) turned 8 on this day in 2007.

Weather on May 23rd, 2007.

Historical weather information for May 23rd, 2007.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on May 23rd, 2007.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 23rd, 2007.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 23rd, 2007 was most likely conceived around the 13th of August, 2006.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 23rd, 2007 is close to the 1st of March, 2008.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 23rd, 2007.

  • A total of 5,097 days have passed since this date.
  • 728 weeks have passed.
  • 440,380,800 seconds have passed since the May 23rd, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 513,777,600 times.
  • Since May 23rd, 2007, the earth has travelled approximately 227,236,492,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,396,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 37,872,749 steps. That's about 16,832 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,284,570 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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