23rd of May, 2007

The 23rd of May, 2007, fell on a Wednesday. Day 143 of 2007. Decade: 2000s.

13 years, 0 months and 4 days have passed since the 23rd of May, 2007.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 23rd of May, 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 Singles

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

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Shrek the Third" 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 23rd of May, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 0 months and 4 days have passed since the 23rd of May, 2007.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2007.
  • Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 23rd of May, 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 1179874800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 23rd of May, 2007:

  • 23rd of April, 2007: Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin dies from congestive heart failure.
  • 25th of April, 2007: John McCain announces his intention to run for President of the United States.
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Rapper Soulja Boy releases his single "Crank That".
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Football: A.C. Milan progress to the Champions League final after defeating Manchester United 3-0 at the San Siro
  • 3rd of May, 2007: Madeleine McCann disappears in Praia da Luz, Portugal.
  • 4th of May, 2007: Spider-Man 3 (2007) is released.
  • 4th of May, 2007: Football: Leeds United go into administration.
  • 4th of May, 2007: Paris Hilton is sentenced to 45 days in jail for a parole violation.
  • 5th of May, 2007: 114 people die when Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashes after taking off from Douala International Airport in Cameroon.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal
  • 6th of May, 2007: Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the new president of France.
  • 10th of May, 2007: UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announces that he will resign.
  • 11th of May, 2007: The film 28 Weeks Later (2007) is released.
  • 13th of May, 2007: The final episode of 7th Heaven is aired.
  • 19th of May, 2007: Chelsea win the FA Cup after a late goal from Didier Drogba in Extra Time secures a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.
  • 24th of May, 2007: 2007 Irish general election: Fianna Fail win 81 seats.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Gareth Bale signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • 26th of May, 2007: Sean Kingston releases his single "Beautiful Girls".
  • 26th of May, 2007: Actress Lindsay Lohan is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • 1st of June, 2007: The movie Knocked Up (2007), starring Seth Rogen, is released.
  • 7th of June, 2007: The viral video "Keyboard Cat" is uploaded to Youtube.
  • 8th of June, 2007: Ocean's Thirteen (2007) is released.
  • 8th of June, 2007: Paris Hilton is returned to jail after a judge overrules an order resentencing her to home confinement.
  • 10th of June, 2007: The last episode of The Sopranos is aired.
  • 14th of June, 2007: The San Antonio Spurs win the 2007 NBA Finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0.
  • 20th of June, 2007: NBA: Reports emerge that referee Tim Donaghy has been placing bet's on games.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 23rd of May, 2007, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 23rd of May, 2007 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.

2007 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"


2007 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2007:

  • Nintendo Wii
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 23rd of May, 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

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 23rd of May, 2007 was probably conceived around the 13th of August, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 23rd of May, 2007 is the 1st of March, 2008. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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.

23rd of May

Events that have occurred on the 23rd of May:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 4,753 days have passed since this date.
  • 410,659,200 seconds have passed since the 23rd of May, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 479,102,400 times.
  • Since the 23rd of May, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 211,900,147,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,443,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,316,691 steps. That's about 15,696 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,927,910 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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