2nd of May, 2009

The 2nd of May, 2009, fell on a Saturday. Day 122 of 2009. Decade: 2000s.

11 years, 1 months and 1 days have passed since the 2nd of May, 2009.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of May, 2009:

  • United States: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
  • United Kingdom: Number 1 - Tinchy Strider

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" 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 2nd of May, 2009.

  • Facebook

    During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.

  • Dubstep

    Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • The Hurt Locker

    "The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.

  • 2009 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2009 included the likes of Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012, Up, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sherlock Holmes, Angels & Demons, The Hangover, Inglorious Basterds, Zombieland, District 9 and The Blind Side.

  • Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.

  • Time Person of the Year 2009

    Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.

  • 2009 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.

  • Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon would go on to win a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.

  • Swine Flu

    Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 11 years, 1 months and 1 days have passed since the 2nd of May, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of May, 2009, will be 11 years of age.
  • People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1241218800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of May, 2009:

  • 2nd of April, 2009: The TV show "ER" comes to an end after nearly fifteen years.
  • 7th of April, 2009: Irish politics: Brian Lenihan delivers the 2009 Irish emergency budget.
  • 14th of April, 2009: Football: Chelsea knock Liverpool out of the Champions League quarter finals after a thrilling 4-4 game at Stamford Bridge
  • 24th of April, 2009: The WHO expresses its concern at the rapid spread of Swine Flu.
  • 25th of April, 2009: The Golden Girls actress Bea Arthur dies from cancer.
  • 1st of May, 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way
  • 8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.
  • 16th of May, 2009: Manchester United clinch their third successive Premier League title after drawing 0-0 against Arsenal.
  • 17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 18th of May, 2009: Rapper "Dolla" is shot dead in Los Angeles, California.
  • 20th of May, 2009: Kris Allen wins the 8th season of American Idol.
  • 21st of May, 2009: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "I Gotta Feeling".
  • 24th of May, 2009: Football: Newcastle United are relegated from the Premier League.
  • 26th of May, 2009: Mike Tyson's three-year-old daughter Exodus passes away after suffering an accident on an exercise treadmill.
  • 27th of May, 2009: The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 2-0.
  • 27th of May, 2009: Node.js is released.
  • 30th of May, 2009: Chelsea win the FA Cup final after beating Everton 2-1.
  • 31st of May, 2009: Italian defender Paolo Maldini plays his final game.
  • 31st of May, 2009: George Tiller is murdered by an anti-abortion extremist in Wichita, Kansas.
  • 1st of June, 2009: 228 people are killed when Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of May, 2009, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of May, 2009 falls under the Beaver.
  • 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.

  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • 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.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

2009 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2009.

"Sonny with a Chance" - "The Suite Life on Deck" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Everybody Hates Chris" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 2nd of May, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 2nd of May, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of May, 2009 was probably conceived around the 23rd of July, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of May, 2009 is the 9th of February, 2010. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 2nd of May, 2009.

  • Chelsea defeat Fulham 3-1.
  • Man City defeat Blackburn 3-1.
  • Middlesbrough lose 2-0 at home to Man United.
  • Portsmouth lose 3-0 at home to Arsenal.
  • Stoke lose 1-0 at home to West Ham.
  • Tottenham defeat West Brom 1-0.
  • Wigan and Bolton draw 0-0.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
  • Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Call of Duty: World at War - Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.
  • Mirror's Edge - Adventure platform game.
  • Fallout 3 - Open-world role-playing game.
  • Dead Space - Sci-fi horror survival game.
  • Saints Row 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - Solid Snake returns in the fourth installment in the series.

2nd of May

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of May:

  • 2nd of May, 1519: Leonardo da Vinci dies.
  • 2nd of May, 1997: The Labour Party in Britain return to power after 18 years.
  • 2nd of May, 1997: Tony Blair becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 2nd of May, 1998: English footballer Justin Fashanu commits suicide.
  • 2nd of May, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • 2nd of May, 1962: Football: Portuguese side Benfica win the European Cup after they defeat Real Madrid 5-3 at the Olympisch Stadion in Amsterdam.
  • 2nd of May, 1964: FA Cup Final 1964: West Ham United defeat Preston North End 3-2.
  • 2nd of May, 1972: 91 people are killed by a fire at the Sunshine Mine in Idaho.
  • 2nd of May, 1993: Football: Manchester United win their first league title in 26 years.
  • 2nd of May, 2003: The X-Men movie X2 (2003) is released.
  • 2nd of May, 2004: Football: Leeds United are relegated from the Premier League after a 4-1 defeat at Bolton.
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Football: A.C. Milan progress to the Champions League final after defeating Manchester United 3-0 at the San Siro
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Rapper Soulja Boy releases his single "Crank That".
  • 2nd of May, 2008: The movie Iron Man (2008) is released.
  • 2nd of May, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
  • 2nd of May, 2016: Afeni Shakur passes away.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 2nd of May, 2009.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of May, 2009.

  • 4,050 days have passed since this date.
  • 349,920,000 seconds have passed since the 2nd of May, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 408,240,000 times.
  • Since the 2nd of May, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 180,558,720,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 58,320,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,093,120 steps. That's about 13,375 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,199,040 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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