7th of May, 2009

The 7th of May, 2009, fell on a Thursday. Day 127 of 2009. Decade: 2000s.

11 years, 0 months and 21 days have passed since the 7th of May, 2009.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th 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 7th 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:

  • 11 years, 0 months and 21 days have passed since the 7th of May, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th 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 1241650800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of May, 2009:

  • 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.
  • 3rd of June, 2009: Actor David Carradine is found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 5th of June, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th 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 7th 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 7th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 7th of May, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 55.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.38cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.56 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 7th of May, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of May, 2009 was probably conceived around the 28th of July, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of May, 2009 is the 14th of February, 2010. (Rough Estimate).

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.

7th of May

Events that have occurred on the 7th of May:

  • 7th of May, 1915: The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is torpedoed by a German U-boat.
  • 7th of May, 1966: Irish bank workers go on strike.
  • 7th of May, 2000: Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as the President of Russia.
  • 7th of May, 1960: FA Cup Final 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers defeat Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
  • 7th of May, 1972: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1972 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-1.
  • 7th of May, 1972: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders hitchhikers Mary Ann Pesce and Anita Mary Luchessa near Alameda, California.
  • 7th of May, 1986: Football: Steaua Bucuresti win the European Cup after defeating Barcelona on penalties.
  • 7th of May, 1992: Sir Mix-a-Lot releases his single "Baby Got Back".
  • 7th of May, 1993: The song "Whoomp! (There It Is)" is released.
  • 7th of May, 1997: The movie The Fifth Element (1997) is released.
  • 7th of May, 1999: The Mummy (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • 7th of May, 2004: Van Helsing (2004) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2010: The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2013: Rapper Ja Rule is released from prison after serving time for tax evasion.
  • 7th of May, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • 7th of May, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • 7th of May, 2019: Liverpool overturn a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona in the Champions League.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of May, 2009.

  • 4,039 days have passed since this date.
  • 348,969,600 seconds have passed since the 7th of May, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 407,131,200 times.
  • Since the 7th of May, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 180,068,313,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 58,161,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,011,386 steps. That's about 13,338 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,187,635 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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