May 22nd, 2009, fell on a Friday. It was day 142 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
11 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since May 22nd, 2009.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 22nd, 2009:
United States: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Night at the Museum II" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 22nd, 2009 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
The summer of 2009 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. The song Boom Boom Pow by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Night at the Museum II is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister. A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace. A music genre called Dubstep has started to go mainstream.
It's 2009, so the music charts are filled with artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Taylor Swift and T.I. The term "hipster" is currently growing in use. The word is being used to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Smallville", "Lost", "CSI: NY" and "Real Housewives of New York City".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout 3", "Mirror's Edge", "Call of Duty: World at War" and "Left 4 Dead". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "LazyTown", "Hannah Montana" and "Phineas and Ferb". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "WALL-E toys".
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 22nd, 2009.
During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.
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.
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.
Throughout much of 2009, there was public concern as heavy media coverage focused on the spread of a Swine Flu pandemic.
The 2009 Eurovision song contest is held in Moscow, Russia. Norway win the contest with the song "Fairytale" by Alexander Rybak.
Basic facts and information about this date:
11 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since May 22nd, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 22nd, 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 1242946800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 22nd, 2009:
April 24th, 2009: The WHO expresses its concern at the rapid spread of Swine Flu.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 22nd, 2009?
Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on May 22nd, 2009 was probably conceived around the 12th of August, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 22nd, 2009 is the 1st of March, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
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.
Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on May 22nd, 2009.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 22nd, 2009.
4,212 days have passed since this date.
363,920,400 seconds have passed since the May 22nd, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 424,573,800 times.
Since May 22nd, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 187,782,926,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 60,653,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,297,154 steps. That's about 13,910 miles!
Since this date, 4,367,045 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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