May 31st, 2009, fell on a Sunday. It was day 151 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.
11 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since May 31st, 2009.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 31st, 2009:
Italian defender Paolo Maldini plays his final game.
George Tiller is murdered by an anti-abortion extremist in Wichita, Kansas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 31st, 2009:
United States: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
United Kingdom: Bonkers - Dizzee Rascal & Armand van Helden
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Up" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 31st, 2009 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer of 2009 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Boom Boom Pow by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bonkers by Dizzee Rascal & Armand van Helden is the number one hit song.
Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Up 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 "King of the Hill", "Dora the Explorer", "House" and "The Office". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead Space", "Call of Duty: World at War", "Resident Evil 5" and "Minecraft". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Peppa Pig", "Go, Diego, Go!" and "Glee".
Popular toys include the likes of "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 31st, 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.
Who were the best football players in 2009?
In 2009, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Andrés Iniesta, Samuel Eto'o, Kaká, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Wayne Rooney, Didier Drogba and Steven Gerrard.
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.
Who were the best NBA players in 2009?
In 2009, the best NBA players were LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Paul Pierce, Tim Duncan, Yao Ming, Brandon Roy, Chris Paul, Pau Gasol, Carmelo Anthony, Shaquille O'Neal, Chauncey Billups and Tony Parker.
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:
This date fell on a weekend.
11 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since May 31st, 2009.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 2009.
Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 31st, 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 1243724400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 31st, 2009:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 31st, 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 31st, 2009 was probably conceived around the 21st of August, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 31st, 2009 is the 10th of March, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on May 31st, 2009.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 31st, 2009.
4,252 days have passed since this date.
367,376,400 seconds have passed since the May 31st, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 428,605,800 times.
Since May 31st, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 189,566,222,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 61,229,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,594,370 steps. That's about 14,042 miles!
Since this date, 4,408,517 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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