May 17th, 2013

May 17th, 2013, fell on a Friday. It was day 137 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since May 17th, 2013.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 17th, 2013:

  • It is announced that Jose Mourinho will be leaving Real Madrid.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 17th, 2013:

  • United States: Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • United Kingdom: Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Star Trek Into Darkness" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 17th, 2013 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer of 2013 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Can't Hold Us by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Get Lucky by Daft Punk is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Star Trek Into Darkness is at the top of the Box Office.

It's 2013, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars. The world is shocked by news that Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Georgina DeJesus have been found alive in Cleveland, Ohio after 11 years of being missing. The three women had been imprisoned by a man called Ariel Castro up until recently, when Amanda Berry and her daughter managed to escape and alert authorities. Underdogs Wigan Athletic have won the FA Cup after pulling off an unexpected 1-0 victory over favorites Manchester City.

Real Madrid have announced that manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club. There is now speculation about which club he will join next. People are watching popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother", "Sons of Anarchy", "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Sleeping Dogs", "Halo 4", "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" and "Metro: Last Light".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Good Luck Charlie" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".


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 17th, 2013.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • 2013 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.

  • Mila Kunis

    Actress Mila Kunis is the flavour of 2013 as she is named as FHM's sexiest woman.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013

    Newly-elected Pope Francis is named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • 2013 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) would go on to win a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • Vine.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.

  • Eurovision 2013

    The 2013 Eurovision song contest is held in Malmo, Sweden. Denmark win the contest with the song "Only Teardrops" by Emmelie de Forest.

  • Amanda Berry, Georgina DeJesus and Michele Knight are found alive.

    On the 6th of May, 2013, three women who had been missing for a decade were found alive. Amanda Berry, Georgina DeJesus, and Michele Knight had all been held captive by Ariel Castro at his house in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Rob Ford

    There are widespread media reports that a video clip of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine exists.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 7 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since May 17th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 17th, 2013, will be 7 years of age.
  • People born in 2013 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1368745200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 17th, 2013:

  • April 19th, 2013: Daft Punk release their single "Get Lucky".
  • April 21st, 2013: Football: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez bites Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
  • April 22nd, 2013: Manchester United win the Premier League after defeating Aston Villa 3-0 at Old Trafford.
  • April 30th, 2013: Windows Live Messenger (formerly known as MSN Messenger) is discontinued for English speakers.
  • May 3rd, 2013: Iron Man 3 (2013) is released in cinemas.
  • May 6th, 2013: Amanda Berry, Michele Knight and Georgina DeJesus are all found alive after having been missing for a decade.
  • May 7th, 2013: Rapper Ja Rule is released from prison after serving time for tax evasion.
  • May 8th, 2013: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announces his retirement.
  • May 9th, 2013: Football: Manchester United announce that David Moyes will be taking over as manager.
  • May 11th, 2013: Wigan Athletic win the FA Cup after defeating Manchester City 1-0.
  • May 16th, 2013: Candice Glover wins the 12th season of American Idol.
  • May 18th, 2013: David Beckham plays his final game.
  • May 19th, 2013: Football: Paul Scholes plays his final game for Manchester United.
  • May 20th, 2013: Football: It is announced that Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club.
  • May 25th, 2013: The 2013 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Bayern win after a late goal by Robben.
  • June 3rd, 2013: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the manager of Chelsea for the second time.
  • June 3rd, 2013: Actress Jiah Khan commits suicide at her home in Juhu, Mumbai.
  • June 7th, 2013: Serial killer Richard Ramirez dies of cancer.
  • June 14th, 2013: The game "The Last of Us" is released on PS3.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 17th, 2013, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 17th, 2013 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.

  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.

2013 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2013.

"Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Good Luck Charlie" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Big Time Rush" - "Glee" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

Weather

Weather information for May 17th, 2013:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 55.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 13 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 17th, 2013.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 17th, 2013 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 2012. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 17th, 2013 is the 24th of February, 2014. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Metro: Last Light - Apocalyptic FPS game.
  • BioShock Infinite - FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
  • Tomb Raider - Reboot of the original series.
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines - FPS based on the Alien film series.
  • Dead Space 3 - Survival horror game.
  • DmC: Devil May Cry - Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
  • Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.
  • Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
  • Sleeping Dogs - An open-world adventure game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 17th, 2013.

  • 2,683 days have passed since this date.
  • 231,811,200 seconds have passed since the May 17th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 270,446,400 times.
  • Since May 17th, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 119,614,579,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,635,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,935,763 steps. That's about 8,860 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,781,734 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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