May 2nd, 2014

May 2nd, 2014, fell on a Friday. It was day 122 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since May 2nd, 2014.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 2nd, 2014:

  • English publicist Max Clifford is sentenced to 8 years in prison for 8 counts of indecent assault against four victims.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 2nd, 2014:

  • United States: Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • United Kingdom: Hideaway - Kiesza

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 2nd, 2014 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2014 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Happy by Pharrell Williams is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Hideaway by Kiesza is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment.

It is 2014, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Lorde and Jason Derulo. A new Internet slang phrase called "Sliding into your DMs" is becoming popular at the moment. Memes are currently being made about Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, who recently slipped during an important game against Chelsea, which gave them the opportunity score.

US President Barack Obama has placed economic sanctions on Russia following its recent annexation of Crimea. Tributes are pouring in for English actor Bob Hoskins, who recently passed away at the age of 71. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Game of Thrones", "American Horror Story" and "Rick and Morty".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "ARMA 3", "Grand Theft Auto V", "Rust" and "DayZ". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "LazyTown", "Glee", "Team Umizoomi" and "Jessie". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "The Wii U", "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One" and "Frozen dolls".


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 2nd, 2014.

  • Birdman

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • 2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Who were the best football players in 2014?

    In 2014, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller, Philipp Lahm, Neymar, James Rodríguez, Toni Kroos, Ángel Di María and Diego Costa.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    The best NBA players in 2014 were as follows: Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul.

  • 2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • Donald Sterling's Ban

    On the 29th of April, 2014, the NBA announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling had received a lifetime ban and a fine of $2.5 million dollars.

  • Eurovision 2014

    The 2014 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Austria win the contest with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" by Conchita Wurst.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since May 2nd, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 2nd, 2014, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1398985200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 2nd, 2014:

  • April 7th, 2014: Peaches Geldof is discovered dead in her home.
  • April 8th, 2014: Former wrestler "The Ultimate Warrior" (James Brian Hellwig) dies from a heart attack at the age of 54.
  • April 13th, 2014: The Game of Thrones episode "The Lion and the Rose" is aired: King Joffrey is poisoned.
  • April 14th, 2014: Boko Haram abduct 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria.
  • April 17th, 2014: Justin Bieber crashes Drake Bell's album release party.
  • April 22nd, 2014: Football: Manchester United sack David Moyes.
  • April 25th, 2014: A recording of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks is published by TMZ.
  • April 25th, 2014: The Flint water crisis begins when the city switches its water source to the Flint River.
  • April 27th, 2014: Football: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard slips during an important game against Chelsea - allowing Demba Ba to score.
  • April 28th, 2014: The US places economic sanctions on Russia.
  • April 28th, 2014: English publicist Max Clifford is found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault against four victims.
  • April 29th, 2014: NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces that LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life following racist remarks he made about black players.
  • April 29th, 2014: English actor Bob Hoskins passes away.
  • This date: May 2nd, 2014
  • May 5th, 2014: Football: Crystal Palace dash Liverpool's title chances after scoring three goals in nine minutes.
  • May 11th, 2014: Manchester City win the Premier League after a 2-0 victory over West Ham.
  • May 12th, 2014: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacks her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at The Standard Hotel in New York City.
  • May 12th, 2014: Soccer: Rio Ferdinand leaves Manchester United.
  • May 13th, 2014: Soccer: Tottenham Hotspur sack manager Tim Sherwood.
  • May 17th, 2014: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Hull City 3-2 in Extra Time.
  • May 19th, 2014: Soccer player Ryan Giggs announces his retirement.
  • May 19th, 2014: Louis van Gaal becomes the new manager of Manchester United.
  • May 20th, 2014: Josh Kaufman wins the sixth season of The Voice.
  • May 21st, 2014: Caleb Johnson wins the 13th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2014: The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
  • May 24th, 2014: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are married in Florence, Italy.
  • May 27th, 2014: Soccer: Mauricio Pochettino becomes the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • June 1st, 2014: The Game of Thrones episode "The Mountain and the Viper" is aired: Oberyn Martell is killed during a duel with The Mountain.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 2nd, 2014, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 2nd, 2014 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • 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.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2014.

  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Sam & Cat
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2014 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2014:

  • Frozen dolls
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • The Wii U

Video Games

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

  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • DayZ - Survival video game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Dead Rising 3 - Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Batman: Arkham Origins - Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • ARMA 3 - Military tactical shooter video game.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.
  • Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
  • The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 2nd of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 2nd, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.16cm.

US President

Who was the US President on May 2nd, 2014?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 2nd, 2014?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 2nd, 2014 was probably conceived around the 23rd of July, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 2nd, 2014 is the 9th of February, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 2nd, 2014.

  • 2,543 days have passed since this date.
  • 219,715,200 seconds have passed since the May 2nd, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 256,334,400 times.
  • Since May 2nd, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 113,373,043,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 36,619,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,895,507 steps. That's about 8,398 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,636,582 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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