May 23rd, 2014, fell on a Friday. It was day 143 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.
6 years, 2 months and 23 days have passed since May 23rd, 2014.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 23rd, 2014:
The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 23rd, 2014:
United States: All of Me - John Legend
United Kingdom: Waves - Mr Probz
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 23rd, 2014 and it's a Friday. People 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 All of Me by John Legend is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Waves by Mr Probz is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past is at the top of the Box Office.
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.
The trial of Australian entertainer Rolf Harris for indecent assault is currently underway in England. The phrase "You the real MVP" is becoming popular online following Kevin Durant's heartfelt acceptance speech for the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award. Josh Kaufman has just won the sixth season of The Voice.
Meanwhile, Caleb Johnson has been crowned as the winner of the 13th season of American Idol. A 22-year-old man called Elliot Rodger has murdered six people during a killing spree in Isla Vista, California. A 107,000-word manifesto and several Youtube videos have been found in the aftermath of the attack, in which Rodger rambles on about how he will punish women for rejecting him. People are watching popular TV shows such as "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Community", "The Walking Dead" and "Orange Is the New Black".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dota 2", "Call of Duty: Ghosts", "Rust" and "Titanfall". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Curious George", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Jessie". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".
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 23rd, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
The 2014 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Austria win the contest with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" by Conchita Wurst.
22-year-old Elliot Rodger kills six people in Isla Vista, California. In the days following the shooting, it emerges that Rodger had uploaded multiple Youtube videos and that he had written a 107,000-word manifesto called "My Twisted World: The Story of Elliot Rodger".
Basic facts and information about this date:
6 years, 2 months and 23 days have passed since May 23rd, 2014.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2014.
Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 23rd, 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 1400799600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 23rd, 2014:
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.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 23rd, 2014.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on May 23rd, 2014 was probably conceived around the 13th of August, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 23rd, 2014 is the 2nd of March, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 23rd, 2014.
2,276 days have passed since this date.
196,646,400 seconds have passed since the May 23rd, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 229,420,800 times.
Since May 23rd, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 101,469,542,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,774,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,911,590 steps. That's about 7,516 miles!
Since this date, 2,359,757 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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