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May 1st, 2015.

May 1st, 2015, was a Friday. It was day 121 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years and 17 days have passed since May 1st, 2015.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on May 1st, 2015?

  • The film "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" is released.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 1st, 2015.

  • United States: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
  • United Kingdom: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
Play the top hits from 2015.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2015. Take a trip back to the peak days of Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer and Ellie Goulding.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Furious 7" was at the top of the box office on May 1st, 2015.

Take me back to May 1st, 2015!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 1st, 2015 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 2015 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. The song See You Again by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth 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 Furious 7 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's 2015, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of OMI, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Adele, Justin Bieber and Hozier.

In boxing, the build-up to the highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is currently taking place. Caitlyn Jenner has recently come out as a trans woman during a "20/20" interview with Diane Sawyer. In the United Kingdom, the campaign for the 2015 general election is underway. David Cameron's Conservative Party are going head-to-head with Ed Miliband and the Labour Party. Opinion polls are showing that the result will be tight and that it could potentially result in a hung parliament.

Tributes are pouring in for soul singer Ben E. King, who has passed away from coronary problems at the age of 76. Radio stations are currently playing the hit song "Stand by Me" in his honor. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "American Horror Story", "Power" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Watchdogs", "Destiny", "Far Cry 4" and "Mortal Kombat X".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Phineas and Ferb", "Doc McStuffins", "Paw Patrol" and "Henry Danger". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 1st, 2015.

  • Ben E. King passes away.

    American R&B singer Ben E. King passed away on the 30th of April, 2015.

  • "Uptown Funk".

    "Uptown Funk".

    "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) would go on to win a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.

  • 2015 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2015 included Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, Walk the Moon, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Adele and Omi.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    The best NBA players in 2015 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol and James Harden.

  • European Migrant Crisis.

    Throughout 2015, media attention became focused on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • Angela Merkel.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • Michelle Keegan.

    Michelle Keegan.

    English actress Michelle Keegan is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.

  • Who were the best football players in 2015?

    In 2015, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Robert Lewandowski, Luis Suárez, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, Eden Hazard, Andrés Iniesta and Alexis Sánchez.

  • 2015 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2015 included Room, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Magic Mike XXL, Spectre, Inside Out, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario and The Martian.

  • Spotlight.

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 6 years and 17 days have passed since May 1st, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 1st, 2015, will be 6 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2015 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1430434800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 1st, 2015.

  • April 2nd, 2015: A mass shooting at the Garissa University College in Kenya results in 148 deaths.
  • April 3rd, 2015: The film "Furious 7" is released in movie theaters.
  • April 13th, 2015: Arizona crime: Jodi Arias is sentenced to life in prison for the 2008 murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander.
  • April 14th, 2015: Grand Theft Auto V is released for the PC (after several delays).
  • April 14th, 2015: The game "Mortal Kombat X" is released.
  • April 23rd, 2015: Sunderland player Adam Johnson is charged with child grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16.
  • April 24th, 2015: Caitlyn Jenner comes out as a trans woman in a 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer.
  • April 25th, 2015: Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko defeats Bryant Jennings.
  • April 25th, 2015: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake kills 9,100 people in Nepal.
  • April 30th, 2015: Singer Ben E. King passes away.
  • This date: May 1st, 2015
  • May 2nd, 2015: Boxing: Floyd Mayweather defeats Manny Pacquiao.
  • May 3rd, 2015: Soccer: Jose Mourinho's side Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.
  • May 7th, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 8th, 2015: UK politics: Ed Miliband steps down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • May 12th, 2015: 8 people are killed after a train derails in Port Richmond, Philadelphia.
  • May 13th, 2015: Nick Fradiani wins the 14th season of American Idol.
  • May 13th, 2015: VoIP application "Discord" is released.
  • May 14th, 2015: Blues singer B.B. King passes away.
  • May 16th, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool.
  • May 17th, 2015: Rapper Chinx is shot dead in Queens, New York.
  • May 19th, 2015: Sawyer Fredericks wins the eight season of The Voice.
  • May 23rd, 2015: Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage via a referendum.
  • May 25th, 2015: Irish broadcaster Bill O'Herlihy passes away at the age of 76.
  • May 30th, 2015: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Aston Villa 4-0.
  • May 30th, 2015: The Foo Fighters headline at Slane Concert in Ireland.
  • May 30th, 2015: Soccer: Rio Ferdinand announces his retirement.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 1st, 2015, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 1st, 2015 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on May 1st, 2015.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2015.

  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Girl Meets World
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2015.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2015.

  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Mortal Kombat X - Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.
  • Battlefield Hardline - First-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games.
  • Far Cry 4 - First-person shooter game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity - Action-adventure game.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 1st of May.

  • May 1st, 1852: Calamity Jane (Historical figure) (Deceased)
  • May 1st, 1967: Tim McGraw (American country singer) turned 48 on this day in 2015.
  • May 1st, 1969: Mary Lou McDonald (Irish politician) turned 46 on this day in 2015.
  • May 1st, 1999: Romain Ntamack (Rugby player) turned 16 on this day in 2015.
  • May 1st, 2004: Charli D'Amelio (Social media personality) turned 11 on this day in 2015.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of May.

  • May Day / Labour Day (France)
  • International Workers' Day

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 1st, 2015.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 1st, 2015.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 1st, 2015 was most likely conceived around the 22nd of July, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 1st, 2015 is close to the 8th of February, 2016.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 1st, 2015.

  • A total of 2,209 days have passed since this date.
  • 315 weeks have passed.
  • 190,857,600 seconds have passed since the May 1st, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 222,667,200 times.
  • Since May 1st, 2015, the earth has travelled approximately 98,482,521,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,809,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,413,754 steps. That's about 7,295 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,290,291 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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