17th of May, 2015

The 17th of May, 2015, fell on a Sunday. Day 137 of 2015. Decade: 2010s.

5 years, 0 months and 12 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 17th of May, 2015:

  • Rapper Chinx is shot dead in Queens, New York.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of May, 2015:

  • United States: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
  • United Kingdom: Cheerleader - OMI

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pitch Perfect 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 17th of May, 2015.

  • Spotlight

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

  • 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.

  • Michelle Keegan

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

  • Angela Merkel

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

  • European Migrant Crisis

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

  • 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.

  • "Uptown Funk"

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

  • Eurovision 2015

    The 2015 Eurovision song contest is held in Vienna, Austria. Sweden win the contest with the song "Heroes" by Mans Zelmerlow.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 0 months and 12 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of May, 2015, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1431817200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of May, 2015:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of May, 2015, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 2015 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.

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

2015 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"


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)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 2015.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 2015 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 2015 is the 24th of February, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Mortal Kombat X - Fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios.
  • Battlefield Hardline - First-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.

17th of May

Events that have occurred on the 17th of May:

  • 17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
  • 17th of May, 1974: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Atletico Madrid 4-0.
  • 17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
  • 17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
  • 17th of May, 1990: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
  • 17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
  • 17th of May, 1997: Football: Manchester United star Eric Cantona announces his retirement.
  • 17th of May, 1997: FA Cup Final 1997: Chelsea secure their first major trophy in 26 years after they defeat Middlesbrough 2-0.
  • 17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
  • 17th of May, 2002: 2002 Irish general election: Fianna Fail are returned to power after winning 77 seats.
  • 17th of May, 2002: Irish politics: Michael Noonan steps down as leader of Fine Gael.
  • 17th of May, 2003: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after defeating Southampton 1-0.
  • 17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
  • 17th of May, 2008: Portsmouth win the FA Cup final after beating Cardiff City 1-0.
  • 17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.
  • 17th of May, 2013: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will be leaving Real Madrid.
  • 17th of May, 2014: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Hull City 3-2 in Extra Time.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 2015.

  • 1,839 days have passed since this date.
  • 158,889,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 185,371,200 times.
  • Since the 17th of May, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 81,987,033,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 26,481,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,664,506 steps. That's about 6,073 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,906,675 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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