May 2nd, 2017

May 2nd, 2017, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 122 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since May 2nd, 2017.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 2nd, 2017:

  • United States: Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
  • United Kingdom: Shape of You - Ed Sheeran

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Fate of the Furious" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 2nd, 2017 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 2017 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

The song Shape of You by Ed Sheeran is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Fate of the Furious is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister.

The run-up to the 2017 French presidential election is currently taking place, with Emmanuel Macron squaring off against Marine Le Pen. Details have been emerging about a fraudulent luxury music festival called "Fyre Festival". The festival, which was promoted by rapper Ja Rule, recently fell apart due to issues with security, food and accommodation. A toy called the "fidget spinner" is becoming a worldwide sensation.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Modern Family", "Game of Thrones", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Stranger Things". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", "Horizon Zero Dawn", "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" and "What Remains of Edith Finch". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn".

Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One", "Hatchimals" and "Fidget spinner".


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, 2017.

  • The Shape of Water

    "The Shape of Water" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2017.

  • 2017 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2017 included the likes of It, Get Out, Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Logan, Molly's Game, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    The best NBA players in 2017 were Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard.

  • 2017 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2017 included Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Future, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, French Montana, Cardi B, Logic, Imagine Dragons, Lil Pump, Shawn Mendes and Kygo.

  • Record of the Year: 2017

    "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars would go on to win a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • Gal Gadot

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2017.

  • Eurovision 2017

    The 2017 Eurovision song contest is held in Kiev, Ukraine. Portugal win the contest with the song "Amar pelos dois" by Salvador Sobral.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 3 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since May 2nd, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 2nd, 2017, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1493679600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 2nd, 2017:

  • April 3rd, 2017: Wrestling: Kurt Angle returns to the WWE for the first time in over 10 years.
  • April 13th, 2017: Ed Sheeran plays at the 3 Arena in Dublin.
  • April 14th, 2017: Kendrick Lamar releases his album "Damn".
  • April 19th, 2017: Former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez commits suicide.
  • April 19th, 2017: Bill O'Reilly is fired by Fox News over sexual harassment claims.
  • April 27th, 2017: The fraudulent music festival "Fyre Festival" falls apart after heavy rain and is eventually postponed.
  • May 7th, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • May 9th, 2017: Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
  • May 12th, 2017: Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
  • May 15th, 2017: Moors murderer Ian Brady dies in prison.
  • May 17th, 2017: Irish politics: Enda Kenny announces that he will be stepping down as leader of Fine Gael.
  • May 18th, 2017: Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.
  • May 21st, 2017: Football: John Terry plays his final game for Chelsea.
  • May 22nd, 2017: An Islamic terrorist kills 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • May 23rd, 2017: Chris Blue wins the twelfth season of The Voice.
  • May 27th, 2017: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Chelsea 2-1.
  • May 28th, 2017: Soccer: Francesco Totti plays his final game for Italian side Roma.
  • May 29th, 2017: Former Panama ruler Manuel Noriega passes away.
  • May 30th, 2017: Comedian Kathy Griffin causes controversy when she uploads a video of herself holding a fake severed head that resembles Donald Trump.
  • May 31st, 2017: Trump makes his infamous "covfefe" Tweet.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 2nd, 2017, 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, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 2nd, 2017 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.

  • 13 Reasons Why - Teen drama series.
  • Stranger Things - Science fiction series.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2017 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2017.

  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

2017 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2017:

  • Nintendo Switch
  • Fidget spinner
  • Hatchimals
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Video Games

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

  • What Remains of Edith Finch - Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch.
  • Horizon Zero Dawn - RPG game developed by Guerrilla Games.
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Survival horror game.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Online battle royale game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of May:


US President

Who was the US President on May 2nd, 2017?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 2nd, 2017?

  • Theresa May 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, 2017 was probably conceived around the 23rd of July, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 2nd, 2017 is the 9th of February, 2018. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on May 2nd, 2017.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 2nd, 2017.

  • 1,357 days have passed since this date.
  • 117,248,400 seconds have passed since the May 2nd, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 136,789,800 times.
  • Since May 2nd, 2017, earth has travelled approximately 60,500,174,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 19,541,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,083,362 steps. That's about 4,481 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,406,981 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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