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May 4th, 2017.

May 4th, 2017, was a Thursday. It was day 124 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 1 months and 30 days have passed since May 4th, 2017.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 4th, 2017.

  • United States: Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
  • United Kingdom: Symphony - Clean Bandit

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 4th, 2017.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
  • That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  • Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  • Sign Of The Times - Harry Styles
  • Something Just Like This - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Play the top hits from 2017.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2017. Take a trip back to the peak days of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers.
The Fate of the Furious

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Fate of the Furious" was at the top of the Box Office on May 4th, 2017.

Take me back to May 4th, 2017!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 4th, 2017, and it's a Thursday. 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.

In America, the song Shape of You by Ed Sheeran is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Symphony by Clean Bandit is the number one hit song. 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. It's 2017, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, Migos, Sam Hunt and Post Malone. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Big Black, Chris Cornell, Roger Moore and Adam West would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "American Horror Story", "Rick and Morty", "Power" and "Black-ish". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia III", "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", "Horizon Zero Dawn" and "What Remains of Edith Finch". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, L.O.L. Surprise! and Fidget spinners.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on May 4th, 2017.

  • Eurovision 2017.

    Eurovision 2017.

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

  • Fidget Spinners.

    Fidget Spinners.

    A toy called the "fidget spinner" became extremely popular during the summer of 2017.

  • Gal Gadot.

    Gal Gadot.

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

  • Record of the Year: 2017.

    Record of the Year: 2017.

    The song "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars won a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • 2017 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    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 movies.

    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.

  • The Shape of Water.

    The Shape of Water.

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

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 5 years, 1 months and 30 days have passed since May 4th, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on May 4th, 2017 will be 5 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1493852400.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to May 4th, 2017.

  • April 4th, 2017: It is confirmed that Kylie Jenner and rapper Tyga have ended their relationship.
  • April 5th, 2017: Pepsi pulls its "Live for Now" commercial starring Kendall Jenner after Internet users accuse the company of trivializing the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • April 8th, 2017: One For Arthur (Derek Fox) wins the 2017 Grand National.
  • April 9th, 2017: United Airlines receives criticism for dragging a passenger off a flight.
  • April 13th, 2017: The United States drops its largest non-nuclear bomb (MOAB) on ISIS tunnel complexes in the Nangarhar Province of eastern Afghanistan.
  • April 14th, 2017: Kendrick Lamar releases his album "Damn".
  • April 17th, 2017: The remix version of Luis Fonsi's song "Despacito", featuring Justin Bieber, is released.
  • 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 22nd, 2017: Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are spotted holding hands together at Coachella.
  • April 27th, 2017: The fraudulent music festival "Fyre Festival" falls apart after heavy rain and is eventually postponed.
  • April 28th, 2017: Social media app Yik Yak announces that it will be closing down.
  • This date: May 4th, 2017
  • May 7th, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • May 9th, 2017: Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
  • May 9th, 2017: American TV personality Christopher Boykin dies from a heart attack at the age of 45.
  • May 12th, 2017: Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
  • May 12th, 2017: A ransomware called "WannaCry" impacts hundreds of thousands of computers throughout the world.
  • May 14th, 2017: Tottenham play their final game at White Hart Lane.
  • May 14th, 2017: Emmanuel Macron becomes the new President of France.
  • 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 17th, 2017: American whistleblower Chelsea Manning is released from prison.
  • 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 23rd, 2017: English actor Roger Moore passes away at the age of 89.
  • 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 29th, 2017: Golfer Tiger Woods is arrested in Jupiter Island, Florida, for driving under the influence.
  • 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 30th, 2017: The movie "Wonder Woman" is released.
  • May 31st, 2017: Trump makes his infamous "covfefe" Tweet.
  • June 2nd, 2017: Dua Lipa releases her debut studio album.
  • June 3rd, 2017: An Islamic terror attack on London Bridge, United Kingdom kills 8 people.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 4th, 2017, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 4th, 2017 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.

Personality traits.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in May, 2017.

TV shows from May, 2017.

13 Reasons Why
13 Reasons Why
Teen drama series.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Romantic drama-comedy series.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Gotham
Gotham
Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Power
Power
Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

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

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on May 4th, 2017.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2017.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Bunnicula
Bunnicula

Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2017.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2017.

The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch

Fidget spinners
Fidget spinners

Hatchimals
Hatchimals

L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in May of 2017.

What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch.

Horizon Zero Dawn 2017
Horizon Zero Dawn
RPG game developed by Guerrilla Games.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Survival horror game.

Mafia III 2016
Mafia III
Mafia-themed action-adventure game developed by Hangar 13.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Online battle royale game.

Doom 2016
Doom
First-person shooter that was released on Windows, the PS4 and the Xbox One.

Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
City-building simulation.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 4th.

Hosni Mubarak

Egyptian President. Deceased
Born on May 4th, 1928
He turned 89 on this day in 2017.

Audrey Hepburn

Actress. Deceased
Born on May 4th, 1929
She was not alive on this date.

Cesc Fabregas

Soccer player.
Born on May 4th, 1987
He turned 30 on this day in 2017.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of May.

  • Greenery Day (Japan)
  • Star Wars Day
USA

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on May 4th, 2017.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 4th, 2017.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 4th, 2017 was most likely conceived around August 11th, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 4th, 2017 is close to January 25th, 2018.

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Stats for May 4th, 2017

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 4th, 2017.

  • A total of 1,886 days have passed since this date.
  • 269 weeks have passed.
  • 162,950,400 seconds have passed since the May 4th, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 190,108,800 times.
  • Since May 4th, 2017, the Earth has travelled approximately 84,082,406,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,158,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,013,734 steps. That's about 6,228 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,955,405 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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