18th of May, 2017

The 18th of May, 2017, fell on a Thursday. Day 138 of 2017. Decade: 2010s.

2 years, 9 months and 3 days have passed since the 18th of May, 2017.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of May, 2017:

  • Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.


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 18th of May, 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.

  • 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:

  • 2 years, 9 months and 3 days have passed since the 18th of May, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of May, 2017, will be 2 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1495062000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of May, 2017:

  • 19th of April, 2017: Former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez commits suicide.
  • 27th of April, 2017: The fraudulent music festival "Fyre Festival" falls apart after heavy rain and is eventually postponed.
  • 7th of May, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • 9th of May, 2017: Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
  • 12th of May, 2017: Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
  • 21st of May, 2017: Football: John Terry plays his final game for Chelsea.
  • 22nd of May, 2017: An Islamic terrorist kills 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • 23rd of May, 2017: Chris Blue wins the twelfth season of The Voice.
  • 27th of May, 2017: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Chelsea 2-1.
  • 29th of May, 2017: Former Panama ruler Manuel Noriega passes away.
  • 30th of May, 2017: Comedian Kathy Griffin causes controversy when she uploads a video of herself holding a fake severed head that resembles Donald Trump.
  • 31st of May, 2017: Trump makes his infamous "covfefe" Tweet.
  • 3rd of June, 2017: An Islamic terror attack on London Bridge, United Kingdom kills 8.
  • 12th of June, 2017: The Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1.
  • 14th of June, 2017: Leo Varadkar becomes the new Irish Taoiseach.
  • 14th of June, 2017: A fire at Grenfell Tower in London kills 72 people.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of May, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of May, 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.

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

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on the 18th of May, 2017.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of May, 2017 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of May, 2017 is the 25th of February, 2018. (Rough Estimate).

18th of May

Events that have occurred on the 18th of May:

  • 18th of May, 1803: The Napoleonic Wars begin.
  • 18th of May, 1980: Joy Division singer Ian Curtis hangs himself.
  • 18th of May, 1980: The eruption of Mount St. Helens occurs
  • 18th of May, 2002: Former WWF wrestler The British Bulldog (Davey Boy Smith) dies of a heart attack.
  • 18th of May, 1960: Football: Spanish club Real Madrid win the European Cup after they thrash Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 18th of May, 1968: FA Cup Final 1968: Jeffrey Astle's late goal helps West Bromwich Albion secure a 1-0 victory over Everton.
  • 18th of May, 1985: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Everton in Extra Time.
  • 18th of May, 1991: Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 18th of May, 1994: Football: A.C. Milan defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 18th of May, 1999: The Backstreet Boys release their album "Millennium", which contains singles such as "I Want It That Way".
  • 18th of May, 2001: Shrek (2001) is released.
  • 18th of May, 2003: The song "Crazy in Love" is released by Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z.
  • 18th of May, 2005: 7-year-old Rahul Raju goes missing in Kerala, India.
  • 18th of May, 2009: Rapper "Dolla" is shot dead in Los Angeles, California.
  • 18th of May, 2010: The video game "Red Dead Redemption" is released.
  • 18th of May, 2013: David Beckham plays his final game.
  • 18th of May, 2018: American model Stephanie Adams kills herself and her seven-year-old son.
  • 18th of May, 2019: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Watford 6-0.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of May, 2017.

  • 1,009 days have passed since this date.
  • 87,181,200 seconds have passed since the 18th of May, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 101,711,400 times.
  • Since the 18th of May, 2017, earth has travelled approximately 44,985,499,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 14,530,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 7,497,583 steps. That's about 3,332 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,046,174 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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