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May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017, was a Friday. It was 7 years, 1 month, and 25 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on May 19, 2017:

  • United States: "That's What I Like" by Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: "Despacito (Remix)" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 19, 2017

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  • Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
  • Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  • Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • Mask Off - Future
Play the top singles 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.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Top movie

The movie "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 2,612 days ago. Approximately 87 months have passed. It was the 139th day of 2017, in week 20. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 7 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 29 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to May 19, 2017

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is May 19, 2017, and it's a Friday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Taurus. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2017 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished. In America, the song "That's What I Like" by Bruno Mars is at the top of the singles charts, while "Despacito (Remix)" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee is the number-one song in the UK. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is at the top of the box office.

Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Originals", "Rick and Morty", "This Is Us", and "Big Little Lies". 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.

A toy called the "fidget spinner" is becoming a worldwide sensation. A new Internet meme called "Mocking Spongebob" iS GoInG vIrAl at the moment. Donald Trump has just made the controversial decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has recently been appointed Special Counsel for the United States Department of Justice. Consequently, he has taken control over the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States Presidential Election. There is shock and grief following the news that Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell has committed suicide. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Roger Moore, Cheick Tioté, Adam West, and Prodigy would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", "Horizon Zero Dawn", and "What Remains of Edith Finch". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "The Thundermans", "Wallykazam!", and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn". Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox One, L.O.L. Surprise!, LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon, and Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 19, 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 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.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    In 2017, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Gianluigi Buffon, Luka Modrić, Sergio Ramos, Kylian Mbappé, N'Golo Kanté, Robert Lewandowski, and Harry Kane.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 19, 2017.

  • April 19, 2017:
    • Former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez commits suicide.
    • Bill O'Reilly is fired by Fox News over sexual harassment claims.
  • April 22, 2017: Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are spotted holding hands together at Coachella.
  • April 27, 2017: The fraudulent music festival "Fyre Festival" falls apart after heavy rain and is eventually postponed.
  • April 28, 2017: Social media app Yik Yak announces that it will be closing down.
  • May 7, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • May 9, 2017:
    • Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
    • American TV personality Christopher Boykin dies from a heart attack at the age of 45.
  • May 12, 2017:
    • Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
    • A ransomware called "WannaCry" impacts hundreds of thousands of computers throughout the world.
    • Harry Styles releases his debut solo album.
  • May 14, 2017:
    • Tottenham play their final game at White Hart Lane.
    • Emmanuel Macron becomes the new President of France.
  • May 15, 2017: Moors murderer Ian Brady dies in prison.
  • May 17, 2017:
    • Irish politics: Enda Kenny announces that he will be stepping down as leader of Fine Gael.
    • American whistleblower Chelsea Manning is released from prison.
  • May 18, 2017: Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.
  • This date: May 19, 2017
  • May 21, 2017: Football: John Terry plays his final game for Chelsea.
  • May 22, 2017: An Islamic terrorist kills 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • May 23, 2017:
    • Chris Blue wins the twelfth season of The Voice.
    • English actor Roger Moore passes away at the age of 89.
  • May 27, 2017: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Chelsea 2-1.
  • May 28, 2017: Soccer: Francesco Totti plays his final game for Italian side Roma.
  • May 29, 2017:
    • Former Panama ruler Manuel Noriega passes away.
    • Golfer Tiger Woods is arrested in Jupiter Island, Florida, for driving under the influence.
  • May 30, 2017:
    • Comedian Kathy Griffin causes controversy when she uploads a video of herself holding a fake severed head that resembles Donald Trump.
    • The movie "Wonder Woman" is released.
    • Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals that she has breast cancer.
  • May 31, 2017: Trump makes his infamous "covfefe" Tweet.
  • June 2, 2017: Dua Lipa releases her debut studio album.
  • June 3, 2017:
    • An Islamic terror attack on London Bridge, United Kingdom kills 8 people.
    • Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after beating Juventus 4-1.
  • June 5, 2017:
    • Ivorian footballer Cheick Tioté dies at the age of 30 after suffering a cardiac arrest in training.
    • Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE sever diplomatic relations with Qatar and accuse it of destabilizing the Middle East.
  • June 6, 2017: Battle of Raqqa: The Syrian Democratic Forces launch their attack on the ISIL-held city of Raqqa.
  • June 8, 2017:
    • Soccer: Chelsea striker Diego Costa reveals that manager Antonio Conte informed him by text message that he has no future plans for him.
    • UK politics: Theresa May's decision to call a snap election backfires after the Conservative Party loses its majority.
    • Former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate and accuses the White House of telling lies.
  • June 9, 2017: Batman actor Adam West passes away at the age of 88.
  • June 12, 2017: The Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1.
  • June 13, 2017: American student Otto Warmbier is returned to the US in a vegetative state after spending months in a North Korean prison.
  • June 14, 2017:
    • Leo Varadkar becomes the new Taoiseach of Ireland.
    • It is officially announced that Floyd Mayweather and MMA fighter Conor McGregor will fight each other in August.
    • A fire at Grenfell Tower in London kills 72 people.
    • James T. Hodgkinson shoots and injures four Republican politicians while they are playing baseball in Washington, D.C.
  • June 16, 2017:
    • Amazon announces that it will be buying the organic grocery chain "Whole Foods" for $13.7 billion in cash.
    • Cardi B releases her debut single "Bodak Yellow".
  • June 17, 2017:
    • At least 64 people are killed after a series of wildfires break out across central Portugal.
    • Bill Cosby's first sexual assault trial ends in a mistrial.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 19, 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 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 19, 2017 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

TV series on May 19, 2017

People in May 2017 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from May 2017.

13 Reasons Why
13 Reasons Why
Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies
The Crown
The Crown
Westworld
Westworld
This Is Us
This Is Us
Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Lucifer
Lucifer
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Schitt's Creek
Schitt's Creek
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Black-ish
Black-ish
Gotham
Gotham
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 2017

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Andi Mack
Andi Mack
Nella the Princess Knight
Nella the Princess Knight
Mech-X4
Mech-X4

Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House
Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle
Bunnicula
Bunnicula
Game Shakers
Game Shakers
Shimmer and Shine
Shimmer and Shine
Bunk'd
Bunk'd
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Toys

Toys in 2017

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch
Fidget spinners
Fidget spinners
Bunchems
Bunchems
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Hatchimals
Hatchimals
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
MiP (robot)
MiP (robot)
Simon Swipe
Simon Swipe
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2017.

What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Horizon Zero Dawn 2017
Horizon Zero Dawn
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Mafia III 2016
Mafia III
FIFA 17 2016
FIFA 17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Human: Fall Flat 2016
Human: Fall Flat
Doom 2016
Doom
Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V

Were you born on May 19, 2017?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2017.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out May 19, 2023, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 19.

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Activist Deceased
Born on May 19, 1925
He was not alive on this date.

Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew

Actor Deceased
Born on May 19, 1944
He turned 73 on this day in 2017.

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

Guitarist
Born on May 19, 1945
He turned 72 on this day in 2017.

Andre the Giant

Andre the Giant

French wrestler Deceased
Born on May 19, 1946
He was not alive on this date.

Ashraf Ghani

Ashraf Ghani

Former Afghan President
Born on May 19, 1949
He turned 68 on this day in 2017.

Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone

Singer Deceased
Born on May 19, 1951
He was not alive on this date.

Nicole Brown Simpson

Nicole Brown Simpson

Ex-wife of O. J. Simpson Deceased
Born on May 19, 1959
She was not alive on this date.

Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo

Italian soccer player
Born on May 19, 1979
He turned 38 on this day in 2017.

Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Singer
Born on May 19, 1992
He turned 25 on this day in 2017.

Marshmello

Marshmello

American music producer
Born on May 19, 1992
He turned 25 on this day in 2017.

JoJo Siwa

JoJo Siwa

Youtuber
Born on May 19, 2003
She turned 14 on this day in 2017.

USA

US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on May 19, 2017.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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 19, 2017 was most likely conceived around August 26, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 19, 2017 is close to February 9, 2018.

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Stats for May 19, 2017

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 19, 2017:

  • 2,612 days have passed since this date.
  • 373 weeks have passed.
  • 225,676,800 seconds have passed since May 19, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 263,289,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 116,449,228,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,612,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 19,408,205 steps. That's roughly 8,626 miles.
  • 2,708,122 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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