May 23rd, 2017

May 23rd, 2017, fell on a Tuesday. Day 143 of 2017. Decade: 2010s.

3 years, 0 months and 14 days have passed since May 23rd, 2017.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 23rd, 2017:

  • Chris Blue wins the twelfth season of The Voice.


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 23rd, 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:

  • 3 years, 0 months and 14 days have passed since May 23rd, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 23rd, 2017, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1495494000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 23rd, 2017:

  • 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 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 27th, 2017: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Chelsea 2-1.
  • 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.
  • June 3rd, 2017: An Islamic terror attack on London Bridge, United Kingdom kills 8.
  • June 12th, 2017: The Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1.
  • June 14th, 2017: Leo Varadkar becomes the new Irish Taoiseach.
  • June 14th, 2017: A fire at Grenfell Tower in London kills 72 people.
  • June 21st, 2017: Snapchat launches its new "Snap Map" feature
  • June 22nd, 2017: Football: Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 23rd, 2017, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 23rd, 2017 falls under the Deer.
  • 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 23rd of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States on May 23rd, 2017.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 23rd, 2017 was probably conceived around the 13th of August, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 23rd, 2017 is the 2nd of March, 2018. (Rough Estimate).

23rd of May

Events that have occurred on the 23rd of May:

  • May 23rd, 1934: Bonnie and Clyde are killed in a police ambush.
  • May 23rd, 1960: Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is captured by Mossad agents in Buenos Aires.
  • May 23rd, 1995: The first version of MySQL is released.
  • May 23rd, 1995: The final episode of Full House is aired.
  • May 23rd, 1999: WWF wrestler Owen Hart dies after falling during a live show.
  • May 23rd, 2010: The last episode of Lost is aired.
  • May 23rd, 2014: The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
  • May 23rd, 2015: Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage via a referendum.
  • May 23rd, 1980: The Shining (1980) is released in cinemas.
  • May 23rd, 1984: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) is released.
  • May 23rd, 1986: The film Cobra (1986), starring Chuck Norris, is released in cinemas.
  • May 23rd, 1986: Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) is released.
  • May 23rd, 1990: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Benfica 1-0.
  • May 23rd, 1994: The last episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" is aired.
  • May 23rd, 1997: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) is released.
  • May 23rd, 2000: Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley announce that they have ended their relationship.
  • May 23rd, 2000: The Smashing Pumpkins announce that they will be breaking up at the end of 2000.
  • May 23rd, 2000: Eminem releases his album The Marshall Mathers LP.
  • May 23rd, 2001: Football: German side Bayern Munich win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia on penalties.
  • May 23rd, 2003: Bruce Almighty (2003) is released.
  • May 23rd, 2007: The 2007 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Liverpool and AC Milan. Milan win 2-1.
  • May 23rd, 2007: Jordin Sparks wins the 6th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2012: Phillip Phillips wins the 11th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2012: Actor Jim Parsons comes out as gay.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 23rd, 2017.

  • 1,110 days have passed since this date.
  • 95,904,000 seconds have passed since the May 23rd, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 111,888,000 times.
  • Since May 23rd, 2017, earth has travelled approximately 49,486,464,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 15,984,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,247,744 steps. That's about 3,666 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,150,848 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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