May 23rd, 2017

May 23rd, 2017, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 143 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 4 months and 0 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.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 23rd, 2017:

  • United States: I'm the One - DJ Khaled
  • United Kingdom: Despacito (Remix) - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Alien: Covenant" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 23rd, 2017 and it's a Tuesday. The summer of 2017 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song I'm the One by DJ Khaled is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Despacito (Remix) by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee is the number one hit song. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie Alien: Covenant is at the top of the Box Office. A toy called the "fidget spinner" is becoming a worldwide sensation.

A new meme called "Mocking Spongebob" iS cUrReNtLy GoInG vIrAl. 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.

The campaign for the 2017 United Kingdom general election is currently underway, as UK Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to secure a larger majority. An Ariana Grande concert in Manchester has ended in tragedy after an Islamic terrorist kills 22 people with a homemade bomb. People are watching popular TV shows such as "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Rick and Morty", "Power" and "Better Call Saul".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", "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", "Doc McStuffins", "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" and "Game Shakers". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One", "Fidget spinner" and "Nintendo Switch".


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, 4 months and 0 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.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • 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.

  • 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
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

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).

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.
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Survival horror game.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Online battle royale game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 1,219 days have passed since this date.
  • 105,321,600 seconds have passed since the May 23rd, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 122,875,200 times.
  • Since May 23rd, 2017, earth has travelled approximately 54,345,945,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 17,553,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 9,057,658 steps. That's about 4,026 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,263,859 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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