May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020, was a Friday. It was 4 years and 9 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

Notable events that occurred on May 15, 2020:

  • Harry Styles releases the song "Watermelon Sugar".
  • JCPenny files for bankruptcy protection.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on May 15, 2020:

  • United States: "The Scotts" by Travis Scott and Kid Cudi
  • United Kingdom: "Toosie Slide" by Drake

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 15, 2020

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • The Scotts - THE SCOTTS, Travis Scott & Kid Cudi
  • Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
  • Toosie Slide - Drake
  • Savage - Megan Thee Stallion
  • The Box - Roddy Ricch
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Trolls World Tour

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Trolls World Tour" was at the top of the box office on this day.


This date occurred 1,470 days ago. Approximately 49 months have passed. It was the 136th day of 2020, in week 20. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 4 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 2020 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. We have gone through approximately 16 seasons of weather since this date.


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The date is May 15, 2020, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2020 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 "The Scotts" by Travis Scott and Kid Cudi is at the top of the singles charts, while "Toosie Slide" by Drake is the number-one song in the UK. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Trolls World Tour is at the top of the box office.

Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Line of Duty", "Vikings", "Black-ish", and "Succession". Many countries and US states are in lockdown due to COVID-19. Schools, colleges, and unessential retail businesses have closed, and many people are working from home.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Shad Gaspard, George Floyd, Naya Rivera, and Herman Cain would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Telling Lies", "Gears 5", "Call of Duty: Warzone", and "Final Fantasy VII Remake". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Raven's Home", "Big City Greens", and "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles".

Children are playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 15, 2020.

  • "Watermelon sugar high."

    "Watermelon sugar high."

    In the middle of May 2020, Harry Styles released his hit single "Watermelon Sugar".
  • Grimes gives birth to X Æ A-12.

    Grimes gives birth to X Æ A-12

    Elon Musk and Grimes announced the birth of their baby boy, X Æ A-12, on May 4th, 2020. The peculiar name sparked widespread media coverage and the creation of numerous Internet memes.
  • Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns.

    Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns

    During this period, countries were reopening after their initial COVID-19 lockdowns. Sporting events began to return, and unessential businesses started to reopen. Restrictions remained in place in many countries and US states as policymakers focused their efforts on trying to live with the virus. These restrictions included mask mandates and bans on public gatherings.
  • TikTok continues to grow in popularity.

    TikTok continues to grow in popularity

    The video-sharing app TikTok continued to grow in 2020. Around this time, "older" users started joining the app. This was partly due to people being bored at home during the COVID-19 lockdowns.
  • 2020 in movies.

    2020 in movies

    The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Dolittle.
  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named Time Persons of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.
  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year

    The song "Everything I Wanted" by Billie Eilish won a Grammy for 2020's Record of the Year.
  • Nomadland.


    The film "Nomadland" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2020.
  • 2020 in music.

    2020 in music

    The music charts in 2020 were dominated by The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future, Billie Eilish, and Maroon 5.
  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players

    The best NBA players in 2020 were Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George, Nikola Jokic, Stephen Curry, and Damian Lillard.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 15, 2020.

  • April 15, 2020: Anti-lockdown protests begin in Michigan.
  • April 17, 2020:
    • President Trump encourages protests against state-led coronavirus restrictions.
    • The song "Rockstar" is released by DaBaby.
  • April 19, 2020: 22 people are killed during a 13-hour-long shooting spree in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • April 20, 2020: South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia announce the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
  • April 22, 2020: Four police officers are killed by a truck on the Eastern Freeway in Melbourne, Australia.
  • April 24, 2020: US President Donald Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as a treatment for COVID-19.
  • April 26, 2020: The global death toll from Covid-19 reaches 200,000.
  • May 1, 2020: The movie "Black Widow (2020)" is released.
  • May 4, 2020: Elon Musk's girlfriend Grimes gives birth to a baby boy.
  • May 9, 2020:
    • American musician Little Richard passes away at the age of 87.
    • Elon Musk threatens to move the Tesla factory to Texas due to lockdown orders in California.
    • Unemployment in the United States reaches 14.9% due to lockdowns.
  • This date: May 15, 2020
  • May 16, 2020: Soccer: The Bundesliga in Germany returns after being suspended for two months due to Covid-19.
  • May 17, 2020: Former WWE wrestler Shad Gaspard drowns while swimming in Venice Beach, Los Angeles.
  • May 22, 2020: UK politics: It is reported that Boris Johnson's Chief Adviser, Dominic Cummings, traveled 264 miles from his London home during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • May 25, 2020: An unarmed African-American man called George Floyd is killed during an arrest in Minneapolis.
  • May 26, 2020:
    • Protests begin in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd.
    • Twitter labels President Donald Trump's tweet about mail-in ballots as misleading.
  • May 27, 2020:
    • Protests in Minneapolis lead to looting and skirmishes with police.
    • The death toll for Covid-19 in the United States reaches 100,000.
  • May 28, 2020:
    • Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declares a state of emergency.
    • Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz calls National Guard troops into Minneapolis.
  • May 29, 2020: Former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with the murder of George Floyd.
  • June 8, 2020: New York begins to reopen from its Covid-19 lockdown.
  • June 12, 2020: The film "The King of Staten Island" is released.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 15, 2020, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 15, 2020 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 15, 2020

TV audiences were watching the following shows on May 15, 2020:

Tiger King
Tiger King
The Witcher
The Witcher
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
The Boys
The Boys
After Life
After Life
Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Ex on the Beach
Ex on the Beach
Killing Eve
Killing Eve
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 2020

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

Danger Force
Danger Force
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
It's Pony
It's Pony

The Owl House
The Owl House
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
The Casagrandes
The Casagrandes
Sydney to the Max
Sydney to the Max
Butterbean's Café
Butterbean's Café
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Raven's Home
Raven's Home

Toys in 2020

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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 2020.

Final Fantasy VII Remake 2020
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Resident Evil 3 (Remake) 2020
Resident Evil 3 (Remake)
DOOM Eternal 2020
DOOM Eternal
Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2020
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Call of Duty: Warzone 2020
Call of Duty: Warzone
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2019
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Pokémon Sword and Shield 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield
Death Stranding 2019
Death Stranding
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
FIFA 20 2019
Borderlands 3 2019
Borderlands 3
Gears 5 2019
Gears 5
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 15.

Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis

American Football player
Born on May 15, 1975
He turned 45 on this day in 2020.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Born on May 15, 1981
She turned 39 on this day in 2020.

Jessica Sutta

Jessica Sutta

The Pussycat Dolls
Born on May 15, 1982
She turned 38 on this day in 2020.

Andy Murray

Andy Murray

Tennis player
Born on May 15, 1987
He turned 33 on this day in 2020.

Lil Huddy

Lil Huddy

Social media personality
Born on May 15, 2002
He turned 18 on this day in 2020.



National holidays and famous events that fall on May 15:


US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on May 15, 2020.


UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 15, 2020 was most likely conceived around August 23, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 15, 2020 is close to February 5, 2021.

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Stats for May 15, 2020


Here are some interesting statistics about May 15, 2020:

  • One day has passed since this date.
  • 210 weeks have passed.
  • 127,008,000 seconds have passed since May 15, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 148,176,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 65,536,128,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 21,168,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 10,922,688 steps. That's roughly 4,855 miles.
  • 1,524,096 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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