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May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022, was a Tuesday. It was 2 years and 15 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on May 31, 2022:

  • The EU agrees a ban on two thirds of Russian oil imports.
  • Russia states that it is cutting off its natural gas supply to the Netherlands because the country refuses to pay in rubles.
  • Elon Musk tells remote workers that they must return to the Tesla offices.
  • Former One Direction singer Liam Payne makes a number of controversial statements about his former band members on Logan Paul's podcast.
Song charts

Popular songs

On May 31, 2022, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "First Class" by Jack Harlow
  • United Kingdom: "As It Was" by Harry Styles
Play the top singles from 2022
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2022.

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Top Gun: Maverick".

Facts

This date occurred 746 days ago. Approximately 25 months have passed. It was the 151st day of 2022, in week 22. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 2 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 8 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to May 31, 2022

Let's go back to the 2020s.

The date is May 31, 2022, and it's a Tuesday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Gemini. The summer of 2022 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished.

In the United States, the Memorial Day weekend of 2022 has recently come and gone. To many, this means that the summer has officially started. In America, the song "First Class" by Jack Harlow is at the top of the singles charts, while "As It Was" by Harry Styles is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Top Gun: Maverick 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 "The Goldbergs", "Succession", "Bridgerton", and "Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Cooper Noriega, James Caan, Tony Sirico, and Ivana Trump would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart", "Battlefield 2042", "Horizon Forbidden West", and "Tunic". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Loud House", "Big City Greens", "The Owl House", and "The Ghost and Molly McGee". Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 31, 2022.

  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year

    The song "About Damn Time" by Lizzo won a Grammy for 2022's Record of the Year.
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once.

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    The film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2022.
  • 2022 in movies.

    2022 in movies

    Movies released in 2022 included The Batman, The Lost City, Morbius, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World Dominion, Elvis, Minions: The Rise of Gru, Black Adam, Avatar: The Way of Water, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
  • Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Volodymyr Zelensky

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was named Time Person of the Year in 2022.
  • 2022 in music.

    2022 in music

    The music charts in 2022 were dominated by artists such as Glass Animals, Lizzo, Harry Styles, The Kid Laroi, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Jack Harlow, Latto, Justin Bieber, and Lil Nas X.
  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players

    The best NBA players in 2022 were Nikola Jokić, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul, and Luka Dončić.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2022 were Karim Benzema, Sadio Mané, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé, Thibaut Courtois, Vinícius Júnior, Luka Modrić, and Erling Haaland.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 31, 2022.

  • May 2, 2022:
    • New Zealand reopens its borders to more than 50 countries.
    • Amber Heard fires her PR team after growing frustrated with the coverage of Johnny Depp's defamation case against her.
    • A leaked "draft opinion" suggests that the US Supreme Court will overturn "Roe v Wade" and remove the constitutional right to abortion.
    • Russian soccer clubs are banned from the Champions League and other European competitions due to the invasion of Ukraine.
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan defeats Judd Trump to win the 2022 World Snooker Championship.
    • There are mixed reactions after Kim Kardashian wears Marilyn Monroe's dress at the 2022 Met Gala.
  • May 3, 2022: A man attacks comedian Dave Chappelle with a replica gun during a festival show in LA.
  • May 4, 2022: German investigators state that they have found new evidence against the prime suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • May 5, 2022: US President Joe Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the next press secretary.
  • May 6, 2022:
    • The superhero film "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is released.
    • Bad Bunny releases his album "Un Verano Sin Ti".
  • May 7, 2022: Chelsea Football Club confirm that Todd Boehly's consortium has signed a €5 billion agreement to buy the club.
  • May 8, 2022: Actor Ncuti Gatwa is named as the next Doctor Who.
  • May 9, 2022:
    • Fugitives: Alabama inmate Casey White is recaptured and former jail official Vicky White commits suicide.
    • Queen Elizabeth misses the opening of the UK parliament due to mobility issues.
  • May 10, 2022:
    • Elon Musk claims that he will lift Donald Trump's Twitter ban.
    • A passenger on a private plane manages to land the aircraft in Florida after the pilot became incapacitated.
    • Wagatha Christie: The libel trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney begins.
  • May 11, 2022:
    • Republicans in the US Senate block efforts to enshrine abortion access as federal law.
    • Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is shot dead during an Israeli army raid.
  • May 12, 2022:
    • The cryptocurrency "LUNA" plunges to less than a quarter of its original price.
    • Astronomers release a photograph of the supermassive black hole called "Sagittarius A*".
    • More than $200 billion is wiped off the crypto market because of intense selling.
    • Bitcoin falls to its lowest price in 16 months.
  • May 13, 2022:
    • Finland announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
    • There is international outcry after Israeli police beat mourners at the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
    • Cryptocurrency "LUNA" crashes to $0, rendering it practically worthless.
  • May 14, 2022:
    • Ukraine win the 2022 Eurovision song contest.
    • Soccer: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after beating Chelsea on penalties.
    • Ten people are killed during a racially-motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, New York.
    • Russian troops begin to withdraw from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
  • May 15, 2022: Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are officially married.
  • May 16, 2022:
    • The defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard resumes.
    • Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister warns Finland and Sweden that there will be "far-reaching consequences" if they join NATO.
    • McDonald's announces that it will be selling all of its fast food outlets in Russia.
    • Sweden announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • May 17, 2022:
    • The British media reports that an unnamed Tory MP has been arrested for rape and sexual assault.
    • The US Naval intelligence deputy director says that an increasing number of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have been reported in the sky over the past 20 years.
    • Netflix lays off 150 staff members.
  • May 18, 2022:
    • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticizes state officials for the country's Covid outbreak.
    • Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
    • The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) claims that the world is at a "boiling point".
    • Eintracht Frankfurt defeat Rangers on penalties to win the 2022 Europa League.
  • May 20, 2022:
    • Ukraine orders its troops in Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks to stand down.
    • Billionaire Elon Musk denies that he sexually harassed a flight attendant on a private jet in 2016.
    • The UN warns that the world has just ten weeks' worth of wheat left due to the war in Ukraine.
    • Harry Styles releases his album "Harry's House".
  • May 21, 2022:
    • The Labor Party wins the 2022 Australian federal election.
    • Experts say that they are "stunned" by the spread of the Monkeypox virus in Europe and North America.
  • May 22, 2022:
    • Manchester City win the Premier League title after staging a comeback against Aston Villa in the final game of the season.
    • Baby Formula shortage: The US begins to import supplies from Europe.
    • AC Milan win their first Serie A title in 11 years.
  • May 23, 2022:
    • Joe Biden tells reporters that the US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan.
    • Photographs emerge of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson raising a glass at a party during a Covid-19 lockdown.
    • Coffee chain Starbucks announces that it will be exiting Russia.
    • WHO officials report that the Monkeypox outbreak is spreading through sexual activity.
    • New York City removes its last public payphones.
  • May 24, 2022: 19 children and two teachers are killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
  • May 25, 2022: British model Kate Moss testifies at the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial.
  • May 26, 2022:
    • Russian forces begin to close in on the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk.
    • Actor Ray Liotta passes away at the age of 67.
    • Depeche Mode keyboardist, Andy Fletcher, passes away at the age of 60.
  • May 27, 2022:
    • The 4th season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
    • Closing arguments are heard during the "Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard" defamation trial.
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rewrites the ministerial code in order to avoid having to resign over the Partygate scandal.
    • The first episode of the miniseries "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is aired on Disney.
    • The movie "Top Gun: Maverick" is released.
  • May 28, 2022:
    • Russia reports that it has seized the town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine.
    • Real Madrid win the 2022 UEFA Champions League after defeating Liverpool 1-0.
  • May 29, 2022:
    • Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says that he intends to block Finland and Sweden's accession to NATO.
    • The husband of US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • May 30, 2022:
    • A man disguised as a woman in a wheelchair attempts to damage the Mona Lisa painting.
    • Canada proposes a complete freeze on the ownership of handguns.
    • 2,500-year-old wooden coffins and bronze statues are uncovered in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt.
    • Todd Boehly and his consortium become the new owners of Chelsea Football Club.
  • This date: May 31, 2022
  • June 1, 2022:
    • Manchester United announce that Paul Pogba will be leaving the club on a free transfer.
    • Gareth Bale leaves Real Madrid after nine years.
    • Russia gains control of most of Severodonetsk in Ukraine.
    • Johnny Depp wins his defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
    • Four people are killed during a shooting at a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • June 3, 2022:
    • The sports drama film "Hustle", starring Adam Sandler, is released by Netflix.
    • The third season of "The Boys" is released on Amazon Prime Video.
  • June 4, 2022: Shakira confirms that she has her split with her partner Gerard Piqué after more than a decade together.
  • June 5, 2022:
    • At least 40 people are killed during a mass shooting and bomb attack at a Catholic church in Owo, Nigeria.
    • Brazilian Indigenist Bruno Araújo Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips go missing in the west of the Amazonas.
  • June 6, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson narrowly survives a vote of "No Confidence".
  • June 8, 2022:
    • The US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic guns.
    • Several golfers are accused of helping the Saudi government to engage in "sportswashing" after agreeing to play in the Liv Golf tournament.
  • June 9, 2022:
    • Ukraine reports that the city of Severodonetsk is largely under Russian control.
    • The PGA Tour suspends golfers playing in Saudi Arabia's LIV Golf tournament.
    • Gas prices in the United States hit an average of $5 per gallon.
    • The European Central Bank announces that it will be raising interest rates in an effort to curb inflation.
    • Britney Spears and Sam Asghari are married.
    • TikTok star Cooper Noriega dies at the age of 19.
    • Actress Rebel Wilson comes out as gay.
    • An elephant kills a woman in India and then returns to her funeral to attack her body.
  • June 10, 2022: The film "Jurassic World Dominion" is released.
  • June 12, 2022: Actor Philip Baker Hall, who portrayed Mr Bookman in the sitcom Seinfeld, passes away at the age of 90.
  • June 13, 2022:
    • Brexit: The UK government launches legislation to override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
    • The price of Bitcoin drops by 14%, falling beneath $24,000.
    • Britney Spears' ex-husband, Jason Alexander, is charged with stalking her at her wedding.
    • Wrestler Jeff Hardy is arrested for driving under the influence.
    • Soccer: Benfica striker Darwin Núñez joins Liverpool.
  • June 14, 2022:
    • Stock market: The S&P 500 officially enters a bear market.
    • Coinbase lays off 18% of its workforce.
    • Lizzo apologizes for including an "ablest slur" in her new song "Grrrls".
  • June 15, 2022:
    • Microsoft officially retires its Internet Explorer browser.
    • US President Joe Biden announces an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine.
    • Eliza Rose and Interplanetary Criminal release the song "B.O.T.A. (Baddest of Them All)".
  • June 16, 2022: The Golden State Warriors win the 2022 NBA Finals after they defeat the Boston Celtics 4-2.
  • June 17, 2022:
    • Drake releases the album "Honestly, Nevermind".
    • The British government approves the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States.
    • WWE CEO Vince McMahon steps down due to a misconduct probe.
    • Kate Bush's song "Running Up That Hill" reaches the top of the UK charts after featuring in Stranger Things.
    • The Wendy Williams Show comes to an end after nearly 14 years.
  • June 18, 2022:
    • Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is refused entry to the United States due to his links with Irish crime boss Daniel Kinahan.
    • The price of Bitcoin falls under $20,000.
  • June 19, 2022:
    • An unprecedented heatwave hits Western Europe, with temperatures reaching up to 43 degrees celsius (110°F).
    • Golf: Matt Fitzpatrick wins the 2022 US Open.
  • June 20, 2022: Beyonce releases her single "Break My Soul".
  • June 21, 2022:
    • Britain's largest rail strike in 30 years takes place.
    • Beyonce releases her single "Break My Soul".
  • June 22, 2022:
    • Rap artist Lil Tjay is shot multiple times in New Jersey.
    • Khaby Lame becomes the most-followed person on TikTok.
  • June 23, 2022:
    • Ukraine and Moldova are accepted as candidates to join the European Union.
    • The first episode of "The Bear" is aired on FX on Hulu.
  • June 24, 2022:
    • The US Supreme Court overturns "Roe v Wade" and ends the constitutional right to abortion.
    • The horror film "The Black Phone" is released.
  • June 26, 2022: The Colorado Avalanche win the Stanley Cup Finals.
  • June 27, 2022:
    • The bodies of 46 migrants are found in the back of a trailer near San Antonio, Texas.
    • A Russian missile strike kills at least people at a shopping mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine.
  • June 28, 2022:
    • It is alleged that former US President Donald Trump attacked a Secret Service agent after they refused to bring him to the Capitol Hill riot on January 6th, 2021.
    • Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking.
  • June 29, 2022: R&B singer R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years in prison for multiple sex crimes.
  • June 30, 2022:
    • Russia withdraws troops from Snake Island following heavy bombardment.
    • The PC version of the MMORPG video game "TERA" is shut down.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 31, 2022, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 31, 2022 falls under the Deer.
  • 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

Television shows in May 2022

In May 2022, TV audiences were watching the following series:

Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes
Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Emily in Paris
Emily in Paris
Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso
The Witcher
The Witcher
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 2022

If you were a kid on May 31, 2022, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

The Ghost and Molly McGee
The Ghost and Molly McGee
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Danger Force
Danger Force

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
The Owl House
The Owl House
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
The Casagrandes
The Casagrandes
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
The Loud House
The Loud House
Bunk'd
Bunk'd
Toys

Toys in 2022

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2022.

Tunic 2022
Tunic
Gran Turismo 7 2022
Gran Turismo 7
Elden Ring 2022
Elden Ring
Horizon Forbidden West 2022
Horizon Forbidden West
Total War: Warhammer III 2022
Total War: Warhammer III
Sifu 2022
Sifu
Dying Light 2 2022
Dying Light 2
Pokémon Legends: Arceus 2022
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Halo Infinite 2021
Halo Infinite
Wordle 2021
Wordle
Battlefield 2042 2021
Battlefield 2042
Forza Horizon 5 2021
Forza Horizon 5
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 31.

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

Actor
Born on May 31, 1930
He turned 92 on this day in 2022.

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

Irish actor
Born on May 31, 1976
He turned 46 on this day in 2022.

Marco Reus

Marco Reus

German soccer player
Born on May 31, 1989
He turned 33 on this day in 2022.

MO3

MO3

Rapper Deceased
Born on May 31, 1992
He was not alive on this date.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on May 31, 2022.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 31, 2022 was most likely conceived around September 7, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 31, 2022 is close to February 21, 2023.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 31, 2022:

  • 746 days have passed since this date.
  • 106 weeks have passed.
  • 64,454,400 seconds have passed since May 31, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 75,196,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 33,258,470,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 10,742,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 5,543,078 steps. That's roughly 2,464 miles.
  • 773,453 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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