May 17: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

May 17th marks the 137th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 138th in case of leap years). There are 228 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Trent Reznor (1965), Enya (1961) and Craig Ferguson (1962). Holidays and observances around the world include: UN Global Road Safety Week, 17-23 May (biennial) [WHO] and World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.
But much more happened on May 17 over the years: find out below

How many days until next May 17

Like this day if it is important to you!

Your place in the Universe on May 17

We are proud to bring you the most beautiful and accurate map of the stars on your day

Get your map!
star banner

Find out more about your Moon Sign

A personalized Reading based on your birthdate

Get your FREE Moon Reading

Have a look at the old UK newspapers from May 17 and get them!

Get UK historic newspapers from May 17
The Times

Do you remember those beautiful old magazines?

Browse your magazine from May 17
life magazines


Which were the most popular Movies released around May 17 over the years?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial



Release year: 2023

Directed by: Michael Dowse



Release year: 2023

Directed by: Winter Dunn

Irma Vep

Irma Vep

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Olivier Assayas

Sea of Love

Sea of Love

Release year: 2022

Directed by: universal



Release year: 2021


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 17?


  • Saint Solochon
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • See more


  • 2019 Canada-United States Relations, Mexico-United States Relations: The United States lifted tariffs on steel from Canada and Mexico.
  • 2018 International military intervention against ISIL. Denmark announces partial withdrawal of its special forces in Iraq after the fall of ISIL.
  • 2017 Bundu dia Kongo supporters free their leader and 50 others with an attack on Makala prison in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo).
  • 2016 Iraqi civil War (2014-present: 17 May 2016 Baghdad Bombings: At least 69% are killed and 230 others injured by a series bombings targeting Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad, Iraq. Some of these attacks are claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq or Syria.
  • See more

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

send a message
birthday card
birthday club

Was None your birth date ?

If yes, join our birthday club!

join birthday club
vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

  • 2017 - I'm The One
  • 2016 - One Dance
  • 2015 - See You Again
  • 2014 - All Of Me
  • 2013 - Can't Hold Us
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - Rolling In The Deep
  • 2010 - Not Afraidyoutube
  • 2009 - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  • 2008 - Bleeding Loveyoutube
  • See more

Top #1 Rock songs

  • 2017 - Believer
  • 2016 - Stressed Out
  • 2015 - Shut Up And Dance
  • 2014 - Pompeii
  • 2013 - Radioactive
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - Rope
  • 2010 - Between The Lines


Which were the most popular books released around May 17 over the years?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

Year: 1977


"She is a wonderful comedian, straight as a hypodermic and a virtuoso of the field suburban living Lovely stuff. "VOGUEIt is the expose to end all exposures--the truth about suburbia: where they planted trees

Further Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Further Up The Organization

Year: 1984


Townsend's punchy, irreverent chapters are full of uncompromising straight talking as they refresh tired thinking on daily business issues such as corporate image, business lunch, and how to retire.

The Conquest Of Everest by Sir John Hunt

The Conquest Of Everest

Year: 1954


This book is about climbing Mount Everest. It is a beautiful book that is bound especially for collectors who are looking for handsome editions to add to their library.

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon

Master of the Game

Year: 1983


KATE BLACKWELL: Who is she? She is the symbol for success. A beautiful woman who turned her inheritance into an international conglomerate. She was awarded a special place among the rich and famous.

A Common Life by Jan Karon

A Common Life

Year: 2001


The beloved Mitford Series' sixth novel is now available. Jan Karon, the bestselling author of Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Humor and At Home in Mitford, has written this book. Jan Karon will be taking her millions.

This day over the years in 30 sec.

For more videos please visit our official youtube channel