What Happened on May 17, 2005

Historical Events

Academy of Country Music Awards

40th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson & Keith Urban win

Music History

Singer Kylie Minogue is diagnosed with breast cancer at 36

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Gorshin, American comedian and impersonator (Riddler-Batman), dies at 72

About May 17, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • UK #1 Song: Lonely - Akon