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May 2, 1968 was a Thursday and it was the 123rd day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year was Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 337 days left before your next birthday. You will be 50 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,925 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 607 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1920Vasantrao Deshpande
- 1940Jo Ann Pflug
- 1950Lou Gramm
- 1951John Glascock
- 1952Mari Natsuki
- 1975David Beckham
- 1975Eva Santolaria
- 1986Emily Hart
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 2.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 2.
- 1660Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian composer (d. 1725)
- 1773Henrik Steffens, Norwegian philosopher and poet (d. 1845)
- 1860Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist and author (d. 1904)
- 1896Helen of Greece and Denmark (d. 1982)
- 1915Doris Fisher, American singer-songwriter (d. 2003)
- 1929Édouard Balladur, Turkish-French economist and politician, 162nd Prime Minister of France
- 1942Jacques Rogge, Belgian businessman
- 1972Pandora Boxx, American drag queen performer and singer
- 1980Zat Knight, English footballer
- 1984Saulius Mikoliūnas, Lithuanian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 2.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1906Closing ceremony of the Intercalated Games in Athens, Greece.
- 1932Comedian Jack Benny’s radio show airs for the first time.
- 1945World War II: Italian Campaign: General Heinrich von Vietinghoff signs the official instrument of surrender of all Wehrmacht forces in Italy.
- 1946The “Battle of Alcatraz” takes place; two guards and three inmates are killed.
- 1952The world’s first ever jet airliner, the De Havilland Comet 1 makes its maiden flight, from London to Johannesburg.
- 1955Tennessee Williams wins the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
- 1995During the Croatian War of Independence, the Army of the Republic of Serb Krajina fires cluster bombs at Zagreb, killing seven and wounding over 175 civilians.
- 2011Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI’s most wanted man is killed by the United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
- 2012A pastel version of The Scream, by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, sells for $120 million in a New York City auction, setting a new world record for a work of art at auction.
- 2014Two mudslides in Badakhshan, Afghanistan, leave up to 2,500 people missing.
View the complete list of historical events for May 2.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 2 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 4. It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Dale Hawkins, Tom Robinson, Rebekah Del Rio, Jennifer Celotta, Antonio Larreta, Monte Hellman, Brande Roderick, Beah Richards, Melissa Benoist, Jaishankar.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 2 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on May 2, 1968.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Honey by Bobby Goldsboro as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 4, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 31, 1905 – Diana Napier, English actress (d. 1982); October 18, 1923 – Jessie Mae Hemphill, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2008); April 10, 1970 – Kenny Lattimore, American singer-songwriter.
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