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May 5, 1974 was a Sunday and it was the 125th day of the year 1974. The next time you can reuse your old 1974 calendar will be in 2019. 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 is Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 107 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,599 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 529 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1929Ayhan Işık
- 1930Hans Abramson
- 1935Douglas Marland
- 1951Nicholas Guest
- 1957Peter Howitt
- 1959Steve Stevens
- 1964Minami Takayama
- 1966Josh Weinstein
- 1967Levent Kazak
- 1981Farid Kamil
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 5.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 5.
- 1866Thomas B. Thrige, Danish businessman (d. 1938)
- 1898Elsie Eaves, American engineer (d. 1983)
- 1901Blind Willie McTell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1959)
- 1925Eddi Arent, Polish-German actor (d. 2013)
- 1940Michael Lindsay-Hogg, American director and producer
- 1948Anna Bergman, Swedish actress
- 1982Corey Parker, Australian rugby league footballer
- 1982Jay Bothroyd, English footballer
- 1982Wouter D'Haene, Belgian sprinter
- 1987Siim Sellis, Estonian skier
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1762Russia and Prussia sign the Treaty of St. Petersburg.
- 1811In the second day of fighting at the Peninsular War Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro the French army, under Marshall André Masséna, drive in the Duke of Wellington’s overextended right flank, but French frontal assaults fail to take the town of Fuentes de Oñoro and the Anglo-Portuguese army holds the field at the end of the day.
- 1891The Music Hall in New York City (later known as Carnegie Hall) has its grand opening and first public performance, with Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor.
- 1904Pitching against the Philadelphia Athletics at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, Cy Young of the Boston Americans throws the first perfect game in the modern era of baseball.
- 1944German troops execute 216 civilians in the village of Kleisoura in Greece.
- 1964The Council of Europe declares May 5 as Europe Day.
- 1972Alitalia Flight 112 crashes into Mount Longa near Palermo, Sicily, killing all 115 aboard, making it the deadliest single-aircraft disaster in Italy.
- 1973Secretariat wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, an as-yet unbeaten record.
- 1977The first of The Nixon Interviews between David Frost and Richard Nixon are broadcast.
- 1994American teenager Michael P. Fay is caned in Singapore for theft and vandalism.
View the complete list of historical events for May 5.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 5 and 1974 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: Amina Claudine Myers, Kenny Lattimore, Tim Rice-Oxley, Sarah Miles, Nuša Derenda, Todd Solondz, May'n, Maria Charles, Demi Moore, Frankie Cocozza.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 5 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Tiger is the mythical animal and Wood is the element of a person born on May 5, 1974.
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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 11, 1974). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 30, 1968 – Celine Dion, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress; November 11, 1944 – Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2000); November 18, 1981 – Christina Vidal, American actress and singer.
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