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May 16, 1948 was a Sunday and it was the 137th day of the year 1948. It was the 20th Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1948 calendar will be in 2032. 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 317 days left before your next birthday. You will be 73 years old when that day comes. There have been 26,346 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 8,782 days or 24.04 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 892 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 July 5 at 04:46:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 23, 1980.
If a dog named Tenzi - a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 344 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Tenzi will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Tenzi will age 4.5 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1900Aage Winther-Jørgensen
- 1905Henry Fonda
- 1964Milton Jones
- 1970Danielle Spencer
- 1973Kōsuke Toriumi
- 1973Tori Spelling
- 1975Tony Kakko
- 1979Barbara Nedeljáková
- 1985Stanislav Ianevski
- 1986Shakti Arora
View the complete list of May 16 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 16.
- 1898Desanka Maksimović, Serbian poet and academic (d. 1993)
- 1915Mario Monicelli, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 2010)
- 1925Nancy Roman, American astronomer
- 1931Hana Brady, Czech-Polish holocaust victim (d. 1944)
- 1931Jack Dodson, American actor (d. 1994)
- 1944Billy Cobham, Panamanian-American drummer, composer, and bandleader (Mahavishnu Orchestra, Jazz Is Dead, and Bobby and the Midnites)
- 1977Jean-Sébastien Giguère, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1985Anja Mittag, German footballer
- 1986Shakti Arora, Indian Actor
- 1994Kathinka von Deichmann, Liechtensteinerin tennis player
View the complete list of May 16 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1527The Florentines drive out the Medici for a second time and Florence re-establishes itself as a republic.
- 1532Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor of England.
- 1568Mary, Queen of Scots, flees to England.
- 1812Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov signs the Treaty of Bucharest, ending the Russo-Turkish War. Bessarabia is annexed by Imperial Russia.
- 1834The Battle of Asseiceira is fought, the last and decisive engagement of the Liberal Wars in Portugal.
- 1877May 1877 political crisis in France.
- 1891The International Electrotechnical Exhibition opens in Frankfurt, Germany, and will feature the world’s first long distance transmission of high-power, three-phase electric current (the most common form today).
- 1929In Hollywood, the first Academy Awards are awarded.
- 1961Park Chung-hee leads a coup d'état to overthrow the Second Republic of South Korea.
- 1975Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
View the complete list of May 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16, and 1948 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Justina Machado, Lou Briel, Ernest Borgnine, Rina Koike, Geoffrey Davies, George Foreman, Louise Currie, Anthony Green, Ray Winstone, Kathleen Herles.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 16 is Taurus ♉ (The Bull) – a fixed sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Venus – the planet of love and beauty. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 16, 1948.
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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th May 1948 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 22, 1957. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +143. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 12, 1926. Your score is -124. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 800. Your profession was writer, dramatist, organizer of rituals.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Can you remember who you were?
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Linda. This name was given to 96,209 baby girls. For the boys it’s James. This name was recorded 88,588 times in the year 1948. Any chance you are Linda or James? (Source: ssa.gov)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 16, 1948. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 137th day of 1948
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 20th Sunday of 1948
- Next same calendar year: 2032
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2022: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 317 days
- Age on next birthday: 73 years old
- Days since birth: 26,346 days
- Days spent sleeping: 8,782 days
- Years spent sleeping: 24.04 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 892
- Next full moon: July 5 at 04:46:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 23, 1980
- Age in dog years: 344 dog years old using a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- Western zodiac sign: Taurus ♉ (The Bull)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Sapphire
- Eastern zodiac animal: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: October 22, 1957 (+143)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 12, 1926 (-124)
- Popular girl’s name: Linda – 96,209 babies
- Popular boy’s name: James – 88,588 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.V.MCMXLVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 24, 1971 – Antony Hegarty, English singer-songwriter and pianist (Hercules and Love Affair and Antony and the Johnsons); May 13, 1935 – Dominic Cossa, American opera singer; May 5, 1981 – Marcelle Bittar, Brazilian model.
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