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May 16, 1959 was a Saturday and it was the 136th day of the year 1959. It was the 20th Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1959 calendar will be in 2026. 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 73 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,573 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 7,524 days or 20.60 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 765 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 March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 22, 1991.
If a dog named Renni - a Puggle breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 264 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 Renni will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Renni will age 4 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.
- 1929Betty Carter
- 1946Robert Fripp
- 1947Barbara Lee
- 1955Debra Winger
- 1966Janet Jackson
- 1972Khary Payton
- 1974Sonny Sandoval
- 1981Joseph Morgan
- 1989Behati Prinsloo
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.
- 1912Studs Terkel, American historian and author (d. 2008)
- 1917Ben Kuroki, American sergeant and pilot (d. 2015)
- 1917James C. Murray, American lawyer and politician (d. 1999)
- 1960S. Shanmuganathan, Sri Lankan commander and politician (d. 1998)
- 1982Billy Crawford, Filipino-American singer-songwriter and actor
- 1986Shamcey Supsup, Filipino model and architect
- 1988Jaak Põldma, Estonian tennis player
- 1990Charlotte Crosby, English television personality
- 1993IU, South Korean singer-songwriter and actress
- 1993Karol Mets, Estonian footballer
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.
- 1866The U.S. Congress eliminates the half dime coin and replaces it with the five cent piece, or nickel.
- 1868United States President Andrew Johnson is acquitted in his impeachment trial by one vote in the United States Senate.
- 1888Nikola Tesla delivers a lecture describing the equipment which will allow efficient generation and use of alternating currents to transmit electric power over long distances.
- 1960Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser (a ruby laser), at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.
- 1966The Communist Party of China issues the “May 16 Notice”, marking the beginning of the Cultural Revolution.
- 1975India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state holds a referendum in which the popular vote is in favor of merging with India.
- 1988A report by the Surgeon General of the United States C. Everett Koop states that the addictive properties of nicotine are similar to those of heroin and cocaine.
- 1997Mobutu Sese Seko, the President of Zaire, flees the country.
- 2011STS-134 (ISS assembly flight ULF6), launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the 25th and final flight for OV 105.
- 2015A passenger train collides with a tractor and trailer on a level crossing at Ibbenbüren, Germany. Two people are killed and 40 are injured.
View the complete list of May 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16, and 1959 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Bryan Dattilo, Kang Min-hyuk, Kevin Parker, Vincent Pérez, Jonathan Goldstein, Nagma, Barry Bostwick, Ella Rae Peck, Patrick J. Adams, Wilson Pickett.
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), Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 16, 1959.
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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th May 1959 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 10, 1935. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +121. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 8, 1944. Your score is -116. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
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Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 18, 1959). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 105,573,458 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1959. The estimated number of babies born on 16th May 1959 is 289,242. That’s equivalent to 201 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Mary. This name was given to 54,477 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,255 times in the year 1959. Any chance you are Mary or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man May 16” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
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, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 136th day of 1959
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 20th Saturday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 73 days
- Age on next birthday: 62 years old
- Days since birth: 22,573 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,524 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.60 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 765
- Next full moon: March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 22, 1991
- Age in dog years: 264 dog years old using a Puggle breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- 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: Pig
- 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 10, 1935 (+121)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 8, 1944 (-116)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison (May 18, 1959)
- Babies born in 1959: 105,573,458
- Babies born in 1959 every day: 289,242
- Babies born in 1959 every minute: 201
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 54,477 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,255 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.V.MCMLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 3, 1956 – Ray Combs, American actor and game show host (d. 1996); July 14, 1956 – Julio Chávez, Argentinian actor; July 4, 1978 – Katia Zygouli, Greek model and actress.
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