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May 16, 1962 was a Wednesday and it was the 136th day of the year 1962. It was the 20th Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1962 calendar will be in 2029. 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 Thursday. 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 82 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,737 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 6,912 days or 18.92 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 703 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 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 22, 1994.
If a dog named Fetch - a Treeing Walker Coonhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 306 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 Fetch will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Fetch will age 5-6 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.
- 1950Ray Condo
- 1963Mercedes Echerer
- 1964Boyd Tinsley
- 1972Khary Payton
- 1973Jason Acuña
- 1984Pania Rose
- 1986Megan Fox
- 1990Thomas Brodie-Sangster
- 1992Davika Hoorne
View the complete list of May 16 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 16.
- 1913Woody Herman, American singer, saxophonist, and clarinet player (d. 1987)
- 1925Ola Vincent, Nigerian banker and economist (d. 2012)
- 1934Antony Walker, English general
- 1948Emma Georgina Rothschild, English historian and academic
- 1951Janet Soskice, Canadian philosopher and theologian
- 1954Dafydd Williams, Canadian physician and astronaut
- 1965Tanel Tammet, Estonian computer scientist, engineer, and academic
- 1978Lionel Scaloni, Argentinian footballer
- 1984Pania Rose, Australian model
- 1985Kazuhito Tanaka, Japanese gymnast
View the complete list of May 16 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1204Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.
- 1527The Florentines drive out the Medici for a second time and Florence re-establishes itself as a republic.
- 1822Greek War of Independence: The Turks capture the Greek town of Souli.
- 1834The Battle of Asseiceira is fought, the last and decisive engagement of the Liberal Wars in Portugal.
- 1843The first major wagon train heading for the Pacific Northwest sets out on the Oregon Trail with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri.
- 1919A naval Curtiss NC-4 aircraft commanded by Albert Cushing Read leaves Trepassey, Newfoundland, for Lisbon via the Azores on the first transatlantic flight.
- 1951The first regularly scheduled transatlantic flights begin between Idlewild Airport (now John F Kennedy International Airport) in New York City and Heathrow Airport in London, operated by El Al Israel Airlines.
- 1960Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser (a ruby laser), at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.
- 1983Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.
- 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.
View the complete list of May 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16, and 1962 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Fran Kranz, Billy Crudup, Uttam Kumar, Dana Andrews, Grant Goodeve, St. Vincent, Edward Hardwicke, Ethan Kath, Enya, Lena Gercke.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the Eastern element of a person born on May 16, 1962.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th May 1962 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on June 13, 1989. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +136. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on August 1, 1957. Your incompatibility score is -118. 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.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 3,140,093,217. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Soldier Boy by The Shirelles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 19, 1962). 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 USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson – to search, to find and to use this bridge.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 111,558,191 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1962. The estimated number of babies born on 16th May 1962 is 305,639. That’s equivalent to 212 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 Lisa. This name was given to 46,080 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,037 times in the year 1962. Any chance you are Lisa or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 16, 1962. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 136th day of 1962
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 20th Wednesday of 1962
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2021: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 82 days
- Age on next birthday: 57 years old
- Days since birth: 20,737 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,912 days
- Years spent sleeping: 18.92 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 703
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 22, 1994
- Age in dog years: 306 dog years old using a Treeing Walker Coonhound breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- 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: Tiger
- Eastern zodiac element: Water
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: June 13, 1989 (+136)
- Worst compatible birthday: August 1, 1957 (-118)
- 1962 world population: 3,140,093,217
- Number one song: Soldier Boy by The Shirelles (May 19, 1962)
- Babies born in 1962: 111,558,191
- Babies born in 1962 every day: 305,639
- Babies born in 1962 every minute: 212
- Popular girl’s name: Lisa – 46,080 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,037 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 19, 1927 – Helen Carter, American singer (Carter Family and The Carter Sisters) (d. 1998); December 22, 1948 – Lynne Thigpen, American actress and singer (d. 2003); November 6, 1964 – Greg Graffin, American singer-songwriter and producer (Bad Religion).
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