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May 16, 1972 was a Tuesday and it was the 137th day of the year 1972. The next time you can reuse your old 1972 calendar will be in 2028. 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 351 days left before your next birthday. You will be 46 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,450 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 557 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.
- 1946Robert Fripp
- 1953Pierce Brosnan
- 1955Debra Winger
- 1964John Salley
- 1966Metin Şentürk
- 1973Special Ed
- 1982Billy Crawford
- 1984Pania Rose
- 1986Megan Fox
- 1987Can Bonomo
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 16.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 16.
- 1824Levi P. Morton, American banker and politician, 22nd United States Vice President (d. 1920)
- 1909Margaret Sullavan, American actress and singer (d. 1960)
- 1910Higashifushimi Kunihide, Japanese monk and educator (d. 2014)
- 1917Ben Kuroki, American sergeant and pilot (d. 2015)
- 1936Karl Lehmann, German cardinal
- 1943Dan Coats, American politician and diplomat, 29th United States Ambassador to Germany
- 1970Gabriela Sabatini, Argentinian tennis player
- 1978Jim Sturgess, English singer-songwriter and actor
- 1991Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgarian tennis player
- 1998Ariel Waller, Canadian actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 16.
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.
- 1771The Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called The “Regulators”, occurs in present-day Alamance County, North Carolina.
- 1877May 1877 political crisis in France.
- 1943The Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends.
- 1960Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser (a ruby laser), at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.
- 1961Park Chung-hee leads a coup d'état to overthrow the Second Republic of South Korea.
- 1975India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state holds a referendum in which the popular vote is in favor of merging with India.
- 1997Mobutu Sese Seko, the President of Zaire, flees the country.
- 2003In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.
- 2005Kuwait permits women’s suffrage in a 35–23 National Assembly vote.
View the complete list of historical events for May 16.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16 and 1972 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: James Blundell, Andrew Wood, Barry Williams, Earl Sweatshirt, Jagathy Sreekumar, Ramón Rodríguez, Barton MacLane, Theda Bara, Dina Meyer, Matt Dillon.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 16 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element of a person born on May 16, 1972.
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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 20, 1972). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 31, 1937 – Anthony Hopkins, Welsh-American actor, director, and composer; June 28, 1977 – Harun Tekin, Turkish singer and guitarist (Mor ve Ötesi); June 4, 1985 – Dani Evans, American model.
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