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May 16, 1974 was a Thursday and it was the 136th day of the year 1974. It was the 20th Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1974 calendar will be in 2030. 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 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 83 days left before your next birthday. You will be 46 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,719 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 5,573 days or 15.26 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 566 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 9 at 17:49:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 22, 2006.
If a dog named Hyacinth - a Border Collie breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 222 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 Hyacinth will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Hyacinth 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.
- 1931Jack Dodson
- 1946Robert Fripp
- 1948Jesper Christensen
- 1966Scott Reeves
- 1968Chingmy Yau
- 1971Rachel Goswell
- 1974Sonny Sandoval
- 1981Joseph Morgan
- 1983Nancy Ajram
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.
- 1882Simeon Price, American golfer (d. 1945)
- 1897Zvi Sliternik, Israeli entomologist and academic (d. 1994)
- 1919Ramon Margalef, Spanish ecologist and biologist (d. 2004)
- 1923Peter Underwood, English parapsychologist and author (d. 2014)
- 1925Nílton Santos, Brazilian footballer (d. 2013)
- 1928Billy Martin, American baseball player and coach (d. 1989)
- 1934Antony Walker, English general
- 1936Roy Hudd, English actor
- 1954Dafydd Williams, Canadian physician and astronaut
- 1990Thomas Brodie-Sangster, English actor
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.
- 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.
- 1584Santiago de Vera becomes sixth Governor-General of the Spanish colony of the Philippines.
- 1770A 14-year-old Marie Antoinette marries 15-year-old Louis-Auguste who later becomes king of France.
- 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.
- 1843The first major wagon train heading for the Pacific Northwest sets out on the Oregon Trail with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri.
- 1866The U.S. Congress eliminates the half dime coin and replaces it with the five cent piece, or nickel.
- 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).
- 1918The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government during wartime an imprisonable offense. It will be repealed less than two years later.
- 2007Nicolas Sarkozy takes office as President of France.
View the complete list of May 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16, and 1974 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Kenshō Ono, John Berry, Alex Kapranos, David Ryall, Robin Quivers, Kazuyuki Sogabe, Mayuko Iwasa, Drew Cheetwood, Barrie Keeffe, Danny Boyle.
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 Wood is the Eastern element of a person born on May 16, 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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th May 1974 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 2, 1947. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +175. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on December 28, 1959. Your score is -151. 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 4,016,608,813. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Streak by Ray Stevens as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 18, 1974). 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 Burma approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 121,673,775 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1974. The estimated number of babies born on 16th May 1974 is 333,353. That’s equivalent to 231 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 Jennifer. This name was given to 63,112 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,583 times in the year 1974. Any chance you are Jennifer 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, 1974. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 136th day of 1974
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 20th Thursday of 1974
- Next same calendar year: 2030
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2022: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 83 days
- Age on next birthday: 46 years old
- Days since birth: 16,719 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,573 days
- Years spent sleeping: 15.26 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 566
- Next full moon: March 9 at 17:49:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 22, 2006
- Age in dog years: 222 dog years old using a Border Collie breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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: Wood
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: August 2, 1947 (+175)
- Worst compatible birthday: December 28, 1959 (-151)
- 1974 world population: 4,016,608,813
- Number one song: The Streak by Ray Stevens (May 18, 1974)
- Babies born in 1974: 121,673,775
- Babies born in 1974 every day: 333,353
- Babies born in 1974 every minute: 231
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 63,112 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,583 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.V.MCMLXXIV
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 1, 1983 – Lynsey Bartilson, American actress and producer; June 18, 1947 – Ivonne Coll, Puerto Rican model and actress, Miss Puerto Rico 1967; August 30, 2002 – Raffey Cassidy, English actress.
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