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May 16, 1978 was a Tuesday and it was the 136th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. 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 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 22 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,223 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 482 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 May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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.
- 1947Bill Smitrovich
- 1951Jonathan Richman
- 1966Janet Jackson
- 1974Adam Richman
- 1974Laura Pausini
- 1977Emilíana Torrini
- 1981Joseph Morgan
- 1983Nancy Ajram
- 1985Tadayoshi Okura
- 1986Shakti Arora
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.
- 1898Desanka Maksimović, Serbian poet and academic (d. 1993)
- 1906Alfred Pellan, Canadian painter and educator (d. 1988)
- 1920Martine Carol, French actress (d. 1967)
- 1923Peter Underwood, English parapsychologist and author (d. 2014)
- 1936Karl Lehmann, German cardinal
- 1944Billy Cobham, Panamanian-American drummer, composer, and bandleader (Mahavishnu Orchestra, Jazz Is Dead, and Bobby and the Midnites)
- 1946John Law, English sociologist and academic
- 1969David Boreanaz, American actor, director, and producer
- 1985Kazuhito Tanaka, Japanese gymnast
- 1985Stanislav Ianevski, Bulgarian actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 218Julia Maesa, aunt of the assassinated Caracalla, is banished to her home in Syria by the self-proclaimed emperor Macrinus and declares her 14-year-old grandson Elagabalus, emperor of Rome.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1966The Communist Party of China issues the “May 16 Notice”, marking the beginning of the Cultural Revolution.
- 1969Venera program: Venera 5, a Soviet space probe, lands on Venus.
- 2003In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.
View the complete list of historical events for May 16.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16 and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jerry Harrison, Brandon Soo Hoo, Song Min-ho, Natali Thanou, Virginia Williams, Mark Donovan, Angelo Muscat, Chad Channing, Nelson Eddy, James Lafferty.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 16 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on May 16, 1978.
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 With a Little Luck by Wings as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 20, 1978). 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 9, 1940 – Clancy Eccles, Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2005); April 23, 1961 – George Lopez, American comedian, actor, and talk show host; August 2, 1978 – Kazuki Namioka, Japanese actor.
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