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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 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 353 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,257 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 483 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.
- 1917George Gaynes
- 1925Bobbejaan Schoepen
- 1929Betty Carter
- 1964John Salley
- 1970Danielle Spencer
- 1973Jason Acuña
- 1974Adam Richman
- 1974Laura Pausini
- 1985Stanislav Ianevski
- 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.
- 1788Friedrich Rückert, German poet and translator (d. 1866)
- 1922Eddie Bert, American trombonist (d. 2012)
- 1938Stuart Bell, English lawyer and politician (d. 2012)
- 1943Dan Coats, American politician and diplomat, 29th United States Ambassador to Germany
- 1953Kitanoumi Toshimitsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 55th Yokozuna
- 1978Lionel Scaloni, Argentinian footballer
- 1981Joseph Morgan, English actor and producer
- 1984Mickie Knuckles, American wrestler
- 1988Jesús Castillo, Mexican footballer
- 1990Charlotte Crosby, English television personality
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1866The U.S. Congress eliminates the half dime coin and replaces it with the five cent piece, or nickel.
- 1919A naval Curtiss NC-4 aircraft commanded by Albert Cushing Read leaves Trepassey, Newfoundland, for Lisbon via the Azores on the first transatlantic flight.
- 1960Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser (a ruby laser), at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.
- 1969Venera program: Venera 5, a Soviet space probe, lands on Venus.
- 1991Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom addresses a joint session of the United States Congress. She is the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress.
- 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 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: Aimilios Veakis, John Pinette, Shobna Gulati, Nathan Jones, James Patterson, Pat Green, Surjit Bindrakhia, Ethel Grandin, Miki Fujimura, Kai Hansen.
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: May 25, 1991 – Jillian Wheeler, American singer-songwriter and actress; January 15, 1987 – Michael Seater, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter; July 14, 1926 – Harry Dean Stanton, American actor and singer.
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