Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 16th of May 1998 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
May 16, 1998 was a Saturday and it was the 136th day of the year 1998. It was the 20th Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1998 calendar will be in 2026. 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 10 days left before your next birthday. You will be 23 years old when that day comes. There have been 8,391 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 2,797 days or 7.66 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 284 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 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on January 22, 2030.
If a dog named Whiskie - a Chesapeake Bay Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 119 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 Whiskie will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Whiskie 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.
- 1913Woody Herman
- 1920Martine Carol
- 1944Danny Trejo
- 1951Unshō Ishizuka
- 1957Yuri Shevchuk
- 1961Kevin McDonald
- 1966Scott Reeves
- 1977Claudia Albertario
- 1985Tadayoshi Okura
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.
- 1763Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, French pharmacist and chemist (d. 1829)
- 1891Richard Tauber, Austrian tenor and actor (d. 1948)
- 1916Ephraim Katzir, Israeli biophysicist and politician, 4th President of Israel (d. 2009)
- 1923Peter Underwood, English parapsychologist and author (d. 2014)
- 1931Vujadin Boškov, Serbian footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2014)
- 1967Doug Brocail, American baseball player and coach
- 1968Chingmy Yau, Hong Kong actress
- 1971Rachel Goswell, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Slowdive and Mojave 3)
- 1973Jason Acuña, American actor and stuntman
- 1988Martynas Gecevičius, Lithuanian basketball player
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.
- 1527The Florentines drive out the Medici for a second time and Florence re-establishes itself as a republic.
- 1568Mary, Queen of Scots, flees to England.
- 1868United States President Andrew Johnson is acquitted in his impeachment trial by one vote in the United States Senate.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1953American journalist William N. Oatis is released after serving 22 months of a ten-year prison sentence for espionage in Czechoslovakia.
- 1960Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser (a ruby laser), at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.
- 1975Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
- 1983Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.
- 2003In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.
View the complete list of May 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16, and 1998 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: Pras, Riki Miura, Vin Diesel, Anna Trincher, Patti LuPone, Airi Suzuki, Carola Häggkvist, Kevin Skinner, Markie Post, Yu Nan.
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 Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 16, 1998.
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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th May 1998 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
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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 5,935,213,248. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Too Close by Next as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 16, 1998). 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 Poland approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 130,687,872 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1998. The estimated number of babies born on 16th May 1998 is 358,049. That’s equivalent to 249 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 Emily. This name was given to 26,181 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 36,614 times in the year 1998. Any chance you are Emily 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, 1998. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 136th day of 1998
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 20th Saturday of 1998
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 10 days
- Age on next birthday: 23 years old
- Days since birth: 8,391 days
- Days spent sleeping: 2,797 days
- Years spent sleeping: 7.66 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 284
- Next full moon: May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 22, 2030
- Age in dog years: 119 dog years old using a Chesapeake Bay Retriever 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: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- 1998 world population: 5,935,213,248
- Number one song: Too Close by Next (May 16, 1998)
- Babies born in 1998: 130,687,872
- Babies born in 1998 every day: 358,049
- Babies born in 1998 every minute: 249
- Popular girl’s name: Emily – 26,181 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 36,614 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.V.MCMXCVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 17, 1954 – J. Michael Straczynski, American author, screenwriter, and producer; January 28, 1930 – Jasraj, Indian singer; January 27, 1961 – Gillian Gilbert, English keyboard player and singer (New Order and The Other Two).
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