Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 16th of May 2008 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, 2008 was a Friday and it was the 137th day of the year 2008. It was the 20th Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 2008 calendar will be in 2036. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 269 days left before your next birthday. You will be 12 years old when that day comes. There have been 4,114 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 1,371 days or 3.75 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 140 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 September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on January 23, 2040.
If a dog named Mr.Wigles - a Chinese Crested breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 64 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 Mr.Wigles will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Mr.Wigles will age 4 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
- 1921Harry Carey, Jr.
- 1931Jack Dodson
- 1948Katia Dandoulaki
- 1958Glenn Gregory
- 1966Celia Ireland
- 1973Tori Spelling
- 1978Jim Sturgess
- 1994Miles Heizer
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.
- 1909Margaret Sullavan, American actress and singer (d. 1960)
- 1923Victoria Fromkin, American linguist and academic (d. 2000)
- 1936Karl Lehmann, German cardinal
- 1945Massimo Moratti, Italian businessman
- 1957Joan Benoit, American runner
- 1960Steve Scott, British journalist and presenter
- 1979Barbara Nedeljáková, Slovak actress
- 1985Rodrigo Peters Marques, Brazilian footballer
- 1985Tadayoshi Okura, Japanese singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (Kanjani Eight)
- 1989Behati Prinsloo, Namibian model
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.
- 1866The U.S. Congress eliminates the half dime coin and replaces it with the five cent piece, or nickel.
- 1888Nikola Tesla delivers a lecture describing the equipment which will allow efficient generation and use of alternating currents to transmit electric power over long distances.
- 1943The Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends.
- 1960Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser (a ruby laser), at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.
- 1975India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state holds a referendum in which the popular vote is in favor of merging with India.
- 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.
- 1997Mobutu Sese Seko, the President of Zaire, flees the country.
- 2005Kuwait permits women’s suffrage in a 35–23 National Assembly vote.
- 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 May 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 16, and 2008 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: Harish Raghavendra, Alex D. Linz, Nat King Cole, Carl Laemmle, Barbara Babcock, Rue McClanahan, James Garner, Samuel David Moore, Chitti Babu, Park So-yeon.
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), Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 16, 2008.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th May 2008 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 6,709,049,780. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 17, 2008). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, forester.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.
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 137,464,471 babies were born throughout the world in the year 2008. The estimated number of babies born on 16th May 2008 is 375,586. That’s equivalent to 261 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 Emma. This name was given to 18,809 baby girls. For the boys it’s Jacob. This name was recorded 22,591 times in the year 2008. Any chance you are Emma or Jacob? (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, 2008. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 137th day of 2008
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 20th Friday of 2008
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2021: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 269 days
- Age on next birthday: 12 years old
- Days since birth: 4,114 days
- Days spent sleeping: 1,371 days
- Years spent sleeping: 3.75 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 140
- Next full moon: September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 23, 2040
- Age in dog years: 64 dog years old using a Chinese Crested breed
- Life path number and meaning: 4 – It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
- 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: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- 2008 world population: 6,709,049,780
- Number one song: Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis (May 17, 2008)
- Babies born in 2008: 137,464,471
- Babies born in 2008 every day: 375,586
- Babies born in 2008 every minute: 261
- Popular girl’s name: Emma – 18,809 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Jacob – 22,591 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.V.MMVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 30, 1949 – Lene Lovich, American singer-songwriter; September 16, 1979 – Fanny, French singer; September 19, 1993 – Jirayu Tangsrisuk, Thai actor.
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