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May 4, 1988 was a Wednesday and it was the 125th day of the year 1988. It was the 18th Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 211 days left before your next birthday. You will be 35 years old when that day comes. There have been 12,572 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 4,191 days or 11.47 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 425 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 October 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 11, 2020.
If a dog named Emma-Amilia - a Papillon breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 156 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 Emma-Amilia will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Emma-Amilia 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.
- 1921John van Kesteren
- 1932Paul Luty
- 1934Tatiana Samoilova
- 1944Peggy Santiglia
- 1952David Della Rocco
- 1954Liz Robertson
- 1954Marilyn Martin
- 1954Pia Zadora
- 1967Ana Gasteyer
View the complete list of May 4 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 4.
- 1767Tyagaraja, Indian composer (d. 1847)
- 1939Neil Fox, English rugby player and coach
- 1954Liz Robertson, English actress and singer
- 1956Ken Oberkfell, American baseball player and coach
- 1964Goran Prpić, Croatian tennis player and coach
- 1982Kleopas Giannou, Greek footballer
- 1984Montell Owens, American football player
- 1986Devan Dubnyk, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1989Rory McIlroy, Northern Irish golfer
- 1993Jānis Bērziņš, Latvian basketball player
View the complete list of May 4 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1415Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance.
- 1836Formation of Ancient Order of Hibernians
- 1859The Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England.
- 1865Surrender of the Confederate departments of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana at Citronelle, Alabama.
- 1904The United States begins construction of the Panama Canal.
- 1945World War II: Neuengamme concentration camp near Hamburg is liberated by the British Army.
- 1946In San Francisco Bay, U.S. Marines from the nearby Treasure Island Naval Base stop a two-day riot at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Five people are killed in the riot.
- 1953Ernest Hemingway wins the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
- 1972The Don't Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to “Greenpeace Foundation”.
- 2007Greensburg, Kansas is almost completely destroyed by a 1.7 mi wide EF5 tornado. It was the first-ever tornado to be rated as such with the new Enhanced Fujita scale.
View the complete list of May 4 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 4, and 1988 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Ben Wright, Michel Aumont, Charles Napier, Barry Jackson, Lee Norris, Nicolette van Dam, Notis Sfakianakis, Marvin Kaplan, Molly Ringwald, Beatriz Batarda.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 4 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), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 4, 1988.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 4th May 1988 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 5,114,557,167. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Wishing Well by Terence Trent D’Arby as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 7, 1988). 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 Romania approximately on 1325. Your profession was leader, major, captain.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Timid, constrained, quiet person. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson – to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 139,142,510 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1988. The estimated number of babies born on 4th May 1988 is 380,171. That’s equivalent to 264 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 Jessica. This name was given to 51,538 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 64,133 times in the year 1988. Any chance you are Jessica 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 4” 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 4, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 125th day of 1988
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 18th Wednesday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2024: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 211 days
- Age on next birthday: 35 years old
- Days since birth: 12,572 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,191 days
- Years spent sleeping: 11.47 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 425
- Next full moon: October 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 11, 2020
- Age in dog years: 156 dog years old using a Papillon breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: Wishing Well by Terence Trent D’Arby (May 7, 1988)
- Babies born in 1988: 139,142,510
- Babies born in 1988 every day: 380,171
- Babies born in 1988 every minute: 264
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 51,538 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 64,133 babies
- Roman numerals: IV.V.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 14, 1945 – Michael Martin Murphey, American singer-songwriter and guitarist; December 13, 1930 – Robert Prosky, American actor (d. 2008); September 28, 1985 – Shindong, South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (Super Junior).
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