Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 5th of May 1988 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 5, 1988 was a Thursday and it was the 126th day of the year 1988. It was the 18th Thursday 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 Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 221 days left before your next birthday. You will be 34 years old when that day comes. There have been 12,197 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 4,066 days or 11.13 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 413 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 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 12, 2020.
If a dog named Altay - a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 168 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 Altay will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Altay 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.
- 1927Pat Carroll
- 1935Bernard Pivot
- 1944John Rhys-Davies
- 1955Lisa Jane Persky
- 1957Peter Howitt
- 1958Aurélien Recoing
- 1963James LaBrie
- 1967Takehito Koyasu
- 1985Shoko Nakagawa
- 1987Jessie Cave
View the complete list of May 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 5.
- 1826Eugénie de Montijo, French wife of Napoleon III (d. 1920)
- 1901Blind Willie McTell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1959)
- 1934Johnnie Taylor, American singer (d. 2000)
- 1935Robert Rehme, American film producer
- 1942Jean Corston, Baroness Corston, English lawyer and politician
- 1948Mats Bergman, Swedish actor
- 1956Lisa Eilbacher, American actress
- 1957Peter Howitt, English actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1976Dieter Brummer, Australian actor
- 1988Adele, English singer-songwriter
View the complete list of May 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1866Memorial Day first celebrated in United States at Waterloo, New York.
- 1940World War II: Norwegian Campaign: Norwegian squads in Hegra Fortress and Vinjesvingen capitulate to German forces after all other Norwegian forces in southern Norway had laid down their arms.
- 1941Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; the country commemorates the date as Liberation Day or Patriots’ Victory Day.
- 1945World War II: The Prague uprising begins as an attempt by the Czech resistance to free the city from German occupation.
- 1946The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo with twenty-eight Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
- 1965The Warlocks, later known as The Grateful Dead, make their first public appearance in Menlo Park, California.
- 1972Alitalia Flight 112 crashes into Mount Longa near Palermo, Sicily, killing all 115 aboard, making it the deadliest single-aircraft disaster in Italy.
- 1973Secretariat wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, an as-yet unbeaten record.
- 1980Operation Nimrod: The British Special Air Service storms the Iranian embassy in London after a six-day siege.
- 201422 people die after two boats carrying illegal immigrants collide in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Greece.
View the complete list of May 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 5, and 1988 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Anton Rodgers, Étienne Daho, Richard Bennett, Joey Maxim, Tal Bachman, Amira Willighagen, Leila Tong, Jessica Lowndes, Steve Rossi, Bill Duke.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 5 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 5, 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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th May 1988 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 30, 2001. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +178. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on August 5, 1988. Your score is -200. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
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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 5th 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)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 5, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 126th day of 1988
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 18th Thursday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2023: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 221 days
- Age on next birthday: 34 years old
- Days since birth: 12,197 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,066 days
- Years spent sleeping: 11.13 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 413
- Next full moon: October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 12, 2020
- Age in dog years: 168 dog years old using a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- 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
- Best compatible birthday: September 30, 2001 (+178)
- Worst compatible birthday: August 5, 1988 (-200)
- 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: V.V.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 4, 1922 – Benno Besson, Swiss-German actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2006); May 30, 1961 – Bob Yari, Iranian-American director and producer; October 31, 1993 – Nadine Lustre, Filipino actress and singer.
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