April 9, 1972

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Sunday, April 9, 1972:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Thursday
🎂 How many days until my birthday

Countdown time to your next birthday:

🍿 Number one movie › The Godfather
🎮 Number one video game › Pong
🎵 Number one song › "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack

🐀 Chinese Zodiac › Rat
☀️ Sun Sign › Aries
🔥 Zodiac Element › Fire
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Mars ♂
🐼 Spirit Animal › Hawk

🔢 Life Path Number › 5
🌼 Birth flower › Sweet Pea/Daisy
🪨 Birthstone › Diamond
📅 Lucky day › Tuesday
Power Color › Red

Gas price per gallon › $0.36

🏛️ President of United States
🌎 World population › 3,851,545,181 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,456,000,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 465,976,800 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,192,832,000 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,197,880,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 383,745,600 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on December 17, 2003.

What happened on my birthday

Edward V (aged 12) succeeds his father Edward IV as king of England. He is never crowned, and disappears presumed murdered, after incarceration in the Tower of London with his younger brother Richard (the "Princes in the Tower").

British mariner Robert Jenkins' ear cut off by Spanish Guarde Costa in the Caribbean, later catalyst for war between Britain & Spain.

John Hancock refuses to allow two British customs agents to go below deck of his ship, considered by some to be the first act of physical resistance to British authority in the colonies.

Confederate General Robert E. Lee and 26,765 troops surrender at Appomattox Court House to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S Grant (US Civil War).

Hudson Bay Company cedes its territory to Canada.

John Major elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after his Conservative Party wins the most votes in British electoral history.

Baghdad falls to U.S. forces ending the invasion of Iraqi but resulting in widespread looting.

Famous people with my birthday

Chu Song-woong, South Korean stage actor

Nathan Cook, American actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel)

Michael Learned, American actress (Olivia in The Waltons, Nurse)

Jerzy Maksymiuk, Polish pianist, composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, 1983-93)

Linda Chung, Chinese-Canadian actress and singer

Yamashita Tomohisa, Japanese singer and actor

Josh Todd [Gruber], American musician, singer (Buckcherry), and actor

Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor (Man Seeking Woman)

Holidays on Sunday, April 9th

Jumbo Day
Jumbo Day celebrates the life of Jumbo the Elephant, a famous 19th-century African elephant, whose name became synonymous with "huge" and has influenced popular culture since his time.

National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day
National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day, celebrated on April 9 alongside Easter, is a day to enjoy a delicious meal of roasted ham topped with pineapple, taking advantage of the season's best pineapples and Easter's tradition of serving ham.

National Former Prisoner Of War Recognition Day
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, observed every April 9, honors the bravery of soldiers who were captured during wars, reminding us of their sacrifice and the importance of treating all POWs with respect and dignity.

National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
National Chinese Almond Cookie Day, celebrated on April 9, is a day to enjoy crunchy, almond-flavored cookies that are believed to bring good luck, often made with special designs and traditionally associated with Chinese New Year.

National Name Yourself Day
National Name Yourself Day, celebrated on April 9, encourages people to choose a new name for a day, exploring the idea that our names can influence our personality and how others perceive us, inspired by the "Dorian Gray effect" from Oscar Wilde's novel where a character's appearance changes based on his actions and morality.


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