January 16, 1973

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Tuesday, January 16, 1973:

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

Countdown time to your next birthday:

🍿 Number one movie › The Sting
🎮 Number one video game › Space Race
🎵 Number one song › "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon

🐂 Chinese Zodiac › Ox
☀️ Sun Sign › Capricorn
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Saturn ♄
🐼 Spirit Animal › Goose

🔢 Life Path Number › 1
🌼 Birth flower › Carnation
🪨 Birthstone › Garnet
📅 Lucky day › Saturday
Power Color › Grey

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.39

🏛️ President of United States ›
🌎 World population › 3,927,538,695 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,057,600,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 459,881,280 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,164,147,200 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,156,048,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 378,725,760 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on September 24, 2004.

What happened on my birthday

The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy.

Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself first tsar of Moscow.

The first edition of "El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha" (Book One of Don Quixote) by Miguel de Cervantes is published in Madrid.

French King Louis XVI sentenced to death by the National Convention during the French Revolution.

British House of Commons accepts Home Rule for Ireland (but the Great War gets in the way of it happening).

1st assembly of the League of Nations is held in Paris.

Famous people with my birthday

Debbie Allen, American dancer, choreographer, actress (Fame -"Lydia"), producer, and director (A Different World)

James May, English television presenter

Katia Ricclarelli, Italian soprano and actress (Falstaff, Otello, Turandot)

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Danish actress (Borgen, Pitch Perfect 2)

Edgeworth Blair "Elliott" Reid, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)

Bob Bogle, American surf rock bassist and guitarist (Ventures - "Walk, Don't Run")

Caroline Munro, British actress (Golden Voyage of Sinbad; Hammer Horror films), and singer ("Tar and Cement"; "Pump Me Up")

Katy Jurado, Mexican actress, 1st Latin actress to win a Golden Globe (High Noon, Broken Lance)

Holidays on Tuesday, January 16th

National Fig Newton Day
National Fig Newton Day, celebrated on January 16th, honors the iconic cookie that has been a beloved treat since the 19th century, originally created to promote healthier eating habits through a combination of biscuits and fruit.

National Quinoa Day
National Quinoa Day, celebrated on January 16th, is a day to appreciate the superfood quinoa for its high nutritional value and potential to combat global hunger.

National Nothing Day
National Nothing Day, celebrated on January 16th since 1973, is a day where you're encouraged to do absolutely nothing, making it the one day being lazy is officially on the calendar.

Brew Monday
Brew Monday is a special day where people are encouraged to share a warm drink and a chat with someone who might be feeling lonely or down, to help brighten what is often seen as the most depressing day of the year.

National Good Teen Day
National Good Teen Day, celebrated every January 16th, is a day to appreciate and cheer on teenagers for the hard work they put into growing up and finding out who they are.


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