May 16, 1972

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Tuesday, May 16, 1972:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Saturday
🎂 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 › Taurus
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Fixed
🪐 Ruling Planet › Venus ♀
🐼 Spirit Animal › Beaver

🔢 Life Path Number › 4
🌼 Birth flower › Lily of the valley
🪨 Birthstone › Emerald
📅 Lucky day › Friday
Power Color › Green

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.36

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

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,500,800,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 466,662,240 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,196,057,600 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,202,584,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 384,310,080 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on January 23, 2004.

What happened on my birthday

Joan of Arc (Jeanne D'arc) canonized a saint.

Operation Chastise: No. 617 Squadron RAF begins the famous dambusters Raid, bombing the Mohne and Eder dams in the Ruhr valley with bouncing bombs.

1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz.

Human stem cells are successfully cloned.

Famous people with my birthday

Brent Jasmer, actor (Sly-Bold & Beautiful)

Mare Winningham, actress (St Elmo's Fire, Turner & Hooch)

Charles Wright, American professional wrestler known as "The Godfather"

Mercedes Echerer, Austrian actress and politician

Jimmy LIndley, English jockey (2,000 Guineas 1963, 66; St Leger 1964) and broadcaster (BBC)

Denise Filiatrault, French Canadian actress and director (The Plouffe Family)

Ariel Waller, Canadian child actress

Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer], French actress (Lola Montèsm, Trente et quarante)

Holidays on Tuesday, May 16th

National Wear Purple for Peace Day
National Wear Purple for Peace Day, celebrated every May 16th, is a quirky holiday where people wear purple to promote world peace and, in a fun twist, to signal to aliens that Earth is a friendly and peaceful place.

National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day
National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day, celebrated every May 16th, is all about enjoying a fancy French dish made with scallops, mushrooms, and a creamy sauce, honoring a seafood treat named after St. James.

National Mimosa Day
National Mimosa Day, celebrated on May 16, is a fun day dedicated to enjoying a popular brunch cocktail made from champagne and orange juice, often enjoyed at gatherings and named after an Australian flower.

National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day
National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day, celebrated on May 16, is a day to appreciate and recognize the older members of the LGBT community who fought for equality and helped shape a more accepting society.

National Piercing Day
National Piercing Day, celebrated every May 16, is a day to appreciate and learn about the history and art of body piercings, maybe even inspiring you to consider getting one.


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