May 16, 1973

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

🕰️ 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 Sting
🎮 Number one video game › Space Race
🎵 Number one song › "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" by Stevie Wonder

🐂 Chinese Zodiac › Ox
☀️ Sun Sign › Taurus
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Fixed
🪐 Ruling Planet › Venus ♀
🐼 Spirit Animal › Beaver

🔢 Life Path Number › 5
🌼 Birth flower › Lily of the valley
🪨 Birthstone › Emerald
📅 Lucky day › Friday
Power Color › Green

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.39

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

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 29,865,600,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 456,943,680 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,150,323,200 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,135,888,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 376,306,560 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on January 22, 2005.

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

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

Harry Carey Jr, American actor (Back to the Future Part III, Gremlins)

Melanie Lynskey, New Zealand actress (Yellowjackets)

Thomas Sangster, British actor (Love Actually - "Sam"; Nanny McPhee; The Queen's Gambit)

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

Roy Hudd, British comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)

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

Margaret Sullavan, American actress (Three Comrades, The Shop Around the Corner)

Holidays on Wednesday, May 16th

National Love a Tree Day
National Love a Tree Day, celebrated on May 16, is all about showing appreciation for trees, which are crucial for our environment, by planting, caring for, or simply enjoying them, especially since trees weren't always around on Earth!

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 Barbecue Day
National Barbecue Day, celebrated every May 16, is a fun day when people in the U.S. enjoy delicious grilled foods either by going out to eat or cooking at home, making sure to celebrate this tasty tradition with lots of enthusiasm.

National Biographer's Day
National Biographer's Day, celebrated on May 16th, commemorates the meeting of famous writer Samuel Johnson and his biographer James Boswell, highlighting the importance of biographies which tell the stories of people's lives.

National Stop Nausea Day
National Stop Nausea Day, observed on the third Tuesday in May, is a day dedicated to raising awareness about nausea and its triggers, encouraging people to learn about and use available treatments to manage this common but uncomfortable condition.


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