May 8, 1972

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Monday, May 8, 1972:

🕰️ 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 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 › 5
🌼 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 30,409,600,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 465,266,880 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,189,491,200 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,193,008,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 383,160,960 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on January 15, 2004.

What happened on my birthday

English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England.

1st installment of Hans Christian Andersen "Fairy Tales" published by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark.

China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki.

Mount Pelee on the French overseas island of Martinique erupts, wiping out the city of Saint-Pierre, killing 30,000 and leaving only two survivors.

V-E Day: WWII ends in Europe after Germany signs an unconditional surrender.

World Health Organization announces smallpox has been eradicated.

A new Northern Ireland Executive is formed with Ian Paisley (Democratic Unionist Party) as First Minister and Martin McGuinness (Sinn Fein) as Deputy First Minister.

Famous people with my birthday

Matt Willis, British pop singer, bassist (Busted), and television personality

Bettina Graziani [Simone Bodin] French model, one of the first supermodels

Chris Wolf, American actor and musician (Guys Next Door - "I've Been Waiting for You")

Nan Wynn [Masha Vatz], American radio and big-band singer (Rudy Vallée; Teddy Wilson), actress, and singing voice for Rita Hayworth

Martin Compston, Scottish actor (Line of Duty)

Phyllida Law, Scottish actress (Much Ado About Nothing, The Time Machine)

Beth Henley, American actress and playwright (Miss Firecracker)

Saul Bass, American graphic designer of logos and film titles

Holidays on Monday, May 8th

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day, observed on May 8th, is a day to learn how to keep your pets safe during emergencies by planning ahead.

National Give Someone a Cupcake Day
National Give Someone a Cupcake Day, celebrated on May 8th, is a fun holiday where you make or buy cupcakes to share with friends, teachers, family, or anyone else you know, just to make their day a little sweeter.

Truman Day
Truman Day is a holiday in Missouri celebrating Harry S. Truman, the only President from the state, and his significant contributions both as a senator and as President of the United States, including his tough decisions during World War II.

White Lotus Day
White Lotus Day is a special day on May 8th where people who follow Theosophy remember the life of Helena Blavatsky, one of their founders, by celebrating with white lotuses, symbolizing her influence and the spread of Eastern spiritual ideas in the West.

National Coconut Cream Pie Day
National Coconut Cream Pie Day, celebrated on May 8, is a holiday that honors the deliciousness of coconut cream pie, a creamy and custardy dessert perfect for the start of warmer weather, encouraging everyone to enjoy a slice of this heavenly treat.


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