October 16, 1973

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

🕰️ 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 Sting
🎮 Number one video game › Space Race
🎵 Number one song › "Angie" by The Rolling Stones

🐂 Chinese Zodiac › Ox
☀️ Sun Sign › Libra
💨 Zodiac Element › Air
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Venus ♀
🐼 Spirit Animal › Raven

🔢 Life Path Number › 1
🌼 Birth flower › Marigold
🪨 Birthstone › Opal and Tourmaline
📅 Lucky day › Friday
Power Color › Pink

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.39

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

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 29,617,600,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 453,149,280 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,132,467,200 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,109,848,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 373,181,760 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on June 24, 2005.

What happened on my birthday

Battle of Leipzig, largest battle in Europe prior to WWI, Napoleon's forces defeated by Prussia, Austria and Russia.

Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, agreeing to maintain territorial integrity of China and support'open door' policy called for by US Secretary of State.

Mao Zedong & 25,000 troops begin 6,000 mile Long March.

Cuban missile crisis begins as JFK is shown photos confirming the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba.

Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected Pope John Paul II.

Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a Spanish warrant requesting his extradition on murder charges.

Famous people with my birthday

Martha Smith, American actress (Animal House) and model (Playboy playmate July 1973)

Elsa Zylberstein, French actress

Davina McCall, British television presenter

Takao Ōmori, Japanese professional wrestler

Trevor Blumas, Canadian actor

Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns)

Nico [Christa Päffgen], German singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), fashion model, and actress

Kellie Martin, Riverside CA, actress (Life Goes On, Cristy)

Holidays on Tuesday, October 16th

National Feral Cat Day
National Feral Cat Day, celebrated on October 16th, is all about appreciating and improving the lives of wild cats who live outdoors, helping people see them in a kinder light.

​National Liqueur Day
National Liqueur Day, celebrated on October 16, is a day when adults enjoy a variety of sweet and flavored alcoholic drinks, from maraschino to coffee, by sharing a toast with friends.

Dictionary Day
Dictionary Day, celebrated on October 16, honors Noah Webster, who made the first American dictionary, making it easier for everyone to understand and spell words correctly.

National Department Store Day
National Department Store Day, celebrated on October 16, honors the big shops where you can find almost everything you need, from clothes to furniture, and how they play a big role in America's economy.

National Veterans BBQ Day
National Veterans BBQ Day, celebrated on October 16, is a fun day to honor our veterans by enjoying or sharing a BBQ meal with them, while also sharing stories and recipes online, with some restaurants offering free meals to those who've served.


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