October 28, 1973

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Sunday, October 28, 1973:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Tuesday
🎂 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 › "Midnight Train To Georgia" by Gladys Knight and The Pips

🐂 Chinese Zodiac › Ox
☀️ Sun Sign › Scorpio
🌊 Zodiac Element › Water
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Fixed
🪐 Ruling Planet › Pluto ♇
🐼 Spirit Animal › Snake

🔢 Life Path Number › 4
🌼 Birth flower › Marigold
🪨 Birthstone › Opal and Tourmaline
📅 Lucky day › Tuesday
Power Color › Black

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.39

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

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 29,598,400,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 452,855,520 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,131,084,800 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,107,832,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 372,939,840 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on July 6, 2005.

What happened on my birthday

Christopher Columbus sights Cuba and claims it for Spain under the name "Juana".

The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established on Hispaniola.

Peruvian cities of Lima and Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die.

St Louis police try a new investigation method - fingerprints.

Volstead Act passed by US Congress, establishing prohibition, despite President Woodrow Wilson's veto.

Miner M.de Bruin discovers the infant fossil skull, "Taung child" in a lime quarry in Taung, South Africa. Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart identifies the fossil as a new hominin species, Australopithecus africanus.

Famous people with my birthday

Molly Ostertag, American cartoonist (Witch Boy books)

Susan Harris, American television writer and producer (It Takes Two)

Lauren Holly, actress (Picket Fences)

Telma Hopkins, American singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn - "Tie A Yellow Ribbon"), and actress (Family Matters)

Charo López, Spanish actress (La regenta)

Annie Potts, American actress (Designing Women - "Mary Jo"; Any Day Now)

John Romero, American video game designer (id Software)

Jawed Karim, Bangladeshi-German-American software engineer and Internet entrepreneur (co-founder of YouTube)

Holidays on Sunday, October 28th

Chucks-N-Pearls Day
Chucks-N-Pearls Day, celebrated on October 28th, is a day where people dress up in Converse sneakers and pearl necklaces to honor Vice President Kamala Harris, celebrating her unique style and her groundbreaking achievements as the first female Vice President in the U.S.

National Breadstick Day
National Breadstick Day, celebrated on the last Friday of October, is a day to enjoy and appreciate the tasty, crunchy breadsticks that originated from Italy, either as a simple snack or with fancy toppings.

Frankenstein Friday
Frankenstein Friday is a cool day celebrated on the last Friday of October to remember the spooky story of Frankenstein and its creator, Mary Shelley, just in time for Halloween fun.

​National Immigrants Day
National Immigrants Day, celebrated on October 28th, is a day when the United States honors and celebrates the contributions of immigrants who have come from all around the world, enriching the country's diverse culture and traditions.

National Pharmacy Buyer Day
National Pharmacy Buyer Day is a special day to thank those who make sure pharmacies have all the medicines we need, celebrated on the last Friday of October.


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