5th of March, 1953

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of March, 1953, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Soviet Union dictator Joseph Stalin dies.
  • Decade: 1950s.
  • 66 years, 2 months and 14 days have passed since the 5th of March, 1953.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1953.
  • Day 64 of 1953.
  • Leap Year: 1953 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1953 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of March, 1953 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of March, 1953, will be 66 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-05-1953 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1953-03-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19530305" are easier to sort.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 5th of March, 1953.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of March, 1953 was probably conceived around the 26th of May, 1952. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of March, 1953 is the 13th of December, 1953. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 5th of March:

Celebrity Birthdays

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of March, 1953.

  • 24,181 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,089,234,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of March, 1953.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,437,440,600 times.
  • Since the 5th of March, 1953, earth has travelled approximately 1,078,045,156,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 348,205,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 179,674,193 steps. That's about 79,855 miles!
  • Since this date, 25,070,818 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.


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