21st of May, 1960

The 21st of May, 1960, fell on a Saturday. Day 142 of 1960. Decade: 1960s.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Jeffrey Dahmer: Serial killer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of May, 1960:

  • United States: Stuck On You - Elvis Presley
  • United Kingdom: Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 21st of May, 1960.

  • U.S. Scientists.

    "U.S. Scientists" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1960. During 1960, scientists in the United States made a remarkable amount of progress in areas such as space travel and DNA.

  • 1960 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1960 were dominated by the likes of Percy Faith, Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, Johnny Preston, The Drifters, Brenda Lee and The Drifters.

  • 1960 in movies.

    Movies released in 1960 included Spartacus, Psycho, Exodus, Swiss Family Robinson, The Alamo, The Apartment, BUtterfield 8, Ocean's 11, Peeping Tom, Inherit the Wind, Please Don't Eat the Daisies and From the Terrace.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 59 years, 6 months and 0 days have passed since the 21st of May, 1960.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1960.
  • Leap Year: 1960 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of May, 1960, will be 59 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 21st of May, 1960:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 21st of May, 1960, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1960 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of May, 1960 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 21st of May, 1960.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of May, 1960 was probably conceived around the 12th of August, 1959. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of May, 1960 is the 28th of February, 1961. (Rough Estimate).

21st of May

Events that have occurred on the 21st of May:

  • 21st of May, 1991: Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated.
  • 21st of May, 1980: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) is released.
  • 21st of May, 1982: The movie Annie (1982) is released in cinemas.
  • 21st of May, 1993: Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) is released.
  • 21st of May, 1999: Notting Hill (1999), starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is released in movie theaters.
  • 21st of May, 1999: The single "Sweet Like Chocolate" is released by Shanks & Bigfoot.
  • 21st of May, 2008: The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Manchester United and Chelsea. Manchester United win on penalties.
  • 21st of May, 2009: The Black Eyed Peas release their song "I Gotta Feeling".
  • 21st of May, 2010: Shrek Forever After (2010) is released in movie theaters.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of May, 1960.

  • 21,730 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,877,475,600 seconds have passed since the 21st of May, 1960.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,190,388,200 times.
  • Since the 21st of May, 1960, earth has travelled approximately 968,777,409,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 312,912,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 161,462,902 steps. That's about 71,761 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,529,707 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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