5th of May, 1961

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of May, 1961, fell on a Friday.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 56 years, 7 months and 15 days have passed since the 5th of May, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1961.
  • Day 125 of 1961.
  • Leap Year: 1961 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1961 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of May, 1961 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of May, 1961, will be 56 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-05-1961 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1961-05-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19610505" are easier to sort.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of May:

  • Liberation Day (Denmark)
  • Children's Day (Japan)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of May, 1961:

  • United States: Runaway - Del Shannon
  • United Kingdom: Wooden Heart - Elvis Presley

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 5th of May, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of May, 1961 was probably conceived around the 26th of July, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of May, 1961 is the 12th of February, 1962. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 12th of April, 1961: Russia's Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human to journey into outer space.
  • 17th of April, 1961: The Bay of Pigs Invasion occurs when a CIA-sponsored paramilitary group attempts to invade Cuba.

On This Date

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of May, 1961.

  • 20,681 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,786,842,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of May, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,084,649,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of May, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 922,010,472,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,807,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,668,412 steps. That's about 68,297 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,442,104 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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