6th of May, 1961

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of May, 1961, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Born on this exact date: George Clooney: Actor.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 56 years, 4 months and 17 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1961.
  • Day 126 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 6th 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 6th of May, 1961, will be 56 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-06-1961 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1961-05-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19610506" are easier to sort.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th 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 6th of May, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 1961 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 1961 is the 13th 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 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 1961.

  • 20,591 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,779,062,400 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,075,572,800 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 917,996,198,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 296,510,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 152,999,366 steps. That's about 68,000 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,348,749 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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