5th of June, 1968

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of June, 1968, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: American politician Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles, California
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 49 years, 3 months and 22 days have passed since the 5th of June, 1968.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1968.
  • Day 157 of 1968.
  • Leap Year: 1968 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1968 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of June, 1968 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1968, will be 49 years of age.
  • American Format: 06-05-1968 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1968-06-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19680605" are easier to sort.

Holidays

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

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of June, 1968:

  • United States: Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
  • United Kingdom: Young Girl - Gary Puckett & Union Gap

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 5th of June, 1968.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of June, 1968 was probably conceived around the 27th of August, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of June, 1968 is the 15th of March, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

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

  • 5th of June, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.
  • 5th of June, 1976: 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.
  • 5th of June, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of pneumonia found that has been found in five homosexual men.
  • 5th of June, 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
  • 5th of June, 1996: Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal to be successfully cloned.
  • 5th of June, 2004: Former US President Ronald Reagan passes away.
  • 5th of June, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • 5th of June, 1987: The movie Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is released in cinemas.
  • 5th of June, 1992: Patriot Games (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • 5th of June, 1998: The film The Truman Show (1998) is released.
  • 5th of June, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of June, 1968.

  • 18,008 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,555,891,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of June, 1968.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,815,206,400 times.
  • Since the 5th of June, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 802,839,859,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,315,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,806,643 steps. That's about 59,470 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,670,694 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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