Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of May, 1969 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of May, 1969, will be 49 years of age.
American Format: 05-08-1969 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1969-05-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19690508" are easier to sort.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of May:
Victory in Europe Day (France)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of May, 1969:
United States: Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In - Fifth Dimension
United Kingdom: Get Back - Beatles
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 8th of May, 1969.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of May, 1969 was probably conceived around the 29th of July, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of May, 1969 is the 15th of February, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States.
4th of June, 1969: Mexicana Flight 704 crashes, killing 79 people. Mexican tennis player Rafael Osuna is among the dead.
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of May:
8th of May, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
8th of May, 1979: 10 people die after a fire breaks out at a Woolworth's store in Manchester, England.
8th of May, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 8th of May, 1969. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of May, 1969. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 1969.
18,034 days have passed since this date.
1,558,137,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 1969.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,817,827,200 times.
Since the 8th of May, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 803,999,001,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,689,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,999,834 steps. That's about 59,555 miles!
Since this date, 18,697,651 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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