The 16th of May, 1969, fell on a Friday. Day 136 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: David Boreanaz: Actor.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of May, 1969:
United States: Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In - Fifth Dimension
United Kingdom: Get Back - Beatles
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 16th of May, 1969.
The Silent Majority.
"The Middle Americans" (aka The Silent Majority) are named as the Time Person of the Year in 1969.
1969 in movies.
Movies released in 1969 included Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Midnight Cowboy, Easy Rider, "Hello, Dolly!", Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, The Italian Job, Paint Your Wagon, True Grit, The Wild Bunch, Cactus Flower, "Goodbye, Columbus" and On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
1969 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1969 were dominated by the likes of Marvin Gaye, The 5th Dimension, The Beatles, Zager and Evans, The Rolling Stones, The Archies and Tommy Roe.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of May:
50 years, 5 months and 4 days have passed since the 16th of May, 1969.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1969.
Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 16th of May, 1969, will be 50 years of age.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 16th of May, 1969:
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.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of May, 1969, 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 16th of May, 1969 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of May, 1969.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 16th of May, 1969 was probably conceived around the 6th of August, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of May, 1969 is the 23rd of February, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of May, 1969.
18,418 days have passed since this date.
1,591,315,200 seconds have passed since the 16th of May, 1969.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,856,534,400 times.
Since the 16th of May, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 821,118,643,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 265,219,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 136,853,107 steps. That's about 60,824 miles!
Since this date, 19,095,782 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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