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 17th 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 17th of May, 1969, will be 50 years of age.
American Format: 05-17-1969 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1969-05-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19690517" are easier to sort.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:
Constitution Day (Norway)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th 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 17th of May, 1969.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 1969 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 1969 is the 24th 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 17th of May:
17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th 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 17th of May, 1969.
18,268 days have passed since this date.
1,578,355,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 1969.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,841,414,400 times.
Since the 17th of May, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 814,431,283,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 263,059,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,738,547 steps. That's about 60,328 miles!
Since this date, 18,940,262 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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