20th of May, 1969

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of May, 1969, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 48 years, 10 months and 0 days have passed since the 20th of May, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1969.
  • Day 140 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 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, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th 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 20th of May, 1969, will be 48 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-20-1969 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1969-05-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19690520" 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 20th of May, 1969:

  • United States: Get Back - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Get Back - Beatles

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 20th of May, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of May, 1969 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of May, 1969 is the 27th 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 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 20th of May, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of May:

How old was I?

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 20th 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 20th of May, 1969.

  • 17,836 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,541,034,000 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,797,873,000 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 795,173,544,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 256,839,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,528,924 steps. That's about 58,902 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,492,408 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.


What does the 20th of May, 1969 mean to you? Were you born on this date? Did you finish school? A loved one passed away?

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