16th of May, 1970

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of May, 1970, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 48 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since the 16th of May, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1970.
  • Day 136 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 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, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of May, 1970 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of May, 1970, will be 48 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-16-1970 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1970-05-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19700516" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 11660400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of May, 1970:

  • United States: American Woman - Guess Who
  • United Kingdom: Back Home - England World Cup Squad

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of May, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of May, 1970 was probably conceived around the 6th of August, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of May, 1970 is the 23rd of February, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 4th of May, 1970: Ohio National Guardsmen shoot and kill four Kent State University students at an anti-war protest.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 9th of May, 1970: 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C..
  • 31st of May, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of May:

  • 16th of May, 1984: Andy Kaufman dies of cancer.
  • 16th of May, 2002: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) is released.
  • 16th of May, 2009: Manchester United clinch their third successive Premier League title after drawing 0-0 against Arsenal.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of May, 1970.

  • 17,626 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,522,886,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of May, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,776,700,800 times.
  • Since the 16th of May, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 785,809,382,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 253,814,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 130,968,230 steps. That's about 58,208 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,274,637 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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