6th of May, 1976

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of May, 1976, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 41 years, 4 months and 18 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1976.
  • Day 127 of 1976.
  • Leap Year: 1976 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of May, 1976 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1976, will be 41 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-06-1976 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1976-05-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19760506" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 200185200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 1976:

  • United States: Welcome Back - John Sebastian
  • United Kingdom: Fernando - ABBA

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 1976 was probably conceived around the 28th of July, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 1976 is the 13th of February, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 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.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
  • The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
  • Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 1976.

  • 15,112 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,305,676,800 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,523,289,600 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 673,729,228,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 217,612,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 112,288,205 steps. That's about 49,906 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,668,122 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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