Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 16th of May, 2011 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, 2011, will be 8 years of age.
American Format: 05-16-2011 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2011-05-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20110516" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1305500400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of May, 2011:
United States: E.T. - Katy Perry ft Kanye West
United Kingdom: The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Thor" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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, 2011.
Time Person of the Year 2011
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
2011 in music.
Popular music artists in 2011 included Enrique Iglesias, Pink, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Wiz Khalifa, Katy Perry, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Adele, Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, David Guetta and Gym Class Heroes.
The 2011 Eurovision song contest is held in Dusseldorf, Germany. Azerbaijan win the contest with the song "Running Scared" by Ell & Nikki.
Osama Bin Laden.
On the 2nd of May, 2011, al-Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden was killed by a United States special forces military unit during a raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Weather information for the 16th of May, 2011:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 44.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 28.19cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of May, 2011.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 16th of May, 2011. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of May, 2011. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of May, 2011.
2,933 days have passed since this date.
253,411,200 seconds have passed since the 16th of May, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 295,646,400 times.
Since the 16th of May, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 130,760,179,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,235,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 21,793,363 steps. That's about 9,686 miles!
Since this date, 3,040,934 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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