May 17, 1936

May 17, 1936, was a Sunday. It was 88 years and 30 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


Born on May 17, 1936

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 32,172 days ago. Approximately 1,072 months have passed. It was the 138th day of 1936, in week 20. The decade was the 1930s. People who were born on May 17, 1936, are now 88 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. 1936 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. We have gone through approximately 357 seasons of weather since this date.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 17, 1936.

  • The Great Depression.

    The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression was occurring during this period of time.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on May 17, 1936.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 17, 1936, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1936 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 17, 1936 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 1936

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1936

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on May 17, 1936?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1936.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out May 17, 1942, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 17.

Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton

Actor Deceased
Born on May 17, 1955
He was born exactly 19 years after this date.

Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Comedian / Actor Deceased
Born on May 17, 1956
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.

Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard

Born on May 17, 1956
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.



Irish singer
Born on May 17, 1961
She was born exactly 25 years after this date.

Tahj Mowry

Tahj Mowry

Born on May 17, 1986
He was born exactly 50 years after this date.

Charlotte Crosby

Charlotte Crosby

English TV personality
Born on May 17, 1990
She was born exactly 54 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on May 17:


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on May 17, 1936.


UK Prime Minister

Stanley Baldwin was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 17, 1936 was most likely conceived around August 25, 1935.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 17, 1936 is close to February 7, 1937.

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Stats for May 17, 1936


Here are some interesting statistics about May 17, 1936:

  • 32,172 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,596 weeks have passed.
  • 2,779,660,800 seconds have passed since May 17, 1936.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,242,937,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,434,304,972,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 463,276,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 239,050,829 steps. That's roughly 106,245 miles.
  • 33,355,930 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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