May 16, 1937

May 16, 1937, was a Sunday. It was the 136th day of 1937. The decade was the 1930s.

86 years, 6 months, and 25 days have passed since May 16, 1937.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


This date was 31,619 days ago. Approximately 1,054 months have passed. It was the 136th day of 1937, in week 19. The decade was the 1930s. People born on this day are currently 86 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. We have gone through approximately 351 seasons of weather since this date.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 16, 1937.

  • 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 16, 1937.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 16, 1937, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1937 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 16, 1937 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

Kids TV shows on May 16, 1937

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1937:

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1937

Toys and games that were popular in 1937:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on May 16, 1937?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1937.

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 16, 1943, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 16.



American pianist Deceased
Born on May 16, 1919
He turned 18 on this day in 1937.

Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

Born on May 16, 1953
He was born exactly 16 years after this date.

Krist Novoselic

Krist Novoselic

Born on May 16, 1965
He was born exactly 28 years after this date.

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

Born on May 16, 1966
She was born exactly 29 years after this date.

David Boreanaz

David Boreanaz

Born on May 16, 1969
He was born exactly 32 years after this date.

Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson

TV presenter
Born on May 16, 1969
He was born exactly 32 years after this date.

Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling

Born on May 16, 1973
She was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Wee Man

Wee Man

Stunt performer
Born on May 16, 1973
He was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Melanie Lynskey

Melanie Lynskey

Born on May 16, 1977
She was born exactly 40 years after this date.

Chris Watts

Chris Watts

Born on May 16, 1985
He was born exactly 48 years after this date.

Megan Fox

Megan Fox

American actress
Born on May 16, 1986
She was born exactly 49 years after this date.



Born on May 16, 1994
He was born exactly 57 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on May 16, 1937.


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 16, 1937 was most likely conceived around August 23, 1936.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 16, 1937 is close to February 6, 1938.

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Stats for May 16, 1937


Here are some interesting statistics about May 16, 1937:

  • 31,619 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,517 weeks have passed.
  • 2,731,885,200 seconds have passed since May 16, 1937.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,187,199,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,409,652,763,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 455,314,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 234,942,127 steps. That's roughly 104,419 miles!
  • Since this date, 32,782,622 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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