August 5th, 1947

August 5th, 1947, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 217 of 1947. The decade was the 1940s.

73 years, 4 months and 0 days have passed since August 5th, 1947.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 73 years, 4 months and 0 days have passed since August 5th, 1947.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1947.
  • Leap Year: 1947 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 5th, 1947, will be 73 years of age.
  • People born in 1947 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 5th, 1947:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 5th, 1947, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1947 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 5th, 1947 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

1947 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1947.

  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on August 5th, 1947?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 5th, 1947?

  • Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 5th, 1947 was probably conceived around the 26th of October, 1946. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 5th, 1947 is the 14th of May, 1948. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 5th, 1947.

  • 26,786 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,314,314,000 seconds have passed since the August 5th, 1947.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,700,033,000 times.
  • Since August 5th, 1947, earth has travelled approximately 1,194,186,024,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 385,719,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 199,031,004 steps. That's about 88,458 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,771,768 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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