May 16th, 1953

May 16th, 1953, fell on a Saturday. It was day 136 of 1953. The decade was the 1950s.

67 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since May 16th, 1953.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Pierce Brosnan: Irish


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 May 16th, 1953.

  • Korean War.

    During this period of time, the Korean War was being fought between South Korea and North Korea.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 67 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since May 16th, 1953.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1953.
  • Leap Year: 1953 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 16th, 1953, will be 67 years of age.
  • People born in 1953 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 16th, 1953:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 16th, 1953, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1953 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 16th, 1953 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1953 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1953.

  • Looney Tunes

1953 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1953:

  • Mr. Potato Head

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on May 16th, 1953?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 16th, 1953?

  • Winston Churchill 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 May 16th, 1953 was probably conceived around the 6th of August, 1952. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 16th, 1953 is the 23rd of February, 1954. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 16th, 1953.

  • 24,675 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,131,923,600 seconds have passed since the May 16th, 1953.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,487,244,200 times.
  • Since May 16th, 1953, earth has travelled approximately 1,100,072,577,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 355,320,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 183,345,430 steps. That's about 81,487 miles!
  • Since this date, 25,583,083 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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