14th of May, 1961

The 14th of May, 1961, fell on a Sunday. Day 134 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.

58 years, 8 months and 15 days have passed since the 14th of May, 1961.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Tim Roth: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 14th of May, 1961:

  • United States: Runaway - Del Shannon
  • United Kingdom: Blue Moon - Marcels

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 14th of May, 1961.

  • Henry Mancini - "Moon River"

    "Moon River" by Henry Mancini would go on to win a Grammy for 1961's Song of the Year.

  • John F. Kennedy.

    U.S. President John F. Kennedy was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1961.

  • West Side Story

    "West Side Story" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1961.

  • 1961 in movies.

    Movies released in 1961 included West Side Story, The Guns of Navarone, El Cid, The Absent-Minded Professor, The Parent Trap, La Dolce Vita, Lover Come Back, King of Kings, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Splendor in the Grass, Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Hustler.

  • 1961 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1961 were dominated by the likes of Elvis Presley, Bobby Lewis, Jimmy Dean, Ricky Nelson, The Marcels, Del Shannon, Bobby Vee, Ray Charles and Bert Kaempfert.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 58 years, 8 months and 15 days have passed since the 14th of May, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1961.
  • Leap Year: 1961 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 14th of May, 1961, will be 58 years of age.
  • People born in 1961 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 14th of May, 1961:

  • 17th of April, 1961: The Bay of Pigs Invasion occurs when a CIA-sponsored paramilitary group attempts to invade Cuba.
  • 6th of May, 1961: FA Cup Final 1961: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Leicester City 2-0.
  • 31st of May, 1961: Football: Portuguese side Benfica win the European Cup after they defeat Barcelona 3-2 at the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, Germany.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 14th of May, 1961, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1961 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 14th of May, 1961 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 14th of May, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 14th of May, 1961 was probably conceived around the 4th of August, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 14th of May, 1961 is the 21st of February, 1962. (Rough Estimate).

14th of May

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of May, 1961.

  • 21,444 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,852,765,200 seconds have passed since the 14th of May, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,161,559,400 times.
  • Since the 14th of May, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 956,026,843,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 308,794,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 159,337,807 steps. That's about 70,817 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,233,182 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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