It was the 18th Wednesday of 1974. If you were born on this date your birthday numbers 5, 1 and 1974 reveal that your life path number is 9. Your zodiac sign is Taurus with a ruling planet Venus, your birthstone is the Emerald, and your birth flower is the Lily of the valley. You are 47 years old, and were born in 1970s, in the middle of Generation X. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life. Swipe up to find out what it all means.

→ May 1, 1974 was a Wednesday
→ Zodiac sign for this date is Taurus
→ This date was 17,327 days ago
→ 1974 was the Year of the Tiger
→ In 2022, May 1 is on Monday

View snazzy May 1, 1974 birthday facts that no one tells you about, such as your life path number, birthstone, ruling planet, zodiac sign and birth flower.

You have been alive for:

People born on this day will turn 48 in exactly .

If you were born on this date:

You have been alive for . You were born in the Year of the Tiger. Your birth sign is Taurus with a ruling planet Venus. There were precisely 587 full moons after you were born up to this day. Your billionth second was on was on January 7, 2006.

→ You’ve slept 5,776 days or 15.82 years.
→ Your next birthday is away
→ You’ve been alive
→ You were born in the Year of the Tiger
→ You have been alive 415,866 hours
→ You are 24,951,993 minutes old
→ Age on next birthday: 48 years old

You were born on a Wednesday

May 1, 1974 was the 18th Wednesday of that year. It was also the 121st day and 5th month of 1974 in the Georgian calendar. The next time you can reuse 1974 calendar will be in 2030. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

There are left before your next birthday. Your 48th birthday will be on a Thursday and a birthday after that will be on a Monday. The timer below is a countdown clock to your next birthday. It’s always accurate and is automatically updated.

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Your next birthday is on a Thursday

You’ve slept 33% of your life!

Assuming you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth. Here is how much time you’ve spent sleeping so far:

You’ve slept 15.82 years of your life.
You’ve slept 190 month of your life.
You’ve slept 825 week of your life.
You’ve slept 5,776 days of your life.


#1 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "The Loco-Motion" by Grand Funk. (Billboard Hot 100 – May 1, 1974). Ask your parents if they remember this popular song.

Do you remember the number one song on your 14th birthday? It was "Wishing Well" by Terence Trent D'Arby (May 1, 1988).

Celebrities born on May 1, 1974

You share a birthday with Tina Atkins-Campbell (gospel singer).

We have over 150,000 celebrities in our database. We will continue to update this list with matching birthdays, so bookmark this page and check back often. You can also find out all celebrity birthdays born on May 1, 1974.


What happened on May 1st

Below are some of the most important historical events that happened on 1 May 1974.

1707 – Acts of Union comes into force, uniting England and Scotland to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain.

1753 – Publication of Species Plantarum by Linnaeus, and the formal start date of plant taxonomy adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.

1841 – First emigrant wagon train leaves Independence, Missouri, for California.

Sports in 1974

NBA – Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee Bucks (4 - 3) to win the NBA Finals.

NHL – Philadelphia Flyers beat Boston Bruins (4 - 2) to win the Stanley Cup.

NFL – Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings (24 - 7) to win Super Bowl VIII on January 13, 1974 in Houston, TX.

MLB – Oakland Athletics beat Los Angeles Dodgers (4 - 1) to win the World Series.


Your life path number is 9

So what does your birthday really say about you and what does your life path number mean? On the next page, we’ll explain what your birth sign, ruling planet, age generation, birthstone, and birth flower mean — and more!

Continue to the next page to discover the answers to the most important questions about your birthday.