It was the 20th Friday of 1997. If you were born on this date your birthday numbers 5, 16 and 1997 reveal that your life path number is 11. 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 22 years old, and were born in 1990s, in the middle of Millennials Generation. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life. Swipe up to find out what it all means.

→ May 16, 1997 was a Friday
→ Zodiac sign for this date is Taurus
→ This date was 8,133 days ago
→ 1997 was the Year of the Ox
→ In 2020, May 16 is on Sunday

View fun May 16, 1997 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 23 in exactly .

If you were born on this date:

You have been alive for . You were born in the Year of the Ox. Your birth sign is Taurus with a ruling planet Venus. There were precisely 276 full moons after you were born up to this day. Your billionth second was on will happen sometime on January 22, 2029.

→ You’ve slept 2,711 days or 7.43 years.
→ Your next birthday is away
→ You’ve been alive
→ You were born in the Year of the Ox
→ You have been alive 195,197 hours
→ You are 11,711,842 minutes old
→ Age on next birthday: 23 years old

You were born on a Friday

May 16, 1997 was the 20th Friday of that year. It was also the 136th day and 5th month of 1997 in the Georgian calendar. The next time you can reuse 1997 calendar will be in 2025. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

There are left before your next birthday. Your 23rd birthday will be on a Saturday and a birthday after that will be on a Sunday. 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 Saturday

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 7.43 years of your life.
You’ve slept 89 month of your life.
You’ve slept 387 week of your life.
You’ve slept 2,711 days of your life.


#1 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Hypnotize" by The Notorious B.I.G.. (Billboard Hot 100 – May 16, 1997). Ask your parents if they remember this popular song.

Do you remember the number one song on your 14th birthday? It was "Rolling In The Deep" by Adele (May 16, 2011).

Celebrities born on May 16, 1997

You share a birthday with Josh Temple (YouTuber).

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 16, 1997.


What happened on May 16th

Below are some of the most important historical events that happened on 16 May 1997.

1920 – Joan of Arc (Jeanne D'arc) canonized a saint.

1943 – Operation Chastise: No. 617 Squadron RAF begins the famous dambusters Raid, bombing the Mhne and Eder dams in the Ruhr valley with bouncing bombs.

1944 – 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz.

Sports in 1997

NBA – Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz (4 - 2) to win the NBA Finals.

NHL – Detroit Red Wings beat Philadelphia Flyers (4 - 0) to win the Stanley Cup.

NFL – Green Bay Packers beat New England Patriots (35 - 21) to win Super Bowl XXXI on January 26, 1997 in New Orleans, LA.

MLB – Florida Marlins beat Cleveland Indians (4 - 3) to win the World Series.


Your life path number is 11

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.