It was the 152nd Thursday of 1972. If you were born on this date your birthday numbers 5, 31 and 1972 reveal that your life path number is 1. Your zodiac sign is Gemini with a ruling planet Mercury, your birthstone is the Emerald, and your birth flower is the Lily of the valley. You are 50 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 31, 1972 was a Wednesday
→ Zodiac sign for this date is Gemini
→ This date was 18,334 days ago
→ 1972 was the Year of the Rat
→ In 2023, May 31 is on Friday

View must-know May 31, 1972 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 51 in exactly .

If you were born on this date:

You have been alive for . You were born in the Year of the Rat. Your birth sign is Gemini with a ruling planet Mercury. There were precisely 621 full moons after you were born up to this day. Your billionth second was on was on February 7, 2004.

→ You’ve slept 6,111 days or 16.74 years.
→ Your next birthday is away
→ You’ve been alive
→ You were born in the Year of the Rat
→ You have been alive 440,023 hours
→ You are 26,401,421 minutes old
→ Age on next birthday: 51 years old

You were born on a Wednesday

May 31, 1972 was the 152nd Thursday of that year. It was also the 152nd day and 5th month of 1972 in the Georgian calendar. The next time you can reuse 1972 calendar will be in 2028. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

There are left before your next birthday. Your 51st birthday will be on a Thursday and a birthday after that will be on a Friday. 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 16.74 years of your life.
You’ve slept 201 month of your life.
You’ve slept 873 week of your life.
You’ve slept 6,111 days of your life.

Did you know you have taken approximately 369,613,440 breaths since your birth? Moreover, using 80 beats per minute as average, your heart has beaten over 2,112,076,800 times. You have also blinked over 448,816,320 times in your lifetime.


#1 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "I'll Take You There" by Staple Singers. (Billboard Hot 100 – May 31, 1972). Ask your parents if they remember this popular song.

Do you remember the number one song on your 14th birthday? It was "Greatest Love of All" by Whitney Houston (May 31, 1986).

Celebrities born on May 31, 1972

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What happened on May 31st

Below are some of the most important historical events that happened on 31 May 1972.

1578 – Martin Frobisher sails from Harwich, England, to Frobisher Bay, Canada. Eventually mines fools gold, famously used to pave the streets of London..

1902 – Boer War Ends; Treaty of Unity signed, Britain annexes Transvaal.

1910 – Union of South Africa declares its independence from the United Kingdom.

1916 – Battle of Jutland: Largest naval battle of World War I between the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet which killed 8,645 in an inconclusive battle but strategic British victory. German fleet never puts to sea again in WWI..

1935 – 7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Quetta in Balochistan, British Raj (Pakistan) killing an estimated 50,000 people.

Sports in 1972

NBA – Los Angeles Lakers beat New York Knicks (4 - 1) to win the NBA Finals.

NHL – Boston Bruins defeated New York Rangers (4 - 2) to win the Stanley Cup.

NFL – Dallas Cowboys beat Miami Dolphins (24 - 3) to win Super Bowl VI on January 16, 1972 in New Orleans, LA.

MLB – Oakland Athletics beat Cincinnati Reds (4 - 3) to win the World Series.


Your life path number is 1

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.