On this page, you will find out what your life path number, birth sign, and ruling planet really mean. Learn the meaning of your birthstone, birth flower and discover what is G.I. Generation and what happened in 1980s. View the most popular baby names on the day you were born and other untold facts.

Your life path number is 1

Numerology is the mystical study of numbers. Just as astrology the planets and zodiac signs are connected to specific attributes within astrology, certain numbers are associated with specific traits or themes. These numbers are used to offer insight into personality, future events, and even life’s greater purpose.

What does life path number 1 mean? Life path number 1 represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.

May 6 zodiac sign is Taurus

There are 12 zodiac signs, and each sign has its own strengths and weaknesses, its own specific traits, desires and attitude towards life and people. By analyzing the projection of the position of planets, and the Sun and the Moon on the Ecliptic at the moment of birth. Astrology can give us a glimpse of a person’s basic characteristics, preferences, flaws and fears.

People who are born on May 6 in 1988 have an astrological sign of Taurus ♉. Taurus' life pursuit is emotional and financial security and a secret desire to have a secure, happy and wealthy life/marriage. People of this zodiac sign like gardening, cooking, music, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive, uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Your ruling planet is Venus

The ruling planet of Taurus is Venus. Venus is a planet of love, charm, and possessions. People who are born with Venus as the ruling planet have beauty, charm, and sensuality.

The birthstone for May 6, 1988 is Emerald

The birthstone for May 6, 1988 is Emerald. May’s sole birthstone is the emerald. The name is derived from the Greek word "smaragdos," which means green. The gem can range from light to deep, rich green. The emerald belongs to the beryl family of minerals, and has been treasured since ancient times as a symbol of rebirth. The birthstone for June 2020 is Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite.

The birth flower for May is Lily of the valley

Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of somebody’s birth. The characteristics that the flower has may be “inherited” by whoever is born in that certain month person.

Lily of the valley has the flower meaning of humility, chastity, sweetness, purity and is said to bring luck in love. It also means "the return of happiness" which is the reason why it is often used as decorations in weddings. Convallaria majalis or lily of the valley usually bloom in the month of May. The birth flower for June 2020 is Rose.

1988 is a Millennials Generation

If you are born on were born in 1988, you are part of Millennials Generation. Millennials (also known as Generation Y or "echo boomers" because millennials are often the children of the baby boomers). Millennials is a generation who grew up with computers, internet and social networks. Having been raised under the mantra "follow your dreams" and being told they were special, they tend to be confident and tolerant of difference.

1988 is obviously part of the 1980s. The 1980s was the decade of big hair, big phones, pastel suits, Cabbage Patch Kids, Rubik’s cubes, Yuppies, Air Jordans, shoulder pads and Pac Man. During the Eighties, conservative politics and Reaganomics held sway as the Berlin Wall crumbled, new computer technologies emerged and blockbuster movies and MTV reshaped pop culture.

1988 is the Year of the Dragon

If you are born in 1988, according to Chinese Zodiac, you were born in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is a powerful sign. People born under this year are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient. This year (2020) is the Year of the Rat.


The above date is May 6, 1988 written in Roman numerals. It is written in the traditional American / Western style and formatted in the order of Month-Day-Year (05-06-1988).

The most popular baby names in 1988: Jessica for girls and Michael for boys

There were an estimated 139,142,510 babies born throughout the world in 1988. The estimated number of babies born on 6th May 1988 is 380,171 or about 264 babies every minute. (Source: un.org)

In 1988, the most popular baby girl name was Jessica, it was given to 51,538 girls. For boys, it was Michael and was given to Michael times in 1988. (Source: ssa.gov)

The world population in 1988 was 5,148,556,956 (Source: census.gov).

6 May, 1988 birthday summary

Below are the most important and frequently asked questions by people born on this date.

How old am I if I was born in 1988?
→ You are 32 years old.

What day was my birthday on?
→ You were born on a Friday.

How many days until my birthday?
→ There are until your 33rd birthday.

What day will my birthday be in 2021?
→ Your birthday will be on a Friday in 2021.

What is my birthstone?
→ Your birthstone is Emerald.

What is my birth flower?
→ Your birth flower is Lily of the valley.

What is my life path number?
→ Your life path number is 1.

What is Numerology?
→ Your life path number is based upon your date of birth. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes.

What was the number one song on my birthday?
→ The number one song on your date of birth was "Wishing Well" by Terence Trent D'Arby.

What was the number one song on my 14th birthday?
→ The number one song on your 14th birthday was "Foolish" by Ashanti.

What does my birthday mean?
→ Life path number 1 represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.

Which celebrities share my birthday?
→ You share a birthday with Cheree Crowley (wrestler), Casey Chan (YouTuber). Discover more celebrity birthdays at BirthdayCelebs.com

Who are the famous birthdays celebrating with me?
→ You share a birthday with Cheree Crowley (wrestler), Casey Chan (YouTuber).

May 6, 1988 facts

Day index: 127th day of 1988
Day of week: Friday
Week index: 18th Friday of 1988

Next same calendar year: 2044

Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 33 years old
Days since birth:

Days spent sleeping: 3,913 days
Months spent sleeping: 128 months
Years spent sleeping: 10.72 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%

Full moons since birth: 398
First one billion second: was on January 13, 2020

Life path number: 1

Zodiac sign: Taurus ♉
Zodiac ruling planet: Venus

1988 world population: 5,148,556,956 (Source: un.org)

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Other date formats

  • 6 May 1988
  • 6-5-1988
  • May Sixth, Nineteen Eighty-eight
  • V-VI-MCMLXXXVIII (mm-dd-yyy)
  • May 6th 1988
  • May 6 1988
  • 6th May 1988

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