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The Day I Was Born  

Explore some fascinating information about the day you were born.
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The Day I Was Born

Complete the activity sheet by answering questions 1- 6.

 

#1 How many days old are you?

1. How many days old are you?

Enter your date of birth in the Start Date box.

For example if your birthday is May 3, 2004, enter 03 (for the date)
05 (for the month of May and 2004, and then click on "Calculate Duration"

Enter today's date in the End Date box.

 

#2 Your age in hours & minutes

2a. What is your age in minutes?

2b. What is your age in hours?

 

#3 Meaning of your first name

           

http://www.zelo.com/firstnames/find.asp

 

3. What does your first name mean?

Use any of the 3 sites listed above to locate the meaning of your first name.

 

#4 Meaning of the day of the week

Use the link above to answer question #4.

4. What is the significance of the day of the week on which you were born?

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#5 Famous people born on your birthday

Use the link above to locate a famous person born on your birthday.

5. Name 2 famous people born on your birthday.

  • Write his/her name
  • Write his/her birthday
  • Two facts about him/her
 

#6 What happened in history

 

Use the link above to answer the 10 questions below.

6. What happened in history on the day you were born?

Type in your birthday and click Quick Page

 

Find the answers to these questions about the day you were born:

  1. Name 2  popular songs.
  2. Who were the President & Vice President?
  3. What was the price of gas?
  4. What were the price of milk, bread and eggs?
  5. What was the price of stamps?
  6. Name 2 of the hottest toys?
  7. Name 2 popular TV shows?
  8. What was the minimum wage?
  9. Name 1 top news headline.
  10. Name the title of 1 popular book.

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