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Notes for gotty.uk/yourlife


Try another age


Use the "Try another age" drop-down for insight into (say) your kid's or parent's cultural and historical references.


Research Films, Listen to Albums


Click on a Film or Album image for more information, and to listen to an Album if you have a Spotify account.


How accurate are the History, Technology, Sport, Film and Music entries?


Generally accurate to the year but not the month, as they get re-arranged within each year to help the display (eg. to avoid 2 film posters in the same month).


URL (link) Parameters


You can add up to 3 parameters to the website URL, in any order :

Examples :

(note use of '?' before the first parameter and '&' before subsequent parameters)

Lady Gaga (born 28 March 1986) :
www.gotty.uk/yourlife/?name=Lady%20Gaga&dob=1986-03-28&female=y

Queen Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) :
www.gotty.uk/yourlife/?dob=1926-04-21&female=y&name=Your%20Majesty,%20Queen%20Elizabeth


Copy URL


Copies the Yourlife URL (link) together with the current DOB and female parameters to your clipboard - so you can paste this link into an email or text etc.


How is life expectancy calculated?


By using :

To check the impact of lifestyle on life expectancy many websites can help, such as : www.riskprediction.org.uk     www.confused.com


Life expectancy increases with age


You can see this effect by using the "Try another age" drop-down and observing the change to your "Full Life" Years value, or by viewing the table below (UK Office for National Statistics data).


AgeLife Expectancy
MaleFemale
079.1882.86
1079.6083.22
2079.7383.30
3080.0483.44
4080.5083.72
5081.2984.25
6082.5785.20
7084.7786.82
8088.3289.61
9094.0194.57
100102.05102.16