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At some point this year, Google Search started to show the publication date.

When I updated my website, I noticed that the publication date was actually my birthday, simply because it's the first date googlebot encounters.

I can't delete it because it would defy the whole "My website is my Resume" idea.

I tried to solve the problem by wrapping it in address tag and putting the date in time tag with datetime attribute, but it didn't work out.

<address>
    <ul>
        <li>
            Porte à Camp 5 <br/>
            7971 Basècles <br/>
            BELGIQUE
        </li>
        <li> 
            <time datetime="1984-01-29">29/01/1984</time><br/>
            Belge/Russe
        </li>
        <li>
            +32 (0)493/.49.18.23<br/>
            <span id="mail">razine.ivan</span> | 
            <a href="http://bit.ly/qzITgb" class="red">Télécharger CV</a>
        </li>
    </ul>
</address>

So far, the only way I could solve it is by deleting q=show+the+publication+date from the url.

I have no clue how to fix that. Any ideas?

This is my web page: ivanrazine.be

And this is the search result (4th position): google search

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You can use the meta-tag last updated like that:

<meta name="last_updated" content="2001-08-28">
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waiting for googlebot to confirm, but that seems right, thanks! –  Ivan Razine Oct 8 '11 at 21:21
    
totally worked, thanks a lot! –  Ivan Razine Oct 11 '11 at 5:25
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