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August 12, 1961 was a Saturday and it was the 224th day of the year 1961. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2017. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 82 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,372 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 690 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1883Marion Lorne
- 1892Alfred Lunt
- 1912Samuel Fuller
- 1926Joe Jones
- 1949Alex Naumik
- 1956Bruce Greenwood
- 1969Tanita Tikaram
- 1993Ewa Farna
- 1994Bex Taylor-Klaus
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 12.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 12.
- 1871Gustavs Zemgals, Latvian politician, 2nd President of Latvia (d. 1939)
- 1883Martha Hedman, Swedish-American actress and playwright (d. 1974)
- 1911Cantinflas, Mexican actor, screenwriter, and producer (d. 1993)
- 1917Oliver Crawford, American screenwriter and author (d. 2008)
- 1933Parnelli Jones, American race car driver and businessman
- 1949Alex Naumik, Lithuanian-Norwegian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2013)
- 1964Katherine Boo, American journalist and author
- 1976Brad Lukowich, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1982Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer
- 1988Justin Gaston, American singer-songwriter and actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 12.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1624The president of Louis XIII of France’s royal council is arrested, leaving Cardinal Richelieu in the role of the King’s principal minister.
- 1806Santiago de Liniers, 1st Count of Buenos Aires re-takes the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina after the first British invasion.
- 1914World War I: The United Kingdom declares war on Austria-Hungary; the countries of the British Empire follow suit.
- 1947United Nations Security Council Resolution 29 relating to UN membership of Yemen and Pakistan is adopted.
- 1953Nuclear weapons testing: The Soviet atomic bomb project continues with the detonation of Joe 4, the first Soviet thermonuclear weapon.
- 1964South Africa is banned from the Olympic Games due to the country’s racist policies.
- 1978The Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the People’s Republic of China is signed.
- 1981The IBM Personal Computer is released.
- 2012The closing ceremony of the Summer Olympics are held at the Olympic Stadium in London.
- 2015At least two massive explosions kill 145 people and injure nearly 800 in Tianjin, China.
View the complete list of historical events for August 12.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 12 and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It 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.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Juliette Gréco, Enrico Caruso, Federico Ágreda, Paula Prentiss, Yolanda "Tongolele" Montes, Jerry Lewis, Greg Proops, Sulli, John Badham, James Nesbitt.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 12 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 12, 1961.
Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 14, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 15, 1986 – Maria Fowler, English model and actress; December 21, 1988 – Alexa Goddard, English singer; September 7, 1937 – John Phillip Law, American actor (d. 2008).
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