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August 16, 1961 was a Wednesday and it was the 228th 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 140 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,314 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 688 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 April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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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.
- 1924Fess Parker
- 1928Eddie Kirkland
- 1928Eydie Gormé
- 1934Pierre Richard
- 1982Cam Gigandet
- 1985Arden Cho
- 1991Evanna Lynch
- 1994Riho Takada
- 1997Greyson Chance
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 16.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 16.
- 1908William Keepers Maxwell, Jr., American author (d. 2000)
- 1939Billy Joe Shaver, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1957Tim Farriss, Australian guitarist (INXS)
- 1968Mateja Svet, Slovenian skier
- 1975Álvaro Tardáguila, Uruguayan cyclist
- 1979Eduardo Maiorino, Brazilian mixed martial artist and kick-boxer (d. 2012)
- 1979Monder Rizki, Belgian runner
- 1984Matteo Anesi, Italian speed skater
- 1986Yu Darvish, Japanese baseball player
- 1991G.E.M., Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1 BCWang Mang consolidates his power and is declared marshal of state. Emperor Ai of Han, who had died the previous day, had no heirs.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Battle of Camden: The British defeat the Americans near Camden, South Carolina.
- 1841U.S. President John Tyler vetoes a bill which called for the re-establishment of the Second Bank of the United States. Enraged Whig Party members riot outside the White House in the most violent demonstration on White House grounds in U.S. history.
- 1863The Dominican Restoration War begins when Gregorio Luperón raises the Dominican flag in Santo Domingo after Spain had recolonized the country.
- 1918The Battle of Lake Baikal was fought between the Czechoslovak Legion and the Red Army.
- 1923The United Kingdom gives the name “Ross Dependency” to part of its claimed Antarctic territory and makes the Governor-General of the Dominion of New Zealand its administrator.
- 1927The Dole Air Race begins from Oakland, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, during which six out of the eight participating planes crash or disappear.
- 1960Cyprus gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1972In an unsuccessful coup d'état attempt, the Royal Moroccan Air Force fires upon Hassan II of Morocco’s plane while he is traveling back to Rabat.
- 2015At least 22 people are dead following a suicide bombing in Punjab, Pakistan.
View the complete list of historical events for August 16.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16 and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Aka Plu, Jeff Stearns, Karan Armstrong, Lucy Brown, Arthur O'Connell, Patrick Renna, Narsha, Max Bemis, George Murphy, Jeremy Irons.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 16 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 16, 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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
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 21, 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: October 27, 1958 – Simon Le Bon, English singer-songwriter (Duran Duran and Arcadia); February 17, 1975 – Harisu, South Korean singer and actress; August 27, 1958 – Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and actor.
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