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August 5, 1968 was a Monday and it was the 218th day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. 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 128 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,769 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 602 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.
- 1929Don Matheson
- 1946Erika Slezak
- 1965Scott William Winters
- 1966Yoko Moriguchi
- 1971DJ Ajax
- 1982Tobias Regner
- 1985Jake Hurwitz
- 1987Xenia Tchoumitcheva
- 1993Suzuka Ohgo
- 1997Adam Irigoyen
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 5.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1797Friedrich August Kummer, German cellist and composer (d. 1879)
- 1911Robert Taylor, American actor and singer (d. 1969)
- 1941Airto Moreira, Brazilian-American drummer and composer (Return to Forever)
- 1947Greg Leskiw, Canadian guitarist and songwriter (The Guess Who)
- 1962Otis Thorpe, American basketball player
- 1972Darren Shahlavi, English-American actor and martial artist (d. 2015)
- 1980Sophie Winkleman, English actress
- 1981David Clarke, English ice hockey player
- 1984Helene Fischer, German singer and dancer
- 1991Andreas Weimann, Austrian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 25Guangwu claims the throne as emperor, restoring the Han dynasty after the collapse of the short-lived Xin dynasty.
- 1388The Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England, is fought near Otterburn.
- 1689One thousand five hundred Iroquois attack the village of Lachine in New France.
- 1874Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in the United Kingdom.
- 1888Bertha Benz drives from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back in the first long distance automobile trip, commemorated as the Bertha Benz Memorial Route since 2008.
- 1925Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language that is at the time in danger of dying out.
- 1941World War II: The Battle of Smolensk concludes with Germany capturing about 300,000 Soviet Red Army prisoners.
- 1960Burkina Faso, then known as Upper Volta, becomes independent from France.
- 1979In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake an attempted military uprising.
- 2010Ten members of International Assistance Mission Nuristan Eye Camp team are killed by persons unknown in Kuran wa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan.
View the complete list of historical events for August 5.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5 and 1968 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: Joseph Mascolo, David Blaine, Akira Kurosawa, Marilyn Martin, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Joseph Green, Vic Morrow, Jimmy Jones, Lepa Brena, Peter R. de Vries.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 5, 1968.
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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hello, I Love You by The Doors as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 10, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 6, 1946 – Peter Singer, Australian philosopher and academic; September 1, 1993 – Alexander Conti, Canadian actor; April 6, 1942 – Barry Levinson, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.
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