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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 73 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,824 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 604 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.
- 1929Don Matheson
- 1945Loni Anderson
- 1948Carole Laure
- 1962Ramsay Gilderdale
- 1967Matthew Caws
- 1971DJ Ajax
- 1981Kenta Hamano
- 1983Dawn Richard
- 1985Jake Hurwitz
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan
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.
- 1301Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (d. 1330)
- 1540Joseph Justus Scaliger, French philologist and historian (d. 1609)
- 1930Richie Ginther, American race car driver (d. 1989)
- 1937Herb Brooks, American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2003)
- 1941Bob Clark, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2007)
- 1948Shin Takamatsu, Japanese architect and academic
- 1960Seth Swirsky, American singer-songwriter
- 1961Mark O'Connor, American violinist and composer
- 1965Scott William Winters, American actor
- 1971DJ Ajax, Australian DJ and producer (d. 2013)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 910The last major Danish army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward the Elder and Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians.
- 1735Freedom of the press: New York Weekly Journal writer John Peter Zenger is acquitted of seditious libel against the royal governor of New York, on the basis that what he had published was true.
- 1884The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe’s Island (now Liberty Island) in New York Harbor.
- 1914World War I: The German minelayer SS Königin Luise lays a minefield about 40 mi off the Thames Estuary (Lowestoft). She is intercepted and sunk by the British light-cruiser HMS Amphion.
- 1916World War I: Battle of Romani: Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula.
- 1925Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language that is at the time in danger of dying out.
- 1940World War II: The Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.
- 1974Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion limit on military aid to South Vietnam.
- 2015The Gold King Mine waste water spill releases 3 million gallons of heavy metal toxin tailings and waste water into the Animas River in Colorado.
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: Hiroki Takahashi, Norma MacMillan, Dennis Padilla, Dee Dee Davis, John Power, Milton Berle, Arlene Martel, Charlotte Ross, Elaine Shore, Naomi Kawashima.
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: February 26, 1973 – Erinn Bartlett, American model and actress, Miss Teen USA 1991; May 14, 1992 – Maggy, Japanese model; January 13, 1971 – John Mallory Asher, American actor and director.
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