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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 161 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,736 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 601 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 March 12 at 14:55:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1918Tom Drake
- 1934Vern Gosdin
- 1941Bob Clark
- 1946Erika Slezak
- 1959Pete Burns
- 1966Jonathan Silverman
- 1967Thomas Lang
- 1975Ami Foster
- 1987Genelia D'Souza
- 1990Yui Minami
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.
- 1749Thomas Lynch, Jr., American commander and politician (d. 1779)
- 1935Michael Ballhaus, German director and cinematographer
- 1950Luiz Gushiken, Brazilian union leader and politician (d. 2013)
- 1961Mark O'Connor, American violinist and composer
- 1965Scott William Winters, American actor
- 1971DJ Ajax, Australian DJ and producer (d. 2013)
- 1976Jeff Friesen, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1977Soraya Jiménez, Mexican weightlifter (d. 2013)
- 1980Jason Culina, Australian footballer
- 1987Genelia D'Souza, Indian actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1278The Siege of Algeciras ends in the context of the Spanish Reconquista pitting the forces of the Kingdom of Castile against the Emirate of Granada. The battle resulted in a Granadan victory.
- 1600The Gowrie Conspiracy against King James VI of Scotland (later to become King James I of England) takes place.
- 1861American Civil War: In order to help pay for the war effort, the United States government levies the first income tax as part of the Revenue Act of 1861 (3% of all incomes over US $800; rescinded in 1872).
- 1861The United States Army abolishes flogging.
- 1940World War II: The Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.
- 1944World War II: Polish insurgents liberate a German labor camp in Warsaw, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners.
- 1949In Ecuador, an earthquake destroys 50 towns and kills more than 6,000.
- 1989General elections are held in Nicaragua with the Sandinista National Liberation Front winning a majority.
- 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.
- 2012The Oak Creek shooting took place at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six people; the perpetrator was shot dead by police.
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: Ellen Pompeo, Atsuko Maeda, Janis Joplin, Paula Prentiss, Tsubasa Masuwaka, Edward Anhalt, Coolio, Jung Joon-ho, Melora Walters, Holly Cole.
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: May 7, 1919 – La Esterella, Belgian singer (d. 2011); October 12, 1906 – John Murray, American playwright and producer (d. 1984); April 16, 1978 – Christos Vasilopoulos, Greek actor.
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