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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 198 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,699 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 600 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1906Joan Hickson
- 1940Roman Gabriel
- 1943Sammi Smith
- 1947Rick Derringer
- 1948Carole Laure
- 1964Adam Yauch
- 1966Jonathan Silverman
- 1967Matthew Caws
- 1975Ami Foster
- 1983Dawn Richard
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.
- 1908Harold Holt, Australian lawyer and politician, 17th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1967)
- 1930Richie Ginther, American race car driver (d. 1989)
- 1934Gay Byrne, Irish radio and television host
- 1937Brian G. Marsden, English-American astronomer and academic (d. 2010)
- 1941Bob Clark, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2007)
- 1941Leonid Kizim, Ukrainian general, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2010)
- 1975Eicca Toppinen, Finnish cellist and composer (Apocalyptica)
- 1975Haim Goldenberg, Israeli-Canadian television host
- 1977Eric Hinske, American baseball player and coach
- 1985Gil Vermouth, Israeli footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1772The First Partition of Poland begins.
- 1861The United States Army abolishes flogging.
- 1864American Civil War: The Battle of Mobile Bay begins at Mobile Bay near Mobile, Alabama, Admiral David Farragut leads a Union flotilla through Confederate defenses and seals one of the last major Southern ports.
- 1874Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in the United Kingdom.
- 1906Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, King of Iran, agrees to convert the government to a constitutional monarchy.
- 1926Harry Houdini performs his greatest feat, spending 91 minutes underwater in a sealed tank before escaping.
- 1974Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion limit on military aid to South Vietnam.
- 1979In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake an attempted military uprising.
- 1981President Ronald Reagan fires 11,359 striking air-traffic controllers who ignored his order for them to return to work.
- 2010The Copiapó mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft below the ground.
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: Jessica Heap, Thelma Barlow, Ryan Newman, MF Doom, Denys Arcand, Wayne Northrop, Sonny Rhodes, Dima Bilan, Sergio Franchi, Gordon Jackson.
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: June 12, 1930 – Jim Nabors, American actor and singer; February 21, 1976 – Michael McIntyre, English comedian and actor; August 13, 1967 – Quinn Cummings, American actress.
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