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August 5, 1971 was a Thursday and it was the 217th day of the year 1971. The next time you can reuse your old 1971 calendar will be in 2021. 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 11 days left before your next birthday. You will be 46 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,791 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 569 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 August 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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
- 1906John Huston
- 1935John Saxon
- 1970James Gunn
- 1972Darren Shahlavi
- 1975Antony Cotton
- 1975Iddo Goldberg
- 1981Cory Williams
- 1987Xenia Tchoumitcheva
- 1990Yui Minami
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 5.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1868Oskar Merikanto, Finnish pianist and composer (d. 1924)
- 1888Victor Francen, Belgian-French actor (d. 1977)
- 1890Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor and director (d. 1956)
- 1920George Tooker, American painter and academic (d. 2011)
- 1937Carla Lane, English screenwriter and producer
- 1957Clayton Rohner, American actor
- 1968John Olerud, American baseball player
- 1974Antoine Sibierski, French footballer
- 1980Ali Umar, Maldivian footballer
- 1981Rachel Scott, American murder victim, inspired the Rachel’s Challenge (d. 1999)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1716The Battle of Petrovaradin takes place.
- 1858Cyrus West Field and others complete the first transatlantic telegraph cable after several unsuccessful attempts. It will operate for less than a month.
- 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).
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Baton Rouge: Along the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Confederate troops attempt to take the city, but are driven back by fire from Union gunboats.
- 1901Peter O'Connor sets the first IAAF recognised long jump world record of 24 ft. The record will stand for 20 years.
- 1906Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, King of Iran, agrees to convert the government to a constitutional monarchy.
- 1914World War I: The guns of Point Nepean fort at Port Phillip Heads in Victoria (Australia) fire across the bows of the Norddeutscher Lloyd steamer SS Pfalz which is attempting to leave the Port of Melbourne in ignorance of the declaration of war and she is detained; this is said to be the first Allied shot of the War.
- 1941World War II: The Battle of Smolensk concludes with Germany capturing about 300,000 Soviet Red Army prisoners.
- 1962Apartheid in South Africa: Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.
- 1989General elections are held in Nicaragua with the Sandinista National Liberation Front winning a majority.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5 and 1971 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Erina Ikuta, Dion Boucicault, John Howard, Sugizo, Patricia Hodge, F. Gary Gray, Sean Hayes, Sean Combs, Irv Gotti, Kevin Nash.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Pig is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 5, 1971.
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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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was How Can You Mend a Broken Heart by Bee Gees as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 7, 1971). 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 22, 1973 – Madhureeta Anand, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter; September 27, 1933 – Greg Morris, American actor (d. 1996); October 22, 1903 – Curly Howard, American actor and singer (d. 1952).
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