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January 20, 1979 was a Saturday and it was the 20th day of the year 1979. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2018. 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 was Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 297 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,948 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 472 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.
- 1878Finlay Currie
- 1920DeForest Kelley
- 1937Dorothy Provine
- 1938William Berger
- 1950Daniel Benzali
- 1964Kaho Minami
- 1969Nicky Wire
- 1970Kerri Kenney-Silver
- 1980Kim Jeong-hoon
- 1985Roxanne Barcelo
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 20.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 20.
- 1899Clarice Cliff, English potter (d. 1972)
- 1920Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian ski jumper and author (d. 2006)
- 1938Derek Dougan, Irish-English footballer and journalist (d. 2007)
- 1959Tami Hoag, American author
- 1973Queen Mathilde of Belgium
- 1979Shang Yi, Chinese footballer
- 1980Petra Rampre, Slovenian tennis player
- 1982Fredrik Strømstad, Norwegian footballer
- 1987Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (d. 2011)
- 1992Jorge Zárate, Mexican footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 20.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1320Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland.
- 1785Invading Siamese forces attempt to exploit the political chaos in Vietnam, but are ambushed and annihilated at the Mekong river by the Tây Sơn in the Battle of Rạch Gầm-Xoài Mút.
- 1788The third and main part of First Fleet arrives at Botany Bay. Arthur Phillip decides that Botany Bay is unsuitable for the location of a penal colony, and decides to move to Port Jackson.
- 1839In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats an alliance between Peru and Bolivia.
- 1877Last day of the Constantinople Conference which resulted in agreement for political reforms in the Balkans.
- 1887The United States Senate allows the Navy to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base.
- 1945World War II: The Miklós provisional government of Hungary agrees to an armistice with the Allies.
- 1949Point Four Program a program for economic aid to poor countries announced by United States President Harry S. Truman in his inaugural address for a full term as President.
- 2007A three-man team, using only skis and kites, completes a 1093 mi trek to reach the southern pole of inaccessibility for the first time since 1958 and for the first time ever without mechanical assistance.
- 2009A protest movement in Iceland culminates as the 2009 Icelandic financial crisis protests start.
View the complete list of historical events for January 20.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 20 and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 11. It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Danielle Harold, Kwesi Boakye, Vaidas Baumila, Kōichi Satō, Albert Mol, Jennifer Finnigan, Dallas Green, Rockwell, Michael Madsen, Helen Watts.
The zodiac sign of a person born on January 20 is Capricorn ♑. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on January 20, 1979.
Garnet is the modern birthstone for the month of January while Emerald is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Capricorn is ruby. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Le Freak by Chic as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 20, 1979). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 6, 1926 – Andrzej Wajda, Polish director, producer, and screenwriter; December 21, 1985 – Tom Sturridge, English actor; October 15, 1912 – Nellie Lutcher, American singer and pianist (d. 2007).
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