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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 327 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,918 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 471 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.
- 1934Tom Baker
- 1941Pierre Lalonde
- 1944Farhad Mehrad
- 1944José Luis Garci
- 1946David Lynch
- 1967Eric Quizon
- 1970Skeet Ulrich
- 1979Asaka Kubo
- 1980Matthew Tuck
- 1985Marina Inoue
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.
- 1950William Mgimwa, Tanzanian banker and politician, 13th Tanzanian Minister of Finance (d. 2014)
- 1963Mark Ryden, American painter
- 1969Patrick K. Kroupa, American computer hacker and activist; co-founded MindVox
- 1972Nikki Haley, American accountant and politician, 116th Governor of South Carolina
- 1978Sid Wilson, American DJ and pianist
- 1980Philippe Gagnon, Canadian swimmer
- 1981Freddy Guzmán, Dominican baseball player
- 1984Rene Mandri, Estonian cyclist
- 1985Marina Inoue, Japanese voice actress and singer
- 1993Lorenzo Crisetig, Italian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 20.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1929In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, is released.
- 1936Edward VIII becomes King of the United Kingdom.
- 1942World War II: At the Wannsee Conference held in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee, senior Nazi German officials discuss the implementation of the “Final Solution to the Jewish question”.
- 1945World War II: Germany begins the evacuation of 1.8 million people from East Prussia, a task which will take nearly two months.
- 1959The first flight of the Vickers Vanguard.
- 1969East Pakistani police kill student activist Amanullah Asaduzzaman. The resulting outrage is in part responsible for the Bangladesh Liberation War.
- 1987Church of England envoy Terry Waite is kidnapped in Lebanon.
- 2006Witnesses report seeing a bottlenose whale swimming in the River Thames, the first time the species had been seen in the Thames since records began in 1913.
- 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: Mohit Sehgal, Graeme Strachan, Louis Jourdan, Randal Kleiser, Nicola Roberts, Guy Marchand, Lynsey Bartilson, Hwanhee, Jan Groth, Miina Tominaga.
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: July 10, 1969 – Jonas Kaufmann, German tenor and actor; October 10, 1954 – Mohamed Mounir, Egyptian singer and actor; March 23, 1959 – Catherine Keener, American actress and producer.
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