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January 28, 1979 was a Sunday and it was the 28th 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 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 335 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,910 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.
- 1927Eşref Kolçak
- 1927Per Oscarsson
- 1936Alan Alda
- 1952Richard Glatzer
- 1975Tanya Chua
- 1977Joey Fatone
- 1981Elijah Wood
- 1998Ariel Winter
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 28.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 28.
- 1312Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)
- 1600Pope Clement IX (d. 1669)
- 1822Alexander Mackenzie, Scottish-Canadian soldier, journalist, and politician; 2nd Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1892)
- 1892Ernst Lubitsch, German-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1947)
- 1930Jasraj, Indian singer
- 1945Robert Wyatt, English singer-songwriter and drummer
- 1955Vinod Khosla, Indian-American businessman; co-founded Sun Microsystems
- 1971Anthony Hamilton, American singer-songwriter and producer
- 1985Lauris Dārziņš, Latvian ice hockey player
- 1992Andrei Savchenko, Russian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 28.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1521The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
- 1754Horace Walpole coins the word serendipity in a letter to Horace Mann.
- 1820A Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev discovers the Antarctic continent, approaching the Antarctic coast.
- 1887In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world’s largest snowflakes are reported, 15 in wide and 8 in thick.
- 1896Walter Arnold of East Peckham, Kent, becomes the first person to be convicted of speeding. He was fined one shilling, plus costs, for speeding at 8 mph, thereby exceeding the contemporary speed limit of 2 mph.
- 1902The Carnegie Institution of Washington is founded in Washington, D.C. with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie.
- 1935Iceland becomes the first Western country to legalize therapeutic abortion.
- 1938The World Land Speed Record on a public road is broken by Rudolf Caracciola in the Mercedes-Benz W195 at a speed of 432.7 km/h.
- 1964An unarmed United States Air Force T-39 Sabreliner on a training mission is shot down over Erfurt, East Germany, by a Soviet MiG-19.
- 1982US Army general James L. Dozier is rescued by Italian anti-terrorism forces from captivity by the Red Brigades.
View the complete list of historical events for January 28.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 28 and 1979 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: Arlene Martel, Naná Vasconcelos, Gustav Nezval, Marley Shelton, Kam Woo-sung, Alexander Korda, Kaori Matsumura, Erica Andrews, Patiparn Pataweekarn, Dev Patel.
The zodiac sign of a person born on January 28 is Aquarius ♒. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on January 28, 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 Aquarius is garnet. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
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 (February 3, 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: October 26, 1933 – Takis Kanellopoulos, Greek director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1990); August 18, 1926 – John P. Finnegan, American actor (d. 2012); September 17, 1982 – Francine Prieto, Filipino model and actress.
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