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January 5, 1961 was a Thursday and it was the 5th day of the year 1961. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2017. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 104 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,715 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 701 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1893Elizabeth Cotten
- 1917Jane Wyman
- 1917Wieland Wagner
- 1929Wilbert Harrison
- 1940Michael O'Donoghue
- 1974Sarah-Jane Honeywell
- 1976Shintarō Asanuma
- 1981Brooklyn Sudano
- 1998Marie Iitoyo
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 5.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 5.
- 1879Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)
- 1921Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
- 1931Alfred Brendel, Austrian pianist, poet, and author
- 1968Carrie Ann Inaba, American actress, singer, dancer, and choreographer
- 1968DJ BoBo, Swiss singer-songwriter and producer
- 1974Sarah-Jane Honeywell, English actress and dancer
- 1975Kylie Bax, New Zealand-American model and actress
- 1982Vadims Vasiļevskis, Latvian javelin thrower
- 1983Sean Dockery, American basketball player
- 1992Julian Derstroff, German footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1554A great fire occurs in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
- 1757Louis XV of France survives an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, the last person to be executed in France by drawing and quartering, the traditional and gruesome form of capital punishment used for regicides.
- 1875The Palais Garnier, one of the most famous opera houses in the world, is inaugurated in Paris.
- 1896An Austrian newspaper reports that Wilhelm Röntgen has discovered a type of radiation later known as X-rays.
- 1900Irish leader John Redmond calls for a revolt against British rule.
- 1911Kappa Alpha Psi, the world’s second oldest and largest black fraternity, is founded at Indiana University.
- 1944The Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.
- 1949United States President Harry S. Truman unveils his Fair Deal program.
- 1974Warmest reliably measured temperature in Antarctica of +59 °F (+15 °C) recorded at Vanda Station
- 1975The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.
View the complete list of historical events for January 5.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 5 and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tony Hawk, Lauritz Melchior, Forrest Compton, Alice Greczyn, Paula DeAnda, Sophina Brown, Etta Bond, Lee Seung-yeon, Kim Wilson, Joe Lipari.
The zodiac sign of a person born on January 5 is Capricorn ♑. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on January 5, 1961.
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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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Wonderland by Night by Bert Kaempfert as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 9, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 6, 1975 – Joel West, American actor; July 15, 1936 – Steven Gilborn, American actor and educator (d. 2009); August 21, 1984 – Collie Buddz, American-Bermudian rapper.
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