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July 8, 1961 was a Saturday and it was the 189th 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 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 45 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,409 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 691 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1934Marty Feldman
- 1947Kim Darby
- 1949Wolfgang Puck
- 1966Mike Nawrocki
- 1966Suzanne Krull
- 1974Tami Erin
- 1975Jamal Woolard
- 1982Sophia Bush
- 1986Jake McDorman
- 2000Sophie Nyweide
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for July 8.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jul 8.
- 1604Heinrich Albert, German composer and poet (d. 1651)
- 1904Henri Cartan, French mathematician and academic (d. 2008)
- 1942Janice Pennington, American model and actress, co-founded the Hollywood Film Festival
- 1961Karl Seglem, Norwegian saxophonist and record producer (Isglem)
- 1966Suzanne Krull, American actress (d. 2013)
- 1977Wang Zhizhi, Chinese basketball player
- 1978Rachael Lillis, American voice actress
- 1980Robbie Keane, Irish footballer
- 1981Anastasia Myskina, Russian tennis player
- 1989Yarden Gerbi, Israeli martial artist
View the complete list of famous birthdays for July 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1099First Crusade: Fifteen thousand starving Christian soldiers march in a religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on.
- 1497Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.
- 1709Great Northern War: Battle of Poltava: Peter I of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at Poltava thus effectively ending Sweden’s role as a major power in Europe.
- 1822Chippewas turn over a huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom.
- 1859King Charles XV & IV accedes to the throne of Sweden–Norway.
- 1864Ikedaya Incident: The Choshu Han shishi’s planned Shinsengumi sabotage on Kyoto, Japan at Ikedaya.
- 1947Reports are broadcast that a UFO crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico in what became known as the Roswell UFO incident.
- 1948The United States Air Force accepts its first female recruits into a program called Women in the Air Force (WAF).
- 1970Richard Nixon delivers a special congressional message enunciating Native American self-determination as official US Indian policy, leading to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975.
- 2011Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.
View the complete list of historical events for July 8.
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Your birthday numbers 7, 8 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: John Gielgud, Boyd Tinsley, Kim Seung-jun, Jack Dee, Lefteris Pantazis, Tom Berenger, Kyle Sullivan, Alberto Lionello, Derek Brewer, Luke Morley.
The zodiac sign of a person born on July 8 is Cancer ♋. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on July 8, 1961.
Ruby is the modern birthstone for the month of July while Ruby is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Cancer is emerald. 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 Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (July 10, 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: February 16, 1982 – Lupe Fiasco, American rapper and producer (Child Rebel Soldier and Japanese Cartoon); September 25, 1952 – Christopher Reeve, American actor, producer, and activist (d. 2004); August 28, 1949 – Hugh Cornwell, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Stranglers).
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