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May 1, 1981 was a Friday and it was the 121st day of the year 1981. The next time you can reuse your old 1981 calendar will be in 2026. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 8 days left before your next birthday. You will be 36 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,141 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 445 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 May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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.
- 1907Kate Smith
- 1934Shirley Horn
- 1936Hans E. Wallman
- 1946Joanna Lumley
- 1946John Woo
- 1953Glen Ballard
- 1956Catherine Frot
- 1978James Badge Dale
- 1980Jay Reatard
- 1992You Kikkawa
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 1.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 1.
- 1848Adelsteen Normann, Norwegian painter (d. 1919)
- 1910Behice Boran, Turkish sociologist and politician (d. 1987)
- 1917John Beradino, American baseball player and actor (d. 1996)
- 1925Scott Carpenter, American commander, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2013)
- 1927Bernard Vukas, Yugoslav-Croatian footballer (d. 1983)
- 1927Laura Betti, Italian actress (d. 2004)
- 1929Sonny James, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1930Richard Riordan, American lieutenant and politician, 39th Mayor of Los Angeles
- 1937Bo Nilsson, Swedish composer
- 1980Jay Reatard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Lost Sounds) (d. 2010)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 1.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1846The few remaining Mormons left in Nauvoo, Illinois, formally dedicate the Nauvoo Temple.
- 1884Proclamation of the demand for eight-hour workday in the United States.
- 1894Coxey’s Army, the first significant American protest march, arrives in Washington, D.C.
- 1927The Union Labor Life Insurance Company is founded by the American Federation of Labor.
- 1940The 1940 Summer Olympics are cancelled due to war.
- 1941World War II: German forces launch a major attack on Tobruk.
- 1956The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
- 1965Battle of Dong-Yin, a naval conflict between ROC and PRC, takes place.
- 1982Operation Black Buck: The Royal Air Force attacks the Argentine Air Force during Falklands War.
- 1994Three-time Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna is killed in an accident during the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola.
View the complete list of historical events for May 1.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 1 and 1981 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Ernie K-Doe, Emily Symons, Jane Greer, Dasha Kapustina, Teri Shields, Willow Smith, Murat Yıldırım, Dervla Kirwan, Gail O'Grady, Berglind Icey.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 1 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rooster is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on May 1, 1981.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Morning Train (Nine to Five) by Sheena Easton as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 2, 1981). 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 2, 1925 – Marvin Rainwater, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013); February 12, 1950 – Angelo Branduardi, Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist; October 28, 1944 – Coluche, French actor and screenwriter (d. 1986).
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