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May 5, 1959 was a Tuesday and it was the 125th day of the year 1959. The next time you can reuse your old 1959 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 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 69 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,116 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 715 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.
- 1929Ilene Woods
- 1935Robert Rehme
- 1940Michael Lindsay-Hogg
- 1944John Rhys-Davies
- 1944Roger Rees
- 1947Robin McNamara
- 1967Levent Kazak
- 1967Takehito Koyasu
- 1981Danielle Fishel
- 1981Farid Kamil
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 5.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 5.
- 1764Robert Craufurd, Scottish general and politician (d. 1812)
- 1910Leo Lionni, American author and illustrator (d. 1999)
- 1939Ray Gosling, English journalist, author, and activist (d. 2013)
- 1951Nicholas Guest, American actor
- 1952Willem Witteveen, Dutch scholar and politician (d. 2014)
- 1963James LaBrie, Canadian singer-songwriter (Dream Theater, Winter Rose, Explorers Club, and MullMuzzler)
- 1964Don Payne, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2013)
- 1965Glenn Seton, Australian race car driver
- 1966Sergei Stanishev, Ukrainian-Bulgarian politician, 46th Prime Minister of Bulgaria
- 1988Skye Sweetnam, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (Sumo Cyco)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1215Rebel barons renounce their allegiance to King John of England — part of a chain of events leading to the signing of the Magna Carta.
- 1640King Charles I of England dissolves the Short Parliament.
- 1865American Civil War: The Confederate government was declared dissolved at Washington, Georgia.
- 1865In North Bend, Ohio (a suburb of Cincinnati), the first train robbery in the United States takes place.
- 1877American Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles.
- 1905The trial in the Stratton Brothers case begins in London, England; it marks the first time that fingerprint evidence is used to gain a conviction for murder.
- 1936Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- 1944German troops execute 216 civilians in the village of Kleisoura in Greece.
- 1973Secretariat wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, an as-yet unbeaten record.
- 1994The signing of the Bishkek Protocol between Armenia and Azerbaijan effectively freezes the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
View the complete list of historical events for May 5.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 5 and 1959 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: Marie Windsor, Małgorzata Braunek, Susan Sarandon, Joan Baez, Billy Curtis, Don "Red" Barry, Sid Lucero, Paul Rogers, Ethan Hawke, Brad Garrett.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 5 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on May 5, 1959.
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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Happy Organ by Dave “Baby” Cortez as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 11, 1959). 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 3, 1940 – Fontella Bass, American singer-songwriter (d. 2012); May 1, 1978 – James Badge Dale, American actor; August 12, 1926 – Joe Jones, American singer-songwriter (d. 2005).
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