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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 was 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 284 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,266 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 720 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 August 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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.
- 1935Douglas Marland
- 1940Michael Lindsay-Hogg
- 1948Mats Bergman
- 1950Maggie MacNeal
- 1956Robert Marien
- 1959Steve Stevens
- 1985Shoko Nakagawa
- 1987Ian Michael Smith
- 1988Skye Sweetnam
- 1991Shubha Phutela
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 5.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 5.
- 1830John Batterson Stetson, American businessman, founded the John B. Stetson Company (d. 1906)
- 1884Chief Bender, American baseball player and coach (d. 1954)
- 1899Freeman Gosden, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1982)
- 1943Michael Palin, English actor and screenwriter
- 1949Eppie Bleeker, Dutch speed skater
- 1956Lisa Eilbacher, American actress
- 1957Aad van Mil, Dutch water polo player
- 1966Sergei Stanishev, Ukrainian-Bulgarian politician, 46th Prime Minister of Bulgaria
- 1974Seiji Ara, Japanese race car driver
- 1991Raúl Jiménez, Mexican footballer
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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.
- 1260Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire.
- 1811In the second day of fighting at the Peninsular War Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro the French army, under Marshall André Masséna, drive in the Duke of Wellington’s overextended right flank, but French frontal assaults fail to take the town of Fuentes de Oñoro and the Anglo-Portuguese army holds the field at the end of the day.
- 1860Giuseppe Garibaldi sets sail from Genoa, leading the expedition of the Thousand to conquer the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and giving birth to the Kingdom of Italy.
- 1862Cinco de Mayo: Troops led by Ignacio Zaragoza halt a French invasion in the Battle of Puebla in Mexico.
- 1865American Civil War: The Confederate District of the Gulf surrenders about 4,000 men at Citronelle, Alabama.
- 1934The first Three Stooges short, Woman Haters, is released.
- 1945World War II: Canadian and British troops liberate the Netherlands and Denmark from German occupation when Wehrmacht troops capitulate.
- 1949The Treaty of London establishes the Council of Europe in Strasbourg as the first European institution working for European integration.
- 1950Bhumibol Adulyadej is crowned King Rama IX of Thailand.
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: Antonello Venditti, Eddie Cochran, Ivana Sert, Don Ho, Jennie Lee, Christopher Judge, Kanan Devi, Tony Sirico, Rachel Bilson, Shari Ulrich.
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.
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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: June 9, 1961 – Aaron Sorkin, American screenwriter, producer, and playwright; April 1, 1981 – Aslı Bayram, German model and actress, Miss Germany 2005; April 19, 1966 – Véronique Gens, French soprano and actress.
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