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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 340 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,210 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 718 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.
- 1925Eddi Arent
- 1929Ayhan Işık
- 1959Ian McCulloch
- 1963Heidi Kozak
- 1977Choi Kang-hee
- 1981Danielle Fishel
- 1981Farid Kamil
- 1981Marcelle Bittar
- 1984Wade MacNeil
- 1989Raai Laxmi
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.
- 1887Mervyn S. Bennion, American captain, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1941)
- 1934Johnnie Taylor, American singer (d. 2000)
- 1942Tammy Wynette, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)
- 1948Anna Bergman, Swedish actress
- 1966Shawn Drover, Canadian drummer (Megadeth, Eidolon, and Act of Defiance)
- 1970LaPhonso Ellis, American basketball player
- 1971Mike Redmond, American baseball player and manager
- 1982Ferrie Bodde, Dutch footballer
- 1987Ian Michael Smith, American actor
- 1989Agnes Knochenhauer, Swedish curler
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.
- 1260Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire.
- 1809The Swiss canton of Aargau allowed citizenship to Jews.
- 1821Emperor Napoleon dies in exile on the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean.
- 1862Cinco de Mayo: Troops led by Ignacio Zaragoza halt a French invasion in the Battle of Puebla in Mexico.
- 1940World War II: Norwegian refugees form a government-in-exile in London
- 1965The Warlocks, later known as The Grateful Dead, make their first public appearance in Menlo Park, California.
- 1973Secretariat wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, an as-yet unbeaten record.
- 1980Operation Nimrod: The British Special Air Service storms the Iranian embassy in London after a six-day siege.
- 201422 people die after two boats carrying illegal immigrants collide in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Greece.
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: Shannon Curfman, Seppo Pääkkönen, Gaia Cauchi, Mark Chesnutt, Wale, Perry Fenwick, Sommore, Gabriel Soto, Dennis Dugan, Hunter Gomez.
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: August 25, 1930 – Bruce Allpress, New Zealand actor; January 22, 1972 – Katie Barberi, Mexican actress; November 25, 1963 – Holly Cole, Canadian singer.
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