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October 6, 1961 was a Friday and it was the 279th 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 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 258 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,196 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 684 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1942Britt Ekland
- 1943Michael Durrell
- 1947Patxi Andión
- 1951Kevin Cronin
- 1963Elisabeth Shue
- 1971Lola Dueñas
- 1972Ko So-young
- 1974Alexis Georgoulis
- 1977Shimon Gershon
- 1998Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 6.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 6.
- 1888Roland Georges Garros, French soldier and pilot (d. 1918)
- 1892Jackie Saunders, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1954)
- 1900Willy Merkl, German mountaineer (d. 1934)
- 1921Joseph Lowery, American minister and activist
- 1948Gerry Adams, Irish politician
- 1970Darren Oliver, American baseball player
- 1974Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer and manager
- 1976Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
- 1982Fábio Júnior dos Santos, Brazilian footballer
- 1982William Butler, American keyboard player and composer (Arcade Fire)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 6.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 404Byzantine Empress Eudoxia has her seventh and last pregnancy which ends in a miscarriage. She is left bleeding and dies of an infection shortly after.
- 1582Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
- 1854In England the Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead starts shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
- 1889American inventor Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture.
- 1903The High Court of Australia sits for the first time.
- 1910Eleftherios Venizelos is elected Prime Minister of Greece for the first time (seven times in total).
- 1942World War II: The October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River.
- 1973Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War.
- 1976Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom, by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government.
- 2007Jason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.
View the complete list of historical events for October 6.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 6 and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Shohei Imamura, Shawn Christian, Joe McElderry, Eric Stuart, Alexandra Hedison, Florence Desmond, Davis Guggenheim, Melonie Diaz, Kevin Sussman, Jai Courtney.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 6 is Libra ♎. 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 October 6, 1961.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. 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 Hit the Road Jack by Ray Charles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 9, 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: August 25, 1990 – Aras Bulut İynemli, Turkish actor; February 8, 1980 – Cameron Muncey, Australian singer and guitarist (Jet); August 19, 1969 – Paula Jai Parker, American actress, director, and producer.
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