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August 18, 1961 was a Friday and it was the 230th day of the year 1961. It was the 33rd Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday 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 317 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,328 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 7,443 days or 20.38 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 756 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 October 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 26, 1993.
If a dog named Lush - a Glen of Imaal Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 264 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Lush will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Lush will age 4 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1896Jack Pickford
- 1933Roman Polanski
- 1941Christopher Jones
- 1943Martin Mull
- 1952Patrick Swayze
- 1968Lee Seung-yeon
- 1977Mizuo Peck
- 1987Mika Boorem
- 1992Amy Willerton
View the complete list of August 18 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 18.
- 1857Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian-American bishop and missionary (d. 1926)
- 1922Alain Robbe-Grillet, French director, screenwriter, and novelist (d. 2008)
- 1931Hans van Mierlo, Dutch journalist and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands (d. 2010)
- 1939Johnny Preston, American singer (d. 2011)
- 1943Sarah Dash, American singer-songwriter and actress (Labelle)
- 1949Rudy Hartono, Indonesian badminton player
- 1957Carole Bouquet, French model and actress
- 1960Fat Lever, American basketball player and sportscaster
- 1967Dan Peters, American drummer (Bundle of Hiss, Mudhoney, Nirvana, and Love Battery)
- 1975Kaitlin Olson, American actress
View the complete list of August 18 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 684Battle of Marj Rahit: Umayyad partisans defeat the supporters of Ibn al-Zubayr and cement Umayyad control of Syria.
- 1634Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.
- 1838The Wilkes Expedition, which would explore the Puget Sound and Antarctica, weighs anchor at Hampton Roads.
- 1848Camila O'Gorman and Ladislao Gutierrez are executed on the orders of Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas.
- 1868French astronomer Pierre Janssen discovers helium.
- 1938The Thousand Islands Bridge, connecting New York, United States with Ontario, Canada over the Saint Lawrence River, is dedicated by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- 1950Julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.
- 1958Brojen Das from Bangladesh swims across the English Channel in a competition, as the first Bengali and the first Asian to do so. He came first among 39 competitors.
- 1976In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjom, the Axe murder incident results in the death of two US soldiers.
- 2005A massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people, one of the largest and most widespread power outages in history.
View the complete list of August 18 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 18, and 1961 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: Dasha Kapustina, Cody Christian, Tanya Donelly, Gretchen Wilson, Mischa Auer, Tiriel Mora, Tom Ford, Ben Davidson, Trenyce, Brooke Satchwell.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 18 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on August 18, 1961.
Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 18th August 1961 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 17, 1986. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +155. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 14, 1942. Your score is -140. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 3,083,966,929. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 21, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Inquisitive, inventive, liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson – to search, to find and to use this bridge.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 109,557,830 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1961. The estimated number of babies born on 18th August 1961 is 300,158. That’s equivalent to 208 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Mary. This name was given to 47,676 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 86,922 times in the year 1961. Any chance you are Mary or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 18” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 18, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 230th day of 1961
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 33rd Friday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2024: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 317 days
- Age on next birthday: 62 years old
- Days since birth: 22,328 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,443 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.38 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 756
- Next full moon: October 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 26, 1993
- Age in dog years: 264 dog years old using a Glen of Imaal Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: December 17, 1986 (+155)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 14, 1942 (-140)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis (August 21, 1961)
- Babies born in 1961: 109,557,830
- Babies born in 1961 every day: 300,158
- Babies born in 1961 every minute: 208
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 47,676 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 86,922 babies
- Roman numerals: XVIII.VIII.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 13, 1978 – Mathis Künzler, Swiss actor; April 8, 1920 – Carmen McRae, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress (d. 1994); March 27, 1963 – Bedabrata Pain, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter.
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