Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 2nd of August 1959 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
August 2, 1959 was a Sunday and it was the 214th day of the year 1959. It was the 31st Sunday of that year. 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 Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 236 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,045 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 7,348 days or 20.12 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 746 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 December 12 at 05:14:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 10, 1991.
If a dog named Pinchez - a Great Dane breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 325 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 Pinchez will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Pinchez will age 5-6 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.
- 1922Gábor Agárdy
- 1932Peter O'Toole
- 1935Hank Cochran
- 1951Freddie Wadling
- 1955Tim Dunigan
- 1957Butch Vig
- 1964Mary-Louise Parker
- 1967Aline Brosh McKenna
- 1988Alice Moran
- 1992Hallie Eisenberg
View the complete list of August 2 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 2.
- 1898Ernő Nagy, Hungarian fencer (d. 1977)
- 1929Roy Crimmins, English trombonist and composer (d. 2014)
- 1935Amidou, Moroccan-French actor (d. 2013)
- 1947Lawrence Wright, American journalist, author, and screenwriter
- 1948James Street, American football and baseball player (d. 2013)
- 1950Kathryn Harrold, American actress
- 1951Steve Hillage, English guitarist (Uriel, Gong, Khan, and System 7)
- 1973Miguel Mendonca, Zimbabwean journalist and author
- 1978Goran Gavrančić, Serbian footballer
- 1990Skylar Diggins, American basketball player
View the complete list of August 2 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 338 BCA Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean.
- 1790The first United States Census is conducted.
- 1870Tower Subway, the world’s first underground tube railway, opens in London, England, United Kingdom.
- 1932The positron (antiparticle of the electron) is discovered by Carl D. Anderson.
- 1939Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan Project to develop a nuclear weapon.
- 1985Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
- 1990Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
- 1998The Second Congo War begins.
- 2005Air France Flight 358, lands at Toronto Pearson International Airport, and runs off the runway causing the plane to burst into flames leaving 12 injuries and no fatalities.
- 2014At least 146 people were killed and more than 114 injured in an explosion at a factory near Shanghai.
View the complete list of August 2 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 2, 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: Meshell Ndegeocello, Matthew Moore, Lena T. Hansson, Gülben Ergen, Mark Moore, Kwon So-hyun, Susan Harris, Brett Somers, Kathryn Grayson, Sung Hyun-ah.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 2 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), Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 2, 1959.
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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd August 1959 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 10, 1930. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +125. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 24, 1974. Your score is -186. 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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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Lonely Boy by Paul Anka as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 3, 1959). 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 New Guinea approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, actor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 105,573,458 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1959. The estimated number of babies born on 2nd August 1959 is 289,242. That’s equivalent to 201 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 54,477 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,255 times in the year 1959. 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 2” 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 2, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 214th day of 1959
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 31st Sunday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 236 days
- Age on next birthday: 61 years old
- Days since birth: 22,045 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,348 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.12 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 746
- Next full moon: December 12 at 05:14:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 10, 1991
- Age in dog years: 325 dog years old using a Great Dane 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: Pig
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: September 10, 1930 (+125)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 24, 1974 (-186)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: Lonely Boy by Paul Anka (August 3, 1959)
- Babies born in 1959: 105,573,458
- Babies born in 1959 every day: 289,242
- Babies born in 1959 every minute: 201
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 54,477 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,255 babies
- Roman numerals: II.VIII.MCMLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 6, 1968 – John Singleton, American director, producer, and screenwriter; March 29, 1980 – Kim Tae-hee, South Korean actress; April 4, 1966 – Nancy McKeon, American actress, director, and producer.
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