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August 2, 1961 was a Wednesday and it was the 214th day of the year 1961. It was the 31st Wednesday 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 is Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 59 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,491 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 7,164 days or 19.61 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 727 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 5 at 19:15:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 10, 1993.
If a dog named Bettee-Boo - a Dalmatian breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 281 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 Bettee-Boo will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Bettee-Boo will age 4.5 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.
- 1890Marin Sais
- 1911Ann Dvorak
- 1914Beatrice Straight
- 1919Nehemiah Persoff
- 1929John Gale
- 1953Donnie Munro
- 1959Johnny Kemp
- 1960David Yow
- 1970Kevin Smith
- 1993Cassidy Gifford
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.
- 1887Oskar Anderson, Bulgarian-German mathematician and statistician (d. 1960)
- 1935Betty Brosmer, American model and author
- 1943Herbert M. Allison, American lieutenant and businessman (d. 2013)
- 1948James Street, American football and baseball player (d. 2013)
- 1965Joe Hockey, Australian lawyer and politician, 38th Treasurer of Australia
- 1966Takashi Iizuka, Japanese wrestler
- 1979Donna Air, English model, actress, and singer
- 1983Nick Diaz, American mixed martial artist and boxer
- 1987Yura Movsisyan, Armenian footballer
- 1988Rob Kwiet, Canadian ice hockey 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.
- 1610Henry Hudson sails into what is now known as Hudson Bay thinking he had made it through the Northwest Passage and reached the Pacific Ocean.
- 1830Charles X of France abdicates the throne in favor of his grandson Henri.
- 1873The Clay Street Hill Railroad begins operating the first cable car in San Francisco’s famous cable car system.
- 1918The first general strike in Canadian history takes place in Vancouver.
- 1922A typhoon hits Shantou, Republic of China killing more than 50,000 people.
- 1939Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan Project to develop a nuclear weapon.
- 1943Rebellion in the Nazi death camp of Treblinka.
- 1944ASNOM: Birth of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia, celebrated as Day of the Republic in the Republic of Macedonia.
- 1945World War II: End of the Potsdam Conference.
- 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.
View the complete list of August 2 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 2, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tom Hulce, Willy Mason, Richie Hawtin, Oh Dal-su, John Stewart, Rade Šerbedžija, Sam Robards, Tuğçe Kazaz, Hitoshi Matsumoto, Michael Fitzpatrick.
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), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on August 2, 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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd August 1961 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on November 13, 1950. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +115. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 1, 1976. Your score is -119. 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 3,083,966,929. (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 7, 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 Central England approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
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 2nd 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 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, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 214th day of 1961
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 31st Wednesday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2022: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 59 days
- Age on next birthday: 59 years old
- Days since birth: 21,491 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,164 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.61 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 727
- Next full moon: June 5 at 19:15:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 10, 1993
- Age in dog years: 281 dog years old using a Dalmatian breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- 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: November 13, 1950 (+115)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 1, 1976 (-119)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis (August 7, 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: II.VIII.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 7, 1946 – Héctor Babenco, Argentinian-Brazilian director, producer, and screenwriter; December 3, 1921 – Phyllis Curtin, American soprano, actress, and academic; April 18, 1956 – Melody Thomas Scott, American actress.
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