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August 2, 1962 was a Thursday and it was the 214th day of the year 1962. It was the 31st Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1962 calendar will be in 2029. 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 315 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,331 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 7,444 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 September 29 at 09:58:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 10, 1994.
If a dog named Derrick - a Clumber Spaniel breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 294 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 Derrick will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Derrick 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.
- 1914Beatrice Straight
- 1919Nehemiah Persoff
- 1922Gábor Agárdy
- 1944Naná Vasconcelos
- 1957Mojo Nixon
- 1962Cynthia Stevenson
- 1975Ingrid Rubio
- 1977Edward Furlong
- 1991Skyler Day
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.
- 1861Prafulla Chandra Ray, Bangladeshi chemist and academic (d. 1944)
- 1882Red Ames, American baseball player and manager (d. 1936)
- 1900Holling C. Holling, American author and illustrator (d. 1973)
- 1944Naná Vasconcelos, Brazilian singer and berimbau player
- 1947Lawrence Wright, American journalist, author, and screenwriter
- 1955Tony Godden, English footballer and manager
- 1957Butch Vig, American drummer, songwriter, and producer (Garbage and Spooner)
- 1982Grady Sizemore, American baseball player
- 1985Stephen Ferris, Irish rugby player
- 1990Skylar Diggins, American basketball player
View the complete list of August 2 famous birthdays.
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.
- 216 BCSecond Punic War: Battle of Cannae: The Carthaginian army led by Hannibal defeats a numerically superior Roman army under command of consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro.
- 461Majorian is arrested near Tortona (Northern Italy) and deposed by the Suebian general Ricimer as puppet emperor.
- 1776The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.
- 1869Japan’s samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinōkōshō) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese date: June 25, 1869).
- 1873The Clay Street Hill Railroad begins operating the first cable car in San Francisco’s famous cable car system.
- 1903Fall of the Ottoman Empire: An unsuccessful uprising led by the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization against Ottoman Turkey, also known as the Ilinden–Preobrazhenie Uprising, takes place.
- 1943World War II: The Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 is rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future U.S. President, saves all but two of his crew.
- 1989A massacre is carried out by an Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians.
- 1990Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
View the complete list of August 2 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 2, and 1962 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Buddy Hackett, Keiko Fuji, Misaki Ito, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Giuliana Rancic, Frank Gifford, Howard Vernon, David Rovics, Pat Proft, John Fred.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the Eastern element of a person born on August 2, 1962.
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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd August 1962 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 20, 1989. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +172. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 20, 1940. Your score is -164. 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 3,140,093,217. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 4, 1962). 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 Israel approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 111,558,191 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1962. The estimated number of babies born on 2nd August 1962 is 305,639. That’s equivalent to 212 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 Lisa. This name was given to 46,080 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,037 times in the year 1962. Any chance you are Lisa 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, 1962. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 214th day of 1962
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 31st Thursday of 1962
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2025: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 315 days
- Age on next birthday: 62 years old
- Days since birth: 22,331 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,444 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.38 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 756
- Next full moon: September 29 at 09:58:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 10, 1994
- Age in dog years: 294 dog years old using a Clumber Spaniel breed
- Life path number and meaning: 1 – It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
- 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: Tiger
- Eastern zodiac element: Water
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: October 20, 1989 (+172)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 20, 1940 (-164)
- 1962 world population: 3,140,093,217
- Number one song: Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton (August 4, 1962)
- Babies born in 1962: 111,558,191
- Babies born in 1962 every day: 305,639
- Babies born in 1962 every minute: 212
- Popular girl’s name: Lisa – 46,080 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,037 babies
- Roman numerals: II.VIII.MCMLXII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 7, 1988 – Paul Iacono, American actor; July 27, 1956 – Carol Leifer, American actress, producer, and screenwriter; January 13, 1943 – Richard Moll, American actor and singer.
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