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August 20, 1961 was a Sunday and it was the 232nd day of the year 1961. It was the 34th Sunday 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 152 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,032 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 7,011 days or 19.19 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 712 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 March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 28, 1993.
If a dog named Jonty - a Pointer breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 276 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 Jonty will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Jonty 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.
- 1905Jack Teagarden
- 1937El Fary
- 1949Phil Lynott
- 1954Tawn Mastrey
- 1971David Walliams
- 1974Amy Adams
- 1979Jamie Cullum
- 1981Ben Barnes
- 1982Jamil Walker Smith
- 1988Nikki SooHoo
View the complete list of August 20 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 20.
- 1625Thomas Corneille, French playwright and philologist (d. 1709)
- 1847Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (d. 1889)
- 1951DeForest Soaries, American minister and politician, 30th Secretary of State of New Jersey
- 1951Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian engineer and politician, 5th President of Egypt
- 1974Andy Strachan, Australian drummer and songwriter (The Living End and Pollyanna)
- 1977A. M. Esmonde, Welsh author, director, and producer
- 1979Cory Sullivan, American baseball player
- 1980Nicolás Tauber, Argentinian-Israeli footballer
- 1982Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1988Jerryd Bayless, American basketball player
View the complete list of August 20 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 636Battle of Yarmouk: Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of Syria and Palestine away from the Byzantine Empire, marking the first great wave of Muslim conquests and the rapid advance of Islam outside Arabia.
- 1308Pope Clement V pardons Jacques de Molay, the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, absolving him of charges of heresy.
- 1672Former Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered by an angry mob in The Hague.
- 1794Battle of Fallen Timbers: American troops force a confederacy of Shawnee, Mingo, Delaware, Wyandot, Miami, Ottawa, Chippewa, and Potawatomi warriors into a disorganized retreat.
- 1920The first commercial radio station, 8MK (now WWJ), begins operations in Detroit.
- 1940In Mexico City, Mexico exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is fatally wounded with an ice axe by Ramón Mercader. He dies the next day.
- 1955In Morocco, a force of Berbers from the Atlas Mountains region of Algeria raid two rural settlements and kill 77 French nationals.
- 1968Soviet Union-dominated Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, crushing the Prague Spring.
- 1993After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Accords are signed, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.
- 1998The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government’s approval.
View the complete list of August 20 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 20, 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: Michael Angelis, John Schlesinger, Kasumi Nakane, Judy Stone, Dwight Yoakam, Maurice Ronet, Steve Coogan, Angélica Aragón, Jessica Sierra, Clara Schønfeld.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 20 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 20, 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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 20th August 1961 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 18, 1989. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +154. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 27, 1964. Your incompatibility score is -173. 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 Thailand 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.
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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 20th 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 20, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 232nd day of 1961
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 34th Sunday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2021: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 152 days
- Age on next birthday: 58 years old
- Days since birth: 21,032 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,011 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.19 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 712
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 28, 1993
- Age in dog years: 276 dog years old using a Pointer 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: September 18, 1989 (+154)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 27, 1964 (-173)
- 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 14, 1951 – Celia Weston, American actress; May 29, 1927 – Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor and director (d. 2011); September 18, 1981 – Nicole da Silva, Australian actress.
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