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August 21, 1961 was a Monday and it was the 233rd day of the year 1961. It was the 34th Monday 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 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 153 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,031 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 7,010 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 29, 1993.
If a dog named Dumbdumb - a Cairn Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 248 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 Dumbdumb will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Dumbdumb 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.
- 1945Patty McCormack
- 1950Patrick Juvet
- 1952Glenn Hughes
- 1967Carrie-Anne Moss
- 1978Bhumika Chawla
- 1988Whitney Sloan
- 1991Tess Gaerthé
- 1992Brad Kavanagh
- 1992RJ Mitte
- 1999Maxim Knight
View the complete list of August 21 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 21.
- 1754William Murdoch, Scottish engineer and inventor, created gas lighting (d. 1839)
- 1920Christopher Robin Milne, English soldier and bookseller (d. 1996)
- 1925Toma Caragiu, Romanian actor (d. 1977)
- 1943Lucius Shepard, American author and critic (d. 2014)
- 1945Basil Poledouris, American composer and conductor (d. 2006)
- 1952Keith Hart, Canadian firefighter, wrestler, and trainer
- 1979Kelis, American singer-songwriter
- 1983Scott McDonald, Australian footballer
- 1986Koki Sakamoto, Japanese gymnast
- 1989Matteo Gentili, Italian footballer
View the complete list of August 21 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1140Song dynasty general Yue Fei defeats an army led by Jin dynasty general Wanyan Wuzhu at the Battle of Yancheng during the Jin–Song Wars.
- 1680Pueblo Indians capture Santa Fe from the Spanish during the Pueblo Revolt.
- 1770James Cook formally claims eastern Australia for Great Britain, naming it New South Wales.
- 1808Battle of Vimeiro: British and Portuguese forces led by General Arthur Wellesley defeat French force under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot near the village of Vimeiro, Portugal, the first Anglo-Portuguese victory of the Peninsular War.
- 1810Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, Marshal of France, is elected Crown Prince of Sweden by the Swedish Riksdag of the Estates.
- 1879The Virgin Mary, along with St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist, reportedly appears at Knock Shrine in Knock, County Mayo, Ireland.
- 1897Oldsmobile, a brand of American automobiles, is founded.
- 1963Xá Lợi Pagoda raids: The Army of the Republic of Vietnam Special Forces loyal to Ngô Đình Nhu, brother of President Ngo Dinh Diem, vandalizes Buddhist pagodas across the country, arresting thousands and leaving an estimated hundreds dead.
- 1968Nicolae Ceaușescu, leader of Communist Romania, publicly condemns the Soviet led Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, encouraging the Romanian population to arm itself against possible Soviet reprisals.
- 2013Hundreds of people are reported killed by chemical attacks in the Ghouta region of Syria.
View the complete list of August 21 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 21, and 1961 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: David Boreanaz, Michael Rosenbaum, Tony Ganios, David Rawle, Robert Sean Leonard, Melissa Ordway, Noah Baumbach, Wesley Willis, Guy Burnet, Aya Endō.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 21 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 21, 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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 21st 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 +145. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 7, 1935. Your incompatibility score is -156. 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.
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 21st 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 21, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 233rd day of 1961
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 34th Monday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 153 days
- Age on next birthday: 58 years old
- Days since birth: 21,031 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,010 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 29, 1993
- Age in dog years: 248 dog years old using a Cairn Terrier 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: 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 (+145)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 7, 1935 (-156)
- 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: September 17, 1983 – Jennifer Peña, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress; July 25, 1941 – Donna Theodore, American actress and singer; March 4, 1910 – Miriam Kressyn, Polish-American actor (d. 1996).
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