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August 26, 1961 was a Saturday and it was the 238th day of the year 1961. It was the 34th Saturday 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 Monday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 6 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,178 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 7,059 days or 19.33 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 718 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 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 4, 1993.
If a dog named Newbe - a Mastiff breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 310 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 Newbe will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Newbe 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.
- 1937Don Bowman
- 1941Akiko Wakabayashi
- 1941Chris Curtis
- 1943Dori Caymmi
- 1970Melissa McCarthy
- 1977Saeko Chiba
- 1977Trần Thu Hà
- 1978Raja Kaasheff
- 1982John Mulaney
- 1988Danielle Savre
View the complete list of August 26 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 26.
- 1891Acharya Chatursen Shastri, Indian author and playwright (d. 1960)
- 1896Ivan Mihailov, Bulgarian soldier and politician (d. 1990)
- 1914Julio Cortázar, Belgian-Argentinian author and translator (d. 1984)
- 1927B. V. Doshi, Indian architect and academic, designed the Amdavad ni Gufa
- 1928Peter Appleyard, English-Canadian vibraphone player and composer (d. 2013)
- 1937Kenji Utsumi, Japanese voice actor (d. 2013)
- 1967Michael Gove, Scottish journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Education
- 1979Rubén Arriaza Pazos, Spanish footballer
- 1979Yağmur Sarıgül, Turkish guitarist and songwriter (maNga)
- 1981Petey Williams, Canadian wrestler
View the complete list of August 26 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1498Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.
- 1778The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.
- 1791John Fitch is granted a United States patent for the steamboat.
- 1813War of the Sixth Coalition: An impromptu battle takes place when French and Prussian-Russian forces accidentally run into each other near Liegnitz, Prussia (now Legnica, Poland).
- 1814Chilean War of Independence: Infighting between the rebel forces of José Miguel Carrera and Bernardo O'Higgins erupts in the Battle of Las Tres Acequias.
- 1821The University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is officially opened.
- 1883The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa begins its final, paroxysmal, stage.
- 1914In Brazil, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras is founded.
- 1980John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey’s Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.
- 2015Two U.S. journalists are shot and killed by a disgruntled former coworker while conducting a live report in Moneta, Virginia.
View the complete list of August 26 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 26, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jaron Lowenstein, Bashar Rahal, Polly Shannon, Udo Kier, John McLaughlin, Joachim Fuchsberger, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Lemmon, Cha Tae-hyun, Martha Byrne.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 26 is Virgo ♍ (The Maiden) – a mutable sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Mercury – the planet of communication. 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 26, 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 Virgo is carnelian. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 26th 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 +218. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 15, 1935. Your incompatibility score is -175. 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 Wooden Heart by Joe Dowell as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 28, 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: Your lesson – to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.
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 26th 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 26” 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 26, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 238th day of 1961
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 34th Saturday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 6 days
- Age on next birthday: 58 years old
- Days since birth: 21,178 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,059 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.33 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 718
- Next full moon: September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 4, 1993
- Age in dog years: 310 dog years old using a Mastiff breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- Western zodiac sign: Virgo ♍ (The Maiden)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mercury – the planet of communication
- Western zodiac gemstone: Carnelian
- 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 (+218)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 15, 1935 (-175)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Wooden Heart by Joe Dowell (August 28, 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: XXVI.VIII.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 19, 1965 – Jason Pierce, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Spiritualized and Spacemen 3); April 11, 1989 – Eka Darville, Australian actor; April 1, 1971 – Karen Dunbar, Scottish actress and screenwriter.
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