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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 was 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 256 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,294 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 7,098 days or 19.43 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 722 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 January 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 4, 1993.
If a dog named Bada - a Chow Chow breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 315 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 Bada will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Bada 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.
- 1939Todor Kolev
- 1960Wanda De Jesus
- 1969Elaine Irwin
- 1978Raja Kaasheff
- 1980Chris Pine
- 1982Gamze Özçelik
- 1982John Mulaney
- 1986Cassie Ventura
- 1993Keke Palmer
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.
- 1898Peggy Guggenheim, American-Italian art collector and philanthropist (d. 1979)
- 1928Peter Appleyard, English-Canadian vibraphone player and composer (d. 2013)
- 1941Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
- 1964Mehriban Aliyeva, Azerbaijani wife of Ilham Aliyev
- 1967Michael Gove, Scottish journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Education
- 1979Jamal Lewis, American football player
- 1981Tino Best, Barbadian cricketer
- 1982Jayson Nix, American baseball player
- 1991Dylan O'Brien, American actor
- 1995Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, American son of Anwar al-Awlaki (d. 2011)
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.
- 1278Ladislaus IV of Hungary and Rudolf I of Germany defeat Ottokar II of Bohemia in the Battle on the Marchfeld near Dürnkrut in (then) Moravia.
- 1303Alauddin Khilji captures Chittorgarh.
- 1498Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.
- 1914World War I: During the retreat from Mons, the British II Corps commanded by General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien fought a vigorous and successful defensive action at Le Cateau.
- 1942The Holocaust in Chortkiav, western Ukraine: At 2.30 am the German Schutzpolizei starts driving Jews out of their houses, divides them into groups of 120, packs them in freight cars and deports 2000 to Bełżec extermination camp. Five hundred of the sick and children are murdered on the spot.
- 1978Sigmund Jähn becomes first German cosmonaut, on board Soyuz 31.
- 1997Beni Ali massacre in Algeria where 60 to 100 people were killed.
- 1999Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.
- 2002Earth Summit 2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- 2011The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Boeing’s all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA
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: Emily Bergl, Lauren Alaina, Eka Darville, Kal Penn, Polly Shannon, Aurélie Claudel, Dave Loggins, Jeffrey Licon, Daniel Curtis Lee, Scherrie Payne.
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 Birthday 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 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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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 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)
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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: 256 days
- Age on next birthday: 59 years old
- Days since birth: 21,294 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,098 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.43 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 722
- Next full moon: January 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 4, 1993
- Age in dog years: 315 dog years old using a Chow Chow 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: April 7, 1987 – Jack Johnson, American actor; August 15, 1969 – Cris Judd, American actor, dancer, and choreographer; October 9, 1950 – Reichi Nakaido, Japanese singer and guitarist (RC Succession).
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