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August 31, 1961 was a Thursday and it was the 243rd day of the year 1961. It was the 35th Thursday 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 192 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,992 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 6,997 days or 19.16 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 711 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 May 9, 1993.
If a dog named Coco-Chanel - a Afghan Hound 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 Coco-Chanel will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Coco-Chanel 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.
- 1905Sanford Meisner
- 1937Warren Berlinger
- 1940Larry Hankin
- 1940Robert Morris
- 1940Roger Newman
- 1944Jos LeDuc
- 1945Lee Bryant
- 1948Ken McMullen
- 1954Caroline Cossey
- 1995Ceallach Spellman
View the complete list of August 31 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 31.
- 12Caligula, Roman emperor (d. 41)
- 1602Amalia of Solms-Braunfels (d. 1675)
- 1928Jaime Sin, Filipino cardinal (d. 2005)
- 1931Noble Willingham, American actor (d. 2004)
- 1951Sirje Tamul, Estonian historian, author, and academic
- 1959Jessica Upshaw, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
- 1963Naomi Robson, American-Australian journalist
- 1963Rituparno Ghosh, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
- 1968Hideo Nomo, Japanese-American baseball player
- 1970Debbie Gibson, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
View the complete list of August 31 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1314King Håkon V Magnusson moves the capital of Norway from Bergen to Oslo.
- 1897Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
- 1920Polish–Soviet War: A decisive Polish victory in the Battle of Komarów.
- 1940Pennsylvania Central Airlines Trip 19 crashes near Lovettsville, Virginia. The CAB investigation of the accident is the first investigation to be conducted under the Bureau of Air Commerce act of 1938.
- 1957The Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia) gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1986The Soviet passenger liner SS Admiral Nakhimov sinks in the Black Sea after colliding with the bulk carrier Pyotr Vasev, killing 423.
- 1992Pascal Lissouba is inaugurated as the President of the Republic of the Congo.
- 2005The 2005 Al-Aaimmah bridge stampede in Baghdad kills 1,199 people.
- 2006Edvard Munch’s famous painting The Scream, stolen on August 22, 2004, is recovered in a raid by Norwegian police.
- 2012A 7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes the Philippine province of Eastern Samar.
View the complete list of August 31 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 31, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 2. It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tetsuya Takeda, Katherine DeMille, Ryan Devlin, Dave Aizer, Robert Colbert, Sinem Kobal, Shane Filan, Theresa Merritt, Eric Laneuville, Jorja Fox.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 31 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 31, 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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st August 1961 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 19, 1989. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +128. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on April 9, 1934. Your incompatibility score is -138. 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 Michael by The Highwaymen as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (September 4, 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 Oceania approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
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 31st 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 31, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 243rd day of 1961
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 35th Thursday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 192 days
- Age on next birthday: 58 years old
- Days since birth: 20,992 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,997 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.16 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 711
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 9, 1993
- Age in dog years: 310 dog years old using a Afghan Hound breed
- Life path number and meaning: 2 – It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
- 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 19, 1989 (+128)
- Worst compatible birthday: April 9, 1934 (-138)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Michael by The Highwaymen (September 4, 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: March 16, 1984 – Aisling Bea, Irish actress; August 1, 1939 – Terry Kiser, American actor; September 5, 1989 – Kat Graham, Swiss-American actress, singer, and dancer.
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