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August 5, 1956 was a Sunday and it was the 218th day of the year 1956. It was the 32nd Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1956 calendar will be in 2040. 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 262 days left before your next birthday. You will be 63 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,748 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 7,583 days or 20.76 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 770 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 November 23 at 05:41:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 13, 1988.
If a dog named Auzwald - a Border Collie breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 299 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 Auzwald will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Auzwald 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.
- 1906John Huston
- 1941Bob Clark
- 1942Joe Boyd
- 1968Terri Clark
- 1972Christian Olde Wolbers
- 1976Kwon Sang-woo
- 1981Kō Shibasaki
- 1983Dawn Richard
- 1989Jessica Nigri
- 1993Suzuka Ohgo
View the complete list of August 5 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1641John Hathorne, American merchant and jurist (d. 1717)
- 1880Ruth Sawyer, American author and educator (d. 1970)
- 1910Herminio Masantonio, Argentinian footballer (d. 1956)
- 1918Betty Oliphant, English-Canadian ballerina, co-founded the Canada’s National Ballet School (d. 2004)
- 1930Richie Ginther, American race car driver (d. 1989)
- 1955Eddie Ojeda, American guitarist and songwriter (Twisted Sister and Scarecrow)
- 1959Pete Burns, English singer-songwriter (Dead or Alive)
- 1965Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese keyboard player and composer
- 1980Wayne Bridge, English footballer
- 2000Maya Bond, Japanese-American singer-songwriter and drummer
View the complete list of August 5 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1583Sir Humphrey Gilbert establishes the first English colony in North America, at what is now St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
- 1600The Gowrie Conspiracy against King James VI of Scotland (later to become King James I of England) takes place.
- 1858Cyrus West Field and others complete the first transatlantic telegraph cable after several unsuccessful attempts. It will operate for less than a month.
- 1874Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in the United Kingdom.
- 1914In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
- 1914World War I: The guns of Point Nepean fort at Port Phillip Heads in Victoria (Australia) fire across the bows of the Norddeutscher Lloyd steamer SS Pfalz which is attempting to leave the Port of Melbourne in ignorance of the declaration of war and she is detained; this is said to be the first Allied shot of the War.
- 1916World War I: Battle of Romani: Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula.
- 1944World War II: Possibly the biggest prison breakout in history occurs as 545 Japanese POWs attempt to escape outside the town of Cowra, New South Wales, Australia.
- 1944World War II: The Nazis begin a week-long massacre of anywhere between 40,000 and 100,000 civilians and prisoners of war in Wola, Poland.
- 1957American Bandstand, a show dedicated to the teenage “baby-boomers” by playing the songs and showing popular dances of the time, debuts on the ABC television network.
View the complete list of August 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5, and 1956 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Teresa Stratas, Tom Wyner, Betty Balfour, Vera Miles, Rachel Boston, Demond Wilson, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Ryosuke Miura, Karisma Kapoor, Marcel Dalio.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 5 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), Monkey is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on August 5, 1956.
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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 5th August 1956 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 27, 1974. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +155. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 3, 1942. Your incompatibility score is -160. 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 2,835,299,673. (U.S. Census Bureau)
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, fortune teller.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Bohemian personality, mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 100,628,458 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1956. The estimated number of babies born on 5th August 1956 is 274,941. That’s equivalent to 191 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 61,750 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 90,620 times in the year 1956. Any chance you are Mary or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 5, 1956. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 218th day of 1956
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 32nd Sunday of 1956
- Next same calendar year: 2040
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2020: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 262 days
- Age on next birthday: 63 years old
- Days since birth: 22,748 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,583 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.76 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 770
- Next full moon: November 23 at 05:41:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 1988
- Age in dog years: 299 dog years old using a Border Collie breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- 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: Monkey
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: October 27, 1974 (+155)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 3, 1942 (-160)
- 1956 world population: 2,835,299,673
- Babies born in 1956: 100,628,458
- Babies born in 1956 every day: 274,941
- Babies born in 1956 every minute: 191
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 61,750 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 90,620 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 6, 1924 – Wally Cox, American actor (d. 1973); September 30, 1954 – Barry Williams, American actor and singer; October 24, 1943 – Corky Siegel, American singer-songwriter and pianist (Siegel–Schwall Band).
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