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August 5, 1956 was a Sunday and it was the 218th day of the year 1956. 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 318 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,327 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 756 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1887Reginald Owen
- 1921Terry Becker
- 1934Vern Gosdin
- 1935John Saxon
- 1937Carla Lane
- 1967Matthew Caws
- 1968Funkmaster Flex
- 1970James Gunn
- 1990Yui Minami
- 2000Maya Bond
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 5.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1749Thomas Lynch, Jr., American commander and politician (d. 1779)
- 1815Edward John Eyre, English explorer and politician, Governor of Jamaica (d. 1901)
- 1887Reginald Owen, English-American actor and singer (d. 1972)
- 1936Nikolai Baturin, Estonian author and playwright
- 1946Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboard player and songwriter (Ekseption and Trace) (d. 2006)
- 1966Yoko Moriguchi, Japanese actress
- 1967Thomas Lang, Austrian drummer and producer (stOrk and Vienna Art Orchestra)
- 1968Colin McRae, Scottish race car driver (d. 2007)
- 1976Kwon Sang-woo, South Korean actor
- 1981Alester Maregwede, Zimbabwean cricketer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 642Battle of Maserfield: Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.
- 1305William Wallace, who led the Scottish resistance against England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London where he is put on trial and executed.
- 1583Sir Humphrey Gilbert establishes the first English colony in North America, at what is now St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
- 1689One thousand five hundred Iroquois attack the village of Lachine in New France.
- 1858Cyrus West Field and others complete the first transatlantic telegraph cable after several unsuccessful attempts. It will operate for less than a month.
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Baton Rouge: Along the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Confederate troops attempt to take the city, but are driven back by fire from Union gunboats.
- 1874Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in the United Kingdom.
- 1958Herbert Hoover eclipses John Adams as having the longest retirement of any former U.S President until that time. Hoover would live another six years, his record 31 years 7 months 16 days retirement has since been eclipsed by Jimmy Carter.
- 1962Apartheid in South Africa: Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.
- 1981President Ronald Reagan fires 11,359 striking air-traffic controllers who ignored his order for them to return to work.
View the complete list of historical events for August 5.
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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: Stephen Pearcy, Parinya Charoenphol, Angelo Cifelli, Laurie Lewis, Kyla, Ami Dolenz, Rina Ketty, Guji Lorenzana, Emily Osment, Héloïse Guérin.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Fire is the 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.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 12, 1994 – Tyler Patrick Jones, American actor and producer; June 25, 1975 – Linda Cardellini, American actress; September 27, 1964 – Stephan Jenkins, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Third Eye Blind).
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