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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 is 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 70 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,210 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 752 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1888Victor Francen
- 1941Bob Clark
- 1942Joe Boyd
- 1951Samantha Sang
- 1964Zerrin Tekindor
- 1967Matthew Caws
- 1969Paola Volpato
- 1975Antony Cotton
- 1981Cory Williams
- 1987Xenia Tchoumitcheva
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.
- 1827Deodoro da Fonseca, Brazilian field marshal and politician, 1st President of Brazil (d. 1892)
- 1904Kenneth V. Thimann, English-American botanist and microbiologist (d. 1997)
- 1930Richie Ginther, American race car driver (d. 1989)
- 1956Jerry Ciccoritti, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1964Adam Yauch, American rapper and director (Beastie Boys) (d. 2012)
- 1975Ami Foster, American actress and singer
- 1980Jason Culina, Australian footballer
- 1983Dawn Richard, American singer-songwriter and dancer (Danity Kane and Diddy – Dirty Money)
- 1989Mathieu Manset, French footballer
- 1997Olivia Holt, American actress and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
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.
- 1735Freedom of the press: New York Weekly Journal writer John Peter Zenger is acquitted of seditious libel against the royal governor of New York, on the basis that what he had published was true.
- 1860Charles XV of Sweden of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim.
- 1861American Civil War: In order to help pay for the war effort, the United States government levies the first income tax as part of the Revenue Act of 1861 (3% of all incomes over US $800; rescinded in 1872).
- 1914In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
- 1949The Mann Gulch fire kills 13 firefighters in Montana.
- 1963The United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union sign a nuclear test ban treaty.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.
- 1971The first Pacific Islands Forum (then known as the “South Pacific Forum”) is held in Wellington, New Zealand, with the aim of enhancing cooperation between the independent countries of the Pacific Ocean.
- 1974Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion limit on military aid to South Vietnam.
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: Meredith Hagner, Morena Baccarin, Michael Lerner, James Gilbert, Sidney Toler, Jon Paul Steuer, Howard McNear, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Rick Mercer, Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin.
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.
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: May 8, 1984 – Nadine Chandrawinata, German-Indonesian model and actress; March 13, 1985 – Naughty Boy, English DJ and producer; December 20, 1927 – Charlie Callas, American actor and drummer (d. 2011).
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