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August 5, 1961 was a Saturday and it was the 217th day of the year 1961. It was the 31st 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 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 178 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,467 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 7,489 days or 20.50 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 761 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 7 at 12:42:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 13, 1993.
If a dog named Duplicate - a Field Spaniel breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 264 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 Duplicate will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Duplicate will age 4 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
- 1914David Brian
- 1934Vern Gosdin
- 1957Clayton Rohner
- 1960Vivian Kubrick
- 1971DJ Ajax
- 1978Nektaria Karantzi
- 1980Vatsal Sheth
- 1993Suzuka Ohgo
- 1997Olivia Holt
View the complete list of August 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1922Frank Stranahan, American golfer (d. 2013)
- 1946Erika Slezak, American actress
- 1947France A. Córdova, American astrophysicist and academic
- 1947Greg Leskiw, Canadian guitarist and songwriter (The Guess Who)
- 1950Luiz Gushiken, Brazilian union leader and politician (d. 2013)
- 1968Marine Le Pen, French lawyer and politician
- 1971DJ Ajax, Australian DJ and producer (d. 2013)
- 1975Iddo Goldberg, Israeli-English actor
- 1991Andreas Weimann, Austrian footballer
- 1997Adam Irigoyen, American actor, rapper, and dancer
View the complete list of August 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1716The Battle of Petrovaradin takes place.
- 1824Greek War of Independence: Constantine Kanaris leads a Greek fleet to victory against Ottoman and Egyptian ships in the Battle of Samos.
- 1882The Standard Oil of New Jersey is established.
- 1914World War I: The German minelayer SS Königin Luise lays a minefield about 40 mi off the Thames Estuary (Lowestoft). She is intercepted and sunk by the British light-cruiser HMS Amphion.
- 1962Apartheid in South Africa: Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.
- 1963The United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union sign a nuclear test ban treaty.
- 1974Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion limit on military aid to South Vietnam.
- 1979In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake an attempted military uprising.
- 2003A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.
- 2015The Gold King Mine waste water spill releases 3 million gallons of heavy metal toxin tailings and waste water into the Animas River in Colorado.
View the complete list of August 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Barry Watson, Sayaka Ando, Ki Longfellow, Go Ah-sung, Scott Wilson, Cesare Cremonini, Roy Marten, Apostolos Nikolaidis, Sam Sparro, Nicolas Duvauchelle.
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), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on August 5, 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 Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th August 1961 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on July 6, 1950. You have a Birthday 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 March 4, 1962. Your score is -124. 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 Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 7, 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 Central England 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: The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
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 5th 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 5, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 217th day of 1961
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 31st Saturday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2025: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 178 days
- Age on next birthday: 62 years old
- Days since birth: 22,467 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,489 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.50 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 761
- Next full moon: March 7 at 12:42:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 1993
- Age in dog years: 264 dog years old using a Field Spaniel breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- 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: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: July 6, 1950 (+128)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 4, 1962 (-124)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis (August 7, 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: V.VIII.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 28, 1955 – Stephen Frost, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter; April 16, 1959 – Scott McKinsey, American director and producer; August 31, 1958 – Julie Brown, American actress, singer, producer, and screenwriter.
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