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August 5, 1962 was a Sunday and it was the 217th day of the year 1962. The next time you can reuse your old 1962 calendar will be in 2018. 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 55 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,019 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 678 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.
- 1940Roman Gabriel
- 1942Joe Boyd
- 1948Carole Laure
- 1956Jerry Ciccoritti
- 1957Faith Prince
- 1961Tim Wilson
- 1978Nektaria Karantzi
- 1981Kō Shibasaki
- 1993Suzuka Ohgo
- 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.
- 1811Ambroise Thomas, French composer (d. 1896)
- 1906John Huston, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1987)
- 1934Wendell Berry, American author, poet, and farmer
- 1948Shin Takamatsu, Japanese architect and academic
- 1957Faith Prince, American actress and singer
- 1973Justin Marshall, New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster
- 1975Eicca Toppinen, Finnish cellist and composer (Apocalyptica)
- 1982Lolo Jones, American hurdler
- 1989Jessica Nigri, American model and actress
- 1991Esteban Gutiérrez, Mexican race car driver
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1068Byzantine–Norman wars: Italo-Normans begin a nearly-three-year siege of Bari.
- 1620The Mayflower departs from Southampton, England on its first attempt to reach North America.
- 1860Charles XV of Sweden of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim.
- 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.
- 1926Harry Houdini performs his greatest feat, spending 91 minutes underwater in a sealed tank before escaping.
- 1940World War II: The Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.
- 1941World War II: The Battle of Smolensk concludes with Germany capturing about 300,000 Soviet Red Army prisoners.
- 1964Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow: American aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.
- 2010The Copiapó mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft below the ground.
View the complete list of historical events for August 5.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5 and 1962 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jack Mackenroth, Robert "Stewkey" Antoni, Max Greenfield, Maxene Magalona, Paul McGann, Jared Harris, Kenny Baker, Sam Waterston, Jimmy Snuka, Michael Cacoyannis.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the element of a person born on August 5, 1962.
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.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Neil Sedaka as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 11, 1962). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 9, 1930 – Buck Henry, American actor, director, and screenwriter; June 14, 1984 – Siobhán Donaghy, English singer-songwriter (Sugababes); June 30, 1917 – Lena Horne, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2010).
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