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August 5, 1968 was a Monday and it was the 218th day of the year 1968. It was the 32nd Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 106 days left before your next birthday. You will be 53 years old when that day comes. There have been 19,252 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 6,417 days or 17.57 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 652 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 April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 13, 2000.
If a dog named Maverick - a Samoyed breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 254 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 Maverick will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Maverick 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.
- 1887Reginald Owen
- 1933Jeffry Wickham
- 1937Carla Lane
- 1947Rick Derringer
- 1948Carole Laure
- 1956Maureen McCormick
- 1959Pete Burns
- 1971DJ Ajax
- 1972Christian Olde Wolbers
- 1975Ami Foster
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.
- 1874Wesley Clair Mitchell, American economist and academic (d. 1948)
- 1901Claude Autant-Lara, French director, screenwriter, and politician (d. 2000)
- 1937Carla Lane, English screenwriter and producer
- 1940Roman Gabriel, American football player, coach, and actor
- 1946Bob McCarthy, Australian rugby player and coach
- 1947Rick Derringer, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The McCoys)
- 1972Aaqib Javed, Pakistani cricketer and coach
- 1972Darren Shahlavi, English-American actor and martial artist (d. 2015)
- 1976Jeff Friesen, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1985Jake Hurwitz, American comedian and actor
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1884The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe’s Island (now Liberty Island) in New York Harbor.
- 1901Peter O'Connor sets the first IAAF recognised long jump world record of 24 ft. The record will stand for 20 years.
- 1949The Mann Gulch fire kills 13 firefighters in Montana.
- 1960Burkina Faso, then known as Upper Volta, becomes independent from France.
- 1962Apartheid in South Africa: Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.
- 2010Ten members of International Assistance Mission Nuristan Eye Camp team are killed by persons unknown in Kuran wa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan.
View the complete list of August 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5, and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Hope Lange, Rupert Graves, Stefie Shock, İsmail YK, Leigh Hamilton, Francesca Battistelli, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Jello Biafra, Marc Maron, Buffy Sainte-Marie.
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 Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 5, 1968.
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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th August 1968 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 31, 1952. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +101. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 24, 1974. Your score is -125. 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 3,562,313,822. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hello, I Love You by The Doors as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 10, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
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 Borneo approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman, mechanic.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 120,171,727 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1968. The estimated number of babies born on 5th August 1968 is 328,338. That’s equivalent to 228 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 Lisa. This name was given to 49,532 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 82,006 times in the year 1968. Any chance you are Lisa or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 5” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
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, 1968. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 218th day of 1968
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 32nd Monday of 1968
- Next same calendar year: 2024
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2023: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 106 days
- Age on next birthday: 53 years old
- Days since birth: 19,252 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,417 days
- Years spent sleeping: 17.57 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 652
- Next full moon: April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 2000
- Age in dog years: 254 dog years old using a Samoyed breed
- Life path number and meaning: 1 – It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
- 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: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: August 31, 1952 (+101)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 24, 1974 (-125)
- 1968 world population: 3,562,313,822
- Number one song: Hello, I Love You by The Doors (August 10, 1968)
- Babies born in 1968: 120,171,727
- Babies born in 1968 every day: 328,338
- Babies born in 1968 every minute: 228
- Popular girl’s name: Lisa – 49,532 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 82,006 babies
- Roman numerals: V.VIII.MCMLXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 30, 1988 – Kirsty-Leigh Porter, English actress; June 17, 1958 – Daniel McVicar, American actor and producer; October 5, 1988 – Kevin Olusola, American singer, cellist, and producer (Pentatonix).
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