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August 5, 1974 was a Monday and it was the 217th day of the year 1974. The next time you can reuse your old 1974 calendar will be in 2019. 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 100 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,606 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 528 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 May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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.
- 1933Jeffry Wickham
- 1937Carla Lane
- 1945Loni Anderson
- 1961Janet McTeer
- 1963Steve Lee
- 1978Nektaria Karantzi
- 1982Tobias Regner
- 1985Jake Hurwitz
- 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.
- 1815Edward John Eyre, English explorer and politician, Governor of Jamaica (d. 1901)
- 1843James Scott Skinner, Scottish violinist and composer (d. 1927)
- 1897Aksel Larsen, Danish lawyer and politician (d. 1972)
- 1930Neil Armstrong, American pilot, engineer, and astronaut (d. 2012)
- 1932Vladimir Fedoseyev, Russian conductor
- 1961Athula Samarasekera, Sri Lankan cricketer and coach
- 1969Jackie Doyle-Price, English politician
- 1973Sean Sherk, American mixed martial artist
- 1980Vatsal Sheth, Indian actor
- 1984Steve Matai, New Zealand rugby player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 910The last major Danish army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward the Elder and Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians.
- 939The Battle of Alhandic is fought between Ramiro II of León and Abd-ar-Rahman III at Zamora in the context of the Spanish Reconquista. The battle resulted in a victory for the Emirate of Córdoba.
- 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.
- 1716The Battle of Petrovaradin takes place.
- 1781The Battle of Dogger Bank takes place.
- 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.
- 1888Bertha Benz drives from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back in the first long distance automobile trip, commemorated as the Bertha Benz Memorial Route since 2008.
- 1914World War I: The guns of Point Nepean fort at Port Phillip Heads in Victoria (Australia) fire across the bows of the Norddeutscher Lloyd steamer SS Pfalz which is attempting to leave the Port of Melbourne in ignorance of the declaration of war and she is detained; this is said to be the first Allied shot of the War.
- 1989General elections are held in Nicaragua with the Sandinista National Liberation Front winning a majority.
- 2003A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.
View the complete list of historical events for August 5.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5 and 1974 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: Nikos Kourkoulos, Harmony Korine, John Rodney, Jean Peters, Selina Scott, Greer Garson, Robert Johnson, Im Chang-jung, Karen Morley, Jack Buchanan.
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 Wood is the element of a person born on August 5, 1974.
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.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Feel Like Makin’ Love by Roberta Flack as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 10, 1974). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 24, 1913 – Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-American actress (d. 2005); June 19, 1987 – Sthefany Brito, Brazilian actress; January 31, 1959 – Anthony LaPaglia, Australian footballer, actor, and producer.
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