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August 5, 1974 was a Monday and it was the 217th day of the year 1974. It was the 31st Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1974 calendar will be in 2030. 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 48 days left before your next birthday. You will be 47 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,119 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 5,706 days or 15.62 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 579 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 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 13, 2006.
If a dog named Symphony - a Norwegian Lundehund breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 227 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 Symphony will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Symphony 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.
- 1906Joan Hickson
- 1918Tom Drake
- 1956Jerry Ciccoritti
- 1957Clayton Rohner
- 1963Steve Lee
- 1971DJ Ajax
- 1972Christian Olde Wolbers
- 1981Cory Williams
- 1981Kenta Hamano
- 1990Yui Minami
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.
- 1866Harry Trott, Australian cricketer (d. 1917)
- 1890Naum Gabo, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1977)
- 1914David Brian, American actor and dancer (d. 1993)
- 1918Betty Oliphant, English-Canadian ballerina, co-founded the Canada’s National Ballet School (d. 2004)
- 1932Tera de Marez Oyens, Dutch pianist and composer (d. 1996)
- 1947Greg Leskiw, Canadian guitarist and songwriter (The Guess Who)
- 1968Funkmaster Flex, American rapper, producer, and radio host
- 1968Marine Le Pen, French lawyer and politician
- 1972Ikuto Hidaka, Japanese wrestler
- 1980Ali Umar, Maldivian footballer
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.
- 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.
- 1388The Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England, is fought near Otterburn.
- 1858Cyrus West Field and others complete the first transatlantic telegraph cable after several unsuccessful attempts. It will operate for less than a month.
- 1941World War II: The Battle of Smolensk concludes with Germany capturing about 300,000 Soviet Red Army prisoners.
- 1944World War II: Possibly the biggest prison breakout in history occurs as 545 Japanese POWs attempt to escape outside the town of Cowra, New South Wales, Australia.
- 1949In Ecuador, an earthquake destroys 50 towns and kills more than 6,000.
- 1957American Bandstand, a show dedicated to the teenage “baby-boomers” by playing the songs and showing popular dances of the time, debuts on the ABC television network.
- 1969Mariner program: Mariner 7 makes its closest fly-by of Mars (3,524 kilometers).
- 1989General elections are held in Nicaragua with the Sandinista National Liberation Front winning a majority.
- 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 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: Rachel Hunter, Mimi Kok, Suriya, Kelli O'Hara, Jean Shrimpton, Chris Difford, Ewen Bremner, Ellona Santiago, Takako Minekawa, Léo Jaime.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Wood is the Eastern 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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th August 1974 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 26, 1947. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +135. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 12, 1994. Your score is -156. 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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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,016,608,813. (U.S. Census Bureau)
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.
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 Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, tailor.
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 121,673,775 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1974. The estimated number of babies born on 5th August 1974 is 333,353. That’s equivalent to 231 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 Jennifer. This name was given to 63,112 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,583 times in the year 1974. Any chance you are Jennifer 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, 1974. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 217th day of 1974
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 31st Monday of 1974
- Next same calendar year: 2030
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2023: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 48 days
- Age on next birthday: 47 years old
- Days since birth: 17,119 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,706 days
- Years spent sleeping: 15.62 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 579
- Next full moon: June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 2006
- Age in dog years: 227 dog years old using a Norwegian Lundehund breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- 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: Tiger
- Eastern zodiac element: Wood
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: October 26, 1947 (+135)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 12, 1994 (-156)
- 1974 world population: 4,016,608,813
- Number one song: Feel Like Makin’ Love by Roberta Flack (August 10, 1974)
- Babies born in 1974: 121,673,775
- Babies born in 1974 every day: 333,353
- Babies born in 1974 every minute: 231
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 63,112 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,583 babies
- Roman numerals: V.VIII.MCMLXXIV
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 13, 1937 – Edward Fox, English actor; January 12, 1952 – Ponvannan, Indian actor and director; July 24, 1991 – Emily Bett Rickards, Canadian actress.
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