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August 5, 1980 was a Tuesday and it was the 218th day of the year 1980. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 was 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 352 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,527 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 458 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 September 6 at 07:04:00 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.
- 1918Tom Drake
- 1921Terry Becker
- 1940Roman Gabriel
- 1943Sammi Smith
- 1956Maureen McCormick
- 1966Jonathan Silverman
- 1966Yoko Moriguchi
- 1981Jesse Williams
- 1993Suzuka Ohgo
- 1997Adam Irigoyen
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 5.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1850Guy de Maupassant, French author and poet (d. 1893)
- 1889Conrad Aiken, American author and poet (d. 1973)
- 1912Abbé Pierre, French priest and humanitarian (d. 2007)
- 1923Devan Nair, Malaysian-Singaporean union leader and politician, 3rd President of Singapore (d. 2005)
- 1930Richie Ginther, American race car driver (d. 1989)
- 1968Colin McRae, Scottish race car driver (d. 2007)
- 1972Ikuto Hidaka, Japanese wrestler
- 1977Michael Walsh, English footballer
- 1980Wayne Bridge, English footballer
- 1991Esteban Gutiérrez, Mexican race car driver
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1068Byzantine–Norman wars: Italo-Normans begin a nearly-three-year siege of Bari.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1861American Civil War: In order to help pay for the war effort, the United States government levies the first income tax as part of the Revenue Act of 1861 (3% of all incomes over US $800; rescinded in 1872).
- 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.
- 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.
- 1941World War II: The Battle of Smolensk concludes with Germany capturing about 300,000 Soviet Red Army prisoners.
- 1944World War II: Polish insurgents liberate a German labor camp in Warsaw, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners.
- 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.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5 and 1980 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: Jon Walker, Shawn Crahan, George Strait, Erina Ikuta, Jim Reid, Thomas F. Duffy, Michael Lardie, Jim Kerr, Fernest Arceneaux, Leslie Nielsen.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 5, 1980.
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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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Magic by Olivia Newton-John as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 9, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 22, 1962 – Bob Odenkirk, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter; August 16, 1963 – Christine Cavanaugh, American actress and singer (d. 2014); June 3, 1963 – Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor.
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