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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 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 42 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,472 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 456 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1888Victor Francen
- 1906Joan Hickson
- 1914Parley Baer
- 1934Vern Gosdin
- 1945Loni Anderson
- 1948Barbara Flynn
- 1964Zerrin Tekindor
- 1981Kenta Hamano
- 1985Jake Hurwitz
- 1997Olivia Holt
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.
- 1918Tom Drake, American actor and singer (d. 1982)
- 1937Carla Lane, English screenwriter and producer
- 1950Mahendra Karma, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
- 1972Ikuto Hidaka, Japanese wrestler
- 1974Antoine Sibierski, French footballer
- 1978Carolina Duer, Argentinian boxer
- 1978Nektaria Karantzi, Greek singer
- 1980Jason Culina, Australian footballer
- 1980Wayne Bridge, English footballer
- 1985Erkan Zengin, Swedish footballer
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 25Guangwu claims the throne as emperor, restoring the Han dynasty after the collapse of the short-lived Xin dynasty.
- 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.
- 1884The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe’s Island (now Liberty Island) in New York Harbor.
- 1914In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
- 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.
- 1925Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language that is at the time in danger of dying out.
- 1962Apartheid in South Africa: Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.
- 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.
- 2003A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.
- 2012The Oak Creek shooting took place at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six people; the perpetrator was shot dead by police.
View the complete list of historical events for August 5.
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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: Boris Karloff, Barbara Broccoli, Ani DiFranco, Craig Montoya, Young Maylay, Taeyang, India de Beaufort, Helen McCrory, Chi McBride, Bindi Irwin.
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 18, 1977 – Kunal Kapoor, Indian actor; November 11, 1927 – Mose Allison, American singer and pianist; April 2, 1917 – Lou Monte, American singer (d. 1989).
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