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August 5, 1981 was a Wednesday and it was the 217th day of the year 1981. The next time you can reuse your old 1981 calendar will be in 2026. 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 10 days left before your next birthday. You will be 36 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,139 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 445 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 August 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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
- 1929Don Matheson
- 1942Joe Boyd
- 1951Samantha Sang
- 1957Faith Prince
- 1961Janet McTeer
- 1975Ami Foster
- 1985Jake Hurwitz
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan
- 1989Jessica Nigri
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.
- 1872Oswaldo Cruz, Brazilian physician, bacteriologist, and epidemiologist, founded the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (d. 1917)
- 1876Mary Ritter Beard, American historian and activist (d. 1958)
- 1911Robert Taylor, American actor and singer (d. 1969)
- 1918Betty Oliphant, English-Canadian ballerina, co-founded the Canada’s National Ballet School (d. 2004)
- 1947Angry Anderson, Australian singer-songwriter and actor (Rose Tattoo, The Party Boys, and Buster Brown)
- 1948Shin Takamatsu, Japanese architect and academic
- 1961Roly Keating, English businessman
- 1975Dan Hipgrave, English guitarist and journalist (Toploader)
- 1975Iddo Goldberg, Israeli-English actor
- 1982Tobias Regner, German singer-songwriter
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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.
- 1100Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
- 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.
- 1772The First Partition of Poland begins.
- 1901Peter O'Connor sets the first IAAF recognised long jump world record of 24 ft. The record will stand for 20 years.
- 1914In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
- 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.
- 1963The United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union sign a nuclear test ban treaty.
- 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.
- 2010The Copiapó mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft below the ground.
View the complete list of historical events for August 5.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5 and 1981 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Marie Tempest, Ursula Andress, Cara Dillon, Carlos Agassi, Hebe Camargo, Richard Boden, Ivana Wong, Allyce Beasley, Dan Seals, Bart Van den Bossche.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rooster is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 5, 1981.
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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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 8, 1981). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 15, 1942 – Mil Máscaras, Mexican wrestler and actor; April 2, 1966 – Bill Romanowski, American football player and actor; October 16, 1983 – Loreen, Swedish singer and producer.
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