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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 68 days left before your next birthday. You will be 36 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,081 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 443 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 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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
- 1934Vern Gosdin
- 1942Joe Boyd
- 1947Rick Derringer
- 1959Pete Burns
- 1961Janet McTeer
- 1961Tawny Kitaen
- 1978Nektaria Karantzi
- 1981Kō Shibasaki
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.
- 1813Ivar Aasen, Norwegian poet and linguist (d. 1896)
- 1880Ruth Sawyer, American author and educator (d. 1970)
- 1890Naum Gabo, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1977)
- 1936Nikolai Baturin, Estonian author and playwright
- 1942Joe Boyd, American record producer, founded Hannibal Records
- 1965Jeff Coffin, American saxophonist and composer (Dave Matthews Band and Béla Fleck and the Flecktones)
- 1972Aaqib Javed, Pakistani cricketer and coach
- 1980Sophie Winkleman, English actress
- 1981Kō Shibasaki, Japanese singer and actress
- 1998Mimi Keene, English actress
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.
- 1689One thousand five hundred Iroquois attack the village of Lachine in New France.
- 1716The Battle of Petrovaradin takes place.
- 1763Pontiac’s War: Battle of Bushy Run: British forces led by Henry Bouquet defeat Chief Pontiac’s Indians at Bushy Run.
- 1772The First Partition of Poland begins.
- 1882The Standard Oil of New Jersey is established.
- 1884The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe’s Island (now Liberty Island) in New York Harbor.
- 1958Herbert Hoover eclipses John Adams as having the longest retirement of any former U.S President until that time. Hoover would live another six years, his record 31 years 7 months 16 days retirement has since been eclipsed by Jimmy Carter.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.
- 1989General elections are held in Nicaragua with the Sandinista National Liberation Front winning a majority.
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: La Bolduc, Marc Lavoine, Barbara Billingsley, Lakis Lazopoulos, Leon Bibb, Lesley Sharp, Adelaide Hall, Cesária Évora, Shaun Cassidy, Rossif Sutherland.
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.
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: August 13, 1961 – Dawnn Lewis, American actress and singer; June 13, 1969 – Laura Kightlinger, American actress, producer, and screenwriter; February 5, 1943 – Michael Mann, American director, producer, and screenwriter.
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