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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 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 313 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,201 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 447 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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
- 1921Terry Becker
- 1957Clayton Rohner
- 1962Ramsay Gilderdale
- 1967Thomas Lang
- 1975Iddo Goldberg
- 1980Sophie Winkleman
- 1987Genelia D'Souza
- 1987Xenia Tchoumitcheva
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.
- 1833Carola of Vasa (d. 1907)
- 1964Adam Yauch, American rapper and director (Beastie Boys) (d. 2012)
- 1966Yoko Moriguchi, Japanese actress
- 1977Soraya Jiménez, Mexican weightlifter (d. 2013)
- 1980Ali Umar, Maldivian footballer
- 1980Vatsal Sheth, Indian actor
- 1981Alester Maregwede, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1981Kō Shibasaki, Japanese singer and actress
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan, American model
- 1997Olivia Holt, American actress and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 5.
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.
- 642Battle of Maserfield: Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.
- 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.
- 1781The Battle of Dogger Bank takes place.
- 1860Charles XV of Sweden of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.
- 2003A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.
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: Michael Beach, John Gielgud, Birgit Sarrap, Chelan Simmons, Christian Camargo, William Petersen, Demet Akbağ, Jack Starrett, Arthur Doyle, Konstantinos Argyros.
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, 1959 – Vincent Lindon, French actor, director, and screenwriter; March 27, 1999 – Natasha Calis, Canadian actress; December 14, 1915 – Rashid Behbudov, Georgian-Azerbaijani singer and actor (d. 1989).
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