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August 5, 1981 was a Wednesday and it was the 217th day of the year 1981. It was the 31st Wednesday of that year. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 169 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,710 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 4,570 days or 12.51 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 464 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 February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 13, 2013.
If a dog named Halby - a Small Munsterlander Pointer breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 186 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Halby will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Halby will age 4.5 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1942Joe Boyd
- 1946Erika Slezak
- 1957Faith Prince
- 1961Tawny Kitaen
- 1961Tim Wilson
- 1975Iddo Goldberg
- 1976Kwon Sang-woo
- 1981Jesse Williams
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan
- 1997Adam Irigoyen
View the complete list of August 5 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1910Bruno Coquatrix, French songwriter and manager (d. 1979)
- 1934Karl Johan Åström, Swedish engineer and theorist
- 1941Airto Moreira, Brazilian-American drummer and composer (Return to Forever)
- 1953Rick Mahler, American baseball player and coach (d. 2005)
- 1963Steve Lee, Swiss singer-songwriter (Gotthard) (d. 2010)
- 1965Jeff Coffin, American saxophonist and composer (Dave Matthews Band and Béla Fleck and the Flecktones)
- 1968John Olerud, American baseball player
- 1976Eugen Trică, Romanian footballer and manager
- 1981Erik Guay, Canadian skier
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan, American model
View the complete list of August 5 famous birthdays.
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.
- 1068Byzantine–Norman wars: Italo-Normans begin a nearly-three-year siege of Bari.
- 1824Greek War of Independence: Constantine Kanaris leads a Greek fleet to victory against Ottoman and Egyptian ships in the Battle of Samos.
- 1925Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language that is at the time in danger of dying out.
- 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.
- 1944World War II: The Nazis begin a week-long massacre of anywhere between 40,000 and 100,000 civilians and prisoners of war in Wola, Poland.
- 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.
- 1969Mariner program: Mariner 7 makes its closest fly-by of Mars (3,524 kilometers).
- 1995Yugoslav Wars: The city of Knin, Croatia, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated in Croatia as Victory Day.
View the complete list of August 5 historical events.
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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: Tore Johansen, Adabel Guerrero, Jo Stafford, Charles Lawson, Ken Ober, Himesh Reshammiya, Tiffany Limos, Robert Schimmel, Lindsay McCaul, Diane Gaidry.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Rooster is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern 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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th August 1981 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on May 27, 1983. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +134. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on December 17, 1988. Your incompatibility score is -139. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,534,410,125. (U.S. Census Bureau)
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.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, actor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 127,030,934 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1981. The estimated number of babies born on 5th August 1981 is 348,030. That’s equivalent to 242 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Jennifer. This name was given to 57,049 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,765 times in the year 1981. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 5, 1981. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 217th day of 1981
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 31st Wednesday of 1981
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 169 days
- Age on next birthday: 38 years old
- Days since birth: 13,710 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,570 days
- Years spent sleeping: 12.51 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 464
- Next full moon: February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 2013
- Age in dog years: 186 dog years old using a Small Munsterlander Pointer breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Rooster
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: May 27, 1983 (+134)
- Worst compatible birthday: December 17, 1988 (-139)
- 1981 world population: 4,534,410,125
- Number one song: Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield (August 8, 1981)
- Babies born in 1981: 127,030,934
- Babies born in 1981 every day: 348,030
- Babies born in 1981 every minute: 242
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 57,049 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,765 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 22, 1939 – Susumu Kurobe, Japanese actor; July 30, 1998 – Johnny Bennett, English-Irish actor; July 15, 1951 – Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican-English singer-songwriter (d. 2010).
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