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December 24, 1959 was a Thursday and it was the 358th day of the year 1959. The next time you can reuse your old 1959 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 213 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,972 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 710 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.
- 1886Michael Curtiz
- 1924Mohammed Rafi
- 1924Norman Rossington
- 1941Mike Hazlewood
- 1944Barry Elliot
- 1958Munetaka Higuchi
- 1963Caroline Aherne
- 1967Pernilla Wahlgren
- 1970Amaury Nolasco
- 1974Thure Lindhardt
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for December 24.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Dec 24.
- 1635Mariana of Austria (d. 1696)
- 1698William Warburton, English bishop (d. 1779)
- 1925Roy Hollis, English footballer (d. 1998)
- 1929Philip Ziegler, English historian and author
- 1944Daniel Johnson, Jr., Canadian lawyer and politician, 25th Premier of Quebec
- 1948Stan Bowles, English footballer
- 1957Hamid Karzai, Afghan politician, 12th President of Afghanistan
- 1967Mikhail Shchennikov, Russian race walker
- 1969Mariko Shiga, Japanese voice actress (d. 1989)
- 1976Linda Ferga, French hurdler
View the complete list of famous birthdays for December 24.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 502Chinese emperor Xiao Yan names Xiao Tong his heir designate.
- 1294Pope Boniface VIII is elected, replacing St. Celestine V, who had resigned.
- 1777Kiritimati, also called Christmas Island, is discovered by James Cook.
- 1814The Treaty of Ghent is signed ending the War of 1812.
- 1943World War II: U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower is named Supreme Allied Commander for the Invasion of Normandy.
- 1966A Canadair CL-44 chartered by the United States military crashes into a small village in South Vietnam, killing 129.
- 1969The oil company Phillips Petroleum made the first oil discovery in the Norwegian sector of North Sea.
- 1973District of Columbia Home Rule Act is passed, allowing residents of Washington, D.C. to elect their own local government.
- 1979The first European Ariane rocket is launched.
- 1997The Sid El-Antri massacre (or Sidi Lamri) in Algeria kills 50–100 people.
View the complete list of historical events for December 24.
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Your birthday numbers 12, 24 and 1959 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Irene Sáez, Mia Permanto, Billy Gibbons, Daniel Escobar, Shad Gaspard, Larry Linville, Nancy Wilson, Barbara Nichols, Meng Jia, Carmen Rasmusen.
The zodiac sign of a person born on December 24 is Capricorn ♑. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on December 24, 1959.
Turquoise is the modern birthstone for the month of December while Onyx is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Capricorn is ruby. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Why by Frankie Avalon as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (December 28, 1959). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 26, 1977 – Mark Hunter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Chimaira); April 12, 1968 – Alicia Coppola, American actress; October 26, 1968 – Miyuki Imori, Japanese actress and singer.
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