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December 31, 1961 was a Sunday and it was the 365th day of the year 1961. It was the 53rd Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 346 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,838 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 6,946 days or 19.02 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 705 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 8, 1993.
If a dog named Shadi - a Australian Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 248 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 Shadi will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Shadi will age 4 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.
- 1884Mihály Fekete
- 1902Lionel Daunais
- 1919G. Wood
- 1937Anthony Hopkins
- 1941Johnny Leeze
- 1944Taylor Hackford
- 1958Bebe Neuwirth
- 1982The Rocket Summer
- 1985Jan Smit
View the complete list of December 31 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Dec 31.
- 1378Pope Callixtus III (d. 1458)
- 1720Charles Edward Stuart, Jacobite pretender to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland (d. 1788)
- 1880George Marshall, American general and politician, 50th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1959)
- 1932Felix Rexhausen, German journalist, editor and author (d. 1992)
- 1941Alex Ferguson, Scottish footballer and manager
- 1943John Denver, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The John Denver Band and Chad Mitchell Trio) (d. 1997)
- 1951Tom Hamilton, American bass player and songwriter (Aerosmith)
- 1956Steve Rude, American author and illustrator
- 1974Joe Abercrombie, English author
- 1980Jesse Carlson, American baseball player
View the complete list of December 31 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1229James I of Aragon the Conqueror enters Medina Mayurqa (now known as Palma, Spain) thus consummating the Christian reconquest of the island of Majorca.
- 1600The British East India Company is chartered.
- 1757Empress Elizabeth I of Russia issues her ukase incorporating Königsberg into Russia.
- 1759Arthur Guinness signs a 9,000 year lease at £45 per annum and starts brewing Guinness.
- 1879Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time, in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
- 1923The chimes of Big Ben are broadcast on radio for the first time by the BBC.
- 1994The First Chechen War: Russian army began a New Year’s storming of Grozny.
- 1994This date is skipped altogether in Kiribati as the Phoenix Islands and Line Islands change time zones from UTC−11:00 to UTC+13:00 and UTC−10:00 to UTC+14:00, respectively.
- 1998The European Exchange Rate Mechanism freezes the values of the legacy currencies in the Eurozone, and establishes the value of the euro currency.
- 1999The United States Government hands control of the Panama Canal (as well all the adjacent land to the canal known as the Panama Canal Zone) to Panama. This act complied with the signing of the 1977 Torrijos–Carter Treaties.
View the complete list of December 31 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 12, 31, and 1961 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: Ginny Tyler, Baek Ji-young, Hiroyuki Hirayama, Renee Roberts, Bob Grant, Melissa Mathison, John Cooper, Kym Marsh, Asher Roth, Sondra Locke.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on December 31 is Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat) – a cardinal sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Saturn – the planet of discipline. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on December 31, 1961.
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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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st December 1961 is Holly for precious moments.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 25, 1987. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +139. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 24, 1946. Your incompatibility score is -145. 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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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 3,083,966,929. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 6, 1962). 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 USA North-West approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger, undertaker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 109,557,830 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1961. The estimated number of babies born on 31st December 1961 is 300,158. That’s equivalent to 208 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 Mary. This name was given to 47,676 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 86,922 times in the year 1961. Any chance you are Mary or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about December 31, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 365th day of 1961
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 53rd Sunday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2021: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 346 days
- Age on next birthday: 58 years old
- Days since birth: 20,838 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,946 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.02 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 705
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 8, 1993
- Age in dog years: 248 dog years old using a Australian Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- Western zodiac sign: Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Saturn – the planet of discipline
- Western zodiac gemstone: Ruby
- Eastern zodiac animal: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Turquoise
- Mystical birthstone: Onyx (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Holly for precious moments
- Best compatible birthday: August 25, 1987 (+139)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 24, 1946 (-145)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens (January 6, 1962)
- Babies born in 1961: 109,557,830
- Babies born in 1961 every day: 300,158
- Babies born in 1961 every minute: 208
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 47,676 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 86,922 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 13, 1924 – Scott Brady, American actor (d. 1985); March 2, 1930 – Emma Penella, Spanish actress (d. 2007); April 24, 1965 – Son Chang-min, South Korean actor.
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