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February 29, 1980 was a Friday and it was the 60th day of the year 1980. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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.
Since you are a leapling or someone born on February 29, your assumed birthday is March 1 for non-leap years. The day of the week of your birthday this year was Wednesday. 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 158 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,722 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 465 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.
- 1916Dinah Shore
- 1920James Mitchell
- 1920Michèle Morgan
- 1928Tempest Storm
- 1948Ken Foree
- 1952Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush
- 1968Frank Woodley
- 1968Wendi Peters
- 1972Saul Williams
- 1976Ja Rule
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for February 29.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Feb 29.
- 1836Dickey Pearce, American baseball player and manager (d. 1908)
- 1904Jimmy Dorsey, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (The California Ramblers, The Dorsey Brothers, and The Charleston Chasers) (d. 1957)
- 1920Arthur Franz, American actor (d. 2006)
- 1920Rolland W. Redlin, American lawyer and politician (d. 2011)
- 1928Vance Haynes, American archaeologist, geologist, and author
- 1932Masten Gregory, American race car driver (d. 1985)
- 1944Dennis Farina, American police officer and actor (d. 2013)
- 1944Phyllis Frelich, American actress (d. 2014)
- 1948Hermione Lee, English author, critic, and academic
- 1980Patrick Côté, Canadian mixed martial artist
View the complete list of famous birthdays for February 29.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1504Christopher Columbus uses his knowledge of a lunar eclipse that night to convince Native Americans to provide him with supplies.
- 1644Abel Tasman’s second Pacific voyage began.
- 1712February 29 is followed by February 30 in Sweden, in a move to abolish the Swedish calendar for a return to the Old style.
- 1768Polish nobles formed Bar Confederation.
- 1892St. Petersburg, Florida is incorporated.
- 1916Child labor: In South Carolina, the minimum working age for factory, mill, and mine workers is raised from twelve to fourteen years old.
- 1920Czechoslovak National assembly adopted the Constitution.
- 1940In a ceremony held in Berkeley, California, because of the war, physicist Ernest Lawrence receives the 1939 Nobel Prize in Physics from Sweden’s Consul General in San Francisco.
- 1972Vietnam War: Vietnamization – South Korea withdraws 11,000 of its 48,000 troops from Vietnam.
- 1988Svend Robinson becomes the first member of the Canadian House of Commons to come out as gay.
View the complete list of historical events for February 29.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 29 and 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Kim Dong-wan, Craig Ferguson, Max Greenfield, Chris Messina, Risë Stevens, Lily Aldridge, Malin Reitan, Mel Tillis, Wendy Saddington, Raoul Bova.
The zodiac sign of a person born on February 29 is Pisces ♓. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on February 29, 1980.
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Amethyst is the modern birthstone for the month of February while Bloodstone is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Pisces is amethyst. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (March 1, 1980). 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 24, 1933 – John Aniston, Greek-American actor; February 22, 1929 – James Hong, American actor and director; April 26, 1931 – Bernie Brillstein, American talent agent and producer (d. 2008).
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