Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of January 1961 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
January 1, 1961 was a Sunday and it was the 1st day of the year 1961. It was the 1st 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 was Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday 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 288 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,261 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 7,087 days or 19.40 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 720 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 March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 9, 1992.
If a dog named Keemo - a Bichon Frise breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 252 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 Keemo will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Keemo 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.
- 1917Albert Mol
- 1930Frederick Wiseman
- 1943Stanley Kamel
- 1946Susannah McCorkle
- 1969Nicolle Dickson
- 1970Kimberly Page
- 1979Koichi Domoto
- 1983Emi Kobayashi
- 1985Eyjólfur Héðinsson
- 1988Ghazala Javed
View the complete list of January 1 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 1.
- 1516Margaret Leijonhufvud, Swedish wife of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1551)
- 1883William J. Donovan, American general, lawyer, and politician (d. 1959)
- 1890Anton Melik, Slovenian geographer and academic (d. 1966)
- 1904Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani lawyer and politician, 5th President of Pakistan (d. 1982)
- 1937John Fuller, English poet and author
- 1943Ronald Perelman, American businessman, founded MacAndrews & Forbes
- 1949Max Azria, Tunisian-French fashion designer
- 1969Morris Chestnut, American actor and producer
- 1992Ali Ferydoon, Irani footballer
- 1992Jack Wilshere, English footballer
View the complete list of January 1 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1515King Francis I of France succeeds to the French throne.
- 1810Major-General Lachlan Macquarie officially becomes Governor of New South Wales
- 1901The British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and Western Australia federate as the Commonwealth of Australia; Edmund Barton is appointed the first Prime Minister.
- 1923Britain’s Railways are grouped into the Big Four: LNER, GWR, SR, and LMS.
- 1942The Declaration by United Nations is signed by twenty-six nations.
- 1949Tokelau becomes part of New Zealand.
- 1984The original American Telephone & Telegraph Company is divested of its 22 Bell System companies as a result of the settlement of the 1974 United States Department of Justice antitrust suit against AT&T.
- 1985The first British mobile phone call is made by Michael Harrison to his father Sir Ernest Harrison, chairman of Vodafone.
- 1995Sweden, Austria, and Finland are admitted into the European Union.
- 1998Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.
View the complete list of January 1 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 1, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Field Cate, Lloyd Thaxton, AMG, Garth Porter, Shiori Kutsuna, Riisa Naka, Kaya Scodelario, Monique Miller, Auguste Lumière, Eddie Griffin.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 1 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), Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on January 1, 1961.
Garnet is the modern birthstone for the month of January while Emerald 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 1st January 1961 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on November 8, 1936. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +212. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 19, 1946. Your incompatibility score is -191. 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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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 Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 2, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, captain.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Timid, constrained, quiet person. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson – to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
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 1st January 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 January 1, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 1st day of 1961
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 1st Sunday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 288 days
- Age on next birthday: 59 years old
- Days since birth: 21,261 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,087 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.40 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 720
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 9, 1992
- Age in dog years: 252 dog years old using a Bichon Frise breed
- Life path number and meaning: 1 – It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
- 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: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: November 8, 1936 (+212)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 19, 1946 (-191)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley (January 2, 1961)
- 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: April 7, 1987 – Jack Duarte, Mexican actor, singer, and guitarist (Eme 15); September 21, 1971 – Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor and director; February 10, 1996 – Christina Parie, Australian singer-songwriter.
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