Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of January 1988 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, 1988 was a Friday and it was the 1st day of the year 1988. It was the 1st Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 170 days left before your next birthday. You will be 33 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,884 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 3,961 days or 10.85 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 403 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 August 3 at 16:00:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 9, 2019.
If a dog named Doogie - a Pekingese breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 148 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 Doogie will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Doogie 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.
- 1885Béla Balogh
- 1894Iván Petrovich
- 1900Xavier Cugat
- 1917Albert Mol
- 1929Raymond Chow
- 1935Brian G. Hutton
- 1975Sonali Bendre
- 1983Thomas Morrison
- 1985Eyjólfur Héðinsson
- 1989Adèle Haenel
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.
- 1467Sigismund I the Old, Polish king (d. 1548)
- 1859Thibaw Min, Burmese king (d. 1916)
- 1933Frederick Lowy, Canadian psychiatrist and academic
- 1944Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Pakistani politician, 13th Prime Minister of Pakistan
- 1950Morgan Fisher, English keyboard player and songwriter (Mott the Hoople and Morgan)
- 1954Bob Menendez, American lawyer and politician
- 1956Sheila McCarthy, Canadian actress and singer
- 1963Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer
- 1983Emi Kobayashi, Japanese model and actress
- 1984Rubens Sambueza, Argentinian 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.
- 42 BCThe Roman Senate posthumously deifies Julius Caesar
- 1515King Francis I of France succeeds to the French throne.
- 1776American Revolutionary War: Norfolk, Virginia is burned by combined Royal Navy and Continental Army action.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: One thousand five hundred soldiers of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment under General Anthony Wayne’s command rebel against the Continental Army’s winter camp in Morristown, New Jersey in the Pennsylvania Line Mutiny of 1781.
- 1870Adolf Loos, architect, co-founder of modern architecture, baptized in St. Thomas church, Brno, Moravia
- 1937Safety glass in vehicle windscreens becomes mandatory in the United Kingdom.
- 1966After a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa assumes power as president of the Central African Republic.
- 1970Unix time begins at 00:00:00 UTC/GMT.
- 1978Air India Flight 855 Boeing 747 crashes into the sea, due to instrument failure and pilot disorientation, off the coast of Bombay, India, killing 213.
- 1997Zaire officially joins the World Trade Organization.
View the complete list of January 1 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 1, and 1988 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: Ada Choi, George Roy Hill, Sanne Nijhof, Bob Denver, İbrahim Tatlıses, Howard Vernon, Ed Harcourt, Corey Glover, Alberta Hunter, Terri Clark.
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), Rabbit is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on January 1, 1988.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 1st January 1988 is Carnation for friendship.
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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 5,114,557,167. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Faith by George Michael as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 2, 1988). 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 North Europe approximately on 1725. Your profession was digger, undertaker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 139,142,510 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1988. The estimated number of babies born on 1st January 1988 is 380,171. That’s equivalent to 264 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 Jessica. This name was given to 51,538 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 64,133 times in the year 1988. Any chance you are Jessica or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 1, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 1st day of 1988
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 1st Friday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2022: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 170 days
- Age on next birthday: 33 years old
- Days since birth: 11,884 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,961 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.85 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 403
- Next full moon: August 3 at 16:00:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 9, 2019
- Age in dog years: 148 dog years old using a Pekingese 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: Rabbit
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: Faith by George Michael (January 2, 1988)
- Babies born in 1988: 139,142,510
- Babies born in 1988 every day: 380,171
- Babies born in 1988 every minute: 264
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 51,538 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 64,133 babies
- Roman numerals: I.I.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 19, 1942 – Merata Mita, New Zealand director and producer (d. 2010); September 16, 1979 – Aileen Celeste, Venezuelan actress; August 12, 1984 – Martin Goeres, German actor and stuntman.
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