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 9 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 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 102 days left before your next birthday. You will be 32 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,586 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 3,862 days or 10.57 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 393 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 13 at 21:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 9, 2019.
If a dog named Bonnet - a Goldendoodle breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 182 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 Bonnet will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Bonnet will age 5-6 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.
- 1868Snitz Edwards
- 1908Bill Tapia
- 1911Basil Dearden
- 1919Carole Landis
- 1923Valentina Cortese
- 1946Susannah McCorkle
- 1973Danny Lloyd
- 1980Elin Nordegren
- 1989Adèle Haenel
- 1990Bugoy Cariño
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.
- 1557Stephen Bocskay, Romanian prince (d. 1606)
- 1638Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (d. 1685)
- 1852Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, French chemist and academic (d. 1904)
- 1922Ernest Hollings, American soldier and politician, 106th Governor of South Carolina
- 1927Maurice Béjart, French-Swiss dancer, choreographer, and director (d. 2007)
- 1943Tony Knowles, American soldier and politician, 7th Governor of Alaska
- 1944Teresa Torańska, Polish journalist (d. 2013)
- 1948Ismael Zambada García, Mexican drug lord
- 1962Anton Muscatelli, Italian-Scottish economist and academic
- 1979Kathryn Thomas, Irish television host
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.
- 1806The French Republican Calendar is abolished.
- 1877Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom is proclaimed Empress of India.
- 1927The Cristero War begins in Mexico.
- 1947The American and British occupation zones in Germany, after World War II, merge to form the Bizone, which later (with the French zone) became part of West Germany.
- 1949Tokelau becomes part of New Zealand.
- 1966A twelve-day New York City transit strike begins.
- 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.
- 1982ITV franchise ATV gets replaced by Central
- 2011A bomb explodes as Coptic Christians in Alexandria, Egypt, leave a new year service, killing 23 people.
- 2014Latvia becomes the 18th member of the Eurozone.
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: Müjde Ar, Dick Butkus, Chazz Palminteri, Saskia Burmeister, İsmail YK, Vic Morrow, Van Dyke Parks, Fela Kuti, Ken Campbell, Corey Carrier.
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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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: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 102 days
- Age on next birthday: 32 years old
- Days since birth: 11,586 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,862 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.57 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 393
- Next full moon: October 13 at 21:09:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 9, 2019
- Age in dog years: 182 dog years old using a Goldendoodle 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: May 24, 1965 – John C. Reilly, American actor, producer, and screenwriter; January 11, 1947 – Anna Calder-Marshall, English actress; August 9, 1980 – Texas Battle, American actor.
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