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January 18, 1979 was a Thursday and it was the 18th day of the year 1979. It was the 3rd Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 316 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,390 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 5,130 days or 14.05 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 521 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 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 26, 2010.
If a dog named Mr Kitty - a Shih Tzu breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 188 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 Mr Kitty will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Mr Kitty 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.
- 1945José Luis Perales
- 1947Takeshi Kitano
- 1969Jesse L. Martin
- 1979Petra Yared
- 1980Jason Segel
- 1981Kang Dong-won
- 1984Kristy Lee Cook
- 1986Marya Roxx
- 1988Ronnie Day
- 1996Sarah Gilman
View the complete list of January 18 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 18.
- 1841Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (d. 1894)
- 1849Edmund Barton, Australian judge and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1920)
- 1880Paul Ehrenfest, Austrian-Dutch physicist and academic (d. 1933)
- 1937John Hume, Irish educator and politician, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1945Rocco Forte, English businessman
- 1962Alison Arngrim, American actress
- 1974Christian Burns, English singer-songwriter (BBMak)
- 1984Michael Kearney, American biochemist and academic
- 1984Viktoria Shklover, Estonian figure skater
- 1992Kieran Tscherniawsky, English discus thrower
View the complete list of January 18 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1871Wilhelm I of Germany is proclaimed the first German Emperor in the Hall of Mirrors of the Palace of Versailles (France) towards the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The empire is known as the Second Reich to Germans.
- 1913First Balkan War: A Greek flotilla defeats the Ottoman Navy in the Naval Battle of Lemnos, securing the islands of the Northern Aegean Sea for Greece.
- 1945World War II: Liberation of Kraków, Poland by the Red Army.
- 1955Chinese Civil War: Battle of Yijiangshan Islands is fought.
- 1958Willie O'Ree, the first African Canadian National Hockey League player, makes his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins.
- 1981Phil Smith and Phil Mayfield parachute off a Houston skyscraper, becoming the first two people to BASE jump from objects in all four categories: buildings, antennae, spans (bridges), and earth (cliffs).
- 1983The International Olympic Committee restores Jim Thorpe’s Olympic medals to his family.
- 1990Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.
- 1997Børge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.
- 2009Gaza War: Hamas announces they will accept Israel Defense Forces’s offer of a ceasefire, ending the assault.
View the complete list of January 18 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 18, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Marina Vlady, Loren Dean, Charles W. Clark, Mark Patton, Yukari Kabutomushi, Sasa Handa, Maureen Teefy, Rolf Wenkhaus, Judy Nunn, Ian Thomas.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 18 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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 18, 1979.
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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 18th January 1979 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 30, 1971. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +154. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on October 26, 1974. Your score is -179. 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 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Le Freak by Chic as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 20, 1979). 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 Mongolia approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, temple-dancer.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition – is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 18th January 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 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 Jennifer. This name was given to 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man January 18” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 18, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 18th day of 1979
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 3rd Thursday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2023: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 316 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,390 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,130 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.05 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 521
- Next full moon: March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 26, 2010
- Age in dog years: 188 dog years old using a Shih Tzu breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: September 30, 1971 (+154)
- Worst compatible birthday: October 26, 1974 (-179)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Le Freak by Chic (January 20, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: XVIII.I.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 2, 1955 – Kim Zimmer, American actress; March 16, 1948 – Michael Owen Bruce, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Alice Cooper); June 5, 1971 – Miyuki Komatsu, Japanese actress.
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