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January 2, 1961 was a Monday and it was the 2nd day of the year 1961. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2017. 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 101 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,718 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 701 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.
- 1913Anna Lee
- 1924Evgenios Spatharis
- 1925Larry Harmon
- 1952Wendy Phillips
- 1955Agathonas Iakovidis
- 1956John Bedford Lloyd
- 1960Naoki Urasawa
- 1961Gabrielle Carteris
- 1969Christy Turlington
- 1969Patrick Huard
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 2.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 2.
- 1647Nathaniel Bacon, English-American rebel leader (d. 1676)
- 1884Ben-Zion Dinur, Russian-Israeli historian and politician; 4th Israeli Minister of Education (d. 1973)
- 1923Rachel Waterhouse, English historian and author
- 1937Martin Lauer, German runner
- 1938Dana Ulery, American computer scientist
- 1954Henry Bonilla, American broadcaster and politician
- 1963Edgar Martínez, American baseball player
- 1970Sanda Ladoși, Romanian singer
- 1985Marius Neset, Norwegian saxophonist (JazzKamikaze)
- 1989Şeref Osmanoğlu, Ukrainian-Turkish triple jumper
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 2.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 533Mercurius becomes Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name upon elevation to the papacy.
- 1492Reconquista: the Emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders.
- 1865Uruguayan War: The Siege of Paysandú ends as Brazilian and Coloradans capture Paysandú, Uruguay.
- 1900American statesman and diplomat John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China.
- 1905Russo-Japanese War: The Russian garrison surrenders at Port Arthur, China.
- 1935Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh.
- 1949Luis Muñoz Marín becomes the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico.
- 1963Vietnam War: The Viet Cong wins its first major victory in the Battle of Ap Bac.
- 1975Bangladeshi Marxist leader Siraj Sikder is arrested and dies while in police custody.
- 2004Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth.
View the complete list of historical events for January 2.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 2 and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 11. It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Mickie Most, Morris Day, Martin Ritt, Bobby Troup, Phoemela Baranda, Victor Rasuk, Wu Ma, Jennifer Ellison, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Bruce Vilanch.
The zodiac sign of a person born on January 2 is Capricorn ♑. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on January 2, 1961.
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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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
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.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 13, 1941 – Anouska Hempel, New Zealand-English actress and fashion designer; March 29, 1934 – Nimal Mendis, Sri Lankan singer-songwriter (d. 2015); June 7, 1966 – Eric Kretz, American drummer, songwriter, and producer (Stone Temple Pilots and Talk Show).
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