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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 44 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,775 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 703 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 December 3 at 15:49:00 GMT – Sunday.
If a dog named Shmoogie - a Dandie Dinmont Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 244 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 Shmoogie will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Shmoogie 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.
- 1900William Haines
- 1924Evgenios Spatharis
- 1925Larry Harmon
- 1926Howard Caine
- 1952Wendy Phillips
- 1960Naoki Urasawa
- 1967Rose Fostanes
- 1971Renée Elise Goldsberry
- 1971Taye Diggs
- 1975Chris Cheney
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 2.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 2.
- 1836Queen Emma of Hawaii (d. 1885)
- 1860William Corless Mills, American historian and curator (d. 1928)
- 1923Rachel Waterhouse, English historian and author
- 1940Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabian economist and politician, Saudi Arabian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2015)
- 1944Péter Eötvös, Hungarian composer and conductor
- 1969István Bagyula, Hungarian pole vaulter
- 1969William Fox-Pitt, English horse rider
- 1972Hristos Meletoglou, German-Greek triple jumper
- 1979Jonathan Greening, English footballer and coach
- 1980Annie Bellemare, Canadian figure skater
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 2.
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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.
- 1818The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded.
- 1833Reassertion of British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
- 1920The second Palmer Raid takes place with another 6,000 suspected communists and anarchists arrested and held without trial. These raids take place in several U.S. cities.
- 1955Panamanian president José Antonio Remón Cantera is assassinated.
- 1967Ronald Reagan sworn in as Governor of California
- 1974United States President Richard Nixon signs a bill lowering the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 MPH in order to conserve gasoline during an OPEC embargo.
- 1976The Gale of January 1976 begins, which results in coastal flooding around the southern North Sea coasts, resulting in at least 82 deaths and US$1.3 billion in damage.
- 2004Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth.
- 2011January 2011 Baghdad shootings take place.
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: Anatole Litvak, Mira Nair, Johann Nestroy, Sanda Ladoși, Kenneth Branagh, Charles S. Dutton, Shōei, Svetlana Metkina, Peter Tosh, Ken Ogata.
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.
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?
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 2, 1938 – Ron Ely, American actor; November 23, 1992 – Miley Cyrus, American singer-songwriter and actress; June 16, 1947 – Günther Kaufmann, German actor and singer (d. 2012).
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