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January 2, 1961 was a Monday and it was the 2nd day of the year 1961. It was the 1st Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Thursday 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 349 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,200 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 7,067 days or 19.35 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 717 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 10, 1992.
If a dog named Benjals - a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 281 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 Benjals will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Benjals will age 4.5 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.
- 1925Giacomo Furia
- 1952Graeme Strachan
- 1956Jishu Dasgupta
- 1961Gabrielle Carteris
- 1967Tia Carrere
- 1969Tommy Morrison
- 1971Yutaka Takenouchi
- 1975Dax Shepard
- 1978Megumi Toyoguchi
- 1988Satomi Akesaka
View the complete list of January 2 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 2.
- 1732František Brixi, Czech organist and composer (d. 1771)
- 1902Dan Keating, Irish Republican Army volunteer (d. 2007)
- 1947David Shapiro, American poet, historian, and critic
- 1952Jimmy Santiago Baca, American poet and author
- 1952Wendy Phillips, American actress
- 1955Tex Brashear, American voice actor
- 1969Patrick Huard, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1978Kjartan Sveinsson, Icelandic keyboard player
- 1988Ruth Bosibori, Kenyan runner
- 1989Maksims Bogdanovs, Latvian motorcycle racer
View the complete list of January 2 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1818The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded.
- 1860The discovery of the planet Vulcan is announced at a meeting of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris, France.
- 1865Uruguayan War: The Siege of Paysandú ends as Brazilian and Coloradans capture Paysandú, Uruguay.
- 1927Angered by the anti-clerical provisions of the Mexican Constitution of 1917, Catholic rebels in Mexico rebelled against the government.
- 1935Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh.
- 1941World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
- 1945World War II: Nuremberg, Germany (in German, Nürnberg) is severely bombed by Allied forces.
- 1975A bomb blast at Samastipur, Bihar, India, fatally wounds Minister of Railways Lalit Narayan Mishra.
- 1993Sri Lankan Civil War: The Sri Lanka Navy kill 35-100 civilians on the Jaffna Lagoon.
- 2004Stardust successfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth.
View the complete list of January 2 historical events.
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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: Lex Luger, Jennifer Ellison, Juhan Viiding, James Gregory, Dean Winters, Paul Johansson, Kathi McDonald, Tim White, David Zucker, Ipče Ahmedovski.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 2 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), Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern 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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd January 1961 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 15, 1965. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +251. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 19, 1946. Your incompatibility score is -225. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 3,083,966,929. (U.S. Census Bureau)
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?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 109,557,830 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1961. The estimated number of babies born on 2nd January 1961 is 300,158. That’s equivalent to 208 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 Mary. This name was given to 47,676 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 86,922 times in the year 1961. Any chance you are Mary or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 2, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 2nd day of 1961
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 1st Monday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 349 days
- Age on next birthday: 59 years old
- Days since birth: 21,200 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,067 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.35 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 717
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 10, 1992
- Age in dog years: 281 dog years old using a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon breed
- Life path number and meaning: 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.
- 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: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: September 15, 1965 (+251)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 19, 1946 (-225)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley (January 2, 1961)
- Babies born in 1961: 109,557,830
- Babies born in 1961 every day: 300,158
- Babies born in 1961 every minute: 208
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 47,676 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 86,922 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 19, 1961 – Gregory Poirier, American director, producer, and screenwriter; July 11, 1953 – Mindy Sterling, American actress and singer; November 7, 1972 – Christopher Daniel Barnes, American actor and singer.
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