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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 194 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,625 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 698 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1916Zypora Spaisman
- 1950Débora Duarte
- 1955Agathonas Iakovidis
- 1967Jón Gnarr
- 1970Ogie Diaz
- 1975David Sandström
- 1976Mahée Paiement
- 1977Ahu Türkpençe
- 1978Karina Smirnoff
- 1988Satomi Akesaka
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.
- 1925William J. Crowe, American admiral and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (d. 2007)
- 1926Howard Caine, American actor (d. 1993)
- 1928Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese religious leader
- 1954Glenn Goins, American singer and guitarist (Parliament-Funkadelic) (d. 1978)
- 1958Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist and educator
- 1964Luis Moro, Cuban-American actor, producer, and screenwriter
- 1964Pernell Whitaker, American boxer
- 1976Paz Vega, Spanish actress and singer
- 1983Kate Bosworth, American actress, singer, and producer
- 1985Ivan Dodig, Croatian tennis player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 2.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1492Reconquista: the Emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1949Luis Muñoz Marín becomes the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico.
- 1981One of the largest investigations by a British police force ends when serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, the “Yorkshire Ripper”, is arrested in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
- 1992Leaders of armed opposition declare the President Zviad Gamsakhurdia deposed during a military coup in Georgia.
- 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: Bobby Radcliff, Lee Jooyeon, Samantha Tolj, Sean Wilson, Martine St. Clair, Sundaram Balachander, Ted Levine, Bill Brochtrup, Steven Wright, Whitney Toyloy.
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.
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: September 10, 1927 – Johnny Keating, Scottish trombonist, composer, and producer (d. 2015); May 16, 1978 – Jim Sturgess, English singer-songwriter and actor; November 4, 1974 – Mirai Yamamoto, Japanese actress.
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