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January 2, 1979 was a Tuesday and it was the 2nd day of the year 1979. It was the 1st Tuesday 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 256 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,450 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 5,150 days or 14.10 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 523 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 April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 10, 2010.
If a dog named Valentin - a Tibetan Mastiff breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 238 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 Valentin will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Valentin will age 5-6 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.
- 1952Wendy Phillips
- 1955Vivien Savage
- 1956Jishu Dasgupta
- 1956John Bedford Lloyd
- 1969Christy Turlington
- 1974Tamao Satō
- 1975Chris Cheney
- 1975David Sandström
- 1975Dax Shepard
- 1978Karina Smirnoff
View the complete list of January 2 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 2.
- 1836Mendele Mocher Sforim, Russian author (d. 1917)
- 1928Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese religious leader
- 1932Peter Redgrove, English poet, author, and playwright (d. 2003)
- 1951Alexander Pogrebinsky, Ukrainian-American painter
- 1964Luis d'Antin, Spanish motorcycle racer
- 1964Michael McCann, Scottish politician
- 1970Royce Clayton, American baseball player
- 1977Ahu Türkpençe, Turkish actress
- 1980Mac Danzig, American mixed martial artist
- 1987Jocelyn Oxlade, Filipino-British singer and model
View the complete list of January 2 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1492Reconquista: the Emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders.
- 1788Georgia becomes the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
- 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.
- 1911A gun battle in the East End of London left two dead and sparked a political row over the involvement of then-Home Secretary Winston Churchill.
- 1959Luna 1, the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon and to orbit the Sun, is launched by the Soviet Union.
- 1971The second Ibrox disaster kills 66 fans at a Rangers-Celtic association football (soccer) match.
- 1975Bangladeshi Marxist leader Siraj Sikder is arrested and dies while in police custody.
- 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.
- 2011January 2011 Baghdad shootings take place.
View the complete list of January 2 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 2, and 1979 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: Vincent Gardenia, Percy Daggs III, José Luis Perales, Brian Backer, Jô Soares, Mónica Bardem, Heath, Camilla Spira, Chris Barfoot, Justin Torkildsen.
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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 2, 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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd January 1979 is Carnation for friendship.
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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 Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 6, 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 North of Latin America 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 your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
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 2nd 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)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 2, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 2nd day of 1979
- Day of week: Tuesday
- Day of week birthstone: Ruby
- Week index: 1st Tuesday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2023: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 256 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,450 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,150 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.10 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 523
- Next full moon: April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 10, 2010
- Age in dog years: 238 dog years old using a Tibetan Mastiff 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees (January 6, 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: II.I.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 25, 1950 – Willy DeVille, American singer and songwriter (d. 2009); October 28, 1996 – Jasmine Jessica Anthony, American actress; July 27, 1982 – Cascy Beddow, Canadian actor.
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