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January 2, 1980 was a Wednesday and it was the 2nd day of the year 1980. It was the 1st Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 20 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,590 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 4,863 days or 13.32 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 495 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 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 10, 2011.
If a dog named Egypt - a Keeshond breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 195 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 Egypt will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Egypt 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.
- 1900William Haines
- 1925Larry Harmon
- 1936Roger Miller
- 1943Filiz Akın
- 1955Agathonas Iakovidis
- 1955Vivien Savage
- 1960Naoki Urasawa
- 1970Ogie Diaz
- 1970Sanda Ladoși
- 1973Lucy Davis
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.
- 1884Ben-Zion Dinur, Russian-Israeli historian and politician; 4th Israeli Minister of Education (d. 1973)
- 1928Avie Bennett, Canadian businessman and philanthropist
- 1932Richard Thorp, English actor (d. 2013)
- 1936Roger Miller, American singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1992)
- 1951Jim Essian, American baseball player and coach
- 1957Beppe Gabbiani, Italian racing driver
- 1961Gabrielle Carteris, American actress
- 1970Royce Clayton, American baseball player
- 1976Mahée Paiement, Canadian actress
- 1992Anna Arina Marenko, Russian tennis player
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.
- 366The Alemanni cross the frozen Rhine in large numbers, invading the Roman Empire.
- 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.
- 1788Georgia becomes the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
- 1860The discovery of the planet Vulcan is announced at a meeting of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris, France.
- 1871Amadeus I becomes King of Spain.
- 1949Luis Muñoz Marín becomes the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico.
- 1955Panamanian president José Antonio Remón Cantera is assassinated.
- 2006An explosion in a coal mine in Sago, West Virginia traps and kills 12 miners, while leaving one miner in critical condition.
- 2013Barack Obama signs the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
View the complete list of January 2 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 2, and 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Ozzie Nelson, Alec Guinness, Daichi Miura, Lenny Kuhr, Marcos Siega, Igor Starygin, Teddi King, Kei Horie, Evan Dando, Anna Shaffer.
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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 2, 1980.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd January 1980 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 4,451,362,735. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Please Don’t Go by KC and the Sunshine Band as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 5, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 975. Your profession was jeweler, watch-maker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 125,148,676 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1980. The estimated number of babies born on 2nd January 1980 is 341,936. That’s equivalent to 237 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 58,376 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,693 times in the year 1980. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man January 2” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
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, 1980. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 2nd day of 1980
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 1st Wednesday of 1980
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 20 days
- Age on next birthday: 40 years old
- Days since birth: 14,590 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,863 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.32 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 495
- Next full moon: January 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 10, 2011
- Age in dog years: 195 dog years old using a Keeshond breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- 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: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- 1980 world population: 4,451,362,735
- Number one song: Please Don’t Go by KC and the Sunshine Band (January 5, 1980)
- Babies born in 1980: 125,148,676
- Babies born in 1980 every day: 341,936
- Babies born in 1980 every minute: 237
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 58,376 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,693 babies
- Roman numerals: II.I.MCMLXXX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 25, 1934 – Denny Miller, American actor (d. 2014); August 27, 1935 – Frank Yablans, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2014); December 28, 1960 – Robert F. Chew, American actor (d. 2013).
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