Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 2nd of January 1988 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
January 2, 1988 was a Saturday and it was the 2nd day of the year 1988. It was the 1st Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 308 days left before your next birthday. You will be 34 years old when that day comes. There have been 12,111 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 4,037 days or 11.05 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 411 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 March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 10, 2019.
If a dog named Wolf-Blitzer - a Plott breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 168 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 Wolf-Blitzer will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Wolf-Blitzer 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.
- 1713Marie Dumesnil
- 1886Florence Lawrence
- 1913Anna Lee
- 1936Roger Miller
- 1950Débora Duarte
- 1955Agathonas Iakovidis
- 1955Vivien Savage
- 1969Patrick Huard
- 1975Chris Cheney
- 1983Kate Bosworth
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.
- 1837Mily Balakirev, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1910)
- 1886Apsley Cherry-Garrard, English explorer (d. 1959)
- 1891Giovanni Michelucci, Italian architect, designed the Firenze Santa Maria Novella railway station (d. 1990)
- 1905Michael Tippett, English composer and conductor (d. 1998)
- 1938Lynn Conway, American computer scientist, engineer, and academic
- 1940S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician and academic
- 1961Hitoshi Saito, Japanese martial artist (d. 2015)
- 1975Chris Cheney, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer
- 1975Reuben Thorne, New Zealand rugby player
- 1988Satomi Akesaka, Japanese voice actress
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.
- 1788Georgia becomes the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
- 1818The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded.
- 1865Uruguayan War: The Siege of Paysandú ends as Brazilian and Coloradans capture Paysandú, Uruguay.
- 1942The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) convicts 33 members of a German spy ring headed by Fritz Joubert Duquesne in the largest espionage case in United States history—the Duquesne Spy Ring.
- 1945World War II: Nuremberg, Germany (in German, Nürnberg) is severely bombed by Allied forces.
- 1959Luna 1, the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon and to orbit the Sun, is launched by the Soviet Union.
- 1967Ronald Reagan sworn in as Governor of California
- 1971The second Ibrox disaster kills 66 fans at a Rangers-Celtic association football (soccer) match.
- 1975A bomb blast at Samastipur, Bihar, India, fatally wounds Minister of Railways Lalit Narayan Mishra.
- 2006An explosion in a coal mine in Sago, West Virginia traps and kills 12 miners, while leaving one miner in critical condition.
View the complete list of January 2 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 2, and 1988 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: Kirstie Alley, Zane Lamprey, Randy Couture, Tyler, The Creator, Héctor Babenco, Tomi Putaansuu, Mylène Demongeot, Sara Stewart, David Early, Min.
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), Rabbit is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on January 2, 1988.
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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd January 1988 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on May 24, 1965. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +176. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on August 2, 1988. Your score is -162. 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 5,114,557,167. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Faith by George Michael as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 2, 1988). 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 North Europe approximately on 1725. Your profession was digger, undertaker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 139,142,510 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1988. The estimated number of babies born on 2nd January 1988 is 380,171. That’s equivalent to 264 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 Jessica. This name was given to 51,538 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 64,133 times in the year 1988. Any chance you are Jessica 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, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 2nd day of 1988
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 1st Saturday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2023: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 308 days
- Age on next birthday: 34 years old
- Days since birth: 12,111 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,037 days
- Years spent sleeping: 11.05 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 411
- Next full moon: March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 10, 2019
- Age in dog years: 168 dog years old using a Plott 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: Rabbit
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: May 24, 1965 (+176)
- Worst compatible birthday: August 2, 1988 (-162)
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: Faith by George Michael (January 2, 1988)
- Babies born in 1988: 139,142,510
- Babies born in 1988 every day: 380,171
- Babies born in 1988 every minute: 264
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 51,538 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 64,133 babies
- Roman numerals: II.I.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 19, 1964 – Trisha Yearwood, American singer-songwriter and actress; October 27, 1949 – Garry Tallent, American bass player and producer (E Street Band); May 15, 1935 – Akihiro Miwa, Japanese singer, actor, director, composer, and author.
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