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January 31, 1981 was a Saturday and it was the 31st day of the year 1981. It was the 5th Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1981 calendar will be in 2026. 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 340 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,635 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 4,878 days or 13.36 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 February 27 at 08:19:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on October 9, 2012.
If a dog named Sylver - a Rhodesian Ridgeback breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 228 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 Sylver will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Sylver 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.
- 1929Jean Simmons
- 1946Glynn Turman
- 1946Sylvia Hitchcock
- 1946Terry Kath
- 1947Jonathan Banks
- 1961Mako Ishino
- 1963John Dye
- 1967Chad Channing
- 1980James Adomian
- 1987Tyler Hubbard
View the complete list of January 31 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 31.
- 1894Isham Jones, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1956)
- 1902Nat Bailey, Canadian businessman; founded White Spot (d. 1978)
- 1921Mario Lanza, American tenor and actor (d. 1959)
- 1944Charlie Musselwhite, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player
- 1947Jonathan Banks, American actor
- 1958Armin Reichel, German footballer and manager
- 1960Grant Morrison, Scottish author and screenwriter
- 1977Katherine Shindle, American actress, singer, and dancer
- 1982Maret Ani, Estonian tennis player
- 1996Joel Courtney, American actor
View the complete list of January 31 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1862Alvan Graham Clark discovers the white dwarf star Sirius B, a companion of Sirius, through an 18.5 in telescope now located at Northwestern University.
- 1865American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief.
- 1865American Civil War: The United States Congress passes the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, abolishing slavery and submits it to the states for ratification.
- 1919The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland.
- 19303M begins marketing Scotch Tape.
- 1942World War II: Allied forces are defeated by the Japanese at the Battle of Malaya and retreat to the island of Singapore.
- 1958James Van Allen discovers the Van Allen radiation belt.
- 2001In the Netherlands, a Scottish court convicts Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and acquits another Libyan citizen for their part in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988.
- 2007Suspects are arrested in Birmingham in the UK, accused of plotting the kidnap, holding and eventual beheading of a serving Muslim British soldier in Iraq.
- 2011A winter storm hits North America for the second time in the same month, causing $1.8 billion in damage across the United States and Canada and killing 24 people.
View the complete list of January 31 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 31, and 1981 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Peggy Ashcroft, Bryce Dallas Howard, Karl Yune, Audie England, Jules Dassin, Rosamund Kwan, Victoria Mallory, Lisa Della Casa, Nikos Xilouris.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 31 is Aquarius ♒ (The Water-bearer) – a fixed sign with Air as Western element. The ruling planet is Uranus – the planet of originality. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on January 31, 1981.
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 Aquarius is garnet. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st January 1981 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 24, 1999. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +152. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on June 10, 1990. Your score is -145. 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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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 4,534,410,125. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Tide Is High by Blondie as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 31, 1981). 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 Alaska approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, keeper of tribal relics.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 127,030,934 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1981. The estimated number of babies born on 31st January 1981 is 348,030. That’s equivalent to 242 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 57,049 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,765 times in the year 1981. 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 31” 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 31, 1981. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 31st day of 1981
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 5th Saturday of 1981
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 340 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,635 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,878 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.36 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 495
- Next full moon: February 27 at 08:19:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on October 9, 2012
- Age in dog years: 228 dog years old using a Rhodesian Ridgeback breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- Western zodiac sign: Aquarius ♒ (The Water-bearer)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Uranus – the planet of originality
- Western zodiac gemstone: Garnet
- Eastern zodiac animal: Monkey
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: January 24, 1999 (+152)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 10, 1990 (-145)
- 1981 world population: 4,534,410,125
- Number one song: The Tide Is High by Blondie (January 31, 1981)
- Babies born in 1981: 127,030,934
- Babies born in 1981 every day: 348,030
- Babies born in 1981 every minute: 242
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 57,049 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,765 babies
- Roman numerals: XXXI.I.MCMLXXXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 14, 1929 – Henry McGee, English actor and singer (d. 2006); May 17, 1935 – Dennis Potter, English voice actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1994); July 23, 1947 – David Essex, English singer-songwriter, and actor.
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