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January 5, 1959 was a Monday and it was the 5th day of the year 1959. It was the 1st Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1959 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday 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 348 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,932 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 7,311 days or 20.02 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 743 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 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 13, 1990.
If a dog named Hanako - a Shetland Sheepdog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 260 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 Hanako will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Hanako will age 4 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.
- 1935David Ryall
- 1946Diane Keaton
- 1951Jagathy Sreekumar
- 1961Iris DeMent
- 1965Ricky Paull Goldin
- 1970Mitoy Yonting
- 1972Sakis Rouvas
- 1984Amanda Hearst
- 1995Joyce Ching
View the complete list of January 5 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 5.
- 1717William Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington, English politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1793)
- 1880Nikolai Medtner, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1951)
- 1903Harold Gatty, Australian pilot and navigator (d. 1957)
- 1910Hugh Brannum, American actor and singer (d. 1987)
- 1933Leonard Marsh, American businessman; co-founded Snapple (d. 2013)
- 1947Mercury Morris, American football player
- 1950Chris Stein, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- 1951Steve Arnold, English footballer
- 1966Steve Tuttle, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1986Teppei Koike, Japanese actor and singer
View the complete list of January 5 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1477Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is killed and Burgundy becomes part of France.
- 1914The Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and that it would pay a “living wage” of at least $5 for a day’s labor.
- 1919The German Workers’ Party, which would become the Nazi Party, is founded.
- 1925Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female governor in the United States.
- 1933Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
- 1944The Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.
- 1968Alexander Dubček comes to power: “Prague Spring” begins in Czechoslovakia.
- 1976The Troubles: In response to the killing of six Catholics the night before, gunmen shoot dead ten Protestant civilians after stopping their minibus at Kingsmill in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK.
- 1991The United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu is evacuated by helicopter airlift days after violence enveloped Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War
- 1993The oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil.
View the complete list of January 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 5, and 1959 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: Adhemar da Silva, Irena Kwiatkowska, Anna Shaffer, Alla Demidova, Pamela Ribon, Gene Raymond, Kaneto Shindo, Richey Edwards, Wayne Fontana, Donny Hathaway.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 5 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), Dog is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 5, 1959.
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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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th January 1959 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on February 19, 1936. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +130. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on June 21, 1944. Your incompatibility score is -128. 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 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) by David Seville and The Chipmunks as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 5, 1959). 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 Borneo 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: Your lesson – to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 105,573,458 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1959. The estimated number of babies born on 5th January 1959 is 289,242. That’s equivalent to 201 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 Mary. This name was given to 54,477 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,255 times in the year 1959. Any chance you are Mary or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 5, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 5th day of 1959
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 1st Monday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 348 days
- Age on next birthday: 61 years old
- Days since birth: 21,932 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,311 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.02 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 743
- Next full moon: February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 13, 1990
- Age in dog years: 260 dog years old using a Shetland Sheepdog 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: Dog
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: February 19, 1936 (+130)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 21, 1944 (-128)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) by David Seville and The Chipmunks (January 5, 1959)
- Babies born in 1959: 105,573,458
- Babies born in 1959 every day: 289,242
- Babies born in 1959 every minute: 201
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 54,477 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,255 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 25, 1983 – Joanne Peh, Singaporean actress and singer; September 3, 1978 – Nick Wechsler, American actor; November 20, 1956 – Bo Derek, American actress and producer.
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