Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 5th of January 1961 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 11 minutes. Enjoy!
January 5, 1961 was a Thursday and it was the 5th day of the year 1961. It was the 1st Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 160 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,120 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 7,373 days or 20.19 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 749 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 August 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 13, 1992.
If a dog named Cloe - a Border Collie breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 290 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 Cloe will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Cloe 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.
- 1910Hugh Brannum
- 1911Jean-Pierre Aumont
- 1924Sam Phillips
- 1929Wilbert Harrison
- 1940Michael O'Donoghue
- 1945Roger Spottiswoode
- 1951Jagathy Sreekumar
- 1953Steve Archer
- 1978January Jones
- 1985Michael Cuccione
View the complete list of January 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 5.
- 1871Frederick Converse, American composer and academic (d. 1940)
- 1881Pablo Gargallo, Spanish sculptor and painter (d. 1934)
- 1882Herbert Bayard Swope, American journalist (d. 1958)
- 1910Hugh Brannum, American actor and singer (d. 1987)
- 1919Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flute player (d. 1992)
- 1947Mercury Morris, American football player
- 1962Danny Jackson, American baseball player and manager
- 1971Mayuko Takata, Japanese actress
- 1973Phil Joel, New Zealand singer-songwriter and bass player (Newsboys)
- 1981Brooklyn Sudano, American actress, singer, and dancer
View the complete list of January 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1066Edward the Confessor dies childless, sparking a succession crisis that will eventually lead to the Norman conquest of England.
- 1757Louis XV of France survives an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, the last person to be executed in France by drawing and quartering, the traditional and gruesome form of capital punishment used for regicides.
- 1846The United States House of Representatives votes to stop sharing the Oregon Territory with the United Kingdom.
- 1911Kappa Alpha Psi, the world’s second oldest and largest black fraternity, is founded at Indiana University.
- 1933Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
- 1944The Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.
- 1949United States President Harry S. Truman unveils his Fair Deal program.
- 1957In a speech given to the United States Congress, United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces the establishment of what will later be called the Eisenhower Doctrine.
- 1991Georgian forces enter Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, Georgia, opening the 1991–1992 South Ossetia 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 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Park Chan-wook, Bérénice Marlohe, Demetri Martin, Patty Larkin, Hardie Albright, Marika Green, Tony Epper, Kim Sung-kyu, Gertan Klauber, Teddy Riley.
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), Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on January 5, 1961.
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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th January 1961 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 15, 1965. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +266. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 13, 1946. Your score is -221. 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 3,083,966,929. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Wonderland by Night by Bert Kaempfert as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 9, 1961). 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 Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, captain.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Timid, constrained, quiet person. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson – to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 109,557,830 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1961. The estimated number of babies born on 5th January 1961 is 300,158. That’s equivalent to 208 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 47,676 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 86,922 times in the year 1961. Any chance you are Mary 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 5” 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 5, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 5th day of 1961
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 1st Thursday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2023: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 160 days
- Age on next birthday: 61 years old
- Days since birth: 22,120 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,373 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.19 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 749
- Next full moon: August 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 13, 1992
- Age in dog years: 290 dog years old using a Border Collie breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- 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: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: September 15, 1965 (+266)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 13, 1946 (-221)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Wonderland by Night by Bert Kaempfert (January 9, 1961)
- Babies born in 1961: 109,557,830
- Babies born in 1961 every day: 300,158
- Babies born in 1961 every minute: 208
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 47,676 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 86,922 babies
- Roman numerals: V.I.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 10, 1927 – Sabah, Lebanese singer and actress (d. 2014); September 9, 1950 – John McFee, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Doobie Brothers and Southern Pacific); October 12, 1955 – Jane Siberry, Canadian singer-songwriter and producer.
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