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January 5, 1966 was a Wednesday and it was the 5th day of the year 1966. The next time you can reuse your old 1966 calendar will be in 2022. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday 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 104 days left before your next birthday. You will be 52 years old when that day comes. There have been 18,889 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 640 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1914George Reeves
- 1917Wieland Wagner
- 1959Clancy Brown
- 1972Sakis Rouvas
- 1975Bradley Cooper
- 1975Kylie Bax
- 1976Shintarō Asanuma
- 1978January Jones
- 1984Nao Nagasawa
- 1985Yoon So-yi
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 5.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 5.
- 1926W. D. Snodgrass, American poet and academic (d. 2009)
- 1928Walter Mondale, American soldier, lawyer, and politician; 42nd Vice President of the United States
- 1934William Bendeck, Bolivian race car driver (d. 1971)
- 1940Athol Guy, Australian bassist
- 1950Krzysztof Wielicki, Polish mountaineer
- 1951Steve Arnold, English footballer
- 1953Steve Archer, American singer-songwriter and producer
- 1961Iris DeMent, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1984Derrick Atkins, Bahamian sprinter
- 1985Fabienne Suter, Swiss skier
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 5.
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.
- 1500Duke Ludovico Sforza conquers Milan.
- 1875The Palais Garnier, one of the most famous opera houses in the world, is inaugurated in Paris.
- 1925Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female governor in the United States.
- 1968Alexander Dubček comes to power: “Prague Spring” begins in Czechoslovakia.
- 1975The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.
- 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.
- 2005Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System, is discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.
- 2014A launch of the communication satellite GSAT-14 aboard the GSLV MK.II D5 marks the first successful flight of an Indian cryogenic engine.
View the complete list of historical events for January 5.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 5 and 1966 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Eugen Schuhmacher, Kidada Jones, Bappi Lahiri, Lady Gaga, Miguel Bosé, Suvi Koponen, Jean Arthur, Mike Medavoy, Christina Pickles, Julie Clarke.
The zodiac sign of a person born on January 5 is Capricorn ♑. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Snake is the mythical animal and Wood is the element of a person born on January 5, 1966.
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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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was We Can Work It Out by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 8, 1966). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 27, 1988 – Hayley Williams, American singer-songwriter (Paramore); March 4, 1953 – Rose Laurens, French singer-songwriter; October 1, 1981 – Rupert Friend, English actor, producer, and screenwriter.
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