Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 5th of January 1968 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 5, 1968 was a Friday and it was the 5th day of the year 1968. It was the 1st Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. 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 292 days left before your next birthday. You will be 52 years old when that day comes. There have been 18,701 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 6,234 days or 17.07 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 633 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 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 13, 1999.
If a dog named Midget - a Flat-Coated Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 249 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 Midget will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Midget 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.
- 1908George Dolenz
- 1911Jean-Pierre Aumont
- 1914George Reeves
- 1917Jane Wyman
- 1924Sam Phillips
- 1945Roger Spottiswoode
- 1953Steve Archer
- 1961Iris DeMent
- 1968DJ BoBo
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.
- 1762Constanze Mozart, German wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (d. 1842)
- 1864Bob Caruthers, American baseball player and manager (d. 1911)
- 1919Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan theorist and politician (d. 2012)
- 1940Michael O'Donoghue, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1994)
- 1941Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese animator, director, and screenwriter
- 1941Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Indian cricketer (d. 2011)
- 1942Jan Leeming, English journalist
- 1955Jacob Hård, Swedish journalist
- 1967Joe Flanigan, American actor
- 1978Franck Montagny, French race car driver
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.
- 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.
- 1900Irish leader John Redmond calls for a revolt against British rule.
- 1913First Balkan War: During the Battle of Lemnos, Greek admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis forces the Turkish fleet to retreat to its base within the Dardanelles, from which it did not venture for the rest of the war.
- 1968Alexander Dubček comes to power: “Prague Spring” begins in Czechoslovakia.
- 1969The Troubles: The Royal Ulster Constabulary raid the Bogside area of Derry, damaging property and beating residents. In response, residents erect barricades and establish Free Derry.
- 1974An earthquake in Lima, Peru, kills six people, and damages hundreds of houses.
- 1974Warmest reliably measured temperature in Antarctica of +59 °F (+15 °C) recorded at Vanda Station
- 1975The Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.
- 1991The United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu is evacuated by helicopter airlift days after violence enveloped Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War
View the complete list of January 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 5, and 1968 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: Matthew Fisher, Kasia Kowalska, Gene Nelson, Dick Durock, Leila Hatami, Serge Reggiani, Mary Ann Mobley, Kevin Kennedy, Derek Thompson, 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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on January 5, 1968.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th January 1968 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on June 5, 1939. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +166. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on October 6, 1951. Your incompatibility score is -165. 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 3,562,313,822. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hello, Goodbye by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 6, 1968). 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 Arctic approximately on 1225. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, poison manufacturer.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 120,171,727 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1968. The estimated number of babies born on 5th January 1968 is 328,338. That’s equivalent to 228 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 Lisa. This name was given to 49,532 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 82,006 times in the year 1968. Any chance you are Lisa or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 5, 1968. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 5th day of 1968
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 1st Friday of 1968
- Next same calendar year: 2024
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 292 days
- Age on next birthday: 52 years old
- Days since birth: 18,701 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,234 days
- Years spent sleeping: 17.07 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 633
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 13, 1999
- Age in dog years: 249 dog years old using a Flat-Coated Retriever 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: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: June 5, 1939 (+166)
- Worst compatible birthday: October 6, 1951 (-165)
- 1968 world population: 3,562,313,822
- Number one song: Hello, Goodbye by The Beatles (January 6, 1968)
- Babies born in 1968: 120,171,727
- Babies born in 1968 every day: 328,338
- Babies born in 1968 every minute: 228
- Popular girl’s name: Lisa – 49,532 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 82,006 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 6, 1922 – William Schallert, American actor; October 2, 1948 – Chris LeDoux, American singer-songwriter and sculptor (d. 2005); June 9, 1941 – Jon Lord, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Deep Purple, Paice Ashton Lord, The Flower Pot Men, and The Artwoods) (d. 2012).
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