Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 5th of January 1979 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, 1979 was a Friday and it was the 5th day of the year 1979. It was the 1st Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 23 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,952 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 4,984 days or 13.65 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 507 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 January 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 13, 2010.
If a dog named CJ - a Catahoula Leopard Dog 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 CJ will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like CJ 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.
- 1893Elizabeth Cotten
- 1910Hugh Brannum
- 1929Tabby Thomas
- 1929Wilbert Harrison
- 1930Al Masini
- 1946Diane Keaton
- 1969Paul McGillion
- 1969Shea Whigham
- 1984Amanda Hearst
- 1987Kristin Cavallari
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.
- 1879Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)
- 1921Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Swiss author and playwright (d. 1990)
- 1932Chuck Noll, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
- 1943Mary Gaudron, Australian lawyer and judge
- 1948Ted Lange, American actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1965Patrik Sjöberg, Swedish high jumper
- 1970Mitoy Yonting, Filipino singer and actor
- 1976Shintarō Asanuma, Japanese voice actor and singer
- 1981Deadmau5, Canadian DJ and producer
- 1987Kristin Cavallari, American actress
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.
- 1477Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is killed and Burgundy becomes part of France.
- 1500Duke Ludovico Sforza conquers Milan.
- 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.
- 1896An Austrian newspaper reports that Wilhelm Röntgen has discovered a type of radiation later known as X-rays.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1933Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
- 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.
- 1993The oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil.
- 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 January 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 5, and 1979 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: John Williams, Jean Duceppe, Rei Yoshii, Richard Tucker, Richard Donner, Burt Reynolds, Jack Starrett, Tina Majorino, Katy de la Cruz, Seymour Cassel.
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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 5, 1979.
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 1979 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 5, 2005. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +134. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on June 13, 1953. Your score is -146. 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 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 6, 1979). 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 North of Latin America approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, temple-dancer.
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 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 5th January 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 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 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. 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 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, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 5th day of 1979
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 1st Friday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 23 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,952 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,984 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.65 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 507
- Next full moon: January 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 13, 2010
- Age in dog years: 228 dog years old using a Catahoula Leopard Dog 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: August 5, 2005 (+134)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 13, 1953 (-146)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees (January 6, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: V.I.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 8, 1941 – Nick Nolte, American actor and producer; January 19, 1977 – Cocco, Japanese singer-songwriter; April 22, 1935 – Mario Machado, Chinese-American journalist and actor (d. 2013).
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