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January 8, 1959 was a Thursday and it was the 8th day of the year 1959. It was the 2nd Thursday 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 207 days left before your next birthday. You will be 63 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,804 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 7,601 days or 20.81 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 772 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 June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 16, 1990.
If a dog named Tovia - a Miniature Pinscher breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 268 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 Tovia will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Tovia 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.
- 1879Charles Bryant
- 1908William Hartnell
- 1924Ron Moody
- 1929Saeed Jaffrey
- 1938Yevgeny Nesterenko
- 1947Terry Sylvester
- 1977Ron Pederson
- 1986Jamie T
- 1991Asuka Hinoi
View the complete list of January 8 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 8.
- 1830Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (d. 1894)
- 1843John H. Moffitt, American soldier and politician, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1926)
- 1873Iuliu Maniu, Romanian lawyer and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1953)
- 1905Giacinto Scelsi, Italian composer and poet (d. 1988)
- 1907Keizō Hayashi, Japanese civil servant and military official (d. 1991)
- 1911Gypsy Rose Lee, American actress, burlesque entertainer and author (d. 1970)
- 1938Camille Yarbrough, American actress, television producer, poet and author
- 1976Kenneth Andam, Ghanaian sprinter
- 1977Melanie Seeger, German race walker
- 1988Michael Mancienne, English footballer
View the complete list of January 8 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 387Siyaj K‘ak’conquers Waka
- 1697Last execution for blasphemy in Britain; of Thomas Aikenhead, student, at Edinburgh.
- 1815War of 1812: Battle of New Orleans – Andrew Jackson leads American forces in victory over the British.
- 1863American Civil War: Second Battle of Springfield
- 1867African American men are granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C.
- 1940World War II: Britain introduces food rationing.
- 1971Bowing to international pressure, President of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto releases Bengali leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from prison, who had been arrested after declaring the independence of Bangladesh.
- 1975Ella T. Grasso becomes Governor of Connecticut, the first woman to serve as a Governor in the United States other than by succeeding her husband.
- 1996An Antonov An-32 cargo aircraft crashes into a crowded market in Kinshasa, Zaire, killing up to 237 on the ground; the aircraft’s crew of six survive the crash.
- 2010Gunmen from an offshoot the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda attacked the bus carrying the Togo national football team on its way to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations, killing three.
View the complete list of January 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 8, and 1959 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Seishiro Kato, Jill Whelan, Gianna Amore, Renee Olstead, David Marciano, Sarah Slean, Eric Christian Olsen, Rodney Allen Rippy, Aya Kamiki, Vanna White.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 8 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 8, 1959.
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 8th 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 Birthday Compatibility score of +139. 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 score is -172. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 12, 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 8th 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)
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 8” 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 8, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 8th day of 1959
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 2nd Thursday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2023: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 207 days
- Age on next birthday: 63 years old
- Days since birth: 22,804 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,601 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.81 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 772
- Next full moon: June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 16, 1990
- Age in dog years: 268 dog years old using a Miniature Pinscher breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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 (+139)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 21, 1944 (-172)
- 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 12, 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
- Roman numerals: VIII.I.MCMLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 30, 1962 – MC Hammer, American rapper, dancer, and actor; April 12, 1986 – Lorena, Spanish singer; June 28, 1966 – John Cusack, American actor, producer, and screenwriter.
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