Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 8th 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 10 minutes. Enjoy!
January 8, 1961 was a Sunday and it was the 8th day of the year 1961. It was the 2nd Sunday 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 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 317 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,963 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 7,321 days or 20.04 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 743 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 February 27 at 08:19:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 16, 1992.
If a dog named Gaucho - a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 325 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 Gaucho will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Gaucho 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.
- 1920Douglas Wilmer
- 1926Evelyn Lear
- 1938Camille Yarbrough
- 1938Yevgeny Nesterenko
- 1970Rachel Friend
- 1975DJ Clue?
- 1975Reiko Chiba
- 1983Felipe Colombo
- 1992Pamu Pamorada
- 2000Noah Cyrus
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.
- 1556Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese daimyo (d. 1623)
- 1792Lowell Mason, American composer and educator (d. 1872)
- 1805Orson Hyde, American religious leader, 3rd President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (d. 1878)
- 1821James Longstreet, American general and diplomat (d. 1904)
- 1922Abbey Simon, American pianist and academic
- 1922Dale D. Myers, American engineer (d. 2015)
- 1925Mohan Rakesh, Indian author and playwright (d. 1972)
- 1939Ruth Maleczech, American actress (d. 2013)
- 1946Robby Krieger, American guitarist and songwriter
- 1991Shin Jimin, South Korean singer, actress, and dancer (AOA)
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.
- 1297François Grimaldi, disguised as a monk, leads his men to capture the fortress protecting the Rock of Monaco, establishing his family as the rulers of Monaco.
- 1499Louis XII of France marries Anne of Brittany.
- 1806Cape Colony becomes a British colony.
- 1906A landslide in Haverstraw, New York, caused by the excavation of clay along the Hudson River, kills 20 people.
- 1973Soviet space mission Luna 21 is launched.
- 1981A local farmer reports a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence, France, claimed to be “perhaps the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time”.
- 2002President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act.
- 2003Air Midwest Flight 5481 crashes at Charlotte-Douglas Airport, Charlotte, North Carolina, killing all 21 people on board.
- 2003Turkish Airlines Flight 634 crashes near Diyarbakır Airport, Turkey, killing the entire crew and 70 of 75 passengers.
- 2004The RMS Queen Mary 2, the largest passenger ship ever built, is christened by her namesake’s granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II.
View the complete list of January 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 8, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Shankar, Robert Livingston, Ian Broudie, Assi Dayan, Nicole Saba, Nathan Lane, Shruti Haasan, Monty Berman, Joely Collins, Robert Gant.
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), Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on January 8, 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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 8th January 1961 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 11, 1964. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +221. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 11, 1953. Your score is -298. 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?
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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 Eastern Australia 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 8th 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)
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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, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 8th day of 1961
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 2nd Sunday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2023: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 317 days
- Age on next birthday: 61 years old
- Days since birth: 21,963 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,321 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.04 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 743
- Next full moon: February 27 at 08:19:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 16, 1992
- Age in dog years: 325 dog years old using a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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: December 11, 1964 (+221)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 11, 1953 (-298)
- 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: VIII.I.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 17, 1995 – Aoi Morikawa, Japanese actress and model; August 13, 1981 – C. C. Swiney, American actor and screenwriter; September 15, 1986 – Heidi Montag, American model and singer.
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