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January 8, 1979 was a Monday and it was the 8th day of the year 1979. It was the 2nd Monday 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 295 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,680 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 4,893 days or 13.40 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 497 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 16, 2010.
If a dog named Rossy - a Welsh Springer Spaniel breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 200 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 Rossy will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Rossy 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.
- 1935Elvis Presley
- 1938Camille Yarbrough
- 1942Robin Ellis
- 1951John McTiernan
- 1962Chris Marion
- 1976Josh Meyers
- 1977Ron Pederson
- 1991Asuka Hinoi
- 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.
- 1881Linnie Marsh Wolfe, American librarian and author (d. 1945)
- 1906Serge Poliakoff, Russian-French painter (d. 1969)
- 1923Joseph Weizenbaum, German-American computer scientist and author (d. 2008)
- 1924Ron Moody, English actor and singer (d. 2015)
- 1938Bob Eubanks, American game show host
- 1947Don Bendell, American rancher and author
- 1965Maria Pitillo, American actress
- 1966Andrew Wood, American singer-songwriter (Mother Love Bone and Malfunkshun) (d. 1990)
- 1970Rachel Friend, Australian actress and journalist
- 1977Lee Yoo-jin, South Korean actress
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
- 1806Cape Colony becomes a British colony.
- 1815War of 1812: Battle of New Orleans – Andrew Jackson leads American forces in victory over the British.
- 1889Herman Hollerith is issued US patent #395,791 for the ‘Art of Applying Statistics’— his punched card calculator.
- 1912The African National Congress is founded.
- 1920The steel strike of 1919 ends in a complete failure for the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers labor union.
- 1973Soviet space mission Luna 21 is launched.
- 1979The tanker Betelgeuse explodes in Bantry Bay, Ireland.
- 1982Breakup of the Bell System: AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions.
- 2009A 6.1-magnitude earthquake in northern Costa Rica kills 15 people and injures 32.
View the complete list of January 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 8, and 1979 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: Pantelis Voulgaris, Giovanna Antonelli, Alek Wek, Paul Newman, Ryuhei Matsuda, Danny Woodburn, Uschi Obermaier, Ian Holm, Vanessa Paradis, Rossano Brazzi.
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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 8, 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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 8th January 1979 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on November 12, 1966. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +136. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 22, 1974. Your incompatibility score is -131. 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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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 13, 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 Ontario approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, temple-dancer.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy.
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 8th 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 8, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 8th day of 1979
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 2nd Monday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 295 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,680 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,893 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.40 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 497
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 16, 2010
- Age in dog years: 200 dog years old using a Welsh Springer Spaniel 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: November 12, 1966 (+136)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 22, 1974 (-131)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees (January 13, 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 18, 1983 – Katie White, English singer-songwriter (The Ting Tings); January 27, 1987 – Lily Donaldson, English model; August 5, 1987 – Xenia Tchoumitcheva, Swiss model and actress.
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