Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 8th of January 1981 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, 1981 was a Thursday and it was the 8th day of the year 1981. It was the 2nd Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1981 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 265 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,710 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 4,903 days or 13.42 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 498 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 April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 16, 2012.
If a dog named Shrimpy - a Chinese Shar-Pei 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 Shrimpy will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Shrimpy 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.
- 1908Fearless Nadia
- 1909Willy Millowitsch
- 1911Gypsy Rose Lee
- 1920Douglas Wilmer
- 1935Elvis Presley
- 1938Camille Yarbrough
- 1942Valya Balkanska
- 1965Maria Pitillo
- 1977Lee Yoo-jin
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.
- 1589Ivan Gundulić, Croatian poet and playwright (d. 1638)
- 1836Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch painter (d. 1912)
- 1873Iuliu Maniu, Romanian lawyer and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1953)
- 1879Charles Bryant, English-American actor and director (d. 1948)
- 1886Thomas January, American soccer player (d. 1957)
- 1899S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, Sri Lankan politician, 4th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (d. 1959)
- 1926Hanae Mori, Japanese fashion designer
- 1928Gaston Miron, Canadian poet and author (d. 1996)
- 1936Zdeněk Mácal, Czech-American conductor
- 1978Marco Fu, Hong Kong-Canadian snooker player
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.
- 1811An unsuccessful slave revolt is led by Charles Deslondes in St. Charles and St. James, Louisiana.
- 1863American Civil War: Second Battle of Springfield
- 1904The Blackstone Library is dedicated, marking the beginning of the Chicago Public Library system.
- 1918President Woodrow Wilson announces his “Fourteen Points” for the aftermath of World War I.
- 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.
- 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”.
- 1982Breakup of the Bell System: AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions.
- 1989Beginning of Japanese Heisei period.
- 1994Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov on Soyuz TM-18 leaves for Mir. He would stay on the space station until March 22, 1995, for a record 437 days in space.
View the complete list of January 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 8, and 1981 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Monique Miller, Juno Temple, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Geoff Stephens, Victor Jory, Howard Vernon, Maho Nonami, Laura Prepon, Mark Smith, Sally Kellerman.
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), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on January 8, 1981.
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 1981 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on May 19, 2000. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +152. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 10, 1953. Your score is -134. 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 4,534,410,125. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 10, 1981). 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 127,030,934 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1981. The estimated number of babies born on 8th January 1981 is 348,030. That’s equivalent to 242 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 57,049 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,765 times in the year 1981. Any chance you are Jennifer 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, 1981. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 8th day of 1981
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 2nd Thursday of 1981
- 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: 265 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,710 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,903 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.42 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 498
- Next full moon: April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 16, 2012
- Age in dog years: 200 dog years old using a Chinese Shar-Pei breed
- Life path number and meaning: 1 – It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
- 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: Monkey
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: May 19, 2000 (+152)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 10, 1953 (-134)
- 1981 world population: 4,534,410,125
- Number one song: (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon (January 10, 1981)
- Babies born in 1981: 127,030,934
- Babies born in 1981 every day: 348,030
- Babies born in 1981 every minute: 242
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 57,049 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,765 babies
- Roman numerals: VIII.I.MCMLXXXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 20, 1963 – Robert LaSardo, American actor and producer; July 22, 1953 – Sylvia Chang, Taiwanese actress, singer, director, and screenwriter; December 4, 1951 – Patricia Wettig, American actress and playwright.
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