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July 20, 1961 was a Thursday and it was the 201st day of the year 1961. It was the 29th Thursday 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 is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 37 days left before your next birthday. You will be 60 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,878 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 7,293 days or 19.97 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 741 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 March 28, 1993.
If a dog named Misiek - a Curly-Coated Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 285 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 Misiek will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Misiek 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.
- 1926Patricia Cutts
- 1953Lee Garlington
- 1959Radney Foster
- 1966Agot Isidro
- 1978Charlie Korsmo
- 1978Chris Sligh
- 1979Claudine Barretto
- 1980Gisele Bündchen
- 1985Anastasia Perraki
- 1989Brooke Candy
View the complete list of July 20 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jul 20.
- 1757Garsevan Chavchavadze, Georgian politician and diplomat (d. 1811)
- 1864Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Swedish poet and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1931)
- 1889John Reith, 1st Baron Reith, Scottish broadcaster, co-founded BBC (d. 1971)
- 1890Julie Vinter Hansen, Danish-Swiss astronomer and academic (d. 1960)
- 1934Uwe Johnson, German author and scholar (d. 1984)
- 1936Alistair MacLeod, Canadian author and academic (d. 2014)
- 1956Jim Prentice, Canadian lawyer and politician, 16th Premier of Alberta
- 1966Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexican lawyer and politician, 57th President of Mexico
- 1966Stone Gossard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Pearl Jam, Mother Love Bone, Brad, Temple of the Dog, and Green River)
- 1987Nicola Benedetti, Scottish violinist
View the complete list of July 20 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1738Canadian explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de La Vérendrye reaches the western shore of Lake Michigan.
- 1866Austro-Prussian War: Battle of Lissa: The Austrian Navy, led by Admiral Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, defeats the Italian Navy near the island of Vis in the Adriatic Sea.
- 1938The United States Department of Justice files suit in New York City against the motion picture industry charging violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act in regards to the studio system. The case would eventually result in a break-up of the industry in 1948.
- 1950Cold War: In Philadelphia, Harry Gold pleads guilty to spying for the Soviet Union by passing secrets from atomic scientist Klaus Fuchs.
- 1969Apollo program: Apollo 11's crew successfully makes the first landing on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon later that day (Eastern Time Zone).
- 1982Hyde Park and Regent’s Park bombings: The Provisional IRA detonates two bombs in Hyde Park and Regent’s Park in central London, killing eight soldiers, wounding forty-seven people, and leading to the deaths of seven horses.
- 1989Burma’s ruling junta puts opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest.
- 1992Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.
- 1999The Chinese Communist Party begins a persecution campaign against Falun Gong, arresting thousands nationwide.
- 2015The United States and Cuba resume full diplomatic relations after five decades.
View the complete list of July 20 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 7, 20, 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: Marc Broussard, David Nelson, Helen, Charles Starrett, Jean Simmons, Lucia Mannucci, Merritt Wever, Rex Ingram, Lauren Aquilina, Peter Bellamy.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on July 20 is Cancer ♋ (The Crab) – a cardinal sign with Water as Western element. The ruling planet is Moon – the celestial body of moods and emotions. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on July 20, 1961.
Ruby is the modern birthstone for the month of July while Ruby is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Cancer is emerald. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 20th July 1961 is Larkspur for haughtiness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 28, 1988. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +167. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 12, 1990. Your score is -168. 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 3,083,966,929. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (July 24, 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 Philippines approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, herbalist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
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 20th July 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)
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 July 20” 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 July 20, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 201st day of 1961
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 29th Thursday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2023: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 37 days
- Age on next birthday: 60 years old
- Days since birth: 21,878 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,293 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.97 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 741
- Next full moon: June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on March 28, 1993
- Age in dog years: 285 dog years old using a Curly-Coated Retriever 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: Cancer ♋ (The Crab)
- Western zodiac element: Water
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Moon – the celestial body of moods and emotions
- Western zodiac gemstone: Emerald
- Eastern zodiac animal: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Ruby
- Mystical birthstone: Ruby (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Larkspur for haughtiness
- Best compatible birthday: October 28, 1988 (+167)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 12, 1990 (-168)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis (July 24, 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: XX.VII.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 8, 1985 – Renz Fernandez, Filipino actor; October 31, 1950 – John Candy, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1994); July 27, 1990 – Nick Hogan, American race car driver and actor.
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