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July 8, 1961 was a Saturday and it was the 189th day of the year 1961. It was the 27th Saturday 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 Monday. 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 214 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,336 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 7,112 days or 19.47 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 722 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 December 12 at 05:14:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on March 16, 1993.
If a dog named Gifford - a Saint Bernard breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 315 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 Gifford will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Gifford 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.
- 1917Faye Emerson
- 1933Peter Orlovsky
- 1947Kim Darby
- 1951Anjelica Huston
- 1959Billy Kimball
- 1965Lee Tergesen
- 1972Shōsuke Tanihara
- 1974Tami Erin
- 1977Milo Ventimiglia
View the complete list of July 8 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jul 8.
- 1851Arthur Evans, English archaeologist and academic (d. 1941)
- 1942Janice Pennington, American model and actress, co-founded the Hollywood Film Festival
- 1949Wolfgang Puck, Austrian chef and actor
- 1952Mary Ellen Trainor, American actress (d. 2015)
- 1957Carlos Cavazo, Mexican-American guitarist and songwriter (Quiet Riot and Ratt)
- 1967Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
- 1970Sylvain Gaudreault, Canadian educator and politician
- 1977Wang Zhizhi, Chinese basketball player
- 1983Rich Peverley, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1986Jake McDorman, American actor
View the complete list of July 8 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1283War of the Sicilian Vespers: Roger of Lauria, commanding the Aragonese fleet defeats an Angevin fleet sent to put down a rebellion on Malta in the Battle of Malta.
- 1497Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.
- 1579Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, is discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
- 1663Charles II of England grants John Clarke a Royal charter to Rhode Island.
- 1709Great Northern War: Battle of Poltava: Peter I of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at Poltava thus effectively ending Sweden’s role as a major power in Europe.
- 1808Joseph Bonaparte approves the Bayonne Statute, a royal charter intended as the basis for his rule as king of Spain.
- 1864Ikedaya Incident: The Choshu Han shishi’s planned Shinsengumi sabotage on Kyoto, Japan at Ikedaya.
- 1874The Mounties begin their March West.
- 1879Sailing ship USS Jeannette departs San Francisco carrying an ill-fated expedition to the North Pole.
- 1960Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.
View the complete list of July 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 7, 8, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Lino Ventura, David Hasselhoff, Anastasia Perraki, Taiyo Sugiura, Henry Polic II, Big Mama Thornton, Clay Cole, Steven Strait, May Irwin, Stephen Bruton.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on July 8 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 8, 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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 8th July 1961 is Larkspur for haughtiness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 17, 1987. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +110. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 12, 1956. Your score is -119. 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 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 10, 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 Northern India approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, herbalist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny 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 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)
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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 July 8, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 189th day of 1961
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 27th Saturday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 214 days
- Age on next birthday: 59 years old
- Days since birth: 21,336 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,112 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.47 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 722
- Next full moon: December 12 at 05:14:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on March 16, 1993
- Age in dog years: 315 dog years old using a Saint Bernard breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- 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 17, 1987 (+110)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 12, 1956 (-119)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis (July 10, 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.VII.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 26, 1986 – Rebecca Lim, Singaporean actress; February 1, 1988 – Masahiro Higashide, Japanese actor and model; June 26, 1959 – Mark McKinney, Canadian actor and screenwriter.
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