Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of May 1959 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!
May 1, 1959 was a Friday and it was the 121st day of the year 1959. It was the 18th Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1959 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 255 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,026 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 7,342 days or 20.10 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 746 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 September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 7, 1991.
If a dog named Otish - a Harrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 290 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 Otish will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Otish 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.
- 1853Jacob Mikhailovich Gordin
- 1916Glenn Ford
- 1929Sonny James
- 1937Una Stubbs
- 1945Carson Whitsett
- 1957Uberto Pasolini
- 1959Yasmina Reza
- 1967Tim McGraw
- 1978James Badge Dale
- 1980Ana Claudia Talancón
View the complete list of May 1 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 1.
- 1872Sidónio Pais, Portuguese soldier and politician, 4th President of Portugal (d. 1918)
- 1912Otto Kretschmer, Polish-German admiral (d. 1998)
- 1914Jaap van der Poll, Dutch javelin thrower (d. 2010)
- 1916Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor and producer (d. 2006)
- 1928Desmond Titterington, Irish-Scottish race car driver (d. 2002)
- 1953Glen Ballard, American songwriter and producer
- 1955Donna Hartley, English runner and bodybuilder (d. 2013)
- 1959Yasmina Reza, French actress and playwright
- 1971Kim Grant, South African tennis player
- 1982Tommy Robredo, Spanish tennis player
View the complete list of May 1 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1328Wars of Scottish Independence end: By the Treaty of Edinburgh–Northampton the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.
- 1576Stephen Báthory, the reigning Prince of Transylvania, marries Anna Jagiellon and they become co-rulers of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
- 1840The Penny Black, the first official adhesive postage stamp, is issued in the United Kingdom.
- 1927The first cooked meals on a scheduled flight are introduced on an Imperial Airways flight from London to Paris.
- 1945World War II: A German newsreader officially announces that Adolf Hitler has “fallen at his command post in the Reich Chancellery fighting to the last breath against Bolshevism and for Germany”. The Soviet flag is raised over the Reich Chancellery, by order of Stalin.
- 1950Guam is organized as a United States commonwealth.
- 1956The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
- 1977Thirty-six people are killed in Taksim Square, Istanbul, during the Labour Day celebrations.
- 1993Dingiri Banda Wijetunga became president of Sri Lanka automatically after killing of R Premadasa in LTTE bomb explosion
- 2001Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares the existence of “a state of rebellion”, hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at the height of the EDSA III rebellion.
View the complete list of May 1 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 1, and 1959 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Souleymane Cissé, Jacqui Maxwell, Stéphane Rousseau, Louise Dresser, Mel Winkler, Chinami Tokunaga, Joey Marquez, Takeshi Ueda, Makoto Takeda, Rhys Wakefield.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 1 is Taurus ♉ (The Bull) – a fixed sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Venus – the planet of love and beauty. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 1, 1959.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 1st May 1959 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 29, 1934. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +139. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 4, 1931. Your incompatibility score is -128. 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 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Come Softly to Me by The Fleetwoods as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 4, 1959). 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 Quebeck approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 105,573,458 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1959. The estimated number of babies born on 1st May 1959 is 289,242. That’s equivalent to 201 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 54,477 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,255 times in the year 1959. 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 May 1” 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 May 1, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 121st day of 1959
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 18th Friday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 255 days
- Age on next birthday: 61 years old
- Days since birth: 22,026 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,342 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.10 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 746
- Next full moon: September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 7, 1991
- Age in dog years: 290 dog years old using a Harrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- Western zodiac sign: Taurus ♉ (The Bull)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Sapphire
- Eastern zodiac animal: Pig
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: August 29, 1934 (+139)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 4, 1931 (-128)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: Come Softly to Me by The Fleetwoods (May 4, 1959)
- Babies born in 1959: 105,573,458
- Babies born in 1959 every day: 289,242
- Babies born in 1959 every minute: 201
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 54,477 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,255 babies
- Roman numerals: I.V.MCMLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 7, 1969 – Benny Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer; December 16, 1915 – Turk Murphy, American trombonist and singer (d. 1987); December 17, 1975 – Milla Jovovich, Ukrainian-American actress and singer.
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