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May 1, 1961 was a Monday and it was the 121st day of the year 1961. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2017. 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 Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 220 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,599 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 697 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
- 1919Manna Dey
- 1931Jacques Languirand
- 1937Una Stubbs
- 1950Dann Florek
- 1956Catherine Frot
- 1969Wes Anderson
- 1976Darius McCrary
- 1978Orhan Ölmez
- 1980Yousuke Ichikawa
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 1.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 1.
- 1825George Inness, American painter and educator (d. 1894)
- 1851Laza Lazarević, Serbian psychiatrist and neurologist (d. 1891)
- 1864Anna Jarvis, American founder of Mother’s Day (d. 1948)
- 1885Ralph Stackpole, American sculptor and painter (d. 1973)
- 1887Alan Cunningham, Irish-English general and diplomat, High Commissioners for Palestine and Transjordan (d. 1983)
- 1910J. Allen Hynek, American astronomer and ufologist (d. 1986)
- 1913Louis Nye, American actor and singer (d. 2005)
- 1952Richard Blundell, English economist and academic
- 1959Lawrence Seeff, South African cricketer and basket weaver
- 1990Diego Contento, German footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 1.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1455Battle of Arkinholm, Royal forces end the Black Douglas hegemony in Scotland.
- 1844Hong Kong Police Force, the world’s second modern police force and Asia’s first, is established.
- 1852The Philippine peso is introduced into circulation.
- 1866The Memphis Race Riots begin. In three days time, 46 blacks and two whites were killed. Reports of the atrocities influenced passage of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
- 1900The Scofield Mine disaster kills over 200 men in Scofield, Utah in what is to date the fifth-worst mining accident in United States history.
- 1925The first Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer is held at the University of Toronto, Canada.
- 1941World War II: German forces launch a major attack on Tobruk.
- 1950Guam is organized as a United States commonwealth.
- 2004Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join the European Union, celebrated at the residence of the Irish President in Dublin.
- 2011Barack Obama announces that Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks has been killed by United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Due to the time difference between the United States and Pakistan, bin Laden was actually killed on May 2.
View the complete list of historical events for May 1.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 1 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: Mädchen Amick, Puri Jagannadh, Leslie Hope, Akiko Kobayashi, Alamgir Kabir, Lauren Hays, John Scott Martin, Maja Salvador, Randall Batinkoff, Brigitte Fossey.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 1 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on May 1, 1961.
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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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Runaway by Del Shannon as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 1, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 12, 1989 – Xian Lim, American-Filipino actor and singer; January 20, 1923 – Slim Whitman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013); April 2, 1949 – Pamela Reed, American actress.
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