Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of May 1979 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, 1979 was a Tuesday and it was the 121st day of the year 1979. It was the 18th Tuesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 350 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,356 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 5,119 days or 14.01 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 520 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 May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 7, 2011.
If a dog named Chompsky - a Australian Cattle Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 209 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 Chompsky will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Chompsky 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.
- 1917Danielle Darrieux
- 1954Ray Parker, Jr.
- 1967Scott Coffey
- 1967Tim McGraw
- 1968Sol Kyung-gu
- 1974Kellie Crawford
- 1980Jay Reatard
- 1984Keiichiro Koyama
- 1991Creagen Dow
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.
- 1881Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French-American priest, palaeontologist, and philosopher (d. 1955)
- 1907Oliver Hill, American lawyer (d. 2007)
- 1915Archie Williams, American runner and educator (d. 1993)
- 1952Richard Blundell, English economist and academic
- 1954Fred Chichin, French singer-songwriter and guitarist (Les Rita Mitsouko) (d. 2007)
- 1954Ray Parker, Jr., American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Raydio)
- 1978James Badge Dale, American actor
- 1978Nick Traina, American singer-songwriter (Link 80) (d. 1997)
- 1987Marcus Drum, Australian footballer
- 1989Tim Urban, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
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.
- 880The Nea Ekklesia is inaugurated in Constantinople, setting the model for all later cross-in-square Orthodox churches.
- 1840The Penny Black, the first official adhesive postage stamp, is issued in the United Kingdom.
- 1862American Civil War: The Union Army completes its capture of New Orleans.
- 1875Alexandra Palace reopens after being burned down in a fire in 1873.
- 1884Proclamation of the demand for eight-hour workday in the United States.
- 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.
- 1927The Union Labor Life Insurance Company is founded by the American Federation of Labor.
- 1933The Roca–Runciman Treaty between Argentina and Great Britain is signed by Julio Argentino Roca, Jr., and Sir Walter Runciman.
- 1941World War II: German forces launch a major attack on Tobruk.
- 1960Cold War: U-2 incident: Francis Gary Powers, in a Lockheed U-2 spyplane, is shot down over the Soviet Union, sparking a diplomatic crisis.
View the complete list of May 1 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 1, and 1979 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: Junaid Jamshed, Jacob Smith, Keith Urban, Olly Murs, Ed Townsend, David Lynch, Jami Gertz, Kendall Schmidt, Nancy Stephens, Tim Hardin.
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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 1, 1979.
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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 1st May 1979 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
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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 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Reunited by Peaches & Herb as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 5, 1979). 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 Greece approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 1st May 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 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 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. 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 May 1, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 121st day of 1979
- Day of week: Tuesday
- Day of week birthstone: Ruby
- Week index: 18th Tuesday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2023: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 350 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,356 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,119 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.01 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 520
- Next full moon: May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 7, 2011
- Age in dog years: 209 dog years old using a Australian Cattle Dog 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: 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: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Reunited by Peaches & Herb (May 5, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: I.V.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 1, 1987 – Sammie, American singer-songwriter; April 8, 1943 – Jack O'Halloran, American boxer and actor; January 7, 1911 – Butterfly McQueen, American actress and dancer (d. 1995).
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