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May 12, 1961 was a Friday and it was the 132nd day of the year 1961. It was the 19th Friday 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 327 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,953 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 7,318 days or 20.03 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 743 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 January 18, 1993.
If a dog named Nefeli - a Finnish Lapphund 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 Nefeli will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Nefeli 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.
- 1903Wilfrid Hyde-White
- 1937George Carlin
- 1942Ian Dury
- 1958Eric Singer
- 1960Paul Arcand
- 1962April Grace
- 1963Gavin Hood
- 1963Vanessa A. Williams
- 1978Aya Ishiguro
- 1986Emily VanCamp
View the complete list of May 12 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 12.
- 1828Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English poet and painter (d. 1882)
- 1842Jules Massenet, French composer (d. 1912)
- 1850Henry Cabot Lodge, American historian and politician (d. 1924)
- 1938Terry Farrell, English architect, designed the KK100 and the SIS Building
- 1947Micheline Lanctôt, Canadian actress, director, and screenwriter
- 1948Richard Riehle, American actor
- 1974Marc Capdevila, Spanish swimmer
- 1981Erica Campbell, American model and actress
- 1981Kentaro Sato, Japanese-American composer and conductor
- 1989Eleftheria Eleftheriou, Cypriot singer and actress
View the complete list of May 12 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 907Zhu Wen forces Emperor Ai into abdicating, ending the Tang dynasty after nearly three hundred years of rule.
- 1689King William’s War: William III of England joins the League of Augsburg starting a war with France.
- 1821The first major battle of the Greek War of Independence against the Turks is fought in Valtetsi.
- 1864American Civil War: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House: Thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers die in “the Bloody Angle”.
- 1865American Civil War: The Battle of Palmito Ranch: The first day of the last major land action to take place during the Civil War, resulting in a Confederate victory.
- 1885North-West Rebellion: The four-day Battle of Batoche, pitting rebel Métis against the Canadian government, comes to an end with a decisive rebel defeat.
- 1968Vietnam War: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces attack Australian troops defending Fire Support Base Coral, east of Lai Khe in South Vietnam on the night of 12/13 May, resulting in heavy casualties on both sides and beginning the Battle of Coral–Balmoral.
- 1986NBC debuts the current well-known peacock as seen in the NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration.
- 1989The San Bernardino train disaster kills four people. A week later an underground gasoline pipeline explodes killing two more people.
- 2006Mass unrest by the Primeiro Comando da Capital begins in São Paulo (Brazil), leaving at least 150 dead.
View the complete list of May 12 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 12, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Julieta Venegas, Christian Vasquez, Ashley Olsen, John Spencer, Inez Foxx, Stephen Greif, Caffarelli, Murat Yıldırım, Charlie Day, Michael Johnson.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 12 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), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on May 12, 1961.
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 12th May 1961 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 25, 1989. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +122. 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 -141. 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 Runaway by Del Shannon as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 15, 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 Ontario approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, bard.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition – is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.
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 12th May 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 May 12” 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 12, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 132nd day of 1961
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 19th Friday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2023: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 327 days
- Age on next birthday: 61 years old
- Days since birth: 21,953 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,318 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.03 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 743
- Next full moon: June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 18, 1993
- Age in dog years: 290 dog years old using a Finnish Lapphund breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- 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: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: September 25, 1989 (+122)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 12, 1956 (-141)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Runaway by Del Shannon (May 15, 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: XII.V.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 13, 1984 – Chiaki Kyan, Japanese model; June 2, 1987 – Sonakshi Sinha, Indian actress; August 7, 1974 – Chico Benymon, American actor.
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