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May 12, 1979 was a Saturday and it was the 132nd day of the year 1979. It was the 19th Saturday 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 Friday. 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 163 days left before your next birthday. You will be 45 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,274 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 5,425 days or 14.85 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 552 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 27 at 00:35:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 18, 2011.
If a dog named Jeremy - a Welsh Springer Spaniel breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 218 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 Jeremy will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Jeremy 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.
- 1914Howard K. Smith
- 1940Norman Whitfield
- 1942Ian Dury
- 1942Michel Fugain
- 1950Bruce Boxleitner
- 1960Paul Arcand
- 1967Joe McKinney
- 1971Kristin Asbjørnsen
- 1978Jason Biggs
- 1992Malcolm David Kelley
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.
- 1774Ellis Cunliffe Lister, English politician (d. 1853)
- 1825Orélie-Antoine de Tounens, French lawyer and explorer (d. 1878)
- 1828Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English poet and painter (d. 1882)
- 1935Felipe Alou, Dominican-American baseball player, coach, and manager
- 1939Reg Gasnier, Australian rugby player and coach (d. 2014)
- 1943Linda Dano, American actress and author
- 1951George Karl, American basketball player and coach
- 1956Kimiko Yo, Japanese actress
- 1958Dries van Noten, Belgian fashion designer
- 1992Malcolm David Kelley, American actor and singer (MKTO)
View the complete list of May 12 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 254Pope Stephen I succeeds Pope Lucius I as the 23rd pope.
- 1191Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre who is crowned Queen consort of England the same day.
- 1551National University of San Marcos, the oldest university in the Americas, is founded in Lima, Peru.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: In the largest defeat of the Continental Army, Charleston, South Carolina is taken by British forces.
- 1821The first major battle of the Greek War of Independence against the Turks is fought in Valtetsi.
- 1941Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world’s first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.
- 1949The western occupying powers approve the Basic Law for the new German state: The Federal Republic of Germany.
- 1952Gaj Singh is crowned Maharaja of Jodhpur.
- 1982During a procession outside the shrine of the Virgin Mary in Fátima, Portugal, security guards overpower Juan María Fernández y Krohn before he can attack Pope John Paul II with a bayonet. Krohn, an ultraconservative Spanish priest opposed to the Vatican II reforms, believed that the Pope had to be killed for being an “agent of Moscow”.
- 1998Four students are shot at Trisakti University, leading to widespread riots and the fall of Suharto
View the complete list of May 12 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 12, and 1979 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: Andrew Denton, Christine McGlade, Lauren Goodger, Rachel Ward, Peter Sallis, Allison Holker, Jimmy Young, Paulene Myers, Sidney Blackmer, Daniel Chan.
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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 12, 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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 12th 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 12, 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 Germany approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Inquisitive, inventive, liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson – to search, to find and to use this bridge.
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 12th 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)
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, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 132nd day of 1979
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 19th Saturday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2025: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 163 days
- Age on next birthday: 45 years old
- Days since birth: 16,274 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,425 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.85 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 552
- Next full moon: December 27 at 00:35:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 18, 2011
- Age in dog years: 218 dog years old using a Welsh Springer Spaniel 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: 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 12, 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: XII.V.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 13, 1951 – Peter Davison, English actor and singer; March 25, 1908 – Helmut Käutner, German actor and director (d. 1980); June 17, 1916 – Terry Gilkyson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Easy Riders) (d. 1999).
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