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May 20, 1959 was a Wednesday and it was the 140th day of the year 1959. It was the 20th Wednesday 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 is Monday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 86 days left before your next birthday. You will be 60 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,829 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 7,276 days or 19.92 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 740 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 March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 26, 1991.
If a dog named Ellie - a Chow Chow breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 320 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 Ellie will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Ellie will age 5-6 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.
- 1848Howard Vernon
- 1967Gabriele Muccino
- 1972Busta Rhymes
- 1973Elsa Lunghini
- 1975Mark Zupan
- 1977Angela Goethals
- 1981Rachel Platten
- 1986Yon González
- 1987Kristopher Van Varenberg
- 1988Miyu Nagase
View the complete list of May 20 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 20.
- 1897Malcolm Nokes, English hammer and discus thrower (d. 1986)
- 1933Constance Towers, American actress and singer
- 1943Albano Carrisi, Italian singer, actor, and winemaker (Al Bano and Romina Power)
- 1954David Paterson, American lawyer and politician, 55th Governor of New York
- 1955Anton Corbijn, Dutch photographer and director
- 1957Yoshihiko Noda, Japanese lawyer and politician, 62nd Prime Minister of Japan
- 1965Ted Allen, American television host and author
- 1977Chad Muska, American skateboarder and businessman
- 1984Naturi Naughton, American singer-songwriter and actress (3LW)
- 1992Jack Gleeson, Irish actor
View the complete list of May 20 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1570Cartographer Abraham Ortelius issues Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas.
- 1609Shakespeare’s sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
- 1813Napoleon Bonaparte leads his French troops into the Battle of Bautzen in Saxony, Germany, against the combined armies of Russia and Prussia. The battle ends the next day with a French victory.
- 1861American Civil War: The state of Kentucky proclaims its neutrality, which will last until September 3 when Confederate forces enter the state. Meanwhile, the State of North Carolina secedes from the Union.
- 1927At 07:52 Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, on the world’s first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He touched down at Le Bourget Field in Paris at 22:22 the next day.
- 1948Chiang Kai-shek is elected as the first President of the Republic of China.
- 1965PIA Flight 705, a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 720-040B, crashes while descending to land at Cairo International Airport, killing 121 of the 127 passengers and crew.
- 1969The Battle of Hamburger Hill in Vietnam ends.
- 1980In a referendum in Quebec, the population rejects by a 60% vote the proposal from its government to move towards independence from Canada.
- 1985Radio Martí, part of the Voice of America service, begins broadcasting to Cuba.
View the complete list of May 20 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 20, and 1959 reveal that your Life Path number is 4. It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Carole Cook, Mayumi Kojima, Miles Tredinnick, Bel Powley, Kieran Kane, Junior Braithwaite, Beth Ditto, DJ Tukutz, Nikolai Valuev, Chad Lowe.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 20 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 20, 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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 20th 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 March 5, 1939. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +131. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 8, 1974. Your incompatibility score is -112. 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 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 25, 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 Northern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
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 20th 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 20, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 140th day of 1959
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 20th Wednesday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2021: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 86 days
- Age on next birthday: 60 years old
- Days since birth: 21,829 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,276 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.92 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 740
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 26, 1991
- Age in dog years: 320 dog years old using a Chow Chow breed
- Life path number and meaning: 4 – It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
- 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: March 5, 1939 (+131)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 8, 1974 (-112)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison (May 25, 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 2, 1954 – Glenn Goins, American singer and guitarist (Parliament-Funkadelic) (d. 1978); June 2, 1934 – Johnny Carter, American singer (The Flamingos and The Dells) (d. 2009); October 10, 1975 – Ihsahn, Norwegian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Emperor band, Thou Shalt Suffer, and Peccatum).
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