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May 20, 1961 was a Saturday and it was the 140th day of the year 1961. It was the 20th Saturday 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 is Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 3 days left before your next birthday. You will be 60 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,912 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 7,304 days or 20.00 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 742 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 26, 1993.
If a dog named Hercules - a English Cocker Spaniel breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 256 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 Hercules will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Hercules will age 4 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.
- 1970Louis Theroux
- 1975Juan Minujín
- 1981Sean Conlon
- 1982Candace Bailey
- 1982Daniel Ribeiro
- 1986Anthony Neely
- 1987Kristopher Van Varenberg
- 1991Mara Lopez
- 1992Jack Gleeson
- 1994Frida Sandén
View the complete list of May 20 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 20.
- 1822Frédéric Passy, French economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1912)
- 1956Dean Butler, Canadian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter
- 1966Dan Abrams, American journalist and author
- 1975Andrew Sega, American keyboard player and composer (Iris, Stromkern, and Five Musicians)
- 1975Pascal Denis, Canadian figure skater
- 1977Angela Goethals, American actress
- 1977Chad Muska, American skateboarder and businessman
- 1979Andrew Scheer, Canadian politician, 35th Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons
- 1981Iker Casillas, Spanish footballer
- 1987Fra Fee, Irish actor and singer
View the complete list of May 20 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 491Empress Ariadne marries Anastasius I. The widowed Augusta is able to choose her successor for the Byzantine throne, after Zeno (late emperor) dies of dysentery.
- 1498Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route to India when he arrives at Kozhikode (previously known as Calicut), India.
- 1521Ignatius Loyola is seriously wounded in the Battle of Pampeluna.
- 1631The city of Magdeburg in Germany is seized by forces of the Holy Roman Empire and most of its inhabitants massacred, in one of the bloodiest incidents of the Thirty Years’ War.
- 1645Yangzhou massacre: the 10-day massacre of 800,000 residents of the city of Yangzhou, part of the Transition from Ming to Qing.
- 1840York Minster is badly damaged by fire.
- 1920Montreal radio station XWA broadcasts the first regularly scheduled radio programming in North America.
- 1949In the United States, the Armed Forces Security Agency, the predecessor to the National Security Agency, is established.
- 2013An EF5 tornado strikes the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, killing 24 people and injuring 377 others.
- 2014More than 118 people are killed in two bombings in Jos, Nigeria.
View the complete list of May 20 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 20, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Steve Archer, Kitarō, Paul Schrier, Robert Clark, Brett Walker, Kelly Carlson, Miki Manojlović, Hayato Ichihara, Lady Miss Kier, Alan Osmond.
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), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on May 20, 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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 20th 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 June 26, 1951. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +134. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 14, 1940. Your score is -145. 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 Mother-in-Law by Ernie K-Doe as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 22, 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 Mongolia approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, bard.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
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 20th 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 20” 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 20, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 140th day of 1961
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 20th Saturday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2023: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 3 days
- Age on next birthday: 60 years old
- Days since birth: 21,912 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,304 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.00 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 742
- Next full moon: May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 26, 1993
- Age in dog years: 256 dog years old using a English Cocker Spaniel breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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: June 26, 1951 (+134)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 14, 1940 (-145)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Mother-in-Law by Ernie K-Doe (May 22, 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: XX.V.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 23, 1945 – Keith Hampshire, English-Canadian singer-songwriter and radio host; September 16, 1925 – B.B. King, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2015); November 15, 1989 – Jonalyn Viray, Filipino singer and actress.
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