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May 23, 1981 was a Saturday and it was the 143rd day of the year 1981. It was the 21st Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1981 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 89 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,790 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 4,597 days or 12.58 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 467 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 29, 2013.
If a dog named Boze - a Lowchen breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 168 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 Boze will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Boze 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.
- 1890Herbert Marshall
- 1912John Payne
- 1919Betty Garrett
- 1919Ruth Fernández
- 1928Jeannie Carson
- 1942Zalman King
- 1945Lauren Chapin
- 1974Charlie Young
- 1982Malene Mortensen
View the complete list of May 23 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 23.
- 1795Charles Barry, English architect, designed the Upper Brook Street Chapel and Halifax Town Hall (d. 1860)
- 1889Ernst Niekisch, German educator and politician (d. 1967)
- 1910Franz Kline, American painter and academic (d. 1962)
- 1919Robert Bernstein, American author and playwright (d. 1988)
- 1949Daniel DiNardo, American cardinal
- 1950Martin McGuinness, Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
- 1966Ernst-Paul Hasselbach, Dutch television host and producer (d. 2008)
- 1973Mirjam Sterk, Dutch minister and politician
- 1976Ricardinho, Brazilian footballer and manager
- 1981Pierre Lapointe, Canadian singer-songwriter and keyboard player
View the complete list of May 23 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1430Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne.
- 1846Mexican–American War: President Mariano Paredes of Mexico unofficially declares war on the United States.
- 1934The American bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde are ambushed by police and killed in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
- 1939The U.S. Navy submarine USS Squalus sinks off the coast of New Hampshire during a test dive, causing the death of 24 sailors and two civilian technicians. The remaining 32 sailors and one civilian naval architect are rescued the following day.
- 1945World War II: The Flensburg Government under Reichspräsident Karl Dönitz is dissolved when its members are captured and arrested by British forces at Flensburg in Northern Germany.
- 1958The satellite Explorer 1 ceases transmission.
- 1995The first version of the Java programming language is released.
- 2009Former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun commits suicide, jumping from a 45-meter cliff in Bongha, Gimhae, South Korea.
- 2010Jamaican police begin a manhunt for drug lord Christopher Coke, after the United States requested his extradition, leading to three days of violence during which at least 73 bystanders are killed.
- 2014Seven people, including the perpetrator, are killed and another 14 injured in a killing spree near the campus of University of California, Santa Barbara.
View the complete list of May 23 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 23, and 1981 reveal that your Life Path number is 11. It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Julie Andrews, Te Ata Fisher, Patricia O'Callaghan, Ellen Nikolaysen, Roger Bart, Andrew Divoff, Brian G. Hutton, Sharon Cuneta, Rina Kawaei, Jennifer Dale.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 23 is Gemini ♊ (The Twins) – a mutable sign with Air as Western element. The ruling planet is Mercury – the planet of communication. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Rooster is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on May 23, 1981.
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 Gemini is agate. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 23rd May 1981 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 21, 1954. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +128. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 31, 1988. Your incompatibility score is -122. 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 4,534,410,125. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 23, 1981). 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: You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 127,030,934 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1981. The estimated number of babies born on 23rd May 1981 is 348,030. That’s equivalent to 242 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 57,049 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,765 times in the year 1981. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 23, 1981. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 143rd day of 1981
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 21st Saturday of 1981
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2021: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 89 days
- Age on next birthday: 38 years old
- Days since birth: 13,790 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,597 days
- Years spent sleeping: 12.58 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 467
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 29, 2013
- Age in dog years: 168 dog years old using a Lowchen breed
- Life path number and meaning: 11 – It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
- Western zodiac sign: Gemini ♊ (The Twins)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mercury – the planet of communication
- Western zodiac gemstone: Agate
- Eastern zodiac animal: Rooster
- 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: January 21, 1954 (+128)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 31, 1988 (-122)
- 1981 world population: 4,534,410,125
- Number one song: Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes (May 23, 1981)
- Babies born in 1981: 127,030,934
- Babies born in 1981 every day: 348,030
- Babies born in 1981 every minute: 242
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 57,049 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,765 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 17, 1936 – Ken Loach, English director, producer, and screenwriter; January 28, 1959 – Frank Darabont, American director and producer; April 18, 1925 – Bob Hastings, American actor (d. 2014).
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