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May 26, 1961 was a Friday and it was the 146th day of the year 1961. It was the 21st 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 is Sunday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 66 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,118 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 7,039 days or 19.27 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 715 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 February 1, 1993.
If a dog named Tghan - a Swedish Vallhund breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 276 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 Tghan will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Tghan 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.
- 1915Sam Edwards
- 1917Éva Szörényi
- 1932Grigor Vachkov
- 1935Sheila Steafel
- 1938Teresa Stratas
- 1957Diomedes Díaz
- 1968Fernando León de Aranoa
- 1971Matt Stone
- 1975Lauryn Hill
- 1981Jason Manford
View the complete list of May 26 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 26.
- 1895Dorothea Lange, American photographer and journalist (d. 1965)
- 1913Pierre Daninos, French author (d. 2005)
- 1915Vernon Alley, American bassist (d. 2004)
- 1944Sam Posey, American race car driver and journalist
- 1953Dan Roundfield, American basketball player (d. 2012)
- 1963Claude Legault, Canadian actor and screenwriter
- 1978Phil Elvrum, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Microphones, Mount Eerie, and Old Time Relijun)
- 1979Natalya Nazarova, Russian sprinter
- 1988Dani Samuels, Australian discus thrower
- 1988Will Chambers, Australian rugby player
View the complete list of May 26 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 451Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sasanian Empire takes place. The Empire defeats the Armenians militarily but guarantees them freedom to openly practice Christianity.
- 946King Edmund I of England is murdered by a thief whom he personally attacks while celebrating St Augustine’s Mass Day.
- 1328William of Ockham, the Franciscan Minister-General Michael of Cesena and two other Franciscan leaders secretly leave Avignon, fearing a death sentence from Pope John XXII.
- 1637Pequot War: A combined English and Mohegan force under John Mason attacks a village in Connecticut, massacring approximately 500 Pequots.
- 1647Alse Young, hanged in Hartford, Connecticut, becomes the first person executed as a witch in the British American colonies.
- 1865American Civil War: The Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of the Confederate Trans-Mississippi division, is the last full general of the Confederate Army to surrender, at Galveston, Texas.
- 1896Nicholas II becomes the last Tsar of Imperial Russia.
- 1908At Masjed Soleyman in southwest Persia, the first major commercial oil strike in the Middle East is made. The rights to the resource are quickly acquired by the Anglo-Persian Oil Company.
- 1981An EA-6B Prowler crashes on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, killing 14 crewmen and injuring 45 others.
- 2012A cannibal attack takes place on the MacArthur Causeway in Miami, Florida.
View the complete list of May 26 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 26, and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Annette Bening, Carrie Brownstein, Joe Budden, James Drury, Bonnie Wright, Thierry Amiel, Wouter Hamel, Randy Owen, Arthur Smith, Gary Mabbutt.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 26 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), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on May 26, 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 Gemini is agate. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 26th 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 August 14, 1948. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +143. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 20, 1940. Your incompatibility score is -150. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 Travelin’ Man by Ricky Nelson as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 29, 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 Wales 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: Your lesson – to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.
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 26th 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 26, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 146th day of 1961
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 21st Friday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2021: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 66 days
- Age on next birthday: 58 years old
- Days since birth: 21,118 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,039 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.27 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 715
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on February 1, 1993
- Age in dog years: 276 dog years old using a Swedish Vallhund breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- 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: 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: August 14, 1948 (+143)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 20, 1940 (-150)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Travelin’ Man by Ricky Nelson (May 29, 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 25, 1936 – Juliet Prowse, Indian-South African actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1996); September 4, 1937 – Nicholas Worth, American actor (d. 2007); May 17, 1941 – Grace Zabriskie, American actress.
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