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May 5, 1959 was a Tuesday and it was the 125th day of the year 1959. It was the 18th Tuesday 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 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 15 days left before your next birthday. You will be 60 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,900 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 7,300 days or 19.99 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 18 at 21:13:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 11, 1991.
If a dog named Morpheus - a Gordon Setter breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 285 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 Morpheus will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Morpheus 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.
- 1934Johnnie Taylor
- 1940Lasse Åberg
- 1944John Rhys-Davies
- 1955Lisa Jane Persky
- 1976Jeremy Michael Ward
- 1978Morgan Pehme
- 1979Vincent Kartheiser
- 1984Wade MacNeil
- 1989Raai Laxmi
- 1990Hannah Davis
View the complete list of May 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 5.
- 1764Robert Craufurd, Scottish general and politician (d. 1812)
- 1832Hubert Howe Bancroft, American ethnologist and historian (d. 1918)
- 1915Ben Wright, English-American actor (d. 1989)
- 1930Hans Abramson, Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
- 1931Greg, Belgian author and illustrator (d. 1999)
- 1957Aad van Mil, Dutch water polo player
- 1980Yossi Benayoun, Israeli footballer
- 1982Wouter D'Haene, Belgian sprinter
- 1989Chris Brown, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor
- 1991Raúl Jiménez, Mexican footballer
View the complete list of May 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1762Russia and Prussia sign the Treaty of St. Petersburg.
- 1864American Civil War: The Battle of the Wilderness begins in Spotsylvania County.
- 1865In North Bend, Ohio (a suburb of Cincinnati), the first train robbery in the United States takes place.
- 1866Memorial Day first celebrated in United States at Waterloo, New York.
- 1950Bhumibol Adulyadej is crowned King Rama IX of Thailand.
- 1955West Germany gains full sovereignty.
- 1961The Mercury program: Mercury-Redstone 3: Alan Shepard becomes the first American to travel into outer space, on a sub-orbital flight.
- 1985Bitburg and Bergen-Belsen: Ronald Reagan visits the military cemetery at Bitburg, Germany, and the site of the Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen, where he makes a speech.
- 1987Iran–Contra affair: Start of Congressional televised hearings in the United States of America
- 1994American teenager Michael P. Fay is caned in Singapore for theft and vandalism.
View the complete list of May 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 5, and 1959 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: Olga Zubarry, Billy Corgan, Huang Shengyi, Ken Baumann, Shaun Micallef, Lea Michele, Olga Engl, Katie Boyle, İlhan İrem, Falco.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 5 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 5, 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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th 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 September 1, 1934. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +147. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 4, 1931. Your incompatibility score is -163. 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 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Happy Organ by Dave “Baby” Cortez as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 11, 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 Southern 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 solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.
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 5th 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)
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Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 5, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 125th day of 1959
- Day of week: Tuesday
- Day of week birthstone: Ruby
- Week index: 18th Tuesday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2021: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 15 days
- Age on next birthday: 60 years old
- Days since birth: 21,900 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,300 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.99 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 742
- Next full moon: May 18 at 21:13:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 11, 1991
- Age in dog years: 285 dog years old using a Gordon Setter 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: 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: September 1, 1934 (+147)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 4, 1931 (-163)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: The Happy Organ by Dave “Baby” Cortez (May 11, 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: February 15, 1918 – Allan Arbus, American actor and photographer (d. 2013); September 10, 1969 – Johnathon Schaech, American actor, producer, and screenwriter; July 22, 1931 – Perry Lopez, American actor (d. 2008).
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