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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 was 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 203 days left before your next birthday. You will be 61 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,078 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 7,359 days or 20.15 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 748 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 November 12 at 13:36:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 11, 1991.
If a dog named Watney - a Pembroke Welsh Corgi breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 260 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 Watney will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Watney 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.
- 1925Eddi Arent
- 1942István Bujtor
- 1943Dilys Watling
- 1943Michael Palin
- 1950Maggie MacNeal
- 1956Robert Marien
- 1958Aurélien Recoing
- 1977Choi Kang-hee
- 1988Skye Sweetnam
- 1990Song Jieun
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.
- 1883Agustín Barrios, Paraguayan guitarist and composer (d. 1944)
- 1935Robert Rehme, American film producer
- 1959Bobby Ellsworth, American singer and bass player (Overkill)
- 1962Sot Chitalada, Thai boxer
- 1977Jessica Schwarz, German actress
- 1981Farid Kamil, Malaysian actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1983Annie Villeneuve, Canadian singer-songwriter
- 1984Wade MacNeil, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Alexisonfire, Gallows, and Black Lungs)
- 1990Hannah Davis, American model
- 1991Xenofon Fetsis, Greek 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.
- 1809The Swiss canton of Aargau allowed citizenship to Jews.
- 1891The Music Hall in New York City (later known as Carnegie Hall) has its grand opening and first public performance, with Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor.
- 1904Pitching against the Philadelphia Athletics at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, Cy Young of the Boston Americans throws the first perfect game in the modern era of baseball.
- 1925Scopes Trial: Serving of an arrest warrant on John T. Scopes for teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act.
- 1934The first Three Stooges short, Woman Haters, is released.
- 1941Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; the country commemorates the date as Liberation Day or Patriots’ Victory Day.
- 1955West Germany gains full sovereignty.
- 1987Iran–Contra affair: Start of Congressional televised hearings in the United States of America
- 1994The signing of the Bishkek Protocol between Armenia and Azerbaijan effectively freezes the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
- 201422 people die after two boats carrying illegal immigrants collide in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Greece.
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: Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Kelly, Christian Finnegan, Kurt Fuller, Robert Desiderio, Skandar Keynes, Ignacio Serricchio, Riria, Norman Lloyd, Kathleen Battle.
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 Birthday 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 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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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 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)
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 5” 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 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: 203 days
- Age on next birthday: 61 years old
- Days since birth: 22,078 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,359 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.15 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 748
- Next full moon: November 12 at 13:36:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 11, 1991
- Age in dog years: 260 dog years old using a Pembroke Welsh Corgi 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
- Roman numerals: V.V.MCMLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 21, 1959 – Dave Coulier, American actor, producer, and screenwriter; January 12, 1946 – Cynthia Robinson, American trumpet player and singer; October 6, 1984 – Pelin Karahan, Turkish actress.
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