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October 16, 1961 was a Monday and it was the 289th day of the year 1961. It was the 42nd Monday 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 Friday. 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 103 days left before your next birthday. You will be 59 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,447 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 7,149 days or 19.57 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 726 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 July 5 at 04:46:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on June 24, 1993.
If a dog named Pugsley - a Norwegian Lundehund breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 281 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 Pugsley will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Pugsley 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.
- 1883Vasiliki Maliaros
- 1925Angela Lansbury
- 1931Rosa Rosal
- 1936Peter Bowles
- 1940Ivan Della Mea
- 1943Fred Turner
- 1947Bob Weir
- 1982Gareth McGrillen
- 1982Vincy Chan
- 1984Rachel Reilly
View the complete list of October 16 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 16.
- 1840Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese general and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)
- 1918Abraham Nemeth, American mathematician and academic (d. 2013)
- 1918Louis Althusser, Algerian-French philosopher and academic (d. 1990)
- 1948Leo Mazzone, American baseball player and coach
- 1972Adrianne Frost, American comedian, actress, and author
- 1973Justin Credible, American wrestler
- 1973María Eugenia Larraín, Chilean model and actress
- 1981Anthony Reyes, American baseball player
- 1983Philipp Kohlschreiber, German tennis player
- 1993Jovit Baldivino, Filipino singer and actor
View the complete list of October 16 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 456Magister militum Ricimer defeats Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the Western Roman Empire.
- 1834Much of the ancient structure of the Palace of Westminster in London burns to the ground.
- 1843Sir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.
- 1934Chinese Communists begin the Long March; it ended a year and four days later, by which time Mao Zedong had regained his title as party chairman.
- 1939World War II: First attack on British territory by the German Luftwaffe.
- 1944Wally Walrus, Woody Woodpecker’s first steady foil, debuts in the The Beach Nut, a Walter Lantz’s cartoon.
- 1945The Food and Agriculture Organization is founded in Quebec City, Canada.
- 1973Henry Kissinger and Lê Đức Thọ are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 1991Luby’s shooting: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby’s Cafeteria.
- 1993Anti-Nazism riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching the British National Party headquarters.
View the complete list of October 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 16, and 1961 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: Kōsuke Kujirai, Guy Ritchie, Alessandro Cortini, Keisha Buchanan, Evadne Price, Shani Wallis, Arthur Kennedy, Amy Castle, Ridge Canipe, Jackie Collins.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on October 16 is Libra ♎ (The Scales) – a cardinal sign with Air 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 October 16, 1961.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th October 1961 is Cosmos for constancy.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 19, 1989. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +169. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on April 13, 1932. Your score is -192. 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 Hit the Road Jack by Ray Charles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 16, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, astronomer.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Timid, constrained, quiet person. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your main task – to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
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 16th October 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 October 16” 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 October 16, 1961. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 289th day of 1961
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 42nd Monday of 1961
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2022: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 103 days
- Age on next birthday: 59 years old
- Days since birth: 21,447 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,149 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.57 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 726
- Next full moon: July 5 at 04:46:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 24, 1993
- Age in dog years: 281 dog years old using a Norwegian Lundehund 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: Libra ♎ (The Scales)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Chrysolite
- Eastern zodiac animal: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Opal
- Mystical birthstone: Jasper (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Cosmos for constancy
- Best compatible birthday: September 19, 1989 (+169)
- Worst compatible birthday: April 13, 1932 (-192)
- 1961 world population: 3,083,966,929
- Number one song: Hit the Road Jack by Ray Charles (October 16, 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: XVI.X.MCMLXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 24, 1980 – Sonja Bennett, Canadian actress; April 14, 1973 – David Miller, American tenor and actor (Il Divo); January 13, 1987 – Lee Seung-gi, South Korean singer and actor.
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