January 8, 1973

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Monday, January 8, 1973:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Thursday
🎂 How many days until my birthday

Countdown time to your next birthday:

🍿 Number one movie › The Sting
🎮 Number one video game › Space Race
🎵 Number one song › "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon

🐂 Chinese Zodiac › Ox
☀️ Sun Sign › Capricorn
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Saturn ♄
🐼 Spirit Animal › Goose

🔢 Life Path Number › 11
🌼 Birth flower › Carnation
🪨 Birthstone › Garnet
📅 Lucky day › Saturday
Power Color › Grey

Gas price per gallon › $0.39

🏛️ President of United States
🌎 World population › 3,927,538,695 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,067,200,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 460,028,160 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,164,838,400 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,157,056,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 378,846,720 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on September 16, 2004.

What happened on my birthday

Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands).

1st US President George Washington delivers 1st state of the union address.

US national debt is $0 for the first and only time in history.

Chiefs, representatives of people's and church organisations, and other prominent individuals form the African National Congress and declare its aim to bring all Africans together as one people to defend their rights and freedoms.

WWI: ANZAC forces withdraw from the Gallipoli Peninsula after Ottoman forces successfully defend access to Constantinople.

Abdulaziz Ibn Saud becomes King of Nejd and Hejaz; forerunner of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Famous people with my birthday

Mark Knight, British electric violinist and video game soundtrack composer

Roy Kinnear, English character actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers)

Ron Cephas Jones, American Emmy Award-winning actor (This is Us)

John McTiernan, American actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man)

Amber Benson, American actress

Lauri Walters, American actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment)

May Wynn [Donna Lee Hickey], American actress (Caine Mutiny; Noah's Ark), and real estate agent

Douglas Wilmer, British actor (Sherlock Holmes, Octopussy, El Cid)

Holidays on Monday, January 8th

National Man Watcher's Day
National Man Watcher's Day, celebrated on January 8th, is a quirky holiday where anyone can have fun watching men go about their daily lives, flipping the usual script of women often being the ones observed.

Show And Tell At Work Day
"Show and Tell At Work Day is like taking your favorite kindergarten activity to the office, letting adults share cool stuff with coworkers to bring back the fun of being a kid."

National JoyGerm Day
National JoyGerm Day, celebrated every January 8th, is a day dedicated to spreading joy, optimism, and love, much like germs, but in a good way, to make everyone around us happier.

National Bubble Bath Day
National Bubble Bath Day, celebrated on January 8th, is a fun holiday that encourages everyone to relax and enjoy a warm, foamy bubble bath, reminiscent of childhood, as a way to treat yourself and unwind.

National English Toffee Day
National English Toffee Day, celebrated on January 8th, is all about appreciating the delicious variety of toffee in America, which is a bit different from the original English version but still super tasty, with or without nuts.


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