August 15, 1961: Day of the Week
August 15, 1961 was the 227th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 138 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
A person born on this day will be 57 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $186.03 today.
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Here’s the August 1961 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1961 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 15, 1961 Historical Event(s)
- 1961Conrad Schumann flees from East Germany while on duty guarding the construction of the Berlin Wall.
Who were born on August 15, 1961?
- 1961Ed Gillespie, American White House counsel to George W. Bush
- 1961Gary Kubiak, American football coach
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