August 5, 1962: Day of the Week
August 5, 1962 was the 217th day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 148 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 61 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,061.60 today.
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Here’s the August 1962 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1962 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.
Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 5, 1962 Historical Event(s)
- 1962Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.
Who were born on August 5, 1962?
- 1962Otis Thorpe, American basketball player
- 1962Patrick Ewing, Jamacian-born American basketball player
- 1962Richard de Groen, New Zealand cricketer
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