August 5, 1981: Day of the Week
August 5, 1981 was the 217th day of the year 1981 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 148 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 37 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,200.30 today.
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Here’s the August 1981 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1981 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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Rooster 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 5, 1981 Historical Event(s)
- 1981Ronald Reagan fires 11,359 striking air-traffic controllers who ignored his order for them to return to work.
Who were born on August 5, 1981?
- 1981Alester Maregwede, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1981Carl Crawford, American baseball player
- 1981Cory Williams, American internet celebrity
- 1981David Clarke, British ice hockey player
- 1981Erik Guay, Canadian alpine skier
- 1981Kō Shibasaki, Japanese singer
- 1981Rachel Scott, American murder victim (d. 1999)
- 1981Zion, Puerto Rican singer
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