May 19, 1961: Day of the Week
May 19, 1961 was the 139th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 226 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
A person born on this day will be 62 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $20,949.00 today.
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Here’s the May 1961 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1961 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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).
May 19, 1961 Historical Event(s)
- 1961Venera program: Venera 1 becomes the first man-made object to fly-by another planet by passing Venus (the probe had lost contact with Earth a month earlier and did not send back any data).
Who was born on May 19, 1961?
- 1961Gregory Poirier, American screenwriter and director
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