Wednesday October 18th, 1961
October Eighteenth, Nineteen Sixty-One

How old am I if I was born on October 18, 1961?

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Date Facts:

  • October 18, 1961 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign for this date is: Libra
  • This date was 22,915 days ago
  • October 18th 2024 is on a Friday
  • Someone born on this date is 62 years old
  • If you were born on this date:

  • You've slept for 7,638 days or 21 years!
  • Your next birthday is 96 days away
  • You've been alive for 549,960 hours
  • You were born on a Wednesday in mid October
  • You are 32,997,600 minutes old
  • Your next birthday is on a Friday

  • Most popular baby names of 1961 ranked:

    Rank Name
    1. Michael
    2. David
    3. John
    4. James
    5. Robert
    6. Mark
    7. William
    Rank Name
    1. Lisa
    2. Susan
    3. Linda
    4. Karen
    5. Patricia
    6. Donna
    7. Cynthia

    How popular is your name? Search to find out!

    Celebrities Birthdays:
    October 18th

    You Share a birthday with over 23 other celebrities and/or famous people! Click Here to view our complete list. Who do you share a birthday with?

    Opal: Birthstone for October 18th, 1961



    Repel evil
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    $20 Per Carat

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    Opal, the birthstone of October, is a beautiful stone loved by many, partly for the fact the each stone has its own unique color pattern. "Opal" gets it's origins from the Greek word "Opallios", which means "To see change in color". The reason for this being that the opal comes in a wide variety of colors, ranging the entire spectrum. 95% of which come from Australia, after seasonal rains drench the outback and carry silica deposits underground, where they go on to harden in the dry season. Leaving deposits of the beautiful stone.

    Because of the way they are formed, opals are relatively soft for a precious stone, averaging just below 6.0 on the Mh

    1961 - Generation X :

    Age Range:

    45-63 years old


    Generation X grew up up right at the start of the technological revolution, are considered comftorble with technology, but not tethered to it as younger generations.

    Generation X Summary:

    Generation X were born soon after the baby boomers are associated with the hippie era. They are often perceived as directionless and disaffected.

    Time Period:


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    Zodiac - Libra:


    Libra Traits:


    Libra Summary:

    Libras are skilled diplomats, and make friends where ever they go. Have expensive tastes and a good work ethic

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    Click here to see more about Libra

    1961-10-18: This day in History:

  • 1685-10-18 Louis XIV revokes Edict of Nantes outlaws Protestantism.
  • 1767-10-18 Boundary between Md & Pa the Mason Dixon line agreed upon.
  • 1847-10-18 English astronomer J.K Hind discovers Flor his second asteroid
  • 1867-10-18 US took formal possession of Alaska from Russia ($7.2 million)
  • 1873-10-18 Columbia Princeton Rutgers & Yale set rules for collegiate football
  • 1892-10-18 1st commercial long-distance phone line opens (Chicago-NY).
  • 1898-10-18 American flag raised in Puerto Rico
  • 1917-10-18 Mata Hari was shot as a spy by French firing squad
  • 1922-10-18 British Broadcasting Corporation established
  • 1931-10-18 Inventor Thomas Alva Edison died in West Orange N.J. at age 84.
  • 1944-10-18 Soviet troops invaded Czechoslovakia during World War II.
  • 1950-10-18 Connie Mack announced retirement as manager of the Phila Athletics
  • 1953-10-18 Willie Thrower becomes 1st black NFL quarterback in modern times.
  • 1962-10-18 Dr. Watson of US & Drs. Crick & Wilkins of Britain win Nobel Prize for Medicine for work in determining structure of DNA
  • 1967-10-18 Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" is released
  • 1967-10-18 Soviet Venera 4 becomes the 1st probe to send data back from Venus
  • 1968-10-18 Robert Beaman of US broad jumps a record 8.90 m.
  • 1968-10-18 US Olympic Committee suspended Tommie Smith & John Carlos for giving `black power' salute as a protest during victory ceremony
  • 1969-10-18 Federal govt bans use of artificial sweeteners known as cyclamates
  • 1969-10-18 Soyuz 8 returns to Earth
  • 1977-10-18 Reggie Jackson hits 3 consecutive homers tying Ruth's series record
  • 1977-10-18 1st Islander 0-0 tie-Kings at Nassau-25th time shutout-Resch's 15th
  • 1977-10-18 Yanks beat Dodgers 8-4 for 21st world championship 1st in 15 years
  • 1982-10-18 Former 1st lady Bess Truman died in Independence Mo. at age 97

  • 10-18-1961 in
    Roman Numerals:


    What is 1961-10-18 converted to roman numerals? Above is the date 10-18-1961 converted into roman numerals.
    The above date is written in the traditional western/American style of writing dates. Formatted in the order of
    Month-Day-Year. If you prefer the European way of writing dates (Which is day-month-year) the roman numerals would be written XVIII • X • MCMLXI.

    Next Birthday Countdown:

    Countdown timer for Oct 18, 2024:

    The above timer is a countdown clock for your next birthday! (Assuming you were born on 1961-10-18) This timer is automatically updated, and is accurate all the way up to the nearest second. Watch as your next birthday ticks closer and closer right before your eyes. If you were born on october-18-1961, your next birthday is only 96 days away.

    Your birthday is on October eighteenth, 1961. Being born in mid-October says a lot about you. Your zodiac sign is libra, your birth-stone is the Opal, and your birth flower is the Marigold (both of which make great gifts for someone with this birthday). You are 62 years old, and were born in the beginning of Generation X . Which generation you are born into makes a huge impact on your life, click here to see our interactive table and learn more. You have been alive for 22915 days, or 549960 hours, or 32997600 minutes! Your next birthday which is in 2024, is on a Friday.

  • Birthstone: Opal (great gift idea, see Opal article)
  • Birthflower: Marigold
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra

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