Funny Birthday Facts
Enjoy these interesting and funny
Birthday Facts on your special day or share it your friends on their
birthday. You will surely be amazed to learn about the bizarre and
strange Birthday Trivia.
Birthday Facts from India
- More people celebrate their birthdays in August than in any other
month (about 9% of all people). The two other months that rate high
for birthdays are July and September.
- Close to 2 billion Birthday Cards are sent each year in the U.S.
alone, accounting for nearly 58 percent of all cards sent.
- The world's largest birthday cake was created in 1989 for the
100th Birthday of the city of Fort Payne, Alabama. The cake weighed
128,238 pounds, 8 oz. and used 16,209 pounds of icing.
- The most famous rendition of "Happy Birthday" is when
Marilyn Monroe sang to "Happy Birthday, Mr President" to
President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden on 19 May 1962.
- Paul McCartney's Birth Certificate was auctioned in March 1997,
for US $84,146. It is believed to be the world's most expensive
- The Sultan of Brunei hosted the world's most expensive Birthday
Party to celebrate his 50th Birthday on 13 July, 1996. The cost was
a whopping US $27.2 million. Three concerts featuring Michael
Jackson costs US $16 million of the total amounts.
- Anne Frank's world famous diary was given to her as a present
for her 13th birthday.
- William Shakespeare's died on his 52nd birthday: 23 April 1616.
- A recent survey suggests that more people are born on October 5
in the United States than any other day. October 5 holds a
not-so-surprising significance, as conception would have fallen on
New Year's Eve.
- The least common birth date in the U.S. is May 22nd.
Strange Birthday Facts
- 14th November - the Birthday of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first
Prime Minister of India is celebrated as Children's Day in India in
memory of his love of children.
- 5th of September - the Birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
- former President of India and a great educationist is celebrated
as Teachers Day.
- Since your last birthday 31,536,000 seconds have passed.
- In the past year your hair will most likely have grown 12 cm and
your nail about 4 cm.
- Your heart beats at a rate of around of 72 to 80 beats per
minute - since your last birthday it will have beat about 42,075,900
- You breath at a rate of about 30 breaths per minute so, since
your last birthday you have taken approximately 15,768,000 breaths.
- The volume of blood in your body is approximately 5 litres. The
heart pumps about 280 litres of blood around your body every hour -
thats 2,688,000 litres per year!
- The average garden snail (not one that has entered the Olympics
100 meters race) moves at around 0.03 mph. If one set out on your
last birthday, and walked non-stop it would have traveled 263 miles.
If you walked this distance non-stop you would complete it in around
- Since your last birthday you will have had about 1,460 dreams.
- World population has grown by around 76,570,430 since your last
birthday. In the time it takes you to read this another five babies
will have been born.
- During the past year there have been more than 50,000
earthquakes throughout the world.
- The Earth is zooming around the sun at around 66,780 miles per
hour! Since your last birthday the Earth has completed one journey
around the sun travelling about 584,337,600 miles.
- If you counted 24 hours a day, you would be over 31,000 years
old when you reach one trillion!