CEOs, musical stars, nobel prize winners, elite sportspeople. Is their birthday giving them a headstart?
Well according to one study, the impact the day you are welcomed into the world can have a big influence on your future success.
Bingo website tombola has crunched the numbers and it turns out the time of year you celebrate your birthday can boost or harm any bid to be rich and famous.
For instance, there are certain birth dates or months that indicate you’ll have more success in the world of politics.
There are others that signify you might just become a Nobel prize winner and more still where you have a higher chance of being a millionaire!
By collating the birthdays of thriving people across business, TV, film, music, philanthropy, sport and more, you can determine what days indicate the likelihood of triumph in each category.
And the best day to be born is…
For the best chance of overall success, June 6 is the optimum date to be born.
This was devised by looking at 1,753 birthdays of successful people across 14 different categories. More birthdays fell on the June 6 than any other day of the year.
If you were born on 6th June, you share your birthday with:
- Billionaire Graeme Hart. The New Zealand businessman amassed his fortune using leveraged buyouts and deals mainly in packaging companies including ones that make cartons for brands like V8, Ocean Spray and Dole.
- Nobel Prize Winner Thomas Mann. Also known as Paul Thomas Mann, this German writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929. His work is noted for its insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual.
Other birthdays of note include former No.1 world tennis player Bjorn Borg, Grammy Award nominated rapper Vic Mensa and English actor and producer Jason Isaacs, probably best known for his role as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films.
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If your dream is financial success then being born in October gives you a headstart and our research shows that the being born on the 13th gives you the most advantage.
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If you’re born in October you share your birthday with:
- Billionaire Russian businessman Viktor Rashnikov who has made his wealth in the iron and steel industry.
- Microsoft creator, billionaire and philanthropist, Bill Gates.
Male Oscar winners up for the Best Actor in a Lead Role award are more likely to win if they’re born in April. 17 per cent of those who have won the award since its first iteration in 1929, have April birthdays.
For women up for the Best Actress in a Lead role, June 19 is the optimum day, with 12 per cent of birthdays happening in June.
For UK TV, whether you’re male or female, the overall best month for success is May.
You have a one in six chance of winning a Best Actress or Best Actor BAFTA. For Emmy Awards you have a one in eight chance if you’re born in August.
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If you desperately want a Grammy, the May19 is your best bet for stardom. Past winners born in this month include Lauren Hill, Stevie Wonder, Adele and Billy Joel.
Or you can bag a Mercury Prize by being born on October 17. Previous recipients PJ Harvey and Badly Drawn Boy were born in this month.
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