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August 14, 1968 was a Wednesday and it was the 227th day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 203 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,694 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 599 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1881Francis Ford
- 1910Pierre Schaeffer
- 1936Trevor Bannister
- 1955Gillian Taylforth
- 1959Marcia Gay Harden
- 1960Sarah Brightman
- 1967Erik Gandini
- 1972Jay Manuel
- 1993Cassi Thomson
- 1994Kim Rodriguez
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 14.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 14.
- 1738Leopold Hofmann, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1793)
- 1896Theodor Luts, Estonian director and cinematographer (d. 1980)
- 1929Dick Tiger, Nigerian boxer (d. 1971)
- 1949Morten Olsen, Danish footballer and manager
- 1960Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano and actress
- 1964Neal Anderson, American football player and coach
- 1971Mark Loretta, American baseball player and coach
- 1979Paul Burgess, Australian pole vaulter
- 1984Josh Gorges, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1985Christian Gentner, German footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 14.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1040King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.
- 1415Henry the Navigator leads Portuguese forces to victory over the Marinids at the Battle of Ceuta.
- 1888An audio recording of English composer Arthur Sullivan’s “The Lost Chord”, one of the first recordings of music ever made, is played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison’s phonograph in London, England.
- 1893France becomes the first country to introduce motor vehicle registration.
- 1900The Eight-Nation Alliance occupies Beijing, China, in a campaign to end the bloody Boxer Rebellion in China.
- 1911United States Senate leaders agree to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the vacancy left by William P. Frye’s death.
- 1972An East German Ilyushin Il-62 crashes during takeoff from East Berlin, killing 156.
- 1996Greek Cypriot refugee Solomos Solomou is murdered by Turkish forces while trying to climb a flagpole in order to remove a Turkish flag from its mast in the United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus.
- 2005Helios Airways Flight 522, en route from Larnaca, Cyprus to Prague, Czech Republic via Athens, crashes in the hills near Grammatiko, Greece, killing 121 passengers and crew.
- 2007The Kahtaniya bombings kills at least 796 people.
View the complete list of historical events for August 14.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 14 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Maria Balcerkiewiczówna, Claudio Capone, Go Eun-bi, Julie Clarke, Kenny Ortega, Roy William Neill, Rita Simons, Molly Hagan, Richard Arlen, Charmian Carr.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 14 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 14, 1968.
Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was People Got to Be Free by The Rascals as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 17, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 11, 1954 – Sakis Boulas, Greek singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2014); April 20, 1976 – Joey Lawrence, American actor, singer, producer, and game show host; February 15, 1941 – Florinda Bolkan, Brazilian actress.
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