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August 18, 1962 was a Saturday and it was the 230th day of the year 1962. The next time you can reuse your old 1962 calendar will be in 2018. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 179 days left before your next birthday. You will be 55 years old when that day comes. There have been 19,910 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 674 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 March 12 at 14:55:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1918Cisco Houston
- 1926John P. Finnegan
- 1933Roman Polanski
- 1943Carl Wayne
- 1964Jim Florentine
- 1965Kōji Kikkawa
- 1966Sarita Choudhury
- 1970Jessica Hsuan
- 1986Andreas Weise
- 1989Nikki Bacolod
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 18.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 18.
- 1896Jack Pickford, Canadian-American actor and director (d. 1933)
- 1935Hifikepunye Pohamba, Namibian lawyer and politician, 2nd President of Namibia
- 1939Robert Horton, English businessman (d. 2011)
- 1948James Jones, English bishop
- 1957Denis Leary, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter
- 1972Keiko, Japanese singer (Globe)
- 1973Carmen Serano, American actress
- 1986Evan Gattis, American baseball player
- 1988G-Dragon, South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, producer, and dancer (Big Bang)
- 1999Talia Castellano, American blogger (d. 2013)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 18.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 684Battle of Marj Rahit: Umayyad partisans defeat the supporters of Ibn al-Zubayr and cement Umayyad control of Syria.
- 1487The Siege of Málaga ends with the taking of the city by Castilian and Aragonese forces.
- 1572Marriage in Paris, France, of the Huguenot King Henry III of Navarre to Margaret of Valois, in a supposed attempt to reconcile Protestants and Catholics.
- 1870Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Gravelotte is fought.
- 1945Sukarno takes office as the first president of Indonesia, following the country’s declaration of independence the previous day.
- 1965Vietnam War: Operation Starlite begins: United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war.
- 1971Vietnam War: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam.
- 1976In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjom, the Axe murder incident results in the death of two US soldiers.
- 1977Steve Biko is arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No. 83 of 1967 in King William’s Town, South Africa. He later dies from injuries sustained during this arrest bringing attention to South Africa’s apartheid policies.
- 1989Leading presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galán is assassinated near Bogotá in Colombia.
View the complete list of historical events for August 18.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 18 and 1962 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Yanka Dyagileva, Louise LaPlanche, Sylvie Léonard, Scott McKinsey, Rhian Sugden, Dinah Washington, Louis Gottlieb, Paddi Edwards, Billy Wilder, Laura Kightlinger.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 18 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the element of a person born on August 18, 1962.
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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Neil Sedaka as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 18, 1962). 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 28, 1988 – Lacey Turner, English actress; March 2, 1930 – John Cullum, American actor and singer; February 9, 1942 – Carole King, American singer-songwriter and pianist.
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