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August 19, 1988 was a Friday and it was the 232nd day of the year 1988. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 143 days left before your next birthday. You will be 29 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,449 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 354 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 April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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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.
- 1926Annie Palmen
- 1942Fred Thompson
- 1944Eddy Raven
- 1947Dave Dutton
- 1968Mark McGuinn
- 1977Régine Chassagne
- 1982Erika Christensen
- 1982Willy Denzey
- 1983Reeva Steenkamp
- 1986Christina Perri
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 19.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 19.
- 1871Orville Wright, American engineer and pilot, co-founded the Wright Company (d. 1948)
- 1883Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, founded the Chanel Company (d. 1971)
- 1902Ogden Nash, American poet and author (d. 1971)
- 1906Philo Farnsworth, American inventor, invented the Fusor (d. 1971)
- 1918Jimmy Rowles, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1996)
- 1926Annie Palmen, Dutch singer (d. 2000)
- 1928Walter Massey, Canadian actor (d. 2014)
- 1944Jack Canfield, American author
- 1957Christine Soetewey, Belgian high jumper
- 1958Gary Gaetti, American baseball player, coach, and manager
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 19.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 295 BCThe first temple to Venus, the Roman goddess of love, beauty and fertility, is dedicated by Quintus Fabius Maximus Gurges during the Third Samnite War.
- 1504In Ireland, the Hiberno-Norman de Burghs (Burkes) and Anglo-Norman Fitzgeralds fight in the Battle of Knockdoe.
- 1813Gervasio Antonio de Posadas joins Argentina’s Second Triumvirate.
- 1919Afghanistan gains full independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1942World War II: Operation Jubilee: The 2nd Canadian Infantry Division leads an amphibious assault by allied forces on Dieppe, France and fails, many Canadians are killed or captured. The operation was intended to develop and try new amphibious landing tactics for the coming full invasion in Normandy.
- 1960Cold War: In Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union, downed American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the Soviet Union for espionage.
- 1964Syncom 3, the first geostationary communication satellite, was launched.
- 2003A suicide attack on a bus in Jerusalem, Israel, planned by Hamas, kills 23 Israelis, seven of them children, in the Shmuel HaNavi bus bombing.
- 2009A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.
- 2013A train accident in India kills at least 37 people and injures over a dozen.
View the complete list of historical events for August 19.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 19 and 1988 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: Gavin MacLeod, Imani Coppola, Çolpan İlhan, Şebnem Ferah, Chris Pontius, Simon Ward, Fito Páez, Richard Epcar, Michelle Shocked, Kaori Iida.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 19 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 19, 1988.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Roll With It by Steve Winwood as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 20, 1988). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 18, 1943 – Keith Richards, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (The Rolling Stones, The Dirty Mac, and The New Barbarians); September 25, 1946 – Bryan MacLean, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Love) (d. 1998); October 22, 1990 – Jonathan Lipnicki, American actor and producer.
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