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August 2, 1978 was a Wednesday and it was the 214th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 162 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,083 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 477 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.
- 1914Big Walter Price
- 1919Nehemiah Persoff
- 1922Gábor Agárdy
- 1938Paul Jenkins
- 1939Wes Craven
- 1962Cynthia Stevenson
- 1970Kevin Smith
- 1972Jacinda Barrett
- 1972Justyna Steczkowska
- 1983Kim Jungah
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 2.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 2.
- 1612Saskia van Uylenburgh, Dutch model (d. 1642)
- 1897Karl-Otto Koch, German SS officer (d. 1945)
- 1920Louis Pauwels, French journalist and author (d. 1997)
- 1924Joe Harnell, American pianist and composer (d. 2005)
- 1943Rose Tremain, English author and academic
- 1948James Street, American football and baseball player (d. 2013)
- 1950Jussi Adler-Olsen, Danish author and publisher
- 1983Michel Bastos, Brazilian footballer
- 1993Cassidy Gifford, American actress
- 1993Serhiy Nigoyan, Ukrainian activist (d. 2014)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 2.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 461Majorian is arrested near Tortona (Northern Italy) and deposed by the Suebian general Ricimer as puppet emperor.
- 1610Henry Hudson sails into what is now known as Hudson Bay thinking he had made it through the Northwest Passage and reached the Pacific Ocean.
- 1830Charles X of France abdicates the throne in favor of his grandson Henri.
- 1918Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I.
- 1939Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan Project to develop a nuclear weapon.
- 1945World War II: End of the Potsdam Conference.
- 1947A British South American Airways Avro Lancastrian airliner crashes into a mountain during a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Santiago, Chile. The wreckage would not be found until 1998.
- 1985Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
- 1989A massacre is carried out by an Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians.
- 1989Pakistan is re-admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations after having restored democracy for the first time since 1972.
View the complete list of historical events for August 2.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 2 and 1978 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: Lili Mirojnick, Peter O'Meara, Elizabeth Montgomery, Julian Richards, Glenn Gregory, Jacqueline Govaert, Kristin Adams, Zayn Malik, Duglas T. Stewart, Bert Haanstra.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 2 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 2, 1978.
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 Miss You by The Rolling Stones as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 5, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 24, 1947 – Rupert Holmes, English singer-songwriter and playwright; June 7, 1962 – Simon Day, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter; September 3, 1924 – Mary Grace Canfield, American actress (d. 2014).
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