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August 8, 1961 was a Tuesday and it was the 220th day of the year 1961. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 166 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,288 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 687 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.
- 1889Hans Egede Budtz
- 1898Alexis Minotis
- 1921Webb Pierce
- 1933Joe Tex
- 1970Pascal Duquenne
- 1974Brian Harvey
- 1981Kaori Iida
- 1981Vanessa Amorosi
- 1986Cody Lightning
- 1988Ni Ni
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 8.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 8.
- 1876Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly, Indian-Syrian priest, founded the Sisters of the Destitute (d. 1929)
- 1915James Elliott, American runner and coach (d. 1981)
- 1928Simón Díaz, Venezuelan singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
- 1947José Cruz, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach
- 1951Mamoru Oshii, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1963Rica Fukami, Japanese voice actress and singer
- 1968Aldo Calderón van Dyke, Honduran journalist (d. 2013)
- 1977Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1982David Florence, Scottish canoe racer
- 1984Norbert Michelisz, Hungarian race car driver
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1220Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
- 1786Mont Blanc on the French – Italian border is climbed for the first time by Jacques Balmat and Dr. Michel-Gabriel Paccard.
- 1918World War I: The Battle of Amiens begins a string of almost continuous victories with a push through the German front lines (Hundred Days Offensive).
- 1927The predecessor to the Philippine Stock Exchange opens.
- 1963Great Train Robbery: In England, a gang of 15 train robbers steal £2.6 million in bank notes.
- 1963The Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), the current ruling party of Zimbabwe, is formed by a split from the Zimbabwe African People’s Union.
- 1973Kim Dae-jung, a South Korean politician and later president of South Korea, is kidnapped.
- 1988The “8888 Uprising” occurs in Burma.
- 2007An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.
- 20158 people are killed in a shooting in Houston, Texas.
View the complete list of historical events for August 8.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 8 and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Aleksey Batalov, Imogen Thomas, Anson Williams, Ayaka Sasaki, Lee Dong-gun, Manuel Blanc, Nicole Eggert, French Stewart, Hakan Peker, Des Coleman.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 8 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 8, 1961.
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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 14, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 29, 1917 – Isabel Sanford, American actress (d. 2004); April 22, 1945 – Demetrio Stratos, Egyptian-Italian singer-songwriter (Area) (d. 1979); October 11, 1970 – Constance Zimmer, American actress.
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