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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 was 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 351 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,468 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 693 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 September 6 at 07:04:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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.
- 1920Leo Chiosso
- 1939Phil Balsley
- 1942John Gustafson
- 1944Michael Johnson
- 1952Robin Quivers
- 1978Ebru Yaşar
- 1981Harel Skaat
- 1981Meagan Good
- 1988Ni Ni
- 1989Aleksandra Szwed
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 8.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 8.
- 1694Francis Hutcheson, Irish philosopher and academic (d. 1746)
- 1935Donald P. Bellisario, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1937Cornelis Vreeswijk, Dutch-Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 1987)
- 1948Susan Himmelweit, English economist and academic
- 1949Keith Carradine, American actor and singer
- 1967Lee Unkrich, American director and screenwriter
- 1978Natsuko Kuwatani, Japanese voice actress
- 1980Craig Breslow, American baseball player
- 1980Pat Noonan, American soccer player
- 1984Devon McTavish, American soccer player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1794Joseph Whidbey leads an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska.
- 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).
- 1929The German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight.
- 1967The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
- 1973Kim Dae-jung, a South Korean politician and later president of South Korea, is kidnapped.
- 1974President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day.
- 1989Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission: Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.
- 1990Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.
- 2008Official ceremony of 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Bird’s Nest.
- 20102010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.
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: Michael Paré, Dean Cain, Victor Willis, Sam Endicott, Steven Fromholz, David Hartman, Robbie Amell, Trevor Wright, Kim Sun-a, Edward Underdown.
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.
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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: September 6, 1935 – Isabelle Collin Dufresne, French-American actress and author (d. 2014); July 10, 1965 – Alec Mapa, American actor; October 12, 1981 – Engin Akyürek, Turkish actor.
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