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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 75 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,379 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 690 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1925Ginny Tyler
- 1926Richard Anderson
- 1928Simón Díaz
- 1932Mel Tillis
- 1933Joe Tex
- 1934Keith Barron
- 1934Sarat Pujari
- 1937Cornelis Vreeswijk
- 1961Daniel House
- 1985James Morgan
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.
- 1673John Ker, Scottish spy (d. 1726)
- 1922Rory Calhoun, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
- 1934Keith Barron, English actor
- 1937Cornelis Vreeswijk, Dutch-Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 1987)
- 1966Chris Eubank, English boxer
- 1970Chester Williams, South African rugby player and coach
- 1970Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor
- 1977Szilárd Németh, Slovak footballer and manager
- 1978Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress
- 1990Vladimír Darida, Czech footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1647The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungan’s Hill: English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.
- 1793The insurrection of Lyon occurs during the French Revolution.
- 1876Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph.
- 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.
- 1940The “Aufbau Ost” directive is signed by Wilhelm Keitel.
- 1945The London Charter is signed by France, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union and the United States, establishing the laws and procedures for the Nuremberg trials.
- 1967The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
- 1989Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission: Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.
- 2000Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor and 30 years after its discovery by undersea explorer E. Lee Spence.
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: Currie Graham, Jéssica Sodré, Danny Burstein, MC Solaar, Dina Lohan, Esthero, Galen Gering, Rico J. Puno, Kenny Kwan, Ashley Roberts.
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: January 21, 1969 – Karina Lombard, Tahitian-American actress and singer; February 7, 1973 – Mie Sonozaki, Japanese voice actress and singer; December 29, 1995 – Ross Lynch, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (R5).
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