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August 8, 1972 was a Tuesday and it was the 221st day of the year 1972. The next time you can reuse your old 1972 calendar will be in 2028. 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 162 days left before your next birthday. You will be 45 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,274 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 551 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.
- 1898Alexis Minotis
- 1920Jimmy Witherspoon
- 1921Esther Williams
- 1944Michael Johnson
- 1949Keith Carradine
- 1953Don Most
- 1956David Grant
- 1962Kool Moe Dee
- 1963Emi Shinohara
- 1963Rica Fukami
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.
- 1910Sylvia Sidney, American actress (d. 1999)
- 1919John David Wilson, English animator and producer (d. 2013)
- 1936Jan Pieńkowski, Polish-English author and illustrator
- 1963Jon Turteltaub, American director and producer
- 1966Chris Eubank, English boxer
- 1972Axel Merckx, Belgian cyclist
- 1973Jessica Calvello, American voice actress
- 1981Meagan Good, American actress and producer
- 1984Devon McTavish, American soccer player
- 1986Pierre Garçon, American football player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1588Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The naval engagement ends, ending the Spanish Armada’s attempt to invade England.
- 1870The Republic of Ploiești, a failed Radical-Liberal rising against Domnitor Carol of Romania.
- 1908Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a racecourse at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers’ first public flight.
- 1946First flight of the Convair B-36, the world’s first mass-produced nuclear weapon delivery vehicle, the heaviest mass-produced piston-engined aircraft, with the longest wingspan of any military aircraft, and the first bomber with intercontinental range.
- 1960South Kasai secedes from the Congo.
- 1963Great Train Robbery: In England, a gang of 15 train robbers steal £2.6 million in bank notes.
- 1980The Central Hotel Fire occurs in Bundoran, Ireland.
- 1990Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.
- 2008A EuroCity express train en route from Kraków, Poland to Prague, Czech Republic strikes a part of a motorway bridge that had fallen onto the railroad track near Studénka railway station in the Czech Republic and derails, killing eight people and injuring 64 others.
- 2013A suicide bombing at a funeral in the Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 31 people.
View the complete list of historical events for August 8.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 8 and 1972 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: Catherine O'Hara, Bernie McInerney, Jim White, Dianne Wiest, Jerry Jeff Walker, LaMarcus Tinker, John Noakes, Dora Gerson, Eazy-E, Jack Shepherd.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 8 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element of a person born on August 8, 1972.
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 Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 12, 1972). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 17, 1994 – Raquel Castro, American singer-songwriter and actress; July 13, 1984 – Ida Maria, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist; July 27, 1937 – Don Galloway, American actor (d. 2009).
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