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August 8, 1980 was a Friday and it was the 221st day of the year 1980. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 138 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,376 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 453 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 April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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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.
- 1910Sylvia Sidney
- 1911Rosetta LeNoire
- 1932Mel Tillis
- 1933Joe Tex
- 1953Don Most
- 1976Tawny Cypress
- 1978Miho Shiraishi
- 1980Mike Hindert
- 1984Brenda Gandini
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.
- 1079Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)
- 1640Amalia Catharina, German poet and composer (d. 1697)
- 1905André Jolivet, French composer (d. 1974)
- 1909Bill Voce, England cricketer and coach (d. 1984)
- 1949Keith Carradine, American actor and singer
- 1950Willie Hall, American drummer and producer (The Blues Brothers, The Bar-Kays, and Booker T. & the M.G.'s)
- 1959Caroline Ansink, Dutch flute player, composer, and educator
- 1964Anastasia M. Ashman, American blogger and author
- 1977Lindsay Sloane, American actress
- 1989Sesil Karatantcheva, Bulgarian-Kazakhstan tennis player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1585John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in search of the Northwest Passage.
- 1588Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The naval engagement ends, ending the Spanish Armada’s attempt to invade England.
- 1786Mont Blanc on the French – Italian border is climbed for the first time by Jacques Balmat and Dr. Michel-Gabriel Paccard.
- 1794Joseph Whidbey leads an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska.
- 1863American Civil War: Following his defeat in the Battle of Gettysburg, General Robert E. Lee sends a letter of resignation to Confederate President Jefferson Davis (which is refused upon receipt).
- 1876Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph.
- 1988The “8888 Uprising” occurs in Burma.
- 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.
- 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 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Sheeri Rappaport, Kim Hyo-jin, Terry Hands, Larry Dunn, Will Yun Lee, Young Jeezy, Joe Satriani, Owain Yeoman, Julia Roberts, Marla Gibbs.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 8 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 8, 1980.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Magic by Olivia Newton-John as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 9, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 4, 1907 – Gordon Griffith, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1958); October 16, 1913 – Gino Bechi, Italian actor and singer (d. 1993); April 25, 1940 – Al Pacino, American actor and director.
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