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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 199 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,315 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 451 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1911Rosetta LeNoire
- 1920Jimmy Witherspoon
- 1921William Asher
- 1944Michael Johnson
- 1953Don Most
- 1961Daniel House
- 1973Jessica Calvello
- 1981Bradley McIntosh
- 1986Peyton List
- 1989Ken Baumann
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.
- 1920Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (d. 1997)
- 1921Esther Williams, American swimmer, actress, and singer (d. 2013)
- 1922Károly Reich, Hungarian illustrator (d. 1988)
- 1942John Gustafson, English singer-songwriter and bass player (Roxy Music, Ian Gillan Band, The Big Three, Quatermass, and Episode Six) (d. 2014)
- 1958Deborah Norville, American journalist
- 1960Mustafa Balbay, Turkish journalist and politician
- 1963Ron Karkovice, American baseball player and manager
- 1969Faye Wong, Chinese singer-songwriter and actress
- 1970Trev Alberts, American football player and journalist
- 1974Brian Harvey, English singer-songwriter (East 17)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1576The cornerstone for Tycho Brahe’s Uraniborg observatory is laid on the island of Hven.
- 1588Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The naval engagement ends, ending the Spanish Armada’s attempt to invade England.
- 1967The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
- 1969At a zebra crossing in London, photographer Iain Macmillan takes the photo that becomes the cover of the Beatles album Abbey Road.
- 1973Kim Dae-jung, a South Korean politician and later president of South Korea, is kidnapped.
- 1980The Central Hotel Fire occurs in Bundoran, Ireland.
- 1988The “8888 Uprising” occurs in Burma.
- 1991The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses.
- 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.
- 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: Berton Churchill, Marina Kuroki, Kathleen Chalfant, R. L. Burnside, Lon Chaney, Ants Lauter, Maddy Prior, Anita Ekberg, Regine Velasquez, Little Eva.
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: December 7, 1966 – Kazue Itoh, Japanese actress; June 11, 1987 – Dappy, English rapper and actor (N-Dubz); August 12, 1975 – Casey Affleck, American actor, director, and screenwriter.
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