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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 169 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,345 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 452 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.
- 1921William Asher
- 1937Cornelis Vreeswijk
- 1937Dustin Hoffman
- 1942John Gustafson
- 1973Senta Moses
- 1978Miho Shiraishi
- 1980Mike Hindert
- 1981Bradley McIntosh
- 1988Laura Slade Wiggins
- 1995Malin Reitan
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.
- 1902Paul Dirac, English-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
- 1921Esther Williams, American swimmer, actress, and singer (d. 2013)
- 1931Roger Penrose, English physicist, mathematician, and philosopher
- 1936Çolpan İlhan, Turkish actress (d. 2014)
- 1944Simon Taylor, English journalist and author
- 1952Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author
- 1964Paul Taylor, English cricketer
- 1975Mick Moss, English singer-songwriter (Antimatter)
- 1977Szilárd Németh, Slovak footballer and manager
- 1978Alan Maybury, Irish footballer and coach
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.
- 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.
- 1908Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a racecourse at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers’ first public flight.
- 1963The Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), the current ruling party of Zimbabwe, is formed by a split from the Zimbabwe African People’s Union.
- 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.
- 1988The “8888 Uprising” occurs in Burma.
- 20102010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.
- 2013A suicide bombing at a funeral in the Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 31 people.
- 20158 people are killed in a shooting in Houston, Texas.
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: John Ventimiglia, Charlotte Arnold, Michelle Banzer, Toby Huss, Jill Clayburgh, Winthrop Ames, Steve Brodie, Ryouta Murai, Big John Studd, Johnny Kemp.
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: November 1, 1922 – George S. Irving, American actor and singer; October 3, 1971 – Kevin Richardson, American singer-songwriter and actor (Backstreet Boys); August 22, 1959 – Mark Williams, English actor and screenwriter.
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