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August 15, 1979 was a Wednesday and it was the 227th day of the year 1979. It was the 33rd Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 was Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 256 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,085 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 5,028 days or 13.77 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 511 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 December 30 at 03:29:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 23, 2011.
If a dog named Dima - a Vizsla breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 204 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Dima will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Dima will age 4.5 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1912Amir Khan
- 1912Wendy Hiller
- 1925Mike Connors
- 1931Paul McDowell
- 1958Rondell Sheridan
- 1963Alejandro González Iñárritu
- 1969Cris Judd
- 1974Gry Bay
- 1985Leah Hackett
- 1989Belinda Peregrín
View the complete list of August 15 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 15.
- 1769Napoleon, French general and emperor (d. 1821)
- 1873Ramaprasad Chanda, Indian archaeologist and historian (d. 1942)
- 1875Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, English pianist, violinist, and composer (d. 1912)
- 1881Alfred Wagenknecht, German-American activist and politician (d. 1956)
- 1926John Silber, American philosopher and academic (d. 2012)
- 1928Nicolas Roeg, English director and cinematographer
- 1944Linda Ellerbee, American journalist and author
- 1950Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom
- 1956Robert Syms, English businessman and politician
- 1986Natalia Kills, English singer-songwriter and actress
View the complete list of August 15 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 982Holy Roman Emperor Otto II is defeated by the Saracens in the Battle of Capo Colonna, in Calabria
- 1248The foundation stone of Cologne Cathedral, built to house the relics of the Three Wise Men, is laid. (Construction is eventually completed in 1880.)
- 1511Afonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers Malacca, the capital of the Malacca Sultanate.
- 1812War of 1812: The Battle of Fort Dearborn is fought between United States troops and Potawatomi at what is now Chicago.
- 1941Corporal Josef Jakobs is executed by firing squad at the Tower of London at 07:12, making him the last person to be executed at the Tower for espionage.
- 1948The Republic of Korea is established south of the 38th parallel north.
- 1960Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville) becomes independent from France.
- 1977The Big Ear, a radio telescope operated by Ohio State University as part of the SETI project, receives a radio signal from deep space; the event is named the “Wow! signal” from the notation made by a volunteer on the project.
- 2005The Helsinki Agreement between the Free Aceh Movement and the Government of Indonesia was signed, ending 28 years of fighting.
- 2013At least 27 people are killed and 226 injured in an explosion in southern Beirut near a complex used by Lebanon’s militant group Hezbollah in Lebanon. A previously unknown Syrian Sunni group claims responsibility in an online video.
View the complete list of August 15 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 15, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Megan Ward, George O. Petrie, Sofía Lama, Yendi Phillips, Scott Adsit, Seiran Kobayashi, Uno Laur, John Howard, Millicent Martin, Shannon Hoon.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 15 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 15, 1979.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 15th August 1979 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 22, 1975. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +162. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on December 29, 2000. Your score is -144. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Good Times by Chic as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 18, 1979). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 15th August 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Jennifer. This name was given to 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 15” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 15, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 227th day of 1979
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 33rd Wednesday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2022: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 256 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 15,085 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,028 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.77 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 511
- Next full moon: December 30 at 03:29:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 23, 2011
- Age in dog years: 204 dog years old using a Vizsla breed
- Life path number and meaning: 22 – It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: September 22, 1975 (+162)
- Worst compatible birthday: December 29, 2000 (-144)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Good Times by Chic (August 18, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: XV.VIII.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 11, 1956 – Theresa Burke, Canadian journalist and producer; January 19, 1947 – Elena Nathanael, Greek actress (d. 2008); January 26, 1967 – Bryan Callen, American actor and screenwriter.
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