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August 16, 1947 was a Saturday and it was the 228th day of the year 1947. It was the 33rd Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1947 calendar will be in 2025. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 331 days left before your next birthday. You will be 75 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,063 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 9,021 days or 24.70 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 916 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 September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 24, 1979.
If a dog named Bart - a Belgian Malinois breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 388 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 Bart will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Bart will age 5-6 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.
- 1895Liane Haid
- 1924Fess Parker
- 1927Lois Nettleton
- 1937Lorraine Gary
- 1939Billy Joe Shaver
- 1952Reginald VelJohnson
- 1954James Cameron
- 1963Christine Cavanaugh
- 1985Cristin Milioti
- 1994Tippy Dos Santos
View the complete list of August 16 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 16.
- 1904Wendell Meredith Stanley, American biochemist and virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)
- 1910Gloria Blondell, American actress (d. 1986)
- 1936Anita Gillette, American actress and singer
- 1944Kevin Ayers, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Soft Machine) (d. 2013)
- 1945Bob Balaban, American actor, director, and producer
- 1945Russell Brookes, English race car driver
- 1947Carol Moseley Braun, American lawyer and politician, United States Ambassador to New Zealand
- 1957Tim Farriss, Australian guitarist (INXS)
- 1974Iván Hurtado, Ecuadorian footballer and politician
- 1992Islam Dzhabrailov, Russian footballer
View the complete list of August 16 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 963Nikephoros II Phokas is crowned emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
- 1513Battle of the Spurs (Battle of Guinegate): King Henry VIII of England and his Imperial allies defeat French Forces who are then forced to retreat.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Battle of Camden: The British defeat the Americans near Camden, South Carolina.
- 1819Peterloo Massacre: Seventeen people die and over 600 are injured in cavalry charges at a public meeting at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England.
- 1913Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tohoku University) becomes the first university in Japan to admit female students.
- 1920Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians is hit on the head by a fastball thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees, and dies early the next day. Chapman was the second player to die from injuries sustained in a Major League Baseball game, the first being Doc Powers in 1909.
- 1930The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
- 1946Mass riots in Kolkata begin, in which more than 4,000 would be killed in 72 hours.
- 1964Vietnam War: A coup d'état replaces Dương Văn Minh with General Nguyễn Khánh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.
- 1989A solar flare from the Sun creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips, leading to a halt of all trading on Toronto’s stock market.
View the complete list of August 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16, and 1947 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Edgar Buchanan, Yung Joc, Andy Milonakis, Dorian Leigh, Dale Dye, Dave Hill, Kaori Shimizu, Justin Theroux, Kaneto Shindō, Gordon Cree.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 16 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), Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on August 16, 1947.
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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th August 1947 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on November 21, 1931. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +218. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on April 27, 1941. Your score is -203. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Can you remember who you were?
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Linda. This name was given to 99,686 baby girls. For the boys it’s James. This name was recorded 94,756 times in the year 1947. Any chance you are Linda or James? (Source: ssa.gov)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 16, 1947. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 228th day of 1947
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 33rd Saturday of 1947
- Next same calendar year: 2025
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2023: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 331 days
- Age on next birthday: 75 years old
- Days since birth: 27,063 days
- Days spent sleeping: 9,021 days
- Years spent sleeping: 24.70 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 916
- Next full moon: September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 24, 1979
- Age in dog years: 388 dog years old using a Belgian Malinois breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- 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: Pig
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: November 21, 1931 (+218)
- Worst compatible birthday: April 27, 1941 (-203)
- Popular girl’s name: Linda – 99,686 babies
- Popular boy’s name: James – 94,756 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.VIII.MCMXLVII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 14, 1968 – Greg Davies, Welsh comedian and actor; July 21, 1981 – Paloma Faith, English singer-songwriter and actress; May 9, 1951 – Alley Mills, American actress.
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