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August 16, 1962 was a Thursday and it was the 228th day of the year 1962. The next time you can reuse your old 1962 calendar will be in 2018. 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 25 days left before your next birthday. You will be 55 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,064 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 679 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 August 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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
- 1910Gloria Blondell
- 1927Lois Nettleton
- 1936Anita Gillette
- 1937Lorraine Gary
- 1953Kathie Lee Gifford
- 1961Urara Takano
- 1972Emily Robison
- 1986Shawn Pyfrom
- 1993Cameron Monaghan
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 16.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 16.
- 1401Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (d. 1436)
- 1820Andrew Rainsford Wetmore, Canadian lawyer and politician, 1st Premier of New Brunswick (d. 1892)
- 1848Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (d. 1926)
- 1930Robert Culp, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2010)
- 1934Ketty Lester, American singer and actress
- 1962Steve Carell, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1975Didier Agathe, French footballer
- 1984Candice Dupree, American basketball player
- 1992Diego Schwartzman, Argentinian tennis player
- 1994Riho Takada, Japanese actress and model
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1792Maximilien de Robespierre presents the petition of the Commune of Paris to the Legislative Assembly, which demanded the formation of a revolutionary tribunal.
- 1896Skookum Jim Mason, George Carmack and Dawson Charlie discover gold in a tributary of the Klondike River in Canada, setting off the Klondike Gold Rush.
- 1900The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends after a 13-day siege is lifted by the British. The battle had begun when a force of between 2,000 and 3,000 Boers had surrounded a force of 500 Australians, Rhodesians, Canadians and British soldiers at a supply dump at Brakfontein Drift.
- 1913Completion of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Queen Mary.
- 1923The United Kingdom gives the name “Ross Dependency” to part of its claimed Antarctic territory and makes the Governor-General of the Dominion of New Zealand its administrator.
- 1930The first British Empire Games were opened in Hamilton, Ontario by the Governor General of Canada, the Viscount Willingdon.
- 1960Cyprus gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1962Eight years after the remaining French India territories were handed to India, the ratifications of the treaty are exchanged to make the transfer official.
- 1972In an unsuccessful coup d'état attempt, the Royal Moroccan Air Force fires upon Hassan II of Morocco’s plane while he is traveling back to Rabat.
- 2015More than 96 people have been killed and hundreds injured following a series of air-raids by the Syrian Arab Air Force on the rebel-held market town of Douma.
View the complete list of historical events for August 16.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16 and 1962 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Müzeyyen Senar, Abel Ferrara, Aoi Yūki, Geoff Stults, Matthew Broderick, John D. Loudermilk, Ruffa Gutierrez, Evert Taube, Charlotte Hudson, Tony Holiday.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 16 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the element of a person born on August 16, 1962.
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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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Neil Sedaka as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 18, 1962). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 17, 1979 – Young Maylay, American rapper, producer, and voice actor; December 28, 1987 – Thomas Dekker, American actor, singer, and producer; May 19, 1978 – Kim Zolciak, American singer.
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