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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 was 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 325 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,129 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 681 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1942Barbara George
- 1945Bob Balaban
- 1958Angela Bassett
- 1960Timothy Hutton
- 1961Michaela Dornonville de la Cour
- 1967Ulrika Jonsson
- 1980Vanessa Carlton
- 1986Shawn Pyfrom
- 1991Kwon Ri-se
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 16.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 16.
- 1888Armand J. Piron, American violinist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1943)
- 1895Liane Haid, Austrian-Swiss actress and singer (d. 2000)
- 1929Wyatt Tee Walker, American pastor, theologian, and activist
- 1930Frank Gifford, American football player, sportscaster, and actor (d. 2015)
- 1936Anita Gillette, American actress and singer
- 1948Mike Jorgensen, American baseball player and manager
- 1949Barbara Goodson, American voice actress and singer
- 1974Iván Hurtado, Ecuadorian footballer and politician
- 1980Hwangbo, South Korean rapper and actress (Chakra)
- 1991José Eduardo de Araújo, Brazilian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 963Nikephoros II Phokas is crowned emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
- 1891The Basilica of San Sebastian in Manila, the first all-steel church in Asia, is officially inaugurated and blessed.
- 1920The congress of the Communist Party of Bukhara opens. The congress would call for armed revolution.
- 1930The first British Empire Games were opened in Hamilton, Ontario by the Governor General of Canada, the Viscount Willingdon.
- 1942World War II: The two-person crew of the U.S. naval blimp L-8 disappears without a trace on a routine anti-submarine patrol over the Pacific Ocean. The blimp drifts without her crew and crash-lands in Daly City, California.
- 1945An assassination attempt is made on Japan’s prime minister, Kantarō Suzuki.
- 1946Mass riots in Kolkata begin, in which more than 4,000 would be killed in 72 hours.
- 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.
- 2013The ferry St. Thomas Aquinas collides with a cargo ship and sinks at Cebu, Philippines, killing 61 people and 59 others missing.
- 2015At least 22 people are dead following a suicide bombing in Punjab, Pakistan.
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: Lena Headey, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Kanna Hashimoto, Craig Mack, Momoe Yamaguchi, Joan Osborne, Yael Naim, Pixie Lott, Camila Grey, Karin Molander.
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: December 16, 1918 – Vida Hope, English actress (d. 1963); March 14, 1968 – James Frain, English actor; November 28, 1944 – R. B. Greaves, Guyanese-American singer-songwriter (d. 2012).
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