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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 79 days left before your next birthday. You will be 55 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,010 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 677 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1910Gloria Blondell
- 1937Lorraine Gary
- 1946Lesley Ann Warren
- 1949Barbara Goodson
- 1954James Cameron
- 1962Steve Carell
- 1975George Stults
- 1985Arden Cho
- 1994Tippy Dos Santos
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.
- 1378Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)
- 1860Jules Laforgue, Uruguayan-French poet and author (d. 1887)
- 1895Liane Haid, Austrian-Swiss actress and singer (d. 2000)
- 1910Mae Clarke, American actress and singer (d. 1992)
- 1915Al Hibbler, American singer (d. 2001)
- 1925Willie Jones, American baseball player (d. 1983)
- 1928Ann Blyth, American actress and singer
- 1944Kevin Ayers, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Soft Machine) (d. 2013)
- 1950Hasely Crawford, Trinidadian runner
- 1954James Cameron, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1 BCWang Mang consolidates his power and is declared marshal of state. Emperor Ai of Han, who had died the previous day, had no heirs.
- 963Nikephoros II Phokas is crowned emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Battle of Camden: The British defeat the Americans near Camden, South Carolina.
- 1869Battle of Acosta Ñu: A Paraguayan battalion made up of children is massacred by the Brazilian Army during the Paraguayan War.
- 1913Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tohoku University) becomes the first university in Japan to admit female students.
- 1918The Battle of Lake Baikal was fought between the Czechoslovak Legion and the Red Army.
- 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.
- 1954The first issue of Sports Illustrated is published.
- 2013The ferry St. Thomas Aquinas collides with a cargo ship and sinks at Cebu, Philippines, killing 61 people and 59 others missing.
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: Garrett Clayton, Matthew Lillard, Dave Baksh, François Feldman, Eduardo Waghorn, Yūka, Anne Ramsey, John Linnell, Alex Black, Naoya Uchida.
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.
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: March 28, 1922 – Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra) (d. 1990); May 4, 1959 – Randy Travis, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor; March 19, 1989 – Ben Briley, American singer.
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