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August 16, 1974 was a Friday and it was the 228th day of the year 1974. It was the 33rd Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1974 calendar will be in 2030. 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 324 days left before your next birthday. You will be 48 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,208 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 5,736 days or 15.70 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 583 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 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 24, 2006.
If a dog named PP - a Shiba Inu breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 208 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 PP will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like PP will age 4 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
- 1927Lois Nettleton
- 1928Ann Blyth
- 1934Donnie Dunagan
- 1939Billy Joe Shaver
- 1961Urara Takano
- 1985Arden Cho
- 1987Eri Kitamura
- 1993Cameron Monaghan
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.
- 1882Désiré Mérchez, French swimmer and water polo player (d. 1968)
- 1908William Keepers Maxwell, Jr., American author (d. 2000)
- 1939Trevor McDonald, Trinidadian-English journalist and academic
- 1943Sharon Baird, American actress and dancer
- 1968Arvind Kejriwal, Indian civil servant and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Delhi
- 1974Krisztina Egerszegi, Hungarian swimmer
- 1987Eri Kitamura, Japanese voice actress and singer
- 1991José Eduardo de Araújo, Brazilian footballer
- 1993Cameron Monaghan, American actor
- 1997Greyson Chance, American singer-songwriter and pianist
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.
- 1328The House of Gonzaga seizes power in the Duchy of Mantua, and will rule until 1708.
- 1793French Revolution: A levée en masse is decreed by the National Convention.
- 1819Peterloo Massacre: Seventeen people die and over 600 are injured in cavalry charges at a public meeting at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England.
- 1841U.S. President John Tyler vetoes a bill which called for the re-establishment of the Second Bank of the United States. Enraged Whig Party members riot outside the White House in the most violent demonstration on White House grounds in U.S. history.
- 1858U.S. President James Buchanan inaugurates the new transatlantic telegraph cable by exchanging greetings with Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. However, a weak signal forces a shutdown of the service in a few weeks.
- 1859The Tuscan National Assembly formally deposes the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.
- 1863The Dominican Restoration War begins when Gregorio Luperón raises the Dominican flag in Santo Domingo after Spain had recolonized the country.
- 1906An estimated 8.2 MW earthquake hits Valparaíso, Chile, killing 3,886 people.
- 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.
- 1946Mass riots in Kolkata begin, in which more than 4,000 would be killed in 72 hours.
View the complete list of August 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16, and 1974 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: Jack Lemmon, Waljinah, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Gummo Marx, Christina Applegate, Ryan Pinkston, Ella Rae Peck, Nanni Moretti, Sheila Fearn.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Wood is the Eastern element of a person born on August 16, 1974.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th August 1974 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on May 2, 1991. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +140. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 19, 2000. Your score is -178. 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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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,016,608,813. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 17, 1974). 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 USA North-East approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, tailor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 121,673,775 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1974. The estimated number of babies born on 16th August 1974 is 333,353. That’s equivalent to 231 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 63,112 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,583 times in the year 1974. 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 16” 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 16, 1974. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 228th day of 1974
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 33rd Friday of 1974
- Next same calendar year: 2030
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2023: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 324 days
- Age on next birthday: 48 years old
- Days since birth: 17,208 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,736 days
- Years spent sleeping: 15.70 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 583
- Next full moon: October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 24, 2006
- Age in dog years: 208 dog years old using a Shiba Inu 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: Tiger
- Eastern zodiac element: Wood
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: May 2, 1991 (+140)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 19, 2000 (-178)
- 1974 world population: 4,016,608,813
- Number one song: The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace (August 17, 1974)
- Babies born in 1974: 121,673,775
- Babies born in 1974 every day: 333,353
- Babies born in 1974 every minute: 231
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 63,112 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,583 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.VIII.MCMLXXIV
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 28, 1950 – Ed Harris, American actor and producer; July 11, 1953 – Angélica Aragón, Mexican actress; September 15, 1931 – Brian Henderson, New Zealand-Australian journalist, actor, and producer.
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