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August 16, 1977 was a Tuesday and it was the 228th day of the year 1977. The next time you can reuse your old 1977 calendar will be in 2022. 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 113 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,497 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 491 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 May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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.
- 1928Ann Blyth
- 1930Frank Gifford
- 1946Lesley Ann Warren
- 1948Barry Hay
- 1969Kate Higgins
- 1987Eri Kitamura
- 1987Kyal Marsh
- 1993Cameron Monaghan
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.
- 1645Jean de La Bruyère, French philosopher and author (d. 1696)
- 1831John Jones Ross, Canadian lawyer and politician, 7th Premier of Quebec (d. 1901)
- 1884Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-American author and publisher (d. 1967)
- 1919Karl-Heinz Euling, German captain (d. 2014)
- 1929Bill Evans, American pianist and composer (d. 1980)
- 1930Frank Gifford, American football player, sportscaster, and actor (d. 2015)
- 1935Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach
- 1945Russell Brookes, English race car driver
- 1975Pantelis Konstantinidis, Greek footballer
- 1992Zawachin, Japanese model
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
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.
- 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.
- 1863The Dominican Restoration War begins when Gregorio Luperón raises the Dominican flag in Santo Domingo after Spain had recolonized the country.
- 1870Franco-Prussian War: The Battle of Mars-la-Tour is fought, resulting in a Prussian victory.
- 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.
- 1906An estimated 8.2 MW earthquake hits Valparaíso, Chile, killing 3,886 people.
- 1913Completion of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Queen Mary.
- 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.
- 1944First flight of the Junkers Ju 287.
- 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 historical events for August 16.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16 and 1977 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Sky Saxon, Franz Xaver Richter, Joey Belladonna, Art Acord, David Conrad, Sophie Turner, Alwyn Uytingco, James Brolin, Zack Shada, Jake LaMotta.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 16 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Snake is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on August 16, 1977.
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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Best of My Love by The Emotions as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 20, 1977). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 27, 1976 – Pgeezy, American rapper (d. 2012); October 16, 1986 – Inna, Romanian singer-songwriter and dancer; November 26, 1949 – Juanin Clay, American actress (d. 1995).
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