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August 16, 1978 was a Wednesday and it was the 228th day of the year 1978. It was the 33rd Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2023. 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 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 17 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,689 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 5,230 days or 14.32 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 532 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 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 24, 2010.
If a dog named Edison - a Pocket Beagle breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 188 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 Edison will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Edison 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.
- 1915Al Hibbler
- 1930Robert Culp
- 1933Julie Newmar
- 1934Donnie Dunagan
- 1947Marc Messier
- 1960Timothy Hutton
- 1972Emily Robison
- 1986Shawn Pyfrom
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.
- 1573Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland (d. 1598)
- 1877Roque Ruaño, Spanish priest and engineer (d. 1935)
- 1927Lois Nettleton, American actress (d. 2008)
- 1954James Cameron, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1957Tim Farriss, Australian guitarist (INXS)
- 1972Frankie Boyle, Scottish comedian and television host
- 1974Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Guyanese cricketer
- 1991Evanna Lynch, Irish actress
- 1991José Eduardo de Araújo, Brazilian footballer
- 1991Kwon Ri-se, South Korean singer (Ladies’ Code) (d. 2014)
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.
- 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.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: The Americans led by General John Stark rout British and Brunswick troops under Friedrich Baum at the Battle of Bennington in Walloomsac, New York.
- 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.
- 1918The Battle of Lake Baikal was fought between the Czechoslovak Legion and the Red Army.
- 1927The Dole Air Race begins from Oakland, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, during which six out of the eight participating planes crash or disappear.
- 1930The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
- 1945Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, is captured by Soviet troops.
- 1954The first issue of Sports Illustrated is published.
- 2008The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago is topped off at 1389 ft, at the time becoming the world’s highest residence above ground-level.
View the complete list of August 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Cuba Gooding Sr., Lorella De Luca, Sugizo, Uno Laur, Hank Wangford, Sid Caesar, Chris O'Donnell, Errol Brown, Panda Bear, Grace Stafford.
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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 16, 1978.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th August 1978 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 15, 1984. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +130. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 14, 1994. Your score is -181. 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 4,304,105,753. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Three Times a Lady by Commodores as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 19, 1978). 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 Western Australia approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Inquisitive, inventive, liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson – to search, to find and to use this bridge.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 122,638,528 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1978. The estimated number of babies born on 16th August 1978 is 335,996. That’s equivalent to 233 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 56,323 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,158 times in the year 1978. 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, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 228th day of 1978
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 33rd Wednesday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2023: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 17 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,689 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,230 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.32 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 532
- Next full moon: August 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 24, 2010
- Age in dog years: 188 dog years old using a Pocket Beagle breed
- Life path number and meaning: 22 – It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
- 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: January 15, 1984 (+130)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 14, 1994 (-181)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Three Times a Lady by Commodores (August 19, 1978)
- Babies born in 1978: 122,638,528
- Babies born in 1978 every day: 335,996
- Babies born in 1978 every minute: 233
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,323 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,158 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.VIII.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 20, 1961 – Les Stroud, Canadian director, producer, and harmonica player; November 19, 1928 – Dara Singh, Indian wrestler, actor, and politician (d. 2012); January 12, 1993 – D.O., South Korean singer, dancer, and actor.
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