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August 16, 1996 was a Friday and it was the 229th day of the year 1996. It was the 33rd Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1996 calendar will be in 2024. 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 332 days left before your next birthday. You will be 26 years old when that day comes. There have been 9,164 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 3,055 days or 8.36 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 310 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 September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on April 24, 2028.
If a dog named Babbles - a American Foxhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 132 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 Babbles will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Babbles will age 4.5 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.
- 1910Gloria Blondell
- 1944Kevin Ayers
- 1946Lesley Ann Warren
- 1960Timothy Hutton
- 1977Tamer Hosny
- 1982Cam Gigandet
- 1985Cristin Milioti
- 1991Evanna Lynch
- 1991Kwon Ri-se
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.
- 1842Jakob Rosanes, Ukrainian-German mathematician, chess player, and academic (d. 1922)
- 1882Christian Mortensen, Danish-American super-centenarian (d. 1998)
- 1930Frank Gifford, American football player, sportscaster, and actor (d. 2015)
- 1934John Standing, English actor
- 1945Russell Brookes, English race car driver
- 1948Pierre Reid, Canadian educator and politician
- 1954James Cameron, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1972Frankie Boyle, Scottish comedian and television host
- 1983Nikolaos Zisis, Greek basketball player
- 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.
- 1793French Revolution: A levée en masse is decreed by the National Convention.
- 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.
- 1870Franco-Prussian War: The Battle of Mars-la-Tour is fought, resulting in a Prussian victory.
- 1906An estimated 8.2 MW earthquake hits Valparaíso, Chile, killing 3,886 people.
- 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.
- 1920The congress of the Communist Party of Bukhara opens. The congress would call for armed revolution.
- 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.
- 1945An assassination attempt is made on Japan’s prime minister, Kantarō Suzuki.
- 1964Vietnam War: A coup d'état replaces Dương Văn Minh with General Nguyễn Khánh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.
- 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 August 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16, and 1996 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: Chris Hemsworth, Joan Roberts, Neil Flynn, Gary David Goldberg, Mark Radcliffe, Ray Butt, Eve Myles, Ryōtarō Sugi, Kōji Seto, Hal B. Wallis.
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), Rat is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on August 16, 1996.
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 1996 is Poppy for preparedness.
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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 5,779,440,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 17, 1996). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman, mechanic.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy.
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 131,354,612 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1996. The estimated number of babies born on 16th August 1996 is 358,892. That’s equivalent to 249 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 Emily. This name was given to 25,151 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 38,365 times in the year 1996. Any chance you are Emily 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, 1996. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1996
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 33rd Friday of 1996
- Next same calendar year: 2024
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2023: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 332 days
- Age on next birthday: 26 years old
- Days since birth: 9,164 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,055 days
- Years spent sleeping: 8.36 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 310
- Next full moon: September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 24, 2028
- Age in dog years: 132 dog years old using a American Foxhound 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: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- 1996 world population: 5,779,440,593
- Number one song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio (August 17, 1996)
- Babies born in 1996: 131,354,612
- Babies born in 1996 every day: 358,892
- Babies born in 1996 every minute: 249
- Popular girl’s name: Emily – 25,151 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 38,365 babies
- Roman numerals: XVI.VIII.MCMXCVI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 7, 1961 – Kym Whitley, American actress and producer; April 23, 1967 – Kim Hee-ae, South Korean actress; November 5, 1960 – René Froger, Dutch singer.
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