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August 18, 1972 was a Friday and it was the 231st day of the year 1972. The next time you can reuse your old 1972 calendar will be in 2028. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 327 days left before your next birthday. You will be 46 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,474 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 558 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 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1920Shelley Winters
- 1935Gail Fisher
- 1952Elayne Boosler
- 1958Madeleine Stowe
- 1969Edward Norton
- 1970Jessica Hsuan
- 1972Leo Ku
- 1987Siri Tollerød
- 1987Zuzana Jandová
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 18.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 18.
- 1754François, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat, French general and engineer (d. 1833)
- 1819Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1876)
- 1904Max Factor, Jr., American businessman (d. 1996)
- 1912Otto Ernst Remer, German general (d. 1997)
- 1925Anis Mansour, Egyptian journalist and author (d. 2011)
- 1939Johnny Preston, American singer (d. 2011)
- 1945Lewis Burwell Puller, Jr., American soldier, lawyer, and author (d. 1994)
- 1979Stuart Dew, Australian footballer
- 1983Cameron White, Australian cricketer
- 1989Nikki Bacolod, Filipino singer and actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 18.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1487The Siege of Málaga ends with the taking of the city by Castilian and Aragonese forces.
- 1587Virginia Dare, granddaughter of Governor John White of the Colony of Roanoke, becomes the first English child born in the Americas.
- 1634Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Globe Tavern: Union forces try to cut a vital Confederate supply-line into Petersburg, Virginia, by attacking the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad.
- 1870Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Gravelotte is fought.
- 1917A Great Fire in Thessaloniki, Greece destroys 32% of the city leaving 70,000 individuals homeless.
- 1958Brojen Das from Bangladesh swims across the English Channel in a competition, as the first Bengali and the first Asian to do so. He came first among 39 competitors.
- 1965Vietnam War: Operation Starlite begins: United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war.
- 1983Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast, killing 22 people and causing over US$1 billion in damage (1983 dollars).
- 2005A massive power blackout hits the Indonesian island of Java, affecting almost 100 million people, one of the largest and most widespread power outages in history.
View the complete list of historical events for August 18.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 18 and 1972 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: Nicholas Colasanto, Tim Moore, Debbie Harry, Ali MacGraw, Anna Popplewell, David Kirschner, David Fincher, Philippa Hanna, Natsuki Sato, Chris Marion.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 18 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element of a person born on August 18, 1972.
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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.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 19, 1972). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 8, 1992 – Katie Stevens, American actress and singer; January 5, 1940 – Michael O'Donoghue, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1994); March 29, 1947 – Robert Gordon, American singer and actor (Tuff Darts).
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