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August 2, 1979 was a Thursday and it was the 214th day of the year 1979. It was the 31st Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 309 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,397 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 5,132 days or 14.05 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 522 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 10, 2011.
If a dog named Tusky - a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 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 Tusky will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Tusky 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.
- 1612Saskia van Uylenburgh
- 1914Beatrice Straight
- 1953Butch Patrick
- 1960Neal Morse
- 1961Pete de Freitas
- 1962Lee Mavers
- 1967Aline Brosh McKenna
- 1979Donna Air
- 1980Nadia Bjorlin
- 1988Alice Moran
View the complete list of August 2 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 2.
- 1533Theodor Zwinger, Swiss physician and scholar (d. 1588)
- 1828Manuel Pavía y Rodríguez de Alburquerque, Spanish general (d. 1895)
- 1923Shimon Peres, Polish-Israeli lawyer and politician, 9th President of Israel
- 1960Neal Morse, American singer and keyboard player (Spock’s Beard, Transatlantic, Yellow Matter Custard, and Flying Colors)
- 1967Aline Brosh McKenna, American screenwriter and producer
- 1972Daniele Nardello, Italian cyclist
- 1977Edward Furlong, American actor and singer
- 1980Ivica Banović, Croatian footballer
- 1983Michel Bastos, Brazilian footballer
- 1984Britt Nicole, American singer-songwriter and producer
View the complete list of August 2 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 338 BCA Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean.
- 1377Russian troops are defeated in the Battle on Pyana River.
- 1610Henry Hudson sails into what is now known as Hudson Bay thinking he had made it through the Northwest Passage and reached the Pacific Ocean.
- 1869Japan’s samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinōkōshō) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese date: June 25, 1869).
- 1916World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.
- 1918Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I.
- 1934Gleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany following the death of President Paul von Hindenburg.
- 1989Pakistan is re-admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations after having restored democracy for the first time since 1972.
- 1990Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
- 2014At least 146 people were killed and more than 114 injured in an explosion at a factory near Shanghai.
View the complete list of August 2 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 2, and 1979 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: Axwell, Timothy Bottoms, Kurt Russell, Steve O'Donnell, Edward Mulhare, Craig Anton, Hideto Matsumoto, John Zacherle, Tim Gunn, Lonny Price.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 2 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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 2, 1979.
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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 2nd August 1979 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on March 30, 1972. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +147. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 24, 2000. Your score is -147. 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 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Bad Girls by Donna Summer as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 4, 1979). 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 Israel approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 2nd August 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 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 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. 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 2” 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 2, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 214th day of 1979
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 31st Thursday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2023: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 309 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,397 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,132 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.05 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 522
- Next full moon: October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 10, 2011
- Age in dog years: 188 dog years old using a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 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: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: March 30, 1972 (+147)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 24, 2000 (-147)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Bad Girls by Donna Summer (August 4, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: II.VIII.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 17, 1962 – Mike Judge, American animator, director, screenwriter, producer and actor; November 25, 1971 – Christina Applegate, American actress, singer, and producer; February 7, 1947 – Wayne Allwine, American voice actor and singer (d. 2009).
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