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August 20, 1978 was a Sunday and it was the 232nd day of the year 1978. It was the 34th Sunday 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 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 172 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,534 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 5,178 days or 14.18 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 526 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 March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 28, 2010.
If a dog named Bryson - a Irish Setter breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 238 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 Bryson will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Bryson will age 5-6 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.
- 1906Charles Arnt
- 1939Fernando Poe, Jr.
- 1941Dave Brock
- 1949Katiana Balanika
- 1949Patrick Kilpatrick
- 1962James Marsters
- 1971David Walliams
- 1972Anna Umemiya
- 1986Letizia Ciampa
- 1990Jasmyn Banks
View the complete list of August 20 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 20.
- 1847Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (d. 1889)
- 1847Bolesław Prus, Polish journalist and author (d. 1912)
- 1941William H. Gray, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
- 1953Jim Trenton, American radio host and actor
- 1953Mike Jackson, American politician
- 1957Paul Johnson, American football coach
- 1970Fred Durst, American singer-songwriter, actor, and director (Limp Bizkit)
- 1973Alban Bushi, Albanian footballer
- 1976Cornel Frăsineanu, Romanian footballer
- 1988Sarah R, Lotfi, American director, producer, and screenwriter
View the complete list of August 20 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 14Agrippa Postumus, adopted son of the late Roman emperor Augustus, is executed by his guards while in exile under mysterious circumstances.
- 1083Canonization of the first King of Hungary, Saint Stephen and his son Saint Emeric.
- 1672Former Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered by an angry mob in The Hague.
- 1940In Mexico City, Mexico exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is fatally wounded with an ice axe by Ramón Mercader. He dies the next day.
- 1944World War II: 168 captured allied airmen, including Phil Lamason, accused by the Gestapo of being “terror fliers”, arrive at Buchenwald concentration camp.
- 1968Soviet Union-dominated Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, crushing the Prague Spring.
- 1986In Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S. Postal employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers and then commits suicide.
- 1988Peru becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
- 1997Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.
- 2008Spanair Flight 5022, from Madrid, Spain to Gran Canaria, skids off the runway and crashes at Barajas Airport. Of the 172 people on board, 146 die immediately, and eight more later die of injuries sustained in the crash.
View the complete list of August 20 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 20, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Idina Menzel, Emilia McCarthy, Tony Ward, Charlie Clouser, Heidi Mount, Louis de Funès, Helene Fischer, Corynne Charby, Sherri Stoner, Phil Phillips.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 20 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 20, 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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 20th 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 +136. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 17, 1993. Your score is -169. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 Grease by Frankie Valli as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 26, 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 Thailand 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 20th 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)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 20, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 232nd day of 1978
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 34th Sunday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2023: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 172 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,534 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,178 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.18 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 526
- Next full moon: March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 28, 2010
- Age in dog years: 238 dog years old using a Irish Setter breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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 (+136)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 17, 1993 (-169)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Grease by Frankie Valli (August 26, 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: XX.VIII.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 19, 1953 – Nanni Moretti, Italian actor, director, and producer; February 3, 1973 – Ilana Sod, Mexican journalist and producer; July 21, 1926 – Bill Pertwee, English actor (d. 2013).
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