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August 23, 1968 was a Friday and it was the 236th day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 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 is Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 86 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,811 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 603 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1900Malvina Reynolds
- 1929Vera Miles
- 1942Letta Mbulu
- 1944Saira Banu
- 1962Shaun Ryder
- 1963Park Chan-wook
- 1969Geneviève Brouillette
- 1978Andrew Rannells
- 1983Annie Ilonzeh
- 1989Lianne La Havas
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 23.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 23.
- 1877István Medgyaszay, Hungarian architect and academic (d. 1959)
- 1910Lonny Frey, American baseball player and soldier (d. 2009)
- 1933Robert Curl, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1949Geoff Capes, English shot putter and strongman
- 1952Santillana, Spanish footballer
- 1963Richard Illingworth, English cricketer and umpire
- 1964Johan Bruyneel, Belgian cyclist and manager
- 1967Jim Murphy, Scottish lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Europe
- 1978Andrew Rannells, American actor and singer
- 1979Edgar Sosa, Mexican boxer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 23.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 20 BCLudi Volcanalici are held within the temple precinct of Vulcan, and used by Augustus to mark the treaty with Parthia and the return of the legionary standards that had been lost at the Battle of Carrhae in 53 BC.
- 1514The Battle of Chaldiran ends with a decisive victory for the Sultan Selim I, Ottoman Empire, over the Shah Ismail I, founder of the Safavid dynasty.
- 1592Japanese invasions of Korea: The Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka.
- 1703Edirne event: Sultan Mustafa II of the Ottoman Empire is dethroned.
- 1831Nat Turner’s slave rebellion is suppressed.
- 1864The Union Navy captures Fort Morgan, Alabama, thus breaking Confederate dominance of all ports on the Gulf of Mexico except Galveston, Texas.
- 1989Singing Revolution: Two million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania stand on the Vilnius–Tallinn road, holding hands (Baltic Way).
- 1994Eugene Bullard, the only black pilot in World War I, is posthumously commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
- 2010Manila hostage crisis, in which eight hostages were killed.
- 2011Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the Libyan Civil War.
View the complete list of historical events for August 23.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 23 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Thia Megia, Alex Chilton, Leo Chiosso, Tetsurō Oda, Geoff Johns, Orsi Kocsis, Caroline Ellis, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Paul Burke, Olga Baclanova.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 23 is Virgo ♍. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 23, 1968.
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 Virgo is carnelian. 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 People Got to Be Free by The Rascals as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 24, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 29, 1985 – Anjana Sowmya, Indian singer; July 8, 1998 – Jaden Smith, American actor and rapper; September 9, 1988 – Manuela Arbeláez, Colombian-American model and actress.
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