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August 24, 1968 was a Saturday and it was the 237th 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 29 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,868 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 605 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 August 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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.
- 1919Drs. P
- 1932W. Morgan Sheppard
- 1945Ken Hensley
- 1949Joe Regalbuto
- 1956Kevin Dunn
- 1960Takashi Miike
- 1973Carmine Giovinazzo
- 1974Órla Fallon
- 1988Rupert Grint
- 1998Sofia Andres
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 24.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 24.
- 1556Sophia Brahe, Danish horticulturalist and astronomer (d. 1643)
- 1921Sam Tingle, English-Zimbabwean race car driver (d. 2008)
- 1927David Ireland, Australian author and playwright
- 1943John Cipollina, American guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Dinosaurs, and Man) (d. 1989)
- 1949Pia Degermark, Swedish actress
- 1956Kevin Dunn, American actor
- 1958Steve Guttenberg, American actor and producer
- 1963John Bush, American singer-songwriter (Anthrax and Armored Saint)
- 1968James Toney, American boxer and mixed martial artist
- 1973Dave Chappelle, American comedian, actor, producer and screenwriter
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 24.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 79Mount Vesuvius erupts. The cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae are buried in volcanic ash (note: this traditional date has been challenged, and many scholars believe that the event occurred on October 24).
- 1690Job Charnock of the East India Company establishes a factory in Calcutta, an event formerly considered the founding of the city (in 2003 the Calcutta High Court ruled that the city has no birthday).
- 1781American Revolutionary War: A small force of Pennsylvania militia is ambushed and overwhelmed by an American Indian group, which forces George Rogers Clark to abandon his attempt to attack Detroit.
- 1816The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.
- 1914World War I: German troops capture Namur.
- 1932Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the United States non-stop (from Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey).
- 1937Spanish Civil War: the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.
- 1967Led by Abbie Hoffman, the Youth International Party temporarily disrupts trading at the New York Stock Exchange by throwing dollar bills from the viewing gallery, causing trading to cease as brokers scramble to grab them.
- 1995Microsoft Windows 95 was released to the public in North America.
- 2010In San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, 72 illegal immigrants are killed by Los Zetas and eventually found dead by Mexican authorities.
View the complete list of historical events for August 24.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 24 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 2. It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jonathon Prandi, Georgina Sherrington, Roland Joffé, Jonathan Monaghan, Melania Trump, Hannah Simone, Wilhelm von Homburg, Cherie Currie, Paulette Goddard, Asal Badiee.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 24 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 24, 1968.
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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 Virgo is carnelian. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
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: November 9, 1922 – Dorothy Dandridge, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1965); January 3, 1979 – Rie Tanaka, Japanese voice actress and singer; April 2, 1961 – Keren Woodward, English singer-songwriter (Bananarama).
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