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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 87 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,810 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.
- 1916Hal Smith
- 1932W. Morgan Sheppard
- 1952Linton Kwesi Johnson
- 1962Craig Kilborn
- 1964Dana Gould
- 1965Marlee Matlin
- 1974Jennifer Lien
- 1980Sonja Bennett
- 1981Jiro Wang
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 24.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 24.
- 1824Antonio Stoppani, Italian geologist and scholar (d. 1891)
- 1916Léo Ferré, Monegasque-Italian singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1993)
- 1947Raven De La Croix, American actress and producer
- 1952Marion Bloem, Dutch author, director, and painter
- 1958Steve Guttenberg, American actor and producer
- 1973Andrew Brunette, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1976Simon Dennis, English rower and academic
- 1978Darren Robinson, American singer and guitarist (Phantom Planet)
- 1979Michael Redd, American basketball player
- 1982José Bosingwa, Portuguese footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 24.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 455The Vandals, led by king Genseric, begin to plunder Rome. Pope Leo I requests Genseric not destroy the ancient city or murder its citizens. He agrees and the gates of Rome are opened. However, the Vandals loot a great amount of treasure.
- 1200King John of England, signer of the first Magna Carta, marries Isabella of Angoulême in Bordeaux Cathedral.
- 1349Six thousand Jews are killed in Mainz after being blamed for the bubonic plague.
- 1516The Ottoman Empire under Selim I defeats the Mamluk Sultanate and captures present-day Syria at the Battle of Marj Dabiq.
- 1821The Treaty of Córdoba is signed in Córdoba, now in Veracruz, Mexico, concluding the Mexican War of Independence from Spain.
- 1891Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera.
- 1936The Australian Antarctic Territory is created.
- 1949The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization goes into effect.
- 1954Getúlio Dornelles Vargas, president of Brazil, commits suicide and is succeeded by João Café Filho.
- 1963Buddhist crisis: As a result of the Xá Lợi Pagoda raids, the US State Department cables the United States Embassy, Saigon to encourage Army of the Republic of Vietnam generals to launch a coup against President Ngô Đình Diệm if he did not remove his brother Ngô Đình Nhu.
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: Matt Lapinskas, Barry Livingston, Bae Doona, Hunter Foster, Philip Bailey, Shane Filan, Lee Hyeri, Rob Sitch, Nick Stewart, Brenda Song.
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.
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: August 27, 1944 – Barbara Trentham, American actress and painter (d. 2013); September 19, 1948 – Mihai Timofti, Moldovan actor, director, and composer; August 22, 1978 – Ed Petrie, English comedian and actor.
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