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August 24, 1980 was a Sunday and it was the 237th day of the year 1980. It was the 34th Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 312 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,932 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 4,644 days or 12.71 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 472 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 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 2, 2012.
If a dog named Taz - a Silky Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 172 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 Taz will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Taz 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.
- 1890Duke Kahanamoku
- 1938David Freiberg
- 1945Vince McMahon
- 1948Jean Michel Jarre
- 1952Linton Kwesi Johnson
- 1954Philippe Cataldo
- 1957Stephen Fry
- 1976Alex O'Loughlin
- 1987Daichi Miura
- 1998Sofia Andres
View the complete list of August 24 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 24.
- 1393Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)
- 1714Alaungpaya, Burmese king (d. 1760)
- 1893Haim Ernst Wertheimer, German-Israeli biochemist and academic (d. 1978)
- 1904Mary Burchell, English activist and author (d. 1986)
- 1924Jimmy Gardner, English actor (d. 2010)
- 1950John Banaszak, American football player and coach
- 1962Major Garrett, American journalist and author
- 1963John Bush, American singer-songwriter (Anthrax and Armored Saint)
- 1964Oteil Burbridge, American bass player (The Allman Brothers Band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Vida Blue, BK3, and Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit)
- 1980Sonja Bennett, Canadian actress
View the complete list of August 24 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1482The town and castle of Berwick upon Tweed is captured from Scotland by an English army
- 1814British troops invade Washington, D.C. and during the Burning of Washington the White House, the Capitol and many other buildings are set ablaze.
- 1931Resignation of the United Kingdom’s Second Labour Government. Formation of the UK National Government.
- 1936The Australian Antarctic Territory is created.
- 1937Spanish Civil War: the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.
- 1941Adolf Hitler orders the cessation of Nazi Germany’s systematic T4 euthanasia program of the mentally ill and the handicapped due to protests, although killings continue for the remainder of the war.
- 1950Edith Sampson becomes the first black U.S. delegate to the United Nations.
- 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.
- 1992Hurricane Andrew makes landfall just south of Miami as a Category 5 hurricane.
- 1995Microsoft Windows 95 was released to the public in North America.
View the complete list of August 24 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 24, and 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Harry Belafonte, Ann Carter, Lesley Sharp, Elizabeth Whitmere, Kaitlyn, Ned Sparks, Monica Day, Mase, Garry Gary Beers, Mark Dinning.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 24 is Virgo ♍ (The Maiden) – a mutable sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Mercury – the planet of communication. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on August 24, 1980.
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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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 24th August 1980 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 21, 1954. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +124. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 22, 1996. Your incompatibility score is -116. 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 4,451,362,735. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Sailing by Christopher Cross as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 30, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, docks.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 125,148,676 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1980. The estimated number of babies born on 24th August 1980 is 341,936. That’s equivalent to 237 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 58,376 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,693 times in the year 1980. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 24, 1980. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 237th day of 1980
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 34th Sunday of 1980
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2020: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 312 days
- Age on next birthday: 39 years old
- Days since birth: 13,932 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,644 days
- Years spent sleeping: 12.71 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 472
- Next full moon: October 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 2, 2012
- Age in dog years: 172 dog years old using a Silky Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- Western zodiac sign: Virgo ♍ (The Maiden)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mercury – the planet of communication
- Western zodiac gemstone: Carnelian
- Eastern zodiac animal: Monkey
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: December 21, 1954 (+124)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 22, 1996 (-116)
- 1980 world population: 4,451,362,735
- Number one song: Sailing by Christopher Cross (August 30, 1980)
- Babies born in 1980: 125,148,676
- Babies born in 1980 every day: 341,936
- Babies born in 1980 every minute: 237
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 58,376 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,693 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 25, 1971 – Felix da Housecat, American DJ and producer; July 14, 1960 – Angélique Kidjo, Beninese singer-songwriter and activist; September 28, 1982 – Nolwenn Leroy, French singer-songwriter and actress.
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