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August 26, 1979 was a Sunday and it was the 238th day of the year 1979. It was the 34th Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 178 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,163 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 5,054 days or 13.84 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 514 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 May 4, 2011.
If a dog named Starburst - a English Setter breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 204 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 Starburst will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Starburst will age 4.5 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.
- 1939Todor Kolev
- 1940Nik Turner
- 1941Akiko Wakabayashi
- 1942Vic Dana
- 1960Wanda De Jesus
- 1968Byron Lawson
- 1976Amaia Montero
- 1982John Mulaney
- 1996Bishop Nehru
View the complete list of August 26 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 26.
- 1910Mother Teresa, Macedonian-Indian nun and missionary, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)
- 1926Robert Vickrey, American painter and author (d. 2011)
- 1946Zhou Ji, Chinese engineer and politician, 14th Chinese Minister of Education
- 1960Ola Ray, American model and actress
- 1966Shirley Manson, Scottish singer-songwriter, and actress (Garbage, Angelfish, and Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie)
- 1967Michael Gove, Scottish journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Education
- 1975Morgan Ensberg, American baseball player and coach
- 1977Dominic Treadwell-Collins, English television producer
- 1982Noah Welch, American ice hockey player
- 1995Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, American son of Anwar al-Awlaki (d. 2011)
View the complete list of August 26 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1346Hundred Years’ War: The military supremacy of the English longbow over the French combination of crossbow and armoured knights is established at the Battle of Crécy.
- 1466A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered.
- 1778The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.
- 1810The former viceroy Santiago de Liniers of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata is executed after the defeat of his counter-revolution.
- 1821The University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is officially opened.
- 1914In Brazil, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras is founded.
- 1940Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France’s first black colonial governor.
- 1966The Namibian War of Independence starts with the battle at Omugulugwombashe.
- 1978Papal conclave: Albino Luciani is elected as Pope John Paul I.
- 1999Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.
View the complete list of August 26 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 26, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Slash, Hande Yener, Keith Harris, Phyllis Thaxter, Richard Gomez, Alizée, Maki Horikita, Kate Bush, Vyacheslav Butusov, Lemar.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 26 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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 26, 1979.
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 26th August 1979 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 8, 1958. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +121. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 8, 1993. Your score is -144. 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 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was My Sharona by The Knack as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (September 1, 1979). 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 Sumatra approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem – to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 26th August 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 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 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 26” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 26, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 238th day of 1979
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 34th Sunday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2023: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 178 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 15,163 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,054 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.84 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 514
- Next full moon: March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 4, 2011
- Age in dog years: 204 dog years old using a English Setter breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: December 8, 1958 (+121)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 8, 1993 (-144)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: My Sharona by The Knack (September 1, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: XXVI.VIII.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 30, 1970 – Maja Tatić, Serbian singer; May 12, 1959 – Deborah Warner, English director and producer; December 23, 1971 – Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, English model, actress, and author.
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