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August 28, 1979 was a Tuesday and it was the 240th day of the year 1979. It was the 35th Tuesday 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Sunday 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 104 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,237 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 5,079 days or 13.91 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 516 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 May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 6, 2011.
If a dog named Joe - a Shetland Sheepdog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 184 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 Joe will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Joe 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.
- 1899Charles Boyer
- 1913Richard Tucker
- 1930Windsor Davies
- 1943Robert Greenwald
- 1974Kaori Mizuhashi
- 1980Antony Hämäläinen
- 1982Kelly Thiebaud
- 1983Alfonso Herrera
- 1986Florence Welch
- 1991Kyle Massey
View the complete list of August 28 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 28.
- 1913Jack Dreyfus, American businessman, founded the Dreyfus Corporation (d. 2009)
- 1929István Kertész, Hungarian conductor (d. 1973)
- 1952Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman
- 1953Ditmar Jakobs, German footballer
- 1957Ai Weiwei, Chinese sculptor and activist
- 1961Jennifer Coolidge, American actress
- 1967Dominic Lucero, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1994)
- 1971Janet Evans, American swimmer
- 1971Shane Andrews, American baseball player
- 1992Gabriela Drăgoi, Romanian gymnast
View the complete list of August 28 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1189Third Crusade: The Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan.
- 1640Second Bishop’s War: King Charles I’s English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn.
- 1648Siege of Colchester ended when Royalists Forces surrender to the Parliamentary Forces after eleven weeks, during the English Civil War.
- 1709Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.
- 1833The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 receives Royal Assent, abolishing slavery through most of the British Empire.
- 1909A group of mid-level Greek Army officers launches the Goudi coup, seeking wide-ranging reforms.
- 1913Queen Wilhelmina opens the Peace Palace in The Hague.
- 1953Nippon Television broadcasts Japan’s first television show, including its first TV advertisement.
- 1998Pakistan’s National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the “Qur'an and Sunnah” the “supreme law” but the bill is defeated in the Senate.
- 1998Second Congo War: Loyalist troops backed by Angolan and Zimbabwean forces repulse the RCD and Rwandan offensive on Kinshasa.
View the complete list of August 28 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 28, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Leon Askin, Jack Douglass, Kathy Garver, Jonathan Haze, Allison Harvard, Ann Magnuson, Ari Koivunen, Severina Vučković, Carl Wilson, Mahée Paiement.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 28 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 28, 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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 28th August 1979 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 28, 1960. 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 11, 1995. Your score is -131. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
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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 28th 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)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 28, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 240th day of 1979
- Day of week: Tuesday
- Day of week birthstone: Ruby
- Week index: 35th Tuesday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2023: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 104 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 15,237 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,079 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.91 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 516
- Next full moon: May 26 at 11:16:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 6, 2011
- Age in dog years: 184 dog years old using a Shetland Sheepdog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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: September 28, 1960 (+121)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 11, 1995 (-131)
- 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: XXVIII.VIII.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 25, 1969 – Rachel Shelley, English model and actress; November 10, 1974 – Chris Lilley, Australian comedian, actor, and producer; June 7, 1952 – Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor.
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