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August 31, 1978 was a Thursday and it was the 243rd day of the year 1978. It was the 35th Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 337 days left before your next birthday. You will be 44 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,734 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 5,245 days or 14.36 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 533 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 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 9, 2010.
If a dog named Gyzmo - a Golden Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 213 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 Gyzmo will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Gyzmo 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.
- 1934Nikos Xanthopoulos
- 1940Jack Thompson
- 1944Jos LeDuc
- 1945Bob Welch
- 1945Van Morrison
- 1947Mona Marshall
- 1956Masashi Tashiro
- 1962Dee Bradley Baker
- 1965Céline Bonnier
- 1979Mickie James
View the complete list of August 31 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 31.
- 1775Agnes Bulmer, English poet and author (d. 1836)
- 1821Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician and physicist (d. 1894)
- 1879Alma Mahler, Austrian-American composer and painter (d. 1964)
- 1896Félix-Antoine Savard, Canadian priest and author (d. 1982)
- 1903Vladimir Jankélévitch, French musicologist and philosopher (d. 1985)
- 1944Christine King, English historian and academic
- 1961Magnus Ilmjärv, Estonian historian and author
- 1975John Grahame, American ice hockey player and coach
- 1979Mark Johnston, Canadian swimmer
- 1983Milan Biševac, Serbian footballer
View the complete list of August 31 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1056After a sudden illness a few days previously, Byzantine Empress Theodora dies childless, thus ending the Macedonian dynasty.
- 1795War of the First Coalition: The British capture Trincomalee (present-day Sri Lanka) from the Dutch in order to keep it out of French hands.
- 1803Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west by leaving Pittsburgh at 11 in the morning.
- 1888Mary Ann Nichols is murdered. She is the first of Jack the Ripper’s confirmed victims.
- 1918World War I: Start of the Battle of Mont Saint-Quentin, a successful assault by the Australian Corps during the Hundred Days Offensive.
- 1941World War II: Serbian paramilitary forces defeat Germans in the Battle of Loznica.
- 1958A parcel bomb sent by Ngô Đình Nhu, younger brother and chief adviser of South Vietnamese President Ngô Đình Diệm, fails to kill King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.
- 1962Trinidad and Tobago becomes independent.
- 1986The Soviet passenger liner SS Admiral Nakhimov sinks in the Black Sea after colliding with the bulk carrier Pyotr Vasev, killing 423.
- 1992Pascal Lissouba is inaugurated as the President of the Republic of the Congo.
View the complete list of August 31 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 31, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Rikiya Otaka, Michael Flatley, Andrew Ridgeley, Brina Palencia, Taylor Spreitler, Richard Keith, Noah Wyle, Annalisa Ericson, Ted Leo, Ronald Bell.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 31 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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 31, 1978.
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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st August 1978 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 28, 1959. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +140. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 19, 1994. Your score is -168. 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?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,304,105,753. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Grease by Frankie Valli as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (September 2, 1978). 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 Oceania approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 122,638,528 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1978. The estimated number of babies born on 31st August 1978 is 335,996. That’s equivalent to 233 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 56,323 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,158 times in the year 1978. 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 31, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 243rd day of 1978
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 35th Thursday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2023: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 337 days
- Age on next birthday: 44 years old
- Days since birth: 15,734 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,245 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.36 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 533
- Next full moon: October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 9, 2010
- Age in dog years: 213 dog years old using a Golden Retriever breed
- Life path number and meaning: 1 – It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
- 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: December 28, 1959 (+140)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 19, 1994 (-168)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Grease by Frankie Valli (September 2, 1978)
- Babies born in 1978: 122,638,528
- Babies born in 1978 every day: 335,996
- Babies born in 1978 every minute: 233
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,323 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,158 babies
- Roman numerals: XXXI.VIII.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 22, 1976 – Ville Valo, Finnish singer-songwriter (HIM); January 19, 1982 – Angela Chang, Taiwanese singer and actress; June 29, 1948 – Fred Grandy, American actor and politician.
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