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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 Thursday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 273 days left before your next birthday. You will be 46 years old when that day comes. There have been 16,529 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 5,510 days or 15.08 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 560 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 December 27 at 00:35:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 9, 2010.
If a dog named Darwon - a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 253 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 Darwon will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Darwon will age 5-6 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.
- 1920Gustavo Adolfo Palma
- 1924Herbert Wise
- 1930Charles Kay
- 1937Warren Berlinger
- 1949Richard Gere
- 1954Caroline Cossey
- 1955Aleksander Krupa
- 1957Glenn Tilbrook
- 1972Chris Tucker
- 1977Craig Nicholls
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.
- 1748Jean-Étienne Despréaux, French ballet dancer, choreographer, composer, and playwright (d. 1820)
- 1905Robert Bacher, American physicist and academic (d. 2004)
- 1940Roger Newman, English-American actor and screenwriter (d. 2010)
- 1957Colm O'Rourke, Irish footballer and sportscaster
- 1965Susan Gritton, English soprano and actress
- 1970Queen Rania of Jordan
- 1975Sara Ramirez, Mexican-American actress and singer
- 1982Pepe Reina, Spanish footballer
- 1986Ryan Kelley, American actor
- 1992Holly Earl, English actress
View the complete list of August 31 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1886An earthquake kills 100 in Charleston, South Carolina.
- 1939Nazi Germany mounts a staged attack on the Gleiwitz radio station, creating an excuse to attack Poland the following day thus starting World War II in Europe.
- 1940Pennsylvania Central Airlines Trip 19 crashes near Lovettsville, Virginia. The CAB investigation of the accident is the first investigation to be conducted under the Bureau of Air Commerce act of 1938.
- 1949The retreat of the Democratic Army of Greece in Albania after its defeat on Gramos mountain marks the end of the Greek Civil War.
- 1980Flood in Ibadan after 12 hours of heavy downpour killed over 300 people and properties worth million destroyed.
- 1986Aeroméxico Flight 498 collides with a Piper PA-28 Cherokee over Cerritos, California, killing 67 in the air and 15 on the ground.
- 1992Pascal Lissouba is inaugurated as the President of the Republic of the Congo.
- 1993Russia completes removing its troops from Lithuania.
- 1998North Korea reportedly launches Kwangmyŏngsŏng-1, its first satellite.
- 1999The first of a series of bombings in Moscow kills one person and wounds 40 others.
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: Mary Healy, Richard Keith, Maya Angelou, Janet Jones, Tom Price, Rio Suzuki, Me Phi Me, Tyron Perez, Wili Jønsson, Yui Koike.
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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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 4,304,105,753. (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)
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 31” 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 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: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2025: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 273 days
- Age on next birthday: 46 years old
- Days since birth: 16,529 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,510 days
- Years spent sleeping: 15.08 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 560
- Next full moon: December 27 at 00:35:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 9, 2010
- Age in dog years: 253 dog years old using a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog 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 8, 1961 – Leif Garrett, American singer and actor; May 2, 1930 – Öztürk Serengil, Turkish actor and producer (d. 1999); December 4, 1913 – Mark Robson, Canadian-American director and producer (d. 1978).
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