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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 is Saturday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 228 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,747 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 4,916 days or 13.46 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 499 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 9, 2010.
If a dog named Macks - a Puggle breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 180 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 Macks will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Macks 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.
- 1914Richard Basehart
- 1924Herbert Wise
- 1930Charles Kay
- 1934Nikos Xanthopoulos
- 1940Jack Thompson
- 1956Masashi Tashiro
- 1963Todd Carty
- 1973Kaori Mizumori
- 1977Jeff Hardy
- 1992Holly Earl
View the complete list of August 31 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 31.
- 1802Husein Gradaščević, Ottoman general (d. 1834)
- 1905Robert Bacher, American physicist and academic (d. 2004)
- 1925Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (d. 2003)
- 1931Noble Willingham, American actor (d. 2004)
- 1946Tom Coughlin, American football player and coach
- 1955Aleksander Krupa, Polish-American actor
- 1961Magnus Ilmjärv, Estonian historian and author
- 1979Yuvan Shankar Raja, Indian singer-songwriter and producer
- 1984Aleksander Baldin, Estonian swimmer
- 1988Ken Kallaste, Estonian footballer
View the complete list of August 31 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1876Ottoman Sultan Murad V is deposed and succeeded by his brother Abdul Hamid II.
- 1913Police attack a union rally during the Dublin Lock-out, killing two people and injuring hundreds.
- 1957The Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia) gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1963Crown Colony of North Borneo (now Sabah) achieve a self governance.
- 1968Garfield Sobers became the first batsman ever to hit six sixes in a single over of six consecutive balls in first-class cricket.
- 1992Pascal Lissouba is inaugurated as the President of the Republic of the Congo.
- 1994The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares a ceasefire.
- 1999A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including two on the ground.
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: Kyle Turley, Katherine Boecher, Kate Walsh, Rachel G. Fox, Tony Burton, Paul Verhoeven, Odalys García, Dana Reeve, Robert Hegyes, Judith Barsi.
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.
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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 ‘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 Love Match 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 incompatibility 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)
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: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 228 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,747 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,916 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.46 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 499
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 9, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Puggle 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 20, 1941 – Kōji Ishizaka, Japanese actor; February 1, 1946 – Elisabeth Sladen, English actress (d. 2011); July 2, 1953 – Sharifah Aini, Malaysian singer (d. 2014).
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