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August 31, 1979 was a Friday and it was the 243rd day of the year 1979. It was the 35th Friday 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 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 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,382 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 4,794 days or 13.13 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 487 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, 2011.
If a dog named Junia - a Schipperke breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 176 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 Junia will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Junia 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.
- 1924Herbert Wise
- 1937Warren Berlinger
- 1944Jos LeDuc
- 1958Julie Brown
- 1963Rituparno Ghosh
- 1963Todd Carty
- 1965Céline Bonnier
- 1970Debbie Gibson
- 1980Joe Budden
- 1986Ryan Kelley
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)
- 1945Van Morrison, Irish singer-songwriter (Them)
- 1957Glenn Tilbrook, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Squeeze and Difford & Tilbrook)
- 1958Julie Brown, American actress, singer, producer, and screenwriter
- 1960Vali Ionescu, Romanian long jumper
- 1965Susan Gritton, English soprano and actress
- 1970Queen Rania of Jordan
- 1975Takahiro Suwa, Japanese wrestler
- 1979Ramón Santiago, Dominican baseball player
- 1987Xavi Annunziata, Spanish footballer
View the complete list of August 31 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1218Al-Kamil becomes Sultan of Egypt, Syria and northern Mesopotamia on the death of his father Al-Adil I.
- 1813At the final stage of the Peninsular War, British-Portuguese troops capture the town of Donostia (now San Sebastián), resulting in a rampage and eventual destruction of the town. Elsewhere, Spanish troops repel a French attack in the Battle of San Marcial.
- 1876Ottoman Sultan Murad V is deposed and succeeded by his brother Abdul Hamid II.
- 1886An earthquake kills 100 in Charleston, South Carolina.
- 1907Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson sign the St. Petersburg Convention, which results in the Triple Entente alliance.
- 1920The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit.
- 1945The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.
- 1980After two weeks of nationwide strikes, the Polish government was forced to sign the Gdańsk Agreement, allowing for the creation of the trade union Solidarity.
- 1980Flood in Ibadan after 12 hours of heavy downpour killed over 300 people and properties worth million destroyed.
- 1996Saddam Hussein’s troops seized Irbil after the Kurdish Masoud Barzani appealed for help to defeat his Kurdish rival PUK.
View the complete list of August 31 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 31, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 2. It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Ian MacKaye, Jimi Jamison, Prem Nazir, Karolina Gruszka, Andreas Kisser, Siti Nurhaliza, P.J. Proby, Tetsuji Tamayama, Billy L. Sullivan, Greg Baldwin.
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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 31, 1979.
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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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st August 1979 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on April 25, 1988. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +150. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 21, 1966. Your incompatibility score is -226. 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 4,379,013,942. (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 31st 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 31, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 243rd day of 1979
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 35th Friday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- 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: 40 years old
- Days since birth: 14,382 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,794 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.13 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 487
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 9, 2011
- Age in dog years: 176 dog years old using a Schipperke breed
- Life path number and meaning: 2 – It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
- 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: April 25, 1988 (+150)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 21, 1966 (-226)
- 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 21, 1944 – Mandy Rice-Davies, English model and actress (d. 2014); March 12, 1970 – Roy Khan, Norwegian singer-songwriter (Kamelot and Conception); March 9, 1975 – Chaske Spencer, American actor.
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