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August 31, 1988 was a Wednesday and it was the 244th day of the year 1988. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 96 days left before your next birthday. You will be 29 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,496 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 355 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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
- 1930Charles Kay
- 1931Noble Willingham
- 1955Aleksander Krupa
- 1956Masashi Tashiro
- 1957Gina Schock
- 1967Gene Hoglan
- 1970Debbie Gibson
- 1977Jeff Hardy
- 1995Ceallach Spellman
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 31.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 31.
- 1775Agnes Bulmer, English poet and author (d. 1836)
- 1870Maria Montessori, Italian physician and educator (d. 1952)
- 1909Ferenc Fejtő, Hungarian-French journalist and political scientist (d. 2008)
- 1916Daniel Schorr, American journalist and author (d. 2010)
- 1919Amrita Preetam, Indian poet and author (d. 2005)
- 1924Buddy Hackett, American actor and singer (d. 2003)
- 1947Mona Marshall, American voice actress and singer
- 1955Gary Webb, American journalist and author (d. 2004)
- 1977Jeff Hardy, American wrestler and singer (PeroxWhy?Gen)
- 1979Mark Johnston, Canadian swimmer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 31.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1920The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit.
- 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.
- 1941World War II: Serbian paramilitary forces defeat Germans in the Battle of Loznica.
- 1949The retreat of the Democratic Army of Greece in Albania after its defeat on Gramos mountain marks the end of the Greek Civil War.
- 1987Thai Airways Flight 365 crashes into the ocean near Ko Phuket, Thailand, killing all 83 aboard.
- 1996Saddam Hussein’s troops seized Irbil after the Kurdish Masoud Barzani appealed for help to defeat his Kurdish rival PUK.
- 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 historical events for August 31.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 31 and 1988 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: Ping Medina, Chris Potter, Dayton Lummis, Tak Matsumoto, Geeta Dutt, Hank Thompson, Jon Hendricks, Willie Dunn, Jeanie MacPherson, Ian Ogilvy.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 31 is Virgo ♍. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 31, 1988.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Monkey by George Michael as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (September 3, 1988). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 6, 1986 – Tereza Kerndlová, Czech singer; October 22, 1938 – Christopher Lloyd, American actor and singer; February 13, 1966 – Neal McDonough, American actor and producer.
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