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August 31, 1988 was a Wednesday and it was the 244th day of the year 1988. It was the 35th Wednesday of that year. 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 was 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 345 days left before your next birthday. You will be 32 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,343 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 3,781 days or 10.35 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 384 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 13 at 21:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on May 9, 2020.
If a dog named Urkan - a Jack Russell Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 144 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 Urkan will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Urkan 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.
- 1920G. D. Spradlin
- 1932Roy Castle
- 1944Jos LeDuc
- 1945Van Morrison
- 1954Caroline Cossey
- 1958Julie Brown
- 1970Zack Ward
- 1976Vincent Delerm
- 1986Ryan Kelley
- 1998Saya Kawamoto
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.
- 1741Jean-Paul-Égide Martini, French composer and educator (d. 1816)
- 1913Helen Levitt, American photographer and cinematographer (d. 2009)
- 1914Richard Basehart, American actor (d. 1984)
- 1937Bobby Parker, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013)
- 1955Anthony Thistlethwaite, English saxophonist and bass player (The Waterboys and The Saw Doctors)
- 1959Ralph Krueger, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1965Susan Gritton, English soprano and actress
- 1967Anita Moen, Norwegian skier
- 1970Nikola Gruevski, Macedonian economist and politician, 6th Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia
- 1982Ian Crocker, American swimmer
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.
- 1803Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west by leaving Pittsburgh at 11 in the morning.
- 1897Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
- 1936Radio Prague, now the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic, goes on the air.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1963Crown Colony of North Borneo (now Sabah) achieve a self governance.
- 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.
- 1982Anti-government demonstrations are held in 66 Polish cities to commemorate the second anniversary of the Gdańsk Agreement.
- 1992Pascal Lissouba is inaugurated as the President of the Republic of the Congo.
- 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 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: José Mojica, Esther Williams, John Zorn, Ellary Porterfield, Katherine DeMille, Nick Stewart, Sam Kessel, Kathleen Hanna, Tionne Watkins, Stephen Dorff.
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), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern 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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st August 1988 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 7, 2000. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +142. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on June 17, 1968. Your incompatibility score is -171. 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 5,114,557,167. (U.S. Census Bureau)
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.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Austria approximately on 800. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, executor of sacrifices.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 139,142,510 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1988. The estimated number of babies born on 31st August 1988 is 380,171. That’s equivalent to 264 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 Jessica. This name was given to 51,538 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 64,133 times in the year 1988. Any chance you are Jessica 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, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 244th day of 1988
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 35th Wednesday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 345 days
- Age on next birthday: 32 years old
- Days since birth: 11,343 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,781 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.35 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 384
- Next full moon: October 13 at 21:09:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 9, 2020
- Age in dog years: 144 dog years old using a Jack Russell Terrier 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: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: August 7, 2000 (+142)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 17, 1968 (-171)
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: Monkey by George Michael (September 3, 1988)
- Babies born in 1988: 139,142,510
- Babies born in 1988 every day: 380,171
- Babies born in 1988 every minute: 264
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 51,538 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 64,133 babies
- Roman numerals: XXXI.VIII.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 20, 1983 – Michaela McManus, American actress; August 28, 1925 – Billy Grammer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011); November 13, 1953 – Tracy Scoggins, American model and actress.
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