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August 5, 1988 was a Friday and it was the 218th day of the year 1988. It was the 32nd Friday 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 249 days left before your next birthday. You will be 33 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,804 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 3,935 days or 10.77 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 399 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 November 30 at 09:31:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 13, 2020.
If a dog named Robyn - a Maltese breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 148 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 Robyn will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Robyn 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.
- 1921Terry Becker
- 1935John Saxon
- 1948Barbara Flynn
- 1961Tim Wilson
- 1962Ramsay Gilderdale
- 1964Adam Yauch
- 1967Matthew Caws
- 1972Darren Shahlavi
- 1975Iddo Goldberg
- 1984Helene Fischer
View the complete list of August 5 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 5.
- 1929Ottó Boros, Hungarian water polo player (d. 1988)
- 1970James Gunn, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1970Leonid Stadnyk, Ukrainian giant (d. 2014)
- 1972Darren Shahlavi, English-American actor and martial artist (d. 2015)
- 1981Cory Williams, American comedian and actor
- 1981Kō Shibasaki, Japanese singer and actress
- 1983Dawn Richard, American singer-songwriter and dancer (Danity Kane and Diddy – Dirty Money)
- 1987Xenia Tchoumitcheva, Swiss model and actress
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan, American model
- 1991Andreas Weimann, Austrian footballer
View the complete list of August 5 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1278The Siege of Algeciras ends in the context of the Spanish Reconquista pitting the forces of the Kingdom of Castile against the Emirate of Granada. The battle resulted in a Granadan victory.
- 1388The Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England, is fought near Otterburn.
- 1600The Gowrie Conspiracy against King James VI of Scotland (later to become King James I of England) takes place.
- 1620The Mayflower departs from Southampton, England on its first attempt to reach North America.
- 1716The Battle of Petrovaradin takes place.
- 1824Greek War of Independence: Constantine Kanaris leads a Greek fleet to victory against Ottoman and Egyptian ships in the Battle of Samos.
- 1914World War I: The German minelayer SS Königin Luise lays a minefield about 40 mi off the Thames Estuary (Lowestoft). She is intercepted and sunk by the British light-cruiser HMS Amphion.
- 1958Herbert Hoover eclipses John Adams as having the longest retirement of any former U.S President until that time. Hoover would live another six years, his record 31 years 7 months 16 days retirement has since been eclipsed by Jimmy Carter.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.
- 2012The Oak Creek shooting took place at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six people; the perpetrator was shot dead by police.
View the complete list of August 5 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 5, and 1988 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Robert Lindsay, Uldis Pūcītis, Brinke Stevens, Peter Thorup, Kellie Waymire, Sota Fukushi, Paul Le Mat, Jimmy McLarnin, Vanessa Stacey, Todd Zeile.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 5 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. 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 5, 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 Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th August 1988 is Poppy for preparedness.
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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 5,114,557,167. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Roll With It by Steve Winwood as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 6, 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 North of Latin America approximately on 800. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, executor of sacrifices.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
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 5th 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)
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 5” 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 5, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 218th day of 1988
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 32nd Friday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2022: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 249 days
- Age on next birthday: 33 years old
- Days since birth: 11,804 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,935 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.77 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 399
- Next full moon: November 30 at 09:31:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 2020
- Age in dog years: 148 dog years old using a Maltese breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: Roll With It by Steve Winwood (August 6, 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: V.VIII.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 22, 1996 – Mackenzie Lintz, American actress; September 16, 1972 – Mike Doyle, American actor and producer; January 1, 1963 – Linda Henry, English actress.
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