Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 5th of August 1998 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
August 5, 1998 was a Wednesday and it was the 217th day of the year 1998. It was the 31st Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1998 calendar will be in 2026. 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 312 days left before your next birthday. You will be 26 years old when that day comes. There have been 9,185 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 3,062 days or 8.38 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 311 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 September 29 at 09:58:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on April 13, 2030.
If a dog named Kikyo - a Korean Jindo Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 132 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 Kikyo will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Kikyo will age 4.5 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.
- 1888Victor Francen
- 1914Parley Baer
- 1921Terry Becker
- 1941Bob Clark
- 1943Sammi Smith
- 1952John Jarratt
- 1967Matthew Caws
- 1988Princess Salwa Aga Khan
- 1993Suzuka Ohgo
- 1998Mimi Keene
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.
- 1922L. Tom Perry, American businessman and religious leader (d. 2015)
- 1935Michael Ballhaus, German director and cinematographer
- 1943Nelson Briles, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2005)
- 1946Erika Slezak, American actress
- 1956Christopher Chessun, English bishop
- 1957Faith Prince, American actress and singer
- 1965Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese keyboard player and composer
- 1976Marians Pahars, Latvian footballer and manager
- 1977Mark Mulder, American baseball player and sportscaster
- 1977Soraya Jiménez, Mexican weightlifter (d. 2013)
View the complete list of August 5 famous birthdays.
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.
- 1860Charles XV of Sweden of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim.
- 1861The United States Army abolishes flogging.
- 1888Bertha Benz drives from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back in the first long distance automobile trip, commemorated as the Bertha Benz Memorial Route since 2008.
- 1901Peter O'Connor sets the first IAAF recognised long jump world record of 24 ft. The record will stand for 20 years.
- 1944World War II: Polish insurgents liberate a German labor camp in Warsaw, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners.
- 1957American Bandstand, a show dedicated to the teenage “baby-boomers” by playing the songs and showing popular dances of the time, debuts on the ABC television network.
- 1960Burkina Faso, then known as Upper Volta, becomes independent from France.
- 1974Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion limit on military aid to South Vietnam.
- 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 1998 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Audrey Tautou, Ray Butt, George Strait, John Henry Barbee, Amanda Bearse, Eric Burdon, Gary David Goldberg, Henrik Brockmann, AraabMuzik, Don Kessinger.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 5, 1998.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 5th August 1998 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on March 15, 1986. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +120. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on October 8, 1993. Your score is -125. 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 5,935,213,248. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Boy Is Mine by Brandy and Monica as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 8, 1998). 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 New Guinea approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, actor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 130,687,872 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1998. The estimated number of babies born on 5th August 1998 is 358,049. That’s equivalent to 249 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 Emily. This name was given to 26,181 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 36,614 times in the year 1998. Any chance you are Emily 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, 1998. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 217th day of 1998
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 31st Wednesday of 1998
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2025: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 312 days
- Age on next birthday: 26 years old
- Days since birth: 9,185 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,062 days
- Years spent sleeping: 8.38 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 311
- Next full moon: September 29 at 09:58:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 13, 2030
- Age in dog years: 132 dog years old using a Korean Jindo Dog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 22 – It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
- 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: Tiger
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: March 15, 1986 (+120)
- Worst compatible birthday: October 8, 1993 (-125)
- 1998 world population: 5,935,213,248
- Number one song: The Boy Is Mine by Brandy and Monica (August 8, 1998)
- Babies born in 1998: 130,687,872
- Babies born in 1998 every day: 358,049
- Babies born in 1998 every minute: 249
- Popular girl’s name: Emily – 26,181 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 36,614 babies
- Roman numerals: V.VIII.MCMXCVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 13, 1960 – Daggubati Venkatesh, Indian actor; April 24, 1973 – Peeter Rebane, Estonian film director, producer and entrepreneur; March 27, 1969 – Kevin Corrigan, American actor.
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