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August 8, 1978 was a Tuesday and it was the 220th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 321 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,289 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 484 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 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1903Dayton Lummis
- 1911Rosetta LeNoire
- 1932Mel Tillis
- 1949Keith Carradine
- 1962Kool Moe Dee
- 1970Pascal Duquenne
- 1976Tawny Cypress
- 1981Harel Skaat
- 1981Meagan Good
- 1981Vanessa Amorosi
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 8.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 8.
- 1907Benny Carter, American saxophonist, trumpet player, and composer (d. 2003)
- 1961Annemieke Verdoorn, Dutch singer and actress
- 1963Jon Turteltaub, American director and producer
- 1972Joely Collins, Canadian actress and producer
- 1973Shane Lee, Australian cricketer and guitarist (Six & Out)
- 1981Bradley McIntosh, English singer and actor (S Club and Upper Street)
- 1985Toby Flood, English rugby player
- 1988Princess Beatrice of York
- 1992Josip Drmić, Swiss footballer
- 1998Shawn Mendes, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1503King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland.
- 1605The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden.
- 1647The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungan’s Hill: English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.
- 1870The Republic of Ploiești, a failed Radical-Liberal rising against Domnitor Carol of Romania.
- 1885More than 1.5 million people attend the funeral of Ulysses S. Grant in New York City.
- 1967The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
- 1974President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day.
- 1990Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.
- 2000Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor and 30 years after its discovery by undersea explorer E. Lee Spence.
- 2013A suicide bombing at a funeral in the Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 31 people.
View the complete list of historical events for August 8.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 8 and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tony Hawk, Dulce María, Daniel Arenas, Juhan Kallaste, DJ Khaled, Bahram Beyzai, Brian Conley, Helena Seger, Dyanne Thorne, Shirley Horn.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 8 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 8, 1978.
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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 Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Three Times a Lady by Commodores as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 12, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 8, 1989 – Jen Ledger, English singer and drummer (Skillet); May 21, 1947 – Jonathan Hyde, Australian-English actor; September 30, 1982 – Kieran Culkin, American actor.
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