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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 is 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 72 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,173 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 480 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.
- 1934Sarat Pujari
- 1937Cornelis Vreeswijk
- 1942John Gustafson
- 1944Brooke Bundy
- 1956Cecilia Roth
- 1962Kool Moe Dee
- 1973Jessica Calvello
- 1980Michael Urie
- 1981Harel Skaat
- 1986Cody Lightning
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.
- 1790Ferenc Kölcsey, Hungarian poet, critic, and politician (d. 1838)
- 1907Benny Carter, American saxophonist, trumpet player, and composer (d. 2003)
- 1919John David Wilson, English animator and producer (d. 2013)
- 1922Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian, author, and academic
- 1922Rudi Gernreich, Austrian-American fashion designer, created the Monokini (d. 1985)
- 1934Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
- 1939Viorica Viscopoleanu, Romanian long jumper
- 1940Dilip Sardesai, Indian cricketer (d. 2007)
- 1954Nick Holtam, English bishop
- 1972Joely Collins, Canadian actress and producer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1220Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula.
- 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.
- 1927The predecessor to the Philippine Stock Exchange opens.
- 1929The German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight.
- 1945The London Charter is signed by France, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union and the United States, establishing the laws and procedures for the Nuremberg trials.
- 1960South Kasai secedes from the Congo.
- 1963The Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), the current ruling party of Zimbabwe, is formed by a split from the Zimbabwe African People’s Union.
- 1980The Central Hotel Fire occurs in Bundoran, Ireland.
- 20102010 China floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 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: Don Barnes, Cainan Wiebe, Lucinda Dryzek, Gina Philips, Elizabeth Dawn, Jess Willard, Indra, Gabriel Axel, Geoff Downes, Kira Reed.
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.
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: October 5, 1988 – Maja Salvador, Filipino actress, dancer, singer, and host; April 23, 1942 – Sandra Dee, American model and actress (d. 2005); September 19, 1979 – Noémie Lenoir, French model and actress.
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