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August 8, 1978 was a Tuesday and it was the 220th day of the year 1978. It was the 32nd Tuesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 319 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,656 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 4,885 days or 13.38 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 496 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 25 at 02:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 16, 2010.
If a dog named Toni - a Pekingese breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 180 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 Toni will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Toni 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.
- 1921Webb Pierce
- 1934Keith Barron
- 1937Dustin Hoffman
- 1967Yūki Amami
- 1969Faye Wong
- 1980Denisse Guerrero
- 1981Vanessa Amorosi
- 1983Fred Meyers
- 1988Ni Ni
- 1998Shawn Mendes
View the complete list of August 8 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 8.
- 1880Earle Page, Australian lawyer, academic, and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1961)
- 1881Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal (d. 1954)
- 1882Ladislas Starevich, Russian-French animator, screenwriter, and cinematographer (d. 1965)
- 1884Sara Teasdale, American poet and educator (d. 1933)
- 1889Hans Egede Budtz, Danish actor (d. 1968)
- 1904Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (d. 1948)
- 1938Jack Baldwin, English chemist and academic
- 1960Mustafa Balbay, Turkish journalist and politician
- 1967Sable, American wrestler and actress
- 1988Ni Ni, Chinese actress
View the complete list of August 8 famous birthdays.
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.
- 1786Mont Blanc on the French – Italian border is climbed for the first time by Jacques Balmat and Dr. Michel-Gabriel Paccard.
- 1908Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a racecourse at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers’ first public flight.
- 1918World War I: The Battle of Amiens begins a string of almost continuous victories with a push through the German front lines (Hundred Days Offensive).
- 1963The Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), the current ruling party of Zimbabwe, is formed by a split from the Zimbabwe African People’s Union.
- 1967The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
- 1969At a zebra crossing in London, photographer Iain Macmillan takes the photo that becomes the cover of the Beatles album Abbey Road.
- 2007An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.
- 2008A EuroCity express train en route from Kraków, Poland to Prague, Czech Republic strikes a part of a motorway bridge that had fallen onto the railroad track near Studénka railway station in the Czech Republic and derails, killing eight people and injuring 64 others.
- 2008Official ceremony of 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Bird’s Nest.
View the complete list of August 8 historical events.
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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: Kellan Lutz, Alyssa Milano, Morris Albert, Lyn Paul, Marsha Mason, Masanobu Takashima, John Mayer, Fawad Afzal Khan, Mario Pelchat, Roland Emmerich.
The Western zodiac sign of a person born on August 8 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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern 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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for August is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 30, 1975. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +116. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 17, 1994. Your incompatibility score is -181. 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 4,304,105,753. (U.S. Census Bureau)
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.
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 Portugal approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Inquisitive, inventive, liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Can you remember who you were?
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 8, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 220th day of 1978
- Day of week: Tuesday
- Day of week birthstone: Ruby
- Week index: 32nd Tuesday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2020: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 319 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,656 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,885 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.38 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 496
- Next full moon: September 25 at 02:54:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 16, 2010
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Pekingese breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- August modern birthstone: Peridot
- August mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- August birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: December 30, 1975 (+116)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 17, 1994 (-181)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Three Times a Lady by Commodores (August 12, 1978)
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 6, 1974 – Danny Strong, American actor, producer, and screenwriter; July 3, 1959 – Ian Maxtone-Graham, American screenwriter and producer; February 10, 1943 – Ral Donner, American singer (d. 1984).
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