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August 8, 1979 was a Wednesday and it was the 220th day of the year 1979. It was the 32nd Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 Sunday. 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 197 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,144 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 5,048 days or 13.82 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 513 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 January 28 at 19:17:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 16, 2011.
If a dog named Saray - a American Pit Bull Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 204 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 Saray will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Saray 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.
- 1928Simón Díaz
- 1934Keith Barron
- 1938Connie Stevens
- 1956Chris Foreman
- 1963Jon Turteltaub
- 1963Rica Fukami
- 1976JC Chasez
- 1980Michael Urie
- 1983Guy Burnet
- 1986Cody Lightning
View the complete list of August 8 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 8.
- 1673John Ker, Scottish spy (d. 1726)
- 1920Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (d. 1997)
- 1935John Laws, Papua New Guinean-Australian singer and radio host
- 1963Stephen Walkom, Canadian ice hockey player, referee, and manager
- 1969Faye Wong, Chinese singer-songwriter and actress
- 1969Monika Tsõganova, Estonian chess player
- 1970Trev Alberts, American football player and journalist
- 1974Andy Priaulx, Guernseyan race car driver
- 1981Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player
- 1992Josip Drmić, Swiss footballer
View the complete list of August 8 famous birthdays.
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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.
- 1588Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The naval engagement ends, ending the Spanish Armada’s attempt to invade England.
- 1844The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, headed by Brigham Young, is reaffirmed as the leading body of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
- 1885More than 1.5 million people attend the funeral of Ulysses S. Grant in New York City.
- 1960South Kasai secedes from the Congo.
- 1989Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission: Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.
- 1990Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.
- 2008Official ceremony of 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Bird’s Nest.
- 20158 people are killed in a shooting in Houston, Texas.
View the complete list of August 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 8, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Edward Norton, Barrie Keeffe, Emily Perry, Richard Lloyd, Ferdinand Raimund, Keegan Connor Tracy, Boxcar Willie, Manoj Kumar, Sean Caffrey, Jamie Herrell.
The Western zodiac or sun 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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 8, 1979.
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 8th August 1979 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 26, 1981. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +171. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 21, 1988. Your score is -151. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
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Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Bad Girls by Donna Summer as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 11, 1979). 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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 8th August 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 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 Jennifer. This name was given to 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. Any chance you are Jennifer 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 8” 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 8, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 220th day of 1979
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 32nd Wednesday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 197 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 15,144 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,048 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.82 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 513
- Next full moon: January 28 at 19:17:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 16, 2011
- Age in dog years: 204 dog years old using a American Pit Bull Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: October 26, 1981 (+171)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 21, 1988 (-151)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Bad Girls by Donna Summer (August 11, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: VIII.VIII.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 3, 1983 – Chalice, Estonian singer; January 31, 1934 – James Franciscus, American actor and producer (d. 1991); May 3, 1978 – Paul Banks, English-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Interpol).
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