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August 8, 1988 was a Monday and it was the 221st day of the year 1988. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 71 days left before your next birthday. You will be 29 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,521 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 356 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.
- 1920Jimmy Witherspoon
- 1921Webb Pierce
- 1955Branscombe Richmond
- 1956Chris Foreman
- 1976Tawny Cypress
- 1978Natsuko Kuwatani
- 1981Harel Skaat
- 1981Kaori Iida
- 1981Vanessa Amorosi
- 1986Peyton List
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.
- 1646Godfrey Kneller, German-English painter (d. 1723)
- 1694Francis Hutcheson, Irish philosopher and academic (d. 1746)
- 1884Sara Teasdale, American poet and educator (d. 1933)
- 1920Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (d. 1997)
- 1922Károly Reich, Hungarian illustrator (d. 1988)
- 1967Lee Unkrich, American director and screenwriter
- 1978Natsuko Kuwatani, Japanese voice actress
- 1984Kirk Broadfoot, Scottish footballer
- 1984Norbert Michelisz, Hungarian race car driver
- 1986Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukrainian tennis player
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.
- 1585John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in search of the Northwest Passage.
- 1647The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungan’s Hill: English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.
- 1794Joseph Whidbey leads an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska.
- 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).
- 1927The predecessor to the Philippine Stock Exchange opens.
- 1989Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission: Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.
- 1991The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses.
- 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 historical events for August 8.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 8 and 1988 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: George Rose, AnnaSophia Robb, Simonetta Stefanelli, Collin Chou, Jennifer Lawrence, Andi Eigenmann, Soulja Slim, Callie Khouri, Patrick Simmons, Gideon Wahlberg.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 8 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 8, 1988.
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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Roll With It by Steve Winwood as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 13, 1988). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 1, 1915 – O. W. Fischer, Austrian-Swiss actor and director (d. 2004); February 9, 1912 – Ginette Leclerc, French actress (d. 1992); July 11, 1990 – Connor Paolo, American actor.
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