Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 31st of December 1988 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
December 31, 1988 was a Saturday and it was the 366th day of the year 1988. It was the 53rd Saturday of that year. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday 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 308 days left before your next birthday. You will be 32 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,380 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 3,793 days or 10.39 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 385 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 March 9 at 17:49:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on September 8, 2020.
If a dog named Imogen - a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 159 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 Imogen will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Imogen 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.
- 1943Ben Kingsley
- 1944Neil Ross
- 1951Terry Rhoads
- 1962Don Diamont
- 1964Michael McDonald
- 1968Luciano Szafir
- 1970Danny McNamara
- 1976Craig Reucassel
- 1982The Rocket Summer
View the complete list of December 31 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Dec 31.
- 695Muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian general (d. 715)
- 1872Fred Marriott, American racing driver (d. 1956)
- 1928Siné, French singer and cartoonist
- 1934Ameer Muhammad Akram Awan, Indian scholar, author, and poet
- 1937Alvis Wayne, American singer (d. 2013)
- 1948Donna Summer, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2012)
- 1953Michael Hedges, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997)
- 1959Baron Waqa, Nauruan politician, 14th President of Nauru
- 1971Esteban Loaiza, Mexican baseball player
- 1981Matthew Pavlich, Australian footballer
View the complete list of December 31 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 406Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gaul.
- 1501The First Battle of Cannanore commences.
- 1775American Revolutionary War: Battle of Quebec: British forces repulse an attack by Continental Army General Richard Montgomery.
- 1857Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa, then a small logging town, as the capital of Canada.
- 1862American Civil War: Abraham Lincoln signs an act that admits West Virginia to the Union, thus dividing Virginia in two.
- 1944World War II: Operation Nordwind, the last major German offensive on the Western Front begins.
- 1965Jean-Bédel Bokassa, leader of the Central African Republic army, and his military officers begins a coup d'état against the government of President David Dacko.
- 1986A fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, kills 97 and injures 140.
- 1999Indian Airlines Flight 814 hijacking ended after seven days with the release of 190 survivors at Kandahar Airport, Afghanistan.
- 2011NASA succeeds in putting the first of two Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory satellites in orbit around the Moon.
View the complete list of December 31 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 12, 31, 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: Ruby Dee, Billy Bland, Marion Hutton, Brandon Lee, Ian Dury, David Leisure, Kristen Miller, Leslie Stefanson, Jeremy Sheffield, Miho Ohwada.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on December 31 is Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat) – a cardinal sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Saturn – the planet of discipline. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on December 31, 1988.
Turquoise is the modern birthstone for the month of December while Onyx is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Capricorn is ruby. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st December 1988 is Holly for precious moments.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 21, 1963. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +179. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 3, 1983. Your score is -230. 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 5,114,557,167. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (December 31, 1988). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, tailor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 139,142,510 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1988. The estimated number of babies born on 31st December 1988 is 380,171. That’s equivalent to 264 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 Jessica. This name was given to 51,538 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 64,133 times in the year 1988. Any chance you are Jessica 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 December 31” 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 December 31, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 366th day of 1988
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 53rd Saturday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2022: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 308 days
- Age on next birthday: 32 years old
- Days since birth: 11,380 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,793 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.39 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 385
- Next full moon: March 9 at 17:49:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 8, 2020
- Age in dog years: 159 dog years old using a Soft Coated Wheaten 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: Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Saturn – the planet of discipline
- Western zodiac gemstone: Ruby
- Eastern zodiac animal: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Turquoise
- Mystical birthstone: Onyx (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Holly for precious moments
- Best compatible birthday: January 21, 1963 (+179)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 3, 1983 (-230)
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison (December 31, 1988)
- Babies born in 1988: 139,142,510
- Babies born in 1988 every day: 380,171
- Babies born in 1988 every minute: 264
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 51,538 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 64,133 babies
- Roman numerals: XXXI.XII.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 4, 1975 – Pamela Ribon, American actress, screenwriter, and author; February 21, 1951 – Dos Caras, Mexican wrestler and actor; December 1, 1960 – Jane Turner, Australian actress, producer, and screenwriter.
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