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February 8, 1979 was a Thursday and it was the 39th day of the year 1979. It was the 6th Thursday 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 was Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 357 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,618 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 4,873 days or 13.34 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 495 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 February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on October 17, 2010.
If a dog named Legion - a Welsh Springer Spaniel breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 200 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 Legion will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Legion will age 4.5 dog years for every human year.
- 1880Viktor Schwanneke
- 1913Betty Field
- 1922Audrey Meadows
- 1941Tom Rush
- 1952Daisuke Gōri
- 1980Ralf Little
- 1985Nao Matsushita
- 1988Nozomi Sasaki
- 1989Dani Harmer
- 1998Šarlote Lēnmane
View the complete list of February 8 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Feb 8.
- 120Vettius Valens, Greek astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer (d. 175)
- 1191Yaroslav II of Vladimir (d. 1246)
- 1822Maxime Du Camp, French photographer and journalist (d. 1894)
- 1952Marinho Chagas, Brazilian footballer and coach (d. 2014)
- 1970John Filan, Australian footballer and coach
- 1977Yucef Merhi, Venezuelan-American poet and graphic designer
- 1985Petra Cetkovská, Czech tennis player
- 1987Carolina Kostner, Italian figure skater
- 1990Trần Thị Thùy Dung, Vietnamese model, Miss Vietnam 2008
- 1992Carl Jenkinson, English-Finnish footballer
View the complete list of February 8 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1238The Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir.
- 1693The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia is granted a charter by King William III and Queen Mary II.
- 1855The Devil’s Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.
- 1856Barbu Dimitrie Știrbei abolishes slavery in Wallachia.
- 1949Cardinal Mindszenty of Hungary is sentenced for treason.
- 1950The Stasi, the secret police of East Germany, is established.
- 1974Military coup in Upper Volta.
- 1986Hinton train collision: Twenty-three people are killed when a VIA Rail passenger train collides with a 118-car Canadian National freight train near the town of Hinton, Alberta, west of Edmonton. It is the worst rail accident in Canada until the Lac-Mégantic, Quebec derailment in 2013 which killed forty-seven people.
- 1993General Motors sues NBC after Dateline NBC allegedly rigs two crashes intended to demonstrate that some GM pickups can easily catch fire if hit in certain places. NBC settles the lawsuit the next day.
- 1996The massive Internet collaboration 24 Hours in Cyberspace takes place.
View the complete list of February 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 8, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Graham Greene, Debra Hill, Wowie de Guzman, Josh Peck, Marcia Hines, Yves Jacques, Jon Gries, Jay Ilagan, Anirudh Ravichander, Jeetendra.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on February 8 is Aquarius ♒ (The Water-bearer) – a fixed sign with Air as Western element. The ruling planet is Uranus – the planet of originality. 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 February 8, 1979.
Amethyst is the modern birthstone for the month of February while Bloodstone is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Aquarius is garnet. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 8th February 1979 is Violet for modesty.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 26, 1981. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +186. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on August 10, 1970. Your incompatibility score is -187. 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!
Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 Da Ya Think I’m Sexy? by Rod Stewart as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (February 10, 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 Africa approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, keeper of tribal relics.
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: Your lesson – to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.
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 February 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about February 8, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 39th day of 1979
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 6th Thursday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2021: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 357 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,618 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,873 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.34 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 495
- Next full moon: February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on October 17, 2010
- Age in dog years: 200 dog years old using a Welsh Springer Spaniel breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- Western zodiac sign: Aquarius ♒ (The Water-bearer)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Uranus – the planet of originality
- Western zodiac gemstone: Garnet
- Eastern zodiac animal: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Amethyst
- Mystical birthstone: Bloodstone (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Violet for modesty
- Best compatible birthday: October 26, 1981 (+186)
- Worst compatible birthday: August 10, 1970 (-187)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Da Ya Think I’m Sexy? by Rod Stewart (February 10, 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 8, 1966 – Doris Pearson, English singer-songwriter and choreographer (Five Star); November 12, 1958 – Megan Mullally, American actress and singer; September 24, 1960 – Amy Sky, Canadian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress.
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