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October 16, 1988 was a Sunday and it was the 290th day of the year 1988. It was the 42nd Sunday 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 was Wednesday. 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 365 days left before your next birthday. You will be 32 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,323 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 3,774 days or 10.33 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 384 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 November 12 at 13:36:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on June 24, 2020.
If a dog named Brendall - a Portuguese Water Dog 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 Brendall will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Brendall 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.
- 1925Angela Lansbury
- 1930Carmen Sevilla
- 1945Dave Hill
- 1952Ron Taylor
- 1966Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
- 1971Chad Gray
- 1981Ali B
- 1982Gareth McGrillen
- 1992Rika Adachi
- 1994Amelia Lily
View the complete list of October 16 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 16.
- 1804Benjamin Russell, American painter and educator (d. 1885)
- 1869Claude H. Van Tyne, American historian and author (d. 1930)
- 1903Cecile de Brunhoff, French author and pianist (d. 2003)
- 1921Matt Batts, American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)
- 1923Bert Kaempfert, German conductor and composer (d. 1980)
- 1943Fred Turner, Canadian singer-songwriter and bass player (Bachman–Turner Overdrive and Brave Belt)
- 1953Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer and manager
- 1962Flea, Australian-American bass player, songwriter, and actor (Red Hot Chili Peppers, What Is This?, Atoms for Peace, and Fear)
- 1971Paul Sparks, American actor
- 1982Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor, singer, and producer
View the complete list of October 16 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1793Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution.
- 1909William Howard Taft and Porfirio Díaz hold a summit, a first between a U.S. and a Mexican president, and they only narrowly escape assassination.
- 1940Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto is established.
- 1949The diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic are established.
- 1964China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
- 1973Henry Kissinger and Lê Đức Thọ are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 1978Karol Wojtyla is elected Pope John Paul II after the October 1978 Papal conclave, the first non-Italian pontiff since 1523.
- 1993Anti-Nazism riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching the British National Party headquarters.
- 1995The Skye Bridge is opened.
- 1998Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges.
View the complete list of October 16 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 16, and 1988 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Marjorie Lord, Ernie K-Doe, Kevin Rowland, Mark Tremonti, Philippe de Broca, Don Messick, Paige Turco, Leslie Brooks, Al Pacino, William Frawley.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on October 16 is Libra ♎ (The Scales) – a cardinal sign with Air as Western element. The ruling planet is Venus – the planet of love and beauty. 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 October 16, 1988.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 16th October 1988 is Cosmos for constancy.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on February 12, 1986. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +119. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on June 19, 1968. Your score is -186. 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 A Groovy Kind of Love by Phil Collins as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 22, 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 Philippines approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, herbalist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
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 16th October 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 October 16” 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 October 16, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 290th day of 1988
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 42nd Sunday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 365 days
- Age on next birthday: 32 years old
- Days since birth: 11,323 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,774 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.33 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 384
- Next full moon: November 12 at 13:36:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 24, 2020
- Age in dog years: 159 dog years old using a Portuguese Water Dog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- Western zodiac sign: Libra ♎ (The Scales)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Chrysolite
- Eastern zodiac animal: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Opal
- Mystical birthstone: Jasper (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Cosmos for constancy
- Best compatible birthday: February 12, 1986 (+119)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 19, 1968 (-186)
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: A Groovy Kind of Love by Phil Collins (October 22, 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: XVI.X.MCMLXXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 26, 1984 – Gabrielle Walcott, Trinidadian model, actress, and singer, Miss Trinidad & Tobago Universe 2011; March 19, 1969 – Connor Trinneer, American actor; October 12, 1928 – Rangel Valchanov, Bulgarian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013).
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