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October 8, 1979 was a Monday and it was the 281st day of the year 1979. It was the 41st Monday 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 200 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,410 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 4,803 days or 13.15 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 488 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 April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on June 16, 2011.
If a dog named Chelsey - a Puli breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 195 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 Chelsey will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Chelsey 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.
- 1943R. L. Stine
- 1949Hamish Stuart
- 1959Nick Bakay
- 1961Jon Stevens
- 1961Simon Burke
- 1968CL Smooth
- 1970Anne-Marie Duff
- 1980The Miz
- 1987Yuichi Nakamura
- 1997Bella Thorne
View the complete list of October 8 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 8.
- 1765Harman Blennerhassett, English-Irish lawyer and politician (d. 1831)
- 1897Marcel Herrand, French actor (d. 1953)
- 1917Rodney Robert Porter, English biochemist and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
- 1920Frank Herbert, American journalist, photographer, and author (d. 1986)
- 1956Stephanie Zimbalist, American actress
- 1959Gavin Friday, Irish singer-songwriter, actor, and producer (Virgin Prunes)
- 1960Rano Karno, Indonesian actor and politician
- 1967Yvonne Reyes, Venezuelan television host and actress
- 1968Ali Benarbia, Algerian footballer
- 1985Bruno Mars, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
View the complete list of October 8 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1322Mladen II Šubić of Bribir, defeated in the battle of Bliska, is arrested by the Parliament.
- 1806Napoleonic Wars: Forces of the British Empire lay siege to the port of Boulogne in France by using Congreve rockets, invented by Sir William Congreve.
- 1829Rail transport: Stephenson’s The Rocket wins The Rainhill Trials.
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Perryville: Union forces under General Don Carlos Buell halt the Confederate invasion of Kentucky by defeating troops led by General Braxton Bragg at Perryville, Kentucky.
- 1871Four major fires break out on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Peshtigo, Wisconsin, Holland, Michigan, and Manistee, Michigan including the Great Chicago Fire, and the much deadlier Peshtigo Fire.
- 1939World War II: Germany annexes Western Poland.
- 1944World War II: The Battle of Crucifix Hill occurs just outside Aachen. Capt. Bobbie Brown receives a Medal of Honor for his heroics in this battle.
- 1968Vietnam War: Operation Sealords: United States and South Vietnamese forces launch a new operation in the Mekong Delta.
- 2001A twin engine Cessna and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) jetliner collide in heavy fog during takeoff from Milan, Italy, killing 118 people.
- 2005Kashmir earthquake: Thousands of people are killed by a magnitude 7.6 earthquake in parts of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.
View the complete list of October 8 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 8, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Vasily Livanov, Sebastian Gacki, Florence Lawrence, Pauline Collins, Judy Gold, Matt Bennett, Takahisa Masuda, Maria Thayer, Jack Shepherd, Riva Taylor.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on October 8 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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on October 8, 1979.
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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 8th October 1979 is Cosmos for constancy.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on June 23, 1983. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +125. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 12, 1998. Your incompatibility score is -111. 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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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 Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 13, 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 Korea approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, executor of sacrifices.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
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 October 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 October 8, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 281st day of 1979
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 41st Monday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2021: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 200 days
- Age on next birthday: 40 years old
- Days since birth: 14,410 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,803 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.15 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 488
- Next full moon: April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 16, 2011
- Age in dog years: 195 dog years old using a Puli breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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: Sheep
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Opal
- Mystical birthstone: Jasper (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Cosmos for constancy
- Best compatible birthday: June 23, 1983 (+125)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 12, 1998 (-111)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson (October 13, 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: January 14, 1924 – Guy Williams, American-Argentinian actor (d. 1989); March 6, 1991 – Lex Luger, American keyboard player and producer (Low Pros); September 2, 1923 – Ramón Valdés, Mexican actor (d. 1988).
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