Date:August 20, 1996

August 20, 1996

August 8, 1996 birthday facts

Learn fun facts about Tuesday, August 20, 1996 that no one tells you about. ⬇️


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You’ve taken nearly 204,845,760 breaths and experienced over 1,170,547,200 heartbeats since the day you were born. Your eyes have blinked over 248,741,280 times, quietly showing just how amazing our bodies are. Pretty cool, right?

⏳ You have been alive for: 27 years, 9 months, and 26 days


📅 You were born on a Tuesday


🌒 The moon was in Waxing phase on this day


⌛ Born into → Millennials Generation


🐀 Born in → The Year of the Rat


😴 You’ve slept about 33% of your life! ?💤 Assuming you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth. Here is how much time you’ve spent sleeping so far: 3,387 days of your life or 9.28 years.


🍿 #1 movie was: Independence Day


🎶 #1 song on your birthday: "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" by Los Del Rio (source: Billboard Hot 100)


♌ August 20 zodiac sign is Leo ?There are 12 zodiac signs, and each sign has its own strengths and weaknesses, its own specific traits, desires and attitude towards life and people. Astrology can give us a glimpse of a person’s basic characteristics, preferences, flaws and fears.


🔢 Your life path number is 8 ?Numerology links numbers to certain traits, much like how astrology connects planets and zodiac signs to characteristics. It’s used to understand personality, predict future happenings, and explore life’s meaning.


🪐 Your ruling planet is Sun


🪨 Your birthstone is Peridot and Sardonyx ?Each month is represented by a specific birthstone, symbolizing the birth month of an individual. The properties associated with that birthstone are believed to be “inherited” by the person born in that particular month.


🌷 The birth flower for August is Gladiolus ?Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of somebody’s birth. The characteristics that the flower has may be “inherited” by whoever is born in that certain month person.


📅 Your lucky day → Sunday


🦅 Your spirit animal → Salmon


Celebrities born on August 20th

1943
Sylvester McCoy, Scottish actor (Seventh Doctor in Doctor Who)

1948
John Noble, Australian actor (Dr. Walter Bishop-Fringe) and theatre director

1995
Liana Liberato, American actress (Light as a Feather)

1971
David Walliams, English actor, comedian (Come Fly With Me) and children's author

1977
Mayra Verónica, Cuban-American model and actress

1946
Connie Chung [Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich], American news anchor (NBC, CBS)

1987
Zakir Khan, Indian comedian (On Air with AIB)

1961
Joe Pasquale, English comedian and TV personality (King of the Jungle - I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!)


📜 Historical events on this date

1597
1st Dutch East India Company ships return from the Far East.

1619
1st known African Americans in English North America (approx. 20) land at Point Comfort (Fort Monroe), Virginia. They are then sold or traded into servitude.

1741
Alaska first sighted by Danish explorer Vitus Bering at head of Russian expedition.

1866
President Andrew Johnson formally declares US Civil War over.

1905
Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary, forms the first chapter of T'ung Meng Hui, a union of all secret societies determined to bringing down the Manchus.

1968
During the night 200,000 Warsaw Pact Soviet led troops invade Czechoslovakia in response to the Prague Spring.

1993
Oslo Peace Accords signed, after secret negotiations in Norway, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.


🎄 Holidays on August 20

National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day
National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day, celebrated on August 20th, is a fun holiday where we bake or eat this delicious dessert that combines the rich flavors of chocolate and pecans, ingredients enjoyed for thousands of years.

National Radio Day
National Radio Day, celebrated on August 20, is a day to appreciate how radio revolutionized communication by sharing news, music, and more, making the world feel more connected, even though we now often use the internet and TV for those purposes.


🏆 Sports in 1996

🏒 NHL
Colorado Avalanche defeated Florida Panthers (4 - 0) to win the 1996 Stanley Cup.

🏈 NFL
Dallas Cowboys beat Pittsburgh Steelers (27 - 17) to win Super Bowl XXX on January 28, 1996 in Tempe, AZ.

⚾ MLB
New York Yankees beat Atlanta Braves (4 - 2) to win the 1996 World Series.

🎾 Tennis
In the 1996 US Open Championships, Pete Sampras defeated Michael Chang (6-1, 6-4, 7-6(7-3)) to win the men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Monica Seles (7-5, 6-4) to become the Wimbledon women's singles champion.

August 20, 1996 can be written as VIII-XX-MCMXCVI. This is the Western date style written using Roman numerals.


🔦 Facts Summary for August 20, 1996
Day Index: 233rd day of 1996
Day of week: Tuesday
Week Index: 3rd Tuesday of 1996
Next same calendar year: 2024
Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 28 years old
Days since birth:
You are: 14,633,234 minutes old
Days spent sleeping: 3,387 days
Months spent sleeping: 111 months
Years spent sleeping: 9.28 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
Full moons since birth: 344 🌒
Life path number: 8
Zodiac sign: Leo ♌
Zodiac ruling planet: Sun
Birth flower: Gladiolus
Birthstone: Peridot and Sardonyx
Spirit Animal: Salmon
Power Color: Orange
President of United States:
World population 1996: 5,831,565,020 Source: un.org

The 1996 calendar is unique, and the next time it will align with the Georgian calendar will be in 2024. So, mark your calendars!

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