It was the 35th Friday of 1979. If you were born on this date your birthday numbers 8, 31 and 1979 reveal that your life path number is 11. Your zodiac sign is Virgo with a ruling planet Mercury, your birthstone is the Peridot and Sardonyx, and your birth flower is the Gladiolus. You are 42 years old, and were born in 1970s, in the middle of Generation X. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life. Swipe up to find out what it all means.

→ August 31, 1979 was a Friday
→ Zodiac sign for this date is Virgo
→ This date was 15,397 days ago
→ 1979 was the Year of the Goat
→ In 2022, August 31 is on Thursday

View interesting August 31, 1979 birthday facts that no one tells you about, such as your life path number, birthstone, ruling planet, zodiac sign and birth flower.

You have been alive for:

People born on this day will turn 43 in exactly .

If you were born on this date:

You have been alive for . You were born in the Year of the Goat. Your birth sign is Virgo with a ruling planet Mercury. There were precisely 522 full moons after you were born up to this day. Your billionth second was on was on May 9, 2011.

→ You’ve slept 5,132 days or 14.06 years.
→ Your next birthday is away
→ You’ve been alive
→ You were born in the Year of the Goat
→ You have been alive 369,536 hours
→ You are 22,172,209 minutes old
→ Age on next birthday: 43 years old

You were born on a Friday

August 31, 1979 was the 35th Friday of that year. It was also the 243rd day and 8th month of 1979 in the Georgian calendar. The next time you can reuse 1979 calendar will be in 2029. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

There are left before your next birthday. Your 43rd birthday will be on a Sunday and a birthday after that will be on a Thursday. The timer below is a countdown clock to your next birthday. It’s always accurate and is automatically updated.

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Your next birthday is on a Sunday

You’ve slept 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:

You’ve slept 14.06 years of your life.
You’ve slept 168 month of your life.
You’ve slept 733 week of your life.
You’ve slept 5,132 days of your life.


#1 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "My Sharona" by The Knack. (Billboard Hot 100 – August 31, 1979). Ask your parents if they remember this popular song.

Do you remember the number one song on your 14th birthday? It was "Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver")" by UB40 (August 31, 1993).

Celebrities born on August 31, 1979

You share a birthday with Mickie James (wrestler).

We have over 150,000 celebrities in our database. We will continue to update this list with matching birthdays, so bookmark this page and check back often. You can also find out all celebrity birthdays born on August 31, 1979.


What happened on August 31st

Below are some of the most important historical events that happened on 31 August 1979.

1142 – Possible date for establishment of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) League - with the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah.

1945 – The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.

1957 – Federation of Malaya gains independence from Great Britain.

Sports in 1979

NBA – Seattle SuperSonics beat Washington Bullets (4 - 1) to win the NBA Finals.

NHL – Montreal Canadiens beat New York Rangers (4 - 1) to win the Stanley Cup.

NFL – Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys (35 - 31) to win Super Bowl XIII on January 21, 1979 in Miami, FL.

MLB – Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore Orioles (4 - 3) to win the World Series.


Your life path number is 11

So what does your birthday really say about you and what does your life path number mean? On the next page, we’ll explain what your birth sign, ruling planet, age generation, birthstone, and birth flower mean — and more!

Continue to the next page to discover the answers to the most important questions about your birthday.