Date:August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017 birthday facts

Learn must-know facts about Tuesday, August 8, 2017 that no one tells you about. ⬇️


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You’ve taken nearly 50,460,480 breaths and experienced over 288,345,600 heartbeats since the day you were born. Your eyes have blinked over 61,273,440 times, quietly showing just how amazing our bodies are. Pretty cool, right?

⏳ You have been alive for: 6 years, 10 months, and 7 days


📅 You were born on a Tuesday


🌕 The moon was in Full phase on this day


⌛ Born into → Generation Alpha


🐓 Born in → The Year of the Rooster


😴 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: 834 days of your life or 2.29 years.


🍿 #1 movie was: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi


🎶 #1 song on your birthday: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber (source: Billboard Hot 100)


The number 1 DJ in the world was Martin Garrix followed by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Armin van Buuren according to DJ Mag.

♌ August 8 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 8th

1987
Katie Leung, Scottish actress (Harry Potter love interest)

1978
Countess Vaughn, American actress and singer

1967
Howard Cross, American NFL tight end, 1989-2001 (NY Giants), and broadcaster

1986
Peyton List, American model and actress (As The World Turns, 2001-05 - "Lucy"; Mad Men)

1973
Senta Moses, American actress

1969
Dick Togo [Shigeki Sato], Japanese professional wrestler

1938
Connie Stevens [Concetta Ingoglia], American actress (Hawaiian Eye - "Cricket"; Back to the Beach), and singer ("Sixteen Reasons")

1953
Don Most, American actor and director (Ralph Malph-Happy Days)

At the age of 61, Bill Gates was the richest person in the world in 2017 with $86 billion fortune, followed by Warren Buffett with $75.6 billion, according to Forbes.

📜 Historical events on this date

1509
Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire in Southern India.

1609
Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope.

1786
US Congress unanimously chooses the dollar as the money unit for the United States.

1925
1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (between 25,000 and 40,000 marchers) in Washington, D.C.

1945
USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea.

1974
US President Richard Nixon announces he will resign at 12pm the next day.

1988
Ceasefire between Iran & Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war.


🎄 Holidays on August 8

National Dollar Day
National Dollar Day, celebrated on August 8, marks the creation of the U.S. monetary system, acknowledging the importance of the dollar which is widely used around the world and had over $2 trillion in circulation as of early 2021.

Happiness Happens Day
Happiness Happens Day, celebrated on August 8th, is a day to recognize and spread happiness in our lives and to explore what makes us joyful, reminding us that happiness can be found and shared in many simple ways.

National Tarantula Appreciation Day
National Tarantula Appreciation Day, celebrated on August 8th, is all about showing love for these often misunderstood, hairy spiders, highlighting their gentleness and the powerful symbolism they carry.


🏆 Sports in 2017

🏒 NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Nashville Predators (4 - 2) to win the 2017 Stanley Cup.

🏈 NFL
New England Patriots beat Atlanta Falcons (34 - 28) to win Super Bowl LI on February 5, 2017 in Houston, TX.

⚾ MLB
Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers (4 - 3) to win the 2017 World Series.

🎾 Tennis
In the 2017 US Open Championships, Rafael Nadal defeated Kevin Anderson (6-3, 6-3, 6-4) to win the men's singles title. Sloane Stephens beat Madison Keys (6-3, 6-0) to become the Wimbledon women's singles champion.

August 8, 2017 can be written as VIII-VIII-MMXVII. This is the Western date style written using Roman numerals.


🔦 Facts Summary for August 8, 2017
Day Index: 220th day of 2017
Day of week: Tuesday
Week Index: 2nd Tuesday of 2017
Next same calendar year: 2034
Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 7 years old
Days since birth:
You are: 3,605,714 minutes old
Days spent sleeping: 834 days
Months spent sleeping: 27 months
Years spent sleeping: 2.29 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
Full moons since birth: 85 🌕
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 2017: 7,550,262,101 Source: un.org

The 2017 calendar is unique, and the next time it will align with the Georgian calendar will be in 2034. So, mark your calendars!

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