Date:December 16, 1988

December 16, 1988

December 12, 1988 birthday facts

Learn fun facts about Friday, December 16, 1988 that no one tells you about. ⬇️


Your next birthday is in:

You’ve taken nearly 261,414,720 breaths and experienced over 1,493,798,400 heartbeats since the day you were born. Your eyes have blinked over 317,432,160 times, quietly showing just how amazing our bodies are. Pretty cool, right?

⏳ You have been alive for: 35 years, 6 months, and 1 day


📅 You were born on a Friday


🌓 The moon was in First Quarter phase on this day


⌛ Born into → Millennials Generation


🐉 Born in → The Year of the Dragon


😴 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: 4,322 days of your life or 11.84 years.


🍿 #1 movie was: Rain Man


🎶 #1 song on your birthday: "Look Away" by Chicago (source: Billboard Hot 100)


♐ December 16 zodiac sign is Sagittarius ?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 9 ?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 Jupiter


🪨 Your birthstone is Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz ?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 December is Narcissus ?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 → Thursday


🦅 Your spirit animal → Owl


Celebrities born on December 16th

1979
Jessie Ward, American professional wrestler

1941
Lesley Stahl, newscaster/correspondent (CBS)

1964
Billy Ripken, American baseball 2nd baseman (Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers) and broadcaster (XM Satellite Radio, MLB Network)

1946
Adriaan van Dis, Dutch author (Promised Country)

1988
Anna Popplewell, English actress

1981
Anna Sedokova, Ukrainian pop singer (Nu Virgos), and actress

1944
Yosemite Sam, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Friz Freleng, (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Stage Door Cartoon"

1974
Frida Hallgren, Swedish actress


📜 Historical events on this date

755
An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during Chinese Tang Dynasty.

1598
Seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point - in the final battle of the war Korean navy decisively defeats the Japanese.

1653
Parliamentarian General Oliver Cromwell appointed as Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.

1773
Boston tea party incident - Sons of Liberty protesters throw tea shipments into Boston harbour in protest against British imposed Tea Act.

1920
8.5 earthquake rocks the Gansu province in China, killing an estimated 200,000.

1944
Nazi Germany launches a counteroffensive against the Allies in the Ardennes region of Belgium, beginning the'Battle of the Bulge'.

1998
Iraq disarmament crisis: Operation Desert Fox - the United States and United Kingdom bomb targets in Iraq.


🎄 Holidays on December 16

National Underdog Day
National Underdog Day is a special day on the third Friday of December where we celebrate and root for the people or teams who aren't expected to win, showing them our support and encouragement.

National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day on December 16 is a fun holiday where you can dip practically anything you can think of, from fruits to chips and even ants, in chocolate to discover new tasty or weird combinations.

Barbie And Barney Backlash Day
Barbie and Barney Backlash Day, celebrated on December 16th, is a playful holiday for those who want to take a break from these iconic characters by pretending they don't exist, even if just for a day.


🏆 Sports in 1988

🏒 NHL
Edmonton Oilers defeated Boston Bruins (4 - 0) to win the 1988 Stanley Cup.

🏈 NFL
Washington Redskins beat Denver Broncos (42 - 10) to win Super Bowl XXII on January 31, 1988 in San Diego, CA.

⚾ MLB
Los Angeles Dodgers beat Oakland Athletics (4 - 1) to win the 1988 World Series.

🎾 Tennis
In the 1988 US Open Championships, Mats Wilander defeated Ivan Lendl (6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4) to win the men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Gabriela Sabatini (6-3, 3-6, 6-1) to become the Wimbledon women's singles champion.

December 16, 1988 can be written as XII-XVI-MCMLXXXVIII. This is the Western date style written using Roman numerals.


🔦 Facts Summary for December 16, 1988
Day Index: 351st day of 1988
Day of week: Friday
Week Index: 3rd Friday of 1988
Next same calendar year: 2044
Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 36 years old
Days since birth:
You are: 18,673,708 minutes old
Days spent sleeping: 4,322 days
Months spent sleeping: 142 months
Years spent sleeping: 11.84 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
Full moons since birth: 440 🌓
Life path number: 9
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius ♐
Zodiac ruling planet: Jupiter
Birth flower: Narcissus
Birthstone: Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz
Spirit Animal: Owl
Power Color: Purple
President of United States:
World population 1988: 5,148,556,956 Source: un.org

The 1988 calendar is unique, and the next time it will align with the Georgian calendar will be in 2044. So, mark your calendars!

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