It was the 41st Monday of 1979. If you were born on this date your birthday numbers 10, 8 and 1979 reveal that your life path number is 8. Your zodiac sign is Libra with a ruling planet Venus, your birthstone is the Opal and Tourmaline, and your birth flower is the Marigold. You are 40 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.

→ October 8, 1979 was a Monday
→ Zodiac sign for this date is Libra
→ This date was 14,750 days ago
→ 1979 was the Year of the Goat
→ In 2020, October 8 is on Friday

View fun October 8, 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 41 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 Libra with a ruling planet Venus. There were precisely 500 full moons after you were born up to this day. Your billionth second was on was on June 16, 2011.

→ You’ve slept 4,917 days or 13.47 years.
→ Your next birthday is away
→ You’ve been alive
→ You were born in the Year of the Goat
→ You have been alive 354,003 hours
→ You are 21,240,232 minutes old
→ Age on next birthday: 41 years old

You were born on a Monday

October 8, 1979 was the 41st Monday of that year. It was also the 281st day and 10th 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 41st birthday will be on a Wednesday and a birthday after that will be on a Friday. 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 Wednesday

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 13.47 years of your life.
You’ve slept 161 month of your life.
You’ve slept 702 week of your life.
You’ve slept 4,917 days of your life.


#1 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" by Michael Jackson. (Billboard Hot 100 – October 8, 1979). Ask your parents if they remember this popular song.

Do you remember the number one song on your 14th birthday? It was "Dreamlover" by Mariah Carey (October 8, 1993).

Celebrities born on October 8, 1979

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What happened on October 8th

Below are some of the most important historical events that happened on 8 October 1979.

1480 – Great standing on the Ugra river, standoff between forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and Ivan III Grand Prince of all Rus, Tataro-Mongols retreat, leds to disintegration of the Horde.

1856 – The Second Opium War or second Anglo-Chinese War: begins with the Arrow Incident on the Pearl River.

1862 – Otto von Bismarck becomes Chancellor of the German Empire.

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 8

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.