August 28, 1979: Day of the Week
August 28, 1979 was the 240th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 125 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
A person born on this day will be 39 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $124.12 today.
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Here’s the August 1979 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1979 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 28, 1979 Historical Event(s)
- 1979An IRA bomb explodes on the Grand Place in Brussels.
Who were born on August 28, 1979?
- 1979Kristen Hughes, Australian netballer
- 1979Markus Pröll, German footballer
- 1979Robert Hoyzer, German football referee
- 1979Ruth Riley, American basketball player
- 1979Shaila Durcal, Spanish singer
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