August 8, 1979: Day of the Week
August 8, 1979 was the 220th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 145 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
A person born on this day will be 43 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,381.90 today.
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Here’s the August 1979 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1979 calendar.
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Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo 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).
Who were born on August 8, 1979?
- 1979Dan Smith, English musician (Noisettes)
- 1979Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, Icelandic handball player
- 1979Paris Latsis, Greek shipping heir
- 1979Rashard Lewis, American basketball player
- 1979Richard Harwood, British cellist
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