August 8, 1980: Day of the Week
August 8, 1980 was the 221st day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 145 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
A person born on this day will be 40 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $3,264.50 today.
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Here’s the August 1980 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1980 calendar.
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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Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 8, 1980 Historical Event(s)
- 1980The Central Hotel Fire occurs in Bundoran, Ireland.
Who were born on August 8, 1980?
- 1980Craig Breslow, American baseball player
- 1980Denisse Guerrero, Mexican Singer (Belanova)
- 1980Michael Urie, American actor and director
- 1980Mike Hindert, American musician
- 1980Pat Noonan, American soccer player
- 1980Sabine Klaschka, German tennis player
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