This is an in-depth look at all the fascinating facts about August 2, 1988 🗓️ that you should know. If you were born on this date, prepare to get your mind blown 🤯.
Among the information you’ll find below: western astrology zodiac sign & symbol meanings, your zodiac animal and its characteristics, numerology, as well as amazing things that happened when you were born – from most important world and sporting events to the most popular song on your birthday, #1 movie in theaters, your birthstone, celebrities who share your date of birth and much more!
We hope this page will help you understand yourself better. Let’s begin.
📅 Day of Week
August 2nd in 1988 was a Tuesday and was the 215th day of the 8th month of 1988 in the Georgian calendar. It was also the 63rd day of Summer and there was 30 days left until Fall (autumn). The next time you can reuse 1988 calendar will be in 2044. Both calendars will be exactly the same.
⭐️ 3rd quarter of the year
⚡️ The 63rd day of Summer
⏳ This date was 12,602 days ago
🪐 Zodiac sign for this date is Leo
🗓️ August 2, 1988 was a Tuesday
📆 In 2023, August 2 is on a Friday
→ August 2, 1988 in Roman numerals: VIII II MCMLXXXVIII (mm dd yyyy)
🎉 My Birthday
You were born in the Summer of 1988 on a Tuesday. You are 34 years old, and according to the Chineze Zodiac, it was the Year of the Dragon. You have been alive for . If you have been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 4,201 days or 11.51 years. This equals to about 33% of your life. There were 427 🌖 full moons after you were born up to this day.
⏱️ You are 18,148,005 minutes old
⏳ You have been alive: 302,466 hours
⭐️ You’ve been alive
🌌 Your birth sign is Leo
🐉 You were born in the Year of the Dragon
→ Age on next birthday: 35 years old
Being born in 1988 makes you a part of Millennials Generation. There are six different generations: G.I. Generation, Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life.Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are born between 1980 and 1995. Millennial grew up using electronics, the Internet and online social communities. They are tech-savvy, family-centric, achievement-oriented, curious, usually wanting instant gratification and recognition. This generation possesses many characteristics that are unique in comparison to past generations.
Your birthday numbers are 8, 2 and 1988, which reveal that your Life Path number is 9. Your zodiac sign is Leo with a ruling planet Sun. Your birthstone is the Peridot and Sardonyx, and your birth flower is the Gladiolus.
Continue below to find out what this all means in detail 👇
🎊🎈 Next Birthday
Your next birthday is in . Your birthday will be on a Wednesday and your 36th birthday will be on a Friday. Below is a countdown to your next birthday. It’s accurate and is automatically updated.
⏰ FUN FACT: Your first billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on April 10, 2020.
🪐 What’s my zodiac sign?
There are 12 astrological signs, also known as signs of the zodiac, each with its own set of strengths, challenges, moods, patterns, relationships, and more. Your zodiac sign reflects the position of the sun when you were born and is the biggest influence on your life and personality in Astrology.
People who are born on August 2 in 1988 have an zodiac sign of Leo ♌. Leos love the limelight. They are are creative and funny, and what's more, they ooze passion.
According to Chinese Zodiac calendar, being born in 1988 means your zodiac animal is a Dragon. The Chinese zodiac is based on a 12-year cycle, with each year in a cycle related to an animal sign. A zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture for more than 2,000 years ago. Much like zodiac signs, the Chinese zodiac animal has attributes and significance attached. The animal ruling a person birth year has a great influence on personality, and destiny.
People born in the year of the Dragon are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.
This year (2023) is the year of the Rabbit.
The ruling planet of Leo is Sun. There are 10 major planets, each represent a different set of qualities and characteristics, and rule over a different part of our lives — each bringing with them their own unique vibes. Knowing the planets and their effects on your life is just as important as knowing your sign. They all affect us differently, and knowing the areas of life they govern is critical to understanding your horoscope.The Sun is the most important planet. It is your ego, your motivation, your interests, your basic likes and dislikes, your vitality, and how you express and identify yourself. The Sun is connected to the Masculine and your father.
🪐 Zodiac sign: Leo – ♌
🐉 Zodiac animal: Dragon
🌌 Ruling Planet: Sun ☉
💨 Zodiac Element: Air
→ Zodiac Quality: Fixed
🚶Life Path number
The Life Path number is similar to your zodiac sign. These numbers are used to offer insight into your greater purpose, including strengths, weaknesses, personality, talents, and ambitions. Your Life Path number also exposes the tone of your experiences, and why events occur past, present, and future.
If you were born on August 2, 1988, your Life Path number is 9. The Life Path 9 suggests that you entered this plane with an abundance of dramatic feelings coupled with a strong sense of compassion and generosity. Nines have an unending flow of love to give and they offer it to the world at large. The values of nines are compassion, understanding, acceptance, while to challenges are to come away from every new experience a little bit wiser.
🎵 Your birthday song
The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was [Not available]. No song matches found.. (Billboard Hot 100 – August 2, 1988). Ask your parents if they remember this song.
According to a internet myth the song that was topping the charts on your 14th birthday is the one that defines your entire life. The #1 song on your 14th birthday was [Not available]. No song matches found.. On your 18th birthday the number one song was [Not available]. No song matches found., and on your 21st birthday it was [Not available]. No song matches found..
🎁 Celebrity birthdays on this day
Below are famous people and celebrities born on August 2, 1988. We could not find a celebrity that shares a birthday with you. However, we update our database constantly, and invite you to check back later to see if we found someone with the same birthday..
🎄 Holidays on August 2No major holidays found for this date.
🌎 The world on this day
Ronald Reagan (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 5.15 billion, according to census.gov.
Generations can be hard to define. We tend to combine huge groups of people into arbitrary categories based on the decades in which they were born and the presumably shared set of cultural traits that shaped their lives and experiences.Every decade sees a lot of change, no matter the country, no matter the cause. The '80s was a pivotal time period that began to change the course of the world. Let's look back and see how influential this decade was, from the fun times to the hard times.
In the 1980s, Pac-Man was released and Cinco de Mayo took off as a holiday in the United States, 1980 Olympic Summer Games were held in Moscow, smiley emoticons (emojis) were first used by computer scientist Scott Fahlman in 1982, CNN was founded by media mogul Ted Turner, BET was launched and MTV debuted in 1981 - shockingly, cable television did not have commercials until the 1980s.
In '80s we saw the first ever liposuction surgery, the first ever Compact Discs released, and the first ever Hooters restaurant open. The first African-American to win the Miss America pageant was Vanessa Williams in 1983. In 1986, the Soviet Union had the Chernobyl disaster.
There were an estimated babies born throughout the world in 1988. In 1988, the most popular baby name was for girls and for boys, according to Social Security Administration.
The most popular movie in 1988 was
📜 Historical events on August 2nd
Below are some of the most important events that happened on August 2, 1988.
🏆 Sports in 1988
Birthstones are gems that are associated with a birth month, each stone has a unique meaning and significance.
The birthstone for August 2, 1988 is Peridot and Sardonyx. Peridot symbolizes strength. Peridot is sometimes called "the evening emerald" for its light green color and resonance with the other realms. The birthstone for this year (2023) is Amethyst.
🌼 Birth flower
Everyone knows about their zodiac sign, but few people are familiar with their birth flower. In the same way that we have a unique birthstone associated with each month, every month has a birth flower that has its own special meaning.
The birth flower for August is Gladiolus. The name Gladiolus comes from the Latin 'gladius', meaning 'sword'. The name in fact is a reference to the sword-swinging gladiators of ancient Rome. Gladioli are said to embody strength, generosity and moral integrity.
🍾 It’s my birthday quotes'Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.' - Mark Twain 👌 FUN FACT: How do you say 'Happy Birthday' in German? 'Alles Gute zum Geburtstag'.
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💬 Birthday messages'Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.'
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It’s my birthday wishes'May your smile never fade away. I wish you a very happy and sweet birthday.'
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