August 28, 1996

This is an in-depth look at all the fascinating facts about August 28, 1996 πŸ—“οΈ that most don't know. If your birthday is 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 interesting 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 so much more!

We hope this page will help you understand yourself better. Let’s begin.

πŸ“… Day of Week

August 28th in 1996 was a Wednesday and was the 241st day of the 8th month of 1996 in the Georgian calendar. It was also the 89th day of Summer and there was 4 days left until Fall (autumn). The next time you can reuse 1996 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

⭐️ 3rd quarter of the year
⚑️ The 89th day of Summer
⏳ This date was 10,159 days ago
πŸͺ Zodiac sign for this date is Virgo
πŸ—“οΈ August 28, 1996 was a Wednesday
πŸ“† In 2024, August 28 is on a Thursday

β†’ August 28, 1996 in Roman numerals: VIII XXVIII MCMXCVI (mm dd yyyy)

πŸŽ‰ My Birthday

You were born in the Summer of 1996 on a Wednesday. You are 27 years old, and according to the Chineze Zodiac, it was the Year of the Rat. You have been alive for . If you have been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 3,386 days or 9.28 years. This equals to about 33% of your life. There were 344 πŸŒ– full moons after you were born up to this day.

You’ve been alive for:

 

⏱️ You are 14,630,103 minutes old
⏳ You have been alive: 243,835 hours
⭐️ You’ve been alive
🌌 Your birth sign is Virgo
πŸ€ You were born in the Year of the Rat
β†’ Age on next birthday: 28 years old

Being born in 1996 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, 28 and 1996, which reveal that your Life Path number is 7. Your zodiac sign is Virgo with a ruling planet Mercury. 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 πŸ‘‡

🎊🎈 Next Birthday

Your next birthday is in . Your birthday will be on a Thursday and your 29th birthday will be on a Thursday. Below is a countdown to your next birthday. It’s accurate and is automatically updated.

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⏰ FUN FACT: Your first billionth (1,000,000,000) second will happen sometime on May 6, 2028.

πŸͺ 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 28 in 1996 have an zodiac sign of Virgo ♍. Virgos pay huge attention to detail; making them analytical, hardworking and well-organised. This can be their downfall, though. Virgos are often overly critical of themselves, putting themselves under huge pressure to achieve the best results possible.

According to Chinese Zodiac calendar, being born in 1996 means your zodiac animal is a Rat. 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 Rat are clever and charming. They are also curious, but are sometimes too motivated by money.

This year (2024) is the year of the Dragon.

The ruling planet of Virgo is Mercury. There are 10 major planets, each represent a different set of qualities and characteristics, and rule over a different part of our lives β€” 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 smallest and innermost planet of the solar system, Mercury is named after the Roman deity who served as a messenger to the gods. Within astrology, Mercury symbolizes communication. Mercury is about your communication style, how you think, how you solve problems, how you learn, what you're curious about, and some of your general interests.

πŸͺ Zodiac sign: Virgo – ♍
πŸ€ Zodiac animal: Rat
🌌 Ruling Planet: Mercury ☿
πŸ’¨ Zodiac Element: Air
β†’ Zodiac Quality: Mutable

🚢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 28, 1996, your Life Path number is 7. The Life Path 7 suggests that you entered this plane with a gift for investigation, analysis, and keen observation. You are a thinker of the first order. Sevens are naturally curious and as a result find themselves devoted to investigating the unknown. The value of sevens are meditative thought, introspection, imagination, while the challenges are to listen to your rational side as much as your intuitive side.

🎡 Your birthday song

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" by Los Del Rio. (Billboard Hot 100 – August 28, 1996). 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 "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem feat. Rihanna. On your 18th birthday the number one song was "Rude" by Magic!, and on your 21st birthday it was "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber.

🎁 Celebrity birthdays on this day

Below are famous people and celebrities born on August 28, 1996. You share a birthday with Josiah Duggar (reality star).

πŸŽ„ Holidays on August 28

No major holidays found for this date.

🌎 The world on this day

Bill Clinton (Democratic) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 5.83 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 1990s are no exception to this - it saw a lot of political change worldwide, changes in the music scene and, as the decade came to an end, a major change in the way we use computing systems. Let's look back and see how influential this decade was, from the fun times to the hard times.

In 1991 Soviet Union dissolved along with the KGB, hit TV shows Seinfeld and Cheers ended their run, teen pop music became popular with the likes of Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, *NSYNC, and Destiny’s Child. The '90s gave birth to the best-selling gaming console Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

A unified Europe came together in 1993 with the creation of the European Union, O.J. Simpson’s trial happened, rapper Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, a.k.a The Notorious B.I.G. was shot and killed, and Oklahoma City Bombing happened on April 15, 1995. NASA's Pathfinder spacecraft landed on Mars on July 4, 1997 and Titanic shattered box office records in 1997

There were an estimated 131,354,612 babies born throughout the world in 1996. In 1996, the most popular baby name was Emily for girls and Michael for boys, according to Social Security Administration.

The most popular movie in 1996 was Independence Day directed by Roland Emmerich starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum. Super Mario 64 developed by Nintendo, was one of the most popular video games in 1996.

πŸ“œ Historical events on August 28th

Below are some of the most important events that happened on August 28, 1996.

Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan.
English explorer Henry Hudson, discovers and explores Delaware Bay.
1st American built locomotive, "Tom Thumb" races a horse-drawn car from Stockton and Stokes stagecoach company from Baltimore to Ellicott Mills. Let history record that due to mechanical problems the horse won!.
Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue.
Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream speech" addressing civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

πŸ† Sports in 1996

Dallas Cowboys beat Pittsburgh Steelers (27 - 17) to win Super Bowl XXX on January 28, 1996 in Tempe, AZ. New York Yankees beat Atlanta Braves (4 - 2) to win the 1996 World Series. Chicago Bulls beat Seattle SuperSonics (4 - 2) to win the 1996 NBA Finals. Colorado Avalanche defeated Florida Panthers (4 - 0) to win the 1996 Stanley Cup.
In the 1996 US Open Tennis Championships, Pete Sampras defeated Michael Chang (6-1, 6-4, 7-6(7-3)) to win men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Monica Seles (7-5, 6-4) to become US Open women's singles champion. In the 1996 Wimbledon Championships, Richard Krajicek defeated MaliVai Washington (6-3, 6-4, 6-3) to win men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Arantxa Sαnchez Vicario (6-3, 7-5) to become Wimbledon women's singles champion. In the 1996 French Open (Roland-Garros), Yevgeny Kafelnikov defeated Michael Stich (7-6(7-4), 7-5, 7-6(7-4)) to win men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Arantxa Sαnchez Vicario (6-3, 6-7(4-7), 10-8) to become French Open women's singles champion. In the 1996 Australian Open, Boris Becker defeated Michael Chang (6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2) to win men's singles title. Monica Seles beat Anke Huber (6-4, 6-1) to become Australian Open women's singles champion.

πŸ’Ž Birthstone

Birthstones are gems that are associated with a birth month, each stone has a unique meaning and significance.

The birthstone for August 28, 1996 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 (2024) is Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite.

🌼 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 πŸ‘Œ FUN FACT: How do you say 'Happy Birthday' in German? 'Alles Gute zum Geburtstag'.

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πŸ’¬ Birthday messages

'Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.'

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It’s my birthday wishes

'Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. Happy birthday!'

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