This is an in-depth look at all the fascinating facts about August 8, 1968 🗓️ that most people 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 awesome 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 start.
📅 Day of Week
August 8th in 1968 was a Thursday and was the 221st day of the 8th month of 1968 in the Georgian calendar. It was also the 69th day of Summer and there was 24 days left until Fall (autumn). The next time you can reuse 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same.
⭐️ 3rd quarter of the year
⚡️ The 69th day of Summer
⏳ This date was 19,531 days ago
🪐 Zodiac sign for this date is Leo
🗓️ August 8, 1968 was a Thursday
📆 In 2022, August 8 is on a Tuesday
→ August 8, 1968 in Roman numerals: VIII VIII MCMLXVIII (mm dd yyyy)
🎉 My Birthday
You were born in the Summer of 1968 on a Thursday. You are 53 years old, and according to the Chineze Zodiac, it was the Year of the Monkey. You have been alive for . If you have been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 6,510 days or 17.84 years. This equals to about 33% of your life. There were 662 🌖 full moons after you were born up to this day.
⏱️ You are 28,125,087 minutes old
⏳ You have been alive: 468,751 hours
⭐️ You’ve been alive
🌌 Your birth sign is Leo
🐒 You were born in the Year of the Monkey
→ Age on next birthday: 54 years old
Being born in 1968 makes you a part of Generation X. 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.Generation X, also known as 'Gen Bust' are born between 1965 and 1979. Gen-Xers are geeks and independent thinkers. Most influential Web sites of today such as Google, YouTube, and Amazon.com, were sprang from the minds of Gen-Xers.
Your birthday numbers are 8, 8 and 1968, which reveal that your Life Path number is 4. Your zodiac sign is Leo with a ruling planet Sun. Your birthstone is the Peridot and Sardonyx, and your birth flower is the Gladiolus.
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🎊🎈 Next Birthday
Your next birthday is in . Your birthday will be on a Friday and your 55th birthday will be on a Tuesday. 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 16, 2000.
🪐 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 8 in 1968 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 1968 means your zodiac animal is a Monkey. 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 Monkey love to make people laugh. They're generally energetic and upbeat, but sometimes lack self-control.
This year (2022) is the year of the Tiger.
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 important 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: Monkey
🌌 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 8, 1968, your Life Path number is 4. The Life Path 4 suggests that you entered this plane with a natural genius for planning, fixing, building, and somehow, with practical application and cerebral excellence, making things work. Fours are orderly and methodical and base their lives in logic. The value of fours are structure, discipline, health, while the challenges are to balance your ambitions with your need for security.
🎵 Your birthday song
The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Hello, I Love You" by The Doors. (Billboard Hot 100 – August 8, 1968). 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 "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor. On your 18th birthday the number one song was "Glory Of Love (Theme From "The Karate Kid Part II")" by Peter Cetera, and on your 21st birthday it was "Right Here Waiting" by Richard Marx.
🎁 Celebrity birthdays on this day
Below are famous people and celebrities born on August 8, 1968. 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 8No major holidays found for this date.
🌎 The world on this day
Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 3.55 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.The Sixties dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, the 60s also saw the assassinations of US President John F Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Cuban Missile Crisis, and finally ended on a good note when the first man is landed on the moon.
There were an estimated 120,171,727 babies born throughout the world in 1968. In 1968, the most popular baby name was Lisa for girls and Michael for boys, according to Social Security Administration.
The most popular movie in 1968 was 2001: A Space Odyssey directed by Stanley Kubrick starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester.
📜 Historical events on August 8th
Below are some of the most important events that happened on August 8, 1968.
1509 – Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire in Southern India.
1609 – Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope.
1786 – US Congress unanimously chooses the dollar as the money unit for the United States.
1925 – 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (between 25,000 and 40,000 marchers) in Washington, D.C..
1945 – USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea.
🏆 Sports in 1968Green Bay Packers beat Oakland Raiders (33 - 14) to win Super Bowl II on January 14, 1968 in Miami, FL. Detroit Tigers beat St. Louis Cardinals (4 - 3) to win the 1968 World Series. Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers (4 - 2) to win the 1968 NBA Finals. Montreal Canadiens defeated St. Louis Blues (4 - 0) to win the 1968 Stanley Cup.
Birthstones are gems that are associated with a birth month, each stone has a unique meaning and significance.
The birthstone for August 8, 1968 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 (2022) is Garnet.
🌼 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'It takes a long time to become young.' - Pablo Picasso 👌 FUN FACT: How do you say 'Happy Birthday' in Spanish? 'Feliz cumpleaños'.
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💬 Birthday messages'No wise man ever wished to be younger.
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It’s my birthday wishes'May this year be a breakthrough year for you! I hope that all your stars keep shining and your biggest dreams come true!'
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