This is an in-depth look at all the interesting facts about July 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 major things that happened when you were born – from major 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 go.
📅 Day of Week
July 8th in 1968 was a Monday and was the 190th day of the 7th month of 1968 in the Georgian calendar. It was also the 38th day of Summer and there was 55 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 38th day of Summer
⏳ This date was 19,555 days ago
🪐 Zodiac sign for this date is Cancer
🗓️ July 8, 1968 was a Monday
📆 In 2022, July 8 is on a Saturday
→ July 8, 1968 in Roman numerals: VII VIII MCMLXVIII (mm dd yyyy)
🎉 My Birthday
You were born in the Summer of 1968 on a Monday. 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 6,518 days or 17.86 years. This equals to about 33% of your life. There were 663 🌖 full moons after you were born up to this day.
⏱️ You are 28,159,600 minutes old
⏳ You have been alive: 469,326 hours
⭐️ You’ve been alive
🌌 Your birth sign is Cancer
🐒 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 7, 8 and 1968, which reveal that your Life Path number is 3. Your zodiac sign is Cancer with a ruling planet Moon. Your birthstone is the Ruby, and your birth flower is the Larkspur.
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🎊🎈 Next Birthday
Your next birthday is in . Your birthday will be on a Tuesday and your 55th birthday will be on a Saturday. 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 March 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 July 8 in 1968 have an zodiac sign of Cancer ♋. People born under the Cancer sign are highly emotional; this can be both a positive and a negative thing.
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 Cancer is Moon. 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 Moon governs your emotional attachments. It represents your intuition, your instincts, your habits, your conscious mind, and what makes you feel comfortable and secure. It oversees how you express your emotions and share yourself with others, especially when you react without taking time to think things over first. The Moon is associated with your mother, your home and family, your childhood, and how you like to decorate your home.
🪐 Zodiac sign: Cancer – ♋
🐒 Zodiac animal: Monkey
🌌 Ruling Planet: Moon ☽
💨 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 July 8, 1968, your Life Path number is 3. The Life Path 3 indicates that you entered this plane with a strong sense of creativity and with wonderful communication skills. Threes are natural born salesmen, with a natural gift for gab and overflow of charisma. The values of threes are creativity, self-expression, fun, while the challenges are to remain optimistic - yet realistic - in the face of difficulties.
🎵 Your birthday song
The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "This Guy's In Love With You" by Herb Alpert. (Billboard Hot 100 – July 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 "Don't You Want Me" by The Human League. On your 18th birthday the number one song was "Holding Back The Years" by Simply Red, and on your 21st birthday it was "Good Thing" by Fine Young Cannibals.
🎁 Celebrity birthdays on this day
Below are famous people and celebrities born on July 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 July 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 July 8th
Below are some of the most important events that happened on July 8, 1968.
1099 – First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on.
1497 – Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama departs on his first voyage, becoming the 1st European to reach India by sea.
1777 – Vermont introduces new constitution making it the 1st US state to abolish slavery.
1800 – Dr Benjamin Waterhouse gives 1st cowpox vaccination in the US to his son to prevent smallpox.
1853 – Commodore Matthew C. Perry sails his frigate Susquehanna into Tokyo Bay, opening Japan to Western influence and trade.
🏆 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 July 8, 1968 is Ruby. Ruby was regarded by ancient Hindus as the "king of gems." It was believed to protect its wearer from darkness, shadows, and evil. 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 July is Larkspur. Larkspur signifies an open heart, strong bond of love, and the celebration of positivity.
🍾 It’s my birthday quotes'Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.' - Muhammad Ali 👌 FUN FACT: How do you say 'Happy Birthday' in German? 'Alles Gute zum Geburtstag'.
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💬 Birthday messages'You don't get older, you get better.'
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It’s my birthday wishes'For you on your birthday, I wish you a lifetime of happiness, a smaller amount of worries, and a boat load of big dreams coming true.'
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