Saturday August 01, 2020: on this day


What day of the week was August 01, 2020?

August 01, 2020 was a Saturday and it was the 214th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 01, 2020 can also be written as 8/1/2020 in the US and as 1/8/2020 in UK and Europe.

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August 01, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 1st is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 01, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 01, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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August 01, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 01, 2020 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 01, 2020 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 01, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 98% full, rising at 07:07 pm and setting at 04:30 am.

The previous full moon was on Jul 05, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Aug 03, 2020.

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Who was born on August 01, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on August 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 1st:

  • Jason Momoa
    Jason Momoa

    Jason momoa is an american actor known for his roles as khal drogo in game of thrones and aquaman in the dc extended universe.

  • Sam Mendes
    Sam Mendes

    British film and stage director.

  • Meena Kumari
    Meena Kumari

    Indian actress in film (d. 1972).

  • Giancarlo Giannini
    Giancarlo Giannini

    He is an italian actor with sad eyes, and the tragicomic hero of many wertmuller films.

  • Chuck D
    Chuck D

    American rapper and producer (public enemy the bomb squad, confrontation camp).

  • Demián Bichir
    Demián Bichir

    Mexican-american producer and actor.

  • Nathalie Delon
    Nathalie Delon

    Nathalie delon was a french actress known for her roles in films such as le samouraï and the sicilian clan.

  • David Wain
    David Wain

    American screenwriter and actor.

  • Geoffrey Holder
    Geoffrey Holder

    Brazilian actor, choreographer, director, and dancer.

  • Kris Holden-Ried
    Kris Holden-Ried

    Canadian actor.

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How old is someone born on August 01, 2020?

Someone born on August 01, 2020 is:

3 years 10 months old,

or 46 months and 23 days old,

or 203 weeks and 2 days old,

or 1423 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 01, 2020?

There are 38 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 1st 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 01, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 01, 2020.

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August 01, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 01, 2020:

  • Wilford Brimley
    Wilford Brimley

    Wilford brimley was an american actor known for his roles in cocoon, the thing, and the natural.

  • Wilmoth Brimley

    Wilmoth Brimley was an American actor known for his roles in films such as 'The Natural' and 'Cocoon'.

  • Sahmir Youssef

    Sahmir Youssef was a renowned Egyptian poet whose work explored themes of love, loss, and the human condition.

  • Reni Santoni

    American actor known for his roles in 'Dirty Harry' and 'Seinfeld'.

  • Rodney H. Pardey

    American poker player (b. 1945).

  • Rickey Dixon

    American professional football player (b. 1966).

  • Leonardo Bragaglia
  • Alex Dupont
  • Vitol'd Kreer
  • Harley Redin
  • Sergio Tenente
  • Marcello Trevisan
  • Elly Lieber

What famous deaths happened on August 1st?

Famous deaths on August 1st:

  • Frances Farmer
    Frances Farmer

    American actress and "miss sex appeal of 1937" leading lady.

  • Cilla Black
    Cilla Black

    British tv host and singer.

  • Eva Bartok
    Eva Bartok

    Hungarian-english actress (d. 1998).

  • Strother Martin
    Strother Martin

    American actor, who plays western characters with grizzled accents.

  • Florence Eldridge
    Florence Eldridge

    Broadway actress, the swan, dies at 86.

  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    Indian leader of the indian nationalist party (born 1856).

  • Pola Negri
    Pola Negri

    Polish-american actress.

  • Vickii Carr

    Popular American singer known for hits like 'It Must Be Him'.

  • Corazon Aquino

    Aristocratic filipino family.

  • Anniebell Fitzgerald

    Anniebell Fitzgerald was a celebrated American jazz singer and pianist.

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August 01, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 01, 2020:

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
  • Benin - National Day
  • Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
  • Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
  • People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army

Observances on August 01, 2020:

  • World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August [WHO]

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August 01, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 01, 2020 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Flower of Evil

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Claude Chabrol


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Wes Craven

Brave New World

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Gaia

United We Fall

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Bryan Law


Who was the US President on August 01, 2020?

On August 01, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 01, 2020?

On August 01, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 01, 2020?

On August 01, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


Back in 2020


What is special about August 1st?

August 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 1st, such as:

  • 2018 - After workers strike over ticketing changes, the eiffel tower in paris is shut down.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present: a blast at a shia mosque in herat in afghanistan kills at most 29 people and injures many more.
  • 2016 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). the taliban claim responsibility for the truck bombing at a military base in kabul.

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What happened in 2020?

2020 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is killed by an American airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, igniting global concerns of a potential armed conflict.
  • Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes immediately after takeoff at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport; all 176 on board are killed. The plane was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile.
  • Taal Volcano in the Philippines erupts, and kills 39 people.

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What was the calendar for August 2020?

August 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how August 2020 calendar looked like.