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What day of the week was August 08, 2020?


August 08, 2020 was a Saturday and it was the 221st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 08, 2020 can also be written as 8/8/2020 in the US and as 8/8/2020 in UK and Europe.

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August 08, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 8th 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 08, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 08, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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August 08, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 08, 2020 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 08, 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 08, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 69% full, rising at 10:27 pm and setting at 11:40 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 03, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Sep 02, 2020.

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Who was born on August 08, 2020?


Whose famous birthday is on August 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 8th:

  • Faye Wong
    Faye Wong

    Faye wong is a chinese singer and actress known for her ethereal voice and influential presence in the chinese music industry.

  • Peyton List
    Peyton List

    Peyton list is an american actress known for her roles in the disney channel series jessie and the film diary of a wimpy kid: rodrick rules.

  • Dustin Hoffman
    Dustin Hoffman

    American actor who created some of the most memorable characters in cinema history, winning two oscars, five oscar nominations and an emmy...

  • Robin Quivers
    Robin Quivers

    American radio personality, author, and co-host of howard sternaeur (tm), the nationally syndicated radio show and cable tv show.

  • Esther Williams
    Esther Williams

    American actress and swimmer, who became a swimming champion and became a leading lady in aquatic extravaganzas during the '50s, '60s and...

  • Keith Carradine
    Keith Carradine

    American actor from a theatre family.

  • Rory Calhoun
    Rory Calhoun

    American actor, who has appeared in feature films since 1944, such as "river of no return" (black spurs) and "river of no return".

  • Roger Penrose
    Roger Penrose

    Mathematician and english physicist.

  • Katie Leung
    Katie Leung

    Katie Leung is a Scottish actress best known for her role as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter film series.

  • Rena Mero
    Rena Mero

    American wrestler.

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August 08, 2020: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 3 years 9 months old,

or 45 months and 10 days old,

or 197 weeks

or 1379 days old,

if you were born on August 08, 2020.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 08, 2020?

There are 82 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 08, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 08, 2020.

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August 08, 2020: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 08, 2020:

  • Shlomo Hillel

    Israeli politician and diplomat who played a key role in the early years of the state of Israel.

  • Alfredo Lim

    Former philippine senator and mayor of manila (b. 1929).

  • Gabriel Ochoa Uribe

    Colombian football player and manager (b. 1929).

What famous deaths happened on August 8th?

Famous deaths on August 8th:

  • Louise Brooks
    Louise Brooks

    Iconic silent film actress known for her bob haircut and roles in Pandora's Box and Diary of a Lost Girl.

  • Patricia Neal
    Patricia Neal

    American actress, who became a broadway star in her broadway debut in 1945.

  • Olivia Newton-John
    Olivia Newton-John

    An american singer, born in australia.

  • Karen Black
    Karen Black

    American actress, who was ten years old when she had her first stage experience.

  • Glen Campbell
    Glen Campbell

    American country and western singer, recording artist, and actor in tv and film.

  • Barbara Bel Geddes
    Barbara Bel Geddes

    Nyc, new york -- actress.

  • Fay Wray
    Fay Wray

    Fay Wray was a renowned actress best known for her role in the classic film 'King Kong'.

  • Richard Deacon
    Richard Deacon

    American actor and singer (d.1984).

  • Alan Napier
    Alan Napier

    American actor, alfred the butler on batman, at 85 years old (born 1903).

  • Ilse Werner
    Ilse Werner

    Actress and singer from the netherlands, german (d. 2005).

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August 08, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 08, 2020:

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
  • St. Largus
  • St. Cyriacus

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August 08, 2020: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 08, 2020 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Onward

Onward

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

Starring: Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States of America

Dolittle

Dolittle

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Grudge

The Grudge

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, Betty Gilpin, Demian Bichir, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver

Country: United States of America

The Hunt

The Hunt

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

Starring: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Ethan Suplee, Emma Roberts

Country: United States of America

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Release year: 2020

Directed by: J.A. Bayona

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith

August 08, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 08, 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:

EDEN

EDEN

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Flower of Evil

The Flower of Evil

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Cursed

Cursed

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Wes Craven

Brave New World

Brave New World

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Gaia

United We Fall

United We Fall

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Bryan Law

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Who was the US President on August 08, 2020?

On August 08, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 2020?

On August 08, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2020?

On August 08, 2020 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about August 8th?

August 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th 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 8th, such as:

  • 2018 - Academy awards: academy of motion picture arts and sciences announces changes to the oscars. this includes a shorter ceremony and a category called "most popular film".
  • 2017 - Battle of marawi. the pentagon is looking into conducting airstrikes on marawi. if approved, this would allow the united states to send troops into the area to fight the isis-affiliated maute and other islamist terror groups. later, a spokesperson denied the claims and clarified that the philippines had not requested such an airstrike.
  • 2016 - 2016 ethiopian protests. more than 50 protesters were killed by ethiopian security force forces in the past few days. the government blocked internet access and restricted journalistic access to the country.

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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.