What day of the week was August 18, 2020?

August 18, 2020 was a Tuesday and it was the 231st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 18, 2020 can also be written as 8/18/2020 in the US and as 18/8/2020 in UK and Europe.

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August 18, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 18th 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 18, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 18, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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August 18, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 18, 2020 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 18, 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 18, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 1% full, rising at 05:15 am and setting at 08:36 pm.

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 18, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on August 18th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 18th:

  • Robert Redford
    Robert Redford

    American actor, director, environmental activist.

  • Mae West
    Mae West

    Mae west was an american actress, playwright, and screenwriter known for her bawdy and witty persona, and her iconic roles in films such as...

  • Kaitlin Olson
    Kaitlin Olson

    Kaitlin Olson is an American actress and comedian, best known for her role as Dee Reynolds on the FX/FXX sitcom 'It's Always Sunny in...

  • Patrick Swayze
    Patrick Swayze

    American stage, tv and film actor, dancer, choreographer, and sex symbol.

  • Edward Norton
    Edward Norton

    American actor, director, writer, and producer best known for his extraordinary dramatic range.

  • Andy Samberg
    Andy Samberg

    Andy samberg is an american comedian known for his work on the comedy sketch show 'saturday night live' and for co-founding the comedy group...

  • Alex Honnold
    Alex Honnold

    Alex honnold is a renowned rock climber known for his free solo ascents of big walls, particularly his historic climb of el capitan in...

  • Christian Slater
    Christian Slater

    Christian slater is an american actor known for his roles in films such as heathers, true romance, and mr.

  • Roman Polanski
    Roman Polanski

    French director of film, well-known in france and america for his works such as "chinatown" and "rosemary's baby".

  • Madeleine Stowe
    Madeleine Stowe

    Madeleine Stowe is an American actress known for her roles in films such as 'The Last of the Mohicans', 'Twelve Monkeys', and 'The General's...

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How old is someone born on August 18, 2020?

Someone born on August 18, 2020 is:

3 years 9 months old,

or 45 months and 6 days old,

or 196 weeks and 3 days old,

or 1375 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 18, 2020?

There are 86 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday August 18th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 18, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 18, 2020.


August 18, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 18, 2020:

  • Ben Cross
    Ben Cross

    English stage and film actor (b. 1947).

  • Fraya Fitzgerald

    Fraya Fitzgerald was an American novelist whose works often explored themes of family, identity, and the complexities of human...

  • Desmond Guinness

    Desmond Guinness was an Irish writer and architectural conservationist.

  • Benn Hawerchuk

    Benn Hawerchuk was a Canadian ice hockey player known for his successful career in the NHL.

  • Gheorghe Dogărescu
  • Cesare Romiti
  • Bob Bigelow
  • Cathy Smith
  • Jack Sherman
  • Ivan Varlamov
  • Mariolina De Fano
  • Dale Hawerchuk

What famous deaths happened on August 18th?

Famous deaths on August 18th:

  • Persis Khambatta
    Persis Khambatta

    East indian actress and model who made her modeling debut when she was just 13.

  • Mildred Davis
    Mildred Davis

    Actress (haunted spooks), passes away from coronary at the age of 68.

  • Robert Novak
    Robert Novak

    American journalist and commentator (born in 1931).

  • Beverly Bayne
    Beverly Bayne

    Actress (romeo & juliet: passionate youth), died at 87.

  • John Kerr
    John Kerr

    18th governor general of australia, an australian politician (d. 1991).

  • Kafi Annan

    Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

  • Brigitt Haque

    Pioneering journalist and human rights activist who made significant contributions to investigative journalism.

  • Walter Chrysler

    American industrialist who founded chrysler corporation.

  • Tola Rotimi

    Renowned Nigerian playwright and director.

  • Antia Loos

    Antia Loos was an American screenwriter and novelist best known for her novel 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'.

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August 18, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 18, 2020:

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

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August 18, 2020: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 18, 2020 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

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

Country: United States of America


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

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

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

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

Country: United States of America

The Vow

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Jessica Lange

August 18, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 18, 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 18, 2020?

On August 18, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 18, 2020?

On August 18, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 18, 2020?

On August 18, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about August 18th?

August 18th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 18th 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 18th, such as:

  • 2018 - Russian president vladimir putin attends karin kneissl, austria's foreign minister (fpo), and wolfgang malinger, a businessman.
  • 2017 - Following the 2017 barcelona attacks, five terrorist suspects were killed by catalan police in cambrils. they were responding to a second van attack. although the police initially reported that the attackers were wearing explosive vests they later found out that they were fakes.
  • 2016 - Conflict between kurdish and turkish kurds (2015-present). three bombings that targeted police and military killed at least 12 and left 219 people wounded in southeast turkey.

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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.

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