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About August 23rd, 2020, in brief:

  • Day of the week: August 23rd, 2020 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: River Phoenix, Kobe Bryant
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • Popular movie: Dolittle directed by Stephen Gaghan

More about August 23rd, 2020? See below for more news and curiosities on August 23rd, 2020.


What day of the week was August 23, 2020?

August 23, 2020 was a Sunday and it was the 236th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 23, 2020 can also be written as 8/23/2020 in the US and as 23/8/2020 in UK and Europe.

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August 23, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 23rd is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo 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 23, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 23, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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August 23, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 23, 2020 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 23, 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 23, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 31% full, rising at 11:26 am and setting at 10:38 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 23, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on August 23rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 23rd:

  • River Phoenix
    River Phoenix

    River Phoenix was a talented actor known for his roles in films like 'Stand by Me' and 'My Own Private Idaho.

  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant

    Bryant, an american basketball star and athlete for the los angeles lakers, was accused of rape on 23 march 2003.

  • Gene Kelly
    Gene Kelly

    American actor/dancer ("singing in the rain") dies at the age of 83.

  • Barbara Eden
    Barbara Eden

    American actress, perhaps most well-known for her role in "i dream of jeannie", a sitcom that aired on american tv between 1965-1970.

  • Rita Pavone
    Rita Pavone

    Rita pavone is an italian actress and singer known for her successful music career in the 1960s and her energetic stage presence.

  • Rick Springfield
    Rick Springfield

    An australian singer who was a teen idol, became a soap star and went on to become a platinum-selling rocker.

  • Shelley Long
    Shelley Long

    American comedian, actress, hostess and talk show hostess.

  • Jay Mohr
    Jay Mohr

    American comedian, actor, and radio host.

  • Vera Miles
    Vera Miles

    American actress and model miss kansas 1948.

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How old is someone born on August 23, 2020?

Someone born on August 23, 2020 is:

3 years 10 months old,

or 46 months and 25 days old,

or 203 weeks and 4 days old,

or 1425 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 23, 2020?

There are 36 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday August 23rd 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 23, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 23, 2020.

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August 23, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 23, 2020:

  • Lori Nelson
    Lori Nelson

    Lori Nelson was an American actress who appeared in films and TV shows during the 1950s and 1960s.

  • Peter Borwein
  • Adhemar Grijó Filho
  • Gerald D. Hines
  • Maria Janion
  • Augusto Caminito
  • Valentina Prudskova
  • Dieter Krause
  • Benny Chan
  • Luigi Serafini

What famous deaths happened on August 23rd?

Famous deaths on August 23rd:

  • Rudolph Valentino
    Rudolph Valentino

    Rudolph valentino was an italian-born american actor known for his roles in silent films, particularly for his role in 'the sheik'.

  • Brock Peters
    Brock Peters

    Nyc, new york -- actor / singer (carmen jones and to kill a mockingbird).

  • Kathleen Freeman
    Kathleen Freeman

    Chicago, illinois -- actress (beverly hillbillies).

  • Maebel Normand

    Maebel Normand was an American silent film actress, comedian, screenwriter and producer who appeared in over 200 films.

  • Adaria

    Renowned painter known for her abstract works.

  • John Kendrew

    British biochemist, who discovered the three-dimensional structure and function of myoglobin (the muscle protein that stores oxygen in the...

  • Kinser

    Renowned racecar driver known for his success in sprint car racing.

  • Essica Mitford

    Essica Mitford was a British author and political activist known for her satirical memoirs and critiques of the British upper class.

  • Bohden Poraj-Kosmider

    Polish military officer known for his service during World War II.

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Who was the US President on August 23, 2020?

On August 23, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 23, 2020?

On August 23, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 23, 2020?

On August 23, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about August 23rd?

August 23rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 23rd 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 23rd, such as:

  • 2018 - China-united states trade dispute: the united states imposes 25% tariffs on $16 billion in chinese goods. china responds immediately with its own equivalent tariffs
  • 2017 - Saudi arabian-led intervention is in yemen: at most 35 people were killed in an attack on a hotel located near a houthi checkpoint north of sanaa.
  • 2016 - Boko haram insurgency. nigeria's air force killed senior militants and possibly left their leader abubakar shekau dead.

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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.