Thursday August 26, 2021: on this day

August 26, 2021 was the 238th day of the year 2021, under the sign of Virgo and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is August 26, 2021 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on August 26, 2021, what holidays and observances are celebrated on August 26, 2021, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms, directed by Ethan Spaulding), TV series (e.g. Vigil) and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 26th, 2021 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was August 26, 2021?


August 26, 2021 was a Thursday and it was the 237th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 26, 2021 can also be written as 8/26/2021 in the US and as 26/8/2021 in UK and Europe.

August 26, 2021 in August 2021 calendar

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August 26, 2021: What happened on that day?


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Who was born on August 26, 2021?


Whose famous birthday is on August 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 26th:

  • Macaulay Culkin
    Macaulay Culkin

    Macaulay Culkin is a well-known American actor, best known for his role as Kevin McCallister in the Home Alone movies.

  • Dylan O'Brien
    Dylan O'Brien

    Dylan O'Brien is an American actor known for his role in the TV series Teen Wolf and the Maze Runner film series.

  • Melissa McCarthy
    Melissa McCarthy

    Melissa McCarthy is a renowned American comedian and actress known for her roles in popular comedy films such as Bridesmaids and The Heat.

  • Mère Teresa

    Mère Teresa was a Catholic nun and missionary known for her charitable work with the poor and sick in India.

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August 26, 2021: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 2 years 3 months old,

or 27 months and 11 days old,

or 119 weeks

or 833 days old,

if you were born on August 26, 2021.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 26, 2021?

There are 263 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday August 26th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 26, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 26, 2021.

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August 26, 2021: What famous people died on that day?


What famous deaths happened on August 26th?

Famous deaths on August 26th:

  • Raimon Panikkar

    Catalan philosopher (Born 1918).

  • Lon Chaney
    Lon Chaney

    American actor, known as the "man with a thousand faces", and most well-known for his horror films.

  • Mika Waltari

    Finnish playwright, novelist and short story writer.

  • Kay Francis
    Kay Francis

    American actress (Born 1899).

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August 26, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 26, 2021 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 26, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Ox chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 26, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

Discover the Ox personality and how the Metal Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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August 26, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 26, 2021:

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

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August 26, 2021: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 26, 2021 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ethan Spaulding

Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Grey Griffin, Joel McHale, Fred Tatasciore

Boy Culture

Boy Culture

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Q. Allan Brocka

Notorious Nick

Notorious Nick

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Aaron Leong

Starring: Elisabeth Röhm, Kevin Pollak, Cody Christian, Barry Livingston

Turner & Hooch

Turner & Hooch

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Reginald VelJohnson

Dune

Dune

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, David Dastmalchian

Country: United States of America

August 26, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 26, 2021 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Vigil

Vigil

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Vincent Ward

Threesome

Threesome

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

On the Verge

On the Verge

Release year: 2021

Open Your Eyes

Open Your Eyes

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Alejandro Amenabar

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Thor Freudenthal

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August 26, 2021: What was the lunar phase on that day?


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The lunar phase on August 26, 2021 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 26, 2021 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 26, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 74% full, rising at 09:56 pm and setting at 11:25 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 22, 2021 while the next full moon would come on Sep 20, 2021.

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Who was the US President on August 26, 2021?

On August 26, 2021 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 2021?

On August 26, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 26, 2021?

On August 26, 2021 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about August 26th?

August 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th 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 26th, such as:

  • 2018 - Afghanistan War: Afghan authorities claim that the Afghan and foreign forces killed ISIL/K's head and ten other militant members in a joint ground-air operation on Saturday night.
  • 2017 - 2017 M1 Motorway Crash: Many people have been killed in a collision between two trucks and a minibus while driving on the M1 motorway, near Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.
  • 2016 - Kurdish-Turkish Conflict (1978-1999): Eight Turkish officers are killed and forty are injured by a bombing at a Cizre police checkpoint. The PKK is believed to have been responsible.

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What was the calendar for August 2021?

August 2021 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 2021 calendar looked like.