What day of the week was August 29, 2020?

August 29, 2020 was a Saturday and it was the 242nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 29, 2020 can also be written as 8/29/2020 in the US and as 29/8/2020 in UK and Europe.

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August 29, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 29th 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 29, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 29, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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August 29, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 29, 2020 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 29, 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 29, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 91% full, rising at 05:52 pm and setting at 03:23 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 29, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on August 29th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 29th:

  • Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson

    American singer, dancer, and extremely talented entertainer.

  • Lea Michele
    Lea Michele

    Lea michele is an american singer and actress known for her role as rachel berry on the tv show glee.

  • Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman

    Swedish-american actress, who won oscars for the films "gaslight," 1945, and "anastasia," 1956.

  • John McCain
    John McCain

    American politician.

  • Carla Gugino
    Carla Gugino

    Carla gugino is an american actress known for her roles in movies such as sin city, watchmen, and san andreas.

  • William Levy
    William Levy

    William levy is a cuban-american actor known for his roles in telenovelas and for his appearance on dancing with the stars.

  • Temple Grandin
    Temple Grandin

    American animal behaviorist who has a special empathy for animals she is the leading expert in humane handling of livestock and has designed...

  • Richard Attenborough
    Richard Attenborough

    English actor, director, producer, and entrepreneur.

  • Elliott Gould
    Elliott Gould

    American actor, born at the age of 18 and trained as a song-and dance man.

  • Dinah Washington
    Dinah Washington

    American singer and pianist who was cited as the "most popular black female recording artist" of the 1950s.

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How old is someone born on August 29, 2020?

Someone born on August 29, 2020 is:

3 years 8 months old,

or 44 months and 21 days old,

or 194 weeks and 2 days old,

or 1360 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 29, 2020?

There are 101 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 29th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 29, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 29, 2020.


August 29, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 29, 2020:

  • Frank Press

    Renowned geophysicist known for his contributions to understanding the Earth's structure and dynamics.

  • Cliffard Robinson

    NBA player known for his versatility and longevity.

  • Valeriano Trubbiani
  • Fritz Chervet
  • Vittorio Dimastrogiovanni

What famous deaths happened on August 29th?

Famous deaths on August 29th:

  • Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman

    Swedish-american actress, who won oscars for the films "gaslight," 1945, and "anastasia," 1956.

  • Gene Wilder
    Gene Wilder

    American actor and comedian who made his screen debut with "bonnie and clyde", followed by "the producers.

  • Lee Marvin
    Lee Marvin

    American actor, television and film.

  • Michel Constantin
    Michel Constantin

    French film actor (born in 1924).

  • Michael Dunn
    Michael Dunn

    Shattuck (oklahoma) -- actor (house of the damned ship of fools).

  • Jean Hagen
    Jean Hagen

    American actress, best known for her role as hagen's wife, danny thomas, in "make room for daddy", for four years.

  • Evelyn Ankers
    Evelyn Ankers

    Actress (black beauty and jungle woman), died at 67.

  • Stringer Davis
    Stringer Davis

    Actress (mouse on the moon, miranda), is killed at 77.

  • Lale Andersen
    Lale Andersen

    German chanson singer-songwriter, most famous for her interpretation of "lili marleen" (1939), which was hugely popular on both side during...

  • Victor Sutherland
    Victor Sutherland

    Dies at 79.

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August 29, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 29, 2020:

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.

Observances on August 29, 2020:

  • International Day against Nuclear Tests

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August 29, 2020: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 29, 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 29, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 29, 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: Venk Potula

The Duchess

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Saul Dibb


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


Who was the US President on August 29, 2020?

On August 29, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 29, 2020?

On August 29, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 29, 2020?

On August 29, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about August 29th?

August 29th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 29th 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 29th, such as:

  • 2018 - Loyalty islands, new caledonia is struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). five people are killed by a suicide bomber at the kabul bank subsidiary, near the embassy of the united states of america in kabul. taliban claim that their attack was directed at soldiers and police who were withdrawing their salaries.
  • 2016 - Conflict in moro: 12 philippine army soldiers are killed during clashes against the abu sayyaf.

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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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