Saturday August 31, 2019: on this day

About August 31st, 2019, in brief:

  • Historical events: A sightseeing helicopter crashes in the mountains of Skoddevarre, Alta, Norway, killing all 6 occupants.
  • Day of the week: August 31st, 2019 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Richard Gere, Chris Tucker
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Spider-Man: Far From Home directed by Jon Watts

More about August 31st, 2019? See below for more news and curiosities on August 31st, 2019.


What day of the week was August 31, 2019?

August 31, 2019 was a Saturday and it was the 243rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 31, 2019 can also be written as 8/31/2019 in the US and as 31/8/2019 in UK and Europe.

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August 31, 2019: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 31, 2019:

  • A sightseeing helicopter crashes in the mountains of skoddevarre, alta, norway, killing all 6 occupants.

August 31, 2019: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 31, 2019: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 31st 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 31, 2019: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 31, 2019 is Pig and the associated element is Earth.

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August 31, 2019: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 31, 2019 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 31, 2019 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 31, 2019 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 10% full, rising at 07:34 am and setting at 09:13 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 15, 2019 while the next full moon would come on Sep 14, 2019.

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Who was born on August 31, 2019?

Whose famous birthday is on August 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 31st:

  • Richard Gere
    Richard Gere

    American actor.

  • Chris Tucker
    Chris Tucker

    American actor and comedian best known for his role in the Rush Hour film series.

  • James Coburn
    James Coburn

    American actor, 6'2", slim and relaxed, with a variety of roles, from cowboy to master spy.

  • Marcia Clark
    Marcia Clark

    American lawyer who rose to prominence as the o.j.

  • Itzhak Perlman
    Itzhak Perlman

    Israeli-american violinist and conductor.

  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan

    American author of short stories, novels, and plays.

  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver

    Afro-american militant black activist from the '60s.

  • Buddy Hackett
    Buddy Hackett

    American comedian and actor (d. 2003).

  • Arthur Godfrey
    Arthur Godfrey

    American entertainer.

  • Richard Basehart
    Richard Basehart

    American stage actor who made his broadway debut in 1938.

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How old is someone born on August 31, 2019?

Someone born on August 31, 2019 is:

4 years 9 months old,

or 57 months and 24 days old,

or 251 weeks and 2 days old,

or 1759 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 31, 2019?

There are 68 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 31st 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 31, 2019?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 31, 2019.

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August 31, 2019: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 31, 2019:

  • Alec Holowka

    Canadian game developer (b. 1983).

  • Anthoine Hubert

    French race car driver (b. 1996).

  • Jeff Blackshear
  • Michael Lindsay
  • Immanuel Wallerstein
  • Anna Amendola

What famous deaths happened on August 31st?

Famous deaths on August 31st:

  • Max Bygraves
    Max Bygraves

    British cockney comedian, actor and stage performer who grew into a great character star.

  • David Farrar
    David Farrar

    Forest gate, england -- actor.

  • Michael Constantine
    Michael Constantine

    Greek-american actor (b. 1927).

  • Sally Rand
    Sally Rand

    Hickory county, missouri -- stripper (fan dance).

  • Charles Delaney
    Charles Delaney

    Dies at 67.

  • Charlot Baudelaire

    Influential poet known for his symbolist style.

  • Henry Moore

    British artist who is widely regarded as the greatest sculptor of our time.

  • John Bunyan

    English preacher, theologian, and author (d. 1688).

  • Tom Seaver

    American professional baseball player, known as tom terrific with the new york mets.

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August 31, 2019: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 31, 2019:

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus

Observances on August 31, 2019:

  • International Day for People of African Descent

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August 31, 2019: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 31, 2019 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: 2019


Release year: 2019

Directed by: Ashay Dileep Javadekar

Crazy Bitches

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jane Clark

Broken Mirror

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Ton'e Brown


Release year: 2019

Directed by: Lee Boot


Who was the US President on August 31, 2019?

On August 31, 2019 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 2019?

On August 31, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 2019?

On August 31, 2019 the Pope was Francis.


Back in 2019


What is special about August 31st?

August 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st 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 31st, such as:

  • 2018 - War in donbass - alexander zakharchenko (leader of the self-proclaimed donetsk people's republic), is killed in an explosion at a cafe near donetsk.
  • 2017 - Wells fargo account fraud scandal - wells fargo reports that an additional 1.4 million accounts were found to be fraudulent. this brings the total number of potentially fraudulent accounts to around 3.5 million.
  • 2016 - After "proof" of two miracles, mother teresa of calcutta will be made a saint.

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What happened in 2019?

2019 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • War in Afghanistan: 27 Afghan National Security Forces members are killed by the Taliban in coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan. They refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • After refusing to negotiate peace with the government, 27 Taliban members were killed by the Afghan National Security Forces.
  • War in North-West Pakistan: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan gunmen attacked a security base located in the Loralai region of Pakistan. The attack resulted in the deaths four security guards as well as four terrorists, one of whom was a suicide bomber. The attack also left two guards with injuries.

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What was the calendar for August 2019?

August 2019 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 2019 calendar looked like.