August 24, 1972

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Thursday, August 24, 1972:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Sunday
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🍿 Number one movie › The Godfather
🎮 Number one video game › Pong
🎵 Number one song › "Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)" by Looking Glass

🐀 Chinese Zodiac › Rat
☀️ Sun Sign › Virgo
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Mutable
🪐 Ruling Planet › Mercury ☿
🐼 Spirit Animal › Bear

🔢 Life Path Number › 6
🌼 Birth flower › Gladiolus
🪨 Birthstone › Peridot and Sardonyx
📅 Lucky day › Wednesday
Power Color › Brown

Gas price per gallon › $0.36





🏛️ President of United States
🌎 World population › 3,851,545,181 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,332,800,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 464,091,840 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,183,961,600 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,184,944,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 382,193,280 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on May 2, 2004.


What happened on my birthday

79
Mt Vesuvius erupts, buries Roman Pompeii and Herculaneum, 15,000 die.

410
Rome overrun by Visigoths under Alaric I for the first time in nearly 800 years, seen as the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

1516
Battle of Marj Dabiq: Ottoman forces decisively beat the Mamluk Sultanate.

1572
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre of Protestants by Roman Catholics begins in Paris and later spreads to the French provinces.

1662
Act of Uniformity requires English to accept Book of Common Prayer.

1814
British forces capture Washington, D.C. and destroy many landmarks (War of 1812).

1968
France becomes the world's fifth thermonuclear power with a detonation on Mururoa Atoll in the South Pacific.


Famous people with my birthday

1964
Dana Gould, American comedian, actor, and writer (The Simpsons, 2001-07)

1990
Elizabeth Debicki, Australian actress (The Great Gatsby; Widows; Tenet)

1949
Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing; Murphy Brown - "Frank")

1998
Sofia Richie, American model and social media personality

1958
Steve Guttenberg, American actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit)

1973
Barret Oliver, American actor (The Neverending Story; The Secret Garden)

1984
Kyle Schmid, Canadian actor

1975
[Simon] James D'Arcy, English actor (Agent Carter; Dunkirk)


Holidays on Thursday, August 24th

Vesuvius Day
Vesuvius Day is observed every August 24th to remember the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, which destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and took many lives.

William Wilberforce Day
William Wilberforce Day celebrates the birthday of William Wilberforce, a British politician who fought to end the slave trade, with various festivities and events held in his honor.

National Peach Pie Day
National Peach Pie Day, celebrated on August 24th, is a day when everyone who loves or makes peach pies celebrates by baking, eating, and sharing them, marking the peak season for peach harvesting.

Pluto Demoted Day
Pluto Demoted Day, on August 24, marks the day when scientists decided Pluto wasn't a main planet but a smaller "dwarf planet" because it's not the biggest thing in its path around the sun.

National Waffle Day
National Waffle Day, celebrated on August 24th, is a fun holiday where people enjoy all kinds of waffles, from Belgian to Hong Kong style, with toppings like syrup and fruit, or even as sandwiches and hotdog buns.

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