August 23rd, 1936

August 23rd, 1936, was a Sunday. It was Day 236 of 1936. The decade was the 1930s.

87 years and 30 days have passed since August 23rd, 1936.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.


Born on August 23rd, 1936.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on August 23rd, 1936.

  • The Great Depression.

    The Great Depression.

    A severe worldwide economic depression was occurring during this period of time.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 87 years and 30 days have passed since August 23rd, 1936.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1936.
  • Leap Year: 1936 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: People born on August 23rd, 1936, are now 87 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1936 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 23rd, 1936.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 23rd, 1936, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1936 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 23rd, 1936 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 23rd, 1936.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1936.

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1936.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1936.

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1936.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out August 23rd, 1942, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on August 23rd.

Rodney Alcala

Serial killer. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1943
He was born exactly 7 years after this date.

Keith Moon

Drummer. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1946
He was born exactly 10 years after this date.

River Phoenix

Actor. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1970
He was born exactly 34 years after this date.

Kobe Bryant

Basketball player. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1978
He was born exactly 42 years after this date.

August Ames

Adult actress. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1994
She was born exactly 58 years after this date.

Lil Yachty

Born on August 23rd, 1997
He was born exactly 61 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on August 23rd, 1936.


UK Prime Minister.

Stanley Baldwin was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 23rd, 1936 was most likely conceived around December 1st, 1935.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 23rd, 1936 is close to May 16th, 1937.

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Stats for August 23rd, 1936

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 23rd, 1936.

  • 31,806 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,543 weeks have passed.
  • 2,748,038,400 seconds have passed since August 23rd, 1936.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,206,044,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,417,987,814,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 458,006,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 236,331,302 steps. That's roughly 105,036 miles!
  • Since this date, 32,976,461 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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