August 8 Birthdays

August 8, Leo

Read here about August 8 birthdays and their astrology meanings, including details about the associated zodiac sign that is Leo. Amongst the interesting facts you can read about there are birthday personality characteristics, positive and negative traits as well as Leo love compatibility and numerology.

August 8 Personality Traits

Positive traits: Natives born on August 8 birthdays are sociable, honest and warm- hearted. They are loyal individuals, trustworthy and dependable by nature and also know how to keep a secret as long as it is necessary. These Leo natives are sociable and easy going by nature despite not taking enough time to relax and show this side of them.

Negative traits: Leo people born on August 8 are self pitying, selfish and pretentious. They are stubborn individuals who want to impose themselves in front of others. Another weakness of Leos is that they are self pitying and prefer to cry on everyone's shoulders rather than take their fate in their hands.

Likes: Organizing and planning events.

Hates: Having to deal with uncertainties.

Lesson to learn: How to stop being so controlling and domineering and let people express themselves is one thing Leo needs to do.

Life challenge: Accepting authority.

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August 8, Leo

Astrological symbol: The Lion is the symbol of people born between July 23 and August 22, according to the tropical astrology. These natives are ambitious but often selfish and domineering.

Modality: Leo sun sign is defined as a Fixed sign which means this modality influences its natives. This suggests an analytical individual who is confident in his or her own powers and quite distrustful with others.

Element: Fire is the first astrological element and is said to rule Leo people. This is the force of nature that suggests power, warmth and is the basic to many resources.

Ruling house: The fifth is the astrological house that applies for the natives of this astrological sign. The fifth space symbolizes entertainment and childhood memories.

Ruling planet: Sun. This celestial body influences the way our inner personal power unravels. It also has a word to say regarding pride, strength and vanity.

Lucky numbers: August 8 birthday natives have as auspicious numbers 4, 7, 16, 19 and 25.

Lucky day: Sunday is the lucky day for Leo natives. This is a day of the Sun in most languages and cultures.

Years of change: 19, 33, 40 and 54 are the years of change considered to be influential for those born under the August 8 horoscope.

August 8 Birthday Compatibility and Love

In regard to love, Leo natives born on August 8 are described as passionate and sensual partners. They pretend to be loved till worship and to be offered all the attention. In exchange they struggle to provide a safe and stable environment for their lovers. They are domineering and often jealous but once they commit to someone they hardly abandon their relationship.

Astrological compatibilities for these natives say that they are most compatible and find it easier to have a love relationship with Aquarius (January 20- February 18). This fire sign and this air sign are a match that can go either way! Aquarius has all it takes to fan the flames of Leo at the right times while Leo knows exactly when to put some energy in the calm and calculated Aquarius. Somehow they both effortlessly find the resources to make things work and even accomplish some of their individual ideals by working together. These natives are also compatible with the other Fire signs: Aries (March 21- April 19) and Sagittarius (November 22- December 21). Leo people are thought to have the least chances of getting along with Cancer (June 21- July 22).

People born on the eight day of the month are usually imaginative and pleasant persons, when in love they become unpredictable and hard to understand. If their loved one is patient and honest they are likely to open to them and their love will progress fast. They are friendly but reserved and their attitude won't bring many people close to them. They are persistent and courageous in a practical way so they will be a great part of their family team once they decide to settle for their loved one. These persons are compatible with people born on the 1st, 4th, 8th and 10th.

Lucky color

Orange is the color defined for August 8 and in general for Leo natives.

Orange suggests enthusiasm, youth and strength. This zodiac color should be used in objects around the house and accessories.

People with orange as sign color are always aware of their surroundings and tend to be adventurous and exploring all the time. This rich hue can bring a boost of energy and power to the charismatic Leo.

Other colors for Leo people are red and purple.


The birthstone for Leo natives born with the August 8 is Ruby.

This is a precious stone that symbolizes plenitude and passion. This zodiac birthstone could be used in accessories and bracelets.

Ruby is said to help the wearer successfully get through any awkward social contact and even make them appear like the most charming and communicative persons. Rubies are second strongest gemstone after diamonds and the quality ones are very rare.

Another precious stone considered beneficial for Leo natives is Peridot. It represents optimism and liveliness.


The lucky flower for those born under the August 8 is Sunflower.

Sunflower is a known symbol of warmth and happiness. This zodiac flower is advised to be used for gifts and decorations.

This plant is full of vitality and is also a symbol of fertility. It is well known for its habit to orient according to light just as Leo focuses on achievement. This plant can be found during summer.

Other plants that suit Leo natives are Narcissus and Marigold.


Gold is the metal defined for August 8 and in general for Leo natives.

Gold is a metal that suggests wealth coupled with power. This zodiac metal is advised to be used in pendants and earrings.

Gold has always been recognized as monetary wealth but it is also known for other benefic properties, such as healing ones. South African rocks have given over 40% of the gold already extracted.

Another metal considered beneficial for Leo natives is Bronze.

Statistics and famous birthdays for August 8

August 8 is the 220th day of the year or the 221st day in leap years, in the Gregorian Calendar.

Celebrity birthdays for August 8

- Gustaaf Imhoff: Gov of Ceylon (1736-40) - Governor of the Netherlands Indies (1743-50) in 1705.

- Ernest O Lawrence: Canton, South Carolina - Inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939) in 1901.

- Paul A M Dirac: England, United Kingdom - Physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933) in 1902.

- Istvan Szelenyi: Composer in 1904.

- Arthur J Goldberg: Illinois, United States - UN ambassador - Supreme Court Justice (1962-65) in 1908.

- Webb Pierce: West Monroe, Louisiana - Country singer (Ozark Jubilee) in 1926.

- Elis Juliana: Antillian writer - poet (Lady of the Night: A flower) in 1927.

- Rose Nyland: Writer in 1929.

- Joan Mondale: Wife of US Vice President Walter Mondale (1977-81) in 1930.

- Dieuwertje Blok: Dutch TV hostess in 1957.

Birthday calendar, August 8

- Natal (in South Africa) is made a British colony in 1843.

- First Davis Cup tennis matches held in Boston in 1900.

- Salem Oregon airport dedicated in 1929.

- Battle of Britain began as Germany launched air attacks in 1940.

- Yanks sign a 30 year lease with NY City in 1972.

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Birthday Numerology for August 8

The day in the August 8 birthday suggests enterprise, imagination and responsibility and dedication as a leader. This numerology meaning suggests ambition and great power but also an embrace of the spiritual side, later in life. Sometimes they tend to be overly ambitious, workaholic, lack of humanitarian instincts and impatient with other people. The letters corresponding to numerology 8 are h, q, z and the vibration is progress. The Moon and the card of strength rule this number.

People whose birthdays belong to August are ambitious, organized and perseverant. Career prospects for these natives include stylist, broker, entrepreneur and management. The August symbols that are most known for these people are the Peridot and Sardonyx as gemstones and Gladiolus and Poppy as plants while the name is said to remind of the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar. Being born in the month of August it seems that number 8 will govern parts of your life. Number eight is suggestive for moral judgment and analysis. Those born this month are motivated, analytical and detached.

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