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August 17, 1949 was a Wednesday and it was the 229th day of the year 1949. The next time you can reuse your old 1949 calendar will be in 2022. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 109 days left before your next birthday. You will be 68 years old when that day comes. There have been 24,728 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 837 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1935Oleg Tabakov
- 1942Shane Porteous
- 1943Robert De Niro
- 1946Martha Coolidge
- 1960Sean Penn
- 1969Wayne Mills
- 1977Tarja Turunen
- 1978Ebon Moss-Bachrach
- 1978Vibeke Stene
- 1988Erika Toda
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1686Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (d. 1768)
- 1889Lalla Carlsen, Norwegian actress and singer (d. 1967)
- 1896Oliver Waterman Larkin, American historian and author (d. 1970)
- 1913Mark Felt, American lawyer and agent, 2nd Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (d. 2008)
- 1956Gail Berman, American businessman, co-founded BermanBraun
- 1966Jüri Luik, Estonian politician and diplomat, 18th Estonian Minister of Defense
- 1974Tony Hajjar, Lebanese-American drummer (At the Drive-In and Sparta)
- 1978Vibeke Stene, Norwegian singer (Tristania)
- 1981Kristin Adams, American singer and television host
- 1982Phil Jagielka, English footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1424Hundred Years’ War: Battle of Verneuil: An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under Jean II, Duke of Alençon, John Stewart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas.
- 1549Battle of Sampford Courtenay: The Prayer Book Rebellion is quashed in England.
- 1798The Vietnamese Roman Catholics report a Marian apparition in Quảng Trị, an event which is called Our Lady of La Vang.
- 1862American Civil War: Major General J. E. B. Stuart is assigned command of all the cavalry of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
- 1862American Indian Wars: The Dakota War of 1862 begins in Minnesota as Lakota warriors attack white settlements along the Minnesota River.
- 1883The first public performance of the Dominican Republic’s national anthem, Himno Nacional.
- 1943World War II: First Québec Conference of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William Lyon Mackenzie King begins.
- 1945Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta proclaim the independence of Indonesia, igniting the Indonesian National Revolution against the Dutch Empire.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
View the complete list of historical events for August 17.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17 and 1949 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jill de Jong, Matthew Best, Taron Egerton, Elis Regina, Sousuke Takaoka, Harry Secombe, Paula Peralejo, Anna Iriyama, Julie Condra, Philip Carey.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 17, 1949.
Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 24, 1962 – Michelle Shocked, American singer-songwriter and guitarist; June 11, 1977 – Ryan Dunn, American actor and stuntman (d. 2011); March 22, 1902 – Madeleine Milhaud, French actress and composer (d. 2008).
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