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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 147 days left before your next birthday. You will be 68 years old when that day comes. There have been 24,690 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 836 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 April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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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.
- 1888Monty Woolley
- 1920Maureen O'Hara
- 1926Jean Poiret
- 1943Robert De Niro
- 1961Larry B. Scott
- 1969Donnie Wahlberg
- 1971Ed Motta
- 1974Tomomi Kahala
- 1976Scott Halberstadt
- 1988Brady Corbet
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.
- 1893Mae West, American actress, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1980)
- 1904Mary Cain, American journalist and politician (d. 1984)
- 1927F. Ray Keyser, Jr., American lawyer and politician, 72nd Governor of Vermont (d. 2015)
- 1930Harve Bennett, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015)
- 1959Jonathan Franzen, American author and critic
- 1970Andrus Kivirähk, Estonian author
- 1979Marcus Patric, English actor
- 1980Daniel Güiza, Spanish footballer
- 1988Bianca Collins, American actress
- 1990Colin Bates, American actor, singer, and dancer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1668An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter magnitude scale causes 8,000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
- 1771Edinburgh botanist James Robertson makes the first recorded ascent of Ben Nevis in Scotland
- 1784Classical composer Luigi Boccherini receives a pay rise of 12000 reals from his employer, the Infante Luis, Count of Chinchón.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Gainesville: Confederate forces defeat Union troops near Gainesville, Florida.
- 1942World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
- 1943World War II: The U.S. Eighth Air Force suffers the loss of 60 bombers on the Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission.
- 1950Hill 303 massacre: American POWs are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
- 1969Category 5 Hurricane Camille hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing 256 and causing $1.42 billion in damage.
- 1988President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
- 1998Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an “improper physical relationship” with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he “misled people” about the relationship.
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: Bairbre Dowling, Michael Piller, Bobby Caldwell, Jeff Conaway, Nozomi Tsuji, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Joan Sanderson, Hitomi Yoshizawa, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Tom McGowan.
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 22, 1984 – Yuki Sato, Japanese actor; March 17, 1945 – Elis Regina, Brazilian singer (d. 1982); September 3, 1969 – John Fugelsang, American comedian, actor, and talk show host.
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