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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 178 days left before your next birthday. You will be 68 years old when that day comes. There have been 24,659 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 835 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 March 12 at 14:55:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1926George Melly
- 1929Augie Blunt
- 1939Luther Allison
- 1942Khagen Mahanta
- 1948Rod MacDonald
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1959Chika Sakamoto
- 1974Giuliana Rancic
- 1976Scott Halberstadt
- 1988Bianca Collins
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.
- 1904Mary Cain, American journalist and politician (d. 1984)
- 1907Gustav Schwarzenegger, Austrian police officer (d. 1972)
- 1931Tony Wrigley, English historian, demographer, and academic
- 1942Khagen Mahanta, Indian singer (d. 2014)
- 1949Julian Fellowes, Egyptian-English actor, director, screenwriter, and politician
- 1953Herta Müller, Romanian-German poet and author, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1964Dave Penney, English footballer and manager
- 1974Tomomi Kahala, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
- 1978Karena Lam, Canadian-Hong Kong actress and singer
- 1985Yū Aoi, Japanese model and actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1717Austro-Turkish War of 1716–18: The month-long Siege of Belgrade ends with Prince Eugene of Savoy’s Austrian troops capturing the city from the Ottoman Empire.
- 1896Bridget Driscoll is run over by a Benz car in the grounds of The Crystal Palace, London, the UK’s first pedestrian motoring fatality.
- 1907Pike Place Market, a popular tourist destination and registered historic district in Seattle, opened.
- 1915Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Marietta, Georgia, United States.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 1942World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
- 1947The Radcliffe Line, the border between Dominion of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.
- 1953Addiction: First meeting of Narcotics Anonymous in Southern California.
- 1960Decolonization: Gabon gains independence from France.
- 1999A 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit, Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000.
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: Kimmy Robertson, Berthe Qvistgaard, Morgane Dubled, Vesko Kountchev, Kamal Heer, Olivia Newton-John, Laurie Walters, Sam Sparro, Werner Abrolat, Ne-Yo.
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: August 5, 1964 – Adam Yauch, American rapper and director (Beastie Boys) (d. 2012); November 27, 1945 – James Avery, American actor (d. 2013); September 16, 1972 – Shalane McCall, American actress.
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