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August 17, 1980 was a Sunday and it was the 230th day of the year 1980. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 175 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,339 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 452 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.
- 1943Boots Plata
- 1947Jennifer Rhodes
- 1949Julian Fellowes
- 1960Stephan Eicher
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
- 1978Jelena Karleuša
- 1978Karena Lam
- 1985Yū Aoi
- 1990Colin Bates
- 1993Cinta Laura
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.
- 1877Ralph McKittrick, American golfer and tennis player (d. 1923)
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor, singer, and activist (d. 2007)
- 1937Ronnie Butler, Bahamian singer
- 1939Anthony Valentine, English actor
- 1953Kevin Rowland, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dexys Midnight Runners)
- 1977Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker
- 1977William Gallas, French footballer
- 1979Marcus Patric, English actor
- 1988Erika Toda, Japanese actress
- 1989Frederick Lau, German actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1585Eighty Years’ War: Siege of Antwerp: Antwerp is captured by Spanish forces under Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, who orders Protestants to leave the city and as a result over half of the 100,000 inhabitants flee to the northern provinces.
- 1740Pope Benedict XIV, previously known as Prospero Lambertini succeeds Clement XII as the 247th Pope.
- 1784Classical composer Luigi Boccherini receives a pay rise of 12000 reals from his employer, the Infante Luis, Count of Chinchón.
- 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.
- 1943World War II: The Royal Air Force begins Operation Hydra, the first air raid of the Operation Crossbow strategic bombing campaign against Germany’s V-weapon program.
- 1977The Soviet icebreaker Arktika becomes the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
- 1978Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine.
- 1980Azaria Chamberlain disappears, at Ayers Rock, Northern Territory, probably taken by a dingo, leading to what was then the most publicized trial in Australian history.
- 1982The first Compact Discs (CDs) are released to the public in Germany.
View the complete list of historical events for August 17.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17 and 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Paul Reubens, TobyMac, Rainn Wilson, Billy Reeves, Ellona Santiago, Eyjólfur Héðinsson, Adam Green, Aleksandra Szwed, Edward Andrews, John Lurie.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 17, 1980.
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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Magic by Olivia Newton-John as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 23, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 9, 1937 – Cliff Bole, American director and producer; February 7, 1956 – Emo Philips, American comedian and actor; September 16, 1960 – Jayne Brook, American actress.
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