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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 110 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,404 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 454 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.
- 1895Aris Maliagros
- 1929Jimmy Donley
- 1953Kevin Rowland
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1959Chika Sakamoto
- 1962John Marshall Jones
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
- 1970Rupert Degas
- 1977Tarja Turunen
- 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.
- 1866Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
- 1914Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1988)
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor, singer, and activist (d. 2007)
- 1941Lothar Bisky, German businessman and politician (d. 2013)
- 1948Alexander Ivashkin, Russian-English cellist and conductor (d. 2014)
- 1964Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1966Maysa Leak, American singer and producer (Incognito)
- 1970Jim Courier, American tennis player and sportscaster
- 1987Paolo Serrano, Filipino actor
- 1996Ella Cruz, Filipino actress and dancer
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.
- 1597Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
- 1798The Vietnamese Roman Catholics report a Marian apparition in Quảng Trị, an event which is called Our Lady of La Vang.
- 1915Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Marietta, Georgia, United States.
- 1943World War II: The U.S. Seventh Army under General George S. Patton arrives in Messina, Italy, followed several hours later by the British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, thus completing the Allied conquest of Sicily.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 1960Decolonization: Gabon gains independence from France.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
- 2005Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh
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: Bradley Steven Perry, Carrie Prejean, Hideo Nakata, Iris Chacón, Kathleen Herles, Sandra Dee, Michael Higgs, Nick Stabile, Robert Hossein, Woohee.
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: February 12, 1940 – Richard Lynch, American actor and producer (d. 2012); August 11, 1983 – Chris Hemsworth, Australian actor; April 24, 1964 – Djimon Hounsou, Beninese-American actor and producer.
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