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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 was 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 359 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,520 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 458 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 September 6 at 07:04:00 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
- 1935Oleg Tabakov
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1964Colin James
- 1974Tomomi Kahala
- 1976Scott Halberstadt
- 1980Lene Marlin
- 1988Bianca Collins
- 1994Taissa Farmiga
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1840Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, English poet and activist (d. 1922)
- 1909Larry Clinton, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1985)
- 1918Ike Quebec, American saxophonist and pianist (d. 1963)
- 1926Valerie Eliot, English businesswoman (d. 2012)
- 1929Francis Gary Powers, American captain and pilot (d. 1977)
- 1944Larry Ellison, American businessman, co-founded the Oracle Corporation
- 1954Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
- 1974Johannes Maria Staud, Austrian composer
- 1974Nicola Kraus, American author
- 1988Brady Corbet, American actor, director, and screenwriter
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 986Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle of the Gates of Trajan: The Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Samuel and Aron defeat the Byzantine forces at the Gates of Trajan, with Byzantine Emperor Basil II barely escaping.
- 1560The Roman Catholic Church is overthrown and Protestantism is established as the national religion in Scotland.
- 1597Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
- 1740Pope Benedict XIV, previously known as Prospero Lambertini succeeds Clement XII as the 247th Pope.
- 1866The Grand Duchy of Baden announces her withdrawal from the German Confederation and signs a treaty of peace and alliance with Prussia.
- 1896Bridget Driscoll is run over by a Benz car in the grounds of The Crystal Palace, London, the UK’s first pedestrian motoring fatality.
- 1969Category 5 Hurricane Camille hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing 256 and causing $1.42 billion in damage.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2004The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Bože pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.
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: Ahmed Zaki, Catalina Saavedra, Mercedes Ruehl, Scott Reeves, Valerie Harper, Mark Vanderloo, Barbara Parkins, KC Concepcion, Guji Lorenzana, Thomas F. Wilson.
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.
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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: May 14, 1953 – Tom Cochrane, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Red Rider); June 5, 1941 – Erasmo Carlos, Brazilian singer-songwriter; November 1, 1975 – Bo Bice, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
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