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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 208 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,306 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 451 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1893Mae West
- 1895Aris Maliagros
- 1918Evelyn Ankers
- 1919Georgia Gibbs
- 1933Mark Dinning
- 1942Muslim Magomayev
- 1947Gary Talley
- 1953Kevin Rowland
- 1985Yū Aoi
- 1987Kemp Muhl
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.
- 1473Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (d. 1483)
- 1896Tõnis Kint, Estonian lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile (d. 1991)
- 1942Muslim Magomayev, Azerbaijani singer
- 1945Rachel Pollack, American author, poet, and educator
- 1949Sue Draheim, American fiddler and composer (d. 2013)
- 1977Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker
- 1979Marcus Patric, English actor
- 1980Jan Kromkamp, Dutch footballer
- 1991Austin Butler, American actor and singer
- 1994Taissa Farmiga, American actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
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.
- 1597Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
- 1915Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Marietta, Georgia, United States.
- 1943World War II: First Québec Conference of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William Lyon Mackenzie King begins.
- 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.
- 1950Hill 303 massacre: American POWs are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
- 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.
- 1991Strathfield massacre: In Sydney, Australia, taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots seven people and injures six others before turning the gun on himself.
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: Avery Brooks, Stéphane Audran, Héloïse Guérin, Mike Mills, Taylor Lautner, The Ready Set, Lauri Nebel, Metin Şentürk, Mary Badham, Pimp C.
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: December 27, 1976 – Aaron Stanford, American actor; May 6, 1996 – Dominic Scott Kay, American actor and singer; July 12, 1908 – Alain Cuny, French actor (d. 1994).
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