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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 55 days left before your next birthday. You will be 37 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,459 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 456 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 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.
- 1895Aris Maliagros
- 1926Jean Poiret
- 1929Augie Blunt
- 1943Robert De Niro
- 1951Richard Hunt
- 1957Robin Cousins
- 1969Donnie Wahlberg
- 1981Kristin Adams
- 1989Farah Zeynep Abdullah
- 1991Qory Sandioriva
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.
- 1686Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (d. 1768)
- 1866Julia Marlowe, English-American actress (d. 1950)
- 1878Reggie Duff, Australian cricketer (d. 1911)
- 1889Lalla Carlsen, Norwegian actress and singer (d. 1967)
- 1920Lida Moser, American photographer and author (d. 2014)
- 1933Gene Kranz, American lieutenant
- 1936Seamus Mallon, Irish educator and politician, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
- 1951Alan Minter, English boxer
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss, German actor and director
- 1977Mike Lewis, Welsh guitarist (Lostprophets, Public Disturbance, and No Devotion)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1386Karl Topia, the ruler of Princedom of Albania forges an alliance with the Republic of Venice, committing to participate in all wars of the Republic and receiving coastal protection against the Ottomans in return.
- 1585A first group of colonists sent by Sir Walter Raleigh under the charge of Ralph Lane lands in the New World to create Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island, off the coast of present-day North Carolina.
- 1883The first public performance of the Dominican Republic’s national anthem, Himno Nacional.
- 1908Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
- 1915A Category 4 hurricane hits Galveston, Texas with winds at 135 mph.
- 1941World War II: Soviet Army left Nikolaev and Krivoi Rog.
- 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.
- 1958Pioneer 0, America’s first attempt at lunar orbit, is launched using the first Thor-Able rocket and fails. Notable as one of the first attempted launches beyond Earth orbit by any country.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 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.
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: Faith Ford, Samantha Beckinsale, Future, Kathleen Edwards, Gulzar, Bill Simpson, Iyari Limon, Reeve Carney, Chandler Riggs, Yolanda Adams.
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: January 16, 1936 – Michael White, Scottish actor and producer; October 8, 1961 – Jon Stevens, New Zealand-Australian singer-songwriter (INXS); June 4, 1907 – Rosalind Russell, American actress and singer (d. 1976).
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