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August 17, 1988 was a Wednesday and it was the 230th day of the year 1988. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 147 days left before your next birthday. You will be 29 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,445 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 354 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 April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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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.
- 1918Evelyn Ankers
- 1930Harve Bennett
- 1946Martha Coolidge
- 1951Robert Joy
- 1953Kevin Rowland
- 1960Sean Penn
- 1975Carmina Villaroel
- 1987Paolo Serrano
- 1988Erika Toda
- 1994Taissa Farmiga
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)
- 1887Marcus Garvey, Jamaican journalist and activist, founded Black Star Line (d. 1940)
- 1909Larry Clinton, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1985)
- 1913Mark Felt, American lawyer and agent, 2nd Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (d. 2008)
- 1951Elba Ramalho, Brazilian singer-songwriter and actress
- 1959Eric Schlosser, American journalist and author
- 1966Rodney Mullen, American skateboarder and stuntman
- 1968Ed McCaffrey, American football player and sportscaster
- 1971Ed Motta, Brazilian singer and pianist
- 1978Jelena Karleuša, Serbian singer and dancer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1668An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter magnitude scale causes 8,000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
- 1908Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
- 1914World War I: Battle of Stallupönen: The German army of General Hermann von François defeats the Russian force commanded by Paul von Rennenkampf near modern-day Nesterov, Russia.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 1947The Radcliffe Line, the border between Dominion of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 2002The Act of Entrusting the World to the Divine Mercy and consecration of the sanctuary in Kraków-Łagiewniki by John Paul II.
- 2005The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of Israel’s unilateral disengagement plan, starts.
View the complete list of historical events for August 17.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17 and 1988 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Florence Welch, Adam Richman, Teo Olivares, Vanessa Lengies, Paul Williams, Shabana Azmi, Jay Reatard, Neville Brand, Teddy Blass, Mahima Chaudhry.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 17, 1988.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Roll With It by Steve Winwood as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 20, 1988). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 1, 1902 – William Wyler, French-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1981); July 10, 1941 – Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer (d. 2012); February 2, 1923 – Bonita Granville, American actress and producer (d. 1988).
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