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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 109 days left before your next birthday. You will be 29 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,483 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 355 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.
- 1933Mark Dinning
- 1935Oleg Tabakov
- 1951Richard Hunt
- 1958Belinda Carlisle
- 1961Larry B. Scott
- 1964Maria McKee
- 1974Giuliana Rancic
- 1988Natalie Sandtorv
- 1989Farah Zeynep Abdullah
- 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.
- 1866Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
- 1926Valerie Eliot, English businesswoman (d. 2012)
- 1933Glenn Corbett, American actor (d. 1993)
- 1941Jean Pierre Lefebvre, Canadian director and screenwriter
- 1948Rod MacDonald, American singer-songwriter
- 1954Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
- 1962John Marshall Jones, American actor, director, and producer
- 1966Maysa Leak, American singer and producer (Incognito)
- 1992Paige, English wrestler
- 1993Cinta Laura, German-Indonesian actress and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1498Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI, becomes the first person in history to resign the cardinalate. On the same day, King Louis XII of France names him Duke of Valentinois.
- 1560The Roman Catholic Church is overthrown and Protestantism is established as the national religion in Scotland.
- 1611Gaspar de Borja y Velasco is made a cardinal by Pope Paul V.
- 1668An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter magnitude scale causes 8,000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
- 1771Edinburgh botanist James Robertson makes the first recorded ascent of Ben Nevis in Scotland
- 1866The Grand Duchy of Baden announces her withdrawal from the German Confederation and signs a treaty of peace and alliance with Prussia.
- 1915A Category 4 hurricane hits Galveston, Texas with winds at 135 mph.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 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.
- 1988President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
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: Eddie Albert, Samantha Morton, Muriel Costa-Greenspon, Carly McKillip, Claire Foy, Gazanfer Özcan, John Taylor, Matthew Lillard, Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul, Adam Hicks.
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: April 24, 1949 – Véronique Sanson, French singer-songwriter and producer; April 25, 1943 – Tony Christie, English singer-songwriter and actor; August 1, 1928 – Jack Shea, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013).
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