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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 206 days left before your next birthday. You will be 29 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,386 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 352 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.
- 1928Willem Duys
- 1943Robert De Niro
- 1951Richard Hunt
- 1959Chika Sakamoto
- 1960Stephan Eicher
- 1966Maysa Leak
- 1968Andriy Kuzmenko
- 1982Mark Salling
- 1988Brady Corbet
- 1996Ella Cruz
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.
- 1896Oliver Waterman Larkin, American historian and author (d. 1970)
- 1927Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)
- 1938Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian cleric and educator
- 1947Sylvia Nasar, German-American journalist, author, and academic
- 1948Alexander Ivashkin, Russian-English cellist and conductor (d. 2014)
- 1954Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
- 1970Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer and coach
- 1971Ed Motta, Brazilian singer and pianist
- 1977Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker
- 1986Bryton James, American actor 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.
- 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.
- 1784Classical composer Luigi Boccherini receives a pay rise of 12000 reals from his employer, the Infante Luis, Count of Chinchón.
- 1862American Indian Wars: The Dakota War of 1862 begins in Minnesota as Lakota warriors attack white settlements along the Minnesota River.
- 1883The first public performance of the Dominican Republic’s national anthem, Himno Nacional.
- 1896Bridget Driscoll is run over by a Benz car in the grounds of The Crystal Palace, London, the UK’s first pedestrian motoring fatality.
- 1942World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
- 1960Decolonization: Gabon gains independence from France.
- 1962East German border guards kill Peter Fechter, 18, as he attempts to cross the Berlin Wall into West Berlin becoming one of the first victims of the wall.
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: Bjørn Floberg, Richard Roxburgh, Mikael Daez, Michael Ansara, Billy Swan, William Zabka, Enn Reitel, Hervé Vilard, Casey Affleck, Paul Petersen.
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: January 21, 1988 – Vanessa Hessler, Italian-American model and actress; September 26, 1901 – George Raft, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1980); January 15, 1953 – Ta-Tanisha, American actress.
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