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February 17, 1940 was a Saturday and it was the 48th day of the year 1940. The next time you can reuse your old 1940 calendar will be in 2024. 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 was Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 144 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,346 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 960 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1914Arthur Kennedy
- 1928Marta Romero
- 1935Christina Pickles
- 1940Gene Pitney
- 1941Julia McKenzie
- 1963Michael Jordan
- 1965Michael Bay
- 1967Chanté Moore
- 1974Jerry O'Connell
- 1983Kevin Rudolf
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for February 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Feb 17.
- 1581Fausto Poli, Italian cardinal (d. 1653)
- 1874Thomas J. Watson, American businessman (d. 1956)
- 1916Raf Vallone, Italian footballer and actor (d. 2002)
- 1919Kathleen Freeman, American actress and singer (d. 2001)
- 1935Christina Pickles, English-American actress and producer
- 1942Huey P. Newton, American activist, co-founded the Black Panther Party (d. 1989)
- 1952Karin Büttner-Janz, German gymnast and physician
- 1965Samuel Bayer, American director and cinematographer
- 1984Marcin Gortat, Polish basketball player
- 1996Sasha Pieterse, South African-American singer-songwriter and actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for February 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 364Roman Emperor Jovian dies after a reign of eight months. He is found dead in his tent at Tyana (Asia Minor) en route back to Constantinople in suspicious circumstances.
- 1600The philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive, for heresy, at Campo de' Fiori in Rome.
- 1865American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina, is burned as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union forces.
- 1904Madama Butterfly receives its première at La Scala in Milan.
- 1919The Ukrainian People’s Republic asks Entente and the US for help fighting the Bolsheviks.
- 1965Project Ranger: The Ranger 8 probe launches on its mission to photograph the Mare Tranquillitatis region of the Moon in preparation for the manned Apollo missions. Mare Tranquillitatis or the “Sea of Tranquility” would become the site chosen for the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
- 1968In Springfield, Massachusetts, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame opens.
- 1972Cumulative sales of the Volkswagen Beetle exceed those of the Ford Model T.
- 1980Mount Everest, 1st Winter Ascent by Krzysztof Wielicki and Leszek Cichy.
- 2003The London congestion charge is introduced.
View the complete list of historical events for February 17.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 17 and 1940 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: Polly Shannon, Andreas Johnson, Costas Mandylor, Jeremy Williams, Woranut Bhirombhakdi, Bertil Norström, Anouk Grinberg, Leroy, Estella Warren, Mark Ritts.
The zodiac sign of a person born on February 17 is Aquarius ♒. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on February 17, 1940.
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Amethyst is the modern birthstone for the month of February while Bloodstone is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Aquarius is garnet. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: May 13, 1984 – Benny Dayal, Indian singer (S5); July 15, 1952 – Terry O'Quinn, American actor; December 22, 1974 – Heather Donahue, American actress.
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