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February 17, 1962 was a Saturday and it was the 48th day of the year 1962. The next time you can reuse your old 1962 calendar will be in 2018. 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 299 days left before your next birthday. You will be 56 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,155 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 683 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.
- 1906Mary Brian
- 1919Kathleen Freeman
- 1939John Leyton
- 1962Lou Diamond Phillips
- 1963Michael Jordan
- 1976Kelly Carlson
- 1981Paris Hilton
- 1984Kenta Kamakari
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.
- 1781René Laennec, French physician, invented the stethoscope (d. 1826)
- 1862Mori Ōgai, Japanese author and poet (d. 1922)
- 1877Isidora Sekulić, Serbian author and critic (d. 1958)
- 1912Andre Norton, American author (d. 2005)
- 1917Guillermo González Camarena, Mexican engineer (d. 1965)
- 1963Michael Jordan, American basketball player and actor
- 1965Samuel Bayer, American director and cinematographer
- 1980Al Harrington, American basketball player
- 1982Adriano Leite Ribeiro, Brazilian footballer
- 1991Sam Oldham, English gymnast
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.
- 1621Myles Standish is appointed as first commander of the English Plymouth Colony in North America.
- 1753In Sweden February 17 is followed by March 1 as the country moves from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar.
- 1863A group of citizens of Geneva founded an International Committee for Relief to the Wounded, which later became known as the International Committee of the Red Cross.
- 1904Madama Butterfly receives its première at La Scala in Milan.
- 1944World War II: The Battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins. The battle ends in an American victory on February 22.
- 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.
- 1979The Sino-Vietnamese War begins.
- 2011Libyan protests begin. In Bahrain, security forces launched a deadly pre-dawn raid on protesters in Pearl Roundabout in Manama, the day is locally known as Bloody Thursday.
- 201518 people are killed and 78 injured in a stampede at a Mardi Gras parade in Haiti.
View the complete list of historical events for February 17.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 17 and 1962 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Dani Behr, Ryan Key, John Pinette, Herbert Wise, Chris Daughtry, Marcus Bentley, Jason Lee, Sean Connery, Uberto Pasolini, Paul Burke.
The zodiac sign of a person born on February 17 is Aquarius ♒. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the element of a person born on February 17, 1962.
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.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Duke of Earl by Gene Chandler as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (February 17, 1962). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 23, 1941 – Tim Hardin, American singer-songwriter (d. 1980); August 12, 1961 – Lawrence Hayward, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Felt, Denim, and Go Kart Mozart); April 22, 1958 – Ken Olandt, American actor and producer.
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