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February 17, 1968 was a Saturday and it was the 48th day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 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 292 days left before your next birthday. You will be 50 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,971 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 608 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.
- 1900Ruth Clifford
- 1914Arthur Kennedy
- 1914Wayne Morris
- 1936Jim Brown
- 1939John Leyton
- 1943Joe Medjuck
- 1962Lou Diamond Phillips
- 1975Michiko Kichise
- 1982Daniel Merriweather
- 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.
- 624Wu Zetian, Chinese wife of Emperor Taizong of Tang (d. 705)
- 1581Fausto Poli, Italian cardinal (d. 1653)
- 1752Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, German author and playwright (d. 1831)
- 1911Oskar Seidlin, German-American author, poet, and scholar (d. 1984)
- 1919J. M. S. Careless, Canadian historian and academic (d. 2009)
- 1963Jen-Hsun Huang, Taiwanese-American businessman, co-founded Nvidia
- 1971Martyn Bennett, Canadian-Scottish bagpipe player and composer (d. 2005)
- 1977Erin Cardillo, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
- 1985Anders Jacobsen, Norwegian ski jumper
- 1993Nicola Leali, Italian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for February 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1500Duke Friedrich and Duke Johann attempt to subdue the peasantry of Dithmarschen, Denmark, in the Battle of Hemmingstedt.
- 1801An electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr is resolved when Jefferson is elected President of the United States and Burr, Vice President by the United States House of Representatives.
- 1864American Civil War: The H. L. Hunley becomes the first submarine to engage and sink a warship, the USS Housatonic.
- 1933Newsweek magazine is first published.
- 1933The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States.
- 1964In Wesberry v. Sanders the Supreme Court of the United States rules that congressional districts have to be approximately equal in population.
- 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.
- 1995The Cenepa War between Peru and Ecuador ends on a ceasefire brokered by the UN.
- 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.
View the complete list of historical events for February 17.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 17 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Philip Kaufman, Richard McCourt, Bobby Cannavale, Rolly Teranishi, Brian Cobby, Raymond Bailey, Tom Ewell, Elisabeth Brooks, Shock G, Roger Young.
The zodiac sign of a person born on February 17 is Aquarius ♒. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on February 17, 1968.
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 Love is Blue by Paul Mauriat as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (February 17, 1968). 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 5, 1964 – Princess Erika, French singer-songwriter and actress; April 12, 1923 – Ann Miller, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2004); May 16, 1925 – Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 2010).
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