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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 353 days left before your next birthday. You will be 50 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,910 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 606 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 March 12 at 14:55:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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
- 1910Arthur Hunnicutt
- 1914Wayne Morris
- 1941Julia McKenzie
- 1945Brenda Fricker
- 1962David McComb
- 1972Taylor Hawkins
- 1976Kelly Carlson
- 1980Jason Ritter
- 1991Bonnie Wright
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.
- 1519Francis, Duke of Guise (d. 1563)
- 1581Fausto Poli, Italian cardinal (d. 1653)
- 1752Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, German author and playwright (d. 1831)
- 1919J. M. S. Careless, Canadian historian and academic (d. 2009)
- 1969Tuesday Knight, American actress and singer
- 1972Billie Joe Armstrong, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and producer (Green Day)
- 1972Cezary Kucharski, Polish footballer
- 1980Aya Endō, Japanese voice actress
- 1981Pontus Segerström, Swedish footballer (d. 2014)
- 1991Ed Sheeran, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
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.
- 1854The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Orange Free State.
- 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.
- 1871The victorious Prussian Army parades through Paris, France, after the end of the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War.
- 1913The Armory Show opens in New York City, displaying works of artists who are to become some of the most influential painters of the early 20th century.
- 1974Robert K. Preston, a disgruntled U.S. Army private, buzzes the White House in a stolen helicopter.
- 1996NASA’s Discovery Program begins as the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft lifts off on the first mission ever to orbit and land on an asteroid, 433 Eros.
- 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 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: Alexis Korner, Kanan Devi, Chris Hillman, Parry Shen, Lauren Socha, Ray Slijngaard, Jim Davidson, Charlotte Fich, Elayne Boosler, Richard Finch.
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: July 13, 1986 – Pierrick Lilliu, French singer-songwriter; November 2, 1967 – Kurt Elling, American singer-songwriter; May 30, 1969 – Naomi Kawase, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter.
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