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May 17, 1957 was a Friday and it was the 137th day of the year 1957. The next time you can reuse your old 1957 calendar will be in 2019. 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 20 days left before your next birthday. You will be 60 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,895 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 741 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.
- 1914Robert N. Thompson
- 1941Grace Zabriskie
- 1945Esin Engin
- 1948Dick Gaughan
- 1963Taimo Toomast
- 1965Paige Turco
- 1974Sendhil Ramamurthy
- 1976Wang Leehom
- 1985Derek Hough
- 1991Daniel Curtis Lee
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 17.
- 1891Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife (d. 1959)
- 1924Francis Tombs, Baron Tombs, English engineer and politician
- 1931Marshall Applewhite, American cult leader, founded Heaven’s Gate (d. 1997)
- 1934Earl Morrall, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
- 1945Tony Roche, Australian tennis player and coach
- 1946F. Paul Wilson, American author
- 1967Mohamed Nasheed, Maldivian lawyer and politician 4th President of the Maldives
- 1969Alan Doyle, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (Great Big Sea)
- 1970René Vilbre, Estonian director and screenwriter
- 1988Jennison Myrie-Williams, English footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1536George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford and four other men are executed for treason.
- 1805Muhammad Ali becomes Wāli of Egypt.
- 1849A large fire nearly burns St. Louis, Missouri to the ground.
- 1869Imperial Japanese forces defeat the remnants of the Tokugawa shogunate in the Battle of Hakodate to end the Boshin War.
- 1900Second Boer War: British troops relieve Mafeking.
- 1973Watergate scandal: Televised hearings begin in the United States Senate.
- 1983Lebanon, Israel, and the United States sign an agreement on Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon.
- 1983The U.S. Department of Energy declassifies documents showing world’s largest mercury pollution event in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (ultimately found to be 4.2 million pounds), in response to the Appalachian Observer’s Freedom of Information Act request.
- 1987An Iraqi Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jet fires two missiles into the U.S. Navy warship USS Stark, killing 37 and injuring 21 of her crew.
- 2013Two Metro-North commuter trains collide near Bridgeport, Connecticut injuring at least 72 people.
View the complete list of historical events for May 17.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 17 and 1957 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jerry Jeff Walker, Nadia Forde, Richard Kelly, Jonathan Ross, Pavel Sedláček, Steve Lukather, Tora Sudiro, Michael Shanks, Ralph Clanton, Hedy Lamarr.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 17 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rooster is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on May 17, 1957.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 10, 1958 – Yu Suzuki, Japanese game designer and producer; June 26, 1970 – Irv Gotti, American record producer, co-founded Murder Inc Records; November 23, 1902 – Victor Jory, Canadian-American actor (d. 1982).
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