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May 17, 1980 was a Saturday and it was the 138th day of the year 1980. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 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 325 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,554 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 459 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 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.
- 1889Dorothy Gibson
- 1919Antonio Aguilar
- 1935Dennis Potter
- 1942Taj Mahal
- 1965Trent Reznor
- 1970Jordan Knight
- 1973Matthew McGrory
- 1973Sasha Alexander
- 1974Andrea Corr
- 1974Sendhil Ramamurthy
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 17.
- 1732Francesco Pasquale Ricci, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1817)
- 1873Henri Barbusse, French author and journalist (d. 1935)
- 1888Tich Freeman, English cricketer (d. 1965)
- 1891Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife (d. 1959)
- 1912Archibald Cox, American lawyer and politician, 31st United States Solicitor General (d. 2004)
- 1944Jesse Winchester, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2014)
- 1950Keith Bradley, Baron Bradley, English accountant and politician
- 1969Alan Doyle, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (Great Big Sea)
- 1974William Yiampoy, Kenyan runner
- 1978John Foster, American baseball player and coach
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 17.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1521Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.
- 1673Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette begin exploring the Mississippi River.
- 1805Muhammad Ali becomes Wāli of Egypt.
- 1863Rosalía de Castro publishes Cantares Gallegos, the first book in the Galician language.
- 1940World War II: the old city centre of the Dutch town of Middelburg is bombed by the German Luftwaffe, to force the surrender of the Dutch armies in Zeeland.
- 1967Six-Day War: President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt demands dismantling of the peace-keeping UN Emergency Force in Egypt.
- 1984Prince Charles calls a proposed addition to the National Gallery, London, a “monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend”, sparking controversies on the proper role of the Royal Family and the course of modern architecture.
- 1990The General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) eliminates homosexuality from the list of psychiatric diseases.
- 1992Three days of popular protests against the government of Prime Minister of Thailand Suchinda Kraprayoon begin in Bangkok, leading to a military crackdown that results in 52 officially confirmed deaths, many disappearances, hundreds of injuries, and over 3,500 arrests.
- 2006The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.
View the complete list of historical events for May 17.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 17 and 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Liu Yifei, Avery Schreiber, Chris Hemsworth, Tomoe Shinohara, Mitchell Lewis, Michelle McManus, Martin Huba, Chuck Huber, Al Hibbler, Neil Flynn.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 17 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on May 17, 1980.
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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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Call Me by Blondie as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 17, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 16, 1977 – Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress and singer; September 8, 1952 – David R. Ellis, American actor, stuntman, and director (d. 2013); August 23, 1982 – Trevor Wright, American actor.
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