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October 17, 1940 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1940. The next time you can reuse your old 1940 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 is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 236 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,888 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 944 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.
- 1917Marsha Hunt
- 1946Cameron Mackintosh
- 1968Ziggy Marley
- 1974Matthew Macfadyen
- 1979Koichiro Nishi
- 1979Marcela Bovio
- 1983Felicity Jones
- 1983Riki Miura
- 1992Sam Concepcion
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1902Irene Ryan, American actress (d. 1973)
- 1920Miguel Delibes, Spanish journalist and author (d. 2010)
- 1922Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (d. 2001)
- 1939Oliver Rackham, English botanist and academic
- 1940Stephen Kovacevich, American pianist and conductor
- 1948Margot Kidder, Canadian-American actress
- 1969Wyclef Jean, Haitian-American rapper, producer, and actor (Fugees)
- 1971Kim Ljung, Norwegian singer-songwriter and bass player (Seigmen and Zeromancer)
- 1977Bryan Bertino, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1983Ivan Saenko, Russian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1091London tornado of 1091: A tornado thought to be of strength T8/F4 strikes the heart of London.
- 1604Kepler’s Supernova: German astronomer Johannes Kepler observes a supernova in the constellation Ophiuchus.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: British General John Burgoyne surrenders his army at Saratoga, New York.
- 1860First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).
- 1905The October Manifesto issued by Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
- 1919RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.
- 1945A massive number of people, headed by CGT, gather in the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina to demand Juan Perón’s release. It calls “el día de la lealtad peronista” (peronista loyalty day)
- 1964Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies opens the artificial Lake Burley Griffin in the middle of the capital Canberra.
- 1980As part of the Holy See–United Kingdom relations a British monarch makes the first state visit to the Vatican
- 2003The pinnacle is fitted on the roof of Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, allowing it to surpass the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur by 56 m and become the world’s tallest highrise.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Kristen Schaal, Saul Williams, John Drew, Jr., Joanne Kelly, Françoise Yip, Katharine Houghton, Gloria Lasso, Richard Tyson, Ashley Tisdale, Clive Rowe.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on October 17, 1940.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 30, 1985 – Aml Ameen, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter; March 17, 1986 – Miles Kane, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Little Flames, The Rascals, and The Last Shadow Puppets); April 15, 1974 – Danny Pino, American actor and screenwriter.
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