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April 17, 1978 was a Monday and it was the 107th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 323 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,287 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 484 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1951Olivia Hussey
- 1963Joel Murray
- 1964Bart Van den Bossche
- 1967Liz Phair
- 1967Timothy Gibbs
- 1975Gabriel Soto
- 1979Sung Si-kyung
- 1985Rooney Mara
- 1996Dee Dee Davis
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for April 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Apr 17.
- 1897Edouard Wyss-Dunant, Swiss physician and mountaineer (d. 1983)
- 1939Robert Miller, American art dealer (d. 2011)
- 1952John Robertson, Scottish businessman and politician
- 1954Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler and actor (d. 2015)
- 1967Marquis Grissom, American baseball player and coach
- 1971Andri Kirsima, Estonian architect
- 1972Jarkko Wiss, Finnish footballer and manager
- 1977Phil Jamieson, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Grinspoon and The Wrights)
- 1981Zhang Yaokun, Chinese footballer
- 1995Bel'ange Epako, Congolese footballer (d. 2013)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for April 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1521Trial of Martin Luther over his teachings begins during the assembly of the Diet of Worms. Initially intimidated, he asks for time to reflect before answering and is given a stay of one day.
- 1863American Civil War: Grierson’s Raid begins – troops under Union Army Colonel Benjamin Grierson attack central Mississippi.
- 1864American Civil War: The Battle of Plymouth begins – Confederate forces attack Plymouth, North Carolina.
- 1895The Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan is signed. This marks the end of the First Sino-Japanese War, and the defeated Qing Empire is forced to renounce its claims on Korea and to concede the southern portion of the Fengtien province, Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands to Japan.
- 1897The Aurora, Texas, UFO incident
- 1949At midnight 26 Irish counties officially leave the British Commonwealth. A 21-gun salute on O'Connell Bridge, Dublin, ushers in the Republic of Ireland.
- 1969Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy.
- 1970Apollo program: The ill-fated Apollo 13 spacecraft returns to Earth safely.
- 1978Mir Akbar Khyber is assassinated, provoking a communist coup d'état in Afghanistan.
- 1986The Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years’ War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly ends.
View the complete list of historical events for April 17.
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Your birthday numbers 4, 17 and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tex Avery, Benny Blanco, Christine Taylor, Walt Disney, Charles Greville, 7th Earl of Warwick, Dana Carvey, Rita Lee, Michel Blanc, Katie McGrath, David L. Cook.
The zodiac sign of a person born on April 17 is Aries ♈. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on April 17, 1978.
Diamond is the modern birthstone for the month of April while Opal is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Aries is bloodstone. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Monday’ is pearl.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Night Fever by Bee Gees as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (April 22, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 15, 1936 – Claude Brasseur, French actor; March 12, 1960 – Kipp Lennon, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Venice); December 17, 1991 – Nadech Kugimiya, Thai actor and singer.
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