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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 206 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,404 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 488 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1918William Holden
- 1943Bobby Curtola
- 1957Susan Roman
- 1959Sean Bean
- 1967Timothy Gibbs
- 1975Gabriel Soto
- 1981Hanna Pakarinen
- 1985Luke Mitchell
- 1988Takahiro Moriuchi
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.
- 1734Taksin, Thai king (d. 1782)
- 1916Win Maung, 3rd President of Union of Myanmar (d. 1989)
- 1954Michael Sembello, American singer-songwriter
- 1959Li Meisu, Chinese shot putter
- 1968Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven
- 1975Travis Roy, American ice hockey player
- 1979Siddharth, Indian actor, singer, and producer
- 1979Sung Si-kyung, South Korean singer and actor
- 1980Curtis Woodhouse, English footballer, boxer, and manager
- 1991Tessa James, Australian actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for April 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1397Geoffrey Chaucer tells The Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. Chaucer scholars have also identified this date (in 1387) as the start of the book’s pilgrimage to Canterbury.
- 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.
- 1555After 18 months of siege, Siena surrenders to the Florentine-Imperial army. The Republic of Siena is incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
- 1897The Aurora, Texas, UFO incident
- 1905The Supreme Court of the United States decides Lochner v. New York, which holds that the “right to free contract” is implicit in the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
- 1937Daffy Duck’s first appearance, in Porky’s Duck Hunt.
- 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.
- 1964Jerrie Mock becomes the first woman to circumnavigate the world by air.
- 1969Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy.
- 1978Mir Akbar Khyber is assassinated, provoking a communist coup d'état in Afghanistan.
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: Malene Espensen, Lita Grey, Robert Iler, Charlie Chaplin, Tom Kane, Brian Larsen, Mike Medavoy, Brendan Fletcher, Anthony Way, Adriana Caselotti.
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.
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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 22, 1971 – Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress, producer, and screenwriter; August 21, 1985 – Melissa M, French singer; June 24, 1967 – Janez Lapajne, Slovenian director and producer.
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