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August 17, 1949 was a Wednesday and it was the 229th day of the year 1949. It was the 33rd Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1949 calendar will be in 2022. 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 170 days left before your next birthday. You will be 72 years old when that day comes. There have been 26,128 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 8,709 days or 23.84 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 885 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 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1981.
If a dog named Rude - a German Shepherd Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 375 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Rude will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Rude will age 5-6 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1918Evelyn Ankers
- 1920Maureen O'Hara
- 1926Jean Poiret
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman
- 1960Stephan Eicher
- 1964Maria McKee
- 1971Ed Motta
- 1979Marcus Patric
- 1980Lene Marlin
- 1989Lil B
View the complete list of August 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1473Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (d. 1483)
- 1896Leslie Groves, American general and engineer (d. 1970)
- 1926George Melly, English singer and critic (d. 2007)
- 1942Khagen Mahanta, Indian singer (d. 2014)
- 1963Jon Gruden, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
- 1968Ed McCaffrey, American football player and sportscaster
- 1970Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer and coach
- 1980Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer-songwriter
- 1984Dee Brown, American basketball player
- 1986Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player
View the complete list of August 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 986Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle of the Gates of Trajan: The Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Samuel and Aron defeat the Byzantine forces at the Gates of Trajan, with Byzantine Emperor Basil II barely escaping.
- 1549Battle of Sampford Courtenay: The Prayer Book Rebellion is quashed in England.
- 1723Ioan Giurgiu Patachi becomes Bishop of Făgăraș and is festively installed in his position at the St. Nicolas Cathedral in Făgăraș, after being formally confirmed earlier by Pope Clement XI.
- 1798The Vietnamese Roman Catholics report a Marian apparition in Quảng Trị, an event which is called Our Lady of La Vang.
- 1866The Grand Duchy of Baden announces her withdrawal from the German Confederation and signs a treaty of peace and alliance with Prussia.
- 1908Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
- 1943World War II: The Royal Air Force begins Operation Hydra, the first air raid of the Operation Crossbow strategic bombing campaign against Germany’s V-weapon program.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
- 1991Strathfield massacre: In Sydney, Australia, taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots seven people and injures six others before turning the gun on himself.
View the complete list of August 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17, and 1949 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Melinda Culea, Georgie Parker, Charlie Robison, Elijah Wood, Mark Robson, Lauren Lane, Jordan Hinson, Kenan Doğulu, Amie Comeaux, LaToya London.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1949.
Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th August 1949 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on October 27, 1940. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +97. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 18, 1971. Your score is -125. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, bard.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition – is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.
Can you remember who you were?
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Linda. This name was given to 91,016 baby girls. For the boys it’s James. This name was recorded 86,855 times in the year 1949. Any chance you are Linda or James? (Source: ssa.gov)
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Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 17, 1949. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1949
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 33rd Wednesday of 1949
- Next same calendar year: 2022
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2023: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 170 days
- Age on next birthday: 72 years old
- Days since birth: 26,128 days
- Days spent sleeping: 8,709 days
- Years spent sleeping: 23.84 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 885
- Next full moon: March 28 at 18:50:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1981
- Age in dog years: 375 dog years old using a German Shepherd Dog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: October 27, 1940 (+97)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 18, 1971 (-125)
- Popular girl’s name: Linda – 91,016 babies
- Popular boy’s name: James – 86,855 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.VIII.MCMXLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 26, 1961 – Leigh Bowery, Australian actor, singer, and fashion designer (d. 1994); December 12, 1963 – Ai Orikasa, Japanese voice actress and singer; April 1, 1937 – Jordan Charney, American actor.
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