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August 17, 1953 was a Monday and it was the 229th day of the year 1953. It was the 33rd Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1953 calendar will be in 2026. 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 213 days left before your next birthday. You will be 66 years old when that day comes. There have been 23,893 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 7,964 days or 21.81 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 809 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1985.
If a dog named Pancake - a Boxer breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 312 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 Pancake will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Pancake will age 4.5 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.
- 1888Monty Woolley
- 1918Evelyn Ankers
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1959Chika Sakamoto
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
- 1968Helen McCrory
- 1969Donnie Wahlberg
- 1978Ebon Moss-Bachrach
- 1985Yū Aoi
- 1996Ella Cruz
View the complete list of August 17 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1629John III Sobieski, Polish–Lithuanian king (d. 1696)
- 1866Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
- 1928Willem Duys, Dutch tennis player, sportscaster, and producer (d. 2011)
- 1930Harve Bennett, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015)
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor, singer, and activist (d. 2007)
- 1963Jon Gruden, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
- 1968Ed McCaffrey, American football player and sportscaster
- 1976Eric Boulton, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1984Oksana Domnina, Russian ice dancer
- 1989Frederick Lau, German actor
View the complete list of August 17 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1740Pope Benedict XIV, previously known as Prospero Lambertini succeeds Clement XII as the 247th Pope.
- 1862American Indian Wars: The Dakota War of 1862 begins in Minnesota as Lakota warriors attack white settlements along the Minnesota River.
- 1907Pike Place Market, a popular tourist destination and registered historic district in Seattle, opened.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 1969Category 5 Hurricane Camille hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing 256 and causing $1.42 billion in damage.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
- 1978Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine.
- 1988President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
- 2015A bomb explodes near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killing at least 19 people and injuring 123 others.
View the complete list of August 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17, and 1953 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Sayaka Yamamoto, Jensen Buchanan, Theo van Gogh, Laurent Voulzy, Marc Abaya, Chris Elliott, Harry Shum, Jr., Erin Murphy, Totie Fields, Phyllis Smith.
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), Snake is the mythical animal and Water is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1953.
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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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th August 1953 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on July 29, 1953. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +196. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 10, 1941. Your incompatibility score is -145. 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!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 2,682,053,389. (U.S. Census Bureau)
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 Western Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, actor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 97,861,773 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1953. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 1953 is 268,114. That’s equivalent to 186 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Mary. This name was given to 64,372 baby girls. For the boys it’s Robert. This name was recorded 86,195 times in the year 1953. Any chance you are Mary or Robert? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 17, 1953. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1953
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 33rd Monday of 1953
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 213 days
- Age on next birthday: 66 years old
- Days since birth: 23,893 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,964 days
- Years spent sleeping: 21.81 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 809
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1985
- Age in dog years: 312 dog years old using a Boxer breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- 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: Snake
- Eastern zodiac element: Water
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: July 29, 1953 (+196)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 10, 1941 (-145)
- 1953 world population: 2,682,053,389
- Babies born in 1953: 97,861,773
- Babies born in 1953 every day: 268,114
- Babies born in 1953 every minute: 186
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 64,372 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Robert – 86,195 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 10, 1920 – Neva Patterson, American actress (d. 2010); February 21, 1935 – Mark McManus, Scottish actor (d. 1994); May 13, 1904 – Chishū Ryū, Japanese actor (d. 1993).
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