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August 17, 1954 was a Tuesday and it was the 229th day of the year 1954. The next time you can reuse your old 1954 calendar will be in 2021. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 56 days left before your next birthday. You will be 63 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,955 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 777 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 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.
- 1939Anthony Valentine
- 1942Shane Porteous
- 1943Boots Plata
- 1951Elba Ramalho
- 1961Larry B. Scott
- 1969Donnie Wahlberg
- 1977Tarja Turunen
- 1978Karena Lam
- 1989Frederick Lau
- 1994Taissa Farmiga
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1768Louis Desaix, French general (d. 1800)
- 1866Julia Marlowe, English-American actress (d. 1950)
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor, singer, and activist (d. 2007)
- 1936Seamus Mallon, Irish educator and politician, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
- 1938Theodoros Pangalos, Greek lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece
- 1941Lothar Bisky, German businessman and politician (d. 2013)
- 1952Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis player
- 1977Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker
- 1986Rudy Gay, American basketball player
- 1996Ella Cruz, Filipino actress and dancer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1386Karl Topia, the ruler of Princedom of Albania forges an alliance with the Republic of Venice, committing to participate in all wars of the Republic and receiving coastal protection against the Ottomans in return.
- 1560The Roman Catholic Church is overthrown and Protestantism is established as the national religion in Scotland.
- 1585A first group of colonists sent by Sir Walter Raleigh under the charge of Ralph Lane lands in the New World to create Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island, off the coast of present-day North Carolina.
- 1611Gaspar de Borja y Velasco is made a cardinal by Pope Paul V.
- 1771Edinburgh botanist James Robertson makes the first recorded ascent of Ben Nevis in Scotland
- 1914World War I: Battle of Stallupönen: The German army of General Hermann von François defeats the Russian force commanded by Paul von Rennenkampf near modern-day Nesterov, Russia.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 1941World War II: Soviet Army left Nikolaev and Krivoi Rog.
- 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.
View the complete list of historical events for August 17.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17 and 1954 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Eddie Kirkland, Ralph Meeker, Stellan Skarsgård, Arwyn Davies, Josh Gad, Richard Christy, Giuseppe Valdengo, Tadayoshi Okura, Dolores del Río, Tamar Braxton.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Wood is the element of a person born on August 17, 1954.
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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 17, 1926 – Jean Poiret, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1992); March 31, 1964 – Fez Whatley, American radio host and producer; April 21, 1996 – Tavi Gevinson, American writer and actress, founded ''Rookie Magazine''.
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