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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 was 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 326 days left before your next birthday. You will be 64 years old when that day comes. There have been 23,050 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 780 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.
- 1888Monty Woolley
- 1895Aris Maliagros
- 1926Jean Poiret
- 1942Khagen Mahanta
- 1958Belinda Carlisle
- 1968Helen McCrory
- 1969Wayne Mills
- 1979Marcus Patric
- 1980Tootsie Guevara
- 1996Ella Cruz
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.
- 1866Julia Marlowe, English-American actress (d. 1950)
- 1918Evelyn Ankers, Chilean-American actress and singer (d. 1985)
- 1931Tony Wrigley, English historian, demographer, and academic
- 1952Aleksandr Maksimenkov, Russian footballer and coach (d. 2012)
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss, German actor and director
- 1982Phil Jagielka, English footballer
- 1988Aidan Coleman, Irish jockey
- 1989Elena Hight, American snowboarder
- 1991Austin Butler, American actor and singer
- 1994Taissa Farmiga, American actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Gainesville: Confederate forces defeat Union troops near Gainesville, Florida.
- 1915A Category 4 hurricane hits Galveston, Texas with winds at 135 mph.
- 1943World War II: The U.S. Seventh Army under General George S. Patton arrives in Messina, Italy, followed several hours later by the British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, thus completing the Allied conquest of Sicily.
- 1950Hill 303 massacre: American POWs are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
- 1958Pioneer 0, America’s first attempt at lunar orbit, is launched using the first Thor-Able rocket and fails. Notable as one of the first attempted launches beyond Earth orbit by any country.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 1999A 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit, Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000.
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: Jim White, Larry Hagman, Anthony Montgomery, Carlo Aquino, Jay Aston, Jean Servais, Patton Oswalt, Billy Murray, Ahmad, Jacob Vargas.
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.
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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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 16, 1975 – Don Jeffcoat, American actor; December 11, 1913 – Jean Marais, French actor and director (d. 1998); April 21, 1961 – Carey Hayes, American screenwriter and producer.
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