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August 17, 1959 was a Monday and it was the 229th day of the year 1959. It was the 33rd Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1959 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 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 23 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,623 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 7,541 days or 20.65 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 767 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 August 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1991.
If a dog named Prometheus - a English Foxhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 294 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 Prometheus will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Prometheus 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.
- 1933Mark Dinning
- 1939Luther Allison
- 1946Martha Coolidge
- 1961Larry B. Scott
- 1974Giuliana Rancic
- 1977Tarja Turunen
- 1978Jelena Karleuša
- 1979Marcus Patric
- 1980Lene Marlin
- 1980Tootsie Guevara
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.
- 1889Lalla Carlsen, Norwegian actress and singer (d. 1967)
- 1928Willem Duys, Dutch tennis player, sportscaster, and producer (d. 2011)
- 1943Edward Cowie, English composer, painter, and author
- 1946Martha Coolidge, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1949Sib Hashian, American drummer (Boston and Ernie and the Automatics)
- 1951Robert Joy, Canadian actor and producer
- 1953Mick Malthouse, Australian footballer and coach
- 1956Gail Berman, American businessman, co-founded BermanBraun
- 1963Shankar, Indian director and producer
- 1964Maria McKee, American singer-songwriter (Lone Justice)
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.
- 1424Hundred Years’ War: Battle of Verneuil: An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under Jean II, Duke of Alençon, John Stewart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas.
- 1668An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter magnitude scale causes 8,000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
- 1717Austro-Turkish War of 1716–18: The month-long Siege of Belgrade ends with Prince Eugene of Savoy’s Austrian troops capturing the city from the Ottoman Empire.
- 1862American Civil War: Major General J. E. B. Stuart is assigned command of all the cavalry of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
- 1896Bridget Driscoll is run over by a Benz car in the grounds of The Crystal Palace, London, the UK’s first pedestrian motoring fatality.
- 1908Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
- 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.
- 1915Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Marietta, Georgia, United States.
- 1950Hill 303 massacre: American POWs are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
- 1953Addiction: First meeting of Narcotics Anonymous in Southern California.
View the complete list of August 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17, and 1959 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Michelle McManus, Rupert Everett, Twista, Barbara George, Jeremih, Manos Katrakis, Sy Oliver, Marie Tifo, Tammy Lynn Michaels, Carl Radle.
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), Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1959.
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 1959 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 28, 1932. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +141. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 20, 1942. Your 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 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was A Big Hunk o’ Love by Elvis Presley as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 17, 1959). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
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 105,573,458 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1959. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 1959 is 289,242. That’s equivalent to 201 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 54,477 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,255 times in the year 1959. Any chance you are Mary or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 17” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
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, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1959
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 33rd Monday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2023: Thursday
- Days until next birthday: 23 days
- Age on next birthday: 62 years old
- Days since birth: 22,623 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,541 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.65 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 767
- Next full moon: August 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1991
- Age in dog years: 294 dog years old using a English Foxhound breed
- Life path number and meaning: 22 – It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
- 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: Pig
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: August 28, 1932 (+141)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 20, 1942 (-145)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: A Big Hunk o’ Love by Elvis Presley (August 17, 1959)
- Babies born in 1959: 105,573,458
- Babies born in 1959 every day: 289,242
- Babies born in 1959 every minute: 201
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 54,477 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,255 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.VIII.MCMLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 13, 1962 – Tom Kenny, American voice actor, singer, and screenwriter; May 17, 1955 – Bill Paxton, American actor and director; July 4, 1999 – Moa Kikuchi, Japanese singer and model (Babymetal and Sakura Gakuin).
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