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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 was Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday 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 316 days left before your next birthday. You will be 64 years old when that day comes. There have been 23,060 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 7,687 days or 21.04 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 781 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 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1991.
If a dog named Wilbur - a Treeing Walker Coonhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 338 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 Wilbur will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Wilbur 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.
- 1920Maureen O'Hara
- 1929Jimmy Donley
- 1943Dave "Snaker" Ray
- 1948Rod MacDonald
- 1954Eric Johnson
- 1962Gilby Clarke
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
- 1976Scott Halberstadt
- 1977Tarja Turunen
- 1988Erika Toda
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.
- 1920Lida Moser, American photographer and author (d. 2014)
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor, singer, and activist (d. 2007)
- 1952Nelson Piquet, Brazilian race car driver and businessman
- 1954Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
- 1979Antwaan Randle El, American football player and journalist
- 1980Daniel Güiza, Spanish footballer
- 1981Kristin Adams, American singer and television host
- 1986Rudy Gay, American basketball player
- 1988Erika Toda, Japanese actress
- 1989Frederick Lau, German actor
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.
- 1186Georgenberg Pact: Ottokar IV, Duke of Styria and Leopold V, Duke of Austria sign a heritage agreement in which Ottokar gives his duchy to Leopold and to his son Frederick under the stipulation that Austria and Styria would henceforth remain undivided.
- 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.
- 1771Edinburgh botanist James Robertson makes the first recorded ascent of Ben Nevis in Scotland
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Gainesville: Confederate forces defeat Union troops near Gainesville, Florida.
- 1947The Radcliffe Line, the border between Dominion of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.
- 1950Hill 303 massacre: American POWs are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 1988President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
- 2005The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of Israel’s unilateral disengagement plan, starts.
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: Michaela Conlin, Paul Thomas Anderson, Don Rickles, Ihor Podolchak, Milagros Schmoll, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Matthew Lawrence, Ashley Hinshaw, Kim Dong-wan, Bruce Johnston.
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: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2024: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 316 days
- Age on next birthday: 64 years old
- Days since birth: 23,060 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,687 days
- Years spent sleeping: 21.04 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 781
- Next full moon: October 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1991
- Age in dog years: 338 dog years old using a Treeing Walker Coonhound 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: March 13, 1991 – Eli Kim, American-South Korean singer (U-KISS); March 19, 1932 – Gail Kobe, American actress and producer (d. 2013); September 24, 1961 – Luc Picard, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter.
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