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August 17, 1962 was a Friday and it was the 229th day of the year 1962. It was the 33rd Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1962 calendar will be in 2029. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 3 days left before your next birthday. You will be 58 years old when that day comes. There have been 21,182 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 7,061 days or 19.33 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 717 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 September 2 at 05:23:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1994.
If a dog named Lollypop - a Norwegian Elkhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 276 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 Lollypop will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Lollypop 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
- 1920Maureen O'Hara
- 1943Boots Plata
- 1949Julian Fellowes
- 1957Robin Cousins
- 1971Ed Motta
- 1976Scott Halberstadt
- 1978Jelena Karleuša
- 1980Lene Marlin
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.
- 1904Leopold Nowak, Austrian composer and musicologist (d. 1991)
- 1914Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1988)
- 1927Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)
- 1944Larry Ellison, American businessman, co-founded the Oracle Corporation
- 1947Gary Talley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Box Tops)
- 1949Sue Draheim, American fiddler and composer (d. 2013)
- 1951Alan Minter, English boxer
- 1964Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1988Bianca Collins, American actress
- 1992Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (d. 2013)
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.
- 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.
- 1597Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
- 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.
- 1723Ioan Giurgiu Patachi becomes Bishop of Făgăraș and is festively installed in his position at the St. Nicolas Cathedral in Făgăraș, after being formally confirmed earlier by Pope Clement XI.
- 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.
- 1962East German border guards kill Peter Fechter, 18, as he attempts to cross the Berlin Wall into West Berlin becoming one of the first victims of the wall.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
- 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 1962 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: Kike Elomaa, Teruaki Ogawa, Sheri Moon Zombie, Jason Croot, Debra Paget, Joanna Barnes, Atsushi, Lil B, Heath Ledger, Lucía Gil.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1962.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th August 1962 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on November 4, 1989. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +229. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 23, 1942. Your score is -149. 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?
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Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 3,140,093,217. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Neil Sedaka as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 18, 1962). 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 Spain approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 111,558,191 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1962. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 1962 is 305,639. That’s equivalent to 212 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 Lisa. This name was given to 46,080 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,037 times in the year 1962. Any chance you are Lisa or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
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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, 1962. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1962
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 33rd Friday of 1962
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2022: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 3 days
- Age on next birthday: 58 years old
- Days since birth: 21,182 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,061 days
- Years spent sleeping: 19.33 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 717
- Next full moon: September 2 at 05:23:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1994
- Age in dog years: 276 dog years old using a Norwegian Elkhound 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: Tiger
- Eastern zodiac element: Water
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: November 4, 1989 (+229)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 23, 1942 (-149)
- 1962 world population: 3,140,093,217
- Number one song: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Neil Sedaka (August 18, 1962)
- Babies born in 1962: 111,558,191
- Babies born in 1962 every day: 305,639
- Babies born in 1962 every minute: 212
- Popular girl’s name: Lisa – 46,080 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,037 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.VIII.MCMLXII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 22, 1944 – Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor and director; April 8, 1978 – Ana de la Reguera, Mexican actress; March 13, 1958 – Linda Robson, English actress.
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