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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 2018. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 276 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,543 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 6,848 days or 18.75 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 695 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 November 23 at 05:41:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1994.
If a dog named Gram - a Cairn Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 244 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 Gram will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Gram will age 4 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.
- 1926Jean Poiret
- 1928Willem Duys
- 1933Glenn Corbett
- 1933Mark Dinning
- 1937Ronnie Butler
- 1947Jennifer Rhodes
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
- 1968Andrew Koenig
- 1982Mark Salling
- 1991Austin Butler
View the complete list of August 17 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1866Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
- 1940Barry Sheerman, English academic and politician
- 1942Shane Porteous, Australian actor, animator, and screenwriter
- 1947Gary Talley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Box Tops)
- 1952Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis player
- 1968Andrew Koenig, American actor and director (d. 2010)
- 1976Eric Boulton, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1980Tootsie Guevara, Filipino singer-songwriter and actress
- 1986Rudy Gay, American basketball player
- 1995Gracie Gold, American figure skater
View the complete list of August 17 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1498Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI, becomes the first person in history to resign the cardinalate. On the same day, King Louis XII of France names him Duke of Valentinois.
- 1611Gaspar de Borja y Velasco is made a cardinal by Pope Paul V.
- 1883The first public performance of the Dominican Republic’s national anthem, Himno Nacional.
- 1896Bridget Driscoll is run over by a Benz car in the grounds of The Crystal Palace, London, the UK’s first pedestrian motoring fatality.
- 1915A Category 4 hurricane hits Galveston, Texas with winds at 135 mph.
- 1950Hill 303 massacre: American POWs are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
- 1969Category 5 Hurricane Camille hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing 256 and causing $1.42 billion in damage.
- 1977The Soviet icebreaker Arktika becomes the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
- 2005The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of Israel’s unilateral disengagement plan, starts.
- 2015A bomb explodes near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killing at least 19 people and injuring 123 others.
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: Claude Berri, Shawn Ashmore, Morteza Pashaei, Yuri Shevchuk, Song Hye-kyo, Iman, Supriya Pathak, Josephine Baker, Lauren Goodger, Murat Yıldırım.
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.
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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 ‘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 Love Match 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 incompatibility 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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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
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)
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: 2018
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2020: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 276 days
- Age on next birthday: 57 years old
- Days since birth: 20,543 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,848 days
- Years spent sleeping: 18.75 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 695
- Next full moon: November 23 at 05:41:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1994
- Age in dog years: 244 dog years old using a Cairn Terrier 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
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 20, 1972 – Anna Umemiya, Japanese model and actress; January 8, 1975 – Tift Merritt, American singer-songwriter; July 10, 1942 – Ronnie James Dio, American singer-songwriter and producer (Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven & Hell, and Elf) (d. 2010).
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