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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 Saturday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 118 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,701 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 6,900 days or 18.89 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 701 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 May 18 at 21:13:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1994.
If a dog named Trunks - a Shetland Sheepdog 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 Trunks will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Trunks 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.
- 1866Julia Marlowe
- 1926George Melly
- 1948Rod MacDonald
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1964Colin James
- 1974Tomomi Kahala
- 1980Lene Marlin
- 1988Erika Toda
- 1988Natalie Sandtorv
- 1990Colin Bates
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.
- 1686Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (d. 1768)
- 1895Aris Maliagros, Greek actor and singer (d. 1984)
- 1907Gustav Schwarzenegger, Austrian police officer (d. 1972)
- 1954Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
- 1974Nicola Kraus, American author
- 1977Thierry Henry, French footballer
- 1980Daniel Güiza, Spanish footballer
- 1987Kemp Muhl, American model, actress, and singer
- 1988Aidan Coleman, Irish jockey
- 1992Paige, English wrestler
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.
- 1597Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
- 1798The Vietnamese Roman Catholics report a Marian apparition in Quảng Trị, an event which is called Our Lady of La Vang.
- 1908Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
- 1915Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Marietta, Georgia, United States.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 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.
- 1969Category 5 Hurricane Camille hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing 256 and causing $1.42 billion in damage.
- 1978Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine.
- 1998Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an “improper physical relationship” with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he “misled people” about the relationship.
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: Greg Antonacci, Jeff Ross, Suzanne Valadon, Nicky Whelan, Anna Gunn, Andrea Jennifer Shubert, Hans Zimmer, Fulton Mackay, Trevor Howard, Teresa Stratas.
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 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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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 3,140,093,217. (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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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: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 118 days
- Age on next birthday: 57 years old
- Days since birth: 20,701 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,900 days
- Years spent sleeping: 18.89 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 701
- Next full moon: May 18 at 21:13:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1994
- Age in dog years: 244 dog years old using a Shetland Sheepdog 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: April 26, 1967 – Marianne Jean-Baptiste, English actress, singer-songwriter, composer and director; August 8, 1976 – Drew Lachey, American singer and actor (98 Degrees); February 9, 1939 – Janet Suzman, South African actress and director.
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