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August 17, 1966 was a Wednesday and it was the 229th day of the year 1966. It was the 33rd Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1966 calendar will be in 2022. 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 214 days left before your next birthday. You will be 53 years old when that day comes. There have been 19,144 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 6,381 days or 17.47 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 648 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 1998.
If a dog named Aik - a Icelandic Sheepdog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 254 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 Aik will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Aik 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
- 1889Lalla Carlsen
- 1920Maureen O'Hara
- 1953Kevin Rowland
- 1959Chika Sakamoto
- 1969Wayne Mills
- 1975Carmina Villaroel
- 1978Karena Lam
- 1979Marcus Patric
- 1989Frederick Lau
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.
- 1473Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (d. 1483)
- 1909Larry Clinton, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1985)
- 1929Francis Gary Powers, American captain and pilot (d. 1977)
- 1943Boots Plata, Filipino actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2011)
- 1949Norm Coleman, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Mayor of St. Paul
- 1969Donnie Wahlberg, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (New Kids on the Block)
- 1970Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer and coach
- 1974Giuliana Rancic, Italian-American journalist and actress
- 1975Carmina Villaroel, Filipino model and actress
- 1989Lil B, American rapper and producer (The Pack)
View the complete list of August 17 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1668An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter magnitude scale causes 8,000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
- 1740Pope Benedict XIV, previously known as Prospero Lambertini succeeds Clement XII as the 247th Pope.
- 1863American Civil War: In Charleston, South Carolina, Union batteries and ships bombard Confederate-held Fort Sumter.
- 1907Pike Place Market, a popular tourist destination and registered historic district in Seattle, opened.
- 1943World War II: The U.S. Eighth Air Force suffers the loss of 60 bombers on the Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission.
- 1953Addiction: First meeting of Narcotics Anonymous in Southern California.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 1960Decolonization: Gabon gains independence from France.
- 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.
View the complete list of August 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17, and 1966 reveal that your Life Path number is 11. It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Brian McGuire, Mike Todd, Cyril Ritchard, Charles Kimbrough, Harry Hamlin, Yanin Vismitananda, Paul Stanley, Declan Donnelly, Karanvir Bohra, Piper Laurie.
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), Horse is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1966.
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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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th August 1966 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on July 8, 1937. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +151. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on March 29, 1974. Your incompatibility score is -123. 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 3,420,677,923. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Summer in the City by The Lovin’ Spoonful as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 20, 1966). 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 USA South-Central approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, bard.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition – is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 118,093,834 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1966. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 1966 is 323,545. That’s equivalent to 225 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 56,913 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 79,992 times in the year 1966. Any chance you are Lisa or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 17, 1966. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1966
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 33rd Wednesday of 1966
- Next same calendar year: 2022
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 214 days
- Age on next birthday: 53 years old
- Days since birth: 19,144 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,381 days
- Years spent sleeping: 17.47 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 648
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 1998
- Age in dog years: 254 dog years old using a Icelandic Sheepdog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 11 – It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
- 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: July 8, 1937 (+151)
- Worst compatible birthday: March 29, 1974 (-123)
- 1966 world population: 3,420,677,923
- Number one song: Summer in the City by The Lovin’ Spoonful (August 20, 1966)
- Babies born in 1966: 118,093,834
- Babies born in 1966 every day: 323,545
- Babies born in 1966 every minute: 225
- Popular girl’s name: Lisa – 56,913 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 79,992 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 26, 1970 – Irv Gotti, American record producer, co-founded Murder Inc Records; May 16, 1992 – Davika Hoorne Thai-Belgian model and actress; April 6, 1952 – Udo Dirkschneider, German singer-songwriter (Accept and U.D.O.).
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