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August 17, 1980 was a Sunday and it was the 230th day of the year 1980. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday 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 299 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,580 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 460 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 4 at 05:24:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1930Harve Bennett
- 1939Anthony Valentine
- 1947Gary Talley
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1962John Marshall Jones
- 1964Colin James
- 1969Wayne Mills
- 1979Marcus Patric
- 1988Natalie Sandtorv
- 1996Ella Cruz
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1920Maureen O'Hara, Irish-American actress and singer (d. 2015)
- 1938Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian cleric and educator
- 1943Edward Cowie, English composer, painter, and author
- 1963Shankar, Indian director and producer
- 1977Thierry Henry, French footballer
- 1979Marcus Patric, English actor
- 1982Phil Jagielka, English footballer
- 1988Aidan Coleman, Irish jockey
- 1989Frederick Lau, German actor
- 1989Lil B, American rapper and producer (The Pack)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 986Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle of the Gates of Trajan: The Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Samuel and Aron defeat the Byzantine forces at the Gates of Trajan, with Byzantine Emperor Basil II barely escaping.
- 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.
- 1597Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
- 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.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 1941World War II: Soviet Army left Nikolaev and Krivoi Rog.
- 1943World War II: First Québec Conference of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William Lyon Mackenzie King begins.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 1977The Soviet icebreaker Arktika becomes the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
View the complete list of historical events for August 17.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17 and 1980 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 Davies, Bobby Womack, Kanae Itō, Ted Templeman, Tom Paxton, Wikus du Toit, Joey Jordison, Luana Patten, Gwen Taylor, Mayte Garcia.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 17, 1980.
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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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Magic by Olivia Newton-John as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 23, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, docks.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Can you remember who you were?
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 8, 1969 – Sugizo, Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (Luna Sea, X Japan, Juno Reactor, and S.K.I.N.); July 12, 1991 – Erik Per Sullivan, American actor; March 27, 1969 – Kevin Corrigan, American actor.
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