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August 17, 1987 was a Monday and it was the 229th day of the year 1987. It was the 33rd Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1987 calendar will be in 2026. 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 36 days left before your next birthday. You will be 33 years old when that day comes. There have been 12,018 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 4,006 days or 10.97 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 407 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 August 3 at 16:00:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 2019.
If a dog named Mikasa - a Bulldog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 148 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 Mikasa will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Mikasa 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
- 1930Harve Bennett
- 1937Ronnie Butler
- 1937Spiros Focás
- 1959Chika Sakamoto
- 1964Maria McKee
- 1966Maysa Leak
- 1968Andrew Koenig
- 1968Helen McCrory
- 1982Mark Salling
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.
- 1556Alexander Briant, English martyr and saint (d. 1581)
- 1686Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (d. 1768)
- 1914Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1988)
- 1939Anthony Valentine, English actor
- 1942Shane Porteous, Australian actor, animator, and screenwriter
- 1947Gary Talley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Box Tops)
- 1974Tomomi Kahala, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
- 1978Jelena Karleuša, Serbian singer and dancer
- 1992Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (d. 2013)
- 1995Gracie Gold, American figure skater
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.
- 1560The Roman Catholic Church is overthrown and Protestantism is established as the national religion in Scotland.
- 1585Eighty Years’ War: Siege of Antwerp: Antwerp is captured by Spanish forces under Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, who orders Protestants to leave the city and as a result over half of the 100,000 inhabitants flee to the northern provinces.
- 1862American Civil War: Major General J. E. B. Stuart is assigned command of all the cavalry of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
- 1907Pike Place Market, a popular tourist destination and registered historic district in Seattle, opened.
- 1941World War II: Soviet Army left Nikolaev and Krivoi Rog.
- 1942World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
- 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.
- 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.
- 2008American swimmer Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals in one Olympic Games.
View the complete list of August 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17, and 1987 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Nikos Sergianopoulos, John Newman, Juliette Binoche, Vladimír Merta, Jang Jin-young, Zach Braff, Andrew Caldwell, Amy Davidson, Inday Badiday, Gérard Blanc.
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), Rabbit is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1987.
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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th August 1987 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 16, 1987. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +192. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 13, 1964. Your score is -194. 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 5,027,200,492. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Who’s That Girl by Madonna as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 22, 1987). 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 Western Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, actor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 138,691,278 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1987. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 1987 is 379,976. That’s equivalent to 264 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 Jessica. This name was given to 55,991 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 63,647 times in the year 1987. Any chance you are Jessica or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 17” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
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, 1987. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1987
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 33rd Monday of 1987
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2022: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 36 days
- Age on next birthday: 33 years old
- Days since birth: 12,018 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,006 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.97 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 407
- Next full moon: August 3 at 16:00:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 2019
- Age in dog years: 148 dog years old using a Bulldog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- 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: Rabbit
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: December 16, 1987 (+192)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 13, 1964 (-194)
- 1987 world population: 5,027,200,492
- Number one song: Who’s That Girl by Madonna (August 22, 1987)
- Babies born in 1987: 138,691,278
- Babies born in 1987 every day: 379,976
- Babies born in 1987 every minute: 264
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 55,991 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 63,647 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.VIII.MCMLXXXVII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 18, 1981 – Kim Jaewon, South Korean actor; January 3, 1942 – John Thaw, English actor and producer (d. 2002); June 17, 1963 – Greg Kinnear, American actor and producer.
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