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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 was 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 245 days left before your next birthday. You will be 33 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,809 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 3,936 days or 10.78 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 400 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 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 25, 2019.
If a dog named Slash - a Cockapoo 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 Slash will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Slash 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.
- 1889Lalla Carlsen
- 1926George Melly
- 1951Robert Joy
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1960Sean Penn
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
- 1975Carmina Villaroel
- 1987Kemp Muhl
- 1990Rachel Hurd-Wood
- 1993Cinta Laura
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.
- 1768Louis Desaix, French general (d. 1800)
- 1929Francis Gary Powers, American captain and pilot (d. 1977)
- 1933Glenn Corbett, American actor (d. 1993)
- 1954Eric Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1959David Koresh, American cult leader (d. 1993)
- 1959Eric Schlosser, American journalist and author
- 1959Jonathan Franzen, American author and critic
- 1969Wayne Mills, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
- 1987Paolo Serrano, Filipino actor
- 1988Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter (Morning Has Occurred)
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.
- 1863American Civil War: In Charleston, South Carolina, Union batteries and ships bombard Confederate-held Fort Sumter.
- 1896Bridget Driscoll is run over by a Benz car in the grounds of The Crystal Palace, London, the UK’s first pedestrian motoring fatality.
- 1943World War II: The Royal Air Force begins Operation Hydra, the first air raid of the Operation Crossbow strategic bombing campaign against Germany’s V-weapon program.
- 1943World War II: The U.S. Eighth Air Force suffers the loss of 60 bombers on the Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission.
- 1947The Radcliffe Line, the border between Dominion of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.
- 1953Addiction: First meeting of Narcotics Anonymous in Southern California.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 1960Decolonization: Gabon gains independence from France.
- 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 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: Marty Wilde, Miriam Shor, Doris Fisher, Jacqueline Hill, Ava Gardner, Arthur Hewlett, Edie Sedgwick, Chrissie Hynde, Hayato Isomura, Debra Winger.
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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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 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)
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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: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 245 days
- Age on next birthday: 33 years old
- Days since birth: 11,809 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,936 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.78 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 400
- Next full moon: January 10 at 19:23:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 2019
- Age in dog years: 148 dog years old using a Cockapoo 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: June 28, 1977 – Harun Tekin, Turkish singer and guitarist (Mor ve Ötesi); June 8, 1931 – Dana Wynter, German-English actress (d. 2011); March 29, 1962 – Kongar-ol Ondar, Russian singer (d. 2013).
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