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August 17, 1988 was a Wednesday and it was the 230th day of the year 1988. The next time you can reuse your old 1988 calendar will be in 2044. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 332 days left before your next birthday. You will be 31 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,990 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 3,663 days or 10 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 372 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 September 25 at 02:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on April 25, 2020.
If a dog named Pincus - a Irish Red and White Setter breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 155 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 Pincus will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Pincus 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.
- 1926Jean Poiret
- 1954Eric Johnson
- 1958Belinda Carlisle
- 1960Sean Penn
- 1960Stephan Eicher
- 1961Larry B. Scott
- 1971Uhm Jung-hwa
- 1975Carmina Villaroel
- 1978Ebon Moss-Bachrach
- 1981Kristin Adams
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.
- 1601Pierre de Fermat, French lawyer and mathematician (d. 1665)
- 1877Ralph McKittrick, American golfer and tennis player (d. 1923)
- 1894William Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes, English businessman, founded Rootes Group (d. 1964)
- 1929Jimmy Donley, American singer-songwriter (d. 1963)
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor, singer, and activist (d. 2007)
- 1938Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian cleric and educator
- 1958Belinda Carlisle, American singer-songwriter (The Go-Go’s)
- 1967David Conrad, American actor
- 1979Antwaan Randle El, American football player and journalist
- 1989Elena Hight, American snowboarder
View the complete list of August 17 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1549Battle of Sampford Courtenay: The Prayer Book Rebellion is quashed in England.
- 1784Classical composer Luigi Boccherini receives a pay rise of 12000 reals from his employer, the Infante Luis, Count of Chinchón.
- 1907Pike Place Market, a popular tourist destination and registered historic district in Seattle, opened.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 1943World War II: First Québec Conference of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William Lyon Mackenzie King begins.
- 1945Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta proclaim the independence of Indonesia, igniting the Indonesian National Revolution against the Dutch Empire.
- 1958Pioneer 0, America’s first attempt at lunar orbit, is launched using the first Thor-Able rocket and fails. Notable as one of the first attempted launches beyond Earth orbit by any country.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
- 2009An accident at the Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam in Khakassia, Russia, kills 75 and shuts down the hydroelectric power station, leading to widespread power failure in the local area.
View the complete list of August 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17 and 1988 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Will Friedle, Nick Spano, Peter Paige, Danger Mouse, Eric Cantona, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Katie Cassidy, Barbara McNair, Matt Berninger, Corinne Bohrer.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 17, 1988.
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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.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 30, 1987. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +142. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 7, 2014. Your incompatibility score is -139. 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.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Roll With It by Steve Winwood as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 20, 1988). 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 Mongolia approximately on 800. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, executor of sacrifices.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
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?
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 7, 1939 – Blackie Dammett, American actor and author; February 21, 1959 – José María Cano, Spanish singer-songwriter and painter (Mecano); November 6, 1941 – Guy Clark, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
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