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August 17, 1988 was a Wednesday and it was the 230th day of the year 1988. It was the 33rd Wednesday of that year. 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 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 148 days left before your next birthday. You will be 31 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,174 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 3,725 days or 10.20 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 379 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 April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on April 25, 2020.
If a dog named Moai - a Labrador Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 177 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 Moai will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Moai will age 5-6 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.
- 1943Dave "Snaker" Ray
- 1946Martha Coolidge
- 1947Jennifer Rhodes
- 1960Sean Penn
- 1960Stephan Eicher
- 1969Donnie Wahlberg
- 1974Tomomi Kahala
- 1976Scott Halberstadt
- 1981Kristin Adams
- 1987Paolo Serrano
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)
- 1920Lida Moser, American photographer and author (d. 2014)
- 1923Larry Rivers, American painter and sculptor (d. 2002)
- 1944Larry Ellison, American businessman, co-founded the Oracle Corporation
- 1951Robert Joy, Canadian actor and producer
- 1952Aleksandr Maksimenkov, Russian footballer and coach (d. 2012)
- 1960Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer-songwriter (Grauzone)
- 1964Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1976Scott Halberstadt, American actor
- 1992Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (d. 2013)
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.
- 1186Georgenberg Pact: Ottokar IV, Duke of Styria and Leopold V, Duke of Austria sign a heritage agreement in which Ottokar gives his duchy to Leopold and to his son Frederick under the stipulation that Austria and Styria would henceforth remain undivided.
- 1585A first group of colonists sent by Sir Walter Raleigh under the charge of Ralph Lane lands in the New World to create Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island, off the coast of present-day North Carolina.
- 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.
- 1597Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
- 1862American Indian Wars: The Dakota War of 1862 begins in Minnesota as Lakota warriors attack white settlements along the Minnesota River.
- 1942World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
- 1950Hill 303 massacre: American POWs are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
- 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 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 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: Terry Bradshaw, Gina Glocksen, Gregory La Cava, Leslie Cheung, Pooja Shah, Brandon Call, Markus Feehily, Hayes Carll, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Aska Yang.
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), Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1988.
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 1988 is Poppy for preparedness.
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
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Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 5,114,557,167. (U.S. Census Bureau)
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?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 139,142,510 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1988. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 1988 is 380,171. 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 51,538 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 64,133 times in the year 1988. Any chance you are Jessica or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 17, 1988. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 230th day of 1988
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 33rd Wednesday of 1988
- Next same calendar year: 2044
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 148 days
- Age on next birthday: 31 years old
- Days since birth: 11,174 days
- Days spent sleeping: 3,725 days
- Years spent sleeping: 10.20 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 379
- Next full moon: April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 2020
- Age in dog years: 177 dog years old using a Labrador Retriever breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- 1988 world population: 5,114,557,167
- Number one song: Roll With It by Steve Winwood (August 20, 1988)
- Babies born in 1988: 139,142,510
- Babies born in 1988 every day: 380,171
- Babies born in 1988 every minute: 264
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 51,538 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 64,133 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 8, 1911 – Edmundo Rivero, Argentinian singer-songwriter (d. 1986); November 20, 1975 – Joshua Gomez, American actor; September 28, 1923 – William Windom, American actor (d. 2012).
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