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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 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 304 days left before your next birthday. You will be 30 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,653 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 361 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.
- 1895Aris Maliagros
- 1919Georgia Gibbs
- 1936Floyd Red Crow Westerman
- 1939Luther Allison
- 1947Jennifer Rhodes
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1968Andrew Koenig
- 1977Tarja Turunen
- 1982Mark Salling
- 1988Erika Toda
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.
- 1896Oliver Waterman Larkin, American historian and author (d. 1970)
- 1896Tõnis Kint, Estonian lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile (d. 1991)
- 1938Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian cleric and educator
- 1947Gary Talley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Box Tops)
- 1963Shankar, Indian director and producer
- 1966Rodney Mullen, American skateboarder and stuntman
- 1968Ed McCaffrey, American football player and sportscaster
- 1987Kemp Muhl, American model, actress, and singer
- 1990Colin Bates, American actor, singer, and dancer
- 1991Qory Sandioriva, Indonesian model, Puteri Indonesia 2009
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1717Austro-Turkish War of 1716–18: The month-long Siege of Belgrade ends with Prince Eugene of Savoy’s Austrian troops capturing the city from the Ottoman Empire.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1960Decolonization: Gabon gains independence from France.
- 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.
- 1991Strathfield massacre: In Sydney, Australia, taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots seven people and injures six others before turning the gun on himself.
View the complete list of historical events for August 17.
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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: Marian Rivera, Alicja Janosz, Abner Biberman, Bryce Dallas Howard, C. David Johnson, John Glover, Peter MacNicol, Keith Harris, Bob Mould, Sarah Gadon.
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.
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: March 24, 1926 – Dario Fo, Italian actor, director, composer, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate; August 30, 1976 – Sarah-Jane Potts, English actress; June 26, 1943 – Georgie Fame, English singer and pianist (Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings).
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