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August 17, 1997 was a Sunday and it was the 229th day of the year 1997. It was the 33rd Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1997 calendar will be in 2025. 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 23 years old when that day comes. There have been 8,365 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 2,788 days or 7.63 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 284 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) will happen sometime on April 25, 2029.
If a dog named Lavinia - a Great Dane breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 136 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 Lavinia will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Lavinia 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.
- 1918Evelyn Ankers
- 1926Jean Poiret
- 1929Augie Blunt
- 1933Mark Dinning
- 1947Gary Talley
- 1951Robert Joy
- 1958Belinda Carlisle
- 1968Andriy Kuzmenko
- 1988Natalie Sandtorv
- 1994Taissa Farmiga
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.
- 1888Monty Woolley, American actor and singer (d. 1963)
- 1890Stefan Bastyr, Polish soldier and pilot (d. 1920)
- 1894William Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes, English businessman, founded Rootes Group (d. 1964)
- 1935Oleg Tabakov, Russian actor and director
- 1937Spiros Focás, Greek actor
- 1956Gail Berman, American businessman, co-founded BermanBraun
- 1968Andriy Kuzmenko, Ukrainian singer-songwriter and actor (Skryabin) (d. 2015)
- 1969Christian Laettner, American basketball player and coach
- 1983Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player
- 1987Paolo Serrano, Filipino actor
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.
- 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.
- 1723Ioan Giurgiu Patachi becomes Bishop of Făgăraș and is festively installed in his position at the St. Nicolas Cathedral in Făgăraș, after being formally confirmed earlier by Pope Clement XI.
- 1807Robert Fulton’s North River Steamboat leaves New York, New York, for Albany, New York, on the Hudson River, inaugurating the first commercial steamboat service in the world.
- 1942World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
- 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.
- 1998Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an “improper physical relationship” with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he “misled people” about the relationship.
- 2005Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh
- 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 1997 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: Galen Gering, Shirley Eaton, Udo Kier, Beverley Mitchell, Bijon Bhattacharya, Ronny Cox, Maia Morgenstern, Beck Bennett, Aimee Chan, Jason Biggs.
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), Ox is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 1997.
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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th August 1997 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on September 3, 1969. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +112. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 20, 1976. Your score is -158. 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 5,857,972,543. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was I’ll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 23, 1997). 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 Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 130,906,795 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1997. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 1997 is 358,649. That’s equivalent to 249 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 Emily. This name was given to 25,732 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 37,548 times in the year 1997. Any chance you are Emily 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, 1997. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 229th day of 1997
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 33rd Sunday of 1997
- Next same calendar year: 2025
- 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: 23 years old
- Days since birth: 8,365 days
- Days spent sleeping: 2,788 days
- Years spent sleeping: 7.63 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 284
- Next full moon: August 3 at 16:00:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 2029
- Age in dog years: 136 dog years old using a Great Dane 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: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: September 3, 1969 (+112)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 20, 1976 (-158)
- 1997 world population: 5,857,972,543
- Number one song: I’ll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 (August 23, 1997)
- Babies born in 1997: 130,906,795
- Babies born in 1997 every day: 358,649
- Babies born in 1997 every minute: 249
- Popular girl’s name: Emily – 25,732 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 37,548 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.VIII.MCMXCVII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 16, 1982 – Preston, English singer-songwriter (The Ordinary Boys); August 11, 1993 – Alyson Stoner, American actress, singer, and dancer; March 22, 1941 – Jeremy Clyde, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Chad & Jeremy).
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