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February 17, 1977 was a Thursday and it was the 48th day of the year 1977. The next time you can reuse your old 1977 calendar will be in 2022. 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 Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 264 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,711 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 498 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1821Lola Montez
- 1919Kathleen Freeman
- 1945Brenda Fricker
- 1957Loreena McKennitt
- 1962Lou Diamond Phillips
- 1971Denise Richards
- 1981Joseph Gordon-Levitt
- 1982Jill de Jong
- 1991Ed Sheeran
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for February 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Feb 17.
- 1854Friedrich Alfred Krupp, German businessman (d. 1902)
- 1896Webu Sayadaw, Theravada Buddhist monk, and vipassanā master (d. 1977)
- 1906Mary Brian, American actress (d. 2002)
- 1925Ron Goodwin, English composer and conductor (d. 2003)
- 1935Christina Pickles, English-American actress and producer
- 1948Rick Majerus, American basketball player and coach (d. 2012)
- 1953Annie Schreijer-Pierik, Dutch politician
- 1962David McComb, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Triffids and The Blackeyed Susans) (d. 1999)
- 1973Raphaël Ibañez, French rugby player
- 1980Al Harrington, American basketball player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for February 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1500Duke Friedrich and Duke Johann attempt to subdue the peasantry of Dithmarschen, Denmark, in the Battle of Hemmingstedt.
- 1838Weenen massacre: Hundreds of Voortrekkers along the Blaukraans River, Natal are killed by Zulus.
- 1854The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Orange Free State.
- 1944World War II: Operation Hailstone begins. U.S. naval air, surface, and submarine attack against Truk Lagoon, Japan’s main base in the central Pacific, in support of the Eniwetok invasion.
- 1944World War II: The Battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins. The battle ends in an American victory on February 22.
- 1965Project Ranger: The Ranger 8 probe launches on its mission to photograph the Mare Tranquillitatis region of the Moon in preparation for the manned Apollo missions. Mare Tranquillitatis or the “Sea of Tranquility” would become the site chosen for the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
- 1980Mount Everest, 1st Winter Ascent by Krzysztof Wielicki and Leszek Cichy.
- 1996NASA’s Discovery Program begins as the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft lifts off on the first mission ever to orbit and land on an asteroid, 433 Eros.
- 2008Kosovo declares independence as the Republic of Kosovo.
- 2011Libyan protests begin. In Bahrain, security forces launched a deadly pre-dawn raid on protesters in Pearl Roundabout in Manama, the day is locally known as Bloody Thursday.
View the complete list of historical events for February 17.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 17 and 1977 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jon Bernthal, Emma Chambers, Marina Sirtis, Eddie Lawrence, Paul Bown, Larry Chance, Aleksandra Szwed, Joshua Ledet, Guy Mitchell, Shock G.
The zodiac sign of a person born on February 17 is Aquarius ♒. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on February 17, 1977.
Amethyst is the modern birthstone for the month of February while Bloodstone is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Aquarius is garnet. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Blinded by the Light by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (February 19, 1977). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 5, 1906 – John Huston, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1987); June 25, 1950 – Michel Côté, Canadian actor and screenwriter; March 31, 1925 – Jean Coutu, Canadian actor and director (d. 1999).
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