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January 17, 1956 was a Tuesday and it was the 17th day of the year 1956. The next time you can reuse your old 1956 calendar will be in 2040. 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 152 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,494 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 762 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 6 at 07:04:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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.
- 1943Geoffrey Deuel
- 1956Jonathan Linsley
- 1956Paul Young
- 1957Keith Chegwin
- 1961Brian Helgeland
- 1962Ari Up
- 1963Kai Hansen
- 1967Song Kang-ho
- 1970Genndy Tartakovsky
- 1985Simone Simons
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 17.
- 1899Nevil Shute, English engineer and author (d. 1960)
- 1925Robert Cormier, American author and journalist (d. 2000)
- 1938Percy Qoboza, South African journalist and author (d. 1988)
- 1941Gillian Weir, New Zealand-English organist and educator
- 1957Keith Chegwin, English television host and actor
- 1970Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-American animator, director, and producer
- 1971Paolo Vaccari, Italian rugby player and manager
- 1980Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian-American dancer and choreographer
- 1982Amanda Wilkinson, Canadian singer (The Wilkinsons and Small Town Pistols)
- 1982Dwyane Wade, American basketball player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 17.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1608Emperor Susenyos I of Ethiopia surprises an Oromo army at Ebenat; his army reportedly kills 12,000 Oromo at the cost of 400 of his men.
- 1950The Great Brink’s Robbery: Eleven thieves steal more than 2 million from an armored car company’s offices in Boston.
- 1961Former Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba is murdered in circumstances suggesting the support and complicity of the governments of Belgium and the United States.
- 1961U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers a televised farewell address to the nation three days before leaving office, in which he warns against the accumulation of power by the “military–industrial complex” as well as the dangers of massive spending, especially deficit spending.
- 1982“Cold Sunday”: in numerous cities in the United States temperatures fall to their lowest levels in over 100 years.
- 1983The tallest department store in the world, Hudson’s flagship store in downtown Detroit, closes due to high cost of operating.
- 19941994 Northridge earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Northridge, California.
- 1995The Great Hanshin earthquake: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurs near Kobe, Japan, causing extensive property damage and killing 6,434 people.
- 2002Mount Nyiragongo erupts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, displacing an estimated 400,000 people.
- 2007The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea nuclear testing.
View the complete list of historical events for January 17.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 17 and 1956 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Lolita Davidovich, Ely Buendia, Vikram Chatwal, Thom Fitzgerald, Divine Brown, Rod de'Ath, Harry Wayne Casey, Josh Klinghoffer, Patrick Fabian, Beardyman.
The zodiac sign of a person born on January 17 is Capricorn ♑. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Sheep is the mythical animal and Wood is the element of a person born on January 17, 1956.
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Garnet is the modern birthstone for the month of January while Emerald is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Capricorn is ruby. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 4, 1948 – Shakin' Stevens, Welsh singer-songwriter (Shakin' Stevens and the Sunsets); November 3, 1946 – Tom Savini, American actor, stuntman, director, and make-up artist; May 27, 1988 – Allyn Rose, American model and volleyball player, Miss Maryland USA 2011.
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