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January 17, 1966 was a Monday and it was the 17th day of the year 1966. It was the 3rd Monday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1966 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 33 days left before your next birthday. You will be 53 years old when that day comes. There have been 19,325 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 6,442 days or 17.64 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 654 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 December 22 at 17:50:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 25, 1997.
If a dog named Taeko - a Fox Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 228 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 Taeko will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Taeko will age 4 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.
- 1944Françoise Hardy
- 1949Mick Taylor
- 1956Mitch Vogel
- 1959Susanna Hoffs
- 1961Brian Helgeland
- 1964Michelle Fairley
- 1966Stephin Merritt
- 1972Benno Fürmann
- 1984Kelvin Fletcher
- 1997Jack Vidgen
View the complete list of January 17 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 17.
- 1463Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (d. 1525)
- 1501Leonhart Fuchs, German physician and botanist (d. 1566)
- 1734François-Joseph Gossec, French composer and conductor (d. 1829)
- 1904Hem Vejakorn, Thai painter and illustrator (d. 1969)
- 1918George M. Leader, American soldier and politician, 36th Governor of Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
- 1918Keith Joseph, English lawyer and politician, Secretary of State for Education (d. 1994)
- 1922Betty White, American actress, singer, and producer
- 1933Shari Lewis, American actress, puppeteer, and television host (d. 1998)
- 1986Hale Appleman, American actor
- 1986Max Adler, American actor
View the complete list of January 17 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1648England’s Long Parliament passes the “Vote of No Addresses”, breaking off negotiations with King Charles I and thereby setting the scene for the second phase of the English Civil War.
- 1773Captain James Cook and his crew become the first Europeans to sail below the Antarctic Circle.
- 1899The United States takes possession of Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean.
- 1929Inayatullah Khan, king of the Emirate of Afghanistan abdicates the throne after only three days.
- 1944World War II: Allied forces launch the first of four assaults on Monte Cassino with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome, an effort that would ultimately take four months and cost 105,000 Allied casualties.
- 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.
- 1966Palomares incident: A B-52 bomber collides with a KC-135 Stratotanker over Spain, killing seven airmen, and dropping three 70-kiloton nuclear bombs near the town of Palomares and another one into the sea.
- 1981President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos lifts martial law eight years and five months after declaring it.
- 2010Rioting begins between Muslim and Christian groups in Jos, Nigeria, resulting in at least 200 deaths.
View the complete list of January 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 17, and 1966 reveal that your Life Path number is 4. It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Maggie Cheung, Ms. Dynamite, Amy Redford, Kemal Sunal, Saki Aibu, Geoff Edwards, Shaun Parkes, Isac Elliot, Serhan Yavaş, James Roday.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 17 is Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat) – a cardinal sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Saturn – the planet of discipline. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Snake is the mythical animal and Wood is the Eastern element of a person born on January 17, 1966.
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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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th January 1966 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 11, 1994. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +210. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on September 19, 1958. Your incompatibility 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 3,420,677,923. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was The Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 22, 1966). 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 Philippines approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, organizer of rituals.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 118,093,834 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1966. The estimated number of babies born on 17th January 1966 is 323,545. That’s equivalent to 225 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 Lisa. This name was given to 56,913 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 79,992 times in the year 1966. Any chance you are Lisa or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 17, 1966. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 17th day of 1966
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 3rd Monday of 1966
- Next same calendar year: 2022
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2020: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 33 days
- Age on next birthday: 53 years old
- Days since birth: 19,325 days
- Days spent sleeping: 6,442 days
- Years spent sleeping: 17.64 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 654
- Next full moon: December 22 at 17:50:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 25, 1997
- Age in dog years: 228 dog years old using a Fox Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 4 – It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
- Western zodiac sign: Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Saturn – the planet of discipline
- Western zodiac gemstone: Ruby
- Eastern zodiac animal: Snake
- Eastern zodiac element: Wood
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: January 11, 1994 (+210)
- Worst compatible birthday: September 19, 1958 (-158)
- 1966 world population: 3,420,677,923
- Number one song: The Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel (January 22, 1966)
- Babies born in 1966: 118,093,834
- Babies born in 1966 every day: 323,545
- Babies born in 1966 every minute: 225
- Popular girl’s name: Lisa – 56,913 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 79,992 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 26, 1944 – Jim McCann, Irish singer and guitarist (The Dubliners and The Ludlows) (d. 2015); March 13, 1977 – Kay Tse, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress; March 7, 1914 – Lee Young, American singer and drummer (d. 2008).
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