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January 17, 1978 was a Tuesday and it was the 17th day of the year 1978. It was the 3rd Tuesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 167 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,539 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 5,180 days or 14.18 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 526 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) happened sometime on September 25, 2009.
If a dog named Chotoo - a Lowchen breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 188 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 Chotoo will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Chotoo 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.
- 1903Warren Hull
- 1947Jane Elliot
- 1948Jim Ladd
- 1949Andy Kaufman
- 1956Jonathan Linsley
- 1969Dave Lamb
- 1971Youki Kudoh
- 1974Vesko Kountchev
- 1984Kelvin Fletcher
- 1986Hale Appleman
View the complete list of January 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 17.
- 1732Stanisław August Poniatowski, Polish-Lithuanian king (d. 1798)
- 1867Carl Laemmle, German-American film producer, co-founded Universal Studios (d. 1939)
- 1931Don Zimmer, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2014)
- 1934Donald Cammell, Scottish-American director and screenwriter (d. 1996)
- 1934Zlatko Papec, Croatian footballer and manager (d. 2013)
- 1947Jane Elliot, American actress
- 1952Ryuichi Sakamoto, Japanese pianist, composer, producer, and actor (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
- 1960Tracey Moore, Canadian voice actress and singer
- 1971Ann Wolfe, American boxer and trainer
- 1982Hwanhee, South Korean singer and actor (Fly to the Sky)
View the complete list of January 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: Battle of Cowpens – Continental troops under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan defeat British forces under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton at the battle in South Carolina.
- 1873A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, part of the Modoc War.
- 1929Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
- 1949The Goldbergs, the first sitcom on American television, airs for the first time.
- 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.
- 1977Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore is executed by a firing squad in Utah, ending a ten-year moratorium on capital punishment in the United States.
- 1981President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos lifts martial law eight years and five months after declaring it.
- 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.
- 1998Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the story of the Bill Clinton–Monica Lewinsky affair on his website The Drudge Report.
View the complete list of January 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 17, and 1978 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: Pablo Portillo, Luke Kirby, Anne Wheeler, Jesper Christensen, Ramon Bieri, Karmen Pedaru, David R. Ellis, Gustavo Santaolalla, Tracey Moore, Donald Lautrec.
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 Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on January 17, 1978.
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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th January 1978 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 29, 1967. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +119. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on April 23, 1961. Your score is -117. 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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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,304,105,753. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Baby Come Back by Player as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 21, 1978). 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 USA South-West approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, captain.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Timid, constrained, quiet person. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your main task – to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 122,638,528 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1978. The estimated number of babies born on 17th January 1978 is 335,996. That’s equivalent to 233 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 Jennifer. This name was given to 56,323 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,158 times in the year 1978. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man January 17” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 17, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 17th day of 1978
- Day of week: Tuesday
- Day of week birthstone: Ruby
- Week index: 3rd Tuesday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2022: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 167 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,539 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,180 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.18 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 526
- Next full moon: August 3 at 16:00:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 25, 2009
- Age in dog years: 188 dog years old using a Lowchen breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- 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: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: December 29, 1967 (+119)
- Worst compatible birthday: April 23, 1961 (-117)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Baby Come Back by Player (January 21, 1978)
- Babies born in 1978: 122,638,528
- Babies born in 1978 every day: 335,996
- Babies born in 1978 every minute: 233
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,323 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,158 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.I.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 4, 1969 – Abraham Benrubi, American actor; November 28, 1991 – Jessica Robinson, English singer and actress; March 27, 1935 – Lars Andreas Larssen, Norwegian actor (d. 2014).
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