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January 17, 1979 was a Wednesday and it was the 17th day of the year 1979. It was the 3rd Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2029. 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 216 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,490 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 5,163 days or 14.14 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 524 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 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 25, 2010.
If a dog named Bravo - a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 209 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 Bravo will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Bravo will age 4.5 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.
- 1939Maury Povich
- 1955Steve Earle
- 1959Momoe Yamaguchi
- 1961Brian Helgeland
- 1962Ari Up
- 1962Jim Carrey
- 1967Song Kang-ho
- 1972Benno Fürmann
- 1977Leigh Whannell
- 1986Max Adler
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.
- 1814Ellen Wood, English author (d. 1887)
- 1886Ronald Firbank, English-Italian author (d. 1926)
- 1914Anacleto Angelini, Italian-Chilean businessman (d. 2007)
- 1920Corsica Joe, French-American wrestler (d. 2010)
- 1925Abdul Hafeez Kardar, Pakistani cricketer and author (d. 1996)
- 1943Chris Montez, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1957Ann Nocenti, American journalist and author
- 1957Keith Chegwin, English television host and actor
- 1974Danny Bhoy, Scottish comedian and actor
- 1986Viktor Stålberg, Swedish ice hockey player
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.
- 1811Mexican War of Independence: In the Battle of Calderón Bridge, a heavily outnumbered Spanish force of 6,000 troops defeats nearly 100,000 Mexican revolutionaries.
- 1852The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Boer colonies of the Transvaal.
- 1893Lorrin A. Thurston, along with the Citizens’ Committee of Public Safety led the Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii and the government of Queen Liliuokalani.
- 1903El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico becomes part of the United States National Forest System as the Luquillo Forest Reserve.
- 1913Raymond Poincaré is elected President of France.
- 1946The UN Security Council holds its first session.
- 1949The Goldbergs, the first sitcom on American television, airs for the first time.
- 1991Harald V becomes King of Norway on the death of his father, Olav V.
- 1996The Czech Republic applies for membership of the European Union.
- 1997Cape Canaveral Air Force Station: A Delta 2 carrying a GPS2R satellite explodes 13 seconds after launch, dropping 250 tons of burning rocket remains around the launch pad.
View the complete list of January 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 17, and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Darryl F. Zanuck, Rita Rudner, La'Myia Good, Kwon Yuri, Martha Scott, Sergio Basañez, Jake Bugg, David Manners, Jimmy Barnes, Anton Maiden.
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), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 17, 1979.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th January 1979 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on December 31, 1967. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +170. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on October 26, 1974. Your score is -206. 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 4,379,013,942. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Le Freak by Chic as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 20, 1979). 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 Mongolia approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, temple-dancer.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition – is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 123,688,258 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 17th January 1979 is 338,872. That’s equivalent to 235 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 56,718 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,733 times in the year 1979. 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, 1979. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 17th day of 1979
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 3rd Wednesday of 1979
- Next same calendar year: 2029
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 216 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,490 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,163 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.14 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 524
- Next full moon: June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 25, 2010
- Age in dog years: 209 dog years old using a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: December 31, 1967 (+170)
- Worst compatible birthday: October 26, 1974 (-206)
- 1979 world population: 4,379,013,942
- Number one song: Le Freak by Chic (January 20, 1979)
- Babies born in 1979: 123,688,258
- Babies born in 1979 every day: 338,872
- Babies born in 1979 every minute: 235
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,718 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,733 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.I.MCMLXXIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 28, 1915 – Pops Staples, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Staple Singers) (d. 2000); January 8, 1975 – Harris Jayaraj, Indian composer and producer; March 8, 1933 – Luca Ronconi, Italian actor and director (d. 2015).
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