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January 17, 1980 was a Thursday and it was the 17th day of the year 1980. It was the 3rd Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday 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 302 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,308 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 4,769 days or 13.06 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 484 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 March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 25, 2011.
If a dog named Futa - a Xoloitzcuintli breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 195 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 Futa will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Futa 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.
- 1880Mack Sennett
- 1927E.W. Swackhamer
- 1939Maury Povich
- 1943Chris Montez
- 1956Paul Young
- 1957Steve Harvey
- 1960Chatchai Plengpanich
- 1973Cuauhtémoc Blanco
- 1982Amanda Wilkinson
- 1985Riyu Kosaka
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.
- 1501Leonhart Fuchs, German physician and botanist (d. 1566)
- 1879Burt McKinnie, American golfer (d. 1946)
- 1907Henk Badings, Indonesian-Dutch composer and engineer (d. 1987)
- 1932Sheree North, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2005)
- 1945Javed Akhtar, Indian poet, playwright, and composer
- 1958Tony Kouzarides, English biologist, cancer researcher
- 1968Svetlana Masterkova, Russian runner
- 1971Richard Burns, English race car driver (d. 2005)
- 1980Modestas Stonys, Lithuanian footballer
- 1980Zooey Deschanel, American singer-songwriter and actress (She & Him)
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.
- 395Emperor Theodosius I dies in Mediolanum (Milan), the Roman Empire is re-divided into an eastern and a western half. The Eastern Roman Empire is centered in Constantinople under Arcadius, son of Theodosius, and the Western Roman Empire in Mediolanum under Honorius, his brother (aged 10).
- 1562France recognizes the Huguenots by the Edict of Saint-Germain.
- 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.
- 1799Maltese patriot Dun Mikiel Xerri, along with a number of other patriots, is executed.
- 1899The United States takes possession of Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean.
- 1917The United States pays Denmark 25 million for the Virgin Islands.
- 1941Franco-Thai War: French forces inflict a decisive defeat over the Royal Thai Navy.
- 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.
- 1945Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is taken into Soviet custody while in Hungary; he is never publicly seen again.
- 1949The Goldbergs, the first sitcom on American television, airs for the first time.
View the complete list of January 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 17, and 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Clara Blandick, Machine Gun Kelly, J. P. Dutta, Jimmy Somerville, Brad Slaight, Masako Nozawa, Andy Russell, Emily Tennant, Dorothea Barth Jörgensen, Caroline Dhavernas.
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), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 17, 1980.
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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th January 1980 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 Love Match compatibility score of +173. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 18, 1953. Your incompatibility score is -188. 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 4,451,362,735. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Rock with You by Michael Jackson as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 19, 1980). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 975. Your profession was jeweler, watch-maker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Inquisitive, inventive, liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson – to search, to find and to use this bridge.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 125,148,676 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1980. The estimated number of babies born on 17th January 1980 is 341,936. That’s equivalent to 237 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 58,376 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,693 times in the year 1980. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 17, 1980. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 17th day of 1980
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 3rd Thursday of 1980
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2021: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 302 days
- Age on next birthday: 40 years old
- Days since birth: 14,308 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,769 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.06 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 484
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 25, 2011
- Age in dog years: 195 dog years old using a Xoloitzcuintli breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- 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: Sheep
- 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 (+173)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 18, 1953 (-188)
- 1980 world population: 4,451,362,735
- Number one song: Rock with You by Michael Jackson (January 19, 1980)
- Babies born in 1980: 125,148,676
- Babies born in 1980 every day: 341,936
- Babies born in 1980 every minute: 237
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 58,376 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,693 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 14, 1962 – Ginger Lynn, American model and actress; May 31, 1934 – Jim Hutton, American actor (d. 1979); June 12, 1942 – Len Barry, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Dovells).
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