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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 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 115 days left before your next birthday. You will be 42 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,226 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 5,075 days or 13.90 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 516 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 October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 25, 2011.
If a dog named Pippi - a Portuguese Water Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 204 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 Pippi will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Pippi 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.
- 1733Thomas Linley the elder
- 1931James Earl Jones
- 1932Sheree North
- 1942Nancy Parsons
- 1959Susanna Hoffs
- 1966Joshua Malina
- 1971Sylvie Testud
- 1981Scott Mechlowicz
- 1989Hollie-Jay Bowes
- 1993Frankie Cocozza
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.
- 1853Alva Belmont, American-French activist (d. 1933)
- 1863Constantin Stanislavski, Russian actor and director (d. 1938)
- 1879Burt McKinnie, American golfer (d. 1946)
- 1905Guillermo Stábile, Argentinian footballer and manager (d. 1966)
- 1942Ulf Hoelscher, German violinist and educator
- 1948Jim Ladd, American radio host and producer
- 1949Andy Kaufman, American actor and comedian (d. 1984)
- 1969Tiësto, Dutch DJ and producer (Gouryella and Kamaya Painters)
- 1973Aaron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- 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.
- 1287King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca.
- 1524Giovanni da Verrazzano sets sail westward from Madeira to find a sea route to the Pacific Ocean.
- 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.
- 1929Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
- 1945The Nazis begin the evacuation of the Auschwitz concentration camp as Soviet forces close in.
- 1946The UN Security Council holds its first session.
- 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.
- 1983The tallest department store in the world, Hudson’s flagship store in downtown Detroit, closes due to high cost of operating.
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: Melissa O'Neil, Jill Scott, Seo Yuna, Gunner McGrath, Billie Whitelaw, Arline Judge, Natasha Pyne, Prabhu Deva, Katrina Bowden, Nardwuar the Human Serviette.
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 Birthday 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 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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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 4,451,362,735. (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)
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, 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: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 115 days
- Age on next birthday: 42 years old
- Days since birth: 15,226 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,075 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.90 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 516
- Next full moon: October 20 at 14:58:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 25, 2011
- Age in dog years: 204 dog years old using a Portuguese Water Dog 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
- Roman numerals: XVII.I.MCMLXXX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 14, 1945 – Herman van Veen, Dutch singer-songwriter and actor; September 21, 1987 – Ryan Guzman, American actor and dancer; November 11, 1965 – Max Mutchnick, American screenwriter and producer.
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