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June 17, 1979 was a Sunday and it was the 168th day of the year 1979. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2018. 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 Saturday. 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 270 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,975 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 473 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 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1904Ralph Bellamy
- 1910Red Foley
- 1915David "Stringbean" Akeman
- 1944Chris Spedding
- 1947Christopher Allport
- 1951Joe Piscopo
- 1967Dorothea Röschmann
- 1984John Gallagher, Jr.
- 1987Nozomi Tsuji
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for June 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jun 17.
- 1936Ken Loach, English director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1944Randy Johnson, American football player (d. 2009)
- 1948Dave Concepción, Venezuelan baseball player and manager
- 1957Jon Gries, American actor and producer
- 1958Daniel McVicar, American actor and producer
- 1966Mohammed Ghazy Al-Akhras, Iraqi journalist and author
- 1969Geoff Toovey, Australian rugby player and coach
- 1983Lee Ryan, English singer-songwriter and actor (Blue)
- 1984John Gallagher, Jr., American actor and singer
- 1988Andrew Ogilvy, Australian basketball player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for June 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1497Battle of Deptford Bridge: Forces under King Henry VII defeat troops led by Michael An Gof.
- 1579Sir Francis Drake claims a land he calls Nova Albion (modern California) for England.
- 1596The Dutch explorer Willem Barentsz discovers the Arctic archipelago of Spitsbergen.
- 1885The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
- 1901The College Board introduces its first standardized test, the forerunner to the SAT.
- 1939Last public guillotining in France: Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the Saint-Pierre prison.
- 1948A Douglas DC-6 carrying United Airlines Flight 624 crashes near Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, killing all 43 people on board.
- 1958The Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing, in the process of being built to connect Vancouver and North Vancouver (Canada), collapses into the Burrard Inlet killing many of the ironworkers and injuring others.
- 1991Apartheid: The South African Parliament repeals the Population Registration Act which required racial classification of all South Africans at birth.
- 2015Nine people are killed in a mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
View the complete list of historical events for June 17.
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Your birthday numbers 6, 17 and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Angelo Maria Amorevoli, Eir Aoi, Chelsee Healey, Damian Lewis, Paul Fox, Gerard Butler, Andre Nickatina, Maurice Cloche, Jane Merrow, Maxwell Caulfield.
The zodiac sign of a person born on June 17 is Gemini ♊. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on June 17, 1979.
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Pearl is the modern birthstone for the month of June while Moonstone is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Gemini is agate. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hot Stuff by Donna Summer as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (June 23, 1979). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 9, 1959 – Thomas Quasthoff, German opera singer; May 10, 1978 – Kenan Thompson, American actor; January 5, 1953 – Pamela Sue Martin, American actress.
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