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May 17, 1939 was a Wednesday and it was the 137th day of the year 1939. It was the 20th Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1939 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 is 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 83 days left before your next birthday. You will be 80 years old when that day comes. There have been 29,137 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 9,712 days or 26.59 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 987 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 January 23, 1971.
If a dog named Boogie - a Lancashire Heeler breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 336 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 Boogie will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Boogie 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.
- 1911Lisa Fonssagrives
- 1938Pervis Jackson
- 1948Dick Gaughan
- 1956Sugar Ray Leonard
- 1960Lou DiBella
- 1969Alan Doyle
- 1973Tamsier Joof
- 1986Tahj Mowry
- 1987Ott Lepland
- 1988Nikki Reed
View the complete list of May 17 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 17.
- 1914Robert N. Thompson, American-Canadian chiropractor and politician (d. 1997)
- 1926Dietmar Schönherr, Austrian-Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
- 1943Johnny Warren, Australian footballer, coach, and sportscaster (d. 2004)
- 1946Peter Hinwood, English actor
- 1948Dick Gaughan, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Boys of the Lough)
- 1960Simon Fuller, Cypriot-English talent manager and producer, created the Idols series
- 1964Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (d. 1999)
- 1969Alan Doyle, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (Great Big Sea)
- 1974Wiki González, Venezuelan baseball player
- 1978Magdalena Zděnovcová, Czech tennis player
View the complete list of May 17 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1536The annulment of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s marriage.
- 1642Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve (1612–1676) founds the Ville Marie de Montréal.
- 1775American Revolutionary War: the Continental Congress bans trade with Quebec.
- 1849A large fire nearly burns St. Louis, Missouri to the ground.
- 1865The International Telegraph Union (later the International Telecommunication Union) is established in Paris.
- 1869Imperial Japanese forces defeat the remnants of the Tokugawa shogunate in the Battle of Hakodate to end the Boshin War.
- 1969Venera program: Soviet Venera 6 begins its descent into the atmosphere of Venus, sending back atmospheric data before being crushed by pressure.
- 1992Three days of popular protests against the government of Prime Minister of Thailand Suchinda Kraprayoon begin in Bangkok, leading to a military crackdown that results in 52 officially confirmed deaths, many disappearances, hundreds of injuries, and over 3,500 arrests.
- 2007Trains from North and South Korea cross the 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.
- 2013Two Metro-North commuter trains collide near Bridgeport, Connecticut injuring at least 72 people.
View the complete list of May 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 17, and 1939 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: Howard Leese, David McCallum, Gry Bay, Martha Smith, Sandra Nasić, Geoff Whitehorn, Corinne Hermès, Vanessa Zima, Mike Jones, Dick Gaughan.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 17 is Taurus ♉ (The Bull) – a fixed sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Venus – the planet of love and beauty. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Rabbit is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 17, 1939.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th May 1939 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on May 11, 1941. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +161. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on October 18, 1912. Your incompatibility score is -154. 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.
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 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, bard.
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?
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Mary. This name was given to 54,903 baby girls. For the boys it’s Robert. This name was recorded 59,645 times in the year 1939. Any chance you are Mary or Robert? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 17, 1939. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 137th day of 1939
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 20th Wednesday of 1939
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 83 days
- Age on next birthday: 80 years old
- Days since birth: 29,137 days
- Days spent sleeping: 9,712 days
- Years spent sleeping: 26.59 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 987
- Next full moon: March 21 at 01:44:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 23, 1971
- Age in dog years: 336 dog years old using a Lancashire Heeler 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: Taurus ♉ (The Bull)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Sapphire
- Eastern zodiac animal: Rabbit
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: May 11, 1941 (+161)
- Worst compatible birthday: October 18, 1912 (-154)
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 54,903 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Robert – 59,645 babies
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