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May 17, 1959 was a Sunday and it was the 137th day of the year 1959. It was the 20th Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1959 calendar will be in 2026. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 26 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,620 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 7,540 days or 20.64 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 766 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 April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 23, 1991.
If a dog named Bacon - a Portuguese Water Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 294 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 Bacon will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Bacon 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.
- 1947Andrew Latimer
- 1949Bill Bruford
- 1956Bob Saget
- 1960Simon Fuller
- 1962Craig Ferguson
- 1970Angelica Agurbash
- 1974Andrea Corr
- 1975Jonti Picking
- 1990Leven Rambin
- 1998Mio Tomonaga
View the complete list of May 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 17.
- 1768Caroline of Brunswick (d. 1821)
- 1918Birgit Nilsson, Swedish soprano and actress (d. 2005)
- 1934Ronald Wayne, American computer scientist, co-founded Apple Inc.
- 1948Dick Gaughan, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Boys of the Lough)
- 1956Dave Sim, Canadian cartoonist and author
- 1973Sasha Alexander, American actress and producer
- 1976José Guillén, Dominican-American baseball player
- 1980Davor Džalto, Bosnian historian and philosopher
- 1983DJ Yonny, American DJ and producer
- 1985Todd Redmond, American baseball player
View the complete list of May 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1536George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford and four other men are executed for treason.
- 1808Napoleon I of France orders the annexation of the Papal States to the French Empire.
- 1814Occupation of Monaco changes from French to Austrian.
- 1869Imperial Japanese forces defeat the remnants of the Tokugawa shogunate in the Battle of Hakodate to end the Boshin War.
- 1875Aristides wins the first Kentucky Derby.
- 1902Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais discovers the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient mechanical analog computer.
- 1940World War II: the old city centre of the Dutch town of Middelburg is bombed by the German Luftwaffe, to force the surrender of the Dutch armies in Zeeland.
- 1943World War II: the Dambuster Raids by No. 617 Squadron RAF on German dams.
- 1974Police in Los Angeles raid the Symbionese Liberation Army’s headquarters, killing six members, including Camilla Hall.
- 1974The Troubles: Thirty-three civilians are killed and 300 injured when the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) detonates four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. It is the deadliest attack of the Troubles and the deadliest terrorist attack in the Republic’s history. There are allegations that British state forces were involved.
View the complete list of May 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 17, and 1959 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Steven Moffat, Ellen Pompeo, Fabrice Luchini, Jamel Debbouze, Brandon Tartikoff, Meg Foster, Charo López, Jonathan Davis, Robert Mandan, Irina Pantaeva.
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), Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 17, 1959.
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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th May 1959 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on August 29, 1935. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +122. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 20, 1944. Your score is -113. 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 3,000,716,593. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 18, 1959). 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 Northern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere — politics, business, religion, housekeeping. Could be a leader.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 105,573,458 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1959. The estimated number of babies born on 17th May 1959 is 289,242. That’s equivalent to 201 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 Mary. This name was given to 54,477 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 85,255 times in the year 1959. Any chance you are Mary 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 May 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 May 17, 1959. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 137th day of 1959
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 20th Sunday of 1959
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Monday
- Day of week next year: Tuesday
- Day of week in 2023: Wednesday
- Days until next birthday: 26 days
- Age on next birthday: 62 years old
- Days since birth: 22,620 days
- Days spent sleeping: 7,540 days
- Years spent sleeping: 20.64 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 766
- Next full moon: April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 23, 1991
- Age in dog years: 294 dog years old using a Portuguese Water Dog breed
- Life path number and meaning: 1 – It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
- 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: Pig
- 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: August 29, 1935 (+122)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 20, 1944 (-113)
- 1959 world population: 3,000,716,593
- Number one song: Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison (May 18, 1959)
- Babies born in 1959: 105,573,458
- Babies born in 1959 every day: 289,242
- Babies born in 1959 every minute: 201
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 54,477 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 85,255 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.V.MCMLIX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 2, 1980 – Nadia Bjorlin, American actress and singer; October 24, 1987 – Lincoln Lewis, Australian actor; November 5, 1967 – Marcelo D2, Brazilian rapper (Planet Hemp).
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