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May 17, 1985 was a Friday and it was the 137th day of the year 1985. It was the 20th Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1985 calendar will be in 2030. 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 102 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,777 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 4,592 days or 12.57 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 466 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 February 5 at 18:30:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 23, 2017.
If a dog named Marisol - a Puggle breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 168 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 Marisol will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Marisol 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
- 1946Udo Lindenberg
- 1958Paul Di'Anno
- 1960Simon Fuller
- 1962Craig Ferguson
- 1973Sasha Alexander
- 1973Steve Barakatt
- 1985Alyssa Stringfellow
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.
- 1923Michael Beetham, English commander and pilot (d. 2015)
- 1935Dennis Potter, English voice actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1994)
- 1941Grace Zabriskie, American actress
- 1949Bill Bruford, English drummer, songwriter, and producer (Yes, King Crimson, UK, Earthworks, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe, and National Health)
- 1950Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian economist and politician, 2nd President of Slovenia (d. 2008)
- 1953Luca Prodan, Italian-Argentinian singer-songwriter (Sumo and Hurlingham Reggae Band)
- 1971Shaun Hart, Australian footballer, coach, and sportscaster
- 1974William Yiampoy, Kenyan runner
- 1982Tony Parker, French-American basketball player
- 1989Tessa Virtue, Canadian ice dancer
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.
- 1590Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.
- 1805Muhammad Ali becomes Wāli of Egypt.
- 1814The Constitution of Norway is signed and Crown Prince Christian Frederick of Denmark is elected King of Norway by the Norwegian Constituent Assembly.
- 1869Imperial Japanese forces defeat the remnants of the Tokugawa shogunate in the Battle of Hakodate to end the Boshin War.
- 1900Second Boer War: British troops relieve Mafeking.
- 1902Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais discovers the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient mechanical analog computer.
- 1940World War II: Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium.
- 1983Lebanon, Israel, and the United States sign an agreement on Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon.
- 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.
- 2014A plane crash in northern Laos kills 17 people.
View the complete list of May 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 17, and 1985 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: Sofía Zámolo, Phil Chevron, Phil Alvin, Steve Brookstein, Veronica Hurst, Renn Kiriyama, Bhikhari Thakur, Magic Sam, Craig Brewer, Lee Da-hae.
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), Ox is the mythical animal and Wood is the Eastern element of a person born on May 17, 1985.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th May 1985 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on April 4, 2005. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +174. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 26, 1970. Your score is -125. 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 4,856,462,699. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Don’t You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 18, 1985). 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 Burma approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, judge.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 135,970,553 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1985. The estimated number of babies born on 17th May 1985 is 372,522. That’s equivalent to 259 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 Jessica. This name was given to 48,346 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 64,906 times in the year 1985. Any chance you are Jessica or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
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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, 1985. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 137th day of 1985
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 20th Friday of 1985
- Next same calendar year: 2030
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2025: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 102 days
- Age on next birthday: 38 years old
- Days since birth: 13,777 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,592 days
- Years spent sleeping: 12.57 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 466
- Next full moon: February 5 at 18:30:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 23, 2017
- Age in dog years: 168 dog years old using a Puggle 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: 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: Ox
- Eastern zodiac element: Wood
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: April 4, 2005 (+174)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 26, 1970 (-125)
- 1985 world population: 4,856,462,699
- Number one song: Don’t You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds (May 18, 1985)
- Babies born in 1985: 135,970,553
- Babies born in 1985 every day: 372,522
- Babies born in 1985 every minute: 259
- Popular girl’s name: Jessica – 48,346 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 64,906 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.V.MCMLXXXV
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 6, 1947 – Sandy Denny, English singer-songwriter (d. 1978); July 15, 1977 – Kitana Baker, American model and actress; September 28, 1984 – Jenny Omnichord, Canadian singer-songwriter (The Barmitzvah Brothers).
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