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May 17, 1987 was a Sunday and it was the 137th day of the year 1987. The next time you can reuse your old 1987 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 was Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 234 days left before your next birthday. You will be 31 years old when that day comes. There have been 11,089 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 375 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.
- 1911Lisa Fonssagrives
- 1911Maureen O'Sullivan
- 1938Pervis Jackson
- 1941Grace Zabriskie
- 1947Andrew Latimer
- 1955David Townsend
- 1973Matthew McGrory
- 1973Tamsier Joof
- 1974Andrea Corr
- 1990Leven Rambin
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 17.
- 1821Sebastian Kneipp, German priest and therapist (d. 1897)
- 1914Chang Ch'ung-ho, Chinese-American poet, calligrapher, and educator (d. 2015)
- 1920Harry Männil, Estonian-Venezuelan businessman, co-founded ACO Group (d. 2010)
- 1957Anne Main, Welsh-English educator and politician
- 1961Justin King, English businessman
- 1962Rosalind Picard, American computer scientist and engineer, co-founded Affectiva
- 1970Jordan Knight, American singer-songwriter (New Kids on the Block)
- 1973Sasha Alexander, American actress and producer
- 1981Leon Osman, English footballer
- 1987Edvald Boasson Hagen, Norwegian cyclist
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1521Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.
- 1590Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.
- 1775American Revolutionary War: the Continental Congress bans trade with Quebec.
- 1805Muhammad Ali becomes Wāli of Egypt.
- 1849A large fire nearly burns St. Louis, Missouri to the ground.
- 1863Rosalía de Castro publishes Cantares Gallegos, the first book in the Galician language.
- 1865The International Telegraph Union (later the International Telecommunication Union) is established in Paris.
- 1943World War II: the Dambuster Raids by No. 617 Squadron RAF on German dams.
- 1980General Chun Doo-hwan of South Korea seizes control of the government and declares martial law in order to suppress student demonstrations.
- 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.
View the complete list of historical events for May 17.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 17 and 1987 reveal that your Life Path number is 2. It represents balance, harmony and partnership. You have the soul of an artist. You are a fine companion and possess a good sense of humor. Friends seek you out for your calming and peaceful company.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: R. G. Armstrong, Nicole Paggi, Edward Arnold, James Buckley, Lou DiBella, Marguerite Piazza, William So, Anthony Newley, Paul de Leeuw, Chris Potter.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 17 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rabbit is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on May 17, 1987.
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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.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was With or Without You by U2 as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 23, 1987). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 26, 1974 – Nicole Saba, Lebanese singer and actress (The 4 Cats); August 19, 1982 – Erika Christensen, American actress; October 23, 1949 – Würzel, English singer and guitarist (Motörhead) (d. 2011).
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