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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 355 days left before your next birthday. You will be 31 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,968 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 371 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1904Jean Gabin
- 1938Pervis Jackson
- 1942Taj Mahal
- 1948Dick Gaughan
- 1956Sugar Ray Leonard
- 1964David Eigenberg
- 1969Alan Doyle
- 1973Josh Homme
- 1973Steve Barakatt
- 1990Kree Harrison
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.
- 1768Caroline of Brunswick (d. 1821)
- 1873Dorothy Richardson, English author and journalist (d. 1957)
- 1891Napoleon Zervas, Greek general and politician (d. 1957)
- 1941Ben Nelson, American lawyer and politician, 37th Governor of Nebraska
- 1946Peter Hinwood, English actor
- 1950Howard Ashman, American playwright and composer (d. 1991)
- 1975Laura Voutilainen, Finnish singer
- 1985Matt Ryan, American football player
- 1986Jodie Taylor, English footballer
- 1991Johanna Konta, Australian-English tennis player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1590Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.
- 1775American Revolutionary War: the Continental Congress bans trade with Quebec.
- 1808Napoleon I of France orders the annexation of the Papal States to the French Empire.
- 1814The Constitution of Norway is signed and Crown Prince Christian Frederick of Denmark is elected King of Norway by the Norwegian Constituent Assembly.
- 1849A large fire nearly burns St. Louis, Missouri to the ground.
- 1875Aristides wins the first Kentucky Derby.
- 1967Six-Day War: President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt demands dismantling of the peace-keeping UN Emergency Force in Egypt.
- 1970Thor Heyerdahl sets sail from Morocco on the papyrus boat Ra II to sail the Atlantic Ocean.
- 1980On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in the town of Chuschi, Ayacucho, starting the Internal conflict in Peru.
- 1983Lebanon, Israel, and the United States sign an agreement on Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon.
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: Robert Naylor, Henrietta Vinton Davis, Lou DiBella, Heather Graham, Jane Lapotaire, Theo Trebs, Michelle Pfeiffer, Orestis Makris, John Qualen, Kanye West.
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.
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: July 6, 1937 – Ned Beatty, American actor; July 5, 1950 – Huey Lewis, American singer-songwriter and actor (Huey Lewis and the News and Clover); January 15, 1941 – Captain Beefheart, American singer-songwriter (d. 2010).
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