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May 17, 1997 was a Saturday and it was the 137th day of the year 1997. It was the 20th Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1997 calendar will be in 2025. 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 120 days left before your next birthday. You will be 22 years old when that day comes. There have been 7,915 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 2,638 days or 7.22 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 268 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on January 23, 2029.
If a dog named Brentley - a Manchester Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 104 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 Brentley will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Brentley 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.
- 1926Dietmar Schönherr
- 1941Grace Zabriskie
- 1960Lou DiBella
- 1961Jamil Azzaoui
- 1962Craig Ferguson
- 1963Taimo Toomast
- 1976Wang Leehom
- 1985Alyssa Stringfellow
- 1991Daniel Curtis Lee
- 1996Ryan Ochoa
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.
- 1845Jacint Verdaguer, Catalan priest and poet (d. 1902)
- 1926Franz Sondheimer, German-English chemist and academic (d. 1981)
- 1934Friedrich-Wilhelm Kiel, German educator and politician
- 1939Gary Paulsen, American author
- 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)
- 1954Michael Roberts, South African-English jockey
- 1961Justin King, English businessman
- 1975Laura Voutilainen, Finnish singer
- 1981Lim Jeong-hee, South Korean singer
View the complete list of May 17 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1521Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.
- 1536George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford and four other men are executed for treason.
- 1590Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.
- 1808Napoleon I of France orders the annexation of the Papal States to the French Empire.
- 1939The Columbia Lions and the Princeton Tigers play in the United States’ first televised sporting event, a collegiate baseball game in New York City.
- 1990The General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) eliminates homosexuality from the list of psychiatric diseases.
- 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.
- 1995Shawn Nelson steals a tank from a military installation and goes on a rampage in San Diego resulting in a 25-minute police chase. Nelson is killed by an officer after the tank got stuck on a concrete barrier and tried to break free.
- 2013Two Metro-North commuter trains collide near Bridgeport, Connecticut injuring at least 72 people.
- 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 1997 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Nathalie Simard, Katerina Didaskalou, Kevin Costner, Jackson Rathbone, Jimmie Spheeris, Signe Toly Anderson, Kazuhiko Inoue, Fred Savage, Martin Starr, Kim Delaney.
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 Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on May 17, 1997.
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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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th May 1997 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on February 7, 1997. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +150. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on August 7, 1982. Your incompatibility score is -114. 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 5,857,972,543. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G. as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 17, 1997). 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 Turkey approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, tailor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 130,906,795 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1997. The estimated number of babies born on 17th May 1997 is 358,649. That’s equivalent to 249 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 Emily. This name was given to 25,732 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 37,548 times in the year 1997. Any chance you are Emily or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 17, 1997. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 137th day of 1997
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 20th Saturday of 1997
- Next same calendar year: 2025
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 120 days
- Age on next birthday: 22 years old
- Days since birth: 7,915 days
- Days spent sleeping: 2,638 days
- Years spent sleeping: 7.22 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 268
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 23, 2029
- Age in dog years: 104 dog years old using a Manchester Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 3 – It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
- 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: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: February 7, 1997 (+150)
- Worst compatible birthday: August 7, 1982 (-114)
- 1997 world population: 5,857,972,543
- Number one song: Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G. (May 17, 1997)
- Babies born in 1997: 130,906,795
- Babies born in 1997 every day: 358,649
- Babies born in 1997 every minute: 249
- Popular girl’s name: Emily – 25,732 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 37,548 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 28, 1969 – Ayelet Zurer, Israeli-American actress; July 14, 1977 – Gordon Cree, Scottish singer-songwriter and pianist; March 16, 1975 – Sienna Guillory, English model and actress.
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