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May 17, 1998 was a Sunday and it was the 137th day of the year 1998. It was the 20th Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1998 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 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 265 days left before your next birthday. You will be 22 years old when that day comes. There have been 7,771 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 2,590 days or 7.09 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 263 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 September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on January 23, 2030.
If a dog named Belle - a English Foxhound breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 114 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 Belle will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Belle 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.
- 1889Dorothy Gibson
- 1935Dennis Potter
- 1941Grace Zabriskie
- 1946Udo Lindenberg
- 1956Sugar Ray Leonard
- 1973Josh Homme
- 1973Sasha Alexander
- 1974Andrea Corr
- 1976Kandi Burruss
- 1996Ryan Ochoa
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.
- 1743Seth Warner, American colonel (d. 1784)
- 1864Ante Trumbić, Croatian lawyer and politician, 27th Mayor of Split (d. 1938)
- 1891Napoleon Zervas, Greek general and politician (d. 1957)
- 1912Ace Parker, American baseball and football player (d. 2013)
- 1923Michael Beetham, English commander and pilot (d. 2015)
- 1926Franz Sondheimer, German-English chemist and academic (d. 1981)
- 1958Paul Di'Anno, English singer-songwriter (Iron Maiden and Gogmagog)
- 1973Josh Homme, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal, Them Crooked Vultures, and Kyuss)
- 1974Eddie Lewis, American soccer player
- 1990Katrina Hart, English runner
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.
- 1521Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.
- 1805Muhammad Ali becomes Wāli of Egypt.
- 1859Members of the Melbourne Football Club codified the first rules of Australian rules football.
- 1865The International Telegraph Union (later the International Telecommunication Union) is established in Paris.
- 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.
- 1973Watergate scandal: Televised hearings begin in the United States Senate.
- 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.
- 2006The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.
- 2015At least 9 people are killed and 18 injured, some by law enforcement and others in gunfire exchanges, in a shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas.
View the complete list of May 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 17, and 1998 reveal that your Life Path number is 22. It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Tony Britton, Sunnyland Slim, Audrey Tautou, Daniel Küblböck, Danijela Martinović, Dmitry Koldun, Slavko Avsenik, Jerry Dexter, Russell Senior, Rider Strong.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on May 17, 1998.
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 1998 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on March 12, 1986. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +133. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on July 20, 1976. Your incompatibility score is -110. 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 5,935,213,248. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was My All by Mariah Carey as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (May 23, 1998). 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 130,687,872 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1998. The estimated number of babies born on 17th May 1998 is 358,049. 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 26,181 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 36,614 times in the year 1998. Any chance you are Emily 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, 1998. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 137th day of 1998
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 20th Sunday of 1998
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 265 days
- Age on next birthday: 22 years old
- Days since birth: 7,771 days
- Days spent sleeping: 2,590 days
- Years spent sleeping: 7.09 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 263
- Next full moon: September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 23, 2030
- Age in dog years: 114 dog years old using a English Foxhound breed
- Life path number and meaning: 22 – It is a master number that represents practical idealism and material mastery. You were born under the most powerful and potentially the most successful of all Life Path numbers.
- 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: Tiger
- 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: March 12, 1986 (+133)
- Worst compatible birthday: July 20, 1976 (-110)
- 1998 world population: 5,935,213,248
- Number one song: My All by Mariah Carey (May 23, 1998)
- Babies born in 1998: 130,687,872
- Babies born in 1998 every day: 358,049
- Babies born in 1998 every minute: 249
- Popular girl’s name: Emily – 26,181 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 36,614 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.V.MCMXCVIII
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