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October 17, 1940 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1940. The next time you can reuse your old 1940 calendar will be in 2024. 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 Thursday 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 212 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,277 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 957 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 March 31 at 12:38:00 GMT – Saturday.
If a dog named Bruce - a Shetland Sheepdog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 328 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 Bruce will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Bruce 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.
- 1902Irene Ryan
- 1917Marsha Hunt
- 1936Sathima Bea Benjamin
- 1960Rob Marshall
- 1970Blues Saraceno
- 1970Shauna O'Brien
- 1971Chris Kirkpatrick
- 1981Tsubasa Imai
- 1984Chris Lowell
- 1989Tokio Emoto
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1688Domenico Zipoli, Italian missionary and composer (d. 1726)
- 1890Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)
- 1912Jack Owens, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1982)
- 1921Maria Gorokhovskaya, Russian-Israeli gymnast (d. 2001)
- 1925Harry Carpenter, English sportscaster (d. 2010)
- 1942Steve Jones, American basketball player and sportscaster
- 1954Carlos Buhler, American mountaineer
- 1979Koichiro Nishi, Japanese actor
- 1985Baran Kosari, Iranian actress
- 1992Nanami Sakuraba, Japanese actress and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1610French king Louis XIII is crowned in Reims Cathedral.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: British General Charles, Earl Cornwallis surrenders at the Siege of Yorktown.
- 1800Britain takes control of the Dutch colony of Curaçao.
- 1806Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jacques I of Haiti is assassinated after an oppressive rule.
- 1919RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.
- 1956Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer play a famous chess game called The Game of the Century. Fischer beat Byrne and wins a Brilliancy prize.
- 1964Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies opens the artificial Lake Burley Griffin in the middle of the capital Canberra.
- 1965The 1964–65 New York World’s Fair closes after a two-year run. More than 51 million people had attended the event.
- 1989Peaceful Revolution: The East German Politburo votes to remove Erich Honecker from his role as General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany.
- 2001Israeli tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi becomes the first Israeli minister to be assassinated in a terrorist attack.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Mädchen Amick, David Strathairn, Mary Walter, Jon Lovitz, Danny Wallace, David Paich, Amanda Barrie, Stacy Keach, Franz Xaver Gerl, Harry Eden.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on October 17, 1940.
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Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
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 USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was jeweler, watch-maker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You’re always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson – to search, to find and to use this bridge.
Can you remember who you were?
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 16, 1968 – Mark Lee, Singaporean actor and singer; June 13, 1975 – Jennifer Nicole Lee, American model, actress, and author; September 23, 1981 – Natalie Horler, German singer (Cascada and Siria).
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