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October 17, 1974 was a Thursday and it was the 290th day of the year 1974. The next time you can reuse your old 1974 calendar will be in 2019. 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 140 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,566 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 527 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.
- 1902Irene Ryan
- 1926Julie Adams
- 1968Ziggy Marley
- 1970Blues Saraceno
- 1971Chris Kirkpatrick
- 1974Dhondup Wangchen
- 1977Hiroyuki Hirayama
- 1984Anja Eline Skybakmoen
- 1991Brenda Asnicar
- 1992Sam Concepcion
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.
- 1853Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1920)
- 1892Herbert Howells, English organist, composer, and educator (d. 1983)
- 1900Jean Arthur, American actress and singer (d. 1991)
- 1912Jack Owens, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1982)
- 1920Montgomery Clift, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1966)
- 1955Smita Patil, Indian actress (d. 1986)
- 1970Anil Kumble, Indian cricketer
- 1975Francis Bouillon, American-Canadian ice hockey player
- 1976Nil Karaibrahimgil, Turkish singer-songwriter
- 1986Aija Brumermane, Latvian basketball player
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1806Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jacques I of Haiti is assassinated after an oppressive rule.
- 1907Guglielmo Marconi’s company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.
- 1917First British bombing of Germany in World War I.
- 1961Scores of Algerian protesters (some claim up to 400) are massacred by the Paris police at the instigation of former Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon, then chief of the Prefecture of Police.
- 1965The 1964–65 New York World’s Fair closes after a two-year run. More than 51 million people had attended the event.
- 1966A fire at a building in New York City kills 12 firefighters, the fire department’s deadliest day until the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- 1977German Autumn: Four days after it is hijacked, Lufthansa Flight 181 lands in Mogadishu, Somalia, where a team of German GSG 9 commandos later rescues all remaining hostages on board.
- 19891989 Loma Prieta earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) hits the San Francisco Bay Area and causes 57 deaths directly (and 6 indirectly).
- 1992Having gone to the wrong house for a Halloween party, Japanese exchange student Yoshihiro Hattori is shot and killed by the homeowner in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
- 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 1974 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: Julia Migenes, Scott Shriner, Dulé Hill, Eirik Glambek Bøe, Maxim Knight, Giorgos Karadimos, James Gunn, Ashley Williams, Felipe Colombo, Rachel Reilly.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Tiger is the mythical animal and Wood is the element of a person born on October 17, 1974.
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.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 19, 1974). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: March 21, 1987 – Markki Stroem, Filipino-Norwegian singer and actor; January 14, 1956 – Étienne Daho, French singer, songwriter and producer; September 12, 1955 – Peter Scolari, American actor and director.
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