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October 17, 1979 was a Wednesday and it was the 290th day of the year 1979. The next time you can reuse your old 1979 calendar will be in 2018. 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 83 days left before your next birthday. You will be 38 years old when that day comes. There have been 13,797 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 467 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 August 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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.
- 1900Jean Arthur
- 1926Julie Adams
- 1960Guy Henry
- 1963Norm Macdonald
- 1970Shauna O'Brien
- 1975Vina Morales
- 1976Nil Karaibrahimgil
- 1988Yuko Oshima
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1577Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (d. 1621)
- 1623Francis Turretin, Swiss-Italian minister, theologian, and academic (d. 1687)
- 1725John Wilkes, English journalist and politician (d. 1797)
- 1946Adam Michnik, Polish journalist and historian
- 1947Michael McKean, American singer-songwriter, actor, and director
- 1974Matthew Macfadyen, English actor
- 1977Hiroyuki Hirayama, Japanese actor
- 1983Mitch Talbot, American baseball player
- 1990Patrick Lambie, South African rugby player
- 1992Sam Concepcion, Filipino singer, dancer, and actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 456Battle of Placentia: Ricimer, supported by Majorian (comes domesticorum), defeats the Roman usurper Avitus near Piacenza (Northern Italy) .
- 1610French king Louis XIII is crowned in Reims Cathedral.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: British General John Burgoyne surrenders his army at Saratoga, New York.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: British General Charles, Earl Cornwallis surrenders at the Siege of Yorktown.
- 1941German troops execute the male population of the villages Kerdyllia in Serres, Greece.
- 1943The Holocaust: Sobibór extermination camp is closed.
- 1945A massive number of people, headed by CGT, gather in the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina to demand Juan Perón’s release. It calls “el día de la lealtad peronista” (peronista loyalty day)
- 1945Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens becomes Prime Minister of Greece between the pull-out of the German occupation force in 1944 and the return of King Georgios II to Greece.
- 1964Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies opens the artificial Lake Burley Griffin in the middle of the capital Canberra.
- 2000Train crash at Hatfield, north of London, leading to collapse of Railtrack.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1979 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Aaron Dismuke, Cory Gunz, Elizabeth Montgomery, Hoodie Allen, Jeane Manson, Mark Webber, The Iron Sheik, Ryan Shore, Luis Manzano, Machiko Kyō.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on October 17, 1979.
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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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Rise by Herb Alpert as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 20, 1979). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 13, 1974 – Robbie Williams, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor; December 20, 1971 – Roger J. Beaujard, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Mortician and Malignancy); March 14, 1969 – Larry Johnson, American basketball player and actor.
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