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October 17, 1980 was a Friday and it was the 291st day of the year 1980. It was the 42nd Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1980 calendar will be in 2036. 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 122 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,853 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 4,951 days or 13.56 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 503 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 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on June 25, 2012.
If a dog named Bugga - a Alaskan Malamute breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 228 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 Bugga will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Bugga will age 5-6 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.
- 1921Tom Poston
- 1948George Wendt
- 1951Shari Ulrich
- 1956Fran Cosmo
- 1957Lawrence Bender
- 1966Mark Gatiss
- 1969Wyclef Jean
- 1975Vina Morales
- 1988Yuko Oshima
- 1992Jacob Artist
View the complete list of October 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1688Domenico Zipoli, Italian missionary and composer (d. 1726)
- 1719Jacques Cazotte, French author and academic (d. 1792)
- 1814Yakiv Holovatsky, Ukrainian historian, scholar, and poet (d. 1888)
- 1915Arthur Miller, American playwright and screenwriter (d. 2005)
- 1920Miguel Delibes, Spanish journalist and author (d. 2010)
- 1929Mário Wilson, Mozambican footballer and manager
- 1936Hiroo Kanamori, Japanese-American seismologist and academic
- 1966Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and sportscaster
- 1979Alexandros Nikolaidis, Greek martial artist
- 1990Arisa Murata, Japanese skier
View the complete list of October 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1888Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).
- 1918Haitian rebels attack the barracks of the Gendarmerie of Haiti, igniting the Second Caco War
- 1943The Holocaust: Sobibór extermination camp is closed.
- 1973OPEC imposes an oil embargo against a number of Western countries, considered to have helped Israel in its war against Egypt and Syria.
- 1979Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 1979The Department of Education Organization Act is signed into law creating the US Department of Education and US Department of Health and Human Services.
- 19891989 Loma Prieta earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) hits the San Francisco Bay Area and causes 57 deaths directly (and 6 indirectly).
- 2000Train crash at Hatfield, north of London, leading to collapse of Railtrack.
View the complete list of October 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17, and 1980 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Giovanni Frezza, Jean-Marie Poiré, Mark Anthony Fernandez, John Hannah, Kisaki, Claudine Clark, Anneliese van der Pol, Diane Kruger, Deathprod, Stevie Wright.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎ (The Scales) – a cardinal sign with Air 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), Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on October 17, 1980.
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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th October 1980 is Cosmos for constancy.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on January 10, 1967. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +113. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on June 22, 2003. Your score is -109. 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 4,451,362,735. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Another One Bites the Dust by Queen as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 18, 1980). 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 Burma approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, cook, carpenter.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Natural talent of psychologist, you knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your problem – to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 125,148,676 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1980. The estimated number of babies born on 17th October 1980 is 341,936. That’s equivalent to 237 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 Jennifer. This name was given to 58,376 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,693 times in the year 1980. Any chance you are Jennifer 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 October 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 October 17, 1980. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 291st day of 1980
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 42nd Friday of 1980
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 122 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,853 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,951 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.56 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 503
- Next full moon: June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 25, 2012
- Age in dog years: 228 dog years old using a Alaskan Malamute breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- Western zodiac sign: Libra ♎ (The Scales)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Venus – the planet of love and beauty
- Western zodiac gemstone: Chrysolite
- Eastern zodiac animal: Monkey
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Opal
- Mystical birthstone: Jasper (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Cosmos for constancy
- Best compatible birthday: January 10, 1967 (+113)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 22, 2003 (-109)
- 1980 world population: 4,451,362,735
- Number one song: Another One Bites the Dust by Queen (October 18, 1980)
- Babies born in 1980: 125,148,676
- Babies born in 1980 every day: 341,936
- Babies born in 1980 every minute: 237
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 58,376 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,693 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.X.MCMLXXX
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 13, 1964 – Yamantaka Eye, Japanese singer (Boredoms); September 14, 1986 – Tinchy Stryder, Ghanaian-English rapper and producer (Roll Deep); February 12, 1956 – Arsenio Hall, American actor and talk show host.
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