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October 17, 1987 was a Saturday and it was the 290th day of the year 1987. The next time you can reuse your old 1987 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 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 144 days left before your next birthday. You will be 30 years old when that day comes. There have been 10,814 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 366 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.
- 1946Bob Seagren
- 1962Mike Judge
- 1970Blues Saraceno
- 1971Chris Kirkpatrick
- 1972Sharon Leal
- 1974Dhondup Wangchen
- 1979Koichiro Nishi
- 1983Riki Miura
- 1984Anja Eline Skybakmoen
- 1988Yuko Oshima
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.
- 1892Theodor Eicke, German general (d. 1943)
- 1908Red Rolfe, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1969)
- 1926Beverly Garland, American actress (d. 2008)
- 1951Roger Pontare, Swedish singer
- 1969Ernie Els, South African golfer and sportscaster
- 1969Wood Harris, American actor and producer
- 1970Blues Saraceno, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Poison)
- 1970John Mabry, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster
- 1984Randall Munroe, American author and illustrator
- 1990Arisa Murata, Japanese skier
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1888Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).
- 1933Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and moves to the United States.
- 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.
- 1973OPEC imposes an oil embargo against a number of Western countries, considered to have helped Israel in its war against Egypt and Syria.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 1987 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Jacky Cheung, Milton Nascimento, Nick Nolte, Anthony Michaels-Moore, Brian Bonsall, Elle Macpherson, Arthur Franz, PewDiePie, Nancy Meyers, Fabian Forte.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rabbit is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on October 17, 1987.
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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Lost in Emotion by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 17, 1987). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 2, 1935 – Amidou, Moroccan-French actor (d. 2013); June 4, 1987 – Mollie King, English singer-songwriter (The Saturdays); August 31, 1948 – Ken McMullen, English director, producer, and screenwriter.
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