Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 17th of October 1998 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
October 17, 1998 was a Saturday and it was the 290th day of the year 1998. It was the 42nd Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1998 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 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 180 days left before your next birthday. You will be 23 years old when that day comes. There have been 8,221 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 2,740 days or 7.50 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 278 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 April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on June 25, 2030.
If a dog named Auggie - a Canaan Dog breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 119 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 Auggie will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Auggie will age 4.5 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.
- 1864Elinor Glyn
- 1908Hjördis Petterson
- 1946Bob Seagren
- 1948Margot Kidder
- 1960Rob Marshall
- 1970Blues Saraceno
- 1972Sharon Leal
- 1975Despina Olympiou
- 1977Bryan Bertino
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.
- 1729Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, French composer and academic (d. 1817)
- 1921Tom Poston, American actor (d. 2007)
- 1936Hiroo Kanamori, Japanese-American seismologist and academic
- 1940Peter Stringfellow, English businessman
- 1955Tyrone Mitchell, American murderer (d. 1984)
- 1958Howard Alden, American guitarist
- 1979Marcela Bovio, Mexican singer-songwriter and violinist (Stream of Passion and Elfonía)
- 1980Alessandro Piccolo, Italian race car driver
- 1983Junichi Miyashita, Japanese swimmer
- 1986Yannick Ponsero, French figure skater
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.
- 1346Battle of Neville’s Cross: King David II of Scotland is captured by the English near Durham, and imprisoned in the Tower of London for eleven years.
- 1448Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi is defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.
- 1456The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in northern Europe (also for a period the oldest in Sweden, and Prussia).
- 1662Charles II of England sells Dunkirk to France for 40,000 pounds.
- 1771Premiere in Milan of the opera Ascanio in Alba, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, age 15.
- 1860First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).
- 1888Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).
- 1912Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia declare war on the Ottoman Empire, joining Montenegro in the First Balkan War.
- 1943The Burma Railway (Burma–Thailand Railway) is completed.
- 1989Peaceful Revolution: The East German Politburo votes to remove Erich Honecker from his role as General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany.
View the complete list of October 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17, and 1998 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: Marco Ferreri, Ronnie Claire Edwards, Bill Skarsgård, Gabrielle Walcott, Phil Ochs, Edwin Forrest, Sonny Shroyer, Jim Metzler, Charlie Wernham, Rucha Hasabnis.
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), Tiger is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on October 17, 1998.
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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th October 1998 is Cosmos for constancy.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on November 6, 1970. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +153. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on April 14, 1983. Your score is -181. 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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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 5,935,213,248. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was One Week by Barenaked Ladies as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 17, 1998). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman, mechanic.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 130,687,872 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1998. The estimated number of babies born on 17th October 1998 is 358,049. That’s equivalent to 249 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 Emily. This name was given to 26,181 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 36,614 times in the year 1998. Any chance you are Emily 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, 1998. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 290th day of 1998
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 42nd Saturday of 1998
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Sunday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2023: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 180 days
- Age on next birthday: 23 years old
- Days since birth: 8,221 days
- Days spent sleeping: 2,740 days
- Years spent sleeping: 7.50 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 278
- Next full moon: April 27 at 03:34:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on June 25, 2030
- Age in dog years: 119 dog years old using a Canaan Dog 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: Tiger
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Opal
- Mystical birthstone: Jasper (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Cosmos for constancy
- Best compatible birthday: November 6, 1970 (+153)
- Worst compatible birthday: April 14, 1983 (-181)
- 1998 world population: 5,935,213,248
- Number one song: One Week by Barenaked Ladies (October 17, 1998)
- Babies born in 1998: 130,687,872
- Babies born in 1998 every day: 358,049
- Babies born in 1998 every minute: 249
- Popular girl’s name: Emily – 26,181 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 36,614 babies
- Roman numerals: XVII.X.MCMXCVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 8, 1966 – Tyler Mane, Canadian wrestler and actor; July 21, 1971 – Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian, actor, and screenwriter; December 18, 1968 – Casper Van Dien, American actor and producer.
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