April 17, 1971

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Saturday, April 17, 1971:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Friday
🎂 How many days until my birthday

Countdown time to your next birthday:

🍿 Number one movie › Fiddler on the Roof
🎮 Number one video game › The Oregon Trail
🎵 Number one song › "Joy to the World" by Three Dog Night

🐖 Chinese Zodiac › Pig
☀️ Sun Sign › Aries
🔥 Zodiac Element › Fire
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Mars ♂
🐼 Spirit Animal › Hawk

🔢 Life Path Number › 3
🌼 Birth flower › Sweet Pea/Daisy
🪨 Birthstone › Diamond
📅 Lucky day › Tuesday
Power Color › Red

Gas price per gallon › $0.36

🏛️ President of United States
🌎 World population › 3,775,790,900 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 31,022,400,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 474,642,720 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,233,612,800 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,257,352,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 390,882,240 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on December 24, 2002.

What happened on my birthday

Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" characters begin their pilgrimage to Canterbury (according to scholars).

Christopher Columbus signs a contract with the Spanish monarchs to find the "Indies" with the stated goal of converting people to Catholicism. This promises him 10% of all riches found, and the governorship of any lands encountered.

Treaty of Shimonoseki is signed ending the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95).

1,400 Cuban exiles land in Bay of Pigs in a doomed attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro.

Proclamation of the Constitution Act by Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

Famous people with my birthday

Donald Richie, American-born author and (Japanese) film critic

Henry Ian Cusick, Peruvian-Scottish actor (Desmond Hume-Lost)

Daffy Duck, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Tex Avery and Bob Clampett (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Porky's Duck Hunt"

Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck)

Siddharth Narayan, Indian film actor

Olivia Hussey, Argentine-British actress (Romeo & Juliet, Death on Nile)

Byron Cherry, American actor (Coy-Dukes of Hazzard)

Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director (Eternity and a Day, The Travelling Players)

Holidays on Saturday, April 17th

National Kickball Day
National Kickball Day, celebrated on April 17th, is a day dedicated to enjoying the globally loved game of kickball, a mix of soccer and baseball, that encourages everyone to gather in parks and have fun kicking balls and running bases.

National Cheese Ball Day
National Cheese Ball Day, celebrated on April 17th, is a fun holiday where people enjoy making and eating cheese balls, which are tasty snacks made from cheese and often coated in nuts or spices, not about funny sweaters.

Yom HaShoah
Yom HaShoah is a day when Jews around the world remember the 6 million Jews who were killed by Hitler and his followers during the Holocaust, ensuring we never forget this tragic part of history.

International Day of Mastering Conversations That Matter
The International Day of Mastering Conversations That Matter, celebrated on April 17th, is a day dedicated to recognizing the power of important discussions in shaping history, advancements, and relationships, emphasizing the need for effective communication and idea sharing for a better future.

Go Fly a Kite Day
"Go Fly a Kite Day," celebrated every third Sunday in April, encourages people to enjoy flying kites, transforming the old dismissive phrase into a fun, outdoor activity.


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