August 17, 1973

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Friday, August 17, 1973:

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

Countdown time to your next birthday:


🍿 Number one movie › The Sting
🎮 Number one video game › Space Race
🎵 Number one song › "Touch Me In The Morning" by Diana Ross

🐂 Chinese Zodiac › Ox
☀️ Sun Sign › Leo
🔥 Zodiac Element › Fire
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Fixed
🪐 Ruling Planet › Sun ☉
🐼 Spirit Animal › Salmon

🔢 Life Path Number › 9
🌼 Birth flower › Gladiolus
🪨 Birthstone › Peridot and Sardonyx
📅 Lucky day › Sunday
Power Color › Orange

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.39





🏛️ President of United States ›
🌎 World population › 3,927,538,695 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 29,716,800,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 454,667,040 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,139,609,600 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,120,264,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 374,431,680 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on April 25, 2005.


What happened on my birthday

1590
Governor of Roanoke Island colony, John White, returns from England to find no trace of the colonists he had left there 3 years earlier [or Aug 18, 1591].

1903
Joe Pulitzer donates $1 million to Columbia University & begins the Pulitzer Prizes in America.

1945
Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta declare Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) independent from the Netherlands.

1945
Korea is divided into North and South Korea along the 38th parallel.

1947
The Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.

1998
Monica Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony he had an "improper physical relationship" with the intern and on the same day admits before the nation he "misled people" about the relationship.


Famous people with my birthday

1866
Julia Marlowe [Sarah Frances Frost], English-American Shakespearean actress

1918
Mort Marshall [Mortimer Haig Lichtenstein], American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Dumplings)

1977
Jake Patellis, American actor (Paul Bowman-Good Life)

1948
Bo Rucker, American actor (Superman, Soup for One, Lock Up)

1988
Brady Corbet, American actor (24)

1926
Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave Poiré], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles)

1975
Giuliana DePandi, Italian-born American television personality

1900
Quincy Howe, American newscaster (CBS Weekend News)


Holidays on Friday, August 17th

National Thrift Shop Day
National Thrift Shop Day, celebrated on August 17, encourages people to shop at and support thrift stores, which help community members in need by selling donated goods at low prices.

National Workers' Comp Adjuster Day
National Workers' Comp Adjuster Day, celebrated on August 17, is a special day to appreciate the hardworking people who help workers get the support and compensation they need when they're injured on the job.

National Nonprofit Day
National Nonprofit Day, celebrated on August 17th, is a day to recognize and appreciate the hard work and positive impact of nonprofit organizations that work to improve our communities and help people in need.

Baby Boomers Recognition Day
Baby Boomers Recognition Day, celebrated on August 17th, honors the generation born between 1946 and 1964 for their contributions and achievements in shaping modern society.

National Black Cat Appreciation Day
National Black Cat Appreciation Day, celebrated on August 17, is a day to show love and appreciation for black cats, aiming to break the stereotypes and increase their adoption, since they are often overlooked despite being just as wonderful as other cats.

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