January 17, 1973

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

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Saturday
🎂 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 › "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon

🐂 Chinese Zodiac › Ox
☀️ Sun Sign › Capricorn
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Saturn ♄
🐼 Spirit Animal › Goose

🔢 Life Path Number › 11
🌼 Birth flower › Carnation
🪨 Birthstone › Garnet
📅 Lucky day › Saturday
Power Color › Grey

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.39





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

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,056,000,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 459,856,800 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,164,032,000 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,155,880,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 378,705,600 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on September 25, 2004.


What happened on my birthday

1773
Captain James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66° 33' S).

1873
A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, a part of the Modoc War.

1912
Captain Robert Scott's expedition arrives at the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen.

1946
United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting.

1991
Operation Desert Storm begins, with US-led coalition forces bombing Iraq, during the Gulf War.


Famous people with my birthday

1902
Geoffrey Lloyd, British politician and Governor of the BBC

1967
Song Kang-ho, South Korean actor

1952
Larry Fortensky, American construction worker and 8th husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor (1991-96)

1917
M. G. Ramachandran, Indian actor and politician

1943
Geoffrey Deuel, American actor

1983
Andrea Lowell, American model

1909
Karen Jønsson (née Pedersen), Danish jazz singer, pianist, songwriter, composer, and actress

1974
Annemarie Jacir, Palestinian filmmaker and poet


Holidays on Wednesday, January 17th

National Hot Heads Chili Day
National Hot Heads Chili Day, celebrated on January 17th, is a day for chili enthusiasts and spice lovers to enjoy and compete in eating some of the world's hottest chilis, participate in cook-offs, and appreciate spicy cuisines from around the globe.

Cable Car Day
Cable Car Day, celebrated on January 17th, honors the invention of the cable car in 1871 by Andrew Smith Hallidie, inspired to help horses struggling on San Francisco's steep hills, leading to the unique and still-operating cable cars in the city today.

Customer Service Day
Customer Service Day, celebrated on January 17th, appreciates the people who make sure customers are happy and help solve their problems, reminding us that great service is key to keeping customers loyal to a brand.

Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day
Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day is a day to promote healthy eating and exercise habits, ditching quick-fix diets that don't really work, and focusing on long-term health instead.

National Bootlegger's Day
National Bootlegger's Day, celebrated on January 17, honors the era when the U.S. banned alcohol, leading to the illegal making and selling of whiskey, like the famous Templeton Rye, favored by the notorious gangster Al Capone.

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