May 17, 1972

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Wednesday, May 17, 1972:

🕰️ 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 Godfather
🎮 Number one video game › Pong
🎵 Number one song › "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack

🐀 Chinese Zodiac › Rat
☀️ Sun Sign › Taurus
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Fixed
🪐 Ruling Planet › Venus ♀
🐼 Spirit Animal › Beaver

🔢 Life Path Number › 5
🌼 Birth flower › Lily of the valley
🪨 Birthstone › Emerald
📅 Lucky day › Friday
Power Color › Green

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.36

🏛️ President of United States ›
🌎 World population › 3,851,545,181 Source:

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,393,600,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 465,022,080 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,188,339,200 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,191,328,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 382,959,360 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on January 24, 2004.

What happened on my birthday

Pánfilo de Narváez departs Spain to explore Florida with 600 men - by 1536 only 4 survive.

24 merchants form New York Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street.

John Hawkins & Richard French patent the Reaping Machine.

Senate Watergate Committee begins its hearings.

Massachusetts becomes the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage.

The center-right Hindu Nationalist Party, the BJP, wins landslide election victory in India.

Famous people with my birthday

Derek Hough, American dancer (Dancing with the Stars), actor, and singer

Bill Paxton, American actor (True Lies; Twister; Big Love)

Kathleen Sullivan, American newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show)

Sue Carpenter, TV presenter/journalist

Karrueche Tran, American model, actress and producer (The Bay)

Wim de Bie, Dutch comedian, satirist, and writer (van Kooten & de Bie - The Simplistic Covenant)

Jim Nantz, American sportscaster

Cameron Bancroft, actor (Beverly Hills 90210)

Holidays on Wednesday, May 17th

National Mushroom Hunting Day
National Mushroom Hunting Day, celebrated on May 17th, encourages people to safely explore and learn about different types of mushrooms in nature, emphasizing the importance of distinguishing between edible and toxic varieties.

National Bike To School Day
National Bike To School Day is a fun day celebrated on the third Friday of May where kids and teens ride their bikes to school to enjoy exercise and promote a healthier lifestyle.

National Walnut Day
National Walnut Day, celebrated on May 17th, highlights the benefits and versatility of walnuts, promoting their heart, brain, and bone health benefits, and has been recognized since the 1950s thanks to the Walnut Marketing Board.

Pack Rat Day
Pack Rat Day, celebrated on May 17, is a day dedicated to cleaning out and organizing your stuff, getting rid of things you don't need, and making space for new things.

National Graduation Tassel Day
National Graduation Tassel Day, celebrated on May 17th, is a day to honor students' hard work and achievements as they finish school and get ready for new adventures.


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