October 17, 1972

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

🕰️ 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 › The Godfather
🎮 Number one video game › Pong
🎵 Number one song › "My Ding-A-Ling" by Chuck Berry

🐀 Chinese Zodiac › Rat
☀️ Sun Sign › Libra
💨 Zodiac Element › Air
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Venus ♀
🐼 Spirit Animal › Raven

🔢 Life Path Number › 1
🌼 Birth flower › Marigold
🪨 Birthstone › Opal and Tourmaline
📅 Lucky day › Friday
Power Color › Pink

Gas price per gallon › $0.36

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

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,200,000,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 462,060,000 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,174,400,000 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,171,000,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 380,520,000 breaths since your birth.

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

What happened on my birthday

Battle at Tours (Poitiers): Charles Martel's Frankish and Burgundian forces beat those of al-Andalus under Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi halting Islamic influence (date disputed).

French and British forces bombard Sevastopol for the first time during the Crimean War.

Guglielmo Marconi's company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.

Burma railway completed, built by Allied POWs and Asian laborers for use of the Japanese army.

OPEC oil ministers use oil as an economic weapon in the Arab-Israeli War, mandating a cut in exports and recommending an embargo against unfriendly states.

Islamic State headquarters Raqqa declared under full control of US-led alliance by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Talal Sello after 4 months of fighting.

Famous people with my birthday

Sam Bottoms, actor (Prime Risk, Savages)

Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer

Paxton Whitehead, English stage and screen actor (Back to School, Mad About You - "Hal")

Fred Hickman, American sports broadcaster (CNN, TBS, YES Network, ESPN; NY Sports Emmy Award 2004)

Shauna O'Brien, Pasco Wash, actress (Showgirls)

David Cromer, American theatre director and actor (The Band's Visit)

Bea Alonzo, Filipina actress

Daniel Booko, American actor

Holidays on Tuesday, October 17th

National Pasta Day
National Pasta Day, celebrated every October 17, is a fun day to enjoy and honor the delicious and diverse Italian dish that has become a favorite meal in many American households.

National Pay Back a Friend Day
National Pay Back a Friend Day on October 17 encourages you to settle any money you owe your friends to fix and strengthen your friendships, inspired by a study showing how unpaid loans can ruin friendships.

National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day, celebrated every third Monday of October, is a day dedicated to tidying up our computer desktops to keep them organized and running smoothly, inspired by the Personal Computer Museum in Ontario, Canada.

National Edge Day
National Edge Day, celebrated on October 17, is all about living a healthy lifestyle without alcohol, drugs, or cigarettes, inspired by a punk rock movement, and encourages everyone to try a cleaner way of living.

British Food Fortnight
British Food Fortnight is a fun, two-week event celebrating traditional British cuisine and promoting healthy eating, taking place across the UK in schools, restaurants, and homes.


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