17th of May, 1956

The 17th of May, 1956, fell on a Thursday. Day 138 of 1956. Decade: 1950s.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Bob Saget: Comedian / Actor.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 63 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since the 17th of May, 1956.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1956.
  • Leap Year: 1956 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of May, 1956, will be 63 years of age.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of May, 1956, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1956 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 1956 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 1956.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 1956 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 1955. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 1956 is the 24th of February, 1957. (Rough Estimate).

17th of May

Events that have occurred on the 17th of May:

  • 17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
  • 17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
  • 17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
  • 17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
  • 17th of May, 1997: Football: Manchester United star Eric Cantona announces his retirement.
  • 17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
  • 17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
  • 17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 1956.

  • 23,162 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,001,196,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 1956.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,334,729,600 times.
  • Since the 17th of May, 1956, earth has travelled approximately 1,032,617,548,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 333,532,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 172,102,925 steps. That's about 76,490 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,014,362 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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