17th of August, 1977
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of August, 1977, fell on a Wednesday.
Born on this exact date:
Thierry Henry: French soccer player. Decade: 1970s.
41 years, 2 months and 7 days have passed since the 17th of August, 1977.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of
Day 229 of
1977. Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of August, 1977 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of August, 1977, will be 41 years of age.
American Format: 08-17-1977 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1977-08-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19770817" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 240620400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of August, 1977:
United States: I Just Want To Be Your Everything - Andy Gibb
United Kingdom: I Feel Love - Donna Summer News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 17th of August, 1977.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 17th of August, 1977. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 17th of August, 1977 was probably conceived around the
7th of November, 1976. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of August, 1977 is the
27th of May, 1978. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
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Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of August:
17th of August, 1950: Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
17th of August, 1969: Hurricane Camille kills 256 in the United States.
17th of August, 1987: Prominent Nazi politican Rudolf Hess commits suicide at the age of 93.
17th of August, 1988: President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash
17th of August, 1991: Strathfield Massacre: Taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots and kills seven people in Sydney, Australia.
17th of August, 1998: US President Bill Clinton admits that he had an "improper physical relationship" with Monica Lewinsky.
17th of August, 1999: 17,000 people are killed by an earthquake in Izmit, Turkey.
17th of August, 2000: Al Gore is nominated as the Democrat candidate for President of the United States.
17th of August, 2008: Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals in one Olympic Games.
17th of August, 1979: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) is released.
17th of August, 2007: The comedy movie Superbad (2007) is released in cinemas.
17th of August, 2016: Gamescom takes place in Cologne, Germany. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.
Black Sheep Squadron - TV show about a misfit squadron in World War Two.
The Muppet Show - American TV show that included characters such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.
Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of August, 1977.
15,041 days have passed since this date.
1,299,542,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of August, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,516,132,800 times.
Since the 17th of August, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 670,563,878,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 216,590,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 111,760,646 steps. That's about 49,671 miles!
Since this date, 15,594,509 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quarta-feira. Random Dates
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