Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of February, 1997 falls under the Otter.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of February, 1997, will be 21 years of age.
American Format: 02-17-1997 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1997-02-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19970217" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 856137600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of February, 1997:
United States: Wannabe - Spice Girls
United Kingdom: Don't Speak - No Doubt
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Star Wars SE" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 February, 1997.
American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.
Late 1990s Fashion
Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.
Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.
Weather information for the 17th of February, 1997:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 14.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -9.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 3.05cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of February, 1997.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of February, 1997. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of February, 1997. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of February, 1997.
7,918 days have passed since this date.
684,111,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of February, 1997.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 798,130,200 times.
Since the 17th of February, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 353,001,585,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 114,018,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 58,833,598 steps. That's about 26,148 miles!
Since this date, 8,209,339 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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