Date:August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 Birthday Answers

August 8, 2017 birthday facts

Here are some fun birthday facts about 16th of August 2017 that no one tells you about, such as your life path number, birthstone, ruling planet, zodiac sign, birth flower, and much more. Swipe up to find out what it all means.

Overview

August 16, 2017, was the 3rd Wednesday of 2017. If you were born on this date, your birthday numbers 8, 16, and 2017 reveal that your life path number is 7. Your zodiac sign is Leo ♌ with a ruling planet Sun β˜‰. Your birthstone is Peridot and Sardonyx, and your birth flower is Gladiolus. You were born in the 2010s, in the middle of Generation Alpha. The generation you are born into impacts your life.

β†’ You are 3,503,410 minutes old
β†’ You have been alive for

You were born in the Year of the Rooster πŸ“. On your birthday, the moon was in Waning Crescent 🌘 phase, and there were precisely 82 full moons after you were born to this day. Your billionth second will happen sometime on April 24, 2049.

You have been alive for:

You’ve taken nearly 49,029,120 breaths and experienced over 280,166,400 heartbeats since the day you were born. Your eyes have blinked over 59,535,360 times, quietly showing just how amazing our bodies are. Pretty cool, right?

πŸ“… You were born on a Wednesday

On August 16, 2017, the 3rd Wednesday of the year, we marked the 228th day and 8th month of the Georgian calendar. The 2017 calendar is unique, and the next time it will align with the Georgian calendar will be in 2034. So, mark your calendars!

Your 7th birthday will be on a Thursday, and the birthday after that will be on a Saturday. There are left before your next birthday. The timer below is a countdown clock to your next birthday. It’s always accurate and automatically updated.

Your next birthday is in:

😴 You’ve slept about 33% of your life!

πŸ’€ Assuming you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth. Here is how much time you’ve spent sleeping so far: 811 days of your life or 2.22 years.

🎢 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber (Billboard Hot 100 – August 16, 2017).

The number 1 DJ in the world was Martin Garrix followed by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Armin van Buuren according to DJ Mag.

⭐ Which celebrity shares my birthday?

You’re in good company on August 16th! It’s also the birthday of some famous people. We’ve ordered this list chronologically.

1945
Bob Balaban, American actor and director (2010, Girlfriends, Gosford Park)

1954
, British politician, broadcaster, and writer

1985
Agnes Bruckner, American actress

1967
Ulrika Jonsson, Swedish television personality

1987
Kyal Marsh, Australian actor

1942
John Challis, British stage and screen actor (Only Fools and Horses - "Boycie"; Green Green Grass)

1953
Catlin O'Heaney, American actress (Snow White-Charmings)

1937
Lorraine Gary, American actress (Jaws, Jaws 2, Jaws 4)

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At the age of 61, Bill Gates was the richest person in the world in 2017 with $86 billion fortune, followed by Warren Buffett with $75.6 billion, according to Forbes.

πŸŽ„ Holidays on August 16

On your special day, you’re not just blowing out birthday candles! Check out these holidays that share the spotlight with your birthday bash:

National Authenticity Day
National Authenticity Day, celebrated every year on August 16, is about embracing and showing off your true self, from your unique style to your unconventional way of living, encouraging everyone to be proudly different and cool in their own way.

National Backflow Prevention Day
National Backflow Prevention Day, celebrated on August 16th, is about appreciating the experts who keep our water clean from harmful stuff and raising awareness on how to prevent water pollution, inspired by a historical event in 1933.

National Energy Multiplier Day
National Energy Multiplier Day, celebrated on August 16th, is a day to recognize the launch of a new energy drink made from matcha, guayusa, and ginger, aimed at boosting people's energy levels naturally.

National Independent Worker Day
National Independent Worker Day, celebrated on August 16, is a day to honor those who work for themselves, like freelancers and small business owners, showcasing the evolving nature of work and celebrating self-sufficiency and independence.

National Tell A Joke Day
National Tell A Joke Day is a fun holiday where everyone shares jokes, like the classic one about a horse walking into a bar, to spread laughter and joy.

β†’ View the full list of holidays on August 16th.

πŸ“œ What happened on August 16th?

Below are some of the important historical events that happened on August 16.

1896
Gold first discovered in Klondike, found at Bonanza Creek, Alaska by George Carmack.

1930
1st British Empire Games open in Hamilton, Canada.

1945
Puyi, the last Chinese Emperor and ruler of Manchukuo is captured by Soviet troops.

1946
Direct Action Day: Widespread riots erupt in Calcutta between Muslims and Hindus over whether Pakistan should be a separate state, killing over 4,000 and leaving 100,000 homeless.

2012
Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is granted political asylum by Ecuador.

πŸ† Sports in 2017

πŸ€ NBA
Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers (4 - 1) to win the 2017 NBA Finals.

πŸ’ NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Nashville Predators (4 - 2) to win the 2017 Stanley Cup.

🏈 NFL
New England Patriots beat Atlanta Falcons (34 - 28) to win Super Bowl LI on February 5, 2017 in Houston, TX.

⚾ MLB
Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers (4 - 3) to win the 2017 World Series.

🎾 Tennis
In the 2017 US Open Championships, Rafael Nadal defeated Kevin Anderson (6-3, 6-3, 6-4) to win the men's singles title. Sloane Stephens beat Madison Keys (6-3, 6-0) to become the Wimbledon women's singles champion.

πŸ”’ Your life path number is 7

?Numerology links numbers to certain traits, much like how astrology connects planets and zodiac signs to characteristics. It’s used to understand personality, predict future happenings, and explore life’s meaning. Life path number 7 represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.

♌ August 16 zodiac sign is Leo

People who are born on August 16 in 2017 have an astrological sign of Leo ♌. Leo's life pursuit is to lead the way and a secret desire to be a star. People of this zodiac sign like theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors, disliking being ignored, facing complex reality, and not being treated like a king or queen.

The strengths of this sign are creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, and humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy, and inflexible. Aquarius and Gemini have the greatest overall compatibility with Leo.

πŸͺ Your ruling planet is Sun β˜‰

The ruling planet of Leo is Sun β˜‰. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

πŸͺ¨ The birthstone for August 16, 2017 is Peridot and Sardonyx

?Each month is represented by a specific birthstone, symbolizing the birth month of an individual. The properties associated with that birthstone are believed to be “inherited” by the person born in that particular month. The birthstone for August 16, 2017 is Its green color can range from bright lime green to an olive-like greenish brown. It is a stone that is known to have healing properties and protects against nightmares. It brings the wearer power and an auspicious year. It is a stone that is formed from the depths of the Earth, and formed by the Hawaiian volcanoes when they come to the surface once the volcanoes erupt. In Hawaii, the stone symbolizes Pele, the goddess of fire and volcanoes.

The sardonyx is an onyx stone that has red, brown and white striations. Its name is derived from the Greek words sard meaning "reddish brown" and onyx meaning "veined gem." The ancient Greeks and Romans would engrave images of heroes onto these stones, and wear them in talismans as they believed that it would bring them courage and protect them from evil.

🌷 The birth flower for August is Gladiolus

?Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of somebody’s birth. The characteristics that the flower has may be “inherited” by whoever is born in that certain month person.

As one of the most colorful summer flowers, the gladiolus is unique in that its flowers grow from a tall spike lined with sharp leaves. It’s nickname β€œsword lily” comes from its Latin name β€œgladius” meaning sword, and refers to the shape of its leaves.

βŒ› Generation Alpha

2017 is part of Generation Alpha. Generation Alpha consists of kids born from 2010 onwards and is the first group to be immersed in the Internet and technology their entire lives.

πŸ“ The Year of the Rooster

Rooster people are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

The next year (2025) is the Year of the Serpent.

Check this out β€” August 16, 2017, gets a cool ancient makeover as: VIII-XVI-MMXVII. It’s the American/Western date style articulated through elegance of Roman numerals!


πŸ”¦ Facts Summary for August 16, 2017

β†’ Day Index: 228th day of 2017
β†’ Day of week: Wednesday
β†’ Week Index: 3rd Wednesday of 2017
β†’ Next same calendar year: 2034
β†’ Days until next birthday:
β†’ Age on next birthday: 7 years old
β†’ Days since birth:
β†’ Days spent sleeping: 811 days
β†’ Months spent sleeping: 26 months
β†’ Years spent sleeping: 2.22 years
β†’ Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
β†’ Full moons since birth: 82 🌘
β†’ First one billion second: will happen sometime on April 24, 2049
β†’ Life path number: 7
β†’ Zodiac sign: Leo ♌
β†’ Zodiac ruling planet: Sun
β†’ Birth flower: Gladiolus
β†’ Birthstone: Peridot and Sardonyx
β†’ World population 2017: 7,550,262,101 Source: un.org
β†’ Spirit Animal: Salmon
β†’ Power Color: Orange


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