Date:December 17, 1988

December 17, 1988

December 12, 1988 birthday facts

Learn interesting facts about Saturday, December 17, 1988 that no one tells you about. ⬇️


Your next birthday is in:

You’ve taken nearly 261,394,560 breaths and experienced over 1,493,683,200 heartbeats since the day you were born. Your eyes have blinked over 317,407,680 times, quietly showing just how amazing our bodies are. Pretty cool, right?

⏳ You have been alive for: 35 years, and 6 months


📅 You were born on a Saturday


🌓 The moon was in First Quarter phase on this day


⌛ Born into → Millennials Generation


🐉 Born in → The Year of the Dragon


😴 You’ve slept about 33% of your life! ?💤 Assuming you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth. Here is how much time you’ve spent sleeping so far: 4,322 days of your life or 11.84 years.


🍿 #1 movie was: Rain Man


🎶 #1 song on your birthday: "Look Away" by Chicago (source: Billboard Hot 100)


♐ December 17 zodiac sign is Sagittarius ?There are 12 zodiac signs, and each sign has its own strengths and weaknesses, its own specific traits, desires and attitude towards life and people. Astrology can give us a glimpse of a person’s basic characteristics, preferences, flaws and fears.


🔢 Your life path number is 1 ?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.


🪐 Your ruling planet is Jupiter


🪨 Your birthstone is Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz ?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 birth flower for December is Narcissus ?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.


📅 Your lucky day → Thursday


🦅 Your spirit animal → Owl


Celebrities born on December 17th

1973
Rian Johnson, American filmmaker (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Knives Out)

1959
Gregg Araki, American filmmaker (Kaboom)

1953
Barry Livingston, American actor (My Three Sons -"Ernie")

1945
Christopher Cazenove, England, actor (Ben-Dynasty)

1979
Jaimee Foxworth, American actress (Family Matters, 1989-93 - "Judy")

1974
Giovonni Ribisi, actor (Cory-My 2 Dads, New Leave it To Beaver)

1972
John Abraham, Indian actor

1962
Giulla Boschi, Italian actress (Act of Contrition, Bonus Malus)


📜 Historical events on this date

1398
Timur (Tamerlane) captures and sacks Delhi, defeating Sultan Nasir-u Din Mehmud's armies by setting camels loaded with hay alight and charging them at the Sultans armoured elephants.

1526
Pope Clemens VII publishes degree Cum ad zero - forms Inquisition.

1788
Russian army of Grigory Potemkin occupies Ocharov.

1903
The Wright Brothers make the first sustained motorized aircraft flight at 10:35 AM, piloted by Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

1986
Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the 1st heart, lung & liver transplant at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England.


🎄 Holidays on December 17

Wright Brother's Day
Wright Brothers' Day celebrates the two inventors, Orville and Wilbur Wright, who made the first successful airplane flight on December 17, 1903, and it's a day when people remember and honor their groundbreaking achievement in aviation.

National Device Appreciation Day
National Device Appreciation Day, on December 17th, is a day to celebrate and protect the gadgets and technology that make our lives easier and more fun, by reminding us to insure them against damage or loss.

National Wreaths Across America Day
National Wreaths Across America Day is a day where people place wreaths on soldiers' graves to remember and honor past and present military members, and to remind everyone, especially young people like you, of the sacrifices made for freedom, happening every third Saturday in December.


🏆 Sports in 1988

🏒 NHL
Edmonton Oilers defeated Boston Bruins (4 - 0) to win the 1988 Stanley Cup.

🏈 NFL
Washington Redskins beat Denver Broncos (42 - 10) to win Super Bowl XXII on January 31, 1988 in San Diego, CA.

⚾ MLB
Los Angeles Dodgers beat Oakland Athletics (4 - 1) to win the 1988 World Series.

🎾 Tennis
In the 1988 US Open Championships, Mats Wilander defeated Ivan Lendl (6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4) to win the men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Gabriela Sabatini (6-3, 3-6, 6-1) to become the Wimbledon women's singles champion.

December 17, 1988 can be written as XII-XVII-MCMLXXXVIII. This is the Western date style written using Roman numerals.


🔦 Facts Summary for December 17, 1988
Day Index: 352nd day of 1988
Day of week: Saturday
Week Index: 3rd Saturday of 1988
Next same calendar year: 2044
Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 36 years old
Days since birth:
You are: 18,671,609 minutes old
Days spent sleeping: 4,322 days
Months spent sleeping: 142 months
Years spent sleeping: 11.84 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
Full moons since birth: 440 🌓
Life path number: 1
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius ♐
Zodiac ruling planet: Jupiter
Birth flower: Narcissus
Birthstone: Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz
Spirit Animal: Owl
Power Color: Purple
President of United States:
World population 1988: 5,148,556,956 Source: un.org

The 1988 calendar is unique, and the next time it will align with the Georgian calendar will be in 2044. So, mark your calendars!

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