On this page, you will find out what your life path number, birth sign, and ruling planet really mean. Learn the meaning of your birthstone, birth flower and discover what is G.I. Generation and what happened in 1970s. View the most popular baby names on the day you were born and other untold facts.

Your life path number is 5

Numerology is the mystical study of numbers. Just as astrology the planets and zodiac signs are connected to specific attributes within astrology, certain numbers are associated with specific traits or themes. These numbers are used to offer insight into personality, future events, and even life’s greater purpose.

What does life path number 5 mean? Life path number 5 represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.

July 17 zodiac sign is Cancer

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. By analyzing the projection of the position of planets, and the Sun and the Moon on the Ecliptic at the moment of birth. Astrology can give us a glimpse of a person’s basic characteristics, preferences, flaws and fears.

People who are born on July 17 in 1979 have an astrological sign of Cancer ♋. Cancer's life pursuit is constant reassurance and intimacy and a secret desire to feel safe (emotionally, spiritually, romantically and financially). People of this zodiac sign like art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers and revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are: tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Your ruling planet is Moon

The ruling planet of Cancer is Moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

The birthstone for July 17, 1979 is Ruby

The birthstone for July 17, 1979 is Ruby. Ruby is the sole birthstone of July. The name comes from the Latin word ruber, which means red. It is symbolic of love, passion and energy. Many cultures have admired the ruby, going back to ancient times where early cultures believed that rubies held the power of life. The birthstone for January 2023 is Garnet.

The birth flower for July is Larkspur

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.

The larkspur is the July birth flower. Larkspurs are annual species of the genus delphinium, and the names are used interchangeably. The name larkspur comes from the Tudors, due to the bloom’s resemblance to a lark’s spur or claw. According to Greek mythology, this July flower blossomed where the blood of Ajax was spilled in the battle of Troy.

Larkspurs are known as a protective plant to repel venomous snakes and cure scorpion stings. In England, people even sprinkled larkspur in their bathwater to protect themselves from ghosts and magic. Since it grows wild in the United States as well as Europe, Native Americans picked it for dye.

The other birth flower for July is the water lily, which symbolizes the continuing renewal of life, divinity and enlightenment. The birth flower for January 2023 is Carnation.

1979 is a Generation X

If you are born on were born in 1979, you are part of Generation X. Also known as "Gen X", are caught between boomers and younger Millennials. Generation Xers were children during a time of shifting societal values and as children were sometimes called the "latchkey generation". In the 1990s they were sometimes characterized as slackers, cynical and disaffected.

1979 is obviously part of the 1970s. The 1970s were a "pivot of change", it was an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation. The Seventies saw many women's rights, gay rights, and environmental movements.

1979 is the Year of the Goat

If you are born in 1979, according to Chinese Zodiac, you were born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they're economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive.

This year (2023) is the Year of the Rabbit.


VII-XVII-MCMLXXIX

The above date is July 17, 1979 written in Roman numerals. It is written in the traditional American / Western style and formatted in the order of Month-Day-Year (07-17-1979).

The most popular baby names in 1979: Jennifer for girls and Michael for boys

There were an estimated year babies born throughout the world in 1979. The estimated number of babies born on 17th July 1979 is 17ay or about 7inute babies every minute. (Source: un.org) In 1979, the most popular baby girl name was Jennifer, and for boys, it was Michael. (Source: ssa.gov)

The world population in 1979 was 4,380,585,755 (Source: census.gov).

17 July, 1979 birthday summary

Below are the most important and frequently asked questions by people born on this date.

How old am I if I was born in 1979?
→ You are 43 years old.

What day was my birthday on?
→ You were born on a Tuesday.

How many days until my birthday?
→ There are until your 44th birthday.

What day will my birthday be in 2024?
→ Your birthday will be on a Monday in 2024.

What is my birthstone?
→ Your birthstone is Ruby.

What is my birth flower?
→ Your birth flower is Larkspur.

What is my life path number?
→ Your life path number is 5.

What is Numerology?
→ Your life path number is based upon your date of birth. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes.

What was the number one song on my birthday?
→ The number one song on your date of birth was "Bad Girls" by Donna Summer.

What was the number one song on my 14th birthday?
→ The number one song on your 14th birthday was "Weak" by SWV.

What does my birthday mean?
→ Life path number 5 represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.

Which celebrities share my birthday?
→ You share a birthday with You share a birthday with QPark (Instagram star), Mike Vogel (model). Discover more celebrity birthdays at BirthdayCelebs.com

Who are the famous birthdays celebrating with me?
→ You share a birthday with You share a birthday with QPark (Instagram star), Mike Vogel (model).

July 17, 1979 facts

Day index: 198th day of 1979
Day of week: Tuesday
Week index: 3rd Tuesday of 1979

Next same calendar year: 2029

Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 44 years old
Days since birth:

Days spent sleeping: 5,293 days
Months spent sleeping: 174 months
Years spent sleeping: 14.5 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%

Full moons since birth: 538
First one billion second: was on March 25, 2011

Life path number: 5

Zodiac sign: Cancer ♋
Zodiac ruling planet: Moon

1979 world population: 4,380,585,755 (Source: un.org)

What day of the week is July 17?

July 17, 2022
Sunday
July 17, 2023
Monday
July 17, 2024
Wednesday
July 17, 2025
Thursday
July 17, 2026
Friday

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  • July Seventeen, Nineteen Seventy-nine
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  • July 17th 1979
  • July 17 1979
  • 17th July 1979

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