This is an in-depth look at all the must-know facts about August 17, 1960 🗓️ that you should know. If you were born on this date, prepare to get your mind blown 🤯.
Among the information you’ll find below: western astrology zodiac sign & symbol meanings, your zodiac animal and its characteristics, numerology, as well as interesting things that happened when you were born – from most important world and sporting events to the most popular song on your birthday, #1 movie in theaters, your birthstone, celebrities who share your date of birth and so much more!
We hope this page will help you understand yourself better. Let’s go.
📅 Day of Week
August 17th in 1960 was a Wednesday and was the 230th day of the 8th month of 1960 in the Georgian calendar. It was also the 78th day of Summer and there was 15 days left until Fall (autumn). The next time you can reuse 1960 calendar will be in 2044. Both calendars will be exactly the same.
⭐️ 3rd quarter of the year
⚡️ The 78th day of Summer
⏳ This date was 22,695 days ago
🪐 Zodiac sign for this date is Leo
🗓️ August 17, 1960 was a Wednesday
📆 In 2023, August 17 is on a Saturday
→ August 17, 1960 in Roman numerals: VIII XVII MCMLX (mm dd yyyy)
🎉 My Birthday
You were born in the Summer of 1960 on a Wednesday. You are 62 years old, and according to the Chineze Zodiac, it was the Year of the Rat. You have been alive for . If you have been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 7,565 days or 20.73 years. This equals to about 33% of your life. There were 769 🌖 full moons after you were born up to this day.
⏱️ You are 32,681,580 minutes old
⏳ You have been alive: 544,693 hours
⭐️ You’ve been alive
🌌 Your birth sign is Leo
🐀 You were born in the Year of the Rat
→ Age on next birthday: 63 years old
Being born in 1960 makes you a part of Baby Boomers Generation. There are six different generations: G.I. Generation, Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life.Baby boomer refers to a member of the demographically large generation born between the end of WWII and the mid-1960s.
Your birthday numbers are 8, 17 and 1960, which reveal that your Life Path number is 5. Your zodiac sign is Leo with a ruling planet Sun. Your birthstone is the Peridot and Sardonyx, and your birth flower is the Gladiolus.
Continue below to find out what this all means in detail 👇
🎊🎈 Next Birthday
Your next birthday is in . Your birthday will be on a Thursday and your 64th birthday will be on a Saturday. Below is a countdown to your next birthday. It’s accurate and is automatically updated.
⏰ FUN FACT: Your first billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on April 25, 1992.
🪐 What’s my zodiac sign?
There are 12 astrological signs, also known as signs of the zodiac, each with its own set of strengths, challenges, moods, patterns, relationships, and more. Your zodiac sign reflects the position of the sun when you were born and is the biggest influence on your life and personality in Astrology.
People who are born on August 17 in 1960 have an zodiac sign of Leo ♌. Leos love the limelight. They are are creative and funny, and what's more, they ooze passion.
According to Chinese Zodiac calendar, being born in 1960 means your zodiac animal is a Rat. The Chinese zodiac is based on a 12-year cycle, with each year in a cycle related to an animal sign. A zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture for more than 2,000 years ago. Much like zodiac signs, the Chinese zodiac animal has attributes and significance attached. The animal ruling a person birth year has a great influence on personality, and destiny.
People born in the year of the Rat are clever and charming. They are also curious, but are sometimes too motivated by money.
This year (2022) is the year of the Tiger.
The ruling planet of Leo is Sun. There are 10 major planets, each represent a different set of qualities and characteristics, and rule over a different part of our lives — each bringing with them their own unique vibes. Knowing the planets and their effects on your life is just as important as knowing your sign. They all affect us differently, and knowing the areas of life they govern is critical to understanding your horoscope.The Sun is the most important planet. It is your ego, your motivation, your interests, your basic likes and dislikes, your vitality, and how you express and identify yourself. The Sun is connected to the Masculine and your father.
🪐 Zodiac sign: Leo – ♌
🐀 Zodiac animal: Rat
🌌 Ruling Planet: Sun ☉
💨 Zodiac Element: Air
→ Zodiac Quality: Cardinal
🚶Life Path number
The Life Path number is similar to your zodiac sign. These numbers are used to offer insight into your greater purpose, including strengths, weaknesses, personality, talents, and ambitions. Your Life Path number also exposes the tone of your experiences, and why events occur past, present, and future.
If you were born on August 17, 1960, your Life Path number is 5. The Life Path 5 suggests that you entered this plane with a highly progressive mindset, with the attitude and skills to make the world a better place. Fives are a whirlwind of energy, constantly in need of change and stimulation. The values of fives are adventure, movement, change, while the challenges are to find some kind of daily structure that works for you.
🎵 Your birthday song
The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "It's Now Or Never" by Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires. (Billboard Hot 100 – August 17, 1960). Ask your parents if they remember this song.
According to a internet myth the song that was topping the charts on your 14th birthday is the one that defines your entire life. The #1 song on your 14th birthday was "The Night Chicago Died" by Paper Lace. On your 18th birthday the number one song was "Three Times A Lady" by Commodores, and on your 21st birthday it was "Endless Love" by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie.
🎁 Celebrity birthdays on this day
Below are famous people and celebrities born on August 17, 1960. We could not find a celebrity that shares a birthday with you. However, we update our database constantly, and invite you to check back later to see if we found someone with the same birthday..
🎄 Holidays on August 17No major holidays found for this date.
🌎 The world on this day
Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 3.03 billion, according to census.gov.
Generations can be hard to define. We tend to combine huge groups of people into arbitrary categories based on the decades in which they were born and the presumably shared set of cultural traits that shaped their lives and experiences.The Sixties dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, the 60s also saw the assassinations of US President John F Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Cuban Missile Crisis, and finally ended on a good note when the first man is landed on the moon.
There were an estimated 107,537,497 babies born throughout the world in 1960. In 1960, the most popular baby name was Mary for girls and David for boys, according to Social Security Administration.
The most popular movie in 1960 was Spartacus directed by Stanley Kubrick starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons.
📜 Historical events on August 17th
Below are some of the most important events that happened on August 17, 1960.
1590 – Governor of Roanoke Island colony, John White, returns from England to find no trace of the colonists he had left there 3 years earlier [or Aug 18, 1591].
1903 – Joe Pulitzer donates $1 million to Columbia University & begins the Pulitzer Prizes in America.
1945 – Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta declare Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) independent from the Netherlands.
1945 – Korea is divided into North and South Korea along the 38th parallel.
1947 – The Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.
🏆 Sports in 1960Pittsburgh Pirates beat New York Yankees (4 - 3) to win the 1960 World Series. Boston Celtics beat St. Louis Hawks (4 - 3) to win the 1960 NBA Finals. Montreal Canadiens defeated Toronto Maple Leafs (4 - 3) to win the 1960 Stanley Cup.
Birthstones are gems that are associated with a birth month, each stone has a unique meaning and significance.
The birthstone for August 17, 1960 is Peridot and Sardonyx. Peridot symbolizes strength. Peridot is sometimes called "the evening emerald" for its light green color and resonance with the other realms. The birthstone for this year (2022) is Opal and Tourmaline.
🌼 Birth flower
Everyone knows about their zodiac sign, but few people are familiar with their birth flower. In the same way that we have a unique birthstone associated with each month, every month has a birth flower that has its own special meaning.
The birth flower for August is Gladiolus. The name Gladiolus comes from the Latin 'gladius', meaning 'sword'. The name in fact is a reference to the sword-swinging gladiators of ancient Rome. Gladioli are said to embody strength, generosity and moral integrity.
🍾 It’s my birthday quotes'Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.' - Muhammad Ali 👌 FUN FACT: How do you say 'Happy Birthday' in Spanish? 'Feliz cumpleaños'.
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💬 Birthday messages'You don't get older, you get better.'
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It’s my birthday wishes'A wish for you on your birthday, whatever you ask may you receive, whatever you seek may you find, whatever you wish may it be fulfilled on your birthday and always. Happy birthday!'
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