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Wednesday August 17, 1955

August 17, 1955: Day of the Week

August 17, 1955 was the 229th day of the year 1955 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

A person born on this day will be 68 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $2,269.20 today.

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Here’s the August 1955 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1955 calendar.

August 1955

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

Who were born on August 17, 1955?

  • 1955
    Colin Moulding, English bass player, singer and songwriter (XTC)
  • 1955
    Richard Hilton, American heir

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