August 17, 1962: Day of the Week
August 17, 1962 was the 229th day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
A person born on this day will be 55 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $18,727.00 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the August 1962 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1962 calendar.
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.
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Tiger is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 17, 1962 Historical Event(s)
- 1962East German border guards kill 18-year-old Peter Fechter as he attempts to cross the Berlin Wall into West Berlin becoming one of the first victims of the wall.
Who were born on August 17, 1962?
- 1962Buddy Landel, American professional wrestler
- 1962Gilby Clarke, American musician (Guns N' Roses)
- 1962John Marshall Jones, American actor
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