August 17, 1969: Day of the Week
August 17, 1969 was the 229th day of the year 1969 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 49 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $3,897.00 today.
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Here’s the August 1969 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1969 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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Rooster is the mythical animal and Earth 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, 1969 Historical Event(s)
- 1969Category 5 Hurricane Camille hits the Mississippi coast, killing 248 people and causing $1.5 billion in damage.
Who were born on August 17, 1969?
- 1969Christian Laettner, American basketball player
- 1969Donnie Wahlberg, American actor and singer (New Kids On The Block)
- 1969Kelvin Mercer, American rapper (De La Soul)
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