August 17, 1970: Day of the Week
August 17, 1970 was the 229th day of the year 1970 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
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A person born on this day will be 49 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $160.73 today.
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Here’s the August 1970 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1970 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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Dog is the mythical animal and Metal 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, 1970 Historical Event(s)
- 1970Venera Program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
Who were born on August 17, 1970?
- 1970Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer
- 1970Jim Courier, American tennis player
- 1970Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist
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