January 17, 1997: Day of the Week
January 17, 1997 was the 17th day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 348 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 24 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $755.10 today.
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Here’s the January 1997 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1997 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rat is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 17, 1997 Historical Event(s)
- 1997A Delta 2 carrying a GPS2R satellite explodes 13 seconds after launch, dropping 250 tons of burning rocket remains around the launch pad.
Who was born on January 17, 1997?
- 1997Jack Vidgen, Australian singer who won the Australia’s Got Talent in 2011.
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