17/08 Birthday - Zodiac Information

August 17 Zodiac


People born on August 17 can be at risk of bad experiences caused by the opposite sex due to their passion.

Horoscope and personality for those born on August 17

When they ever start something, they persistently try to see it finished, which usually happens. They do nothing partially; they do everything with strength, enthusiasm, and courage.

They have a good memory and are persistent in both views and sympathies. When they are offended by someone, they will not change their mind. Preventive, full of intuition. They can create excellent projects. They run large companies where their organizational skills can shine. Flaws: People born on this day give in to their passions without a second thought, pursue distractions, and their actions are often careless. Such people do not show as much consistency in their life goals as they do with likes and dislikes, and they do not like persistent effort.

They enjoy pleasure and luxury and strive for glory and greatness. Imperious, pompous, hasty, willful. They show persistent hostility towards other people, so they cannot always be counted on. What threatens them? Their taste is subtle, finding interest in everything that is beautiful, but they must be careful because the sun will not always shine in their lives. They are too passionate and emotional people, so they are at risk of bad experiences due to the opposite sex.

They should avoid traveling by water, as it puts them in danger of drowning. How to raise a child born on this day? Parents or educators must develop his will and conscience, teaching him how to take control of his instincts and passions. That child should be taught to be modest and not pay too much attention to himself, as he shows a tendency to do just that. When you start to control your character traits in this way, you can achieve great development.

Zodiac sign for those born on August 17

If your birthday is August 17, your zodiac sign is  Leo.

August 17 - personality and character

character:  indulgent, uncompromising, rational, curious, dissipated, rude;

profession:  secretary, engineer, conductor;

colors:  white, cyan, blue;

stone:  onyx;

animal:  grizzly bear;

plant:  hawthorn;

lucky numbers:  6,11,14,16,29,39

super lucky number:  19

Holidays and observances - August 17

  • Mexico: Day of the Zootechnical Veterinary Doctor
  • Guatemala: Flag Day (since 1871).
  • Flag of Indonesia Indonesia: Independence Day.
  • Colombia: Engineer’s Day.
  • Spain: Pinos del Valle, in the Spanish province of Granada, on the last day of the patron saint festivities, there is also a fluttering of the flag.
  • Bolivia: Flag Day (since 1825).
  • Argentina: Day of the Liberator José de San Martín.

August 17 Celebrity Birthday. Who was born the same day as you?

1902: Ángel J. Battistessa, professor and philologist (f. 1993).

1902: Margaret Leahy, British actress (d. 1967).

1904: Leopold Nowak, Austrian composer (d. 1991).

1905: Ada Falcón, Argentine tango singer (f. 2002).

1906: José Baviera, Spanish actor (d. 1981).

1910: Roberto Kinsky, Hungarian-Argentine conductor, and pianist (d. 1977).

1911: Mikhail Botvínnik, Russian chess player (d. 1995).

1912: Francesco Imberti, Italian footballer.

1913: Oscar Alfredo Gálvez, Argentine racing driver (d. 1989).

1913: W. Mark Felt (Deep Throat), US FBI agent, an informant in the Watergate scandal (d. 2008).

1913: Manuel Maciá Sempere, Spanish footballer (d. 1990).

1914: Raúl H. Castagnino, Argentine writer and critic (d. 1999).

1914: Julio Sánchez Vargas, Mexican politician (d. 2005).

1916: Pancho Córdova, Mexican actor and filmmaker (d. 1990).

1918: Evelyn Ankers, Chilean actress of American origin (d. 1985).

1919: Rafael Alfonzo Ravard, Venezuelan military, and businessman (d. 2006).

1920: George Duvivier, American double bass player, and composer (d. 1985).

1920: Maureen O’Hara, Irish actress (d. 2015).

1921: Juan Carlos Lazzarino, Uruguayan musicologist (d. 2007).

1922: Susana Guízar, Mexican actress (f. 1997).

1923: Carlos Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan plastic artist.

1923: Larry Rivers, American artist (d. 2002).

1924: Stanley L. Jaki, Hungarian priest (d. 2009).

1924: Paul Noel, American basketball player (d. 2005).

1924: Alfred of Prussia Saxony Altenburg, German aristocrat.

1926: George Melly, British singer (d. 2007).

1926: Jean Poiret, French actor, and filmmaker (d. 1992).

1926: Jiang Zemin, Chinese politician, president of the People’s Republic of China (1993-2003).

1927: Tomás Polanco Alcántara, Venezuelan writer and politician (f. 2002).

1927: Keith Whinnom, British historian (d. 1986).

1929: Francis Gary Powers, American pilot (d. 1977).

1930: Ted Hughes, British writer (d. 1998).

1930: Cristina Morán, Uruguayan broadcaster and actress.

1931: Tito García, Spanish actor (f. 2003).

1931: Antonio Enríquez Savignac, Mexican politician (d. 2007).

1932: Vincent Batbedat, French sculptor (d. 2010).

1932: Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, British writer, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature.

1932: Jean-Jacques Sempé, Belgian cartoonist.

1933: Ken Sears, American basketball player.

1933: Glenn Corbett, American actor (d. 1993).

1933: Gene Kranz, American engineer and director of NASA.

1934: Miguel Primo de Rivera y Urquijo, Spanish lawyer and politician.

1934: Ricard Salvat, Spanish playwright and director (d. 2009).

1936: Henri De Wolf, Belgian cyclist.

1936: Eduardo López Ochoa, Spanish military (d. 1877).

1936: Marysole Wörner Baz, Mexican plastic artist.

1937: Germán Pomares, Nicaraguan revolutionary (d. 1979).

1937: Diego Seguí, Cuban baseball player.

1938: Manuel Vega-Arango, Spanish footballer.

1939: Ed Sanders, American writer, singer, and activist.

1940: Alberto Cid, Uruguayan doctor and politician.

1940: Eduardo Mignogna, Argentine filmmaker (d. 2006).

1940: Juan Castro Nalli, Peruvian composer.

1941: Ibrahim Babangida, politician and 8th Nigerian president.

1941: Lothar Bisky, German politician.

1941: Agapito Ramos, Spanish politician.

1941: Germán Riesco Zañartu, Chilean politician.

1942: Roy Chaderton, Venezuelan politician.

1942: Federico Granja Ricalde, Mexican politician.

1942: José María Muriá, Mexican historian.

1943: Robert De Niro, American actor.

1943: Juan María Medina Ayllón, Spanish sculptor.

1943: Nikolai Shmatko, Ukrainian sculptor.

1944: Carlos Heriberto Astudillo, Argentine guerrilla (f. 1972).

1944: Larry Ellison, American magnate.

1944: Bobby Murdoch, Scottish footballer and coach (d. 2001).

1946: Patrick Manning, politician and 4th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.

1946: Ángel Romero, Spanish guitarist.

1946: Miguel José Yacamán, Mexican physicist.

1947: Mohamed Abdelaziz, Saharawi politician (f. 2016)

1947: Blanca Ibáñez, Venezuelan politician.

1947: Sylvia Nasar, German-American economist.

1947: Pedro Ruiz, humorist, artist, and Spanish television presenter.

1948: Enrique Accorsi, Chilean politician and doctor.

1948: José María Araquistáin, Spanish footballer.

1948: Marco Antonio Vargas Díaz, Costa Rican economist and politician.

1949: Norm Coleman, American politician.

1949: Claudia Dammert, Peruvian actress.

1949: Julian Fellowes, British actor, director, and writer.

1949: Xesús Palmou, Galician politician.

1950: Luis Eduardo Arango, Colombian actor.

1951: Mario Callejo, Argentine aviator.

1951: Richard Hunt, American puppeteer, from The Muppets (d. 1992).

1951: Robert Joy, Canadian actor.

1952: Heiner Goebbels, German composer.

1952: Nelson Piquet, Brazilian Formula 1 driver.

1952: Mario Theissen, German car team manager.

1952: Guillermo Vilas, Argentine tennis player.

1953: Herta Müller, Romanian-German writer, Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009.

1953: María del Socorro González Elizondo, Mexican botanist.

1954: Ingrid Daubechies, Belgian mathematician.

1954: Eric Johnson, American guitarist.

1954: Dragan Kićanović, Serbian basketball player.

1954: Edgardo Luis Paruzzo, Argentine footballer.

1954: Andrés Pastrana, president of Colombia, between 1998 and 2002.

1954: Antonio Ríos, Argentine musician.

1955: Richard Hilton, American businessman.

1955: Roberto Sepúlveda, Chilean doctor.

1956: Fabio Armiliato, Italian tenor.

1956: Mario Mazzitelli, Argentine politician.

1956: Álvaro Pino, Spanish cyclist.

1957: Franché Coma, American guitarist, of the band The Misfits.

1957: Rabih Abou-Khalil, Lebanese singer-songwriter.

1957: Javier López de Guereña, Spanish musician and composer.

1957: Ricardo Mollo, Argentine singer and guitarist of the band Divididos.

1958: Michael Brooks, American basketball player.

1958: Belinda Carlisle, American singer.

1959: Jonathan Franzen, American writer.

1959: José de Gregorio, Chilean economist.

1959: David Koresh, American religious leader (d. 1993).

1959: Kate McNeil, American actress.

1959: Rafael Menjívar Ochoa, Salvadoran writer (d. 2011).

1959: Chika Sakamoto, Japanese singer.

1960: Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer of the band Grauzone.

1960: Miquel Iceta, Spanish politician.

1960: Jorge Mori Igoa, Spanish politician.

1960: Héctor de Malba, Colombian actor and director.

1960: Sean Penn, American actor.

1961: Eugenio Weinbaum, Argentine television presenter.

1962: Gilby Clarke, American musician of the band Guns N ‘Roses.

1963: Jan Heintze, Danish footballer.

1963: Maritza Martén, Cuban athlete.

1964: Salvatore Mancuso, Colombian paramilitary and drug trafficker.

1964: Jorginho, Brazilian soccer player and coach.

1965: Sergio Vargas Buscalia, Chilean footballer.

1966: Rodney Mullen, American skater.

1967: Pilar Cabero, Spanish writer.

1967: David Conrad, American actor.

1967: Toby Jones, British actor.

1968: José Luis Ballester Tuliesa, Spanish sailor.

1968: Andrew Koenig, American actor, director, and writer (d. 2010).

1968: Helen McCrory, British actress.

1968: Enrique Ocrospoma Pella, Peruvian politician.

1968: Roberto Vallejos, Argentine actor.

1968: Anthony E. Zuiker, American television producer.

1969: Daniela Castro, Mexican actress, and singer.

1969: Christian Laettner, American basketball player.

1969: Antonio Sanint, Colombian humorist.

1969: Massimo Strazzer, Swiss cyclist.

1969: Donnie Wahlberg, American actor and singer of the band New Kids on the Block.

1970: Maru Botana, cook and Argentine television presenter.

1970: Carlos Alberto Castro, Colombian footballer.

1970: Jim Courier, American tennis player.

1970: Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer.

1970: Gian Marco, Peruvian singer.

1971: Ed Motta, Brazilian musician.

1971: Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican baseball player.

1971: Filippo Simeoni, Italian cyclist.

1972: Chiquinquirá Delgado, Venezuelan presenter.

1972: Ken Ryker, American pornographic actor.

1973: Cristina Pérez, Argentine journalist.

1974: Joel Sánchez Ramos, Mexican soccer player.

1974: Giuliana Rancic, Italian television presenter.

1975: İlhan Mansız, Turkish footballer.

1976: Scott Halberstadt, American actor.

1976: Jhovan Tomasevich, Peruvian musician.

1977: William Gallas, French footballer.

1977: Thierry Henry, French footballer.

1977: Tarja Turunen, Finnish soprano.

1978: Jelena Karleuša, Serbian singer.

1978: Enrique de Lucas, Spanish footballer.

1978: Karena Lam, Hong Kong actress.

1978: Jaani Peuhu, Finnish composer and producer.

1978: Vibeke Stene, Norwegian singer, of the band Tristania.

1979: Julien Escudé, French footballer.

1979: Leo Jiménez, Spanish singer of the bands Stravaganzza and Saratoga.

1979: Gabriel Sánchez Toledo, Cuban painter.

1980: Daniel Güiza, Spanish footballer.

1980: Jan Kromkamp, Dutch footballer.

1980: Mábel Lara, Colombian journalist.

1980: Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer-songwriter.

1981: Helen Lindes, Spanish model.

1981: Jayna Oso, an American porn actress.

1982: Melissa Anderson, American fighter.

1982: Phil Jagielka, British footballer.

1982: Hugo Lusardi, Paraguayan soccer player.

1982: Mark Salling, American actor, and singer.

1982: Karim Ziani, French footballer.

1983: Miguel Caneo, Argentine soccer player.

1983: Martín Minadevino, Argentine footballer.

1983: Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player.

1984: Dee Brown, American basketball player.

1984: Rodri, Spanish footballer.

1985: Yū Aoi, Japanese actress.

1986: Marcus Berg, Swedish footballer.

1986: Ariadne Díaz, Mexican actress.

1986: Rudy Gay, American basketball player.

1986: Luis Fernando Mosquera, Colombian footballer.

1986: Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player.

1987: Cristhian Lagos, Costa Rican soccer player.

1988: Brady Corbet, American actor.

1988: José San Román, Argentine footballer.

1988: Erika Toda, Japanese actress.

1989: Frederick Lau, German actor.

1989: Chan Yung-jan, Chinese tennis player.

1990: Felipe Pardo, Colombian soccer player.

1990: Rachel Hurd-Wood, British actress.

1991: Austin Butler, American actor.

1992: Edgar Salli, Cameroonian footballer.

1992: Paige, British professional wrestler.

1993: Tape Laura, German-Indonesian actress, and singer.

1994: Taissa Farmiga, American actress.