What day of the week was August 17, 2020?

August 17, 2020 was a Monday and it was the 230th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 17, 2020 can also be written as 8/17/2020 in the US and as 17/8/2020 in UK and Europe.

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August 17, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 17th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 17, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 17, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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August 17, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 17, 2020 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 17, 2020 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 17, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 04:04 am and setting at 08:00 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 03, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Sep 02, 2020.

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Who was born on August 17, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on August 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 17th:

  • Robert De Niro
    Robert De Niro

    American actor, director, and businessman.

  • Sean Penn
    Sean Penn

    American actor, whose first fame was due to his marriage with madonna (8/16/1985).

  • Donnie Wahlberg
    Donnie Wahlberg

    American musician, who was a member of "the new kids on the block" along with jon, jordan knight, mcintyre, and wood.

  • Belinda Carlisle
    Belinda Carlisle

    American musician who founded an all-girl band, "the go-go's", in california 1978 with jane wiedlin and was joined by charlotte caffey...

  • Yû Aoi
    Yû Aoi

    Yû aoi is a japanese actress known for her roles in various films and television series.

  • Austin Butler
    Austin Butler

    Austin butler is a tv actor known for his roles in shows like 'the carrie diaries' and 'the shannara chronicles'.

  • Maureen O'Hara
    Maureen O'Hara

    An irish-american actress, who was especially popular in american films of the 1940s and 1950s.

  • Brady Corbet
    Brady Corbet

    Brady Corbet is an American actor, director, and writer known for his work in independent films.

  • Helen McCrory
    Helen McCrory

    British actress (b. 1968).

  • Julian Fellowes
    Julian Fellowes

    English actor, director, screenwriter, and politician.

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How old is someone born on August 17, 2020?

Someone born on August 17, 2020 is:

3 years 9 months old,

or 45 months and 6 days old,

or 196 weeks and 3 days old,

or 1375 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 17, 2020?

There are 86 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 17, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 17, 2020.


August 17, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 17, 2020:

  • Pandit Jasraj

    Pandit Jasraj was a renowned Hindustani classical vocalist and one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

  • Leonard Boswell

    Leonard Boswell was a U.S.

  • Eliseo Insfrán
  • Folke Alnevik
  • Mário de Araújo Cabral
  • Elsa Quarta
  • Giuliano Dego

What famous deaths happened on August 17th?

Famous deaths on August 17th:

  • Billy Murray
    Billy Murray

    Singer (denver nightengale), dies at 77.

  • Pearl Bailey
    Pearl Bailey

    American entertainer, in vaudeville and nightclubs, films, and records.

  • Vivian Vance
    Vivian Vance

    Beloved American actress famous for her role as Ethel Mertz on 'I Love Lucy.

  • Yvonne Craig
    Yvonne Craig

    Yvonne Craig was an American ballet dancer and actress, best known for her role as Batgirl in the 1960s Batman television series.

  • Richard Barthelmess
    Richard Barthelmess

    Actor (heroes for sales), passes away from cancer at the age of 68.

  • Draydon Carter

    Pioneering scientist known for groundbreaking research in the field of biotechnology.

  • Odai Barakat

    Talented painter known for his vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Liviya Gershwin

    Liviya Gershwin was an American composer and lyricist who collaborated with her brother, George Gershwin, on numerous Broadway musicals.

  • Azaylea Frost

    Pioneering playwright whose works challenged societal norms.

  • Loranzo Da Ponte

    Italian librettist known for his collaborations with Mozart.

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August 17, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 17, 2020:

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes

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August 17, 2020: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 17, 2020 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

Starring: Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States of America


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Grudge

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, Betty Gilpin, Demian Bichir, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver

Country: United States of America

The Hunt

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

Starring: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Ethan Suplee, Emma Roberts

Country: United States of America

The Vow

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Jessica Lange

August 17, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 17, 2020 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Flower of Evil

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Claude Chabrol


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Wes Craven

Brave New World

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Gaia

United We Fall

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Bryan Law


Who was the US President on August 17, 2020?

On August 17, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 2020?

On August 17, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 17, 2020?

On August 17, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about August 17th?

August 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 17th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests: near the israel-gaza barrier, around 20,000 palestinians demonstrate. according to medical sources, two israeli defense forces personnel were killed and at least 270 more wounded by the force. 50 of these victims were shot with live ammunition.
  • 2017 - 2017 barcelona attacks: a van drove into crowds in la rambla (barcelona) in an attack that spanish police call a terrorist attack. it killed at least 12 people. isil claims responsibility for the arrest of two suspects.
  • 2016 - During a counter-terrorism raid in saint petersburg, russia on an apartment block, at least four north caucasus islamic militants were killed by federal security service (fsb).

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What happened in 2020?

2020 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is killed by an American airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, igniting global concerns of a potential armed conflict.
  • Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes immediately after takeoff at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport; all 176 on board are killed. The plane was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile.
  • Taal Volcano in the Philippines erupts, and kills 39 people.

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What was the calendar for August 2020?

August 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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