Wednesday February 17, 2021: on this day

February 17, 2021 was the 48th day of the year 2021, under the sign of Aquarius and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is February 17, 2021 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on February 17, 2021, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 17, 2021, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. The Equalizer, directed by Antoine Fuqua), TV series (e.g. Assembly Required) and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 17th, 2021 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was February 17, 2021?

February 17, 2021 was a Wednesday and it was the 47th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 17, 2021 can also be written as 2/17/2021 in the US and as 17/2/2021 in UK and Europe.

February 17, 2021 in February 2021 calendar

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February 17, 2021: What happened on that day?


Who was born on February 17, 2021?

Whose famous birthday is on February 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 17th:

  • Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter known for his soulful voice and chart-topping hits, such as 'Shape of You' and 'Thinking Out...

  • Billie Joe Armstrong

    Billie Joe Armstrong is a musician and the lead vocalist and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day.

  • Paris Hilton
    Paris Hilton

    American actress, socialite, and great-granddaughter to Conrad Hilton, founder, Hilton hotels.

  • Michael Jordan
    Michael Jordan

    American basketball legend, known as "Best Player Alive" by many.

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February 17, 2021: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 2 years 9 months old,

or 33 months and 18 days old,

or 145 weeks and 6 days old,

or 1021 days old,

if you were born on February 17, 2021.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 17, 2021?

There are 74 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday February 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 17, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on February 17, 2021.


February 17, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on February 17th?

Famous deaths on February 17th:

  • Thelonious Monk

    American jazz composer and pianist, Monk is often referred to as "The High Priest Of Bebop".

  • Lee Strasberg

    Austria -- Acting coach/actor (Somewhere in The Night).

  • Donald Wolfit
    Donald Wolfit

    British distinguished thespian and manager, who brought Shakespeare to the colonies, performed both entertaining and hammy roles in films.

  • Steve Bechler

    American baseball player (Born 1979).

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February 17, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 17, 2021 is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 17, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Ox chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 17, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

Discover the Ox personality and how the Metal Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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February 17, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on February 17, 2021:

  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
  • Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.

Observances on February 17, 2021:

  • Global Tourism Resilience Day

Saints celebrated on February 17, 2021:

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Saint Silvinus

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February 17, 2021: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 17, 2021 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo

Country: United States of America

Fear of Rain

Fear of Rain

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Castille Landon

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Madison Iseman, Israel Broussard, Harry Connick Jr.



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

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

February 17, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 17, 2021 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Assembly Required

Assembly Required

Release year: 2021

Resident Alien

Resident Alien

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Naiara Eizaguirre-Paulos

Bridge and Tunnel

Bridge and Tunnel

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Jason Michael Brescia

These Days

These Days

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Febin Anto

It's a Sin

It's a Sin

Release year: 2021

Directed by: ---

Birth chart on this day

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February 17, 2021: What was the lunar phase on that day?

Lunar phase


The lunar phase on February 17, 2021 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 17, 2021 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 February 17, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 35% full, rising at 09:47 am and setting at 11:31 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jan 28, 2021 while the next full moon would come on Feb 27, 2021.

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Who was the US President on February 17, 2021?

On February 17, 2021 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 17, 2021?

On February 17, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 17, 2021?

On February 17, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about February 17th?

February 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of February. 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 February 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - After Flybmi filed for bankruptcy, hundreds of European airline passengers were left homeless.
  • 2018 - 2018 Oaxaca earthquakes: A military helicopter assessing the damage was carrying Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, the Governor of Oaxaca, and Alfonso Navarrete Prida (Mexico's Secretary for the Interior). The helicopter crashes over Jamiltepec killing 13 people. These are the only deaths related to the earthquake that have been reported. (CNN)Earthquakes on the British Isles: The strongest earthquake in the United Kingdom in ten years occurs in Swansea.
  • 2017 - Boko Haram insurgency - Seven suicide bombers explode after trying to attack a camp of displaced people in Maiduguri (Nigeria)

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What was the calendar for February 2021?

February 2021 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd 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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