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March 17, 2021 was the 76th day of the year 2021, under the sign of Pisces and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is March 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 March 17, 2021, what holidays and observances are celebrated on March 17, 2021, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. Amazing Grace, directed by Discovery Media Productions), TV series (e.g. Paradise City) and books back then.

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

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What day of the week was March 17, 2021?

March 17, 2021 was a Wednesday and it was the 75th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

March 17, 2021 can also be written as 3/17/2021 in the US and as 17/3/2021 in UK and Europe.

March 17, 2021 in March 2021 calendar


March 17, 2021: What happened on that day?


Who was born on March 17, 2021?

Whose famous birthday is on March 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on March 17th:

  • Katie Ledecky

    Katie Ledecky is an American swimmer known for her dominance in freestyle events, winning multiple Olympic gold medals and setting numerous...

  • John Boyega
    John Boyega

    John Boyega is a British actor known for his role as Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy.

  • Gary Sinise
    Gary Sinise

    Gary Sinise is an American actor known for his roles in movies such as Forrest Gump and Apollo 13, as well as for his portrayal of Detective...

  • Hozier (musician)

    Hozier is an Irish musician known for his soulful voice and hit songs like 'Take Me to Church' and 'Someone New'.

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

You are 2 years 8 months old,

or 32 months and 18 days old,

or 141 weeks and 6 days old,

or 993 days old,

if you were born on March 17, 2021.

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

There are 103 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday March 17th 2024.

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

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


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

What famous deaths happened on March 17th?

Famous deaths on March 17th:

  • Helen Hayes
    Helen Hayes

    American actress, who started on stage at age five.

  • Oleg Cassini

    French fashion designer, bon vivant with jet-set clients.

  • Mai Zetterling
    Mai Zetterling

    Actress (Night is My Future) dies from cancer at the age of 68.

  • Rick Grech

    British rock bassist, Blind Faith, Traffic, dies at the age of 44.

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

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for March 17, 2021 is Pisces.

Pisces is the 12th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between February 19th and March 20th belong to the Pisces sign: discover Pisces personality and who should a Pisces marry.

Babies born in March are either Pisces or Aries. People born before March 20th are Pisces, while people born from March 21st have the sign of Aries.

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

Ox chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for March 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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March 17, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on March 17, 2021:

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
  • Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day

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

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

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Discovery Media Productions



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ivan Kavanagh

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Andi Matichak, Luke David Blumm, Cranston Johnson

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

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

The most popular TV Series on March 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:

Paradise City

Paradise City

Release year: 2021



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Vince Di Meglio



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Nicole Jones-Dion

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Matthew Heineman

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

Lunar phase


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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on March 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 March 17, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 19% full, rising at 09:13 am and setting at 11:20 pm.

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

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Who was the US President on March 17, 2021?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 17, 2021?

On March 17, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about March 17th?

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

  • 2019 - 2019 Jayapura flood & landslide
  • 2018 - 2018 Philippine Piper PA-23 Apache crashes: A Piper PA-23 passenger plane bound for Laoag International Airport, Ilocos Norte in the Philippines crashed upon takeoff from Plaridel Airport, Bulacan. Five people were killed and five others were injured.
  • 2017 - Yemeni Civil War (2015-present), An Apache helicopter fired upon a boat carrying Somali refugees, off the coast Yemen. At least 40 people were killed and 35 others were injured. (Reuters),

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What was the calendar for March 2021?

March 2021 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with March being the 3rd 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.

Discover how March 2021 calendar looked like.