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About March 17th, 2024, in brief:

  • Day of the week: March 17th, 2024 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Gary Sinise, John Boyega
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • Popular movie: La Chimera directed by Alice Rohrwacher

More about March 17th, 2024? See below for more news and curiosities on March 17th, 2024.


What day of the week was March 17, 2024?

March 17, 2024 was a Sunday and it was the 77th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar.

March 17, 2024 can also be written as 3/17/2024 in the US and as 17/3/2024 in UK and Europe.

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March 17, 2024: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for March 17th 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, 2024: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for March 17, 2024 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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

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March 17, 2024: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on March 17, 2024 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on March 17, 2024 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, 2024 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 61% full, rising at 11:35 am and setting at 03:52 am.

The previous full moon was on Feb 24, 2024 while the next full moon would come on Mar 25, 2024.

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Who was born on March 17, 2024?

Whose famous birthday is on March 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on March 17th:

  • 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...

  • John Boyega
    John Boyega

    John boyega is a british actor known for his role as finn in the star wars sequel trilogy.

  • Olesya Rulin
    Olesya Rulin

    American actress known for her role in the High School Musical film series.

  • Kurt Russell
    Kurt Russell

    An emmy nomination was made for american actor russell for his role as elvis, a tv movie.

  • Rob Lowe
    Rob Lowe

    American actor, with blue eyes and dark hair; handsome.

  • Rudolf Nureyev
    Rudolf Nureyev

    Russian-french choreographer and dancer (d. 1993).

  • Patti Hansen
    Patti Hansen

    Patti hansen is an american model and actress known for her work in the fashion industry and her marriage to rolling stones guitarist keith...

  • Lesley-Anne Down
    Lesley-Anne Down

    British actress.

  • Clare Grogan
    Clare Grogan

    In early 1980, a scottish actress was seen in "gregory's girl".

  • Justin Hawkins
    Justin Hawkins

    English singer-songwriter (the darkness british whale and hot leg).

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How old is someone born on March 17, 2024?

Someone born on March 17, 2024 is:

0 years 2 months old,

or 2 months and 7 days old,

or 9 weeks and 5 days old,

or 68 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on March 17, 2024?

There are 297 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday March 17th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on March 17, 2024?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on March 17, 2024.


March 17, 2024: 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.

  • Mai Zetterling
    Mai Zetterling

    Actress (night is my future) dies from cancer at the age of 68.

  • Michael Gough
    Michael Gough

    Actor malaysian-english (d. 2011).

  • Rosetta LeNoire
    Rosetta LeNoire

    Rosetta LeNoire was a talented actress known for her work in theater, film, and television.

  • Merritt Butrick
    Merritt Butrick

    Merritt Butrick was an actor known for his role in Star Trek II and III.

  • Bob Papenbrook
    Bob Papenbrook

    American voice actor (born 1955).

  • Klayten Brown

    Pioneering scientist who revolutionized the field of biotechnology.

  • Phinley Chapman

    Bestselling author known for captivating storytelling and literary prowess.

  • Graylynn Jones

    Bestselling author known for captivating storytelling and literary prowess.

  • Azalyn Khan

    Groundbreaking researcher in the field of biotechnology.

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March 17, 2024: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on March 17, 2024:

  • 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

Saints celebrated on March 17, 2024:

  • Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March and it is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat. But Irish people across the globe use to celebrate it also in other Countries. Below you can find a list of the past Saint Patrick's Days and see what happened on each of these days.

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March 17, 2024: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on March 17, 2024 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

La Chimera

La Chimera

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Alice Rohrwacher

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Josh O'Connor, Vincenzo Nemolato, Carol Duarte

Country: Italy

El mestre que va prometre el mar

El mestre que va prometre el mar

Release year: 2023



Release year: 2023

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Release year: 2023

Fallen Leaves

Fallen Leaves

Release year: 2023


Who was the US President on March 17, 2024?

On March 17, 2024 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 17, 2024?

On March 17, 2024 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 17, 2024?

On March 17, 2024 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 happened in 2024?

2024 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Two aircraft collide on a runway at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, killing 5 and injuring 15.
  • At least 91 people are killed in bombings in Kerman, Iran, during a ceremony commemorating the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani 4 years ago.
  • A 7.5 M earthquake strikes the western coast of Japan, killing at least 24 people and injuring 80+ others.

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What was the calendar for March 2024?

March 2024 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 2024 calendar looked like.