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What day of the week was September 17, 2020?

September 17, 2020 was a Thursday and it was the 261st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

September 17, 2020 can also be written as 9/17/2020 in the US and as 17/9/2020 in UK and Europe.

September 17, 2020 in September 2020 calendar

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

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for September 17th is Virgo.

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

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

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

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

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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on September 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 September 17, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 3% full, rising at 06:34 am and setting at 08:06 pm.

The previous full moon was on Sep 02, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Oct 01, 2020.

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Who was born on September 17, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on September 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on September 17th:

  • John Ritter
    John Ritter

    American actor, and a member of a theatrical family.

  • Jean-Claude Carrière
    Jean-Claude Carrière

    Jean-claude carrière is a renowned french screenwriter and actor, best known for his collaborations with director luis buñuel.

  • Cassandra Peterson
    Cassandra Peterson

    Cassandra peterson is an american actress best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character elvira, mistress of the dark.

  • Phil Jackson
    Phil Jackson

    American basketball player, coach and star.

  • Anne Bancroft
    Anne Bancroft

    American actress who has been on screen since 1952 and won the best actress oscar.

  • Hank Williams
    Hank Williams

    American singer, songwriter, and country western singer.

  • Roddy McDowall
    Roddy McDowall

    British child actor, who arrived in hollywood in 1940.

  • Bryan Singer
    Bryan Singer

    American screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Matthew Settle
    Matthew Settle

    American actor.

  • Dinah Sheridan
    Dinah Sheridan

    British actress, who has been a star in british tv, theatre and film for seven decades.

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How old is someone born on September 17, 2020?

Someone born on September 17, 2020 is:

3 years 9 months old,

or 45 months and 7 days old,

or 196 weeks and 4 days old,

or 1376 days old,

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

There are 85 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday September 17th 2024.

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

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

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

Famous people died on September 17, 2020:

  • Terry Goodkind

    Known for his Sword of Truth series.

  • Robert W. Gore

    American engineer and businessman, co-inventor of gore-tex (d. 2020)[31].

  • Joe Ruklick
  • Gian Franco Zanetti
  • Winston Groom
  • Larry Wilson
  • Francesco Boni De Nobili
  • Giuseppe Prestipino
  • Daniel Charles-Alfred
  • Luboš Perek
  • Luigi Amicarelli

What famous deaths happened on September 17th?

Famous deaths on September 17th:

  • Spiro Agnew
    Spiro Agnew

    American politician and lawyer, governor of maryland 1967-1969, and vice-president under nixon 1969.

  • Patricia Phoenix
    Patricia Phoenix

    County galway, ireland -- actress.

  • Red Skelton
    Red Skelton

    American comedian who is loved and well-known in film, tv, and nightclub.

  • Richard Basehart
    Richard Basehart

    American stage actor who made his broadway debut in 1938.

  • Frankie Vaughan
    Frankie Vaughan

    English actor and singer (d. 1999).

  • Jay Stewart
    Jay Stewart

    Annoucer of lets make a deal commits suicide.

  • Raden Adjeng Kartini

    Indonesian feminist and entrepreneur who advocated for women's rights.

  • Suleman the Great

    Suleman the Great was the ruler of the Umayyad Caliphate, one of the largest empires in history.

  • Khalis Gibran

    Pioneering journalist and author known for his insightful commentary.

  • Guila

    Renowned actress known for her captivating performances on stage and screen.

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

Holidays on September 17, 2020:

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
  • Angola - National Heroes' Day

Observances on September 17, 2020:

  • World Patient Safety Day [WHO]

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

The most popular TV Series on September 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: Leo Joannon


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Venk Potula

The Duchess

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Saul Dibb


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Flower of Evil

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Claude Chabrol


Who was the US President on September 17, 2020?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 17, 2020?

On September 17, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


Back in 2020


What is special about September 17th?

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

  • 2018 - Russia and turkey announce a demilitarized zone in syria's idlib governorate. they also rule out military operations.
  • 2017 - Five people are killed in a roadside bomb attack in north-west pakistan during the war in afghanistan.
  • 2016 - American-led intervention in syria and syria's civil war: the united states admits that warplanes may not have struck a syrian army post near deir-ez-zor airport in eastern syria. it was conducting an operation against isil in which more than 60 syrian soldiers were killed. (bbc). the united nations security council (unsc), holds an emergency session to address the u.s. strikes in deir ez-zor.

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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 September 2020?

September 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with September being the 9th 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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