William Anders

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William Anders (Astronaut ) was born in Hong Kong, China on a Tuesday, October 17, 1933 🎈. William Anders is 89 years old. He is a Libra ♎ and was born in the Year of the Rooster 🐓.

Apollo 8 pilot who was among the first people to travel from Earth to the Moon.

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FULL NAME: William Anders
BIRTH DATE: October 17, 1933
BIRTHPLACE: Hong Kong, China
AGE: 89 years old


William Anders is a Astronaut. William was born in the 1930s, in the middle of the Silent Generation generation. Silent Generation are individuals born between 1925 and 1945. This generation is known for Jazz, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Malcolm X, Gone With The Wind, Mickey Mouse, Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Bob Dylan. The Silent Generation has experienced critical historical events, including the Korean War, The Cold War, the McCarthy Hearings, and the Space Race.

He married Valerie Hoard in 1955, and together they had four sons and two daughters. Find out who is William Anders dating right now.

He was selected to join the Apollo 8 crew after one of the original astronauts had to drop out due to sickness.

DID YOU KNOW On Christmas Eve, 1968, he read a passage to his crew from the Book of Genesis while orbiting around the Moon.

FACT He and Edgar D. Mitchell were two of 24 people to reach the moon in the 50 years since the first landing.

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Currently, William Anders is 89 years old. His next birthday is away. William will celebrate his 90th birthday on a Tuesday, October 17th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on October 17, 1933. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.


William Anders’s zodiac sign is Libra. People born between the dates of September 23rd to October 22nd belong to the seventh sign in the zodiac, Libra. Libras are known for being balanced, diplomatic, and kind. Gemini is the most compatible sign for Libras.

Famous Libra celebrities are Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, Snoop Dogg, Doja Cat, Donald Glover, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Matt Damon, Marion Cotillard, Hugh Jackman, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Bella Thorne, and Nick Cannon. Libra ruling planet is Venus. Astrologically, Venus is the planet of all things love and romance.

William Anders was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster represents punctuality in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Rooster are charming, witty, honest, blunt, brave, and self-reliant. They can also sometimes be controlling, insensitive, narrow-minded, selfish, and reckless.

This year is the Year of the Rabbit.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

William Anders is a 89 years old Astronaut, born in October, in the Year of the Rooster (1933), and is a Libra. His life path number is 7. William’s birthstone is Opal and Tourmaline, and his birth flower is Marigold.


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