The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.James Irwin
was a famous American astronaut,
who was born on
March 17, 1930. As a person born on this date, James Irwin is listed in our database as the 68th
most popular celebrity for the day (March 17) and the 118th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on March 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish.
James Irwin is the 1694th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to James Irwin's birthday, James Irwin is the 9134th most famous American.
In general, James Irwin ranks as the 19610th
most popular famous person, and the 34th most popular astronaut of all time.
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