You said your birthday is 11 / 17 / 1977
which means you are 28 years old and about:

61 years 0 months younger than Walter Cronkite, age 89
56 years 4 months younger than Nancy Reagan, age 85
53 years 5 months younger than George Herbert Bush, age 82
46 years 2 months younger than Barbara Walters, age 74
44 years 0 months younger than Larry King, age 72
37 years 9 months younger than Ted Koppel, age 66
34 years 4 months younger than Geraldo Rivera, age 63
31 years 4 months younger than George W. Bush, age 60
26 years 4 months younger than Jesse Ventura, age 55
22 years 1 month younger than Bill Gates, age 50
17 years 3 months younger than Cal Ripken Jr., age 45
11 years 5 months younger than Mike Tyson, age 40
7 years 4 months younger than Jennifer Lopez, age 35
1 year 11 months younger than Tiger Woods, age 30
4 years 7 months older than Prince William, age 24

and that you were:

23 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
22 years old on the first day of Y2K
19 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
17 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
16 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
15 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
13 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
11 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
8 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
6 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
5 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
3 years old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
and 1 year old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began

44 years 9 months younger than Yoko Ono, age 73
36 years 6 months younger than Bob Dylan, age 65
34 years 4 months younger than Mick Jagger, age 62
32 years 8 months younger than Eric Clapton, age 61
29 years 6 months younger than Stevie Nicks, age 58
22 years 1 month younger than David Lee Roth, age 50
19 years 3 months younger than Madonna, age 47
15 years 8 months younger than Jon Bon Jovi, age 44
10 years 8 months younger than Billy Corgan, age 39
7 years 8 months younger than Mariah Carey, age 36
3 years 6 months younger than Alanis Morissette, age 32
4 years 1 month older than Britney Spears, age 24

and when these songs were topping the charts
and these events occurred your age was:

Do Ya Think I'm Sexy, Rod Stewart: 1
Another Brick in the Wall, Pink Floyd: 2
John Lennon is shot to death: 3
MTV makes its debut: 3
Who Can it be Now, Men at Work: 4
The recording of We Are The World: 7
Walk Like an Egyptian, Bangles: 9
Didn't We Almost have it all, Whitney Houston: 9
Back In The U.S.S.R. is released exclusively in Russia: 11
Nothing Compares 2 U, Sinead O'Connor: 12
Emotions, Mariah Carey: 13
Fleetwood Mac perform at Bill Clinton's inauguration: 15
The Sign, Ace Of Base: 16
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opens: 17

51 years 6 months younger than Andy Griffith, age 80
48 years 0 months younger than Dick Clark, age 76
46 years 8 months younger than Leonard Nimoy, age 75
44 years 7 months younger than Carol Burnett, age 73
41 years 10 months younger than Alan Alda, age 70
40 years 4 months younger than Bill Cosby, age 69
35 years 0 months younger than Linda Evans, age 63
32 years 10 months younger than Tom Selleck, age 61
29 years 11 months younger than Ted Danson, age 58
27 years 7 months younger than Jay Leno, age 56
23 years 10 months younger than Oprah Winfrey, age 52
22 years 9 months younger than Kelsey Grammer, age 51
19 years 6 months younger than Drew Carey, age 48
16 years 5 months younger than Michael J. Fox, age 45
13 years 0 months younger than Calista Flockhart, age 41
8 years 9 months younger than Jennifer Aniston, age 37
4 years 11 months younger than Alyssa Milano, age 33
0 years 0 months older than Colin Hanks, age 28
5 years 9 months older than Mila Kunis, age 22
13 years 7 months older than Madylin Sweeten, age 15

and that you were:

3 years old during the first airing of Hill Street Blues
4 years old at the time the first Cheers episode was televised
8 years old when L.A. Law was first aired on TV
9 years old at the time the series Married with Children began
12 years old when Seinfeld was first televised
13 years old in the month Home Improvement began
16 years old at the time the TV series Friends began
18 years old when Everybody Loves Raymond first aired
21 years old when Who Wants To Be A Millionaire began in the US

58 years 9 months younger than Zsa Zsa Gabor, age 87
47 years 6 months younger than Clint Eastwood, age 76
44 years 9 months younger than Kim Novak, age 73
41 years 9 months younger than Burt Reynolds, age 70
37 years 9 months younger than Nick Nolte, age 66
36 years 7 months younger than Ann-Margret, age 65
30 years 8 months younger than Billy Crystal, age 59
28 years 0 months younger than Whoopi Goldberg, age 56
25 years 4 months younger than Robin Williams, age 53
21 years 4 months younger than Tom Hanks, age 50
19 years 0 months younger than Jamie Lee Curtis, age 47
16 years 7 months younger than Eddie Murphy, age 45
7 years 4 months younger than Jennifer Lopez, age 35
1 year 3 months older than Jennifer Love Hewitt, age 27
10 years 5 months older than Haley Joel Osment, age 18

and when these movies were released in the U.S. your age was:

Star Trek: The Motion Picture: 2
ET: 4
The Terminator: 6
Top Gun: 8
Planes, Trains & Automobiles: 10
Steel Magnolias: 11
Home Alone: 12
Wayne's World: 14
Jurassic Park: 15
Forrest Gump: 16
Fargo: 18
Saving Private Ryan: 20
Toy Story 2: 22