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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 17

Last Updated 06-07-2018

🏆⚾Jeff Abbott -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1972
MLB Player

🏆⚾Matt Anderson -- is 42 in the year 2018 and 43 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1976
MLB Player

🎵🎸Jack Aurora -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1967
Rock & Roll Musician

🎭🏆Carmen Berg -- is 55 in the year 2018 and 56 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1963
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: Real Estate Agent; July 1987

🎵Martin Brinsford -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1944
Harmonicaist, Percussionist, Saxophonist
Group Names: Brass Monkey

🏆⚾Adam Butler -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1973
MLB Pitcher

🎭Austin Butler -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1991 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Zoey 101, Switched at Birth, The Carrie Diaries (as Sebastian Kydd), The Shannara Chronicles (as Wil Ohmsford)
Movie Titles: Aliens in the Attic, The Bling Ring

🎵🎸Belinda Carlisle -- is 60 in the year 2018 and 61 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1958
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Hollywood; Morgan Mason's (Pres. Reagan's Speechwriter) wife
Group Names: The Go-Gos, soloist
Song Titles: Our Lips Are Sealed, We Got the Beat, Vacation, Get Up and Go, Head Over Heels, Turn to You, Cool Jerk (previous titles as lead of the Go-Go's), Mad About You, I Feel the Magic, Band of Gold, I Get Weak, Heaven is a Place on Earth, Circle in the Sand, Leave a Light On, Summer Rain
Album Titles: Beauty and the Beat, Vacation, Talk Show (previous titles as lead of The Go-Go's), Belinda, Heaven on Earth, Runaway Horses, Live Your Life Be Free
Video Titles: Runaway Videos, Heaven on Earth, Runaway Horses, Belinda, Belinda Live!, Runaway Live

🎭Orlagh Cassidy -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1967
Actress
Movie Titles: Still Alice, Young Adult

🎵🎸Dean J. "Deen" Castronovo -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1964
Singer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Hardline

🎵🎸Gilby Clarke -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1962
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Guns 'n Roses

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🎵Lisa Coleman -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1960 N.S.
Composer, Keyboardist, Rhythm and Blues Keyboardist
Group Names: The Revolution (a backing band for Prince), Wendy and Lisa (with Wendy Melvoin)m soloist
TV Shows: Heroes (composer), Nurse Jackie (composer), Crossing Jordan (composer)

🏆⚾Alex Cole -- is 53 in the year 2018 and 54 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1965
MLB Outfielder

🏆🏀Dallas Comegys -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1964
NBA Player

🎭David Conrad -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1967
Actor
TV Shows: Relativity, Miss Match (as Michael Mendelsohn), Ghost Whisperer (as Jim Clancy)
Movie Titles: Wedding Crashers, Men of Honor, Return to Paradise

🏆⚾Jim Converse -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1971
MLB Pitcher, American

🎭Martha Coolidge -- is 72 in the year 2018 and 73 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1946
Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Valley Girl (director), Real Genius (director), Rambling Rose (director)

🎭Brady Corbert -- is 30 in the year 2018 and 31 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1988
Actor, Director
Movie Titles: Melancholia, Thirteen, Funny Games, Martha Marcy May Marlene

🏆🎾Jim Courier -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1970
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, American
Names/Places: RN: James Spencer "Jim" Courier, Jr.
Misc: Nick Bollettieri Academy classmate of Andre Agassi.

🎵🎸Jill Cunniff -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1966
Bassist, Modern Rock Singer
Group Names: Luscious Jackson

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🎭🏆🏈Ed Cunningham -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1969
Filmmaker, Producer, Sports Announcer, NFL Center

🏆🏈Kenny Davidson -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1967
NFL Player

⛪🎭Robert De Niro -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1943
Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Search for Tomorrow
Movie Titles: Godfather II, Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, Untouchables, GoodFellas, Awakenings, Frankenstein, Raging Bull, Cape Fear, Mean Streets, Bang the Drum Slowly, Casino, Backdraft, Sleepers, Marvin's Room, Wag the Dog, Jackie Brown, Great Expectations, Meet the Parents, Men of Honor, 15 Minutes, Showtime, City by the Sea, Analyze That, Godsend, Shark Tale, Meet The Fockers, Hide and Seek, The Good Shepherd, Arthur and the Invisibles, Righteous Kill

🎭Rupert Degas -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1970
Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: Bob the Builder
Movie Titles: Evil Dead, Planet 51, Chop Socky Chooks, Rogue Trooper

🏆🏒Nelson Emerson -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1967
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Andrea Espada -- is 32 in the year 2018 and 33 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1986 N.S.
TV Hostess, Colombian
TV Shows: UFC Now

✍🎭🎵Wesley Eure -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1951
Author, Lecturer, Screenwriter, TV/Soap Actor, Producer, Director, Singer
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives (as Mike Horton), Land of the Lost (as Will Marshall), Dragon Tales (creator and writer), Spy TV (writer), Totally Hidden Video (writer and assorted characters)
Movie Titles: C.H.O.M.P.S. (which is the reason why he's in the Demented Datebook!)

🎭Taissa Farmiga -- is 24 in the year 2018 and 25 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1994 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: American Horror Story (as Violet Harmon), Wicked City (as Karen McClaren)
Movie Titles: The Final Girls, The Bling Ring, 6 Years, Jamsey Boy, Middleton

✍🎭Julian Fellowes -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1949 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Egyptian
TV Shows: Downtown Abbey (writer)
Movie Titles: Gosford Park (writer), The Tourist (writer), The Young Victoria (writer)

🏆🏈Cedric Figaro -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1966
NFL Linebacker

🏆⚾Jeff Fischer -- is 55 in the year 2018 and 56 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1963
MLB Pitcher

Jonathan Franzen -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1959
Author, Novelist, Essayist
Book Titles: The Corrections (2001), Freedom (2010)

🏆🏀Rudy Gay -- is 32 in the year 2018 and 33 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1986 N.S.
NBA Player

🏆⛸Gracie Gold -- is 23 in the year 2018 and 24 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1995
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

🎵🎸Steven Gorman -- is 53 in the year 2018 and 54 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1965
Modern Rock Drummer
Group Names: Black Crowes

📰🏆🏈Jon Gruden -- is 55 in the year 2018 and 56 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1963
Commentator, NFL Coach, College Football Coach, College Football Player

🎵🎷Everette Harp -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1961
Gospel Performer, Blues Saxophonist, Jazz Saxophonist

🏆⚽Thierry Henry -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1977
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, French
Misc: forward and striker

🎵🎸Kenji Hino -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1967
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: R U Ready

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🏆⚾Butch Hobson -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1951
MLB Manager, MLB Third Baseman, American

🎭🎵Kristin Holt -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1981
Actress, Personality, Singer
Names/Places: aka Kristin Adams
TV Shows: American Idol (Special Correspondent 2003, contestant 2002)

🎭Rachel Hurd-Wood -- is 28 in the year 2018 and 29 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1990 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Home Fires (as Kate Heaton or Kate Campbell)
Movie Titles: Tomorrow When The War Began, An American Haunting, Peter Pan (2003), Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

🎭🎮Bryton James -- is 32 in the year 2018 and 33 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1986
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: RN:Bryton McClure
TV Shows: Family Matters (as Richie Crawford), Hero Factory, The Vampire Diaries, DC Super Friends, Winx Club (series), Zevo-3
Video Games: The Jungle Book: Rhythm 'n Groove

🏆🏈James Jenkins -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1967
NFL Player

🎭Robert Joy -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1951
Actor, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: CSI:NY (as Dr. Sid Hammerback)
Movie Titles: Land of the Dead, The Hills Have Eyes, Sweet November

Roman Keitel -- is 14 in the year 2018 and 15 in the year 2019; b.8/17/2004
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Daphna Kastner and Harvey's son

🎭Brock Kelly -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1985
Actor
Movie Titles: Pitch Perfect, Costa Rican Summer, Faded Memories, Portal

🎭Guy Killum -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1962
Actor
Movie Titles: Crossroads, School Daze

🏆🏀Christian Laettner -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1969
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward, Olympic Athlete
Misc: of The Dream Team in the 1992 Summer Olympics
Sports Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves (1992-1996), Atlanta Hawks (1996-1999), Detroit Pistons (1999-2000), Dallas Mavericks (2000-2001), Washington Wizards (2001-2004), Miami Heat (2004-2005), Jacksonville Giants (ABA) (2011-2012), Fort Wayne Mad Ants (assistant coach, D-League, 2012)

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🏆⚾Bill Landrum -- is 60 in the year 2018 and 61 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1958
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏒Jamie Macoun -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1961
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played over 1,000 games during a 17-year career

🎭Julianna McCarthy -- is 89 in the year 2018 and 90 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1929
Actress
TV Shows: Young & the Restless (as Liz Brooks Foster for 24 years)
Movie Titles: Starship Troopers, The Frighteners, Bundy, Striking Distance

🏆🏈Ed McCaffrey -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1968
NFL Wide Receiver

🎭Helen McCrory -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1968 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Peaky Blinders, Fearless
Movie Titles: Skyfall, Hugo, Harry Potter (series)

🎵Maria McKee -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1964
Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer, Country Singer
Group Names: Lone Justice lead, soloist

🎭Kate McNeil -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1959 N.S.
Actress
Movie Titles: Monkey Shines, The House on Sorority Row, Sudden Death

🎵Kelvin "Posdnous" Mercer -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1969
Music Producer, Rhythm and Blues Performer, Rapper, Hip Hop Performer
Names/Places: aka Posdnuos or Pos
Group Names: De La Soul

🏆🏌Dottie Mochrie -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1970
Golfer

🏆Elaine Morton -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1949 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1970

🏆🏈Zefross Moss -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1966
NFL Tackle

🎵🎸Colin Moulding -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1955
Songwriter, Singer, New Wave Bassist, English
Group Names: XTC, The Dukes of Stratosphere

V. S. Naipaul -- is 86 in the year 2018 and 87 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1932
Author, Novelist, Trinidad
Names/Places: RFN:Vidiadhar
Book Titles: Middel Passage

🏆🏈John Offerdahl -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1964
NFL Linebacker, College Football Player
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl; Western Michigan University #49 retired and in the team's Hall of Fame

🏆🏁🎿Jon Olsson -- is 36 in the year 2018 and 37 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1982 N.S.
Skier, Swedish

🏆⚾Bill Parsons -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1948
MLB Pitcher

🎭🎮Jake Patellis -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1977
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 2000
TV Shows: The Good Life (as Paul Bowman), George and Leo
Video Games: Are You Afraid of the Dark?: The Tale of Orpheo's Curse

🏆⚾Dustin Pedroia -- is 35 in the year 2018 and 36 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1983
MLB Second Baseman
Misc: Silver Slugger, 4x Gold Glove, AL MVP 2008; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox

🏆🏒Pete Peeters -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1957
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

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✍🎭Sean Penn -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1960
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Santa Monica; Madonna's ex-
Misc: ex-Brat Pack
Movie Titles: 21 Grams, Milk, Dogtown and Z-Boys, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Colors, Dead Man Walking, Thin Red Line, Sweet and Lowdown, Up at the Villa, I Am Sam, Mystic River

🎵Thomas Picardo Jr. -- is 76 in the year 2018 and 77 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1942
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: NN:Tommy West
Group Names: Cashman & West

🏆🏁Nelson Piquet -- is 66 in the year 2018 and 67 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1952
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Brazilian
Names/Places: RN: Nelson Piquet Souto Maior
Misc: 3-time Formula One world champion (1981,83,87); left circuit in 1991 with 23 career wins.

🏆⚾Jorge Posada -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1971
MLB Catcher, American, Puerto Rican
Misc: 5x All-Star, 4x World Series champ, 5x Silver Slugger; Yankees #20 retired
Sports Teams: New York Yankees

🏆⚾John "Boog" Powell -- is 77 in the year 2018 and 78 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1941
MLB First Baseman
Misc: AL MVP 1970
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles

🎵Steve Price -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1951
Drummer, Rock-Pop Performer
Group Names: Pablo Cruise, sessionist for Grace Slick, Rick James, Mary Jane Girls, other bands

🎭🏆Janet Quist-Austion -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1955
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: December 1978

🎭Giuliana Rancic -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1974 N.S.
Personality, Italian
Names/Places: aka Giuliana DePandi

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Alice Wolfe Rieichert -- is 23 in the year 2018 and 24 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1995
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Andrea Marcovicci and Daniel's girl

🏆🏈Isaiah Robertson -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1949
NFL Linebacker
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, 4x First Team All-Pro, 6x First-team All-Conference

🎵Carman Romano -- is 79 in the year 2018 and 80 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1939
Baritone
Group Names: Elegants & Crescents

🎵Kevin Rowland -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1953
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: Dexy's Midnight Runners lead
Song Titles: Geno, Come On Eileen

🎭Allan Royal -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1944
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: They Came From Outer Space (as Lt. Col. Tom Barker), Falcon Crest (as R.D. Young), Night Heat (as Tom Kirkwood)
Movie Titles: The Good Witch, Pirates of Silicon Valley

🎭Bo Rucker -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1948
Actor
Movie Titles: The Devil's Advocate, Superman (1978), Presumed Innocent, Lock Up

✍📰🎵🎸Ed Sanders -- is 79 in the year 2018 and 80 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1939
Author, Poet, Publisher, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Fugs

✍📰Eric Schlosser -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1959
Author, Journalist
Misc: known for his investigative journalism
Book Titles: Fast Food Nation, Reefer Madness, Chew On This, Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

🎭Larry B. Scott -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1961
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Super Force
Movie Titles: The Karate Kid, Revenge of the Nerds, SpaceCamp, Iron Eagle

🎵John Seiter -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1944
Singer, Keyboardist, Pop Drummer
Group Names: The Turtles, Spanky & Our Gang

🏆⚾Diego Sequí -- is 81 in the year 2018 and 82 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1937
MLB Player, Cuban

🏆🏒Don Sweeney -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1966
NHL Defensive, AHL Figure, Canadian
Misc: played over 1,100 games in the NHL
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins

🎵Colton Swon -- is 30 in the year 2018 and 31 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1988 N.S.
Country Singer
Group Names: The Swon Brothers

✍🎵🎸Gary Talley -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1947
Author, Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Box Tops

🎭🎵Tammy Townsend -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1970
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: Rock Me Baby (as Pam), K.C. Undercover (as Kira Cooper)
Movie Titles: The Preacher's Kid, The Pest

🏆🎾Guillermo Vilas -- is 66 in the year 2018 and 67 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1952
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Argentine
Misc: Australian Open [1978-79], French open [1977], U.S. Open 1977]

🎭🎵Donnie Wahlberg -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1969
Actor, Producer, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RFN:Donald E.
Group Names: The New Kids on the Block
TV Shows: Boomtown (as Det. Joel Stevens), Blue Bloods (as Danny Reagan)
Movie Titles: The Sixth Sense, Saw (series)

🎵Kevin Welch -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1955
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

🏆🏁Rex White -- is 89 in the year 2018 and 90 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1929
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Irish

🏆🏈Bernard Wilson -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1970
NFL Tackle

Blake Everleigh Zegers -- is 3 in the year 2018 and 4 in the year 2019; b.8/17/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Janine Feld and Kevin's twin daughter

Zoe Madison Zegers -- is 3 in the year 2018 and 4 in the year 2019; b.8/17/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Janine Feld and Kevin's twin daughter

Jiang Zemin -- is 92 in the year 2018 and 93 in the year 2019; b.8/17/1926
Head of State, Chinese

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✍🎭Richard Aldrich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1902 d.3/31/1986 (83)
Author, Stage Producer

🎭Chet Allen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1928 d.4/19/2011 N.S. (82)
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Bonino & The Troubleshooters

🎵Luther Allison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1939 d.8/12/1997 (57)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer, Blues Guitarist
Misc: formed the Rolling Stones in 1954 (not the Mick Jagger group) with his brother Gran and was renamed the Four Jivers later on; soloist

🎭Evelyn Ankers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1918 d.8/28/1985 (67)
Movie Actress, British, Chilean

🎵Gemma Bellincioni -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1864 d.4/23/1950 (85)
Opera Singer, Italian

✍🎭Harve Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1930 d.2/25/2015 (84)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer

⚛💰Hazel Bishop -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1906 d.12/5/1998 (92)
Inventor, Cosmetic Executive
Misc: non smear lipstick

🏆Mikhail Botvinnik -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1911 O.S. or 8/17/1911 N.S. d.5/5/1995 (83)
Chess Player, Russian
Misc: world chess champion (1948-63)

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🎵Walter Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1917 d.6/??/1956
Blues Singer

🎵Sam Butera -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1927 d.6/3/2009 (81)
Singer, Saxophonist, Rhythm and Blues Performer

✍🎵Abram Chasins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1903 d.6/21/1987 (83)
Author, Lecturer, Composer, Musicologist, Pianist
Misc: piano teacher, music broadcaster, radio executive

📰Harrison V. Chase -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1913 d.2/6/2000 (86)
Editor
Misc: co-founder & co-editor of Chase's Annual Events

🎭Bob Clayton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1922 d.11/1/1979 (57)
Game Show Host, Announcer
TV Shows: Concentration (host in 60s and 70s), The Pyramid (announcer)

🎵Larry Clinton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1909 d.5/2/1985 (75)
Arranger, Composer, Singer, Trumpeter, Bandleader

Evan S. Connell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1924 d.1/10/2013 (88)
Writer

Charles Horton Cooley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1864 N.S. d.5/7/1929 N.S. (64)
Sociologist

🎭Glenn Corbett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1929 d.1/16/1993 (63)
Soap Actor, TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Route 66 (as Linc), Dallas (as Paul), The Doctors

🎖⚛Davy Crockett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1786 d.3/6/1836 (49)
Soldier, Adventurer, Explorer, Frontiersman
Names/Places: NN: King of the Wild Frontier; RFN:David
Misc: grinned down bears

💰Justin Dart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1907 d.1/26/1984 (76)
Businessperson
Misc: Rexall Drugs head

🏆⚾Jim Davenport -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1933 d.2/18/2016 N.S. (82)
MLB Player
Misc: 2x All-Star, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants (player then manager)

🎵Mark Dinning -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1933 d.3/22/1986 (52)
Singer, Guitarist
Song Titles: Teen Angel

📰William Downs Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1914 d.5/3/1978 (63)
Correspondent
Misc: for CBS Radio from 1942-1962

🎵🎷George Duvivier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1920 d.7/11/1985 (64)
Arranger, Bassist, Jazz Musician

📰Raoul H. Fleishmann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1885 d.5/11/1969 (83)
Publisher
Misc: New Yorker Magazine

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Dr. Daniel X. Freedman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1921 d.6/3/1993 (71)
Psychiatrist

💰Marcus Garvey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1887 d.6/10/1940 (52)
Philanthropist
Misc: Universal Negro Improvement Association founder

🎵Georgia Gibbs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1919 d.12/9/2006 (87)
Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Worcester, MA; NN:Her Nibs; FN:Fredda Lipson Gibbons

Charlotte Grimké -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1837 d.7/23/1914 (76)
Writer, Poet, Educator

🎖Leslie Groves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1896 d.7/13/1970 (73)
General

🎭Ann Harding -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1904 d.9/1/1981 (77)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Dorothy Walton Gatley
Misc: some say b. Aug 7, 1901 or Aug 17, 1902

🎵🎸Sib Hashian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1949 d.3/22/2017 N.S. (67)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Boston

John Hawkes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1925 d.5/15/1998 (72)
Writer, Novelist

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🎭Walter Herlihy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1912 d.10/6/1956 (44)
TV Host, Announcer
TV Shows: Music at the Meadowbrook

🎖Richmond Hobson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1870 d.3/16/1937 (66)
Naval Officer, Hero

Thomas Hodgkin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1798 d.4/5/1866 (67)
Physician, English
Misc: early described (1832) the malignant disease of lymph tissue that bears his name.

Harry L. Hopkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1890 d.1/29/1946 (55)
Presidential Aide
Misc: New Deal Democratic administrator who personified the ideology of vast federal work programs to relieve unemployment in the 1930s

✍📰Quincy Howe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1900 d.2/17/1977 (76)
Writer, Newscaster, Commentator, Editor
TV Shows: CBS News, People's Platform, It's News to Me

Harold Howe II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1918 d.11/30/2002 (84)
Educator

Ted Hughes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1930 d.10/28/1998 (68)
Poet, English
Misc: poet laureate (1984-)

Paul Kammerer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1880 d.9/23/1926 (46)
Biologist, Austrian
Misc: claimed to have produced experimental evidence that acquired traits could be inherited.

Abram Kardiner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1891 d.7/20/1981 (89)
Scientist, Psychoanalyst

🏆🥊Jack Kearns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1882 d.7/7/1963 (80)
Boxing Manager
Misc: Boxing promoter

🏆🏀John "Red" Kerr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1932 d.2/26/2009 (76)
NBA Player
Misc: NBA Coach of the Year [1966]
Sports Teams: Phoenix Suns, Syracuse Nationals, Philadelphia Warriors, Baltimore Bullets, Chicago Bulls (coach)

🎭Joshua Andrew Koenig -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1968 d.2/18/2010 (41)
Actor
TV Shows: Growing Pains (as Boner)

David Koresh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1959 d.4/19/1993 (33)
Anarchist
Names/Places: b. Houston, TX; RN:Vernon Wayne Howell; the wacky Waco man
Misc: cult leader (Davidians), (Editor's note: he doesn't represent THIS David!)

✍📰Oliver Waterman Larkin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1896 d.12/17/1970 (74)
Author, Historian, Educator

🎵Rafael Lay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1927 d.8/13/1982 (54)
Composer, Violinist, Cuban

🎵🎸Drake Kid Levin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1946 d.7/4/2009 (62)
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Paul Revere & the Raiders

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Janet Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1899 d.12/1/1998 (99)
Novelist, Poet

🏆🏒Ron "Chico" Maki -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1939 d.8/24/2015 N.S. (76)
NHL Player, Canadian
Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks

🎭Julia Marlowe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1866 d.11/12/1950 (84)
Stage Actress, English
Names/Places: RN:Sarah Frances Frost
Misc: known especially for her interpretations of William Shakespeare.

🎭Mort Marshall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1918 d.2/1/1979 (60)
Actor

🎭Marty May -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1898 d.11/11/1975 (77)
Comedian

✍🎵🎷George Melly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1926 d.7/5/2007 (80)
Writer, Lecturer, Music Critic, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer, English

🎭Robert Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1927 d.5/10/1984 (56)
Stage Actor, Stage Director
Misc: Broadway's 1970-80s successful director (Promises Promises, Deathtrap, Woman of the Year)
TV Shows: Diana

🏆⚽Bobby Murdoch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1944 d.5/15/2001 (56)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, Scotish

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🎭Maureen O'Hara -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1920 d.10/24/2015 N.S. (95)
Movie Actress, Irish
Names/Places: b. in Dublin; RLN:Fitzsimmons
Misc: some say b. 1921
Movie Titles: Miracle on 34th Street, The Quiet Man, How Green Was My Valley, McLintock!, Long Gray Line, Parent Trap, Spencer's Mountain

🎖⚛William Paterson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1755 d.6/21/1810 (54)
Revolutionary, Explorer, Naturalist, British

🎵Duke Pearson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1932 d.8/4/1980 (47)
Composer, Pianist, Bandleader

Roger Peyrefitte -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1907 d.11/5/2000 (93)
Writer, French

✍🎭Jean Poiret -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1926 d.3/14/1992 (65)
Dramatist/Playwright, Movie Actor, Movie Director, French
Movie Titles: La Cage Aux Folles

🎵Niccolo Porpora -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1686 N.S. d.3/3/1768 N.S. (81)
Educator, Composer, Italian

✍⚛Gene Stratton Porter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1863 d.12/6/1924 (61)
Author, Naturalist

Francis Gary Powers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1929 d.5/1/1977 (47)
Aviator, Spy

🎵Ike Quebec -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1918 d.1/16/1963 (44)
Tenor-sax

🎵James Ramey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1944 d.10/28/1970 (26)
Singer
Names/Places: NN:Baby Huey

🎵Wayne Raney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1921 d.1/23/1993 (71)
Singer, Harmonicaist
Group Names: Delmore Brothers

🎨🎭Larry Rivers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1923 d.8/15/2002 (79)
Cartoonist, Painter, Sculptor, Teacher, Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg
Misc: pop artist; Washington crossing the Delaware 1953

🎭Ralph Roberts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1918 d.4/30/1999 N.S. (80)
Actor

🎨Isaiah Rogers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1800 d.4/13/1869 (68)
Architect

Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1914 d.8/17/1988 (74)
Celebrity Son, Canadian
Names/Places: son of FDR and Eleanor

Frederick Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1870 d.12/29/1960 (90)
Scientist
Misc: developed the first successful typhoid fever vaccine

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🎭Mark Salling -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1982 d.1/30/2018 N.S. (35)
Actor
TV Shows: Glee (as Noah "Puck" Puckerman)
Movie Titles: Rocky Road, Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering

🎵George Sebastian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1903 d.4/12/1989 (85)
Conductor, Hungarian

🎵🎷Derek Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1931 d.8/21/2016 N.S. (85)
Jazz Pianist, English
Misc: spent seven years as pianist in Johnny Carson's late night television big band; his death was announced on Aug 21, 2016

🎭Anthony Valentine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1939 d.12/2/2015 N.S. (76)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Masada

📰⚖Gerald Warren -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1930 d.3/20/2015 N.S. (84)
Journalist, Editor, Presidential Aide
Misc: assistant press secretary for Nixon & Ford

🎵E. W. "Bud" Wendell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1927 d.1/8/2016 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Country Figure
Misc: in the Country Music Hall of Fame

✍🎭Mae West -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1892 d.11/22/1980 (88)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie/Stage Actress
Misc: b. in Brooklyn; "Come up and see me sometime", "I've never met a man I didn't like", "I used to be Snow White, but I drifted"; some say b. 1893; d. in Hollywood

🎭Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1936 d.12/13/2007 (71)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Walker Texas Ranger (as Uncle Ray 1993-94)

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📰⚖💰🏆John Hay Whitney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1904 d.2/8/1982 (77)
Publisher, Diplomat, Philanthropist, Sports Figure

🎭Monty Woolley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1888 d.5/6/1963 (74)
Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: RFMN:Edgar Montillion
Movie Titles: the Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner

🏆⚾Rudolph "Rudy" York -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1913 d.2/5/1970 (56)
MLB First Baseman

Pierre de Fermat -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1601 N.S. d.1/12/1665 N.S. (63)
Mathematician, French
Misc: often called the founder of the modern theory of numbers. Together with RenDescartes, Fermat was one of the two leading mathematicians of the first half of the 17th century.

Conrad Aiken -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1889 d.8/17/1973 (84)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Critic

🎭Sig Arno -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1895 d.8/17/1975 (79)
TV/Movie Actor, German
Names/Places: RN:Siegfried Aron
TV Shows: My Friend Irma (as Professor Kropotkin)

🎭🎵Pearl Bailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/27/1918 d.8/17/1990 (72)
TV/Stage Actress, Gospel Singer, Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Newport News, VA; d. in Philadelphia
TV Shows: The Pearl Bailey Show, Silver Spoons (as Lulu Baker)
Movie Titles: The Fox and The Hound (as the voice of Big Mama the owl)

🎭Richard Barthelmess -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1895 d.8/17/1963 (68)
Actor

Matthew Boulton -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1728 d.8/17/1809 (80)
Engineer, British
Misc: manufacturer and engineer who financed and introduced James Watt's steam engine.

🎭Clarence Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1890 d.8/17/1987 (97)
Movie Director

🎵Ole Bull -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1810 d.8/17/1880 (70)
Composer, Violinist, Norweigan

🎵Mike Condello -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1946 d.8/17/1995 (49)
Songwriter, Novelty Singer
Group Names: Hub Kapp and The Wheels (fronted by Pat McMahon), The Ladmo Trio
TV Shows: Wallace and Ladmo Show (co-host and parodist)

🎭Harry Corbett -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1918 d.8/17/1989 (71)
Actor, Puppeteer, British
Movie Titles: Jabberwocky

🎵Lorenzo Da Ponte -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1749 N.S. d.8/17/1838 N.S. (89)
Professor, Librettist, Italian

✍🎭Delmer Daves -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1904 d.8/17/1977 (73)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director

🎵🎷Wild Bill Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1918 d.8/17/1995 (76)
Arranger, Organist, Jazz Pianist

🎭Edgar Dearing -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1893 d.8/17/1974 (81)
Actor
Movie Titles: Free & Easy, Abraham Lincoln

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🎭Don Dubbins -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/28/1928 d.8/17/1991 (63)
Actor

🎭Robert Frazer -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1891 d.8/17/1944 (53)
Actor

🎖Frederick The Great -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1712 d.8/17/1786 (74)
General
Misc: Prussian king 1740-86

🎭Ed Gardner -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1901 d.8/17/1963 (62)
Radio Actor, Comedian
Misc: radio: Duffy's Tavern

✍🎵Ira Gershwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1896 d.8/17/1983 (86)
Author, Lyricist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; d. in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Misc: with his composer brother George, wrote such classic songs as "S Wonderful" and "The Man I Love"

✍📰Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1860 d.8/17/1935 (75)
Author, Lecturer, Economist, Feminist

Robert Rowe Gilruth -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1913 d.8/17/2000 (86)
Aeronautical, Aviator, Engineer
Misc: developed X-1, the first plane to break the sound barrier

🎭Gerald Gordon -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1934 d.8/17/2001 (67)
Soap Actor
TV Shows: The Doctors, General Hospital

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🏆⚾Jack Harshman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1927 d.8/17/2013 (86)
MLB Pitcher

Rudolf Hess -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1894 d.8/17/1987 (93)
Criminal, Egyptian
Misc: Hitler's deputy; Nazi War Criminal; spent 46 years in a Spandau prison; the last member of Adolf Hitler's inner circle, d. at a Berlin hospital, apparent suicide.

🎭Arthur Hiller -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1923 d.8/17/2016 N.S. (92)
Director, Canadian
Movie Titles: The Americanization of Emily, Tobruk, The Hospital, The Out-of-Towners, Plaza Suite, The Man in the Glass Booth, Love Story, Lonely Guy, In-Laws, Man of LaMancha

🎵Richard Hoffman -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1831 d.8/17/1909 (78)
Composer, Pianist, American, British

✍📰John Hollander -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1929 d.8/17/2013 (83)
Writer, Poet, Editor

🎵🎸Preston Hubbard -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1953 d.8/17/2016 N.S. (63)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Room Full of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds

🏆🏒William M. Jennings -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1920 N.S. d.8/17/1981 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, NHL Executive

Samuel Johnston -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1733 d.8/17/1816 (82)
Statesman, Attorney/Lawyer, Scotish

🏆Reiner Klimke -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1936 d.8/17/1999 (63)
Olympic Athlete, German
Misc: equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1984)

Howard Koch -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1901 d.8/17/1995 (93)
Screen/Scriptwriter
Misc: wrote the radio script for "War of the Worlds" and won an Oscar for the screenplay of "Casablanca"

⚖🎭Sonny Landham -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1941 d.8/17/2017 N.S. (76)
Politician, Actor
Movie Titles: Lock Up, Poltergeist, 48 Hours, Predator

🎨Fernand Leger -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1881 d.8/17/1955 (74)
Artist, French

Angelo J. Leno -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1910 d.8/17/1994 (83)
Celebrity Parent
Names/Places: Jay's father

🏆⚾Johnny Lipon -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1922 d.8/17/1998 (75)
MLB Shortstop

🏆🏁Tiny "Dewayne" Lund -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1929 d.8/17/1975 (45)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR

📰Robert C. Maynard -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1937 d.8/17/1993 (56) or 8/18/1993 (56)
Journalist, Publisher, Editor

🎭Horace McMahon -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1907 d.8/17/1971 (64)
Actor
Names/Places: RLN:MacMahon
TV Shows: Martin Kane (as Captain Willis), Danny Thomas Show (as Horace), Naked City (as Lt. Mike Parker), Jackie Gleason Show

🎨Barbara Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/8/1900 d.8/17/1992 (92)
Photographer

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Edwin Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1920 d.8/17/2010 (90)
Poet, Scotish

🎵Billy Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1877 d.8/17/1954 (77)
Pop Singer
Names/Places: NN:The Denver Nightengale
Misc: major star 1900-1930

🏆🏁Fred Offenhauser Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/11/1888 d.8/17/1973 (84)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: an American automotive engineer and mechanic who designed the Offenhauser racing engine, nicknamed the "Offy", which dominated competition in the Indianapolis 500 race for decades.

🎭Barney Phillips -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1913 d.8/17/1982 (68)
Actor
TV Shows: Dragnet (as Sgt. Ed Jacobs), Twelve O'Clock High (as Maj. Doc Kaiser), Felony Squad (as Capt. Franks), The Betty White Show

🎵Flip Phillips -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1915 d.8/17/2001 (86)
Tenor-sax

Arnold Raphel -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1943 d.8/17/1988 (45)
Ambassador

✍🎭William Redfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/26/1927 d.8/17/1976 (49)
Writer, Actor

Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1914 d.8/17/1988 (74)
Celebrity Son, Canadian
Names/Places: son of FDR and Eleanor

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Henry Joseph Round -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1881 d.8/17/1966 (85)
Engineer, English
Misc: electronics engineer whose numerous inventions contributed to the development of radio communications.

🎖Aleksandr Samsonov -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1859 O.S. or 11/14/1859 N.S. d.8/17/1914 O.S. (54) or 8/30/1914 N.S. (54)
General

🎖José de San Martin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1778 d.8/17/1850 (72)
Hall of Famer, Revolutionary, Argentine
Names/Places: born in Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, now known as Argentina

Lew R. Sarett -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/16/1888 d.8/17/1954 (66)
Poet

🎵Johnny Sayles -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/9/1937 d.8/17/1993 (56)
Soul Singer

🎵🎸Phil Seymour -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1952 d.8/17/1993 (41)
Songwriter, Singer, Drummer, Rock & Roll Performer

🏆🥊Jack Sharkey -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/6/1902 d.8/17/1994 (91)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Lithuanian
Names/Places: RN:Joseph Paul Zukauskas
Misc: ex-Welterweight champ

🎵🎷Clarence Shaw -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1926 d.8/17/1973 (47)
Jazz Trumpeter

📰⚖George Trevelyan -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1838 d.8/17/1928 (90)
Historian, Statesman, British

🎖⚖💰Jonathan Trumbull -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1710 d.8/17/1785 (74)
Revolutionary, Governor, Merchant

🎨Richard Upjohn -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1802 d.8/17/1878 (76)
Architect, British
Misc: Trinity church

🎭Vivian Vance -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1912 d.8/17/1979 (67)
Hall of Famer, TV/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Cherryville, KS
Misc: some say b. 1907, 11, or 13
TV Shows: I Love Lucy (as Ethel Mertz), The Lucy Show (as Vivian Bagley)

🎭Murvyn Vye -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1913 d.8/17/1976 (63)
Actor
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Lionel)

🎵🎷Ray Wetzel -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1924 d.8/17/1951 (26)
Jazz Trumpeter

🎵Paul Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/2/1939 d.8/17/1973 (34)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Temptations

🎨Ludwig Mies van der Rohe -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/27/1886 N.S. d.8/17/1969 N.S. (83)
Architect, German

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🎨Francesco Albani -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.3/17/1578 O.S. or 8/17/1578 O.S. d.10/4/1660 (82)
Painter, Italian
Misc: or born Aug 17, 1578

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