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Basic Today in Birthdays and Deaths July 17

Last Updated 11-04-2017

🎭Leo Howard -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.7/17/1997 N.S. or 7/13/1997 N.S.
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Kickin' It (as Jack Brewer)
Movie Titles: G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra, Conan the Barbarian, Logan

🏆⚽Carlos Alberto -- is 73 in the year 2017 and 74 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1944
Hall of Famer, Soccer Defender, Brazilian
Names/Places: RN: Carlos Alberto Torres
Misc: one of the best defenders of all time; captained Brazil to victory in the 1970 World Cup

🎭Lucie Arnaz -- is 66 in the year 2017 and 67 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1951
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Hollywood; Lucille Ball & Desi's daughter; Laurence Luckinbill's wife
TV Shows: Here's Lucy (as Kim Carter), Sons & Daughters, The Lucie Arnaz Show
Movie Titles: The Jazz Singer, Down to You, Smoking/Non-Smoking

🎵Susan Ashton -- is 50 in the year 2017 and 51 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1967
Gospel Singer

🎵🎸Lou Barlow -- is 51 in the year 2017 and 52 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1966
Songwriter, Alternative Rock Musician
Group Names: Dinosaur Jr., Folk Implosion

🎭Richard Bekins -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1954
Actor
Movie Titles: Limitless, United 93

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🎵🎷Regina Belle -- is 54 in the year 2017 and 55 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1963
Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Pop Singer, Adult-Pop Singer, Jazz Singer, Soul Singer

🎭Summer Bishil -- is 29 in the year 2017 and 30 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1988
Actress
TV Shows: The Magicians (as Margo Hanson)
Movie Titles: Towelhead, The Last Airbender, Crossing Over, Mooz-Lum

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✍🎭Tim Brooke-Taylor -- is 77 in the year 2017 and 78 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1940
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: At Last the 1948 Show (as various), The Goodies (as Tim Brooke-Taylor, etc.), Bananaman (as narrator, etc.), Me and My Girl (as Derek Yates)
Movie Titles: Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (writer)

🎵Luke Bryan -- is 41 in the year 2017 and 42 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1976
Songwriter, Country Singer

🎭Mark Burnett -- is 57 in the year 2017 and 58 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1960
Producer/Director, English
TV Shows: Survivor, The Apprentice, Shark Tank, Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?

🎵🎸Terry "Geezer" Butler -- is 68 in the year 2017 and 69 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1949
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Bassist, English
Group Names: Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, GZR, Heaven and Hell

✍⛪🎭🎵Diahann Carroll -- is 82 in the year 2017 and 83 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1935
Hall of Famer, Author, Baptist, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, TV Hostess, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Bronx; RN:Carol Diahann Johnson; Vic Damone's wife
TV Shows: Julia (as Julia Baker), Dynasty (as Dominique Deveraux), A Different World (as Whitley's mom)

🎭Thomas Carter -- is 64 in the year 2017 and 65 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1953
Actor, TV Producer/Director, Italian
TV Shows: Szysznyk, The White Shadow (as James Hayward), Equal Justice (producer), St. Elsewhere (producer), Miami Vice (producer)
Movie Titles: Coach Carter, Save the Last Dnce, Metro

🎭Shauna Case -- is 20 in the year 2017 and 21 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1997 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Incredible Chew (sketch performer)

🏆🏈🏀Calbert Cheaney -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1971
College Football Coach, NBA Player

🎭Jason Clarke -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1969
Actor, Producer, Australian
Movie Titles: Lawless, The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Everest, Terminator Genisys

🎵Elizabeth Cook -- is 45 in the year 2017 and 46 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1972
Country Singer
Misc: Alt-Country style; some say b. July 18 or 19

🎵Jarrett Cordes -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1971
Rhythm and Blues Singer, Hip Hop Performer
Names/Places: aka J.C. and D.J. Minutemix
Group Names: PM Dawn
Song Titles: Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

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🎭Tom Cullen -- is 32 in the year 2017 and 33 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1985
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Five (as Mark Wells); Downtown Abbey
Movie Titles: Weekend, The Last Days on Mars, Black Mountain Poets

Gino D'Acampo -- is 41 in the year 2017 and 42 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1976 N.S.
Chef, English
TV Shows: Let's Do Lunch, Gino's Italian Escape

🎭Jack Davidson -- is 81 in the year 2017 and 82 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1936
Actor
Movie Titles: Trading Places, The Secret of My Success, Shock Waves, Baby It's You

🎵🎸Spencer Davis -- is 78 in the year 2017 and 79 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1939
Multi-instrumentalist, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer, Welsh (Wales)
Names/Places: RN: Spancer David Nelson Davies
Misc: unconfirmed e-mails say he was b. Jul 14, 1941, AP says b. 1939, others say b. 1942
Group Names: Spencer Davis Group

🎭🎵🏆🎱Darren Day -- is 49 in the year 2017 and 50 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1968 N.S.
Actor, Singer, Snooker Player, English
Misc: stage: Godspell, Grease, Defending the Caveman, We Will Rock You
TV Shows: Hollyoaks (recurring)

🎭Tony Dovolani -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1973 N.S.
Dancer, Yugoslav
TV Shows: Dancing with the Stars

🎭Brando Eaton -- is 31 in the year 2017 and 32 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1986
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Secret Life of the American Teenager (as Griffin), Dexter (as Jonah Mitchell), Zoey 101 (as Vince Blake)
Movie Titles: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, American Sniper, Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach, Born to Race, Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero

🎭🎵Gale Garnett -- is 75 in the year 2017 and 76 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1942
Actress, Singer, Canadian, New Zealand
Names/Places: b. in Auckland, New Zealand
Song Titles: We'll Sing In The Sunshine

🎭Nancy Giles -- is 57 in the year 2017 and 58 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1960
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: China Beach (as Frankie Bunsen)
Movie Titles: Big, Working Girl

🎵🎸Brian Glascock -- is 69 in the year 2017 and 70 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1948
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: The Motels

🎭F. Gary Gray -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1969 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: The Italian Job, Straight Outta Compton, Law Abiding Citizen, The Negotiator

🎭🎵Tash Hamilton -- is 36 in the year 2017 and 37 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1981
Actress, Dancer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, English
Names/Places: aka Natasha
Group Names: Atomic Kitten

🎭🎵David Hasselhoff -- is 65 in the year 2017 and 66 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1952
TV/Movie/Soap Actor, TV Producer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD; Catherine Hickland's ex-husband
Misc: Germans love his singing; starred in an infamous youtube video eating a cheeseburger on the floor
TV Shows: Knight Rider (as Michael "Long" Knight), Baywatch (as Mitch Bucannon, also on Baywatch Nights)

🏆🏈Derrick Henry -- is 23 in the year 2017 and 24 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1994 N.S.
College Football Player, Football Runningback
Misc: Heisman Trophy (2015)
Sports Teams: University of Alabama

🎭🎵Mimi Hines -- is 84 in the year 2017 and 85 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1933
Actress, Comedienne, Singer, Canadian

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🎵Jeremih -- is 30 in the year 2017 and 31 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1987
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎭Sarah Jones -- is 34 in the year 2017 and 35 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1983
Actress
TV Shows: Vegas (as Mia Rizzo), The Path (as Alison Kemp)
Movie Titles: Love Takes Wing, Alcatraz, Still Green, Mr. Jones

🏆⚾Don Kessinger -- is 75 in the year 2017 and 76 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1942
MLB Manager, MLB Shortstop
Misc: 6x All-Star, 2x Gold Glove; now a securities broker in Memphis
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs

Ali Khameni -- is 78 in the year 2017 and 79 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1939
Head of State
Misc: Supreme Leader of Iran

🎭Michael Khoury -- is 21 in the year 2017 and 22 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1996 N.S.
Actor, Comedian

🏆🏈Daryle Lamonica -- is 76 in the year 2017 and 77 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1941
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player, AFL Figure
Names/Places: NN: The Mad Bomber
Misc: he led the Raiders to two touchdowns in 65 seconds to beat the Jets in the now famous "Heidi" game 11-17-68; Super Bowl II
Group Names: Oakland Raiders

🎭Heather Langenkamp -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1965
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Just the Ten of Us (as Marie Lubbock)
Movie Titles: Star Trek Into Darkness, Nightmare on Elm Street (series)

🏆🏀Bob Leonard -- is 85 in the year 2017 and 86 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1932
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Sports Teams: Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers (player 1956-1961), Chicago Packers/Zephyrs (players 1961-1963), Chicago Zephyrs / Baltimore Bullets (coach 1962-1964), Indiana Pacers (coach 1968-1980)

📰🎭Beth Littleford -- is 49 in the year 2017 and 50 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1968 N.S.
Correspondent, Actress
TV Shows: The Hard times of RJ Berger, The Daily Show, Dog with a Blog (as Ellen Jennings)
Movie Titles: Crazy Stupid Love, Drillbit Taylor

🎭Billie Catherine Lourd -- is 25 in the year 2017 and 26 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1992
Actress
Names/Places: Carrie Fisher & Bryan's girl
TV Shows: Scream Queens (as Chanel #3)
Movie Titles: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode VIII

🏆Verne Lundquist -- is 77 in the year 2017 and 78 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster

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🎵Leanne "LeLee" Lyons -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1973
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: SWV

🏆🏀Donny Marshall -- is 45 in the year 2017 and 46 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1972
NBA Player

James McCormick -- is 83 in the year 2017 and 84 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1934
Comedy Writer

🎵🎸Chet McCracken -- is 65 in the year 2017 and 66 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1952
Rock & Roll Drummer
Misc: session drummer
Group Names: The Doobie Brothers

🏆🏈Gene McGuire -- is 47 in the year 2017 and 48 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1970
NFL Center

⚛⚖Angela Merkel -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1954
Scientist, Politician, German
Misc: German Chancellor

🎭Denise Miller -- is 54 in the year 2017 and 55 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1963
Actress
TV Shows: Fish (as Jilly), Makin' It (as Tina Manucci), Archie Bunker's Place (as Billie Bunker)

🏆🏒Ryan Miller -- is 37 in the year 2017 and 38 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1980
NHL Goaltender, Olympic Athlete, American

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🎵🎸Zoot Money -- is 75 in the year 2017 and 76 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1942
Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RN: George Bruno Money
Group Names: The Animals, soloist

🎵Craig Morgan -- is 53 in the year 2017 and 54 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1964
Songwriter, Country Singer

🏆🏈Eric Moulds -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1973
NFL Wide Receiver

Chloe Murdoch -- is 14 in the year 2017 and 15 in the year 2018; b.7/17/2003
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Wendi Deng and Rupert's daughter

🏆🏈Scott Norwood -- is 57 in the year 2017 and 58 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1960
NFL Kicker
Misc: Superbowl XXV
Sports Teams: Buffalo Bills

🏆🏁🎿Matti Nykänen -- is 54 in the year 2017 and 55 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1963
Skier, Olympic Athlete, Finnish
Misc: Olympic gold 1984, 88

Camilla Parker-Bowles -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1947
English
Names/Places: Duchess of Cornwall

🎭🏆Karen Elaine Price -- is 57 in the year 2017 and 58 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1960
Stuntwoman, Producer, Director, Model, Playmate
Misc: January 1981

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Oliver Puck -- is 12 in the year 2017 and 13 in the year 2018; b.7/17/2005
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Gelila Assefu and Wolfgang's son

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🎵🎷Ben Riley -- is 84 in the year 2017 and 85 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1933
Jazz Drummer
Group Names: Thelonious Monk (1964-1967), Sphere (a Thelonious Monk tribute band)

🏆🏒Marc Savard -- is 40 in the year 2017 and 41 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1977
NHL Center, Canadian

Ali Sayles -- is 24 in the year 2017 and 25 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1993
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Ruth Pointer & Michael's girl

Conor Sayles -- is 24 in the year 2017 and 25 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1993
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Ruth Pointer & Michael's son

✍🎵Peter "P.D.Q. Bach" Schickele -- is 82 in the year 2017 and 83 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1935
Satirist, Arranger, Composer, Musician, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: NN: P.D.Q. Bach: The Last & Least of Bach's Many Children
Misc: b. 1807, d.1742 (implausible?); film, TV, & theater scores

🎭Bitty Schram -- is 49 in the year 2017 and 50 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1968
Actress
TV Shows: Monk (as Sharona Fleming)
Movie Titles: A League of Their Own, Marvin's Room, Caught

🎵🎸Kim Shattuck -- is 54 in the year 2017 and 55 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1963
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Muffs, The Pixies

🎵🎸Fran Smith Jr. -- is 65 in the year 2017 and 66 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1952
Singer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: The Hooters

🎵🏆Mandy Smith -- is 47 in the year 2017 and 48 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1970
Pop Singer, Model, English
Names/Places: RFMN:Amanda Luise; Bill Wyman's ex-

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🏆🏒Tommy Söderström -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1969
NHL Goaltender, Swedish

🎭🎵P. J. Soles -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1950
TV/Movie Actress, Composer
Names/Places: RN:Pamela Jane Hardon; Dennis Quaid's, then Skip Holm's wife
TV Shows: The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (TV movie)
Movie Titles: Pvt. Benjamin, Stripes, Breaking Away, Rock and Roll High School, Carrie, Halloween

🎵Sole -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1973
Rap Music Performer

Sabrina Starkman -- is 12 in the year 2017 and 13 in the year 2018; b.7/17/2005
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Cindy Margolis and Guy's twin daughter

Sierra Starkman -- is 12 in the year 2017 and 13 in the year 2018; b.7/17/2005
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Cindy Margolis and Guy's twin daughter

🎭J. Michael Straczynski -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1954
Producer
Misc: TV Show creator
TV Shows: Babylon 5 (writer)
Movie Titles: Thor (writer), World War Z (writer), Changling (writer)

⛪🎭Donald Sutherland -- is 82 in the year 2017 and 83 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1935
Protestant, Movie Actor, Producer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in John, N.B.
Misc: b. 1932? 1935?
Movie Titles: The Italian Job, The Hunger Games (series), M*A*S*H, Klute, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Ordinary People, Backdraft, Space Cowboys

🏆Tiffany Taylor -- is 40 in the year 2017 and 41 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1977
Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Summer Hanson
Misc: November 1998; nude model; not to be confused with another Tiffany Taylor the XXX actress

🏆⚾Bobby Thigpen -- is 54 in the year 2017 and 55 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1963
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: RFN: Robert Thomas
Misc: individual record for saves [57] in one season [1990]
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox

🏆🏒Bryan Trottier -- is 61 in the year 2017 and 62 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1956
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1975-1994; led New York Islanders to 4 straight Stanley Cups (1980-83); Rookie of Year (1976); scoring champion (134 points) and regular season MVP in 1979; playoff MVP (1980); added fifth and sixth Cups with Pittsburgh in 1991 and '92.
Sports Teams: New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins

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🎵🎸Michael "Mike" Vale -- is 68 in the year 2017 and 69 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1949
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Tommy James & the Shondells

🎭Caitlin Van Zandt -- is 32 in the year 2017 and 33 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1985
Actress
Movie Titles: Camp, Stephanie Daley, Gardener of Eden

🎭🎵John Ventimiglia -- is 54 in the year 2017 and 55 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1963
Actor, Composer
TV Shows: The Sopranos (as Artie Bucco)
Movie Titles: The Iceman, Operation Autumn, Flypaper

🎭🏆Mike Vogel -- is 38 in the year 2017 and 39 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1979
Actor, Model
TV Shows: Under the Dome (as Dale "Barbie" Barbara)
Movie Titles: Cloverfield, The Help, Blue Valentine, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

🏆🏀Eric (Basketball) Williams -- is 45 in the year 2017 and 46 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1972
NBA Player

🎭Alexandra Wilson -- is 49 in the year 2017 and 50 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1968
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Homefront (as Sarah)
Movie Titles: Small Soldiers, The Christms Wish, Ocean Park

🎭Alex Winter -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1965
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Jimmy Kimmel Live! (director), Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures
Movie Titles: Freaked, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, Deep Web (director)

🎭Eric Winter -- is 41 in the year 2017 and 42 in the year 2018; b.7/17/1976
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Witches of East End (as Dash Gardiner)
Movie Titles: The Ugly Truth, Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Beyond: Two Souls

🎭Acquanetta -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1921 d.8/16/2004 (83)
Actress
Names/Places: FN:Burnu
Movie Titles: Tarzan and the Leopard Woman

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🎵🎸Ronald Frank "Ron" Asheton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1948 d.1/1/2009 (60)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Stooges

💰John Jacob Astor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1763 d.3/29/1848 (84)
Financier, Zillionaire, Fur Trader, German
Misc: the richest man in the U.S.

🎵George "Trio" Barnes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1921 d.9/5/1977 (56)
Guitarist
Misc: Swing-jazz style guitarist who claimed that he played the first electric guitar in 1931

🎭Lucille Benson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1914 d.2/17/1984 (69)
TV Actress
TV Shows: Bosom Buddies (as Lilly Sinclair)

🏆⚾Lou Bourdeau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1917 d.8/10/2001 (84)
Hall of Famer, MLB Shortstop
Misc: AL MVP 1948
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1938-1950), Boston Red Sox (1951-1952), Cleveland Indians (manager, 1942-1950), Boston Red Sox (manager, 1952-1954), Kansas City Athletics (manager, 1955-1957), Chicago Cubs (1960)

💰🎭James Cagney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1899 d.3/30/1986 (86)
Founder, Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: RN:James Cagney Jr.; b. in New York City; Jeanne's brother; d. in Stanfordville, New York
Movie Titles: Yankee Doodle Dandy, White Heat, Angels with Dirty Faces, One Two Three

🏆🥊Édouard Carpentier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1926 O.S. d.10/30/2010 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Canadian, French
Names/Places: Edouard Ignacz Weiczorkiewicz

🎵Niccolo Castiglioni -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1932 d.9/7/1996 (64)
Composer

🎭Mary Clare -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1894 d.8/29/1970 (76)
Actress, English

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🎭Peter Coffield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1945 d.11/19/1983 (38)
Actor

🎵🎸Bruce Crump -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1957 d.3/16/2015 (57)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Molly Hatchet

🎭Marcel Dalio -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1900 d.11/20/1983 (83)
Movie Actor
Misc: b. Sep 23, 1899?
Movie Titles: Casablanca

🎭John Darrow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1907 d.2/24/1980 (72)
Actor

🎭Phyllis Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1940 d.9/27/2013 N.S. (73)
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1995; some say b. 1947
TV Shows: Love American Style (player), Vega$ (as Beatrice Travis), Magnum P.I.
Movie Titles: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, The Day of the Dolphin, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

🎨🎭🎵Phyllis Diller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1917 d.8/20/2012 (95)
Painter, Actress, Comedienne, Panelist, Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Lima, OH; NN:Wizard of Ooze; RLN:Driver
TV Shows: The Gong Show (panelist), The Hollywood Squares (panelist), The Pruitts of Southhampton, The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show, Bold & The Beautiful

🎭Michael "Mike" Elliott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1946 d.12/23/2014 (68)
Actor, Comedian, Personality, English
Names/Places: NN:Mike the Mouth
Misc: radio personality

✍⚖Erle Stanley Gardner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1889 d.3/11/1970 (80)
Novelist, Mystery Writer, Attorney/Lawyer
Book Titles: Perry Mason (series creator)

🎭William Gargan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1905 d.2/17/1979 (73)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Martin Kane (detective star 1949-51,57)
Movie Titles: Ellery Queen (1940s film)

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Elbridge Gerry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1744 d.11/23/1814 (70)
Vice President
Misc: 5th U.S. Vice President; Declaration of Independence signer; father of the "gerrymander"

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Gordon Gould -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1920 d.9/16/2005 (85)
Physicist
Misc: coined the word "laser": acronym for Light Amplification Emission of Radiation; not b. July 19

🏆🏒Wilfred Thomas "Shorty" Green -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1896 d.4/19/1960 (63)
Hall of Famer, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1923-1927
Sports Teams: Hamilton Tigers, New York Americans

🎵🎷Vince Guaraldi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1928 d.2/6/1976 (47)
Songwriter, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist
Misc: wrote music for Charlie Brown TV specials
Group Names: Vince Guaraldi Trio

🎵Guru -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1966 d.4/20/2010 (43)
Hip Hop Rapper
Group Names: Gang Starr

🎵Damon Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1950 d.2/18/2013 (62)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Temptations

🏆🏀Cornelius L. "Connie" Hawkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1942 d.10/6/2017 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure
Names/Places: NN:The Hawk
Misc: Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968; playground legend, high-gliding star big man from Brooklyn. Career marred by alleged point-shaving scandal. Nonetheless starred for Harlem Globetrotters, ABL-ABA Pittsburgh Pipers, which he led to the first ABA title in 1968; Suns #42
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Rens (ABL 1961-1963), Harlem Globetrotters (1963-1967), Pittsburgh/Minnesota Pipers (ABA 1967-1969), Phoenix Suns (1969-1973), Los Angeles Lakers (1973-1975), Atlanta Hawks (1975-1976)

💰Lazare Kaplan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1883 d.2/12/1986 (102)
Merchant
Misc: diamond cutter

🎵Jimmy Kish -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1925 d.5/27/2010 (84)
Country Performer
Names/Places: NN:The Flying Cowboy

🎵Nicolette Larson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1952 d.12/16/1997 (45)
Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Helena, MT
Song Titles: Lotta Love

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🏆🏒Jack Laviolette -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1879 d.1/9/1960 (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played from 1903-1918
Sports Teams: Montreal Le National, Michigan Soo Indians, Montreal Shamrocks, Montreal Canadiens

✍🎭Art Linkletter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1912 d.5/26/2010 (97)
Hall of Famer, Author, Radio Actor, TV Talk Show Host, Variety Show Host, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
TV Shows: Kids Say the Darndest Things, Life with Linkletter, People Are Funny, Art Linkletter's House Party

✍🎭Pat McCormick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1927 d.7/29/2005 (78)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Don Rickles Show (regular and head writer), New Bill Cosby Show (regular)

🏆⚾Roy McMillan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1930 d.11/2/1997 (67)
MLB Shortstop
Misc: 3x Gold Glove; played over 2,000 games from 1951-66
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Reds, Milwaukee Braves, New York Mets

📰🎭Bill Monroe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1920 d.2/17/2011 (90)
Newscaster, Journalist, TV Producer, Panelist
TV Shows: Meet The Press (moderator 1975-84 & panelist)

🎵Joseph "Joe" Morello -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1928 d.3/12/2011 (82)
Drummer
Group Names: Dave Brubeck Quartet

🎵🎷Mary Osborne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1921 d.3/4/1992 (70)
Guitarist, Jazz Performer

🎭William Pierson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1926 d.8/27/2004 (78)
Actor
Misc: Best remembered for his role as Marko the Mailman in the Billy Wilder film classic "Stalag 17"
Movie Titles: Stalag 17

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🎭Stanley Ridges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1891 d.4/22/1951 (59)
Actor
Movie Titles: Possessed, Sgt. York, Mr. Ace

🎨Arthur Rothstein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1915 d.11/11/1985 (70)
Photographer

🏆Juan Antonio Samaranch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1920 d.4/21/2010 (89)
Sports Executive, Spanish
Misc: President of the I.O.C.

🎵🎷Jimmy Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1925 d.6/12/2014 (88)
Jazz Singer

🎵🎷Phoebe Snow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1952 d.4/26/2011 (58)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Laub
Misc: b. 1950?
Song Titles: Poetry Man
TV Shows: 9 to 5 (theme song singer), A Different World (theme song singer)

🎵Red Sovine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1918 d.4/4/1980 (61)
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Woodrow Wilson
Misc: truck driving songs

🎭Tetsuro Tamba -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1922 d.9/24/2006 (84)
Movie Actor, Japanese
Movie Titles: You Only Live Twice

🎵🎸Mick Tucker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1947 d.2/14/2002 (54)
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Sweet

🎭Billye Rae Wallace -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1925 d.3/3/1999 (73)
Actress

⛪🎵Isaac Watts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1674 d.11/25/1748 (74)
Clergyman, Theologian, Composer, English

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🎭Maude Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/11/1872 d.7/17/1953 (80)
Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: RLN:Kiskadden
Misc: played over 1500 Peter Pan title performances

🏆🏈Bill Arnsparger -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/16/1926 d.7/17/2015 (88)
NFL Coach, College Football Coach

🎭Harvey Atkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1942 N.S. d.7/17/2017 N.S. (74)
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Cagney and Lacey (as Ronald Coleman), The Super Mario Bros. Show
Movie Titles: Heavy Metal, Meatballs

🎭Donald (Don) "Red" Barry -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1912 d.7/17/1980 (68)
TV/Movie Actor, Director
Names/Places: RN:Donald Barry de Acosta
TV Shows: Surfside Six (as Lt. Snedigar), Mr. Novak (as Mr. Gallo)
Movie Titles: Red Ryder (western serials)

Johann Bernoulli II -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1710 d.7/17/1790 (80)
Mathematician, Swiss

🏆🏁Jules Bianchi -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1989 d.7/17/2015 (25)
Auto Racer, French
Misc: Formula One

✍🎖⛪🎵Evangeline Cory Booth -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1865 d.7/17/1950 (84)
Author, General, Religionist, Composer
Misc: Salvation Army gen'l

🏆🎾Jean Borota -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/13/1898 d.7/17/1994 (95)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, French
Misc: who played in thirty-five Wimbeldons between 1922 and 1964. In 1927, as one of the Four Musketeers (the others being Ren Lacoste, Henri Cochet, and Jacques Brugnon), he helped France win the Davis Cup for the first time.

⚛💰Jim Bridger -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1804 d.7/17/1881 (77)
Explorer, Guide, Scout, Fur Trader

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Chang And Eng Bunker -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1811 d.7/17/1874 (63)
Siamese Twin, Siamese
Misc: original siamese twins; b. Siam (now Thailand)

🎵🎸Bryan "Chas" Chandler -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1938 d.7/17/1996 (57)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Names/Places: NN:Chrissie Boy
Group Names: The Jimi Hendrix Experience (manager), The Animals (co-founder)

🎵Harry Choates -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1922 d.7/17/1951 (29)
Singer, Fiddler, Bandleader

🎭🏆⚾Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1886 d.7/17/1961 (74)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: NN:The Georgia Peach
Misc: AL Chalmers Award Winner 1911; played in 3000 games, batted a record .367, stole 892 bases, and 4,191 hits. He was with the Detroit Tigers for 22 years starting in 1905. He set more records than any other player and his career average of .367 is still the best. He won the A.L batting title 12 times and scored a record 2,244 runs, 1,960 RBIs.
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (player 1905-1926, manager 1921-1926), Philadelphia Athletics (player 1927-1928)

🎵🎷John "Trane" Coltrane -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1926 d.7/17/1967 (40)
Composer, Soprano-sax, Tenor-sax, Jazz Musician
Misc: tenor & soprano sax innovator; some say b. Sep 26
Group Names: Miles Davis Quintet

🎖Charlotte Corday -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1768 d.7/17/1793 (24)
Revolutionary, French
Misc: assassin of French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat (murdered July 13, 1793)

⛪📰Walter Cronkite -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1916 d.7/17/2009 (92)
Hall of Famer, Episcopalian, Newscaster, Journalist
Names/Places: b. in St. Joseph, MO; NN:The Most Trusted Man in America; MN:Leonard Jr.
Misc: ...and that's the way it is.
TV Shows: CBS Evening News Anchorman (1962-81), You Are There, It's News to Me, Pick the Winner, The 20th Century, Universe

👑Czar Nicholas II -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1868 d.7/17/1918 (50)
King, Russian
Names/Places: LN:Romanov
Misc: the last Tsar of Russia 1894-1917

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🎭Thayer David -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/4/1927 d.7/17/1978 (51)
Actor
Movie Titles: Rocky

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🏆⚾"Dizzy" Dean -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1911 d.7/17/1974 (63)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Lukas, AR; RFN:Jerome Jan Hannah
Misc: 4x All-Star, 4x MLB strikeout leader, 2x MLB wins leader, NL MVP 1934; St. Louis Cardinal "Gashouse Gang" colorful pitcher; Dean won 163 games and lost 101. His lifetime ERA was 3.03. He once struck out 17 batters in a single game, then a record, but since bettered (Roger Clemens fanned 20); mentioned in "Who's On First?"; Cardinals #17 retired and in Cardinals Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1930, 1932-1937), Chicago Cubs (1938-1941), St. Louis Browns (1947)

💰Dorothea Lynde Dix -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1802 d.7/17/1887 (85)
Philanthropist, Social Reformer, Political Activist
Misc: aroused interest in treatment of mental inmates

🏆Mel Durslag -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1921 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, Sports Writer
Misc: Los Angeles Herald Express, TV Guide, Los Angeles Times

🎭🎵Cliff Edwards -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1895 d.7/17/1971 (76)
Stage Actor, Vaudevillan, Cartoon Voice Actor, Composer, Singer, Ukelele
Names/Places: NN:Ukulele Ike
Misc: Jiminy Cricket voicist; not d. 7-18

🏆🏁Juan Manuel Fangio -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1911 d.7/17/1995 (84)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Argentine
Misc: 5-time Formula One world champion (1951,54-57); 24 career wins, retired in 1958.

🎭Geraldine Fitzgerald -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1913 d.7/17/2005 (91)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Director, Irish

🎭Bernard Giraudeau -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1947 d.7/17/2010 (63)
Actor, French

🏆⚽Billy Gonsalves -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1908 d.7/17/1977 (68)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🏆🥊Frank Donald Goodish -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1946 N.S. d.7/17/1988 N.S. (42)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Brusier Brody and King Kong Brody

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📰💰Katharine Meyer Graham -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1917 d.7/17/2001 (84)
Publisher, Executive
Misc: Chairwoman of The Washington Post

Charles Grey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1764 d.7/17/1845 (81)
Prime Minister, British
Misc: 2nd Earl Grey

🎭Harry Guardino -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1925 d.7/17/1995 (69)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: was in hundreds of TV dramas
TV Shows: Perry Mason, Hill Street Blues

🎭Larry Haines -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1918 d.7/17/2008 (89)
Actor
TV Shows: Gangbusters, Mike Hammer, Search for Tomorrow, Loving

Sir Edward Heath -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1916 d.7/17/2005 (89)
Prime Minister, English
Misc: was British prime minister from 1970-74 and took Britain into the then European Economic Community.

🎵🎷Billie "Lady Day" Holiday -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1915 d.7/17/1959 (44)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore; RN:Eleanora Fagan; Clarence's illegitimate daughter
Misc: considered to be the greatest of all time

🎭🎵Ray Jessel -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/23/1929 d.7/17/2015 (85)
TV/Soap Actor, Comedian, Novelty Singer
Misc: some say b. 1923

👑King Edward The Elder Of England -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/874 d.7/17/924 (55)
King
Misc: born between 871 and 877

Susanne K. Langer -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1895 d.7/17/1985 (89)
Author, Philosopher

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George Low -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/10/1926 d.7/17/1984 (58)
Scientist
Misc: leader of the NASA Apollo program

🏆🏀Ubiratan Pereira Maciel -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1944 d.7/17/2002 (58)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure, Brazilian
Misc: Known as O Rei (The King) in his homeland of Brazil; represented Brazil in four Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1964; gold medalist at 1963 FIBA World Championship and 1971 Pan American Games; 6-time gold medalist at South American Championships; FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.
Sports Teams: Clube Esperia (Brazil), Corinthians (Brazil), Venezia (Italy), Trianon Clube (Brazil), Sirio (Brazil), Palmeiras (Brazil), Sao Jose dos Campos (Brazil)

🎭Joseph Maher -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1933 d.7/17/1998 (64)
Actor

🎭Margo -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1918 d.7/17/1985 (67)
Actress
Names/Places: Eddie Albert's wife
Movie Titles: Viva Zapata

🎭Gertrude McCoy -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1890 d.7/17/1967 (77)
Movie Actress

🎵Howard McGhee -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1918 d.7/17/1987 (69)
Pianist, Reeds, Trumpeter

🏆Van Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1927 d.7/17/2015 (87)
Sports Announcer
Sports Teams: Buffalo Bills (longtime radio broadcaster)

Phoebe Omlie -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1902 d.7/17/1975 (72)
Aviatrix

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Jules "Henri" Poincare -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1854 d.7/17/1912 (58)
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, French
Misc: influenced cosmogony, relativity, and topology and was a gifted interpreter of science to a wide public.

Sam Popeil -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1915 d.7/17/1984 (69)
Inventor
Misc: Veg-O-Matic

🎭Hugh Reilly -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1915 d.7/17/1998 (82)
Actor
TV Shows: Lassie (as Paul Martin), TV Reader's Digest

🏆⚾Ed Reulbach -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1882 d.7/17/1961 (78)
MLB Pitcher

🎵Don Rich -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1941 d.7/17/1974 (32)
Country Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Buckaroos (Buck Owens' backup band)
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎨George Rickey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1907 d.7/17/2002 (95)
Sculptor

Anastasia Romanov -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1901 O.S. or 6/18/1901 N.S. d.7/17/1918 (17)
Celebrity Daughter, Russian
Names/Places: aka Anna Anderson; alleged daughter of Czar Nicholas II of Russia
Misc: the impostor died in 1984

👑Alexandria Romanov -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1872 d.7/17/1918 (46)
Queen, Russian
Names/Places: Czar Nicholas' wife

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✍📰Adam Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1723 O.S. or 6/16/1723 N.S. d.7/17/1790 (67)
Author, Philosopher, Economist, Scotish
Names/Places: RN:George J. Goodman
Misc: Wealth Of Nations

🎭Paul Sorensen -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1926 d.7/17/2008 (82)
Actor

Mickey Spillane -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1918 d.7/17/2006 (88)
Novelist
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.; RFN:Frank
Book Titles: Mike Hammer (creator)

🎵Larry Wayne Stevens -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1939 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (77)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka Gary Sanford Paxton
Group Names: Skip and Flip, The Hollywood Argyles
Song Titles: Alley Oop (producer and singer for The Hollywood Argyles), Monster Mash (producer for Bobby "Boris" Pickett)

🎵Wynn Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1934 d.7/17/1985 (51)
Songwriter, Country Singer

🎭🎵Elaine Stritch -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1925 d.7/17/2014 (89)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Panelist, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit
TV Shows: Pantomime Quiz, The Growing Paynes, Ellen Burstyn Show
Movie Titles: Small Time Crooks

🎵Roosevelt Sykes -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/31/1906 d.7/17/1983 (77)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Blues Performer

🎭🎵Fred Tomlinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1927 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (88)
Comedian, Singer
Group Names: The Fred Tomlinson Singers (lead)
Song Titles: The Lumberjack Song (wrote for Monty Python)
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Two Ronnies

🎨⚖Raoul Wallenberg -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1912 d.7/17/1947 (34)
Architect, Statesman, Swedish
Misc: credited with saving 100,000 Jews in Budapest from the Nazis during World War II. Presumed deceased on July 17, 1947. He was the second person to receive honorary U.S. citizenship [1981]

🎵Gordon Waller -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1945 d.7/17/2009 (64)
Pop Singer/Guitarist, Scotish
Group Names: Peter and Gordon (with Peter Asher)

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Dr. Robert Clifton Weaver -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1907 d.7/17/1997 (89)
Presidential Aide
Misc: Department of Housing & Urban Development head; the first black to serve in the U.S. Cabinet

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🎨James Whistler -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1834 d.7/17/1903 (69)
Hall of Famer, Painter, Etcher
Names/Places: b. in Lowell, Ma.; MN:Abbott McNeill; b. Jul 14?
Misc: the world famous painter of his mother, Whistler's Mother

🎖⛪William White -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1748 d.7/17/1836 (88)
Revolutionary, Clergyman
Misc: First bishop consecrated in England for the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, and first presiding bishop of that church.

🎵Joe Lee Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1935 d.7/17/2011 (75)
Singer

🎵🎸Paul (B. 1947) Young -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1947 d.7/17/2000 (53)
Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: not to be confused with English solo singer Paul Young
Group Names: Mike & the Mechanics (lead)

🎭Patricia Zipprodt -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1925 d.7/17/1999 (74)
Costume Designer

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The Holiday Almanacs July 17, 2018

What's Today?

Today is Tue Jul the 17 in the year 2018
Jan 1 began on a Mon
This is day 198 of the year
Serialnumber = 43286
Julian date = 2458305 O.S.= 7 - 4 - 2018

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Alexius, confessor.
Space Week (Day 3)
[Gabon] Independence day (1960)
[Iraq] Revolution Day/National Day (1968)
[Mexico] Day of National Mourning (Alvaro Obregon, Benito Juarez) (thru 7-18)
[Puerto Rico] Mu¤oz Rivera Day (1859)
[South Korea] Constitution Day (1948)
[USA] Wrong Way Corrigan Day.
[USA] National POW/MIA Recognition Day (1981 and 1982 only)
Birthday of Isis (celebrated in Egypt).
Disneyland Day
Geographers' Day.
Munoz-Rivera's Birthday (Puerto Rico).
SpaceWeek International Week (Day 2)
Captive Nations Week (Day 3)

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Cancer: The Crab (6-22 thru 7-21); Ruling Planet: Moon. Element: Water. Traits: Maternal, compassionate, thrifty. Body part associated with this sign: The breast. Occupations: Raising children, animals, or plants, history, antiques, caring for the elderly.
Astrological sign: Leo: The Lion (7-23 thru 8-22); Ruling Planet: Sun. Element: Fire. Traits: Forceful, generous, creative, well-organized. Body part associated with this sign: The heart. Occupations: Supervisor, actor, king, activities requiring physical strength, bartender.
Full Moon: the Thunder Moon and the Mead Moon, the Corn Moon, the Herb Moon
Gems: ruby and onxy
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the ruby is for friendship, and the water lily and the larkspur are for ardent attachment.
Flowers: water lily and larkspur
Before the 20th century, July was pronounced to rhyme with "truly."
July's name commemorates the founder of the Julian calendar, Julius Caesar. Before that, July was called Quintilius.
[USA] Fiscal year begins
Baked Beans Month
Hitch Hiking Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hot Dog Month
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