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WhoBirthdayAge on Saturday, Feb 17 1968
George Melford
02/17/1877-04/25/1961
91
Died Aged:84
Landers Stevens
02/17/1877-12/19/1940
91
Died Aged:63
George Watts
02/17/1879-07/01/1942
89
Died Aged:63
Noah Beery
02/17/1882-04/01/1946
86
Died Aged:64
Romaine Callender
02/17/1883-02/05/1976
85
Tenen Holtz
02/17/1887-07/01/1971
81
Edward "Gunboat" Smith
02/17/1887-08/06/1974
81
Evan Thomas
02/17/1891-1982
77
Marjorie Fielding
02/17/1892-12/28/1956
76
Died Aged:64
Victor Stanley
02/17/1892-01/29/1939
76
Died Aged:46
Mary Hinton
02/17/1896-02/05/1979
72
Priscilla Bonner
02/17/1899-02/21/1996
69
Michael Bay
02/17/1965
3
Ruth Clifford
02/17/1900-11/30/1998
68
Pat Moran
02/17/1901-08/09/1965
67
Died Aged:64
André Berthomieu
02/17/1903-04/10/1960
65
Died Aged:57
Kenne Duncan
02/17/1903-02/05/1972
65
Mary Brian
02/17/1906-12/30/2002
62
Staats Cotsworth
02/17/1908-04/09/1979
60
Ted Hecht
02/17/1908-06/24/1969
60
Viktor Staal
02/17/1909-06/04/1982
59
James Millican
02/17/1910-11/24/1955
58
Died Aged:45
Mary Benoit
02/17/1911-02/23/2002
57
Arthur Hunnicutt
02/17/1911-09/26/1979
57
Clifford Evans
02/17/1912-06/09/1985
56
Magda Kun
02/17/1912-11/07/1945
56
Died Aged:33
Arthur Kennedy
02/17/1914-01/05/1990
54
Wayne Morris
02/17/1914-09/14/1959
54
Died Aged:45
Michael Austin
02/17/1915-11/22/2005
53
Gilberte Géniat
02/17/1916-06/28/1986
52
David Blake Kelly
02/17/1916-01/21/1993
52
Raf Vallone
02/17/1916-10/31/2002
52
Garland 'Earl' Slatten
02/17/1917-04/30/1995
51
Manning Wilson
02/17/1918-12/09/1997
50
Kathleen Freeman
02/17/1919-08/23/2001
49
Desmond Tester
02/17/1919-12/31/2002
49
Carlos Arruza
02/17/1920-05/20/1966
48
Died Aged:46
Gene Gross
02/17/1920-05/21/1989
48
Ken Platt
02/17/1921-10/02/1998
47
Denise Provence
02/17/1921-11/14/2011
47
Billy Kearns
02/17/1923-11/28/1992
45
Giulio Donnini
02/17/1924
44
Joan Seton
02/17/1924
44
Mel Welles
02/17/1924-08/19/2005
44
Ace Alagna
02/17/1925-06/01/2000
43
Hal Holbrook
02/17/1925
43
Reed Parham
02/17/1925-04/04/2005
43
Jeremy Slate
02/17/1926-11/19/2006
42
Bobby Baum
02/17/1927-08/23/1989
41
Gloria Cromwell
02/17/1927-03/03/2008
41
Philip Latham
02/17/1929
39
Patricia Routledge
02/17/1929
39
Ed McCready
02/17/1930-09/05/2002
38
Ruth Rendell
02/17/1930-05/02/2015
38
William T. Lane
02/17/1931-06/29/2004
37
Spike Heatley
02/17/1933
35
Alan Bates
02/17/1934-12/27/2003
34
Barry Humphries
02/17/1934
34
Christina Pickles
02/17/1935
33
Jim Brown
02/17/1936
32
Benjamin Whitrow
02/17/1937
31
Yvonne Romain
02/17/1938
30
Kathryn Keeton
02/17/1939-09/19/1997
29
John Leyton
02/17/1939
29
Mary Ann Mobley
02/17/1939-12/09/2014
29
Gene Pitney
02/17/1940-04/05/2006
28
Pete Brady
02/17/1941
27
Julia McKenzie
02/17/1941
27
Mel Cabang
02/17/1942
26
Claire Malis
02/17/1943-08/24/2012
25
Joe Medjuck
02/17/1943
25
Sarah Fankboner
02/17/1945
23
Brenda Fricker
02/17/1945
23
Rand Hopkins
02/17/1945-01/03/2005
23
Calvin Jung
02/17/1945
23
Ulla Pia
02/17/1945
23
Zina Bethune
02/17/1946-02/12/2012
22
Gwenda Deacon
02/17/1946-11/25/2006
22
André Dussollier
02/17/1946
22
Dodie Stevens
02/17/1946
22
Dallas Adams
02/17/1947-08/29/1991
21
Duane Tucker
02/17/1948
20
Brian Darnley
02/17/1949
19
Don Scardino
02/17/1949
19
Lynne Moody
02/17/1950
18
Garry Chalk
02/17/1952
16
Norman Pace
02/17/1953
15
Aseneth Jurgenson
02/17/1954
14
Rene Russo
02/17/1954
14
Carole Davis
02/17/1958
10
Patrick Hébrard
02/17/1959
9
Steve Antin
02/17/1961
7
Mario Iván Martínez
02/17/1962
6
Lou Diamond Phillips
02/17/1962
6
Michael Jordan
02/17/1963
5
Larry the Cable Guy
02/17/1963
5
Jonathan Breck
02/17/1965
3

Passed on Saturday, Feb 17 1968
Donald Wolfit

Aired on Saturday, Feb 17 1968
Armchair TheatreThe Scallop Shell
Public EyeBut They Always Come Back for Tea
George and the DragonBig Deal

Now Showing Saturday, Feb 17 1968
UK
Astoria
Half a Sixpence
Casino
Custer Of The West
Coliseum
The Comedians

Aired on Saturday, Feb 17 1968
UK
BBC1
 5:25 pmDoctor WhoThe Web of Fear: Episode 3
BBC2
 9:10 pmCall My BluffEpisode

Aired on Saturday, Feb 17 1968
USA
CBS
 8:30 pmMy Three SonsUncle Charley's Aunt
 9:00 pmHogan's HeroesWhat Time Does the Balloon Go Up?
 9:30 pmPetticoat JunctionBillie Jo's First Record
10:00 pmMannixEight to Five, It's a Miracle
NBC
 8:30 pmGet Smart99 Loses Control

UK Chart
Wednesday, Feb 14 1968
Mighty QuinnManfred Mann1
Everlasting LoveThe Love Affair2
Bend Me Shape MeAmen Corner3
Am I That Easy To ForgetEngelbert Humperdinck4
She Wears My RingSolomon King5
Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)John Fred & The Playboy Band6
Suddenly You Love MeThe Tremeloes7
Gimme Little SignBrenton Wood8
Pictures Of Matchstick MenStatus Quo9
Fire BrigadeThe Move10
I Can Take Or Leave Your LovingHerman's Hermits11
Darlin'The Beach Boys12
WordsThe Bee Gees13
The Ballad Of Bonnie And ClydeGeorgie Fame14
Everything I AmPlastic Penny15
Don't Stop The CarnivalAlan Price Set16
Daydream BelieverThe Monkees17
Back On My Feet AgainThe Foundations18
Nights In White SatinThe Moody Blues19
I'm Coming HomeTom Jones20


US Chart
Saturday, Feb 17 1968
Love Is BluePaul Mauriat and His Orchestra1
Green TambourineLemon Pipers, The2
SpookyClassics IV3
I Wish It Would RainTemptations, The4
(Theme From) Valley Of The DollsDionne Warwick5
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The BayOtis Redding6
Goin' Out Of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Medley)Lettermen, The7
Nobody But MeHuman Beinz, The8
Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)John Fred and His Playboy Band9
I Wonder What She's Doing ToniteTommy Boyce and Bobby Hart10
Baby, Now That I've Found YouFoundations, The11
Woman, WomanUnion Gap12
Bend Me, Shape MeAmerican Breed, The13
Bottle Of WineFireballs, The14
We're A WinnerImpressions, The15
Chain Of FoolsAretha Franklin16
Simon SaysThe 1910 Fruitgum Co.17
SusanBuckinghams, The18
My Baby Must Be A MagicianMarvelettes, The19
There IsDells, The20