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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, May 17 1973
Ellis Jeffreys
05/17/1868-01/21/1943
105
Died Aged:74
Gertrude Hoffman
05/17/1871-10/21/1966
102
Died Aged:95
Lillian Leighton
05/17/1874-03/19/1956
99
Died Aged:81
Kitty Bradbury
05/17/1875-12/12/1945
98
Died Aged:70
Bertram Marburgh
05/17/1875-08/22/1956
98
Died Aged:81
Conway Tearle
05/17/1878-10/01/1938
95
Died Aged:60
Dorothy Gibson
05/17/1889-02/17/1946
84
Died Aged:56
William Irving
05/17/1893-12/25/1943
80
Died Aged:50
Ruth Donnelly
05/17/1896-11/17/1982
77
Alban Blakelock
05/17/1897-12/06/1966
76
Died Aged:69
Malcolm St. Clair
05/17/1897-06/01/1952
76
Died Aged:55
Ralf Harolde
05/17/1899-11/01/1974
74
Jean Gabin
05/17/1904-11/15/1976
69
Jacques Clancy
05/17/1905-05/19/2012
68
Jack Carr
05/17/1906-02/02/1967
67
Died Aged:60
Horace McMahon
05/17/1906-08/17/1971
67
Died Aged:65
Walter Chotzen
05/17/1911-10/20/1998
62
Ruth Dunning
05/17/1911-02/27/1983
62
Alfredo Mayo
05/17/1911-05/19/1985
62
Maureen O'Sullivan
05/17/1911-06/23/1998
62
Alec Clunes
05/17/1912-03/13/1970
61
Died Aged:57
Marie Déa
05/17/1912-03/01/1992
61
Guy Guy-Mas
05/17/1913
60
T. J. Halligan
05/17/1914-07/19/1970
59
Died Aged:56
Joan Benham
05/17/1918-06/13/1981
55
Mary Lawrence
05/17/1918-09/24/1991
55
Tony Aguilar
05/17/1919-06/19/2007
54
Raymond Gérôme
05/17/1920-02/02/2002
53
Herbert Gunn
05/17/1921-07/12/1999
52
Alice Backes
05/17/1923-03/15/2007
50
Douglas Blackwell
05/17/1924-10/17/2009
49
Bob Duggan
05/17/1924-02/08/1998
49
Hannes Messemer
05/17/1924-11/02/1991
49
Artro Morris
05/17/1926-02/11/2014
47
Dietmar Schönherr
05/17/1926-07/18/2014
47
Nyta Dover
05/17/1927-04/13/1998
46
Jean-Louis Richard
05/17/1927-06/03/2012
46
Jacques Ciron
05/17/1928
45
Miriam Byrd-Nethery
05/17/1929-01/06/2003
44
Renato Montalbano
05/17/1931
42
Antonio Casale
05/17/1932-02/04/2017
41
Janet Banzet
05/17/1934-07/29/1971
39
Died Aged:37
Dennis Potter
05/17/1935-06/07/1994
38
Don Dolan
05/17/1936
37
James Gordon
05/17/1936
37
Dennis Hopper
05/17/1936-05/29/2010
37
Dennis Hopper
05/17/1936-05/29/2010
37
Jason Bernard
05/17/1938-10/16/1996
35
Claude Johnson
05/17/1938-05/18/2009
35
André Valardy
05/17/1938-04/30/2007
35
Peter Gerety
05/17/1940
33
Taj Mahal
05/17/1942
31
Al White
05/17/1942
31
Douglas Dirkson
05/17/1943
30
Aleksandr Lenkov
05/17/1943
30
David Simeon
05/17/1943
30
Peter Hinwood
05/17/1946
27
Veronica Doran
05/17/1948
25
Doria Cook-Nelson
05/17/1949
24
Catherine Howe
05/17/1950
23
Alan Johnson
05/17/1950
23
Deborah Dutch
05/17/1951
22
Gérard Krawczyk
05/17/1953
20
Jon Iles
05/17/1954
19
Bill Paxton
05/17/1955-02/25/2017
18
Bob Saget
05/17/1956
17
Jennifer Butt
05/17/1958
15
Fiona Hutchison
05/17/1960
13
Enya
05/17/1961
12
Corey Johnson
05/17/1961
12
David Eigenberg
05/17/1964
9
Paige Turco
05/17/1965
8
Cameron Bancroft
05/17/1967
6
David Ramolet
05/17/1967
6
Alan Doyle
05/17/1969
4
Hill Harper
05/17/1973
0
Matthew McGrory
05/17/1973-08/09/2005
0

Passed on Thursday, May 17 1973
Matty Roubert

Aired on Thursday, May 17 1973
Crown CourtThere Was a Little Girl: Part 2
Witches' BrewEpisode #2.1
CheriEpisode #1.5
Thirty Minute TheatreShakespeare Country

Now Showing Thursday, May 17 1973
UK
Astoria
Mary Poppins
Casino
The Bridge On The River Kwai
Curzon Mayfair
Solaris
Odeon Haymarket
Charlotte's Web
Odeon Leicester Square
Lost Horizon
Odeon St. Martins Lane
Blood and Sand
Paramount
Brother Sun, Sister Moon
Prince Charles
Last Tango in Paris
Studio One
Snowball Express
Studio Two
Sounder
Universal
A Bequest to the Nation
Warner Rendezvous
O Lucky Man
Warner West End
The Thief Who Came to Dinner

UK Chart
Saturday, May 12 1973
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak TreeDawn featuring Tony Orlando1
Hell RaiserThe Sweet2
Hello! Hello! I'm Back AgainGary Glitter3
See My Baby JiveWizzard vocals The Suedettes4
Giving It All AwayRoger Daltrey5
And I Love You SoPerry Como6
Brother LouieHot Chocolate7
Drive-in Saturday (Seattle - Phoenix)David Bowie8
My LovePaul McCartney & Wings9
No More Mr. Nice GuyAlice Cooper10
All Because Of YouGeordie11
Get DownGilbert O'Sullivan12
Wonderful DreamAnne-Marie David13
Big EightJudge Dread14
I Am A ClownDavid Cassidy15
Some Kind Of Summer-Song For A Rainy DayDavid Cassidy15
Tweedle DeeLittle Jimmy Osmond16
The Right Thing To DoCarly Simon17
Never, Never, Never (Grande, Grande, Grande)Shirley Bassey18
Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)Deodato19
Could It Be I'm Falling In LoveThe Detroit Spinners20


US Chart
Saturday, May 12 1973
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak TreeDawn1
You Are The Sunshine Of My LifeStevie Wonder2
Little WillySweet3
The Cisco KidWar4
Drift AwayDobie Gray5
Stuck In The Middle With YouStealers Wheel6
FrankensteinEdgar Winter7
The Night The Lights Went Out In GeorgiaVicki Lawrence8
DanielElton John9
The Twelfth Of NeverDonny Osmond10
Reeling In The YearsSteely Dan11
WildflowerSkylark12
My LovePaul McCartney13
Pillow TalkSylvia14
Daisy A DayJud Strunk15
SingCarpenters16
Hocus PocusFocus17
Out Of The QuestionGilbert O'Sullivan18
Funky WormOhio Players19
Walk On The Wild SideLou Reed20