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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, May 26 1971
Charles Winninger
05/26/1884-01/29/1969
87
Died Aged:84
Al Jolson
05/26/1886-10/23/1950
85
Died Aged:64
Paul Lukas
05/26/1891-08/16/1971
80
Charles Stevens
05/26/1893-08/22/1964
78
Died Aged:71
Norma Talmadge
05/26/1894-12/24/1957
77
Died Aged:63
Arthur Berkeley
05/26/1896-07/29/1962
75
Died Aged:66
Nina Varela
05/26/1902-02/13/1982
69
Danny Green
05/26/1903-1973
68
George Formby
05/26/1904-03/06/1961
67
Died Aged:56
Derek Twist
05/26/1905-08/15/1979
66
Dorothy Christy
05/26/1906-05/21/1977
65
Pierre Prévert
05/26/1906-04/05/1988
65
John Wayne
05/26/1907-06/11/1979
64
Robert Morley
05/26/1908-06/03/1992
63
Ben Alexander
05/26/1911-07/05/1969
60
Died Aged:58
Maurice Baquet
05/26/1911-07/08/2005
60
Peter Cushing
05/26/1913-08/11/1994
58
Archie Duncan
05/26/1914-07/24/1979
57
Ziggy Elman
05/26/1914-06/25/1968
57
Died Aged:54
Frankie Manning
05/26/1914-04/27/2009
57
Sam Edwards
05/26/1915-07/24/2004
56
Olga Edwardes
05/26/1917-2008
54
Éva Szörényi
05/26/1917-12/01/2009
54
John Dall
05/26/1918-01/15/1971
53
Died Aged:52
Billy Beck
05/26/1920-06/29/2011
51
Gordon Jocelyn
05/26/1920-12/02/2016
51
Peggy Lee
05/26/1920-01/21/2002
51
Michael Westmore
05/26/1920
51
Andrew Downie
05/26/1922-04/15/2009
49
James Arness
05/26/1923-06/03/2011
48
Roy Dotrice
05/26/1923-10/16/2017
48
Lucky Grills
05/26/1923
48
Jean Sullivan
05/26/1923-02/27/2003
48
Horst Tappert
05/26/1923-12/13/2008
48
Leonard Maguire
05/26/1924-09/12/1997
47
John Stone
05/26/1924-2007
47
Alec McCowen
05/26/1925-02/06/2017
46
Miles Davis
05/26/1926-09/28/1991
45
Tenniel Evans
05/26/1926-06/10/2009
45
Antonio Prieto
05/26/1926-07/14/2011
45
Jacques Bergerac
05/26/1927-06/15/2014
44
Pilar Del Rey
05/26/1929
42
Patrick Horgan
05/26/1929
42
James Carruthers
05/26/1931-10/29/1995
40
Frank Beyer
05/26/1932-10/01/2006
39
Sheila Steafel
05/26/1935
36
Richard Harrison
05/26/1936
35
Derrick Gilbert
05/26/1937
34
Ron Holgate
05/26/1937
34
Richard Reicheg
05/26/1937
34
Paul Wallace
05/26/1938
33
Levon Helm
05/26/1940-04/19/2012
31
Uta Levka
05/26/1942
29
Manorama
05/26/1943
28
Carol Lee Scott
05/26/1943-07/05/2017
28
Stevie Nicks
05/26/1948
23
Joe Alaskey
05/26/1949-02/03/2016
22
Brian Godfrey
05/26/1949-12/25/2015
22
Pam Grier
05/26/1949
22
Dayle Haddon
05/26/1949
22
Philip Michael Thomas
05/26/1949
22
Ned Dowd
05/26/1950
21
Christopher Witty
05/26/1950
21
Barbara Stock
05/26/1956
15
Charles Van Eman
05/26/1957
14
Margaret Colin
05/26/1958
13
Hank Williams
05/26/1959
12
Doug Hutchison
05/26/1960
11
Dean Hollingsworth
05/26/1961
10
Genie Francis
05/26/1962
9
Lenny Kravitz
05/26/1964
7
Helena Bonham Carter
05/26/1966
5
Simon Hunter
05/26/1969
2
Musetta Vander
05/26/1969
2

Passed on Wednesday, May 26 1971
Hilda Bayley
Bokuzen Hidari
John Longden

Released on Wednesday, May 26 1971
Big Jake (1971)CinemaUSA

Aired on Wednesday, May 26 1971
Sesame StreetEpisode #2.143
Jokers WildEpisode #5.2

Now Showing Wednesday, May 26 1971
UK
Casino
Song of Norway

Aired on Wednesday, May 26 1971
UK
BBC1
 4:40 pmJackanoryThe Bear's Winter House/The Bear's Water Picnic
 6:45 pmDoctorsEpisode #1.153
 7:10 pmIt's a KnockoutSouthampton vs. Bournemouth
BBC2
 9:00 pmPot BlackRex Williams vs. Fred Davis
 9:20 pmOut of the UnknownWelcome Home
ITV
 5:20 pmBright's BoffinsToo Many Cooks
 6:35 pmCrossroadsEpisode
 9:00 pmHineLittle White Lady

UK Chart
Saturday, May 22 1971
Knock Three TimesDawn1
BitchThe Rolling Stones2
Brown SugarThe Rolling Stones2
Let It RockThe Rolling Stones2
Indiana Wants MeR. Dean Taylor3
It Don't Come EasyRingo Starr4
Double BarrelDave & Ansil Collins5
Mozart Symphony No 40 In G Minor K550 1st Movement (Allegro Molto)Waldo de los Rios6
Jig-A-JigEast Of Eden7
Heaven Must Have Sent YouThe Elgins8
Malt And Barley BluesMcGuinness Flint9
Remember MeDiana Ross10
My Brother JakeFree11
Un Banc, Un Arbre, Une RueSeverine12
It's A Sin To Tell A LieGerry Monroe13
Sugar SugarSakkarin14
(Where Do I Begin) Love StoryAndy Williams15
Good Old ArsenalThe Arsenal 1st Team Squad16
Hot LoveT. Rex17
I Am ... I SaidNeil Diamond18
RosettaFame & Price Together19
RainBruce Ruffin20


US Chart
Saturday, May 22 1971
Joy To The WorldThree Dog Night1
Never Can Say GoodbyeJackson 52
Brown SugarThe Rolling Stones3
Put Your Hand In The HandOcean4
Me And You And A Dog Named BooLobo5
Want AdsThe Honey Cone6
Bridge Over Troubled WaterAretha Franklin7
Brand New MeAretha Franklin7
It Don't Come EasyRingo Starr8
IfBread9
Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)Daddy Dewdrop10
Love Her MadlyThe Doors11
Stay AwhileThe Bells12
Sweet And InnocentDonny Osmond13
I Am.. I SaidNeil Diamond14
SuperstarMurray Head15
Here Comes The SunRichie Havens16
I Don't Know How To Love HimHelen Reddy17
What's Going OnMarvin Gaye18
Rainy Days And MondaysCarpenters20