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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Oct 12 1977
James Bradbury Sr.
10/12/1857-10/12/1940
120
Died Aged:83
Prince Randian
10/12/1874-12/19/1934
103
Died Aged:60
Lyn Harding
10/12/1876-12/26/1952
101
Died Aged:76
Mark Lester
10/12/1876-1957
101
T.C. Jack
10/12/1881-10/04/1954
96
Died Aged:72
Crauford Kent
10/12/1881-05/14/1953
96
Died Aged:71
William Nigh
10/12/1881-11/27/1955
96
Died Aged:74
Maurice Cass
10/12/1884-06/08/1954
93
Died Aged:69
Godfrey Tearle
10/12/1884-06/08/1953
93
Died Aged:68
Karl Dane
10/12/1886-04/15/1934
91
Died Aged:47
Lenore Shanewise
10/12/1887-12/22/1980
90
Alexander Campbell
10/12/1888-12/25/1970
89
Died Aged:82
Victor Potel
10/12/1889-03/08/1947
88
Died Aged:57
Dick Botiller
10/12/1896-03/24/1953
81
Died Aged:56
John Barton
10/12/1898-11/30/1978
79
Carlos Casaravilla
10/12/1900-02/17/1981
77
Anthony Eustrel
10/12/1902-07/02/1979
75
Josephine Hutchinson
10/12/1903-06/04/1998
74
Henri Guisol
10/12/1904-05/11/1994
73
William Brisbane
10/12/1905-04/07/1966
72
Died Aged:60
Nelson Welch
10/12/1905-08/06/1991
72
Craig Kelly
10/12/1907-02/09/1991
70
Arthur Space
10/12/1908-01/13/1983
69
Jack Orrison
10/12/1909-11/21/1988
68
Renata Vanni
10/12/1909-02/19/2004
68
Guy Rennie
10/12/1910-12/04/1979
67
Lola Morice
10/12/1912-12/14/1998
65
Anthony Marlowe
10/12/1913-12/01/1975
64
Died Aged:62
Mary Ainslee
10/12/1914-11/02/1991
63
Rolf Lefebvre
10/12/1916-12/09/1974
61
Died Aged:58
Lock Martin
10/12/1916-01/19/1959
61
Died Aged:42
Dorothy Crider
10/12/1917-07/03/1980
60
Steve Condos
10/12/1918-09/16/1990
59
Helmut Janatsch
10/12/1918-11/24/1989
59
Alicia Massey-Beresford
10/12/1919-1999
58
Raoul Billerey
10/12/1920-07/28/2010
57
Mario Landi
10/12/1920-03/18/1992
57
Peggy Diggins
10/12/1921-08/12/1957
56
Died Aged:35
Kenneth Griffith
10/12/1921-06/25/2006
56
Hope Jackman
10/12/1921-12/23/1999
56
Jean Wallace
10/12/1923-02/14/1990
54
Adrian Cairns
10/12/1924
53
Doris Grau
10/12/1924-12/30/1995
53
Puluelo Park
10/12/1924
53
Randy Stuart
10/12/1924-07/20/1996
53
Charles Gordone
10/12/1925-11/17/1995
52
Mickey Manners
10/12/1926
51
Brian Cobby
10/12/1929-10/31/2012
48
Sylvain Levignac
10/12/1929-03/18/1994
48
Magnus Magnusson
10/12/1929-01/07/2007
48
Nicole Chomo
10/12/1930
47
Sam Buffington
10/12/1931-05/15/1960
46
Died Aged:28
Dick Gregory
10/12/1932-08/19/2017
45
Michael Ross Verona
10/12/1933-12/12/2002
44
Pino Caruso
10/12/1934
43
Eva Damien
10/12/1934-06/24/1984
43
Luciano Pavarotti
10/12/1935-09/06/2007
42
Pascale Audret
10/12/1936-07/17/2000
41
James Grant
10/12/1936
41
James MacKrell
10/12/1937
40
Jim McKrell
10/12/1937
40
Gawn Grainger
10/12/1940
37
Daliah Lavi
10/12/1940-05/03/2017
37
Lin Shaye
10/12/1943
34
Angela Rippon
10/12/1944
33
Aurore Clément
10/12/1945
32
Dusty Rhodes
10/12/1945-06/11/2015
32
Randy West
10/12/1947
30
Rick Parfitt
10/12/1948-12/24/2016
29
Richard Price
10/12/1949
28
Susan Anton
10/12/1950
27
Robin Askwith
10/12/1950
27
Caroline Ellis
10/12/1950
27
Ron Hajak
10/12/1951-03/26/2011
26
Steven Lance
10/12/1953
24
Les Dennis
10/12/1954
23
Brigitte Lahaie
10/12/1955
22
Kim Le Mesurier
10/12/1956-10/06/1991
21
Jon Richard Platten
10/12/1958
19
Hiroyuki Sanada
10/12/1960
17
Satoshi Kon
10/12/1963
14
Dave Legeno
10/12/1963-07/06/2014
14
JoAnn Willette
10/12/1963
14
Deborah Foreman
10/12/1965
12
Jonathan Crombie
10/12/1966-04/15/2015
11
Mark Donovan
10/12/1968
9
Hugh Jackman
10/12/1968
9
Adam Rich
10/12/1968
9
Matthew Walker
10/12/1968
9
Todd Babcock
10/12/1969
8
Kirk Cameron
10/12/1970
7
Neriah Davis
10/12/1972
5
Matt Keeslar
10/12/1972
5
Bettina Rae
10/12/1973
4
Laura Wade
10/12/1973
4

Passed on Wednesday, Oct 12 1977
Dorothy Davenport
Dorothy Davenport

Aired on Wednesday, Oct 12 1977
Secret ArmyGrowing Up
Play of the WeekThe Sinking of HMS Victoria

Aired on Wednesday, Oct 12 1977
UK
BBC1
 9:25 pmFall and Rise of Reginald PerrinThe Unusual Shop

Now Showing Wednesday, Oct 12 1977
USA
Capitol Cinema
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Aired on Wednesday, Oct 12 1977
USA
Life and Times of Grizzly AdamsSurvival
CBS
 8:00 pmGood TimesThelma Moves Out
10:00 pmKojakThe Queen of Hearts Is Wild

UK Chart
Saturday, Oct 8 1977
Silver LadyDavid Soul1
Way DownElvis Presley2
Best Of My LoveThe Emotions4
Magic FlySpace5
From New York To L.A.Patsy Gallant6
Wondrous StoriesYes7
I Remember Elvis Presley (The King Is Dead)Danny Mirror8
Telephone ManMeri Wilson9
Down Deep Inside (Theme From 'The Deep')Donna Summer10
Oxygene (Part 4)Jean Michel Jarre11
Sunshine After The RainElkie Brooks12
No More HeroesThe Stranglers13
Yes Sir, I Can BoogieBaccara14
Looking After No. 1The Boomtown Rats15
Black BettyRam Jam16
I Remember YesterdayDonna Summer17
Do Anything You Wanna DoEddie & The Hot Rods18
I Think I'm Gonna Fall In Love With YouThe Dooleys19
Nobody Does It BetterCarly Simon20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 8 1977
Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley)Meco1
Keep It Comin' LoveK. C. and the Sunshine Band2
You Light Up My LifeDebby Boone3
Nobody Does It BetterCarly Simon4
That's Rock 'N' RollShaun Cassidy5
Best Of My LoveEmotions, The6
Boogie NightsHeatwave7
Cold As IceForeigner8
Brick HouseCommodores9
I Just Want To Be Your EverythingAndy Gibb10
Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin')Johnny Rivers12
I Feel LoveDonna Summer13
Telephone LineElectric Light Orchestra14
Don't StopFleetwood Mac15
Strawberry Letter 23Brothers Johnson, The16
The King Is GoneRonnie McDowell17
It Was Almost Like A SongRonnie Milsap18
It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To MeBarry White19
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes BlueCrystal Gayle20