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WhoBirthdayAge on Sunday, Oct 17 1971
George Neville
10/17/1865-08/18/1932
106
Died Aged:66
Marcella Melnati
10/17/1870-07/13/1958
101
Died Aged:87
Jack Clifford
10/17/1880-11/10/1956
91
Died Aged:76
Guy Le Feuvre
10/17/1883-02/15/1950
88
Died Aged:66
Roy Stewart
10/17/1883-04/26/1933
88
Died Aged:49
Phyllis Gordon
10/17/1889-10/16/1964
82
Died Aged:74
Georg H. Schnell
10/17/1892-01/01/1976
79
Georg H. Schnell
10/17/1892-01/01/1976
79
Eduardo Arozamena
10/17/1893-1951
78
Spring Byington
10/17/1893-09/07/1971
78
Died Aged:77
Hal K. Dawson
10/17/1896-02/17/1987
75
Eileen Sedgwick
10/17/1898-03/15/1991
73
Fanny Robiane
10/17/1899-08/13/1982
72
Jean Arthur
10/17/1900-06/19/1991
71
Irene Ryan
10/17/1902-04/26/1973
69
Ruby Goodwin
10/17/1903-05/31/1961
68
Died Aged:57
Philip Harben
10/17/1906-04/27/1970
65
Died Aged:63
John Marley
10/17/1907-05/22/1984
64
Duke York
10/17/1908-01/24/1952
63
Died Aged:43
Cozy Cole
10/17/1909-01/29/1981
62
Ross Durfee
10/17/1909-05/26/1994
62
Robert Lowery
10/17/1913-12/26/1971
58
Marian Marsh
10/17/1913-11/09/2006
58
Jean Parédès
10/17/1914-07/13/1998
57
Elli Parvo
10/17/1915-02/19/2010
56
Robert S. Baker
10/17/1916-09/30/2009
55
Marsha Hunt
10/17/1917
54
Pierre Spiers
10/17/1917-07/29/1980
54
Rita Hayworth
10/17/1918-05/14/1987
53
Don Hanmer
10/17/1919-05/24/2003
52
James Needs
10/17/1919-2003
52
Montgomery Clift
10/17/1920-07/23/1966
51
Died Aged:45
Nicole Desailly
10/17/1920
51
Jean Trent
10/17/1920-04/10/2005
51
Tom Poston
10/17/1921-04/30/2007
50
Bud Townsend
10/17/1921-09/19/1997
50
Joan Heal
10/17/1922-04/12/1998
49
Barney Kessel
10/17/1923
48
Fredd Wayne
10/17/1924-08/27/2018
47
Harry Carpenter
10/17/1925-03/20/2010
46
Patricia Kneale
10/17/1925-12/27/2008
46
Julie Adams
10/17/1926
45
Beverly Garland
10/17/1926-12/05/2008
45
Paul Salata
10/17/1926
45
Alan Bergmann
10/17/1927-08/31/2017
44
Don Collier
10/17/1928
43
Jimmy Breslin
10/17/1930
41
William Rice
10/17/1931-01/23/2006
40
Bob Courts
10/17/1934-06/15/2011
37
Judith Fisher
10/17/1935-08/08/1995
36
David Buck
10/17/1936-01/17/1989
35
Mike Neville
10/17/1936-09/06/2017
35
James Tague
10/17/1936
35
Paxton Whitehead
10/17/1937
34
Zulu
10/17/1937-05/03/2004
34
Evel Knievel
10/17/1938-11/30/2007
33
Lee Kurty
10/17/1938-07/23/2009
33
Robert F. Lyons
10/17/1939
32
Jac McAnelly
10/17/1940-05/29/1986
31
Marion Michael
10/17/1940-10/13/2007
31
Alan Howard
10/17/1941
30
Kelly Monteith
10/17/1942
29
Gary Puckett
10/17/1942
29
Gregory de Polnay
10/17/1943
28
Sabrina Scharf
10/17/1943
28
Elaine Taylor
10/17/1943
28
Carol Cole
10/17/1944-05/18/2009
27
Thomas Kopache
10/17/1945
26
Miguel Godreau
10/17/1946-08/29/1996
25
Karel Hermánek
10/17/1947
24
Michael McKean
10/17/1947
24
Margot Kidder
10/17/1948-05/13/2018
23
Carol Irene Newell
10/17/1948
23
George Wendt
10/17/1948
23
Joan Prather
10/17/1950
21
Sandra Reemer
10/17/1950-06/06/2017
21
Howard Rollins
10/17/1950-12/08/1996
21
Steve Doubet
10/17/1954
17
Sam Bottoms
10/17/1955-12/16/2008
16
Amanda Davis
10/17/1955-12/27/2017
16
Josh Blyden
10/17/1957-08/28/2000
14
Vincent Van Patten
10/17/1957
14
Sandra Mozarowsky
10/17/1958-09/14/1977
13
John Nielsen
10/17/1958
13
Guy Henry
10/17/1960
11
Bernie Nolan
10/17/1960-07/04/2013
11
Mike Judge
10/17/1962
9
Mike Judge
10/17/1962
9
Stuart Quan
10/17/1962-01/09/2006
9
Norm MacDonald
10/17/1963
8
Andrea Powell
10/17/1965
6
Mark Gatiss
10/17/1966
5
Victor Lopez
10/17/1966
5
Venus Terzo
10/17/1967
4
Wood Harris
10/17/1969
2
Stacey Newsome
10/17/1969
2
Shauna O'Brien
10/17/1970
1

Released on Sunday, Oct 17 1971
Hands of the Ripper (1971)CinemaUK

Aired on Sunday, Oct 17 1971
Barrier ReefNothing But the Truth

Now Showing Sunday, Oct 17 1971
UK
Casino
Song of Norway

Aired on Sunday, Oct 17 1971
UK
BBC1
 7:25 pmMorecambe and Wise ShowEpisode #6.5
11:00 pmParkinsonTV
ITV
 5:35 pmFlaxton Boys1928: In and Out of Hiding
 7:25 pmOn the BusesThe Epidemic
10:15 pmUpstairs, DownstairsThe Mistress and the Maids

Aired on Sunday, Oct 17 1971
USA
ABC
 8:00 pmF.B.I.The Mastermind: Part 1
NBC
 9:00 pmBonanzaThe Prisoners

UK Chart
Saturday, Oct 16 1971
Maggie MayRod Stewart1
Tweedle Dee Tweedle DumMiddle Of The Road2
Hey Girl Don't Bother MeThe Tams3
You've Got A FriendJames Taylor4
Did You EverNancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood5
Cousin NormanThe Marmalade7
Tap Turns On The WaterC.C.S.8
The Witch Queen Of New OrleansRedbone9
Freedom Come, Freedom GoThe Fortunes10
Life Is A Long SongJethro Tull11
Up The 'PoolJethro Tull11
Simple GameFour Tops12
ButterflyDanyel Gerard13
SultanaTitanic14
Another Time, Another PlaceEngelbert Humperdinck15
Nathan JonesThe Supremes16
I Believe (In Love)Hot Chocolate17
You Don't Have To Be In The Army To Fight In The WarMungo Jerry18
Keep On DancingBay City Rollers19
Daddy Don't You Walk So FastDaniel Boone20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 16 1971
Maggie MayRod Stewart1
SuperstarCarpenters2
Yo-YoThe Osmonds3
The Night They Drove Old Dixie DownJoan Baez4
Go Away Little GirlDonny Osmond5
Do You Know What I MeanLee Michaels6
Uncle Albert / Admiral HalseyPaul and Linda McCartney7
If You Really Love MeStevie Wonder8
Sweet City WomanStampeders9
Gypsys, Tramps & ThievesCher10
Ain't No SunshineBill Withers11
Smiling Faces SometimesThe Undisputed Truth12
Tired Of Being AloneAl Green13
So Far AwayCarole King14
Smackwater JackCarole King14
Trapped By A Thing Called LoveDenise Lasalle16
I Woke Up In Love This MorningThe Partridge Family17
Thin Line Between Love And HateThe Persuaders18
Stick-UpThe Honey Cone19
Peace TrainCat Stevens20