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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Oct 17 1974
George Neville
10/17/1865-08/18/1932
109
Died Aged:66
Marcella Melnati
10/17/1870-07/13/1958
104
Died Aged:87
Jack Clifford
10/17/1880-11/10/1956
94
Died Aged:76
Guy Le Feuvre
10/17/1883-02/15/1950
91
Died Aged:66
Roy Stewart
10/17/1883-04/26/1933
91
Died Aged:49
Phyllis Gordon
10/17/1889-10/16/1964
85
Died Aged:74
Georg H. Schnell
10/17/1892-01/01/1976
82
Georg H. Schnell
10/17/1892-01/01/1976
82
Eduardo Arozamena
10/17/1893-1951
81
Spring Byington
10/17/1893-09/07/1971
81
Died Aged:77
Hal K. Dawson
10/17/1896-02/17/1987
78
Eileen Sedgwick
10/17/1898-03/15/1991
76
Fanny Robiane
10/17/1899-08/13/1982
75
Jean Arthur
10/17/1900-06/19/1991
74
Irene Ryan
10/17/1902-04/26/1973
72
Died Aged:70
Ruby Goodwin
10/17/1903-05/31/1961
71
Died Aged:57
Philip Harben
10/17/1906-04/27/1970
68
Died Aged:63
John Marley
10/17/1907-05/22/1984
67
Duke York
10/17/1908-01/24/1952
66
Died Aged:43
Cozy Cole
10/17/1909-01/29/1981
65
Ross Durfee
10/17/1909-05/26/1994
65
Robert Lowery
10/17/1913-12/26/1971
61
Died Aged:58
Marian Marsh
10/17/1913-11/09/2006
61
Jean Parédès
10/17/1914-07/13/1998
60
Elli Parvo
10/17/1915-02/19/2010
59
Robert S. Baker
10/17/1916-09/30/2009
58
Marsha Hunt
10/17/1917
57
Pierre Spiers
10/17/1917-07/29/1980
57
Rita Hayworth
10/17/1918-05/14/1987
56
Don Hanmer
10/17/1919-05/24/2003
55
James Needs
10/17/1919-2003
55
Montgomery Clift
10/17/1920-07/23/1966
54
Died Aged:45
Nicole Desailly
10/17/1920
54
Jean Trent
10/17/1920-04/10/2005
54
Tom Poston
10/17/1921-04/30/2007
53
Bud Townsend
10/17/1921-09/19/1997
53
Joan Heal
10/17/1922-04/12/1998
52
Barney Kessel
10/17/1923
51
Fredd Wayne
10/17/1924-08/27/2018
50
Harry Carpenter
10/17/1925-03/20/2010
49
Patricia Kneale
10/17/1925-12/27/2008
49
Julie Adams
10/17/1926
48
Beverly Garland
10/17/1926-12/05/2008
48
Paul Salata
10/17/1926
48
Alan Bergmann
10/17/1927-08/31/2017
47
Don Collier
10/17/1928
46
Jimmy Breslin
10/17/1930
44
William Rice
10/17/1931-01/23/2006
43
Bob Courts
10/17/1934-06/15/2011
40
Alan Garner
10/17/1934
40
Judith Fisher
10/17/1935-08/08/1995
39
David Buck
10/17/1936-01/17/1989
38
Mike Neville
10/17/1936-09/06/2017
38
James Tague
10/17/1936
38
Paxton Whitehead
10/17/1937
37
Zulu
10/17/1937-05/03/2004
37
Evel Knievel
10/17/1938-11/30/2007
36
Lee Kurty
10/17/1938-07/23/2009
36
Robert F. Lyons
10/17/1939
35
Jac McAnelly
10/17/1940-05/29/1986
34
Marion Michael
10/17/1940-10/13/2007
34
Alan Howard
10/17/1941
33
Kelly Monteith
10/17/1942
32
Gary Puckett
10/17/1942
32
Gregory de Polnay
10/17/1943
31
Sabrina Scharf
10/17/1943
31
Elaine Taylor
10/17/1943
31
Carol Cole
10/17/1944-05/18/2009
30
Thomas Kopache
10/17/1945
29
Miguel Godreau
10/17/1946-08/29/1996
28
Karel Hermánek
10/17/1947
27
Michael McKean
10/17/1947
27
Margot Kidder
10/17/1948-05/13/2018
26
Carol Irene Newell
10/17/1948
26
George Wendt
10/17/1948
26
Joan Prather
10/17/1950
24
Sandra Reemer
10/17/1950-06/06/2017
24
Howard Rollins
10/17/1950-12/08/1996
24
Steve Doubet
10/17/1954
20
Sam Bottoms
10/17/1955-12/16/2008
19
Amanda Davis
10/17/1955-12/27/2017
19
Josh Blyden
10/17/1957-08/28/2000
17
Vincent Van Patten
10/17/1957
17
Sandra Mozarowsky
10/17/1958-09/14/1977
16
John Nielsen
10/17/1958
16
Guy Henry
10/17/1960
14
Bernie Nolan
10/17/1960-07/04/2013
14
Mike Judge
10/17/1962
12
Mike Judge
10/17/1962
12
Stuart Quan
10/17/1962-01/09/2006
12
Cynthia Bain
10/17/1963
11
Norm MacDonald
10/17/1963
11
Andrea Powell
10/17/1965
9
Mark Gatiss
10/17/1966
8
Victor Lopez
10/17/1966
8
Venus Terzo
10/17/1967
7
Wood Harris
10/17/1969
5
Stacey Newsome
10/17/1969
5
Shauna O'Brien
10/17/1970
4
Sharon Leal
10/17/1972
2
Seth Granger
10/17/1974
0
Matthew Macfadyen
10/17/1974
0
Rizwan Manji
10/17/1974
0

Passed on Thursday, Oct 17 1974
Russell Gaige

Released on Thursday, Oct 17 1974
Benji (1974)CinemaUSA

Aired on Thursday, Oct 17 1974
Number 96Episode #1.633

Aired on Thursday, Oct 17 1974
UK
BBC1
 5:40 pmCaptain PugwashWitches' Brew
 7:20 pmTop of the PopsEpisode
 8:00 pmSykesThe Stolen Bentley
 8:30 pmMastermindEpisode
BBC2
 9:00 pmVital SparkHighland Voyage
ITV
 7:00 pmBridget Loves BernieTo Teach or Not to Teach
 7:30 pmSix Million Dollar ManDr. Wells Is Missing
 9:00 pmFather BrownThe Eye of Apollo
10:30 pmPlace in HistoryGlencoe

Aired on Thursday, Oct 17 1974
USA
ABC
 8:00 pmOdd CoupleStrike Up the Band or Else
 8:30 pmPaper MoonLong Division
 9:00 pmStreets of San FranciscoOne Chance to Live
10:00 pmHarry-OEyewitness
CBS
 8:00 pmWaltonsThe Ring

   
UK Chart
Saturday, Oct 12 1974
Annie's SongJohn Denver1
Rock Me GentlyAndy Kim2
Sad Sweet DreamerSweet Sensation3
Kung Fu FightingCarl Douglas4
Gee BabyPeter Shelley5
Long Tall GlassesLeo Sayer6
Hang On In There BabyJohnny Bristol7
You You YouAlvin Stardust8
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love BabeBarry White9
Knock On WoodDavid Bowie10
Everything I OwnKen Boothe11
Queen Of ClubsK. C. and the Sunshine Band12
Reggae TuneAndy Fairweather-Low13
I Get A Kick Out Of YouGary Shearston14
Bring It On Home To Me - You Send Me (Medley)Rod Stewart15
FarewellRod Stewart15
The Bitch Is BackElton John16
(You're) Having My BabyPaul Anka17
Y Viva EspanaSylvia (Vrethammar)18
I've Got The Music In MeThe Kiki Dee Band19
Machine GunThe Commodores20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 12 1974
I Honestly Love YouOlivia Newton-John1
Nothing From NothingBilly Preston2
Then Came YouDionne Warwicke3
Beach BabyFirst Class4
You Haven't Done Nothin'Stevie Wonder5
Another Saturday NightCat Stevens6
The Bitch Is BackElton John7
Never My LoveBlue Swede8
Earache My EyeCheech & Chong9
Can't Get EnoughBad Company10
Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)Tony Orlando and Dawn11
Stop And Smell The RosesMac Davis12
Skin TightOhio Players13
You Little TrustmakerThe Tymes14
JazzmanCarole King15
Do It BabyThe Miracles16
Love Me For A ReasonThe Osmonds17
Clap For The WolfmanThe Guess Who18
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd19
Tin ManAmerica20