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WhoBirthdayAge on Tuesday, Dec 17 1968
David Powell
12/17/1883-04/16/1925
85
Died Aged:41
Christine Silver
12/17/1884-11/23/1960
84
Died Aged:75
Aubrey Mather
12/17/1885-01/16/1958
83
Died Aged:72
Wallace Evennett
12/17/1887-10/09/1973
81
George Barraud
12/17/1889-1970
79
Robertson Hare
12/17/1891-01/25/1979
77
Alexander Sarner
12/17/1892-01/06/1948
76
Died Aged:55
Laurence Schwab
12/17/1892-05/29/1951
76
Died Aged:58
David Butler
12/17/1894-06/14/1979
74
Wee Georgie Wood
12/17/1894-02/19/1979
74
Rudolph Anders
12/17/1895-03/27/1987
73
Frank Meredith
12/17/1898-07/23/1965
70
Died Aged:66
Katina Paxinou
12/17/1900-02/22/1973
68
Geoffrey Wincott
12/17/1901-1973
67
House Jameson
12/17/1902-04/23/1971
66
Christianna Brand
12/17/1907-03/11/1988
61
Albert Hehn
12/17/1908-07/29/1983
60
Marc Lawrence
12/17/1909-11/28/2005
59
C. M. Pennington-Richards
12/17/1911-01/02/2005
57
C.M. Pennington-Richards
12/17/1911-01/02/2005
57
William Roerick
12/17/1911-11/30/1995
57
Richard Sale
12/17/1911-03/04/1993
57
Herbert Nelson
12/17/1913-07/19/1990
55
David Vaile
12/17/1913-07/28/1982
55
Len Lowe
12/17/1915-08/21/1999
53
Joan Woodbury
12/17/1915-02/22/1989
53
Dusty Anderson
12/17/1918
50
Barbara Slater
12/17/1920-10/14/1997
48
Elsie Albiin
12/17/1921-04/03/2009
47
Louise Kane
12/17/1921-03/06/2014
47
Dennis Cross
12/17/1924-04/06/1991
44
Otar Koberidze
12/17/1924-03/09/2015
44
Rijk de Gooyer
12/17/1925-11/02/2011
43
Julia Meade
12/17/1925-05/16/2016
43
Stephen Lewis
12/17/1926-08/12/2015
42
Patricia Plunkett
12/17/1926-10/13/1974
42
Patrice Wymore
12/17/1926-03/22/2014
42
Patricia Driscoll
12/17/1927
41
Richard Long
12/17/1927-12/21/1974
41
Robert Robinson
12/17/1927-08/12/2011
41
Waltraut Runze
12/17/1927
41
George Lindsey
12/17/1928-05/06/2012
40
Tony Harwood
12/17/1929-08/11/2005
39
Jacqueline Hill
12/17/1929-02/18/1993
39
Bob Guccione
12/17/1930-10/20/2010
38
Bob Guccione
12/17/1930-10/20/2010
38
Armin Mueller-Stahl
12/17/1930
38
Gerald Perry Finnerman
12/17/1931-04/06/2011
37
Dave Madden
12/17/1931-01/16/2014
37
Marilyn Eastman
12/17/1933
35
Cynthia Patrick
12/17/1934-10/29/2008
34
Rosemary Martin
12/17/1936-08/14/1998
32
Tommy Steele
12/17/1936
32
Del Henney
12/17/1938
30
Novella Nelson
12/17/1939-09/01/2017
29
Jan Watson
12/17/1942
26
Dave Dee
12/17/1943-01/09/2009
25
Bernard Hill
12/17/1944
24
Christopher Cazenove
12/17/1945-04/07/2010
23
Ernie Hudson
12/17/1945
23
Terri Messina
12/17/1945-08/21/2007
23
Lázaro Pérez
12/17/1945
23
Michael Stringer
12/17/1945
23
Jayne Eastwood
12/17/1946
22
Eugene Levy
12/17/1946
22
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
12/17/1947
21
Marilyn Hassett
12/17/1947
21
Wes Studi
12/17/1947
21
Cal Kuniholm
12/17/1948-11/26/2008
20
Joel Brooks
12/17/1949
19
Michael Cashman
12/17/1950
18
Sam Hennings
12/17/1950
18
John Walter Davis
12/17/1951
17
Barry Livingston
12/17/1953
15
Bill Pullman
12/17/1953
15
Mary Appleseth
12/17/1956-07/04/1998
12
Patrick Murray
12/17/1956
12
Hattie Hayridge
12/17/1959
9
Tilly Vosburgh
12/17/1960
8
Sara Dallin
12/17/1961
7
Eric Brown
12/17/1964
4
Dominic Renda
12/17/1964
4
Greg Kelly
12/17/1968
0

Released on Tuesday, Dec 17 1968
Candy (1968)CinemaUSA

Aired on Tuesday, Dec 17 1968
Dark ShadowsEpisode #1.647
Z CarsDead End : 2
Love StorySpilt Champagne
SootyEpisode #1.21
JuliaDesigners Don't Always Have Designs
Tonight ShowJudy Garland
Father Dear FatherThe Lost Weekend
NYPDThe Witch of 116th Street

Now Showing Tuesday, Dec 17 1968
UK
Astoria
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Casino
2001: A Space Odyssey
Leicester Square Theatre
Shalako

Aired on Tuesday, Dec 17 1968
UK
BBC1
 4:40 pmJackanoryGrimble: Grimble Goes Shopping and Makes a Welsh Rarebit

Aired on Tuesday, Dec 17 1968
USA
ABC
 8:30 pmIt Takes a ThiefGlass Riddle
CBS
 8:30 pmRed Skelton ShowTwo on the Isle

UK Chart
Wednesday, Dec 11 1968
Lily The PinkThe Scaffold1
The Good, The Bad And The UglyHugo Montenegro, His Orchestra & Chorus2
Ain't Got No - I Got LifeNina Simone3
One, Two, Three O'LearyDes O'Connor4
Build Me Up ButtercupThe Foundations5
I'm The Urban SpacemanThe Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band6
This Old Heart Of MineThe Isley Brothers7
EloiseBarry Ryan8
May I Have The Next Dream With YouMalcolm Roberts9
Breakin' Down The Walls Of HeartacheThe Bandwagon10
Sabre DanceLove Sculpture11
I'm A TigerLulu12
Race With The DevilGun13
ElenoreThe Turtles14
Harper Valley P.T.A.Jeannie C. Riley15
A Minute Of Your TimeTom Jones16
Love ChildDiana Ross & The Supremes17
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin18
Private NumberJudy Clay & William Bell19
AlbatrossFleetwood Mac20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 14 1968
I Heard It Through The GrapevineMarvin Gaye1
Love ChildDiana Ross and the Supremes2
For Once In My LifeStevie Wonder3
Abraham, Martin And JohnDion4
Who's Making LoveJohnnie Taylor5
Hey JudeThe Beatles6
Wichita LinemanGlen Campbell7
StormyClassics IV8
I Love How You Love MeBobby Vinton9
Magic Carpet RideSteppenwolf10
Both Sides NowJudy Collins11
Those Were The DaysMary Hopkin12
Cloud NineThe Temptations13
See SawAretha Franklin14
Chewy ChewyOhio Express15
CinnamonDerek17
Bring It On Home To MeEddie Floyd18
Hold Me TightJohnny Nash19
I'm Gonna Make You Love MeDiana Ross and the Supremes20