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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Dec 17 1971
David Powell
12/17/1883-04/16/1925
88
Died Aged:41
Christine Silver
12/17/1884-11/23/1960
87
Died Aged:75
Aubrey Mather
12/17/1885-01/16/1958
86
Died Aged:72
Wallace Evennett
12/17/1887-10/09/1973
84
George Barraud
12/17/1889-1970
82
Robertson Hare
12/17/1891-01/25/1979
80
Laurence Schwab
12/17/1892-05/29/1951
79
Died Aged:58
David Butler
12/17/1894-06/14/1979
77
Wee Georgie Wood
12/17/1894-02/19/1979
77
Rudolph Anders
12/17/1895-03/27/1987
76
Frank Meredith
12/17/1898-07/23/1965
73
Died Aged:66
Katina Paxinou
12/17/1900-02/22/1973
71
Geoffrey Wincott
12/17/1901-1973
70
House Jameson
12/17/1902-04/23/1971
69
Died Aged:68
Christianna Brand
12/17/1907-03/11/1988
64
Albert Hehn
12/17/1908-07/29/1983
63
Marc Lawrence
12/17/1909-11/28/2005
62
C. M. Pennington-Richards
12/17/1911-01/02/2005
60
C.M. Pennington-Richards
12/17/1911-01/02/2005
60
William Roerick
12/17/1911-11/30/1995
60
Richard Sale
12/17/1911-03/04/1993
60
Herbert Nelson
12/17/1913-07/19/1990
58
David Vaile
12/17/1913-07/28/1982
58
Len Lowe
12/17/1915-08/21/1999
56
Joan Woodbury
12/17/1915-02/22/1989
56
Dusty Anderson
12/17/1918
53
Elsie Albiin
12/17/1921-04/03/2009
50
Louise Kane
12/17/1921-03/06/2014
50
Dennis Cross
12/17/1924-04/06/1991
47
Otar Koberidze
12/17/1924-03/09/2015
47
Rijk de Gooyer
12/17/1925-11/02/2011
46
Julia Meade
12/17/1925-05/16/2016
46
Stephen Lewis
12/17/1926-08/12/2015
45
Patricia Plunkett
12/17/1926-10/13/1974
45
Patrice Wymore
12/17/1926-03/22/2014
45
Patricia Driscoll
12/17/1927
44
Richard Long
12/17/1927-12/21/1974
44
Robert Robinson
12/17/1927-08/12/2011
44
Waltraut Runze
12/17/1927
44
George Lindsey
12/17/1928-05/06/2012
43
Tony Harwood
12/17/1929-08/??/2005
42
Jacqueline Hill
12/17/1929-02/18/1993
42
Bob Guccione
12/17/1930-10/20/2010
41
Bob Guccione
12/17/1930-10/20/2010
41
Armin Mueller-Stahl
12/17/1930
41
Gerald Perry Finnerman
12/17/1931-04/06/2011
40
Dave Madden
12/17/1931-01/16/2014
40
Marilyn Eastman
12/17/1933
38
Cynthia Patrick
12/17/1934-10/29/2008
37
Rosemary Martin
12/17/1936-08/14/1998
35
Tommy Steele
12/17/1936
35
Del Henney
12/17/1938
33
Novella Nelson
12/17/1939-09/01/2017
32
Jan Watson
12/17/1942
29
Dave Dee
12/17/1943-01/09/2009
28
Bernard Hill
12/17/1944
27
Christopher Cazenove
12/17/1945-04/07/2010
26
Ernie Hudson
12/17/1945
26
Terri Messina
12/17/1945-08/21/2007
26
Lázaro Pérez
12/17/1945
26
Jayne Eastwood
12/17/1946
25
Eugene Levy
12/17/1946
25
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
12/17/1947
24
Marilyn Hassett
12/17/1947
24
Wes Studi
12/17/1947
24
Cal Kuniholm
12/17/1948-11/26/2008
23
Joel Brooks
12/17/1949
22
Michael Cashman
12/17/1950
21
Sam Hennings
12/17/1950
21
John Walter Davis
12/17/1951
20
Barry Livingston
12/17/1953
18
Bill Pullman
12/17/1953
18
Mary Appleseth
12/17/1956-07/04/1998
15
Patrick Murray
12/17/1956
15
Hattie Hayridge
12/17/1959
12
Tilly Vosburgh
12/17/1960
11
Sara Dallin
12/17/1961
10
Eric Brown
12/17/1964
7
Dominic Renda
12/17/1964
7
Greg Kelly
12/17/1968
3
Sean Patrick Thomas
12/17/1970
1

Released on Friday, Dec 17 1971
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)CinemaGPUSA

Aired on Friday, Dec 17 1971
Onedin LineA Very Important Passenger
JusticeYou Didn't Have to Pay for Justice
JackanoryTucker's Countryside: Part 5 - Hedley Day
O'Hara, US TreasuryOperation: Moonshine
GoodiesWomen's Lib
Partridge FamilyDon't Bring Your Guns to Town, Santa

Now Showing Friday, Dec 17 1971
UK
Casino
Song of Norway

Aired on Friday, Dec 17 1971
UK
ITV
 7:30 pmPersuadersThe Man in the Middle
Midlands
 5:15 pmFreewheelersRed Herring

Aired on Friday, Dec 17 1971
USA
ABC
 9:00 pmRoom 222They Love Me, They Love Not
 9:30 pmOdd CoupleSurprise! Surprise!

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 11 1971
Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)Benny Hill1
JeepsterT. Rex2
Coz I Luv YouSlade3
Tokoloshe ManJohn Kongos4
Gypsys, Tramps And ThievesCher5
Banks Of The OhioOlivia Newton-John6
Theme From 'Shaft'Isaac Hayes7
TillTom Jones8
No Matter How I TryGilbert O'Sullivan9
Johnny ReggaeThe Piglets10
Run, Baby, Run (Back Into My Arms)The Newbeats11
Something Tells Me (Something's Gonna Happen Tonight)Cilla Black12
I Will ReturnSpringwater13
Sing A Song Of FreedomCliff Richard14
SurrenderDiana Ross15
Let's See ActionThe Who16
It Must Be LoveLabi Siffre17
FireballDeep Purple18
Maggie MayRod Stewart19
Softly Whispering I Love YouThe Congregation20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 11 1971
Family AffairSly and the Family Stone1
Theme From "Shaft"Isaac Hayes2
Have You Seen HerChi-Lites, The3
Got To Be ThereMichael Jackson4
An Old Fashioned Love SongThree Dog Night5
Baby I'm-A Want YouBread6
Gypsys, Tramps & ThievesCher7
All I Ever Need Is YouSonny & Cher8
Brand New KeyMelanie9
DesiderataLes Crane10
CherishDavid Cassidy11
Rock SteadyAretha Franklin12
ImagineJohn Lennon13
ScorpioDennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band14
StonesNeil Diamond15
Crunchy Granola SuiteNeil Diamond15
Respect YourselfStaple Singers, The16
A Natural ManLou Rawls17
You Are EverythingStylistics, The18
Hey GirlDonny Osmond19
I Knew You WhenDonny Osmond19
Where Did Our Love GoDonnie Elbert20