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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Feb 17 1966
George Melford
02/17/1877-04/25/1961
89
Died Aged:84
Landers Stevens
02/17/1877-12/19/1940
89
Died Aged:63
George Watts
02/17/1879-07/01/1942
87
Died Aged:63
Noah Beery
02/17/1882-04/01/1946
84
Died Aged:64
Romaine Callender
02/17/1883-02/05/1976
83
Edward "Gunboat" Smith
02/17/1887-08/06/1974
79
Evan Thomas
02/17/1891-1982
75
Marjorie Fielding
02/17/1892-12/28/1956
74
Died Aged:64
Victor Stanley
02/17/1892-01/29/1939
74
Died Aged:46
Mary Hinton
02/17/1896-02/05/1979
70
Priscilla Bonner
02/17/1899-02/21/1996
67
Michael Bay
02/17/1965
1
Ruth Clifford
02/17/1900-11/30/1998
66
Pat Moran
02/17/1901-08/09/1965
65
Died Aged:64
André Berthomieu
02/17/1903-04/10/1960
63
Died Aged:57
Kenne Duncan
02/17/1903-02/05/1972
63
Mary Brian
02/17/1906-12/30/2002
60
Staats Cotsworth
02/17/1908-04/09/1979
58
Ted Hecht
02/17/1908-06/24/1969
58
Viktor Staal
02/17/1909-06/04/1982
57
James Millican
02/17/1910-11/24/1955
56
Died Aged:45
Mary Benoit
02/17/1911-02/23/2002
55
Arthur Hunnicutt
02/17/1911-09/26/1979
55
Clifford Evans
02/17/1912-06/09/1985
54
Magda Kun
02/17/1912-11/07/1945
54
Died Aged:33
Arthur Kennedy
02/17/1914-01/05/1990
52
Wayne Morris
02/17/1914-09/14/1959
52
Died Aged:45
Michael Austin
02/17/1915-11/22/2005
51
Gilberte Géniat
02/17/1916-06/28/1986
50
David Blake Kelly
02/17/1916-01/21/1993
50
Raf Vallone
02/17/1916-10/31/2002
50
Garland 'Earl' Slatten
02/17/1917-04/30/1995
49
Manning Wilson
02/17/1918-12/09/1997
48
Kathleen Freeman
02/17/1919-08/23/2001
47
Desmond Tester
02/17/1919-12/31/2002
47
Carlos Arruza
02/17/1920-05/20/1966
46
Gene Gross
02/17/1920-05/21/1989
46
Ken Platt
02/17/1921-10/02/1998
45
Denise Provence
02/17/1921-11/14/2011
45
Billy Kearns
02/17/1923-11/28/1992
43
Giulio Donnini
02/17/1924
42
Joan Seton
02/17/1924
42
Mel Welles
02/17/1924-08/19/2005
42
Ace Alagna
02/17/1925-06/01/2000
41
Hal Holbrook
02/17/1925
41
Reed Parham
02/17/1925-04/04/2005
41
Jeremy Slate
02/17/1926-11/19/2006
40
Bobby Baum
02/17/1927-08/23/1989
39
Gloria Cromwell
02/17/1927-03/03/2008
39
Philip Latham
02/17/1929
37
Patricia Routledge
02/17/1929
37
Ed McCready
02/17/1930-09/05/2002
36
Ruth Rendell
02/17/1930-05/02/2015
36
William T. Lane
02/17/1931-06/29/2004
35
Spike Heatley
02/17/1933
33
Alan Bates
02/17/1934-12/27/2003
32
Barry Humphries
02/17/1934
32
Christina Pickles
02/17/1935
31
Jim Brown
02/17/1936
30
Benjamin Whitrow
02/17/1937
29
Yvonne Romain
02/17/1938
28
Katherine Keeton
02/17/1939-09/19/1997
27
John Leyton
02/17/1939
27
Mary Ann Mobley
02/17/1939-12/09/2014
27
Gene Pitney
02/17/1940-04/05/2006
26
Pete Brady
02/17/1941
25
Julia McKenzie
02/17/1941
25
Mel Cabang
02/17/1942
24
Claire Malis
02/17/1943-08/24/2012
23
Joe Medjuck
02/17/1943
23
Sarah Fankboner
02/17/1945
21
Brenda Fricker
02/17/1945
21
Rand Hopkins
02/17/1945-01/03/2005
21
Calvin Jung
02/17/1945
21
Ulla Pia
02/17/1945
21
Zina Bethune
02/17/1946-02/12/2012
20
Gwenda Deacon
02/17/1946-11/25/2006
20
André Dussollier
02/17/1946
20
Dodie Stevens
02/17/1946
20
Dallas Adams
02/17/1947-08/29/1991
19
Duane Tucker
02/17/1948
18
Brian Darnley
02/17/1949
17
Don Scardino
02/17/1949
17
Lynne Moody
02/17/1950
16
Gary Chalk
02/17/1952
14
Norman Pace
02/17/1953
13
Aseneth Jurgenson
02/17/1954
12
Rene Russo
02/17/1954
12
Carole Davis
02/17/1958
8
Patrick Hébrard
02/17/1959
7
Steve Antin
02/17/1961
5
Mario Iván Martínez
02/17/1962
4
Lou Diamond Phillips
02/17/1962
4
Michael Jordan
02/17/1963
3
Larry the Cable Guy
02/17/1963
3
Jonathan Breck
02/17/1965
1

Passed on Thursday, Feb 17 1966
Frank Pettingell

Released on Thursday, Feb 17 1966
Secret Agent Super Dragon (1966)CinemaItaly
The Sound of Music (1965)CinemaFrance

Aired on Thursday, Feb 17 1966
ThunderbirdsThe Duchess Assignment
BaronSomething for a Rainy Day

Now Showing Thursday, Feb 17 1966
UK
Casino
Battle of the Bulge
Coliseum
The Great Race
Royalty Theatre
My Fair Lady

Aired on Thursday, Feb 17 1966
UK
BBC1
 4:45 pmJackanoryThe Tale of Mr. Tod

Aired on Thursday, Feb 17 1966
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmBatmanWhen the Rat's Away the Mice will Play
 8:00 pmGidgetOperation Shaggy Dog
 9:00 pmBewitchedDouble Tate
 9:30 pmPeyton PlaceEpisode #2.69
CBS
 7:30 pmMunstersZombo
 8:00 pmGilligan's IslandForward March
 8:30 pmMy Three SonsRobbie and the Little Stranger
NBC
 7:30 pmDaniel BooneThe Fifth Man
 8:30 pmLaredoThe Treasure of San Diablo
 9:30 pmMona McCluskeyDiamonds Are a Girl's Worst Friend

UK Chart
Thursday, Feb 17 1966
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'Nancy Sinatra1
19th Nervous BreakdownThe Rolling Stones2
You Were On My MindCrispian St. Peters3
Spanish FleaHerb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass4
MichelleThe Overlanders5
A Groovy Kind Of LoveThe Mindbenders6
Love's Just A Broken HeartCilla Black7
Keep On RunningThe Spencer Davis Group8
TomorrowSandie Shaw9
Mirror, MirrorPinkerton's Assorted Colours10
A Must To AvoidHerman's Hermits11
GirlSt. Louis Union12
Like A BabyLen Barry13
Second Hand RoseBarbra Streisand14
My LovePetula Clark15
My GirlOtis Redding16
Little By LittleDusty Springfield17
Sha-La-La-La-LeeSmall Faces18
Have Pity On The BoyPaul & Barry Ryan19
MichelleDavid & Jonathan20


US Chart
Saturday, Feb 12 1966
My LovePetula Clark1
Lightnin' StrikesLou Christie2
Uptight (Everything's Alright)Stevie Wonder3
Barbara AnnBeach Boys, The4
We Can Work It OutThe Beatles5
No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)T-Bones, The6
Crying TimeRay Charles7
My World Is Empty Without YouSupremes, The8
Five O'Clock WorldVogues, The9
Don't Mess With BillMarvelettes, The10
Going To A Go-GoMiracles, The11
Zorba The GreekHerb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass12
A Well Respected ManKinks, The13
Just Like MePaul Revere and the Raiders14
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'Nancy Sinatra15
Jenny Take A RideMitch Ryder16
The Men In My Little Girl's LifeMike Douglas17
MichelleDavid and Jonathan18
She's Just My StyleGary Lewis and the Playboys19
A Must To AvoidHerman's Hermits20