8/17 / Do yo know any one born on this day ? What is he/she like?

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    1473 - Richard, Duke of York, one of the Princes in the Tower (d. 1483?)

    1562 - Hans Leo Hassler (baptised), German composer (d. 1612)

    1578 - Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)

    1601 - Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (d. 1665)

    1629 - King John III of Poland (d. 1696)

    1768 - Louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French general (d. 1800)

    1786 - Davy Crockett, American frontiersman and soldier (d. 1836)

    1828 - Jules Bernard Luys, French neurologist (d. 1897)

    1844 - Emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia (d. 1913)

    1863 - Gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (d. 1924)

    1866 - Julia Marlowe, Shakespearean actress (d. 1950)

    1882 - Samuel Goldwyn, Hollywood producer (d. 1974)

    1887 - Marcus Garvey, Jamaican leader, Rastafari prophet (d. 1940)

    1887 - Emperor Charles I of Austria (d. 1922)

    1890 - Harry Hopkins, 8th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1946)

    1890 - Stefan Bastyr, Polish aviator, first flight in independent Poland (d. 1920)

    1893 - Mae West, American actress and playwright (d. 1980)

    1896 - Leslie Groves, American military engineer, built The Pentagon,directed Manhattan Project (d. 1970)

    1904 - Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (d. 1991)

    1911 - Mikhail Botvinnik, chess player (d. 1995)

    1913 - W. Mark Felt, FBI associate director and Deep Throat Watergate informant

    1913 - Rudy York, baseball player (d. 1970)

    1920 - Maureen O'Hara, actress

    1926 - Jiang Zemin, 3rd President of the People's Republic of China

    1929 - Francis Gary Powers, U-2 pilot (d. 1977)

    1930 - Glenn Corbett, actor (d. 1993)

    1930 - Ted Hughes, English poet (d. 1998)

    1932 - V. S. Naipaul, West Indian-born writer, Nobel Prize Laureate

    1933 - Gene Kranz, NASA flight director

    1935 - Oleg Tabakov, Russian actor

    1938 - Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian Muslim cleric

    1939 - Luther Allison, American blues guitarist

    1943 - Robert De Niro, American actor

    1943 - Dave "Snaker" Ray, American blues guitarist (d. 2002)

    1948 - Rod MacDonald, American musician

    1951 - Alan Minter, boxer

    1952 - Nelson Piquet, Brazilian formula one driver

    1952 - Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis player

    1954 - Eric Johnson, guitarist

    1955 - Richard Hilton, American heir

    1956 - Gail Berman, president of Paramount Pictures

    1957 - Robin Cousins, British figure skater

    1958 - Belinda Carlisle, American singer

    1958 - Kirk Stevens, Canadian snooker player

    1959 - David Koresh, American cult leader (d. 1993)

    1959 - Jonathan Franzen, American author

    1960 - Sean Penn, American actor, director

    1962 - Gilby Clarke, American musician Guns N' Roses

    1964 - Colin James, blues musician

    1966 - Rodney Mullen, American skateboarder

    1966 - William E. Dudley, American poet

    1968 - Ed McCaffrey, American football player

    1969 - Donnie Wahlberg, American actor and singer

    1970 - Jim Courier, American tennis player

    1970 - Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist

    1970 - Oyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer

    1971 - Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player

    1971 - Uhm Jung-hwa, South Korean singer and actress

    1977 - Thierry Henry, French footballer

    1977 - Tarja Turunen, Finnish singer (Nightwish)

    1977 - William Gallas, French footballer

    1979 - Antwaan Randle El, American football player

    1980 - Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer

    1980 - Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer

    1982 - Akisha Samia, Hawaiian professional wrestler

    1982 - Melissa Anderson, independent professional wrestler

    1985 - Reda Wahid, Lebanese footballer

    1986 - Rudy Gay, American basketball player

    1986 - Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player

    1990 - Rachel Hurd-Wood, British actress

    Source(s): I like Sean Penn, not so much David Koresh though. Donnie Wahlberg's cool. And I love De Niro. Marcus Garvy was awesome as well. ; )
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  • 1 decade ago

    My mother was born on this day. She is 77, was the mother of nine and still swims in the Youghiogheny River.

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