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WhoBirthdayAge on Saturday, May 17 1969
Ellis Jeffreys
05/17/1868-01/21/1943
101
Died Aged:74
Gertrude Hoffman
05/17/1871-10/21/1966
98
Died Aged:95
Lillian Leighton
05/17/1874-03/19/1956
95
Died Aged:81
Kitty Bradbury
05/17/1875-12/12/1945
94
Died Aged:70
Bertram Marburgh
05/17/1875-08/22/1956
94
Died Aged:81
Conway Tearle
05/17/1878-10/01/1938
91
Died Aged:60
Dorothy Gibson
05/17/1889-02/17/1946
80
Died Aged:56
William Irving
05/17/1893-12/25/1943
76
Died Aged:50
Ruth Donnelly
05/17/1896-11/17/1982
73
Alban Blakelock
05/17/1897-12/06/1966
72
Died Aged:69
Malcolm St. Clair
05/17/1897-06/01/1952
72
Died Aged:55
Ralf Harolde
05/17/1899-11/01/1974
70
Jean Gabin
05/17/1904-11/15/1976
65
Jacques Clancy
05/17/1905-05/19/2012
64
Jack Carr
05/17/1906-02/02/1967
63
Died Aged:60
Horace McMahon
05/17/1906-08/17/1971
63
Walter Chotzen
05/17/1911-10/20/1998
58
Ruth Dunning
05/17/1911-02/27/1983
58
Alfredo Mayo
05/17/1911-05/19/1985
58
Maureen O'Sullivan
05/17/1911-06/23/1998
58
Alec Clunes
05/17/1912-03/13/1970
57
Marie Déa
05/17/1912-03/01/1992
57
Guy Guy-Mas
05/17/1913
56
T. J. Halligan
05/17/1914-07/19/1970
55
Joan Benham
05/17/1918-06/13/1981
51
Mary Lawrence
05/17/1918-09/24/1991
51
Tony Aguilar
05/17/1919-06/19/2007
50
Raymond Gérôme
05/17/1920-02/02/2002
49
Herbert Gunn
05/17/1921-07/12/1999
48
Alice Backes
05/17/1923-03/15/2007
46
Douglas Blackwell
05/17/1924-10/17/2009
45
Bob Duggan
05/17/1924-02/08/1998
45
Hannes Messemer
05/17/1924-11/02/1991
45
Artro Morris
05/17/1926-02/11/2014
43
Dietmar Schönherr
05/17/1926-07/18/2014
43
Nyta Dover
05/17/1927-04/13/1998
42
Jean-Louis Richard
05/17/1927-06/03/2012
42
Jacques Ciron
05/17/1928
41
Miriam Byrd-Nethery
05/17/1929-01/06/2003
40
Renato Montalbano
05/17/1931
38
Antonio Casale
05/17/1932-02/04/2017
37
Janet Banzet
05/17/1934-07/29/1971
35
Dennis Potter
05/17/1935-06/07/1994
34
Don Dolan
05/17/1936
33
James Gordon
05/17/1936
33
Dennis Hopper
05/17/1936-05/29/2010
33
Dennis Hopper
05/17/1936-05/29/2010
33
Jason Bernard
05/17/1938-10/16/1996
31
Claude Johnson
05/17/1938-05/18/2009
31
André Valardy
05/17/1938-04/30/2007
31
Peter Gerety
05/17/1940
29
Taj Mahal
05/17/1942
27
Al White
05/17/1942
27
Douglas Dirkson
05/17/1943
26
Aleksandr Lenkov
05/17/1943
26
David Simeon
05/17/1943
26
Peter Hinwood
05/17/1946
23
Veronica Doran
05/17/1948
21
Doria Cook-Nelson
05/17/1949
20
Catherine Howe
05/17/1950
19
Alan Johnson
05/17/1950
19
Deborah Dutch
05/17/1951
18
Gérard Krawczyk
05/17/1953
16
Jon Iles
05/17/1954
15
Bill Paxton
05/17/1955-02/25/2017
14
Bob Saget
05/17/1956
13
Jennifer Butt
05/17/1958
11
Fiona Hutchison
05/17/1960
9
Enya
05/17/1961
8
Corey Johnson
05/17/1961
8
David Eigenberg
05/17/1964
5
Paige Turco
05/17/1965
4
Cameron Bancroft
05/17/1967
2
David Ramolet
05/17/1967
2
Alan Doyle
05/17/1969
0


Aired on Saturday, May 17 1969
ITV Saturday Night TheatreRogues Gallery: The Wicked Stage
Rogues' GalleryThe Wicked Stage

Now Showing Saturday, May 17 1969
UK
Astoria
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Casino
Ice Station Zebra
Leicester Square Theatre
Oliver!

Aired on Saturday, May 17 1969
UK
BBC1
 5:15 pmDoctor WhoThe War Games: Episode 5
Yorkshire TV
 8:00 pmAvengersBizarre

UK Chart
Wednesday, May 14 1969
Get BackThe Beatles1
My Sentimental FriendHerman's Hermits2
Man Of The WorldFleetwood Mac3
Come Back And Shake MeClodagh Rodgers4
GoodbyeMary Hopkin5
My WayFrank Sinatra6
Behind A Painted SmileThe Isley Brothers7
IsraelitesDesmond Dekker & The Aces8
The BoxerSimon & Garfunkel9
Pinball WizardThe Who10
DizzyTommy Roe11
Road RunnerJr. Walker & The All Stars12
Harlem ShuffleBob & Earl13
CupidJohnny Nash14
Ragamuffin ManManfred Mann15
Gentle On My MindDean Martin16
The Windmills Of Your MindNoel Harrison17
Boom Bang-A-BangLulu18
Love Me TonightTom Jones19
Passing StrangersBilly Eckstine & Sarah Vaughan20


US Chart
Saturday, May 17 1969
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)The 5th Dimension1
HairThe Cowsills2
Get BackThe Beatles3
It's Your ThingThe Isley Brothers4
Love (Can Make You Happy)Mercy5
Hawaii Five-OThe Ventures6
The BoxerSimon & Garfunkel7
AtlantisDonovan8
GitarzanRay Stevens9
These EyesThe Guess Who10
You've Made Me So Very HappyBlood, Sweat & Tears11
Oh Happy DayThe Edwin Hawkins Singers12
GoodbyeMary Hopkin14
The Chokin' KindJoe Simon15
Only The Strong SurviveJerry Butler16
Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'Crazy Elephant17
Sweet Cherry WineTommy James and the Shondells18
Grazing In The GrassThe Friends Of Distinction19
Pinball WizardThe Who20