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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, May 17 1972
Ellis Jeffreys
05/17/1868-01/21/1943
104
Died Aged:74
Gertrude Hoffman
05/17/1871-10/21/1966
101
Died Aged:95
Lillian Leighton
05/17/1874-03/19/1956
98
Died Aged:81
Kitty Bradbury
05/17/1875-12/12/1945
97
Died Aged:70
Bertram Marburgh
05/17/1875-08/22/1956
97
Died Aged:81
Conway Tearle
05/17/1878-10/01/1938
94
Died Aged:60
Dorothy Gibson
05/17/1889-02/17/1946
83
Died Aged:56
William Irving
05/17/1893-12/25/1943
79
Died Aged:50
Ruth Donnelly
05/17/1896-11/17/1982
76
Alban Blakelock
05/17/1897-12/06/1966
75
Died Aged:69
Malcolm St. Clair
05/17/1897-06/01/1952
75
Died Aged:55
Ralf Harolde
05/17/1899-11/01/1974
73
Jean Gabin
05/17/1904-11/15/1976
68
Jacques Clancy
05/17/1905-05/19/2012
67
Jack Carr
05/17/1906-02/02/1967
66
Died Aged:60
Horace McMahon
05/17/1906-08/17/1971
66
Died Aged:65
Walter Chotzen
05/17/1911-10/20/1998
61
Ruth Dunning
05/17/1911-02/27/1983
61
Alfredo Mayo
05/17/1911-05/19/1985
61
Maureen O'Sullivan
05/17/1911-06/23/1998
61
Alec Clunes
05/17/1912-03/13/1970
60
Died Aged:57
Marie Déa
05/17/1912-03/01/1992
60
Guy Guy-Mas
05/17/1913
59
T. J. Halligan
05/17/1914-07/19/1970
58
Died Aged:56
Joan Benham
05/17/1918-06/13/1981
54
Mary Lawrence
05/17/1918-09/24/1991
54
Tony Aguilar
05/17/1919-06/19/2007
53
Raymond Gérôme
05/17/1920-02/02/2002
52
Herbert Gunn
05/17/1921-07/12/1999
51
Alice Backes
05/17/1923-03/15/2007
49
Douglas Blackwell
05/17/1924-10/17/2009
48
Bob Duggan
05/17/1924-02/08/1998
48
Hannes Messemer
05/17/1924-11/02/1991
48
Artro Morris
05/17/1926-02/11/2014
46
Dietmar Schönherr
05/17/1926-07/18/2014
46
Nyta Dover
05/17/1927-04/13/1998
45
Jean-Louis Richard
05/17/1927-06/03/2012
45
Jacques Ciron
05/17/1928
44
Miriam Byrd-Nethery
05/17/1929-01/06/2003
43
Renato Montalbano
05/17/1931
41
Antonio Casale
05/17/1932-02/04/2017
40
Janet Banzet
05/17/1934-07/29/1971
38
Died Aged:37
Dennis Potter
05/17/1935-06/07/1994
37
Don Dolan
05/17/1936
36
James Gordon
05/17/1936
36
Dennis Hopper
05/17/1936-05/29/2010
36
Dennis Hopper
05/17/1936-05/29/2010
36
Jason Bernard
05/17/1938-10/16/1996
34
Claude Johnson
05/17/1938-05/18/2009
34
André Valardy
05/17/1938-04/30/2007
34
Peter Gerety
05/17/1940
32
Taj Mahal
05/17/1942
30
Al White
05/17/1942
30
Douglas Dirkson
05/17/1943
29
Aleksandr Lenkov
05/17/1943
29
David Simeon
05/17/1943
29
Peter Hinwood
05/17/1946
26
Veronica Doran
05/17/1948
24
Doria Cook-Nelson
05/17/1949
23
Catherine Howe
05/17/1950
22
Alan Johnson
05/17/1950
22
Deborah Dutch
05/17/1951
21
Gérard Krawczyk
05/17/1953
19
Jon Iles
05/17/1954
18
Bill Paxton
05/17/1955-02/25/2017
17
Bob Saget
05/17/1956
16
Jennifer Butt
05/17/1958
14
Fiona Hutchison
05/17/1960
12
Enya
05/17/1961
11
Corey Johnson
05/17/1961
11
David Eigenberg
05/17/1964
8
Paige Turco
05/17/1965
7
Cameron Bancroft
05/17/1967
5
David Ramolet
05/17/1967
5
Alan Doyle
05/17/1969
3

Passed on Wednesday, May 17 1972
John Shelton

Released on Wednesday, May 17 1972
Blood From the Mummy's Tomb (1971)CinemaUSA
The Organization (1971)CinemaFrance

Aired on Wednesday, May 17 1972
Smith FamilyRogue Cop
Jokers WildEpisode #7.1
Number 96Episode #1.49
Spy TrapThe Executioner: Part 1
Lift OffEpisode #4.6
CallanThe Richmond File: Do You Recognise the Woman?

UK Chart
Saturday, May 13 1972
Amazing GraceThe Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards1
Come What May (Apres-Toi)Vicky Leandros2
CherishDavid Cassidy3
Could It Be ForeverDavid Cassidy3
A Thing Called LoveJohnny Cash & The Evangel Temple Choir4
Tumbling DiceThe Rolling Stones5
RadancerThe Marmalade6
Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long Long Time)Elton John7
Run Run RunJo Jo Gunne8
Metal GuruT. Rex9
Sweet Talking GuyThe Chiffons10
Back Off BoogalooRingo Starr11
DeboraTyrannosaurus Rex12
One Inch RockTyrannosaurus Rex12
The Young New Mexican PuppeteerTom Jones13
Stir It UpJohnny Nash14
Without YouNilsson15
Until It's Time For You To GoElvis Presley16
Take A Look AroundThe Temptations17
Oh Babe, What Would You SayHurricane Smith18
Saturday Night At The MoviesThe Drifters19
Leeds UnitedLeeds United F.C.20


US Chart
Saturday, May 13 1972
The First Time Ever I Saw Your FaceRoberta Flack1
I GotchaJoe Tex2
Oh GirlThe Chi-Lites3
I'll Take You ThereThe Staple Singers4
Rockin' RobinMichael Jackson5
Betcha By Golly, WowThe Stylistics6
Look What You Done For MeAl Green7
Day DreamingAretha Franklin8
Back Off BoogalooRingo Starr9
A Horse With No NameAmerica10
Tumbling DiceThe Rolling Stones11
VincentDon McLean12
Castles In The AirDon McLean12
Hot Rod LincolnCommander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen13
Doctor My EyesJackson Browne14
Morning Has BrokenCat Stevens15
The Family Of ManThree Dog Night16
Little Bitty Pretty OneJackson 517
Slippin' Into DarknessWar18
A Cowboys Work Is Never DoneSonny & Cher19
Sylvia's MotherDr. Hook20