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 This day in History - January 17
414 Historic Events for January 17
1971

Derek Plante, Cloquet, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres)

Birth
1971

Super Bowl V: Balt Colts-16, Dallas Cowboys-13 in Miami Superbowl MVP: Chuck Howley, Dallas, LB

Event
1972

Rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55

Death
1972

Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd

Event
1972

Wendall Gaines, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1972

Rohn Meyer, CFL offensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)

Birth
1973

Fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77

Death
1973

New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life

Event
1973

Amanda Elizabeth Spivey, Spartanburg SC, Miss America-SC (1996)

Birth
1973

City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi

Event
1974

Sharon Marie Ferris, NZ, yachter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1974

Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican/US baseball infielder (Texas Rangers)

Birth
1974

Marcus Spriggs, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1974

Derrick Mason, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)

Birth
1974

Styne, Comdem and Green's musical "Lorelei," premieres in NYC

Event
1976

"I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1

Event
1976

Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in auto-accident

Death
1976

Hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency

Event
1977

NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 24-14

Event
1977

Gary Gilmore, executed in Utah, 1st US execution since 1967

Death
1977

KC releases Tommy Davis, ends an 18-year career with 10 teams

Event
1977

Zaire president Mobutu visits Belgium

Event
1977

Ali el Kattabi, soccer player (Sparta)

Birth
1978

Irina A Borisova, Miss Universe-Ukraine (1996)

Birth
1979

NY Islanders didn't get a shot off in 1 period against NY Rangers

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