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 This day in History - February 17
447 Historic Events for February 17
1969

Traci Adell, New Orleans La, playmate (July, 1994)

Birth
1969

Levon Kirkland, NFL linebacker (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1969

David Klingler, NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders, Cin Bengals)

Birth
1969

Joel Steed, NFL nose tackle (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1969

Golda Meir sworn in as Israel's 1st female prime minister

Event
1969

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash record an album (never released)

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1970

Agnon, [SJ Czaczkes], Hebrew writer (Nobel 1966), dies at 81

Death
1970

Schmuel J Agnon, novelist (Nobel 1966), dies

Death
1970

Alfred Newman, US composer, dies at 69

Death
1970

Robert Marasco's "Child's Play," premieres in NYC

Event
1970

Tommy Moe, Anchorage Alaska, nordic skiier (Olympic-gold/silver-1994)

Birth
1970

Jeffrey McDonald slices up his wife and daughter

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1970

Joni Mitchell's final concert (Royal Albert Hall)

Event
1971

Teddy Hart, actor (3 Men on a Horse), dies at 73

Death
1971

England regains cricket Ashes with a 2-0 series win

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1972

Tony Lawson, NSA Australia, diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

President Nixon leaves Washington DC for China

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1972

British Parliament votes to join European Common Market

Event
1972

Lloy Ball, Ft Wayne Ind, volleyball setter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

Richard MacQuire, Melbourne VIC Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer, dies at 67

Death
1972

Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, founder (SF Zen Center), « ashes buried

Death
1972

Billie Joe Armstrong, singer/musician (Green Day)

Birth
1972

Stephen Robinson, Arlington Va, rower (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1972

Vladimir Vujtek, NHL forward (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998, Tampa Bay)

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