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 This day in History - March 17
429 Historic Events for March 17
1947

Ian Gomm, rock guitarist

Birth
1948

Fran Byrne, rocker

Birth
1948

Robert Braunwart, who added thousands of dates to this database

Birth
1948

William [Ford] Gibson, Canada, sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)

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1948

Pat Lloyd, rocker

Birth
1949

Felix Bressart, actor (Escape, Ninotchka, Iceland), dies at 54

Death
1949

Patrick Duffy, Townsend Mont, actor (Bobby-Dallas, Man from Atlantis)

Birth
1950

Element 98 (Californium) announced

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1950

Belgian govt of Eyskens resigns

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1951

Test Cricket debut of Brian Statham, England v NZ Christchurch

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1951

Govt of Drees takes power

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1951

Kurt Russell, Springfeild Mass, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons)

Birth
1951

Scott Gorham, Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-21 Guns)

Birth
1953

WWLP TV channel 22 in Springfield, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1953

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1953

Bill Veeck says he will sell his 80% of St Louis Browns for $2,475M

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1953

Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer, dies at 73

Death
1954

Wally Stocker, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You)

Birth
1954

Rena Jones, rock vocalist

Birth
1954

Lesley-Anne Down, London, actress (A Little Night Music, Moonraker)

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1954

Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor, dies at 88

Death
1955

Cynthia McKinney, (Rep-D-Georgia)

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1955

Gary Sinise, actor (Apollo 13, Forrest Gump)

Birth
1955

Bill Beyers, actor (Wally McCandless-Capitol)

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