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 This day in History - May 17
436 Historic Events for May 17
1963

Jon Koncak, NBA center (Orlando Magic)

Birth
1964

Otto V Kuusinen, pres of Karelo-Finnish soviet rep (1940-56), dies 82

Death
1964

Phillies triple play Houston Colt .45s

Event
1964

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open Invitational

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1965

Trent Reznor, musician (9 Inch Nails)

Birth
1966

KFDO (now KVIJ) TV channel 8 in Sayre, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1966

Mark Kratzmann, Australia, tennis star

Birth
1966

Danny Manning, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns)

Birth
1966

Mark Schmocker, Interlaken Switz, US team handball goalie (Oly-96)

Birth
1967

Cameron Bancroft, actor (Beverly Hills 90210)

Birth
1967

Dylan's 1965 UK Tour is released as film "Don't Look Back"

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1967

Debbie Dutch, Titusville NJ, actress (Hell's Paradox)

Birth
1967

Nigel Martin Balchin, novelist, dies

Death
1967

John Wesley Work, composer, dies at 65

Death
1968

European Space Research Org launches 1st satellite

Event
1968

Frank Howard belts record 8th HR in 5th straight game

Event
1968

US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1968

Tim Grunhard, NFL center (KC Chiefs)

Birth
1969

Craig Erickson, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1969

Aaron Ruffin, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)

Birth
1969

Balt, Cleve and Pitts agree to go from NFC to AFC in NFL

Event
1969

95th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6

Event
1969

"My Wife, My Dog, My Cat," by Maskman and The Agents hits #92

Event
1969

Paige Turco, Boston MA, actress (Melanie-Guiding Light)

Birth
1969

Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)

Birth