March 17

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Birthdays


Roger Brooke Taney 1777 - Fifth Chief Justice of the United States


Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler 1834 - Engineer, industrialist, invented the high-speed petrol engine


Jim Bridger (James Felix Bridger) 1881 - Mountain man, trapper, guide


Paul Eliot Green 1894 - Playwright


Bobby Jones (Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr.) 1902 - Golfer


Marquis Childs 1903 - Journalist


John Pastore 1907 - Lawyer, politician


Nat "King" Cole (Nathaniel Adams Coles) 1919 - Singer, musician


Paul Horn 1930 - Jazz flautist


Dick Curless 1932 - Singer, known as the "Baron of Country Music"


Adam Wade 1937 - Singer, drummer, actor


Rudolf Nureyev 1938 - Ballet dancer


Paul Kantner 1941 - Musician (Jefferson Airplane/Starship)


Jim Weatherly 1943 - Singer, songwriter


Patrick McCauley (Them) 1944


John Sebastian 1944 - Singer, songwriter (Lovin' Spoonful)


Harold Brown 1946 - Musician (War)


Patrick Duffy 1949 - Actor (TV: "Dallas")


Kurt Russell 1951 - Actor


Scott Gorham 1951 - Guitar player (Thin Lizzy)


Susie Allanson 1952 - Singer


Lesley-Anne Down 1954 - Actress


Gary Sinise 1955 - Actor ("C.S.I: NY")


Paul Overstreet 1955 - Country singer


Mike Lindup 1959 - Musician (Level 42)


Vicki Lewis 1960 - Actress


Casey Sirmaszko 1961 - Actor


Claire Grogan (Altered Images) 1962


Rob Stich 1962 - Writer, director


Rob Lowe 1964 - Actor


Van Connor 1967 - Musician (Screaming Trees)


Billy Corgan 1967 - Musician (Smashing Pumpkins)


Mathew St. Patrick 1968 - Actor ("Six Feet Under")


Yanic Truesdale 1969 - Actor ("Gilmore Girls")


Bill Mueller 1971 - Baseball player


Mia Hamm 1972 - Soccer player


Melissa Auf der Maur 1972 - Musician (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins)


Caroline Corr 1973 - Musician (The Corrs)


Marisa Coughlan 1974 - Actress


Stephen Gately 1976 - Singer (Boyzone)


Swifty 1977 - Rapper (D12)


Bobby Ryan 1987 - Hockey player


Katie Ledecky 1997 - Swimmer


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