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Birthdays occurring on October, 17

1915 Arthur Miller was born on October 17, 1915
American playwright, 1915-2005
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
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1917 Sumner Locke Elliott was born on October 17, 1917
Imagine them adding insult to imagery.
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1918 Harvey Wheeler was born on October 17, 1918
The same system that produced a bewildering succession of new-model, style-obsolescent autos and refrigerators can also produce an endless outpouring of new-model, style-obsolescent science.
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1919 Zhao Ziyang was born on October 17, 1919
Chinese politician and minister, Chinese Communist leader, 1919-2005
Communists should be the first to be concerned about other people and country and the last to enjoy themselves.
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Deaths occurring on October, 17

1919 Rita Hayworth was born on October 17, 1919
American motion-picture actress and dancer, who rose to glamorous stardom in the 1940s and 50s. 1919-1987
All I wanted was just what everybody else wants, you know, to be loved.
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1586 Sir Philip Sidney died on October 17, 1586
English statesman, 1554-1586
If you neglect your work, you will dislike it; if you do it well, you will enjoy it
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1705 Ninon de Lenclos died on October 17, 1705
French courtesan, Her beauty and wit attracted famous men of the day; wrote La Coquette Vengee (1659). 1620-1705
A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them
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1836 George Colman, the Younger died on October 17, 1836
English playwright and writer of scurrilous satiric verse, and theatre manager whose comic operas, farces, melodramas, and sentimental comedies. 1762-1836
Like two single gentlemen rolled into one.
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1849 Frederic Chopin died on October 17, 1849
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
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1897 Charles A. Dana died on October 17, 1897
American journalist, 1819-1897
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth or the only truth.
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