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Birthdays occurring on October, 17


1920 Montgomery Clift was born on October 17, 1920
Look, I'm not odd. I'm just trying to be an actor; not a movie star, an actor.
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1929 Jimmy Breslin was born on October 17, 1929
American journalist, b.1930
When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place.
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1932 Mary Bryant was born on October 17, 1932
I've got all kinds of trinkets around here from her.
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1938 Evel Knievel was born on October 17, 1938
There are a lot of myths about my injuries. They say I have broken every bone in my body. Not true. But I have broken 35 bones. I had surgery 14 times to pin and plate. I shattered my pelvis. I forget all of the things that have broke.
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Deaths occurring on October, 17

1941 Jim Seals was born on October 17, 1941
Back in December I decided to become a donor. Two factors swayed me. My brother-in-law received one from his dad; he lasted four and a half years until he died of pneumonia, ... I was very close to him for a brother in law. That was 30 years ago, and it's still in my mind after all these years.
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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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