On this day timelines November 17th

On this day timelines November 17th

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On this day timelines November 17th



1942 – Bob Gaudio, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (The Four Seasons)

1942 – Martin Scorsese, American director, producer, screenwriter, and actor

1944 – Gene Clark, American singer-songwriter (The Byrds, The New Christy Minstrels, and Dillard & Clark) (d. 1991)

1944 – Danny DeVito, American actor, director, and producer

1944 – Lorne Michaels, Canadian-American screenwriter and producer, created Saturday Night Live

1945 – Roland Joffé, English-French director, producer, and screenwriter

1946 – Martin Barre, English guitarist and songwriter (Jethro Tull)

1966 – Jeff Buckley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Gods and Monsters) (d. 1997)

1966 – Kate Ceberano, Australian singer-songwriter and actress (I’m Talking)

1966 – Richard Fortus, American guitarist (Guns N’ Roses and Love Spit Love)

1970 – Paul Allender, English guitarist and songwriter (Cradle of Filth and The Blood Divine)

1972 – Kimya Dawson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Moldy Peaches)

1980 – Isaac Hanson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Hanson)

1981 – Sarah Harding, English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (Girls Aloud)

1983 – Christopher Paolini, American author


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