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On This Day

August 17

Thrift Shop Day

1908 The first cartoon Fantasmagorie premiers

1946 Animal Farm is published written by George Orwell.

1959 Miles Davis release the album King of Blue

1968 The album Hush is released by Deep Purple

1973 Willie Mays hits his last home run it’s would be 660

1979 The Monty Python film Life of Brian opens

1986 During the RUN DMC Hell Rasing Tour concert in turns to a riot while Whodini hits the stage

1990 The Opening of the film The Exorcist III directed by William Peter Blatty starring George C. Scott, Nancy Fish & Samuel L. Jackson

1998 Bill Clinton Monica Lewinsky scandal.

2008 Michael Phelps sets a new Olympic record with 8 gold medals in one Olympics

Happy Birthday

1786 Davy Crockett

1893 Mae West actress Mr. ED, I’m no Angel

1943 Robert De Niro one of actors of out time has starred in Mean Streets, The Godfather, Once Upon a Time in America , A Bronx Tale & Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

1959 David Koresh Cult leader

1960 Senn Penn actor

1969 Donnie Wahlberg in the boy band NKOTB actor Blue Bloods, SAW

1975 Giuliana Rancic TV personality

1981 Kristin Adams TV show hostess

1987 Evelyn Lin Pornstar

1992 Paige WWE Superstar

1993 Cassidy Bank Pornstar